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FEAM Has New Partnership with Sunaero in Cincinnati

FEAM announced a new partnership with Sunaero-Americas. FEAM is a provider of airline line maintenance and engineering services to domestic and international air carriers flying transport planes throughout the U. S. Sunaero, a fuel tank and fuel systems repair specialists, will provide on-site fuel system repair services at the new FEAM MRO hangar located at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky (CVG) International Airport that caters to the growing air cargo fleet. “FEAM’s strategic partnerships with aviation technical specialists like Sunaero has solidified our company as the leading provider of line maintenance in the MRO industry,” said Scott Diaz, Director of Business Development. “Reducing the recovery time of out of service aircraft and improving fleet performance of our airline partners is a core initiative at FEAM, resulting in continued expansions and deploying line support services to over 28 airports across the country this year.” FEAM opened the 103,000-square-foot and…

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TECTONIC SHIFT IN FLEET PLANNING & MAINTENANCE

TECTONIC SHIFT IN FLEET PLANNING & MAINTENANCE

As airlines shrink, there is a silver lining – a vast disposal of older-generation jets, a fleet planning shift and the acceleration of the digital transformation. “The industry is moving towards more efficient fleets that have larger average seating capacity and lower maintenance costs especially over the short-to-medium hauls,” says…
Q&A WITH AERO NORWAY CEO GLENFORD MARSTON

Q&A WITH AERO NORWAY CEO GLENFORD MARSTON

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ATR = FAST & FLEXIBLE

ATR = FAST & FLEXIBLE

ATR is working hard to ensure its customers stay flying through COVID-19 and into the future with an interesting series of initiatives Laurent Caballe, VP Products and Services, says around 60 percent of the ATR 42/72 fleet has remained flying during the pandemic. This is partly a reflection of a…
“FIRE! LEFT ENGINE!” HOW SHORT CUTS TO PROCEDURES LED TO A NEAR-DISASTER

“FIRE! LEFT ENGINE!” HOW SHORT CUTS TO PROCEDURES LED TO A NEAR-DISASTER

There is no doubt that fatal airline accidents, especially those involving maintenance, have decreased significantly over the last two decades. That’s a good thing for three reasons: (1) Less people are killed; (2) Increased public confidence in aviation maintenance, and (3) the resources that were once tied up in the…

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FAA Administrator Steve Dixon announced on November 18, 2020, as we were going to press, that he was rescinding the order that grounded the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft 616 days after it was taken from the skies. What a long, strange trip it has been. Before saying anything else, let us take a moment and acknowledge the 346 lives that were lost aboard both Lion Air Flight 610…