Bii Purchases B737-800 for Immediate Teardown and Part-Out

Specialist aircraft component support provider Bii.aero has purchased a B737-800 airframe for teardown. The twenty-year-old aircraft (MSN28381) was previously owned by lessor Aircastle and operated by Indonesian carrier, Sriwijaya. Bii  says this is the first asset acquired by the company in a pro-active program that will see them use in-house expertise and market valuations to…

Japan Airlines Signs GEnx Service Agreement

Japan Airlines (JAL) signed a nine-year TrueChoice Flight Hour Agreement that covers the airline’s GEnx-1B engines on its Boeing 787 international fleet. The agreement is valued at $1.3 billion over the life of the contract. “The TrueChoice Flight Hour Agreement between JAL and GE strengthens our partnership and will ensure our GEnx engines are covered…

Collins Aerospace and Lufthansa Technik Sign A320neo Nacelle MRO License Agreement

Collins Aerospace Systems and Lufthansa Technik announced a licensing agreement for nacelle Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services on A320neo aircraft. Collins Aerospace, the original equipment manufacturer for the A320neo PW1100G nacelle, has more than 1,100 nacelles in service on this aircraft platform. The agreement, which continues the collaboration between Collins Aerospace and Lufthansa Technik,…

ATP CaseBank’s SpotLight Troubleshooting Solution Now Supports Airlines Operating the Boeing 737NG Aircraft

ATP CaseBank announced the launch of a pre-configured version of its SpotLight troubleshooting application to support Boeing 737NG aircraft. Originally designed for sale through an OEM, ATP CaseBank says their SpotLight solution has guided troubleshooting and promoted knowledge-sharing amongst mechanics on multiple aircrafts and engines, including the Airbus A220, Gulfstream corporate aircraft, and off-board troubleshooting…

Exact Metrology Set to Open New Center in Moline

Exact Metrology will be adding a new facility. With existing facilities in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Cincinnati, Ohio and an upcoming one in Texas, the company will have a center in Moline, Illinois.  The new location will open on March 1, 2020 and will be located at 4715th Street A.  The need for a new space arose…

Bally Ribbon Mills Provides Fully Berry-Compliant Polyester Webbing for Seat Belts, Retractors and Tie-Down Applications

Offering low minimum runs and customized designs to meet performance properties, Bally Ribbon Mills, a manufacturer of specialized engineered woven fabrics, announced it has expanded capabilities for producing polyester webbing that is fully compliant with the Berry Amendment. This standard requires the Department of Defense to give preference to domestically produced fabrics and clothing. Webbing…

Magnetic MRO Acquires Four airBaltic’s Boeing 737s

Magnetic MRO, a Total Technical Care and asset management organization, acquired through a public tender four Boeing 737 Classic aircraft from airBaltic. Following the delivery from Latvia’s flag carrier, all aircraft will continue their service in the fleets of new owners. Being the launch operator of Airbus A220, airBaltic operates a fleet of 36 aircraft,…