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Emirates Airline has unveiled plans for the construction of the most technologically-advanced Engine Overhaul Shop in Asia.
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that it has signed a new repair agreement with Icelandair, based in Reykjavik, Iceland. The seven-year contract means that Bombardier will undertake all repair work on engine nose cowls for Icelandair’s fleet of Boeing 757 aircraft.
Bombardier Signs 10-Year Contract with Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport for Maintenance Services30. may. 2011 12:06 | Technical
Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has signed a contract with Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport to provide maintenance services for the BOMBARDIER INNOVIA APM 200 automated people mover (APM) system at the airport for 10 years starting in May 2011. The contract is valued at approximately $165 million US (116 million euro).
Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Alaska Airlines are working together to develop a Component Management Optimization program that will increase the efficiency of airline fleets.
China Southern Airlines, the first Chinese operator to fly the Airbus A380 aircraft, has signed a contract with Airbus for customized Flight Hour Services (FHS) for its fleet of five A380s, scheduled to be in service from the second half of 2011.
Airbus has received the first set of A350 XWB main landing gear (MLG) produced by Messier-Dowty at Airbus’ A350 XWB landing gear systems test facility in Filton (UK). Delivery from Messier-Dowty of this MLG set for the A350-900 follows the arrival last month of the nose landing gear (NLG) produced by Liebherr.
Boeing is evolving its training programs from "chalk and talk" toward "bolt-on" specialty courses that are increasingly on-line and distance learning enabled.
Industry analysts see overall growth in the maintenance, repair and overhaul industry over the next decade, yet industry consensus points to today's fragile recovery remaining at the mercy of high oil prices.
Tool manufacturer and distributor Snap-on Industrial has introduced the ATC 5 tool-control system, which combines software, a keyless entry system, foam-cut toolbox drawer liners and digital image capture devices inside the toolbox to help users keep track of tools. ATC 5 users first scan a proximity card on the keyless entry system to log in and open the toolbox.
An estimated 15-20 aircraft are being parted out—or dismantled and sold as parts—each month, and a new breed of surplus companies has emerged to take charge of that market, says Aerostrategy principal David Stewart.
Angolan carrier TAAG is working with General Electric to determine the root cause of two engine events on the airline's Boeing 777-200ERs.
Qantas Airways says the latest high thrust variants of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines powering its Airbus A380 aircraft can be used for only 75 flights before needing replacement.
Maintenance, repair and overhaul provider Turkish Technic, which has a foothold where East meets West in Istanbul, has ambitious plans over the next five years to firmly plant itself in traditional MRO markets, while also dipping its toe in some surprising non-core areas.
BBA Aviation Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) has opened a 24/7 AOG technical support center at its Dallas Airmotive division headquarters.
British Airways Engineering opens a new era of growth this week with the induction of 90 aspiring technicians to its newly established apprentice scheme.