S7 Technics to increase Gazprom Avia’s wheel repair work by 35%

Wheels repair at ©S7 Technics' base at Moscow Domodedovo airport

Demand for aircraft wheel repair services by S7 Technics is accelerating. In July, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) specialist and Gazprom Avia, Russia’s largest corporate airline, jointly signed a new wheel MRO contract to support the Boeing 737-700 and the Superjet 100 aircraft types. Repairs to Gazprom Avia’s aircraft wheels will be performed by S7 Technics’ specialists at its base at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport and the provider’s transport logistics group is to deliver components to the repair base and also back to the airline. For S7 Technics, Gazprom Avia has become one of its key customers for MRO services Read more

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MTU Maintenance signs CF6-80C2 and GE90-110B contracts with Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiaries

Atlas Air and ©MTU Maintenance sign extension of CF6-80C2 contract

MTU Maintenance and long-term partner Atlas Air, a subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, have signed a seven-year extension of their CF6-80C2 contract. The contract builds on over 15 years collaboration between the two companies and includes maintenance, repair and overhaul coverage of over 200 engines powering Atlas Air’s B747 and B767 fleets, as well as engine trend monitoring. It incorporates numerous elements of MTU Maintenance’s SAVEPlus offering, one of the MTUPlus intelligent solutions and a product dedicated to reducing cost through smart strategies for mature engines. Additionally, MTU Maintenance is the exclusive service partner for Atlas Air Worldwide subsidiary Read more

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HAECO Private Jet Solutions expands service offerings for UAE operators

©HAECO PJS expands service offering for UAE operators

HAECO Xiamen has obtained from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) an extension to its Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) certificate, covering both airframe and line maintenance. This enables HAECO Private Jet Solutions (HAECO PJS), the Group’s private jet cabin completion specialist, to provide airframe maintenance as part of its comprehensive, one-stop cabin completion solutions for UAE-registered aircraft at its facility in Xiamen. HAECO PJS has already worked with a number of Saudi Arabian operators, and provides dedicated customer support in Middle East from Dubai. The award of the GCAA approval adds to the division’s value proposition Read more

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CAS receives Maintenance Organization Approval Validation Certificate from Bailiwick of Guernsey

Certified Aviation Services (CAS), has been awarded the Maintenance Organization Approval (MOA) Validation Certificate from Bailiwick of Guernsey. The scope of this certificate covers work for CAS’ AOG Go-Team division. This will be the Go-Team’s sixth certification earned. The extensive line of certificates shows its commitment to ensuring safety and quality standards are continuously met on a daily basis. The MOA certification will authorize the CAS Go-Team to release any aircraft in its operations specification that is a Bailiwick of Guernsey registered operator. It will advance the Go-Team to continue its expansion of providing rapid response repair services worldwide.

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GA Telesis MRO Services Group signs long-term landing gear MRO agreement with China Express Airlines

China Express and GA Telesis MRO Services Group sign new contract ©AirTeamImages

GA Telesis, a leader in integrated aviation services, reported the execution of a new long-term agreement with China Express to overhaul landing gear valued at US$27 million. The agreement has a five year term and covers the repair and overhaul of the entire fleet of CRJ900 landing gear. The agreement encompasses coverage of 35 aircraft over five years, and includes a leasing component that was created and provided by the Inventory Leasing Group from within the GA Telesis Ecosystem™.

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Vortex Aviation receives ISO 9001:2015 and AS9110-2016 certificate

Vortex Aviation announced receipt of its ISO 9001:2015 and AS9110C certificate at its Fort Lauderdale, Florida location. The assessment was performed in accordance with the Aerospace Quality Management System (AQMS) Standard AS9104/1:2012A as part of Vortex’s initiative to provide superior quality and customer service. This certification demonstrates a systemic approach to continuous internal review of our business processes with periodic third party validation. Vortex has established a strategy to obtain ISO certification at all of its locations around the world.

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Croatia Airlines renews contracts with Lufthansa Technik

Croatia Airlines' Airbus A319 ©Croatia Airlines/A. Grubelic

Croatia Airlines has extended two long-standing contracts with Lufthansa Technik. The extended agreements cover the Airbus A320-family fleet of the state-owned airline of Croatia, which is currently operating six aircraft of this type. An existing Total Component Support (TCS®) contract was extended by seven years. At the same time, the contract covering auxiliary power unit (APU) services was extended by five years. Croatia Airlines will also become a user of Lufthansa Technik’s digital platform AVIATAR. Lufthansa Technik has been a maintenance partner to Croatia Airlines since 1992, when the MRO provider started to support the Boeing 737 fleet of Croatia Read more

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ST Engineering’s Aerospace sector secures contracts worth US$809 million for 2nd quarter 2019

Singapore Technologies Engineering has reported that its Aerospace sector has received a number of contracts in the second quarter 2019, worth about US$809 million, from airframe to engine MRO services and support. These contracts include a multi-year agreement from a long-time customer to provide heavy maintenance services to their entire fleet of Boeing 717s, agreements from AirAsiaX Berhad and Beibu Gulf Airlines also for heavy maintenance, and a number of agreements for engine maintenance. The sector gained further traction in its unmanned aerial solutions with a contract win for its latest smart drone system, DroNet, to be applied in security Read more

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HOP! extends relationship with Spairliners for component support

Hop! ©AirTeamImages

Spairliners GmbH and HOP!, a subsidiary airline of the AIR FRANCE Group, have extended their business relationship by signing a long-term contract for the comprehensive component support of HOP!’s E-Jet fleet. HOP! currently operates a fleet of 15 Embraer E170 and 11 Embraer E190. During the next two years HOP! will add an additional six brand new E190 to its fleet and will then operate 32 E-Jet aircraft. This contract includes a dedicated on-site stock for HOP!’s exclusive use in Paris- Charles de Gaulle, improved logistic processes and a customized and automated IT-interface. Spairliners will provide its Component Services from Read more

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West Star Aviation approved for winglet installation on Citation Sovereign

Completed winglets installation on Citation Sovereign ©West Star Aviation

West Star Aviation will offer Winglet Technology’s winglet installation for the Citation Sovereign model. Current certified installation of the Transitional winglet for the Sovereign model can be completed at the Grand Junction facility, one of four West Star full-service Textron Aviation Approved Service Center locations, where West Star has already installed two sets to date. “We are dedicated to building on specialized capabilities for the Citation airframe and this addition enhances the wide array of services available for the convenience and satisfaction of our Sovereign customers,” stated Dave Krogman, General Manager, Grand Junction.

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