SR Technics signs engine MRO agreement with Eurowings

Eurowings A320 runway action

MRO service provider SR Technics has signed a major engine maintenance, repair and overhaul agreement with Eurowings, the Lufthansa Group’s low-cost airline. The two-year agreement was signed at the end of June 2018 and covers part of the airline’s CFM56-5B fleet. Cooperation with Eurowings began in January of this year and in order to meet the demands of the carrier’s large engine shop visit demands, SR Technics provided single engine shop visit offers to customize its services. This, combined with slots that met the carrier’s planning needs and SR Technics’ continuous support, was key to clinching the two-year contract. All Read more

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LHT signs comprehensive A350 APU support for two Asian airlines

Two major Asian airlines entrusted Lufthansa Technik with the technical support for the HGT1700 auxiliary power units (APU) of their A350-900 fleets. South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines signed a ten year long-term contract for the HGT1700 APUs of its planned fleet of 30 A350-900 aircraft. The services will be provided in the frame of an exclusive time and material agreement and will start in August 2018. All repairs will be performed in the workshops at Lufthansa Technik’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. Vietnam Airlines also entrusted the maintenance of its HGT1700 APUs to Lufthansa Technik and signed an exclusive time and Read more

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Lufthansa and BASF start In-Service-Evaluation of Kerojet® Aquarius

Kerojet® Aquarius, ©Lufthansa

BASF and Lufthansa have successfully started the In-Service-Evaluation (ISE) for BASF’s new water scavenger additive for jet fuel – Kerojet® Aquarius. The ISE marks an important step in the commercialization for this innovative additive. In the course of the ISE, BASF’s additive solution is used on designated flight routes on Airbus air planes. On July 24, the ISE started successfully with an Airbus A340-600 between Munich and San Francisco. The advantage of the additive is that cost intensive measures to extract water at mandatory intervals can be reduced as water accumulation will be minimized. In addition, time consuming and expensive Read more

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Pratt & Whitney expands service network with new designated maintenance facility in Brazil

Pratt & Whitney Canada has appointed its third Designated Maintenance Facility (DMF) in Brazil, Helipark Manutenção Aeronáutica. Based in Carapicuíba, in São Paulo, this new DMF will service the PT6B-37A, PW206C, PW207D, PW207D1, PW207D2 and PW210A helicopter engines. This new appointment is part of P&WC’s effort to grow its service network in the region and provide cost-effective, customized solutions to increase aircraft availability. Helipark Manutenção Aeronáutica will offer line maintenance support as well as mobile repair team (MRT) field services. As part of its expanding regional support strategy, P&WC appointed RICO Taxi Aereo and ABA Manutenção de Aeronaves. A Designated Read more

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STS AeroStaff and Technical Services merge operations

STS AeroStaff Services, the staffing company that started it all for STS Aviation Group in 1984, rebrands amidst a merger of operations with its sister company, STS Technical Services. Moving forward, the consolidated companies will be known as STS Technical Services. The brand shift was made to better reflect the organization’s current visions and future goals through the capitalization of synergies. The combined company will continue to provide the global aerospace industry with robust staffing solutions. However, the merger will now offer that same user community end-to-end workforce management and professional services to solve talent acquisition challenges within the ever-changing Read more

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Air BP presents carbon offsetting program for business aviation at LABACE 2018

Air BP refuels operators aircraft ©Air BP

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, will highlight its pioneering carbon offset program for business aviation in Brazil at LABACE, the largest business aviation conference and exhibition in Latin America. Through this program Air BP offsets carbon emissions, via BP Target Neutral, related to the use of aviation fuel supplied to its customers. This initiative supports the aviation industry’s ambitious targets set by ICAO of achieving carbon neutral growth by 2020 and a 50% cut in total emissions by 2050, relative to 2015. “We are very proud to present such an important initiative during LABACE. We Read more

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GE Aviation Asheville hits major production milestone

GE Aviation Asheville, a leader in delivering Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMCs) components for commercial aviation applications, celebrated the delivery of its 25,000th CFM International LEAP engine turbine shroud. Just five years after breaking ground, CMC production at the site is thriving. Shroud production rates for the LEAP program have more than tripled each year since the site opened. Today, these Asheville-produced shrouds have surpassed more than 1.5 million flight hours on the 800+ LEAP engines in commercial airline service. The LEAP is the world’s best-selling jet engine with a current backlog of more than 15,500 engines — translating to over Read more

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FL Technics lands Comair as new client

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has signed an agreement with Comair, a private domestic airline operator in the Republic of South Africa, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Comair is a South African aviation and travel company, offering scheduled and non-scheduled airline services within South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands, as its main business. The company operates under its low-fare airline brand, kulula.com, as well as under the British Airways livery, as part of a license agreement. According to the agreement, Comair will receive extended base maintenance services. Read more

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C&L Aerospace purchases ERJ145

C&L Aerospace, A C&L Aviation Group company, has purchased an ERJ145 aircraft to be parted out. All parts from the aircraft will be stocked in C&L’s warehouses in the US and around the globe. Parts from the ERJ will supplement existing inventory and be used to support PBH and rotable parts contracts, as C&L currently has with operators. It will also be utilized on aircraft in heavy maintenance at their Bangor, Maine Part 145 maintenance facility where C&L performs heavy maintenance on a variety of regional aircraft, including the ERJ. “Our ability to finalize the deal and close quickly was Read more

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Werner Aero Services acquires one Embraer E-190

Werner Aero Services has acquired an Embraer E-190, MSN233. This jet will be used to support Werner Aero Services continued expansion of its E-Jets asset management programs. Werner Aero Services E-Jets business includes pooling access, repair management, engine leasing, as well as nacelle and spare support. “We are excited to add this E-Jet to our asset management program. We made a commitment to continually invest in the E-Jet market and are proud to have kept our promise. Werner Aero Services’ goal is to become the biggest independent Embraer supplier in the world.” said Mike Cazaz, CEO of Werner Aero Services.

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