StandardAero signs new three-year deal with Air Georgian

StandardAero has signed a new, three-year maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) agreement to provide support for 17 Honeywell 36-150RJ auxiliary power units (APUs) equipping Air Georgian’s fleet of CRJ100/200 aircraft. The services will be provided at StandardAero’s Maryville, Tennessee facility. StandardAero is an authorized MRO facility for some of the industry’s most popular APUs, including the GTCP 36-100/-150, RE220 and APS2300. Air Georgian Limited is a privately owned airline based at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, ON, Canada, with hubs at Calgary International Airport and Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. Air Georgian principally operates as an Air Canada Express Read more

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Donghai Airlines chooses TCI Cabin Interior

TCI has reached an agreement with Donghai Airlines in order to design and manufacture the galleys of their first 10 new B737 Max-8 aircraft orders. The delivery of the aircraft will start in 2019. This agreement has been a critical milestone for TCI as an entrance to Chinese Aviation Market. Donghai Airlines was established in 2002 as the first private airline in China. It is based at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport and serves 41 cities across China and started their first international flight between Shenzhen and Utapao in 2017. Donghai Airlines has a young fleet of average age of 3 Read more

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Eastar Jet becomes new LHT customer in Korea

The Korean low-cost carrier Eastar Jet has commissioned Lufthansa Technik AG to supply components for its short and medium-haul fleet. Eastar Jet currently operates 18 Boeing 737NG and has placed more orders on this aircraft type. The Total Component Support (TCS®) agreement includes component maintenance as well as spare parts leasing through a component pool at the airline’s headquarters at Gimpo International Airport in Seoul. Eastar Jet will also be granted access to the corresponding spare parts pools at Lufthansa Technik. “We are pleased to know that component supply for our Boeing 737NG fleet is in the hands of a Read more

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Jeppesen and Blackshape extend long-term agreement for multiple, integrated services

Jeppesen and Blackshape, the Italian manufacturer of high performance general aviation aircraft, have announced they will extend their cooperation through a long-term agreement. The agreement will include the distribution of spare parts for Blackshape aircraft, a new 10-year agreement for bundled Jeppesen navigation data to be installed at every new Blackshape aircraft delivery and the exploration of integrated pilot training. The announcement builds upon the companies’ current agreement and also involves a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore other business areas of interest, providing additional value with new aircraft delivery, including spare parts distribution from Aviall, Boeing eAircraft training software Read more

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Deer Jet to enroll 12 aircraft from its Gulfstream fleet into Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan

Honeywell has signed a three-year contract with Deer Jet, the largest business aviation operator in Asia Pacific, to enroll 12 aircraft from its Gulfstream fleet into the Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan and another nine aircraft into the Honeywell Mechanical Protection Plan. Existing protection plans on Deer Jet aircraft have already saved the company nearly US$1m. The Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP) is a maintenance service program and protection plan that offers fast and cost-efficient avionics support to business and general aviation operators. Honeywell’s program plays a significant role in operators avoiding unexpected maintenance costs and keeping fleets optimized and flight-ready. Read more

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Royal Jordanian signs component services contract with Spairliners

Jordan’s flag carrier, Royal Jordanian, has signed a component services contract with Spairliners, the leading Integrated Component Care provider for Embraer E-Jet and Airbus A380 aircraft. Effective from March 2018 the contract covers the component supply and repair management of Royal Jordanian Airlines’ E-Jet fleet consisting of three E175 and two E195 aircraft. Spairliners will supply Royal Jordanian Airlines’ fleet from its component pool and logistic hub in Paris, France, as well as its central spare parts warehouse in Munich, Germany. The contracted services include streamlined supply chain management, pool access, repair management and tailored logistics services for Line Replaceable Read more

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Ameco and Sino Jet sign business jet maintenance agreement

On April 18th, during ABACE 2018, Ameco has signed a business jet maintenance agreement with Sino Jet to provide the latter with airframe services. The new agreement will further strengthen the long-term cooperation between the two companies. Ameco will provide its customer high-quality services relying on its maintenance capability and strong service network in eleven domestic cities. Founded in 2011, Sino Jet is managing and operating more than 30 business jets domestically and abroad.

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Ameco and Lufthansa Technik sign MoU for cooperation in business aircraft services

Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation (Ameco) and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for in-depth cooperation of support for business jets at Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The intent of this cooperation between Ameco and Lufthansa Technik will be the establishment of a long-term cooperative partnership, which will combine mutual strengths to provide the best support for Chinese clients and to jointly develop the business jet market in China as such. Both parties will work closely together to improve and extend the availability of technical support for business jets in China, as well as Read more

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Fokker Techniek awarded first Airbus ACJ319neo VIP completion contract by K5-Aviation

On the first day of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, Fokker Techniek, a business of GKN Aerospace, has announced that it has signed a contract with long-term customer K5-Aviation for the first ever ACJ319neo VIP completion. The completion starts in May 2019 and is scheduled to be ready for delivery at the beginning of 2020. This order comes in addition to the already contracted completions. Luca Madone of K5-Aviation says “Awarding Fokker Techniek for this prestigious project was a logical continuation of the existing relationship both companies have from previous projects. We believe Fokker will deliver again on Read more

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Eirtech Cargo Loading System Cover selected by Asian and South American airlines

An Asian and South American Airline have selected the Eirtech Cargo Loading System (CLS) Cover solution for installation on their A319 and A321 aircraft. This solution allows A320 family aircraft with a Cargo Loading System installed to be converted for bulk loading purposes. Airlines can then easily and safely store cargo and passenger baggage without affecting the installed CLS system. The solution is completely reversible, is the lightest equivalent solution on the market and can be supplied with EASA and FAA approvals. Engineering and installation kits are available with short lead times. The installation of this solution takes approximately 4 Read more

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