ATSG Subsidiaries to Convert B737-400s for Okay Airways

ATSG West Leasing, an Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) subsidiary based in Ireland, has acquired and will lease two Boeing 737-400 aircraft to China-based Okay Airways in late 2017 for terms of seven years. PEMCO World Air Services, another ATSG subsidiary, will convert the 737-400s to freighters this summer at its Tampa International Airport facility. […]

Dreamliner Floor Path Marking Goes to STG Aerospace

STG Aerospace has won a major new contract to supply Boeing with its next generation photoluminescent floor path marking system, saf-Tglo SuperSeal UltraLite (SSUL), for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. STG Aerospace has been supplying the photoluminescent floor path marking system to Boeing for the Next-Generation 737 for more than 16 years. As a line fit […]

AFI KLM E&M Receives Wi-fi Approvals for 747, A320 and A330

AFI KLM E&M is now approved for Part 21 and Part 145 installation of wi-fi solutions aboard Boeing 747, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. The implementation of wi-fi can occur during scheduled maintenance checks at clients’ facilities. Already chosen by several airlines including Shaheen and Corsair International for their Airbus A330 fleets, the AFI KLM E&M […]

Ameco Completes First Boeing 747-8F 3C-check

Ameco has completed its first 3C-check on a Boeing 747-8F operated by an undisclosed customer. The company has already conducted C-checks on five Boeing 747-8s, three of which belong to Air China. The MRO is scheduled to complete C-checks for ten aircraft in the next two years. Ameco has been building its capacity since 2015, completing […]

Etihad Engineers Awarded EASA Part21G POA

Etihad Airways Engineering has announced that it has become the first organisation in the Middle East to receive a Part21G Production Organisation Approval (POA) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This now allows Etihad Airways Engineering to manufacture interior parts such as seat covers, carpets, curtains, decals and markings alongside composite and other cabin structures […]

FL Technics Takes Commsoft’s Oases Into Asian Pacific, MENA and CIS

FL Technics has become an authorized representative of Commsoft. FL Technics will promote Commsoft’s MRO IT system Oases in the Asian Pacific, MENA and CIS regions. Oases software has been used by airlines and MRO providers following its introduction in 2014. FL Technics has provided system integration and personnel training support for Go2Sky, Somon Air and others. “Our own […]

Embraer Selects OGMA to Supply E2 Components

OGMA is to produce several structural components for the E-Jets E2, Embraer’s second generation of commercial aircraft. Embraer chose OGMA as the supplier of structural components for the wing and the empennage for the three models of its new aircraft: E175-E2, E190-E2 e E195-E2. According to Ana Isabel Fernandes, OGMA’s vice president, Aerostructures: “We have been […]

Lufthansa Technik Diversifies to Dominate MRO Sector

By Andrew Drwiega Hamburg, Germany: At the annual press conference today, Dr Johannes Bussman, CEO and chairman of the executive board at Lufthansa Technik said that his company intended to continue its growth through its policy of internationalization witnessed by the increase in revenue from non-group companies. Bussman justified his claim that Lufthansa Technik was […]

New Joint Venture in China Creates BLMI

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) and Beijing General Aviation (BGAC) have created a maintenance joint venture – AFI KLM E&M-BGAC Line Maintenance; although it will thankfully be known as Bejing Line Maintenance International (BLMI). The new entity results from Chinese government policy which is encouraging foreign companies to partner with […]