On behalf of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi) is set to open a brand new EASA Part-66 Aircraft Maintenance Licence (AML) electronic examination centre in Istanbul, Turkey.
Global provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry. Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), has announced that Turkish operator, Genel Havacilic has enrolled its Bell 407 Helicopter onto the JSSI premium engine
Lufthansa Technik has signed a cooperation agreement with DC Aviation Group where the two companies plan to offer their VIP customers a package of services at Al Maktoum International Airport (Dubai World
Jet Aviation Dubai has been approved by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to support Airbus A320 series aircraft.
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Falcon Aviation Services is to begin VIP Passenger handling, line maintenance and aircraft parking services from its new planned FBO site at Dubai South on July 1st.
Attracting and retaining Millennials, those born between 1981-2000, is key to coping with the Middle East's projected MRO growth, delegates at this year's Airline Engineering & Maintenance Middle East conference.
AAR Corporation anticipates entering into an MRO joint venture for the Middle East within the next two years as it looks to build its international business portfolio.
Etihad Airways Engineering, the Middle East's largest MRO supplier, is hoping to seal another South American client building on its success with Chile's LATAM Group for which it's now completed five B787 C-Checks – the
Gulf Air has been recognised by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), for successfully upgrading its Information Security Management System to the latest ISO 27001:2013 standard.
Emirates Airline has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for asset management and repair services of components and systems on its fleet of Airbus A380 aircraft.
Avtrade has announced the appointment of Hürcan Asik as Regional VP Sales – Turkey.
EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for the tenth time in a row.
The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine has taken to the skies for the first time, starting a series of test flights.
Avtrade is continuing its commitment to provide first class support and service to customers in the Middle East region by increasing its stock of aircraft spare parts in Dubai.
Etihad Airways Engineering has enhanced its aircraft maintenance capability with a new Automated Tool Control (ATC) system which provides engineers with greater tool access, handling and traceability, and eliminates the
MTU Maintenance has signed more than 250 new contracts in a successful year, valued at USD 2.1 billion, a 25% since 2014.
Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorized customer service facility in North Africa.
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) led the debate about the future of MRO in the GCC as part of the Global Aerospace Summit being held in Abu Dhabi.
The Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center (SRSC), Saudi Arabia's only private company providing comprehensive, in-country maintenance repair and overhaul support for the Kingdom's diverse civil and military rotorcraft
Gama Aviation has been awarded International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) at Sharjah International Airport.
AMAC Aerospace Switzerland has provided support in the launch of a new commercial operator in the industry and specifically to the Middle East region.
Emirates has contracted Lufthansa Technik to overhaul the landing gear of its Boeing 777-200ER/300 classic fleet. The five-year agreement covers 13 shipsets.
Chromalloy Arabia, an independent gas turbine services provider, plans to open a workshop in Jeddah in the Western Province of Saudi Arabia.
AFI KLM E&M and Oman Air have signed a new, long-term contract providing flight hour support for CFM56-7 power plants equipping Oman Air's Boeing 737NG's.
Discussions at the MRO Middle East Conference in Dubai today drew attention to what Andrew Medland, Principal at Oliver Wyman, described as a 'staggering change in fleet mix' by 2025, and the
The Middle East's MRO market is forecast to effectively double by 2025 rising at 7.4% per annum to reach US $10.2 billion over the next decade.
Sharjah-based VIP aviation specialist Gama Aviation has partnered with Go Aviation Middle East to access the company's suite of services, which range from light interior cleaning to complete paint and brightwork restoration and polishing.
Owners of hunting falcons across the Middle East will find transporting their classic birds of prey on VIP jets and commercial aircraft has become a little bit easier thanks to a new product from Lufthansa Technik.
Volga-Dnepr Gulf, a division of Volga-Dnepr Technics, the Middle East aircraft MRO branch of Russia's Volga-Dnepr Group, has received EASA (Part 145) approval for C check inspections and maintenance and has completed the
Satair is to market the ground support equipment from Dedienne Aerospace across the wider Middle East and Africa regions.
The seventh edition of Aircraft Interiors Middle East, (AIME) and the eighth running of MRO Middle East opened today at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
French-based landing gear MRO specialist Revima has made the journey to Dubai to launch its dedicated “On Wing Services” team to the Middle East.
Gulf Air, has signed a three-year extension of its MRO agreement with JorAMCo under which the Jordanian company will provide Bahrain's national carrier with heavy maintenance checks for its current fleet of 28 aircraft - A330s, A320-ERs, A320s
Comlux and Bahrain-based Texel Air has signed a multi-million dollar agreement to provide its Middle East customers with dedicated MRO line maintenance, cabin upgrades and refurbishments on their VIP aircraft.
Etihad Airways has signed a 10-year Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) support agreement with Revima APU of France for the repair and health monitoring of the PW980 APUs on its five A380 aircraft.
Dnata's continual focus on safety and security has been achieved with the air services provider's Sydney headquarters and station receiving registration for IATA's Safety Audit of Ground
AMAC Aerospace Switzerland AG has signed a maintenance contract for a privately owned BBJ 3 from the Middle East.
Etihad Airways has announced the signing of a strategic relationship agreement with Swiss AviationSoftware (Swiss-AS), which will enable the airline and its equity partners to move to a common maintenance platform, and provide them with the
Abu Dhabi-headquartered Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) is re-evaluating its planned completion/MRO centre at Dubai South (formerly Dubai World Central) with a decision on its final make-up and format likely in the early part of next year,
The A320neo has received joint Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on November 24, 2015.
MTU Maintenance continues to be the exclusive MRO provider for Royal Jordanian's V2500 engines on its fleet of A320 family of aircraft.
Etihad Airways Engineering has been granted an extended Part21J Design Organisation Approval (DOA) by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to design and modify its cabins.
Flydubai has signed a long-term contract with Joramco, which will provide the carrier with airframe maintenance solutions for its 50 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Bombardier working to establish Abu Dhabi Aviation as first Authorized Service Facility for Q Series
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has said that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and is in discussions with Abu Dhabi Aviation to work towards the establishment
AMAC Aerospace has delivered another Global Express within a short ground time after a base maintenance check at the AMAC facility in Basel, Switzerland. The undisclosed head of state customer from the MENA region was said to be very
The newly-established ADA Millennium – the management consultancy joint venture between Abu Dhabi Aviation and the UK's jcba – says it has secured a major restructure and performance improvement contract for a leading Canadian MRO and that
Jet Aviation Dubai recently added a Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) shop for which it has now received FAA approval.
Royal Air Maroc has selected GE Aviation for a five-year exclusive OnPointSM solution agreement for the time and material to maintain, repair and overhaul its CF6-80C2 engines that power its four Boeing 767
Emirates Engineering apprentices and personnel can now familiarise themselves first-hand with the mechanics and operations of the Rolls-Royce Trent 900 Engine.
Etihad Airways has expanded its strategic cooperation with Air France-KLM through a several hundred million US dollar component maintenance agreement for its Boeing 777 fleet.
Emirates has signed a $16 billion OnPoint solution agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the GE9X engines that will power the airline's fleet of 150 Boeing 777X aircraft over
The Department of Civil Aviation of Aruba have announced that U.A.E. certified MROs will not be required to undergo a physically audit by the DCA of Aruba unless otherwise required.
Etihad Airways Engineering has been named MRO Service Provider of the Year – Middle East at the Aviation Business Awards 2015.
Avtrade has added to its aircraft acquisition programme from the Middle East and Africa with the purchase of ex Flynas Embraer E190LR aircraft (MSN 19000232). Purchased from the lessor; the serviceable aircraft, manufactured in
Oman Air is the latest airline in the region to announce successful results in engine cleanliness and performance in its Trent 700 and CF34 engines.
MTU Maintenance has extended their V2500 MRO contract with Atlasglobal, which is in regards to the maintenance of the V2500 engines.
Qatar Airways and Direct Maintenance have extended their decade long partnership in order to cover line support of the airline in Entebbe.
Saudi Arabia's Alsalam Aircraft Company and Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) have signed an agreement with Boeing to create the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Center in the Kingdom.
MTU Aero Engines has announced it is in talks with several Iranian airlines to supply maintenance services.
Gulf Aviation Academy (GAA) has signed an MOU with International Aero Engine Association (IAEA), USA, to offer Aircraft Life Cycle Management for Investor Programme and Aircraft Engine MRO Engineering and Management Programme at
MTU Aero Engines has received approval from the Federal Aviation Office (LBA) to maintain the propulsion system powering the A400M military transport aircraft.
EgyptAir Maintenance & Engineering puts the logo on the front of the aircraft. This is a part of the marketing activities of the canal inauguration that the company does as the official carrier of the opening ceremony.
Pegasus Ailrines has chosen AJW Aviation to provide full power-by-the-hour services for its current fleet of A320s.
SR Technics has announced that it has been selected to provide Integrated Component Services for Etihad Airways' new Boeing 787 fleet, and is in advanced discussions on further Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
Unison Industries has signed a 10-year material services agreement with Qatar Airways in support of Qatar Airways' unprecedented fleet growth rate.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) has decided to renew the contract signed in 2011 with AFI KLM E&M covering component support for its Airbus A330s.
Ameco has started line maintenance service for Iraqi Airways in Beijing Capital International Airport.
Saudi Arabian aircraft managment and operator Arabasco, has agreed an MoU for aircraft registration matters in Aruba. The agreement with The Registry of Aruba and legal counsel Gomez & Bikker was signed in the presence of the Minister of Transport of
Jet Aviation Saudi Arabia has recently added a new nickel-cadmium (Ni-Cd) Battery Shop to its facilities.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has sold 100% of StandardAero to an affiliate of Veritas Capital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
AJA (Al Jaber Aviation), the Abu Dhabi-based private jet charter and aircraft management company, is planning a 'Jet Centre of Excellence' in establishing an aircraft maintenance organisation (Part 145 AMO) at the UAE capital's Al Bateen Executive Airport in
GDC Technics is stepping into Africa to develop MRO and modification services across the continent and challenge existing providers in Southern Europe.
Saudi Arabian headquartered Nexus group has signed a VIP Pass engine care agreement with Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) for its CJ319.
Saudi Arabian Airlines is understood to terminated a lease contract with Portuguese charter firm Hi Fly after one of its aircraft was taken to Tel Aviv Ben Gurion airport Israel for routine maintenance.
Abu Dhabi's Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center (AMMROC) has signed two, one-year, commercial MRO contracts, worth US $9.8 million, with local UAE companies Etihad Flight College, a wholly-owned Etihad
Mubadala Aerospace is believed to be in negotiation talks with a major Iranian MRO centre over a potential acquisition.
Avtrade, that has a Dubai based Middle East hub, is expanding the frontiers of aircraft component support and fortifying growth in the Americas with new Canada based inventory.
Turkish Airlines' MRO subsidiary; Turkish Technic has signed an agreement at IDEF 15 in Istanbul to provide maintenance support for the Airbus A400M new generation airlifter.
Joramco and the Afghani registered operator, Safi Airways, reached a base maintenance agreement with the Jordan based MRO facility which will provide heavy airframe maintenance solutions for three A320 aircraft operated by
A ceremony has ben held at Turkish Aerospace on the signing of a contract between TAI and Airbus to extend their cooperation for the A320 Family aircraft and the delivery of the first Long Range Rudder produced by TAI to Airbus.
As part of its strategy to continue developing strong customer relationships with major airline and MRO customers throughout the Middle East, component service provider Avtrade, has today announced the appointment of Patrick Armstrong as
Two major new engine MRO facilities could open in the Middle East in the coming decade to service a predicted “huge regional demand” a conference in Abu Dhabi has heard.
Etihad Airways has signed a 10-year contract with Paris headquartered OEMServices, a joint venture of Diehl Aerospace, Liebherr Aerospace, Thales and Zodiac Aerospace, for the supply of component pool and repair
Joint ventures and mergers will define the Middle East's MRO landscape over the next decade as the region produces increased demand which could only be hampered by a lack of an ample skilled workforce, a conference in
In the first quarter of 2015, MTU Aero Engines AG increased its revenues by 20% to €1.099,5 billion (1-3/14: €913.0 million).
Engine leasing specialist Sanad Aero Solutions (Sanad), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, has increased its financings to US$600 million, in a club deal that further expands the company's spare engine and component
Sharjah's ACCL Airmotive Services has given the first of two PW4000 engines to the Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation (Ameco Beijing), for overhaul.
MTU Maintenance is celebrating 15,000 completed engine shop visits since the foundation of the company 35 years ago.
Emirates today announced its largest ever order with Rolls-Royce, worth $9.2bn, for Trent 900 engines and TotalCare service support to power 50 Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft that will enter service from 2016.
Jet Aviation has developed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) version 7.1 upgrade.
Etihad Airways Engineering, the host sponsor of MRO Network's upcoming Airline Engineering & Maintenance: Middle East conference will be a holding a tour of their state of the art facility, exclusively
328 has announced that 328 Design (328DO) has successfully achieved the Supplemental DOA approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority GCAA of the UAE.
Honeywell Aerospace has extended its agreement with Transworld Aviation in the Middle East to include component supplies for two of its most widely used turboshaft engines in the region — the T53 and T55.
Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a Dassault Aviation company-owned service centre, has completed an initial C-check on an in-service Falcon 7X, preparing the way for the start of routine overhauls.
The Copenhagen-based Satair Group will be representing Lord Corporation for its commercial fixed-wing product line across the European, Middle East and African markets (EMEA).
With the reducing cost of oil resulting in even lower aviation fuel prices, the overall airline direct operating cost breakdown is changing.