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October 4, 2023
Pratt & Whitney Announce First GTF Engine Induction at China Airlines
Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, announced today that China Airlines has inducted its first Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine.
September 28, 2023
Embraer signs MoU for further cooperation with SIA Engineering (Philippines) Corporation (“SIAEP”) as Embraer Authorized Service Center
SIAEP has provided MRO services for the first-generation E-Jets since 2017
September 28, 2023
MTU Maintenance Hannover completes 10,000th shop visit
MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions for aero engines, has achieved a historic mark of 10,000 completed shop visits at its Hannover location in Germany, nearly half of the over 22,000 shop visits completed by the MTU Maintenance network.
September 27, 2023
ST Engineering and Quickstep Form Partnership to Provide Nacelle MRO Solutions in Australasia
To provide airline operators in the Australasia region with greater breadth and depth in aircraft engine nacelle MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) solutions, ST Engineering's Commercial Aerospace business and Quickstep Holdings...
September 26, 2023
Pratt & Whitney to Expand GTF MRO Capacity in Singapore
MRO Asia Pacific -- Pratt & Whitney, an RTX business, today announced plans to increase the capacity of its Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA). The 48,000 square-foot expansion will accommodate a two-thirds increase from current facility capacity.
September 23, 2023
ST Engineering Expands Airframe MRO Capacity with New Hangar Facility in Singapore
To cater to the rising needs for airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services in the Asia Pacific region1, ST Engineering's Commercial Aerospace business is expanding its capacity in Singapore with a new airframe maintenance facility in Singapore Changi Airport.
September 13, 2023
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance opens its new engine shop at Orly
Launched in 2019, the Single Roof project has passed a key milestone with its official opening.
September 11, 2023
MTU Maintenance opens new training center at Zhuhai location
MTU Maintenance, the global market leader in customized maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions for aero engines, announces the official opening of its training center at the service provider's Zhuhai location in China today.
September 4, 2023
Air France-KLM and Airbus enter into exclusive negotiations for the creation of a joint venture dedicated to Airbus A350 component support
This partnership between Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance and Airbus would entail an optimized commercial offering for customers, as well as the creation of a worldwide pool of aircraft components.
August 10, 2023
ST Engineering Announces Sale of 11 Narrowbody Aircraft to Keystone
ST Engineering today announces the sale of 11 new-generation and current-generation narrowbody aircraft by its Aviation Asset Management business to Keystone Holdings (Global) Pte. Ltd. ("Keystone").
August 9, 2023
Eve and DHL Partner to Design a Supply Chain Concept for eVTOL Support
Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) and DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in warehousing and distribution, announced today the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct a study of key demands and supply chain characteristics for Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) operation.
July 24, 2023
Pratt & Whitney Announces Over 400 PT6 E-Series™ Engine Family Deliveries, Surpassing 100,000 Flying Hours
Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today that it has delivered over 400 PT6 E-Series™ engines, with the fleet now having flown more than 100,000 hours worldwide.
July 18, 2023
Pratt & Whitney Expands P&WCSMART™ Portfolio for PT6A-34AG Engines
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, announced today that it has added three new P&WCSMART™ offerings designed specifically for PT6A-34AG operators: Flat Rate Overhaul Program, Propeller Strike Repair Program and Flat Rate Engine Exchange.
July 13, 2023
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai marks 4000th shop visit with a LEAP-1A for Peach Aviation
MTU Maintenance, the global market leader in customized maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO) solutions for aero engines, has completed its 4000th shop visit at its Zhuhai location.
June 13, 2023
MTU Maintenance and GE Aerospace mark 20 years CF34 partnership
MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg and GE Aerospace mark 20 years partnership since the first CF34 engine was redelivered after a shop visit at the Ludwigsfelde location in 2003.
June 9, 2023
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai's second test cell goes online
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai has opened its second test cell, located in Jinwan, at a ceremony with CAAC representatives, local government and representatives from China Southern and MTU Maintenance today.
May 24, 2023
GE Aerospace and Waygate Technologies sign joint technology development agreement to advance inspection solutions for commercial aircraft engines
Collaboration focused on updating, creating next-gen devices for remote visual inspection with artificial intelligence software to assist Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) providers
May 22, 2023
Pratt & Whitney Canada Launches PW545D Engine to Power New Cessna Citation Ascend
Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced that its new PW545D engine will power the Cessna Citation Ascend, the latest addition to Textron Aviation's business jet family.
May 17, 2023
ST Engineering Sets Up Airframe MRO JV with SF Airlines in Hubei, China
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its Commercial Aerospace business and SF Airlines Co., Ltd. (SF Airlines) have incorporated a new joint venture company (JVCo) in Ezhou, Hubei, China.
May 11, 2023
M Jets Indamer's appointed as official FBO-MRO services provider for Air Expo India 2023
M Jets Indamer's appointed as official FBO-MRO services provider for Air Expo India 2023.
April 20, 2023
Unison Industries Awarded Five-Year C-17 Globemaster III Repair Agreement
Unison Industries has announced it will extend its support of the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft through a new, five-year repair agreement with Boeing.
April 19, 2023
ST Engineering Strengthens Support for CFM Engines with New Maintenance Offload Agreement from Safran Aircraft Engines
ST Engineering today announced that its Commercial Aerospace business has signed a three-year agreement with Safran Aircraft Engines, one of CFM International's parent companies, for ST Engineering to provide quick-turn maintenance offload support to LEAP-1A engines.
April 19, 2023
GE Aerospace signs F-35 Avionics and Power services agreement
GE Aerospace has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin to support avionics and electrical power systems on the F-35 globally.
April 18, 2023
OC Robotics' Blade Inspection Tool (BIT) toolkits now available to order for GEnx engines
OC Robotics, a GE Aerospace company, is now taking orders for its advanced Blade Inspection Tool (BIT). BIT is an on-wing kit that uses AI technology to provide MRO shops with faster, more accurate inspection assessments for GEnx engines.
April 18, 2023
Barfield Signs 3-Year Repair Agreement with AerCap Materials
AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary Barfield signs a 3-year repair agreement with AerCap Materials, strengthening their partnership.
April 18, 2023
Equair expands its partnership with AFI KLM E&M
AFI KLM E&M and Equair have announced the conclusion of a new engine maintenance agreement for the Ecuadorian flag carrier's fleet of 737NG aircraft.
April 18, 2023
GE Aerospace and AJW Group sign Systems Services Agreement
GE Aerospace has signed an agreement with AJW Group to support avionics and electrical power systems across the B777, B737 and A320/30/40 family of aircraft.
March 22, 2023
CFM and StandardAero expand LEAP open MRO network
CFM International and StandardAero have signed a CFM Branded Services Agreement (CBSA) for both LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines. Under the terms of the agreement, StandardAero will provide the full scope of LEAP Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services for operators worldwide.
March 22, 2023
ST Engineering Awarded CFM Branded Business Partnership – First MRO Provider in Asia to Offer Full Range of LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B Services
CFM International and ST Engineering's Commercial Aerospace business have signed a CFM Branded Service Agreement (CBSA) for LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines.
March 9, 2023
Pratt & Whitney, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Ltd. Announce Second Operational GTF MRO Facility in Japan
The Pratt & Whitney GTF™ MRO network this week welcomed its second operational facility in Japan, and 11th worldwide, with the addition of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Ltd. (MHIAEL), part of Japanese Aero Engine Corporation.
March 7, 2023
New Remote Maintenance Kit from Pratt & Whitney Canada Enables Swift Helicopter Engine Maintenance to Drive Improved Aircraft Availability
Pratt & Whitney Canada, a business unit of Pratt & Whitney, today announced the rollout of new Remote Maintenance Kits comprised of strategically selected parts and tooling for helicopter engines that will support aircraft availability and maintenance autonomy.
March 2, 2023
MTU Maintenance expands its ON-SITEPlus service network and capabilities
MTU Maintenance, the global market leader in customized solutions for aero engines, continues to grow its ON-SITEPlus network: To this end, it is expanding capabilities at its facilities in Australia, Brazil and the USA.
March 1, 2023
Barfield Signs Distribution and Service Agreement with Dedienne Aerospace
AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary BARFIELD and DEDIENNE AEROSPACE sign a partnership agreement for the distribution and service of BARFIELD Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE).
February 27, 2023
ST Engineering and Pensacola State College Sign MoU to Explore Setting Up an Aviation Training Academy in Pensacola
The academy is part of ST Engineering's expansion plans in the U.S., and will help address the growing demand for skilled aviation maintenance professionals in the region.
February 27, 2023
ST Engineering Opens New Aircraft Maintenance Hangar in Pensacola
ST Engineering today marked a significant milestone in itscontinued growth and expansion in Pensacola with the official inauguration of a new aircraft maintenance hangar at the Pensacola International Airport...
February 23, 2023
Aerolineas Argentinas reaffirms its confidence in AFI KLM E&M engine solutions
AFI KLM E&M and Aerolineas Argentinas are extending their longstanding maintenance relationship via the conclusion of two dedicated support contracts, for the Argentine airline's CFM56-7B and CF6-80E1 engines.
February 23, 2023
ST Engineering and SF Airlines to Set Up Airframe MRO JV in Hubei, China
The JV will greatly enhance presence of ST Engineering in China, where the Group currently operates airframe MRO facilities in Guangzhou and Shanghai
February 22, 2023
Safran and Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance sign a license agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the Airbus A320neo / LEAP-1A nacelles
Safran Nacelles and AFI KLM E&M have today signed a license agreement for the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Airbus A320neo's LEAP-1A nacelles.
February 7, 2023
Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines to be Overhauled in New, Dedicated Delta TechOps Facility
Delta's new 155,000-square-foot facility exemplifies investments being made to support the growing demand for GTF engines
February 6, 2023
Adaptive component support for the Nile Air A320 fleet
The young Egyptian airline has enlisted AFI KLM E&M's expertise to boost the performance and availability of its A320-200 aircraft.
February 6, 2023
MTU Maintenance Dallas relocates to new facility
MTU Maintenance Dallas, Inc.will relocate from Grapevine, Texas to a larger facility at nearby Fort Worth Alliance Airport. This will create significantly more capacity.
January 24, 2023
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance to support Akasa Air continuous growth
The new Indian airline has signed two contracts with AFI KLM E&M through its wholly owned subsidiary EPCOR, for both component and APU services in order to support their ongoing operation development.
January 17, 2023
Embraer Signs Contract with Vortex Aircraft Services to Onboard Beacon
Embraer signs a contract with Vortex Aircraft Services for the use of Beacon, the maintenance coordination platform connecting resources and professionals for faster return-to-service aircraft.
December 21, 2022
Embraer-X Signs a Contract with Pulse Aviation for the Use of Beacon
Embraer-X signs a contract with Pulse Aviation for the use of Beacon, the maintenance coordination platform connecting resources and professionals for faster return-to-service aircraft.
December 19, 2022
Pratt & Whitney's PW4000-94 Engine Marks 35 years and 150 Million Flight Hours
Pratt & Whitney today announced that the PW4000-94-inch engine has surpassed 150 million flight hours and 35 years of operational experience. Over 2,500 engines have been delivered since entry-into-service in 1987.
December 16, 2022
Embraer Signs Heavy Maintenance Services Agreements for Macon Facility
Embraer today announced that Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) in Macon, Georgia, has signed two heavy maintenance services agreements totaling $ 72 million.
December 7, 2022
GE Aerospace developing Service Technology Acceleration Center
GE Aerospace is developing a new site dedicated to advancing inspection repair and overhaul technology that will be used at aviation service shops around the world.
December 6, 2022
Bombardier Breaks Ground on Abu Dhabi Service Centre, Expands Aftermarket Footprint in United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Bombardier today announced the official groundbreaking of its new service centre at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
November 30, 2022
Bombardier Inaugurates Expanded London Biggin Hill Service Centre, the Largest Business Jet Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Facility in the UK
Bombardier today announced the inauguration of its expanded London Biggin Hill Service Centre, the latest addition to the company's extensive and growing worldwide customer service network.
November 14, 2022
Virgin Australia signs GE TrueChoice Overhaul Agreement for CFM56 engines
Virgin Australia has signed a 10-year TrueChoice™ Overhaul Agreement with GE Aerospace for the service of the airline's fleet of CFM56-7B engines which power its fleet of Boeing B737 Next Generation aircraft.
November 11, 2022
Minister of Civil Aviation Urges MRO Industry To Think Big, Think Global & Act Global; Promises Govt.'s Full Support In Developing The Sector & Ensuring Its Growth
India's largest annual event on aviation and defence - Aero MRO India A&D 2022 concluded on 4th November in New Delhi.
November 10, 2022
Gulf Air signs an exclusive MOU with MTU Maintenance for its A321ceo fleet's V2500 Engines
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, and MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, today signed an exclusive contract for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of V2500-A5 engines.
November 9, 2022
Introduction of PW1100G-JM engine at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai successfully concluded
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai has received CAAC approval, marking the final step in the introduction of the PW1100G-JM engine to that facility.
November 9, 2022
MTU Maintenance testing Aramco engines with Lower-Carbon Fuel
MTU Maintenance, the world's leading provider of maintenance solutions for aircraft engines, continues to leadthewayin lower-carbon fuels (SAF) for acceptance testing services.
November 8, 2022
Pratt & Whitney Welcomes Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance to the GTF MRO Network
Pratt & Whitney announced that it will expand its global network of providers that maintain the Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engine to include AFI KLM E&M.
November 5, 2022
Eastern Airlines Technic Co., Ltd. selects EPCOR for its Dreamliner APU maintenance
EPCOR, the AFI KLM E&M center of excellence for the repair of APUs and pneumatic components, will support China's second-largest carrier for its Boeing 787 fleet fitted with Pratt & Whitney APS5000 APUs.