PPG Wins PMA Approval for Sliding Cockpit Windows on Airbus A320 Family

PARIS AIRSHOW, Le Bourget, France: PPG  has received Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to sell its enhanced-design sliding cockpit window assemblies for the Airbus A320 family directly to operators as aftermarket replacements. The assemblies’ clamped design provides operators flexibility in replacing the complete framed window assembly or only the window […]

easyJet Signs Thrust Reverser Agreement with SR Technics

SR Technics has signed an agreement to provide inspection and repair services for easyJet’s thrust reversers used in their Airbus fleet. The work for the new three-year contract will be done at the SR Technics facility at Zurich Airport. SR Technics has extensive experience supporting CFM56-5B thrust reversers and in-house repair capabilities. Gary Smith, easyJet’s […]

Cambodian Airline Signs With AJW for Component Support on New A320s

AJW has won a power-by-the-hour (PBH) component support contract with JC (Cambodia) International Airlines for its new A320 fleet. The multi-million dollar five-year deal, with the option of a five year extension, includes component support and the leasing of the main base kit, for the airline’s fleet of 20 new A320s. Five aircraft are due […]

Pattonair Extends MRO Kitting Service to Warehouse in a Box

Pattonair has addressed the changing requirements of how its customers manage engine MRO with the launch of a new MRO Services portfolio. Speaking to AVM at the Airline Procurement and Maintenance expo (ap&m) in London (31 May – 1 June), Pattonair’s MRO Services director, Jim Smith, said the increased results of predictive analysis meant that engine repair […]

Romania’s Aerostar Negotiating Second MRO Base in Iasi

Romanian aerospace company Aerostar is looking to expand its MRO business from its traditional home in Bacau, eastern Romania, with a new facility located in Iasi, around 130km to the north of Bacau. Speaking to AVM during a specially organized visit to Aerostar’s Bacau facility last week, Grigore Filip, Aerostar’s president and general director said […]

JSSI and Sun-Air Celebrate First Anniversary

EBACE, Switzerland:  Jet Support Services (JSSI) and Sun-Air, the Danish regional airline, are celebrating the first anniversary of a long-term maintenance agreement. In 2016, JSSI enrolled Sun-Air as its first regional airline and now provides engine maintenance programs for the fleet of 17 Fairchild Dornier 328JETs. “It has been an honor providing service to Sun-Air […]

Liebherr-Aerospace Renews Turkish Technic Service Agreement

Liebherr-Aerospace has renewed its repair and services agreement for the Airbus fleet of A320/A330/A340 maintained by Turkish Technic. The repair and services contract signed at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport, in Turkey, covers the complete Airbus fleet of Turkish Airlines and third parties that are maintained by Turkish Technic. Salih Ince, component services director at Turkish […]

Malaysia Airlines Extends CSP with AFI KLM E&M

Malaysia Airlines has  extend its long-running component support contract with AFI KLM E&M covering its fleet of Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. The initial agreement was intended to cover 35 aircraft. The support provided by AFI KLM E&M today covers 54 aircraft and will involve a wider range of Part Numbers (P/N). The Malaysian Carrier has […]

Avtrade Purchases Airbus A340-300

Avtrade is continuing its aircraft acquisition programme with the purchase of an Airbus A340-300 (MSN 078) aircraft. Complete with four CFM56-5C4 engines, the Airbus aircraft will be parted out and components will be added into Avtrade’s extensive Airbus stock. The Airbus components will be fully serviceable and certified to both EASA and FAA release and […]

Star Air Receives Boeing 767-300ERF from GECAS

GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) recently delivered Star Air’s first factory-built Boeing 767-300ERF, powered by GE CF6 engines. A second similar aircraft is scheduled for delivery later this year. Both aircraft were previously operated by LATAM Airlines. Star Air, a Danish cargo airline part of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, currently operates eleven 767-200Fs and one […]