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Ethiopian Airlines selected as Dowty Propellers’ authorised repair facility for Bombardier Q400s

Posted 19 July 2018

Dowty Propellers has announced an agreement establishing Ethiopian Airlines as an authorised repair and overhaul facility in Africa for propellers on Bombardier Q400 regional airliners.

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Ethiopian Airlines selects GEnx engines to power its additional 787 Dreamliners

Posted 17 July 2018

Ethiopian Airlines selected the GEnx engine to power its six additional 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. This selection increases Ethiopian Airlines' GEnx-powered B787 aircraft to 19 total.

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First Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine despatched

Posted 17 July 2018

The first Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine was despatched yesterday to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, in readiness to power Airbus’s latest aircraft, the A330neo, into service.

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TS&S Signs MoU with Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 16 July 2018

Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S), a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for gas turbines and driven equipment that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), and Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) have

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Ethiopian Airlines enhances its fleet with support from Honeywell

Posted 4 July 2018

Honeywell International has announced the selection of its maintenance support for cockpit, auxiliary power units and mechanical systems by Ethiopian Airlines.

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C-check breakthrough

Posted 12 June 2018

Nigerian airline, Aero Contractors, and its stakeholders celebrated an MRO milestone for west and central Africa with the completion, in January, of a domestic C-check on a Boeing 737-500.

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EGME opens its doors to tailor-made solutions

Posted 4 June 2018

EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering is targeting third-party work to put its new capacity and capabilities to profitable use. Chuck Grieve reports.

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Rolls-Royce is celebrates Trent 700 reaching 50 million hours

Posted 4 June 2018

Rolls-Royce is celebrating today after the first member of the Trent family to enter service, the Trent 700, has completed its 50 millionth flying hours.

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Component support extended for Kenya Airways

Posted 31 May 2018

Spairliners GmbH and Kenya Airways have extended its existing Integrated Component Care contract covering full component support for 15 E-Jet aircraft of the leading African airline.

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AFI KLM E&M Obtains EASA Approval To Support LEAP Operations

Posted 11 April 2018

MRO Group able to provide entry phase services for LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines starting with on-wing/on-site maintenance.

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Tunisair selects AFI KLM E&M for engine support

Posted 29 March 2018

The only supplier selected for all three engine-types, AFI KLM E&M has already started repairs on four CFM56-5A powerplants ahead of the Tunisian carrier’s summer season schedule.

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StandardAero achieves EASA AMO certification for South African PT6A engine MRO facility

Posted 19 March 2018

Vector Aerospace Africa, a StandardAero company located in Lanseria, Johannesburg, South Africa, has secured European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) aircraft maintenance organization

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GE9X engine that will power Boeing’s 777X goes airborne

Posted 15 March 2018

The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under wing of GE Aviation's 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test.

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Rolls-Royce lean-burn combustion test engine runs for the first time

Posted 6 February 2018

Rolls-Royce has run a demonstrator engine specifically devoted to the optimisation of a new lean-burn and low-emissions combustion system for the first time. This system is being designed for future jet engine

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CFM orders surpass 3,300 engines

Posted 6 February 2018

Orders for CFM International’s two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2017, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,344 engines, including 474 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 2,870 LEAP engines (including

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Rolls-Royce launches intelligent engine

Posted 5 February 2018

Rolls-Royce today launched its pioneering IntelligentEngine vision at the Singapore Airshow.

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Ethiopian and ASKY sign agreement for strategic partnership with Guinea Airlines

Posted 2 February 2018

Ethiopian Airlines has signed an Agreement with Guinea Airlines, for strategic partnership in management, maintenance and training.

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Honeywell launches a new APU Engine Rental Bank Service for Airbus A330 and A340

Posted 1 February 2018

Honeywell has joined forces with rental dealership Logix Aero to provide an auxiliary power unit Engine Rental Bank that loans Honeywell’s 331-350C auxiliary power units to operators with Airbus

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CFM International LEAP engine powering aircraft on five continents

Posted 30 January 2018

With a year-end delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to Mauritania Airlines in Africa, CFM International's new LEAP engine is now providing power for airlines based in five continents.

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Kenya Airways aiming at improved dispatch reliability with new two-year deal

Posted 25 January 2018

Kenya Airways signed a deal at the MRO Middle East show in Dubai this week which it says will improve dispatch reliability and gain supply chain management skills to its staff.

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Roll-Royce selects StandardAero for engine MRO services for RB211-535E4 programme

Posted 18 January 2018

StandardAero has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce to provide engine MRO services for the RB211-535E4 programme for the life of the engine type.

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Aero Contractors partners with AJW Group to conduct first airline C-Check in West & Central Africa

Posted 15 January 2018

AJW Group has partnered with Aero Contractors that has seen the Nigerian airline become the first carrier to conduct an aircraft C-Check in West & Central Africa.

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Royal Air Maroc selects GEnx engines to power additional Boeing Dreamliners

Posted 28 December 2017

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) chose the GEnx-1B engine to power its two additional Boeing 787 Dreamliners. This order brings the airline's GEnx-powered 787 Dreamliner fleet to seven aircraft. The engine order is

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Alliance a Springboard for Nigerian expansion

Posted 21 December 2017

Nigerian aviation services provider, Springfountain Infrastructure, and US aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, have signed a joint venture agreement to set up Africa’s first aircraft leasing company, which will also offer maintenance,

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Bamako receives EASA certification as approved site for line maintenance

Posted 20 December 2017

ASAM S.A., the Airport Assistance Company of Mali, has announced its certification as an Approved Maintenance Organization with the ability to offer line maintenance services in West Africa for Boeing 737

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ATI plotting ways to maintain its progress

Posted 7 December 2017

Aerotechnic Industries (ATI), a major MRO provider located at the crossroads of Africa, Europe and the Middle East, is plotting sustainable and steady growth and expansion projects. Vincent Chappard talked to CEO, Tommaso Auriemma.

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Lufthansa Technik sign contract with Mango Airlines

Posted 28 November 2017

Lufthansa Technik AG and Mango Airlines from South Africa have signed an exclusive contract for the maintenance of CFM56-7B engines, which power the airline's fleet of ten Boeing 737NG aircraft.

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Precision Air signs seven-year deal with Vector

Posted 2 November 2017

Vector Aerospace has signed a new seven-year exclusive engine service agreement with Precision Air Services to support the Tanzanian airline's fleet of ATR regional turboprop aircraft. Precision has been using the French MRO specialist

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Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first flight test

Posted 19 October 2017

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today.

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Component support agreement signed with Air Botswana

Posted 9 October 2017

Air Botswana has renewed its contract with Sabena technics for the component support of its entire fleet of ATRs for the next three years.

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TAAG signs with GE for TrueChoice Overhaul of its CFM56 engines

Posted 9 October 2017

TAAG Angola Airlines has signed a five-year, TrueChoice Overhaul agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its CFM56-7B engines that power its five Boeing 737-700 aircraft.

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AJW Technique unmasks new state-of-the-art oxygen mask test stand

Posted 3 October 2017

AJW Technique, the maintenance hub for the AJW Group's component repair and overhaul service, has announced the addition of a new state-of-the-art fully automated test stand.

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EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering obtains ECAA Approval for CFM56- 7B

Posted 11 September 2017

EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering has obtained a new certificate from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA) to provide overhaul and maintenance services of CFM56-7B engines for B737-800

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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Ten receives certification

Posted 21 August 2017

The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN, which will power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, has been granted full flight certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This important milestone comes as the first set of

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MTU Maintenance and Air Burkina sign CF34-8E engine maintenance contract

Posted 20 July 2017

MTU Maintenance and their new customer Air Burkina have signed an exclusive three-year maintenance agreement.

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Liebherr-Aerospace supplies further components for the Embraer E-Jets E2

Posted 20 July 2017

Brazilian landing gear manufacturer ELEB has awarded Liebherr-Aerospace with a built-to-print contract regarding the leg strut and trailing arm for the main landing gear of the Embraer E175-E2.

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Boeing and Springfountain plan West African aircraft leasing, MRO centre

Posted 20 July 2017

Nigerian aviation services provider Springfountain Infrastructure Limited and US aircraft manufacturer Boeing Company have signed a joint venture agreement to set up Africa's first aircraft leasing

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AJW to assist Aero Contractors in restructuring MRO services

Posted 19 July 2017

AJW Group, a market leader in the global management of aircraft spares, has signed an agreement with Aero Contractors, the Nigerian-based airline, to assist in the restructuring and upgrading of their MRO support services.

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Vector Aerospace completes first P&WC PT6A-140 overhaul at South African facility

Posted 13 July 2017

Vector Aerospace has successfully completed its first full engine overhaul on the Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) PT6A-140 turboprop engine at its facility in South Africa.

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Sabena technics and Precision Air extend collaboration

Posted 23 June 2017

Precision Air is to keep Sabena technics for the component support of its entire fleet of ATRs.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: GE and its JV partners receive more than $31 billion in orders

Posted 22 June 2017

GE Aviation and its joint venture companies, led by CFM International, announced more than $31 billion (USD) in orders and commitments at this week's Paris Air Show.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Rolls-Royce wins $1.5bn Trent XWB order from Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 21 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare service support, further increasing our order book for new

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AFI KLM E&M to support Air Mauritius

Posted 21 June 2017

AFI KLM E&M have won the component support contract for Air Mauritius's new Airbus A350s.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Royal Air Maroc signs TrueChoice agreement with GE for CF34 engines

Posted 20 June 2017

Royal Air Maroc has selected a five-year, TrueChoiceTM Overhaul agreement for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of the CF34-10E engines powering its four Embraer E190 aircraft.

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EasyJet receives first of 130 A320neo aircraft - with components made in South Africa

Posted 14 June 2017

Airbus has delivered EasyJet's first A320neo, which is also the airline's 300th A320 Family aircraft, at a ceremony in Toulouse involving Carolyn McCall, EasyJet CEO, Gaël

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Bombardier grows MRO capabilities

Posted 1 June 2017

Bombardier is expanding its MRO capabilities to include hydraulic component maintenance and repair services across Airbus, Boeing and its own aircraft types.

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AJW Technique signs support contract with Tunisair Technics

Posted 1 June 2017

AJW Technique has signed a component MRO contract with Tunisair Technics for the support of its mixed Airbus and Boeing fleet.

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EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering wins contract with Air Zimbabwe

Posted 31 May 2017

EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering has opened up to the African and Asian markets within aircraft maintenance and overhaul.

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Kenya Airways opts for AFI KLM E&M APU Services

Posted 16 May 2017

EPCOR is to handle maintenance for the APUs equipping Kenya Airways Boeing 737 Next Generation (GTCP131-9B), Boeing 787 (APS5000) and Embraer 190 (APS2300) aircraft under the terms of an exclusive contract signed between the Kenyan

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Congo Airways Contracts With AFI KLM E&M For Two A320 C-Checks

Posted 15 May 2017

Congo Airways has decided to entrust AFI KLM E&M with C-Checks for the two A320s that the airline operates on domestic routes.

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Cronos Goes 'Live' with OASES at new MRO operation in South Africa

Posted 10 April 2017

Commsoft has announced that Cronos Airlines International's AMO (CAI Aerospace) has become the latest member of the worldwide OASES community and is the company's first active customer in South Africa.

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Ethiopian inaugurates three wide body paint and maintenance hangars

Posted 10 April 2017

Ethiopian Airlines has inaugurated three more wide body hangars during the ICAO Symposium which Ethiopian is hosting from April 11-13, 2017.

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LAM struggles with grounded aircraft

Posted 31 March 2017

By Oscar Nkala | Only four out of the seven passenger aircraft operated by Mozambique Airlines (LAM) are currently operational while three others are grounded due to faults, a top company official has revealed.

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Etihad Airways Engineering signs agreement with Kenya Airways

Posted 20 February 2017

Etihad Airways Engineering has signed an agreement with Kenya Airways to perform mandatory checks on its Boeing 787-8 fleet. This is part of an integration programme for the newest additions to the airline's fleet.

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IFS speaks the right language for Africa

Posted 20 February 2017

The growing focus on the use of technology throughout the African aviation industry is starting to attract the attention of one of the world's leading software companies. Steve Knight reports from the IFS World Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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GE Aviation unveils new North utility plant

Posted 13 February 2017

GE Aviation has unveiled its new utility plant showcasing its huge front façade replicating a jet engine looking to the sky.

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Maintaining the pressure to improve facilities.

Posted 10 February 2017

Pressure is mounting for increased MRO facilities in west Africa. Chukwu Emeke has been looking into the situation.

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Boeing launches new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Programme

Posted 10 February 2017

Boeing has launched a new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Programme providing airlines an integrated and economical solution.

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Boeing selects CTT for 777X humidification systems

Posted 27 January 2017

CTT Systems has been selected by Boeing to provide the humidification systems for flight deck, crew rests and cabin zone A/B for the Boeing 777X aircraft. CTT will be tier-1 supplier to Boeing and the CTT products will be offered as

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Olympus Corporation to set up MEA HQ in Dubai

Posted 19 January 2017

Japan's optical and precision electronics manufacturer Olympus Corporation will later this month open a regional HQ, for the Middle East and Africa, complete with a training centre, in Dubai.

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CFM LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system achieves joint EASA/FAA certification

Posted 22 December 2016

CFM International's advanced LEAP-1C integrated propulsion system has been awarded Type Certificates by both the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration

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Azman Air awards MRO contract to VD Gulf

Posted 13 December 2016

Nigeria's Azman Air has selected VD Gulf to perform maintenance work on one of its Boeing 737CL fleet.

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South African Airways signs new TotalCare service order for Trent 700 engines

Posted 9 December 2016

South African Airways has signed a new TotalCare service order for Trent 700 engines that power five Airbus A330 aircraft that are entering service.

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FlightPath International and APAC sign maintenanc training agreement

Posted 4 December 2016

FlightPath International and APAC (Academic and Professional Aviation Center) have signed a partnership agreement to provide a broad range of maintenance training solutions for all major commercial aircraft

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ZITA Aviation Training adds new Part-147 type training course for Airbus A330 engineers

Posted 30 November 2016

ZITA Aviation Training is now qualified to provide aviation professionals with Airbus A330 B1/ B2 aircraft type theoretical and practical training.

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Air Austral Renews Trust in AFI KLM E&M For 777 Fleet Support

Posted 28 November 2016

AFI KLM E&M will continue to provide total care for Air Austral's fleet of 777s, including the phase-out of two aircraft.

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Air Mauritius selects AFI KLM for ATR support

Posted 23 November 2016

Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has signed a new agreement with Air Mauritius to include component support for the Indian Ocean carrier's ATR 72 turboprops.

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AFI KLM E&M to provide Air Mauritius ATR component support

Posted 21 November 2016

Services oriented towards maximizing availability for the three Air Mauritius ATR 72-500s.

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Ethiopian Airlines Chooses AFI KLM E&M For Next-Generation 737 Component Services

Posted 18 November 2016

AFI KLM E&M and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a long-term component services contract covering a fleet of 28 Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft.

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Rolls-Royce runs world's most powerful aerospace gearbox for the first time

Posted 27 October 2016

Rolls-Royce has run the world's most powerful aerospace gearbox for the first time, marking a significant step in the development of its new UltraFan engine design.

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Satisfied Air Peace owner with RUAG solution and support

Posted 26 October 2016

RUAG Aviation has completed a 10-year inspection on an African based Dornier 328-300 business jet, finishing the project on schedule, within budget, and to full customer satisfaction according to the Swiss MRO provider.

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MTU Aero delivers PurePower PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofan engine to Airbus

Posted 21 October 2016

MTU Aero has delivered the first Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofan engine assembled on its own final assembly line to Airbus.

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Lufthansa Technik introduces next level of predictive maintenance

Posted 20 October 2016

Lufthansa Technik has launched Condition Analytics. A new and highly intelligent platform allowing airlines to predict precisely when components should be replaced and recommends measures to be taken to avoid

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MTU wins engine MRO contract for Kenya's E190 fleet

Posted 19 October 2016

MTU Maintenance, and Kenya Airways have concluded negotiations on a contract for the maintenance of the engines used on the airline's Embraer 190 aircraft.

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Ruag completes Winslow 500th life raft milestone

Posted 19 October 2016

Ruag Aviation has completed its 500th life raft maintenance event on Winslow equipment. The milestone for the industry leader in aircraft component MRO was achieved at its Munich location, which features the industry's only dedicated,

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Reunion helicopter operator launches Airbus Fleet Keeper scheme

Posted 19 October 2016

Reunion-based Corail Helicopters with its fleet of seven Airbus helicopters has become the launch customer of Fleet Keeper.

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Lufthansa Technik proves B777F capability for A350 engines

Posted 3 October 2016

Airlines in need of a spare engine for the new Airbus A350 will find life easier thanks to developments from Lufthansa Technik and Rolls-Royce.

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Airbus commences final assembly of its first A330neo

Posted 30 September 2016

Airbus has commenced the final assembly of its first A330neo, an A330-900, at its Final Assembly Line in Toulouse with the joining of the wings to the centre fuselage at station 40.

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Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines exploring setting up a joint maintenance company

Posted 20 September 2016

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are looking into options to jointly provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the PW1000G family of geared turbofan engines.

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Why the Ethiopian Air Force is 'going spare'

Posted 17 September 2016

Ethiopia's air force has turned northwards – far northwards – in its efforts to keep some members of its elderly transport and training fleet airworthy.

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Vector Aerospace to highlight its local capabilities at AAD 2016

Posted 12 September 2016

Vector Aerospace will be highlighting its local capabilities at this year's Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition (AAD 2016), taking place at AFB Waterkloof, Centurion, South Africa, this week.

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RwandAir signs with Lufthansa Technic for Total Technical Support on new A330s

Posted 12 September 2016

RwandAir and Lufthansa Technik have signed an agreement for the German MRO specialist to provide comprehensive technical support of the Kigali-based carrier's Airbus A330 fleet.

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A new-look Air Djibouti all set to go

Posted 11 August 2016

The revived Air Djibouti's first aircraft landed in Djibouti today following a two-day ferry trip from Cardiff in Wales.

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Asky Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines plan MRO and training centre in West Africa

Posted 11 August 2016

Togo based Asky Airlines, and shareholder, Ethiopian Airlines are planning to establish an aircraft MRO and training centre in West Africa, reports MRO Network.com.

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Textron launches its Peace of Mind programme

Posted 5 August 2016

Textron has launched its Peace of Mind programme, which is designed to create a simpler transition to new Cessna Caravan and Beechcraft King Air turboprops.

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Lufthansa Technik to provide component support for Ethiopian Airlines A350 fleet

Posted 3 August 2016

Ethiopian Airlines has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide comprehensive component support for the airline's future Airbus A350 fleet.

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AAR appoints president for Africa to drive growth

Posted 2 August 2016

Aerospace and defence contractor AAR has appointed Cheryle Robinson Jackson as its first president of AAR Africa.

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Kellstrom and Astra team for SAAF C130 support

Posted 14 July 2016

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, in partnership with Astra Aircraft Corporation, has signed an exclusive five year contract with ARMSCOR for material support of the C-130B aircraft, operated by the South African Air Force (SAAF).

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Daher appoints 208 Aviation as TBM Service Centre for Southern Africa

Posted 20 June 2016

Daher has appointed 208 Aviation as its TBM Service Centre for the Southern Africa region.

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AAR signs contract with Fastjet

Posted 13 May 2016

AAR has extended its presence in Africa with a contract to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services to Fastjet.

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Safair and Lufthansa Technik enter into contract

Posted 11 April 2016

Safair has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide total component support.

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EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering receives EASA certification

Posted 8 April 2016

EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the tenth time in a row.

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FL Technics wins contract with Ethiopian Air Force

Posted 21 March 2016

FL Technics has won a contract with the Ethiopian Air Force to supply spare parts and components for training, transport and multi-purpose aircraft.

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Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner begins major assembly

Posted 16 March 2016

Major assembly of the first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner is underway, the latest major milestone in the development of the newest member of the 787 family.

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MTU Maintenance has successful USD 2.1 billion year

Posted 15 March 2016

MTU Maintenance has signed more than 250 new contracts in a successful year, valued at USD 2.1 billion, a 25% since 2014.

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Ethiopian Airlines and Ameco sign engine repair contract

Posted 11 March 2016

Ethiopian Airlines has selected Ameco as one of the service providers to provide engine repair and overhaul services on PW4000s on the Boeing 767 fleet.

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PAS is first to ring the Bell for North Africa

Posted 10 March 2016

Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorised customer service facility in North Africa.

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Textron expands PowerAdvantage scheme

Posted 1 March 2016

Textron Aviation has launched its expanded PowerAdvantage engine support program to Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan turboprop platforms.

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VIA aims for the summit at Kilimanjaro

Posted 7 February 2016

Multi-skilled Susan Mashibe is bringing MRO to Tanzania. Marcella Nethersole reports.

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Dedienne ground support equipment now available across Africa through the Satair network

Posted 3 February 2016

Satair is to market and distribute the ground support equipment from Dedienne Aerospace across the whole of Africa .

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Rolls-Royce is celebrates Trent 700 reaching 50 million hours

Rolls-Royce is celebrating today after the first member of the Trent family to enter service, the Trent 700, has completed its 50 millionth flying hours.

First Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine despatched

The first Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 production engine was despatched yesterday to the Airbus facility in Toulouse, in readiness to power Airbus’s latest aircraft, the A330neo, into service.

C-check breakthrough

Nigerian airline, Aero Contractors, and its stakeholders celebrated an MRO milestone for west and central Africa with the completion, in January, of a domestic C-check on a Boeing 737-500.

TS&S Signs MoU with Ethiopian Airlines

Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S), a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for gas turbines and driven equipment that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), and Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian)

EGME opens its doors to tailor-made solutions

EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering is targeting third-party work to put its new capacity and capabilities to profitable use. Chuck Grieve reports.

Component support extended for Kenya Airways

Spairliners GmbH and Kenya Airways have extended its existing Integrated Component Care contract covering full component support for 15 E-Jet aircraft of the leading African airline.

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