Lufthansa Technik Middle East Begins Operations at Dubai South

Lufthansa Technik Middle East (LTME) has started its MRO services in the aviation district at Dubai South with the arrival for repair of the first component, a GE90 engine inlet cowl from Etihad Airways. “We are extremely proud to be the first company to begin operations at the newly opened aerospace supply chain in the […]

VRE’s New A320s to Have SITAOnAir Onboard

Ivory Coast’s national airline, Air Cote d’Ivoire (VRE), has signed up for SITAOnAir’s connectivity services.    The new services to be offered on VRE’s new A320s include Internet OnAir and Mobile OnAir. This will allow VRE’s passengers inflight internet access and mobile phone services.  In June 2017, SITAOnAir’s teams will begin activating Internet OnAir and Mobile OnAir on five new […]

Lufthansa Technik Completes First Lufthansa A350-900 Cabin Installation

Lufthansa Technik has completed the required cabin installations on the first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 and received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) allowing the aircraft to enter scheduled service. “A total of 20 employees from our team worked with colleagues from Munich, Hamburg and Frankfurt on the aircraft over the past three weeks,” explained Sven Pawliska, head […]

CT Ingenieros Selected for Airbus A350XWB Design Support

CT Ingenieros has announced that Airbus has selected the company to provide A350XWB design support. The company has been working on the A350 since 2009, accruing over 600,000 engineering hours on the project. The company will be involved in the following work packages: * Certification, ASR (Air-vehicle Structural Repair), Modifications: Section 19, Wing Lower Cover, […]

MTU Maintenance and BH Air sign Exclusive V2500-A5 engine maintenance contract

MTU Maintenance has signed an exclusive maintenance contract for BH Air’s V2500-A5 engines. The agreement covers maintenance, repair and overhaul, on-site services and spare leasing support for their 6 V2500-A5 engines. Founded in 2001, BH Air is part owned by Balkan Holidays Services and primarily serves the Bulgarian tourism market through holiday charters from Denmark, […]

Indonesia’s GMF AeroAsia Signs MoU with FL Technics

FL Technics Indonesia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GMF AeroAsia, one of Asia Pacific’s largest MRO companies. The memorandum entails cooperation in aircraft maintenance, spare parts supply and other areas. Under the agreement, the companies will share best practices in MRO process management, customs clearance and new market development, as well as […]

AIM Altitude Test Lab Gains NMMT Approval from NADCAP

AIM Composites’ test laboratory has gained approval from the authority of the NADCAP Management Council for Non Metallic Materials Testing (NMMT), making it one of the first UK test laboratories to receive this  accreditation. It also complements the company’s existing UKAS accreditation. Dominic Moore, test laboratory manager, said: “NADCAP accreditation is an important part of […]

AFI KLM E&M Agrees Dreamliner Engine Support for Xiamen Airlines

AFI KLM E&M will support Xiamen Airlines’ GEnx-1B74/75 engines on its fleet of Boeing 787-9s Dreamliners. The contract will cover shop visits and the maintenance and spare engine access to guarantee the availability of Xiamen Airlines ‘787-9’ fleet. Xiamen Airlines took delivery of its first 787-9 on 8 December 2016; it will eventually have six of […]

Ansell Claims Thinnest Disposable Chemical Gloves

The Microflex 93-260 chemical resistant, single use glove has been brought to the MRO market by protection solutions company Ansell. The company claims it to be the thinnest available offering protection against a broad range of chemicals. The new Microflex 93-260 is a thin, disposable glove designed to offer higher levels of protection against chemicals […]