Swiftair signs 3 year component support contract with Sabena technics

Sabena technics, specialized in civil and military aircraft maintenance, has signed a 3 year contract with the Spanish cargo and passenger operator Swiftair to perform component support services on its B737 fleet, comprising five aircraft. Under this agreement, Sabena technics will perform component repair and overhaul services, including pool access and consignment stock located in Madrid, Swiftair

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Lufthansa Technik offers new Aircraft Leasing & Trading Support

At the MRO Europe Lufthansa Technik is presenting for the first time its new service Aircraft Leasing & Trading Support. Aircraft (a/c) leasing models have become more and more attractive. With its new modular and individually selectable service portfolio Lufthansa Technik offers a single source and all-inclusive solution to aircraft owners and operators for each phase in the life of a plane. Today a single-aisle a/c changes operator, and often owner, an average of four times in the course of its life. With its Aircraft Leasing & Trading Support Lufthansa Technik has now combined existing services in a new, all-embracing Read more

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Embraer names Flybe as authorized service center

Embraer and Flybe Aviation Services signed a five-year contract, naming the regional aircraft maintenance company as an authorized service center for the ERJ 145 and E-Jets families. Based in Exeter Airport, in the U.K., Flybe is an Embraer Parts Pool Program customer, and now joins the Company

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Boeing appoints Chantal Dorange as communications director for Europe, Middle East and Africa

Boeing has appointed Chantal Dorange as director of corporate communications for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Dorange succeeds Charlie Miller, who was recently named vice president of International Corporate Communications. She will oversee a network of company and consultant communicators in more than a dozen markets across the region.

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Curtiss-Wright awarded $80 million follow-on contract by Saab Aerostructures

Curtiss-Wright has received a follow-on multi-year contract valued at over $80 million from Saab Aerostructures to provide the mechanical system and structural fittings for the Boeing 787 large cargo door. This agreement is follow-on to the $16 million contract previously announced in February of this year. Sales from this program have the potential to exceed $200 million during the production life of the aircraft.

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Boeing to provide Performance Improvement Package for British Airways' 777 fleet

Boeing will provide a Performance Improvement Package for British Airways’ 777 fleet that will result in a one percent fuel efficiency gain, along with the emission reductions that come with reduced fuel usage. The package will be applied to the airline’s 42-airplane 777 fleet. The 777 Performance Improvement Package is expected to reduce fuel spending per aircraft by about $200,000 annually (assuming $100 per barrel crude oil prices), according to Boeing estimates. The key elements of the 777 Performance Improvement Package are the addition of a drooped aileron and a ram air system. In addition, Boeing will provide redesigned wing Read more

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Afriqiyah Airways signs component support contract with AFI

Afriqiyah Airways signed a contract with Air France Industries (AFI) covering component support for its fleet of 14 A319s and A320s. The agreement includes access to the spare parts pool managed by AFI at Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport along with support for Afriqiya Airways in several in-line component support areas.

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