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 joint venture with an internationally established player.
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.
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.
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.
BAE Systems has signed a five-year agreement with Emirates, the world's largest Boeing 777 operator, to provide maintenance and technical support for its entire Boeing fleet.
Oman Air has signed a new deal with JorAMCo to provide the Omani national carrier with base maintenance services for two Embraer 175 and three Airbus A330 aircraft in its fleet.
Emirates airline signed a 12-year OnPoint solution agreement with GE for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of its new GE9X engines that will power its 150 Boeing 777X aircraft.
CFM International has announced it has successfully initiated ground testing of the first all-new LEAP-1B engine that will exclusively power the Boeing 737 MAX.
DC Aviation has been granted approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to expand its maintenance capabilities in Dubai to include the Bombardier Challenger 604/605 type of aircraft.
JorAMCo will provide heavy maintenance services to the prestigious Indian carrier, Jet Airways, on four Airbus A330 of its fleet between May and July of this year.
Codeshare partners Etihad Airways and Air New Zealand have signed a wide-ranging agreement to provide reciprocal line maintenance services in Melbourne, Australia, and Los Angeles in the USA.
Turkish Technic and Air Arabia signed a component support contract .
Strata Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Mubadala Development Company, has delivered its first advanced composite parts to Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The winners of the Aircraft Technology Engineering and Maintenance (ATE&M) Awards 2014 were announced at a gala ceremony at The Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington last week.
Afriqiyah Airways has added a third aircraft to its contract with AFI KLM E&M for the Libyan airline's A330s.
Qatar Executive – the Qatar Airways' business jet arm – has strengthened its position as a leader in maintenance services for Bombardier aircraft in the Middle East thanks to two new maintenance approvals.
This year MRO Network is bringing its Airline Engineering and Maintenance Event: Middle East & North Africa event to Oman.
Etihad Airways is to buy the Gulf's largest MRO business Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies LLC (ADAT) from the emirate's sovereign wealth fund, Mubadala.
Amman/Almaty, JorAMCo won a new long-term maintenance service contract with the Kazakhstan based airline Air Astana after the first collaboration that took place successfully last year for three of Air Astana's
The first ever Airbus A350 XWB to visit the United States, MSN (manufacturer's serial number) 2 has arrived at McKinley Climatic Lab at Eglin Air Force base in northwest Florida for extreme weather tests.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) has been selected by Boeing to provide GoldCare airframe maintenance support to a Middle Eastern customer's Boeing 787-800 Dreamliner
Dubai Aerospace (DAE) subsidiary, StandardAero has expanded its component repair business to create a new 30,000 square foot composite processing and repair centre which the company said will meet the growing market demands for the
Emirates Airline is in talks with Airbus Group NV and Rolls-Royce Holdings to create a more fuel-efficient version of the A380 superjumbo, reports The Wall Street Journal.
At a special ceremony Flydubai and CFM International celebrated the airline's achievement of 500,000 engine flight hours with its fleet of CFM56-7B engines.
JorAMCo has signed a contract with Jazeera Airways to provide the Kuwait-based low-cost carrier with 'C' check for Three A320s aircraft of its fleet that are due for maintenance services this year.
Abu Dhabi-based Continental Aviation Services (CAS) has been appointed exclusive distributor for the Middle East by United Rotorcraft, a Division of Air Methods .
Imdaad has won a major FM contract with Emirates– the largest airline in the Middle East.
Flydubai is to install zonal drying systems on a further 11 of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Emirates has contracted Lufthansa Technik to overhaul the landing gear of its Boeing 777-300ER fleet
French landing gear specialist Revima has signed a non-exclusive 10 year overhaul service Agreement with Emirates.
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has officially opened its newly constructed 106,000 square foot Authorised Embraer Service Centre at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, making it one of the largest Executive MROs in the Middle East.
Air BP will use this year's Abu Dhabi Air Expo to showcase its UAE offering and mark its growing success in the region.
Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP), tasked with the multi-billion dollar airport and aviation-related infrastructure developments in Dubai, has extended its support to world's leading B2B airport
Royal Jordanian, a long-standing AFI KLM E&M customer, renewed its trust in the services of the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) group by signing a new contract to provide its A320 fleet with component support.