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NAS Ivoire renews RA3 certification for air cargo operations in Abidjan

Posted 29 September 2021

National Aviation Services (NAS) Ivoire has successfully completed its Regulated Agent third country validation process (RA3) for air cargo operations at the Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan.

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ExecuJet MRO Services celebrates 30th anniversary

Posted 28 September 2021

ExecuJet MRO Services is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.

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Zela Aviation and Precision Air sign strategic agreement

Posted 21 September 2021

Aircraft chartering and sales company Zela Aviation has entered a strategic partnership with Tanzania’s Precision Air.

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Rolls-Royce and Airlink sign TotalCare service agreement for ERJ135

Posted 14 September 2021

Rolls-Royce and Airlink have signed a TotalCare service agreement for the AE3007 engines that power the South African airline’s fleet of Embraer ERJ135 aircraft.

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Airlink and Rolls-Royce sign agreement for the AE3007 engines

Posted 10 September 2021

Rolls-Royce and Airlink have signed a TotalCare service agreement for the AE3007 engines that power the South African airline’s fleet of Embraer ERJ135 aircraft.

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Ethiopian establishes B767 passenger to freighter conversion site

Posted 19 August 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group has established a global standard cargo conversion programme to convert the B-767-300 ER to dedicated freighter services in partnership agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).

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Direct Maintenance to provide line maintenance services for China Southern Airlines in Africa

Posted 18 August 2021

MRO provider Direct Maintenance - part of Magnetic MRO - has expanded its partnership agreement with China Southern Airlines, to take over the full technical handling of the operator’s

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Bombardier expands engine maintenance offering at service centres

Posted 17 August 2021

Bombardier, in conjunction with Rolls-Royce, is bolstering its maintenance service capabilities for Global aircraft customers at its service facilities.

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Generator for hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system arrives at Rolls-Royce

Posted 28 July 2021

The generator that will be at the heart of the most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in aerospace has arrived for installation at Rolls-Royce specialist testbed.

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Rostec starts developing hydrogen-powered aircraft engines

Posted 22 July 2021

United Engine Corporation of Rostec has started a programme to develop hydrogen-powered engines for both aviation and ground applications.

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Ethiopian Airlines Group signs large component support agreement with OEM Services

Posted 21 July 2021

Ethiopian Airlines Group had signed a multi-year large component support agreement with OEMServices, for the airlines’ A350 fleet.

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IATA welcomes Rolls-Royce commitment to open aftermarket best practice

Posted 5 July 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Rolls-Royce plc have signed a joint statement that clarifies the engine manufacturer’s ongoing commitment to an open and competitive approach to its

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USTDA advances Ghana's aviation sector

Posted 3 July 2021

U.S. Trade and Development Agency has announced grant funding for a feasibility study to support the development of MRO facility at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

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Shell and Rolls-Royce sign agreement to accelerate progress towards net zero

Posted 30 June 2021

Shell and Rolls-Royce today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero emissions.

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Airbus Helicopters calls industry stakeholders to join the SAF User Group

Posted 9 June 2021

Airbus Helicopters is bringing the industry together to drive the deployment of biofuels, through the creation of a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) User Group dedicated to the rotary-wing community.

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ExecuJet MRO Services awarded FAA certification

Posted 4 June 2021

ExecuJet MRO Services, the Lanseria-based corporate and VIP aircraft maintenance and repair business, has achieved US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

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Rolls-Royce starts testing most powerful hybrid-electric propulsion system

Posted 3 June 2021

Rolls-Royce has started testing the first elements of the most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in aerospace at a newly-renovated testbed.

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Rolls-Royce opens world’s largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed

Posted 1 June 2021

Rolls-Royce has officially opened Testbed 80, the world’s largest and smartest indoor aerospace testbed, in a ceremony with the Rt Hon Kwasi Kwarteng, Secretary of State for the Department of Business Energy

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Pratt & Whitney and Teledyne Controls partner up

Posted 27 May 2021

Pratt & Whitney (P&W) and Teledyne Controls, a provider in aircraft data management, have joined forces to deliver enhanced engine health management services to their customers.

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Rolls-Royce is fuelling the journey to net zero

Posted 19 May 2021

Rolls-Royce is strengthening its commitment to Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) by launching a new service – SAFinity, which will initially cater for business aviation customers.

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Aerospace maintains ambition for growth

Posted 12 May 2021

Ambitious plans to create an MRO centre of excellence, plus a first for aircraft leasing in Africa, are taking shape in Nigeria. It could be a pivotal moment for aviation in west and central Africa.

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United Aviation Solutions and AFRAA launch initiative for African airlines

Posted 5 May 2021

United Aviation Solutions (UTD) and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) have launched the Brown Condor Initiative (BCI) aimed at providing a platform for AFRAA members with Maintenance Repair and

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Air Seychelles awards StandardAero Awarded multi-year contract

Posted 4 May 2021

Air Seychelles has awarded StandardAero a multi-year contract to support the Pratt & Whitney PT6A-34 turboprop engines powering its fleet of DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft.

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Rolls-Royce and DHL Express sign Totalcare agreement for A330 engines

Posted 28 April 2021

Rolls-Royce and DHL Express have signed a TotalCare agreement for the Trent 700 engines that currently power the eight Airbus A330 freighter aircraft of the worldwide operating logistics company.

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Egypt signs up for C295 support

Posted 15 April 2021

The Egyptian Air Force - the largest C295 fleet operator worldwide with 24 aircraft - has signed a five-year services contract with Airbus for the performance-based support of its fleet.

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Bell becomes first rotorcraft customer to use SAF for Training

Posted 29 March 2021

Bell Textron will begin incorporating Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) into all Bell Training Academy (BTA) and customer demonstration fleet aircraft. Bell will be the first rotorcraft customer to receive SAF supply

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Rolls-Royce starts building the world’s largest engine

Posted 29 March 2021

Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest engine, UltraFan, which it says will redefine sustainable travel for decades to come.

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First 100% Sustainable Fuel study on commercial passenger jet

Posted 18 March 2021

A partnership of aerospace specialists has launched the world’s first in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a commercial passenger aircraft.

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Lufthansa Technik ‘ends tough year with confidence’

Posted 9 March 2021

The crisis in the aviation industry brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has hit Lufthansa Technik AG hard writes Chuck Grieve.

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Embraer releases technical guidance for sanitisation on aircraft

Posted 8 March 2021

Embraer has released technical guidance to apply UV-C lights for cockpit sanitisation, as well as disinfectants and coatings for the cabin in the Company’s commercial aircraft. According to these specifications, the

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Rolls-Royce completes taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft

Posted 1 March 2021

Rolls-Royce has completed the taxiing of its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft, the latest milestone on its journey to becoming the world’s fastest all-electric plane.

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Time for Africa to repair its safety standards...

Posted 24 February 2021

Safety issues, many tied to MRO, have long plagued African aviation. Could this now be changing across the continent?

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Rolls-Royce conducts first tests of 100% SAF for business jets

Posted 10 February 2021

Rolls-Royce has conducted the first tests of 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in a business jet engine, as part of its ambition to play a leading role in enabling the sectors in which it operates reach net zero carbon by

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Satair and Honeywell sign global distribution agreement

Posted 28 January 2021

Satair and Honeywell Aerospace have signed a multi-year commercial agreement covering the exclusive worldwide distribution for mechanical and air thermal components for use on Airbus A320, A330, A340, and A380 aircraft.

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MROs winging it in hunt for winning formula

Posted 22 December 2020

Covid-19 has shone a light – as if it were needed – on problems in Africa’s MRO sector. There are many strategies but no easy answers.

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Rolls-Royce to use 100% sustainable aviation fuel

Posted 16 November 2020

Rolls-Royce is to use 100% sustainable aviation fuel for the first time in engine ground tests on next-generation engine technology, as part of its ongoing decarbonization strategy.

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Rolls-Royce introduces a new SelectCare service option

Posted 8 October 2020

Rolls-Royce is introducing a new SelectCare option, SelectCare Repair, to complement its existing range of Care services for airlines that operate Trent 700 powered Airbus A330 aircraft.

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SAA Technical reinstates its services

Posted 5 October 2020

South African Airways’ maintenance arm, SAA Technical, has started reinstating its services after it had suspended them to four customers due to outstanding payments. However, the airline has said it has now reached an agreement with South African

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Rolls-Royce breakthrough with AI ethics and trustworthiness

Posted 2 September 2020

Rolls-Royce has announced two breakthroughs in artificial intelligence ethics, which it said could help gain society's trust of the technology and accelerate the next generation of industrialisation, known as industry

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Rolls-Royce takes next step in sustainability drive

Posted 13 August 2020

Rolls-Royce has started its latest phase of testing on its low-emissions technology for its next generation of engines.

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GECAS Cargo adds more 737-800BCF Narrowbody freighters

Posted 13 August 2020

GECAS has signed an agreement with Boeing converting 11 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter options to firm orders and adding nine additional options to the GECAS Cargo order book.

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Africa’s fight is on to maintain operations

Posted 12 August 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on African civil aviation has laid bare the weakness of regional maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities, where encouraging signs in one arena are counterbalanced by stumbling performance elsewhere.

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Trent XWB-84 successfully reach planned time on wing

Posted 11 August 2020

A batch of Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-84 engines has successfully reached their planned time on wing.

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2020 MRO spend expected to drop by more than 50%

Posted 4 August 2020

With MRO industry revenues directly related to aircraft utilisation, 2020’s total MRO spend will be less than half of the approximately $90bn forecasted, according to the leading aviation data and advisory company IBA.

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Boom and Rolls-Royce collaborate on Overture

Posted 31 July 2020

Boom Supersonic, an aerospace company building the world's fastest civil aircraft, and Rolls-Royce, has announced an engagement agreement to explore the pairing of a Rolls-Royce propulsion system with Boom's flagship supersonic

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Rolls-Royce: Zero AOG milestone is reached

Posted 27 July 2020

Rolls-Royce has said there are zero Boeing 787 aircraft on the ground (AOG) due to Trent 1000 durability-related issues.

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Propelling aircraft into the green age

Posted 24 July 2020

Rolls-Royce is developing amazing new engine technology to help make aviation greener and more efficient for the future.

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Nigeria needs more aircraft maintenance facilities

Posted 13 July 2020

The Rector of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Captain Mohammed Abdulsalami, has said more aircraft maintenance facilities need to be established in Nigeria.

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Strata delivers shipsets of A350-900 inboard flaps for Airbus

Posted 6 July 2020

Al Ain based company Strata Manufacturing (Strata) has successfully delivered 100 shipsets of the assembled A350-900 Inboard Flaps (IBF).

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Rolls-Royce focuses on reaching net zero carbon by 2050

Posted 5 June 2020

Rolls-Royce has joined the UN Race to Zero campaign in the run up to COP26 to pioneer a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future.

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Building a continent’s competence

Posted 4 June 2020

The African Federation of Non-Destructive Testing (AFNDT) takes a leading role in the expansion of NDT competence on the continent, mainly through training and certification.

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Can African MROs pass this big test?

Posted 14 May 2020

A big challenge of non-destructive testing (NDT), long a staple in aircraft line and base maintenance programmes, is to find the right experts and tools when they’re needed. Innovations in tools and training could help put African MROs on a winning path.

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Rolls Royce: Engine preservation plan provides runway for smooth take-off

Posted 12 May 2020

Teams across the world are providing Rolls-Royce customers with the individual support they need to protect their aircraft engines in readiness for a return to the skies.

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Funding is key in plotting a route to quality training

Posted 7 May 2020

Africa needs a continent-wide response to the growing demand for qualified MRO technicians. The challenge, as Chuck Grieve reports, is navigating a route to harmonisation and standardisation of training.

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Paramount Group produce medical devices for protection of frontline healthcare workers

Posted 13 April 2020

Aeronautical engineers from Paramount Group, the African-based aerospace and technology company, have teamed up with emergency doctors at the Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital in

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Boeing to temporarily suspend 787 operations at its Boeing South Carolina plant

Posted 8 April 2020

Boeing will temporarily suspend all 787 operations at its Boeing South Carolina (BSC) until further notice, starting at the end of Wednesday, April 8.

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How to improve profitability on a data-day basis

Posted 19 March 2020

Strong supply chain management is essential if MROs are to control costs in a competitive environment. Chuck Grieve looks at some of the challenges and solutions.

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Blade runners

Posted 27 February 2020

Maintenance makes helicopters more expensive to fly than to buy, but they are indispensable in numerous civil roles. Chuck Grieve reviews some of the main players in the African rotary wing MRO business.

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Rolls-Royce BR725 engine tops one million flying hours

Posted 27 February 2020

The Rolls-Royce BR725 engine recently achieved another impressive milestone by reaching one million flying hours.

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Two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines take to the skies for the first time

Posted 17 February 2020

Two Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines have successfully powered the brand new Gulfstream G700 to the skies for the first time.

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Rolls-Royce launches new digital platform Yocova

Posted 13 February 2020

Rolls-Royce data innovation catalyst R2 Data Labs has launched Yocova – a new data exchange and collaboration platform for the aviation sector.

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Sanad and Ethiopian Airlines to join forces to create MRO centre of excellence in Africa

Posted 5 February 2020

Sanad Aerotech (Sanad), a provider of aircraft engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions and part of Sanad – a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company

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SITA and key industry partners launch MRO blockchain alliance

Posted 4 February 2020

Key industry partners have launched the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the air transport’s first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft parts.

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The search is on to plug the MRO gap

Posted 27 January 2020

With pressure mounting for more maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities throughout the continent, Chukwu Emeke looks at the situation in west Africa.

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Dakar at the double for 2AS

Posted 24 January 2020

Senegal’s Blaise Diagne International Airport (BDIA) in Dakar has joined forces with global MRO player, Air France International/KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFIKLME&M), to provide support for both Air Senegal and airlines using the airport that

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AJW's star part in Africa

Posted 15 January 2020

AJW Group chief executive, Christopher Whiteside, talks to Chuck Grieve about adding value to the business of supplying parts and spares through relationships, efficiencies and planning.

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AMAC Aerospace wins new projects for 2020

Posted 10 January 2020

AMAC Aerospace has announced a successful re-delivery of a Boeing B737 on time. In addition, the headquarters of AMAC Aerospace in Basel has also been awarded with several new maintenance projects.

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Membership on the up in east Africa’s rotary club

Posted 8 January 2020

East Africa has been witnessing significant growth in its helicopter industry. Githae Mwaniki takes a look at the sector.

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It's good to talk in Portuguese

Posted 20 December 2019

In just 10 years, Davenport Aviation has developed into a global supplier of aircraft parts, supplies, and equipment. It has a special interest in Africa because, as Chuck Grieve finds out, that’s where it all started.

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Home run for MRO deals

Posted 26 November 2019

Recent contracts signed between African airlines and international maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers confirm there is movement toward keeping more of Africa’s maintenance spend at home. Chuck Grieve reports.

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Air BP signs technical services agreement with Sonangol of Angola

Posted 25 November 2019

Air BP has signed a technical services agreement with Sonangol, the state-owned oil company in Angola.

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Rolls-Royce engine for Kenya's ALS

Posted 19 November 2019

Rolls-Royce and ALS have signed an agreement for engine maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the Kenyan airline’s fleet of ten AE3007-powered Embraer ERJ135 and ERJ145 aircraft.

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Republic of Ghana intends to order GEnx engines for Boeing 787-9 aircraft

Posted 19 November 2019

The Republic of Ghana announced its intent to purchase GEnx-1B engines for its three Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will be used to re-launch an airline in the African nation. The engine order is svalued at more

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Boeing and EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering sign MRO service agreement

Posted 17 November 2019

Boeing and EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering (EGME) announced agreements at the Dubai Air Show that will approve the Cairo-based MRO as Boeing's first maintenance supplier in Africa and the Middle East

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VIPAero Angola opens executive handling station in Luanda

Posted 7 November 2019

VIPAero Angola has officially opened its executive handling station in Luanda.

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Safran to provide complete nacelle for Gulfstream’s G700 business jet

Posted 23 October 2019

Safran Nacelles has confirmed its Tier 1 supplier role for the complete nacelle on Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 turbofan engines that power Gulfstream Aviation’s G700 business jet, which was unveiled at this week’s 2019

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Rolls-Royce enhances technical publications for business aviation customers

Posted 22 October 2019

Rolls-Royce is introducing an enhanced version of its technical publications, a digitally optimised version of the technical documents and maintenance manuals for business aviation customers.

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GKN Aerospace breaks new ground in large composite wing structure technology

Posted 21 October 2019

GKN Aerospace has reached a major milestone in the ‘Wing of Tomorrow’ programme after designing, manufacturing, and delivering a mid-scale demonstrator tool to the GKN Aerospace Filton facility.

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Joramco and Kenya Airways sign maintenance agreement

Posted 14 October 2019

Joramco and Kenya Airways, the flag carrier airline of Kenya, have signed a heavy maintenance agreement for the first time to perform OOP check for six B787 from the carrier’s fleet in addition to major modification tasks related to

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Ethiopian Airlines signs repair management contract with AJW Group

Posted 10 October 2019

AJW Group has extended its long-term relationship with Ethiopian Airlines with a contract for the maintenance and repair of parts.

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Desert dust’s open season on engines

Posted 16 September 2019

Maintenance trends in Africa map the prevailing weather conditions. During the Harmattan season, for example, MROs usually notice a spike in engine-related events.

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Benefits from pan-African outlook

Posted 12 September 2019

African aviation is prone to frequent change, according to AJW group sales director, Hafsah Abdulsalam.

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Can Africa keep the wheels turning on its MRO potential?

Posted 10 September 2019

African aviation has a quandary: operators can’t afford to keep spending their maintenance budgets abroad, while establishing their own maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities is prohibitively expensive. But

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Universal Weather and Aviation agree to sell UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services

Posted 22 August 2019

Global mission management provider, Universal Weather and Aviation, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its UVair Fueling Division to World Fuel Services.

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Ground handling industry failing to take the right action to solve talent and profit challenges

Posted 20 August 2019

Recent research by RTITB Airside has found that airlines, airports and ground handlers are failing to take the right action when it comes to solving profitability and talent

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Lufthansa Technik sets up shop in South Africa

Posted 14 August 2019

Lufthansa Technik has become the first foreign MRO provider to establish line maintenance operations in South Africa through a new contract with Comair – and it bodes well for the region. Chuck Grieve reports.

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EgyptAir maintenance and engineering establishes LM Station in Dubai

Posted 5 August 2019

EgyptAir maintenance and engineering has signed a partnership agreement with SKAN Aviation to establish a line maintenance station in Dubai International Airport.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 Ten powers EgyptAir’s first flight with sustainable fuel

Posted 24 July 2019

EgyptAir has completed its first flight with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), undertaken for the entry into service of the fifth, in a series of six, Rolls-Royce powered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

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Ethiopian signs $500m partnership agreement with Collins Aerospace

Posted 27 June 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Group has signed a partnership agreement valued at $500 million with Collins Aerospace.

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Paris Airshow: AFI KLM E&M teams up with 2AS in Dakar line maintenance structure

Posted 20 June 2019

AFI KLM E&M has signed a partnership agreement with 2AS to set up a line maintenance joint venture at Dakar's Blaise Diagne International Airport.

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Paris Airshow: GKN Aerospace expands RRSP contract with Pratt & Whitney

Posted 18 June 2019

GKN Aerospace is expanding its Risk and Revenue Sharing Partnership (RRSP) with Pratt & Whitney for the PW1500G and PW1900G engines, adding the Fabricated Fan Case Mount Ring and the Fan Spacer to its

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Paris Airshow: GKN Aerospace extends its business with Pratt & Whitney

Posted 17 June 2019

GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement between its subsidiary GKN Fokker Elmo and Pratt & Whitney to continue the design, supply, and support of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems for more than 30

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Air Senegal hands A330neo component support to AFI KLM E&M

Posted 13 June 2019

AFI KLM E&M and Air Senegal recently signed an agreement covering component support for the Senegalese carrier's fleet of two A330neo aircraft.

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Connected world keeps repair times in check

Posted 7 June 2019

Airbus has a vested interest in helping maintenance and repair organisations (MROs) and airlines manage their aircraft. Guillaume Mille explained the European airframer’s approach and goals to Chuck Grieve.

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Russian MRO boost for Egyptian Air Force

Posted 31 May 2019

The Rostec State Corporation company, Russian Helicopters, is to open a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) centre for the Egyptian Air Force’s Mi-8T and Mi-17-1V helicopters.

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Additive manufacturing coul be addictive

Posted 23 May 2019

The potential applications in MRO are among the many attractive features of additive manufacturing (AM).

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Rolls-Royce delivers first Pearl 15 production engines

Posted 20 May 2019

Rolls-Royce announced that the first sets of Pearl 15 production standard engines were delivered to Bombardier and have been fitted to the first Global 6500 aircraft that is now in completions in readiness to power its latest

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It's time for spare parts to play more of a leading role

Posted 15 May 2019

The aircraft parts market is at a crossroads as demand challenges suppliers to come up with solutions that satisfy the requirements of both airworthiness and economics. Chuck Grieve reports.

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Valcora opens office in Johannesburg

Posted 2 May 2019

Valcora, the Swiss based fuel purchasing service, opened a new office this week in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Pratt & Whitney engine-powered A319neo makes maiden flight

Posted 29 April 2019

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time.

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