Spirit AeroSystems Reinvigorates its Commitment to Aftermarket Presence in Asia

Spirit AeroSystems has announced an expansion of its aftermarket footprint in Asia through a multi-year partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation (EGAT) and a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customer agreement with EVA Air for 777 GE90 nacelles. EGAT, an award-winning aircraft MRO facility based in Taiwan, is highly proficient in airframe component and composite repairs. The agreements position Spirit for…

Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen and CASC Agree on Component Support

China Aviation Supplies Co. (CASC) and Lufthansa Technik Shenzhen recently signed a long-term Total Component Maintenance contract in Beijing. The contract extends a comprehensive component maintenance and material support concept by more than 40 Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Qingdao Airlines. During the signing ceremony, both parties reviewed previous project collaborations on Boeing 777 and…

SR Technics Launches Quick Turn Line

SR Technics has launched a “Quick Turn Line” (QTL) on September 1, 2020. Besides covering quick turn services (hospital shop repairs and post-lease inspections), the new line also covers engine change and loan tooling. SR Technics says in addition to significant savings and minimal turnaround times, customers will benefit from the full engine shop capability.…

AvAir Acquires Aerolíneas Argentinas Complete Surplus Inventory

AvAir, an inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has purchased the complete surplus inventory of Aerolíneas Argentinas, Argentina’s largest airline and the country’s flag carrier. The inventory consists of 45,000 line items of rotable and consumable material from Aerolíneas Argentinas retired fleets. “The coronavirus pandemic disrupted the airline industry and has given us an…

JPB Système Achieves Milestone Shipments of Products as it Marks 25th Year

JPB Système has announced two key product milestones as it celebrates its 25th anniversary year. Having recently surpassed the sale of its quarter-of-a millionth borescope self-locking plug, the company says it is well on track to hit another landmark with production of its half-a-millionth LULYLOK B-nut self-locking device. Uniquely, the borescope plug successfully addresses a…

North American Aerospace Industries Announces Merger with Aircraft Interior Recycling Association (AIRA)

North American Aerospace Industries (NAAI, Kinston, North Carolina, USA), a provider of sustainable end-to-end aircraft recycling, has merged with Aircraft Interior Recycling Association (AIRA, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom), a total aircraft interior support company. While the news is formidable for both organizations, it also offers new opportunities for airlines, aircraft owners and OEMs to…

BSA Adds 737 Family to its Training Portfolio

EASA Part-147 approved training organization, British School of Aviation (BSA), has secured approval from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to deliver face to face and online synchronous engineer type rating training for the Boeing 737 Classic, NG and MAX aircraft. Delivered by Boeing trained instructors from its facility at London Luton Airport, as well…

Sherwin-Williams Earns Spot in Boeing Premier Bidder Program

Sherwin-Williams announced the company and its Aerospace Coatings business have earned a spot in the Boeing Premier Bidder Program. The program recognizes and rewards consistently high performing Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) suppliers and gives them an opportunity to increase their business with Boeing. Sherwin-Williams makes exterior coatings that deliver custom solutions for commercial aircraft, including…