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
Avtrade the Dubai-based support and repair management company will be opening a new global headquarters near London Gatwick next week
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.
Abu Dhabi-based private charter company, Royal Jet, has awarded SR Technics a five-year contract to maintain, repair and overhaul their CFM56-7B engine fleet.
Abu Dhabi's military maintenance provider, AMMROC, has signed an MoU to create a strategic alliance with Rockwell Collins for the MRO of military avionics. Target markets include the UAE and countries in the South Asia, Middle East
Indonesian airline Citilink has selected Turkish Technic for its Airbus A320 component pooling.
Gulf Air and Lufthansa Technik have early extended their existing cooperation in landing gear overhaul for the airline's Airbus A320, A321 and A330 fleet.
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has announced that it has received Transport Canada type certification for its PurePower(R) PW814GA and PW815GA engines, which will power the new Gulfstream G500 (range of 5,000
Emirates' Aircraft Appearance Centre has successfully completed more than three aircraft decal installations in an average week, bringing the total number of installations to 157 in 2014.
Sanad Aero Solution (Sanad), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, has increased its leasing portfolio of spare engines and components with Etihad Airways through the addition of new assets valued
Dubai-based Satair has signed a five-year exclusive distribution contract to represent Eaton replaceable unit engine fuel pump parts across the Middle East.
Parts distributor Satair is strengthening its Dubai team with key account manager Martin Couët being stationed in the Middle East headquarters.
Liebherr-Aerospace officially opened its new logistics centre in Dubai (UAE): with an event held alongside the MRO Middle East show.
Lufthansa Technik Middle East is planning to develop a new operational facility at Dubai World Central (DWC) by the fourth quarter of 2015.
Gulf Air has marked the successful insourcing and completion of a C1 Check on its Airbus 321, ahead of schedule. Carried out by the airline's engineers and technicians this achievement reinforces Gulf Air's technical capabilities – delivering Gulf
Parker Aerospace, has signed a long-term agreement with Emirates Airline to provide a comprehensive maintenance package for its fleet of Boeing 777 and Airbus A330/A340 aircraft and engines.
Haitec Aircraft Maintenance has just received its first Iraqi Airways Boeing 767 to its hangar at Hahn Airport for a C-Check – following the German company's MRO contract win.
Jet Aviation Dubai recently received EASA Part 145 approval to provide base maintenance to Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft.
Emirates has said it has told Airbus Group it would commit to buying 100 more aircraft worth more than $43 billion if the manufacturer agrees to equip the plane with a new engine,” reports Bloomberg.
Jet Aviation Dubai recently received EASA Part-145 approval, permitting the company to provide line maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft.
Lufthansa Technik has received approval from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) as maintenance organisation for the new Airbus A350.
Royal Air Maroc is celebrating the delivery of its first of five GEnx-powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner and selected a 10-year OnPointSM solution agreement with GE Aviation for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its GEnx
FL Technics is to provide base maintenance support for Turkey's low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines' Boeing 737 NG fleet.
AAR has been selected by AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Center) - the Abu Dhabi-based joint venture between Mubadala, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, to support in the design, outfitting and integration of key
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced the recent addition of Arabasco as an Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for Challenger 605 aircraft customers based in or flying to Saudi Arabia.
Alpha Star Aviation Services has signed an amendment to its component support contract with AFI KLM E&M to cover the Saudi VIP operator's Airbus fleet.
Flying Colours will be returning to MEBA next month with the announcement that maintenance work on a second aircraft under approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) is
MTU Maintenance is celebrating its 35th anniversary in the MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) business this fall.
Emirates Engineering has completed, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft when it handed back the first A380 ever delivered to Emirates Airline after completeing its C hjeck. The aircraft began operations with the Dubai carrier in June 2008.
Shell Aviation has received a 20-year Strategic Partner award from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its significant contribution to the industry and strong cooperation with the member airlines of the
Etihad Airways' Technical Maintenance department has just set a new world record by replacing a GE90 engine on one of its Boeing 777 passenger aircraft in less than seven hours.
Commsoft today announced that existing Commsoft partner, Arpiem Aviation, will be using Commsoft's OASES to provide CAMO services for Turkey-based Vega Aviation's two Boeing 737-300s.
Emirates Engineering marked another milestone when the team performed its first 3C-Check on an A380, a major overhaul that restores the airline's first A380 aircraft to near pristine condition.
AAR has announced it has been selected by AMMROC, the Abu Dhabi-based joint venture between Mubadala Development Company, Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, to support in the design, outfitting and integration of key areas of AMMROC's facility in Al Ain.
Flying Colours, the North American MRO, completion and refurbishment specialist has added another approval to its growing list of authorisations. GE Aviation has named it as an authorised line
Monarch Aircraft Engineering has announce that it has gained United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority Part 147 approval.
MTU Maintenance is celebrating 25 years of engine MRO on IAE's V2500, the world's bestselling engine powering the A320 aircraft family.
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also alternative transportation options for passengers.
The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan blade for the Advance and UltraFan engine designs has taken to the skies for the first time, marking another milestone for the programme.
Lufthansa Technik is offering comprehensive technical support for the Airbus A350.
British Airways' line maintenance team has recently won the contract to provide technical handling for Qatar Airways' 787 flights in Edinburgh.
Turkey's MRO giant Turkish Technic and Honeywell Aerospace have extended their long term aftermarket partnership, the two companies said at the Istanbul Air Show today.
Dubai Aerospace's MRO business, StandardAero has seen its European Service Center (ESC), located in Tilburg, Netherlands, approved by Rolls-Royce to become a T56/501D Branch Location under the company's
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), a subcontractor to Bombardier, has delivered its First C Series Fixed Trailing Edge (FTE) to Bombardier at a ceremony held at TAI's facilities in Ankara, Turkey, on August 19, 2014.