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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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FAI Technik receives FAA approval for EASA MRO licence

Posted 23 April 2019

FAI Technik, the maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, has now received FAA approval for its EASA Part 145 licence. This follows similar approvals from the Nigerian authorities in October 2018.

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Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine achieves 10 million flying hours

Posted 18 April 2019

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine, which entered service in 1987, recently reached 10 million flying hours in nearly five million flights.

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Embraer and Air Botswana sign pool programme agreement for its E170 aircraft

Posted 11 April 2019

Embraer announces at MRO Americas that the Company signed a Pool Programme Agreement with Air Botswana to support a wide range of repairable components for its E170 aircraft.

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GAL Aerospace to become a supplier for aftermarket Bombardier CRJ series cabin retrofits

Posted 1 April 2019

GAL Aerospace has entered into a collaborative relationship with Bombardier for the development and aftermarket retrofit of interiors for the existing CRJ Series fleet.

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Jet MS provides 7800 landings inspection for Bombardier CL604

Posted 27 March 2019

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS), a provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions for business and regional aviation, a part of Avia Solutions Group, became one of the first MRO

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ADC-AHRLAC: “We are not Paramount”

Posted 26 March 2019

Paul Potgieter Jnr, CEO of Aerospace Development Corporation (ADC) and Paul Potgieter Snr, managing director have issued a statement saying ADC-AHRLAC production facility is not part of the Paramount Group.

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Air Côte d'Ivoire to rely on AFI KLM E&M component maintenance expertise for its A319/320ceo/neo

Posted 19 March 2019

AFI KLM E& and Air Côte d'Ivoire recently signed an agreement covering component support for the Ivoirian carrier's four A319-100s and two A320-200s. The contract

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Rolls-Royce withdraws from engine competition for new midsize aircraft platform

Posted 4 March 2019

Rolls-Royce has decided to withdraw from the current competition to power Boeing’s proposed middle of the market – or New Midsize Airplane (NMA) – platform.

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ATR extends Type ‘A’ Maintenance Visit Intervals

Posted 25 February 2019

ATR has received certification from EASA to extend the intervals between the Type A maintenance checks from 500 to 750 hours, for all of its aircraft series.

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Will CFM's policy unlock Africa's potential?

Posted 19 February 2019

The landmark agreement by CFM International to open up the aftermarket for its best-selling CFM56 engines should be good news for African airlines. Chuck Grieve reports.

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OEMServices becomes exclusive repair distributor of Triumph Actuation in the Middle East and Africa

Posted 12 February 2019

OEMServices has signed an exclusive repair distributor agreement with Triumph Integrated Systems Actuation & Control, a global leader in manufacturing and overhauling

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MRO looks set to break through in west Africa

Posted 8 February 2019

Chukwu Emeke highlights one of the major challenges facing west African airlines.

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Liebherr-Aerospace starts serial production of 3D printed Airbus components

Posted 16 January 2019

Liebherr-Aerospace has begun printing 3D components for Airbus.

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Boeing B747 has entered AMAC’s facility in Basel

Posted 11 January 2019

AMAC Aerospace has announced that a Boeing B747 entered AMAC’s facility at the end of December.

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Honeywell's new trading business to modernise buying and selling aviation parts

Posted 8 January 2019

Honeywell is bringing the ease of everyday online buying and selling to the aviation parts industry with GoDirect Trade.

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AES Global gains Egyptian Part 21 Design Approval

Posted 3 January 2019

Aerospace Engineering Solutions (AES Global), a UK based aerospace design and certification organisation, has obtained Egyptian Civil Aviation Regulations (ECAR) Part 21 approval from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority (ECAA)

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Rolls-Royce celebrates 2000th Trent 700 delivery milestone

Posted 20 December 2018

Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent family success story with the delivery of the 2,000th Trent 700.

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Royal Air Maroc welcomes first GEnx-powered Boeing 787-9 Aircraft

Posted 13 December 2018

Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has received its first GEnx-1B-powered Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. RAM will eventually operate a fleet of nine GEnx-powered B787 Dreamliners.

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Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A3330-800 first flight

Posted 7 November 2018

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the Airbus A330-800neo into the skies for its first test flight today.

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Meggitt signs MoU with OEMServices to serve operators in Africa

Posted 17 October 2018

Meggitt, a company specialising in high performance components for the aerospace market, and OEMServices, dealing in component, logistic and trading services for airlines and Original Equipment Manufacturers

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3-D printed parts and new materials help Rolls-Royce to engine test success

Posted 15 October 2018

Rolls-Royce’s Advance3 engine is helping pioneer the future of civil aerospace – with 3D printed parts and the introduction of new materials helping to lead the way.

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Rostec to prolong life of engine components for MS-21 six-fold

Posted 10 October 2018

United Engine Corporation (UEC) and the All-Russian Institute of Light Alloys (VILS), both forming part of Rostec, will prolong the life of the PD-14 engine by using a new heat-resistant granulated alloy.

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Rolls-Royce and South African Airways Technical open first lease engine storage facility in Africa

Posted 3 October 2018

Rolls-Royce and South African Airways Technical today celebrated the opening of Rolls-Royce’s first lease engine storage facility in Africa, further developing its global

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AAD: Aurecon bringing its African ideas to life

Posted 21 September 2018

Aurecon was at AAD for the first time to highlight its engineering capabilities and products. “We want to become a true African business,” explained managing director, Africa, Ferdi Nell.

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ExecuJet set-up positioned to capitalise on European market

Posted 20 September 2018

Africa’s fleet of business aircraft benefits from fully accredited MRO capabilities right on its doorstep, thanks to ExecuJet. Chuck Grieve reports.

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Ethiopian maps the route to 2025

Posted 18 September 2018

Ethiopian MRO Services is building its capabilities to meet growing demand for MRO services and to expand its third-party business operations in Africa. Kaleyesus Bekele reports from Addis Ababa.

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First A380 dismantled and will be sold as spare parts

Posted 21 August 2018

The first Airbus A380 has been dismantled and will be sold as spare parts as a new lessee or buyer could not be found following expiry of the 10-year lease in October 2017. For investors, this is likely to mean a modest end to their

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IATA and CFM International sign pro-competitive agreement on engine maintenance

Posted 2 August 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and

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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

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

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

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

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 workshare.

Ethiopian signs $500m partnership agreement with Collins Aerospace

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

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