Saudi Arabian engineering company SAEI has proven its capability for overhauling the GTCP-331-500 APU (Auxiliary power unit) produced by Honeywell.
Jordanian MRO specialist JorAMCo has signed a repeat contract with hybrid carrier Flydubai to provide the UAE-based airline with 'C' checks for its 737-800 aircraft due for maintenance services throughout 2014.
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) has received UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) approval for its newly established GEnx engine quick turn operation, the world's first independent MRO quick turn operation for this engine
Saudi Arabian VIP specialist MAZ Aviation has contracted AFI KLM E&M to carry out maintenance checks on a total of four of its CFM56-5C jet engines.
Fujairah based MRO company Skyone Maintenance Services (SMS) has signed a business alliance agreement with Lockheed Martin's Kelly Aviation Center (LMKAC), a provider of engine MRO services.
Recaro Aircraft Seating is to open the Recaro Regional Customer Center Middle East in Dubai in January 2014.
AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Center) and Eurocopter have completed the overhaul, modification, and delivery of the first Eurocopter AS565 (PANTHER) aircraft to the UAE Joint Aviation
Rolls-Royce confirmed at the Dubai Air Show today that it has entered into a Strategic Framework Agreement with Mubadala Aerospace, Communications Technology and Defense Services
Etihad Airways has announced an order with CFM International for 52 LEAP-1A engines to power 26 new Airbus A321neo aircraft.
Bombardier Aerospace has reduced operating costs for its business aircraft operators with the introduction of evolved maintenance intervals for the Learjet 40, Learjet 45, Challenger 300, Challenger 604, Challenger 605 and Global aircraft.
Business aviation activity in North Africa is out-performing global average, according to MEBAA, the association for business aviation across the Middle East and North Africa.
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries (SAEI) has successfully installed a new security management system in its main base at King AbdulAziiz Airport in Jeddah.
Qatar's Gulf Helicopters (GHC) announced at Helitech in London today that is has entered into a joint venture with Quality Aviation Instruments (QAI) to provide component repair facilities to be located in Doha,
Boeing is aiming to make performing routine maintenance and diagnosing aircraft issues faster and easier for airline technicians with a suite of new mobile applications for iPad.
CFS Aero is has been selected to service the component repair and overhaul requirements of the Royal Jordanian Falcons fleet.
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group (Marshall ADG) has purchased the European MRO business, for Hawker Beechcraft and will be serving the Middle East.
Atlasjet and Turkish Technic have signed a contract for comprehensive component support for the airline's A320 family fleet for a term of five years extendable to ten years.
Mubadala Aerospace's MRO network - has signed an agreement with Rockwell Collins to support Boeing 787 Dreamliner operators around the world.
Dublin Aerospace has announced that it has concluded a contract with DHL ME based in Bahrain for the provision of APU maintenance services on its fleet of B757 aircraft.
MSI Aircraft Maintenance Services International (MSI) and Reheat International have signed an agreement to jointly repair aircraft galley equipment, such as ovens, coffee makers, water heaters and boilers, at MSI's Dubai repair facility
EgyptAir Training Center has announced its capacity to conduct specialised maintenance training including electrical wiring interconnection system (EWIS) and damage assessment and reporting for aircraft
Airbus has achieved initial EASA certification of its innovative Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS) technology on A320ceo family aircraft.
Prince Fahd bin Abdullah, president of Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), and chairman of Saudia's board of directors said yesterday that the privatiation of Saudia is in the final stages.
Etihad Airways has signed an agreement with IAE International Aero Engines AG to upgrade the airline's current and future fleet of 35 V2500 engine-powered Airbus A320 family of aircraft to the V2500 SelectTwo engine standard.
Mubadala's aircraft engine and components financing and leasing solutions company Sanad is expanding its relationship with Abu Dhabi National Leasing (ADNL), the wholly owned lease financing arm of the National Bank of Abu Dhabi to
Pegasus Airlines has selected CFM International's advanced LEAP-1A engine to power its new fleet of 75 firm, 25 option A320neo/A321neo aircraft.
Turkish Technic and Nordwind Airlines have signed an agreement for APU maintenance.
Oman Air has placed a $200m order with Rolls-Royce for Trent 700 engines to power three Airbus A330 aircraft.
Qatar Airways has signed a 10-year agreement with UTC Aerospace Systems for nacelle maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Airbus A330 aircraft powered with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and A320s powered by the International Aero
Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines and Lufthansa Technik have signed a base maintenance contract for three C-Checks for Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737NG aircraft at the Lufthansa Technik base maintenance
Luxury brand business jet operator VistaJet was in record-breaking mode at EBACE this morning as it enrolled 50 Bombardier aircraft into the JSSI Platinum engine and APU hourly cost maintenance programmes.
Piaggio Aero – the Italian turboprop manufacturer part owned by Abu Dhabi's Mubadala - is introducing a reduced maintenance program for its Piaggio P180 Avanti/II the company said at EBACE today.
Work is finally underway to permanently fix the cracked wing ribs on the 31 Emirates A380 aircraft.
Component support expert Avtrade has contracted DB Schenker to store, manage and provide local logistics services to support their Dubai and Singapore operations.
AJW Aviation has been chosen by Air Arabia Egypt - Egypt's only low-cost carrier - to provide power-by-the-hour (PBH) support and leased inventory for two of its A320 aircraft.
AMAC Aerospace has announced that AMAC Aerospace Turkey has been awarded its EASA Part 145 certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency.
Painting of the first A350 XWB “MSN001” was today fully completed as it emerged in its Airbus livery out from the paintshop in Toulouse.
Turkish Technic has signed a five-year component pool services agreement with MNG Airlines for the Airbus A330-200F cargo aircraft which MNG Airlines has recently added to its fleet and is expected to receive deliveries of in the coming
Qatar Airways' private jet division Qatar Executive has strengthened its position in maintenance services for Bombardier aircraft in Qatar and the Middle East after the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority
AFI KLM E&M and Afriqiyah Airways have signed an agreement covering support for the CF680E1 engines equipping the Libyan flag carrier's two A330-200s.
Etihad Airways has opened a line maintenance base at Singapore's Changi International Airport, the carrier's eighth outside Abu Dhabi.
Aircraft completions specialist Associated Air Center (AAC), has been issued a design organisation approval renewal certificate from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Volga-Dnepr Group has officially launched its new aircraft maintenance hangar facility at Sharjah International Airport in the UAE with an official opening ceremony for senior aviation industry officials.
Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing international airlines with one of the youngest fleets in the sky, has selected global enterprise applications company IFS Applications to manage its new engine overhaul facility in
Royal Jordanian and Jordan Airmotive Limited Company (JALCo) sealed an agreement for the repair and overhaul works on the CF6-80C2 engines installed on RJ's Airbus 310s, effective April 10, 2013.
Cavotec has secured a contract to supply advanced ground support equipment for the new Emirates Engineering Centre A380 line maintenance hangars at the Dubai International Airport, reports Aviation Pros
Gulf Technics – the MRO division of Bahrain's sovereign wealth fund Mumtalakat - to believed to have suspended operations.
Dassault Falcon's new FalconBroadcast airborne health monitoring service is now available on all Falcon 2000 and Falcon 900 models equipped with the EASy cockpit, the French manufacturer said today.
Associated Air Center (AAC) – which operates the large transport category VIP completions centre in Dallas, Texas has received approval as an authorised maintenance organisation from the aviation authorities of
VBC, providers of welding wire, vacuum braze media and honeycomb seal material to OEM and MRO aero customers, is further developing its customer rating in the region after it opened a sales office in Dubai last September.
Donaldson Aerospace & Defense has entered into a strategic alliance with Bahrain-based Global Aviation Services (GAS) to strengthen support for its customers operating military, government, commercial and
Russia's Nordwind Airlines has signed a C Check maintenance contract for its two Airbus A321 Aircraft with Turkish Technic.
Mubadala Aerospace's spare engine and component financing and leasing solutions company, Sanad, has expanded its long-term engine leasing relationship with Airberlin, by adding three new CFM-56 engines under a sale and lease back
JorAmco has added a new flag to its roll of customer national airlines.
Mubadala's Swiss MRO subsidiary SR Technics has appointed former Jet Aviation senior vice president Christof Späth to head its component repair business.
Performance worries over military and commercial helicopter operations in the harsh conditions of the Middle East deserts could be eased with a new distributorship deal signed today.
Airbus is confident that the lithium ion (Li-ion) main battery architecture it has been developing with Saft and qualifying for the A350 XWB aircraft is robust and safe. The A350 XWB flight test programme will continue as planned with
Pegasus Airlines has signed a contract with KLM UK Engineering a with a Lease hand back including painting and a C-Check on one of its Boeing 737 New Generation aircraft.
Bombardier Aerospace today announced the start of production at its transitional facility in Morocco.
The Airbus A350 XWB programme has received a European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) award of the Engine Type Certification of the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB turbofan. This certification covers Trent XWB engines which will
Sanad Aero Solutions the Mubadala Aerospace engines and components financing and leasing solutions company, is expanding its relationship with Abu Dhabi National Leasing (ADNL), the wholly owned
EgyptAir training center has been focusing on a series of new training courses for maintenance engineers with Arab carriers on using engine borescope and testing.
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) got right underneath the job when it was given a special paint job by African carrier Air Seychelles.
The fourth running of Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) co-located with the fifth Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) shows closed its two day 2013 edition at their new venue – Dubai World Trade Centre.
The region's MRO industry could get a well-earned boost in the next few years according to leading forecasters at the Aviation Week run conference alongside this week's MRO Middle East conference held in Dubai.
Final day of the AIME/MRO shows at Dubai International Convention Centre.
Royal Jordanian and Liebherr-Aerospace sealed a deal today whereby Liebherr is to provide repair and overhaul services for RJ's landing gears of its 3 Embraer 175s and 5 Embraer
Aeropair has officially announced during the Aircraft Interiors Middle East & MRO Middle East shows in Dubai that it has entered into two partnerships with British companies to bring
Dassault Falcon is once again supporting operators from the Middle East and elsewhere who are flying customers to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland with a dedicated technical team positioned at nearby Zurich
Romanian aerospace company Aerostar announced today at the MRO Middle East exhibition and conference in Dubai that it has secured two new customers for its growing MRO services.
Dubai-based Aerostructures Middle East Services (AMES) is to further expand its jet engine nacelle repair capabilities, the company said at the MRO Middle East show today.
Aircraft Interiors Middle East and MRO Middle East events opened at Dubai Interational Convention Centre today with more than 250 exhibitors and an expected 3000 visitors and 100 airlines
Aviation solutions provider Ramco systems has announced it has signed a master supply agreement with Emirates to develop and implement reliability information management system for Emirates engineering
Egyptian carrier AlMasria Universal Airlines has called on the services of AFI KLM E&M to deal with an AOG (Aircraft on Ground) situation concerning CFM56-5B engines fitted to one of its aircraft.
The first Irish Aerospace Pavilion in Middle East will be hosted at the co-located two-day Aircraft Interiors & MRO Middle East Exhibitions which open in Dubai tomorrow (Tuesday)
Syphax Airlines has selected CFM International's LEAP-1A and CFM56-5B engines to power three Airbus A320neo and three Airbus A319/A320ceo aircraft, respectively.
Volga-Dnepr Technics has extended its aircraft maintenance and repair services in the Middle East with the addition of a new wheel and brake maintenance division in Sharjah, UAE.
GE Aviation named MNG Jet as an authorised service centre for GE's CF34-3 engines that power the Bombardier Challenger series.
The FAA has issued an Airworthiness Directive (AD) on General Electric turbofans powering Bombardier CRJ700/900 and Embraer 170/175. This follows the reporting of two engine fires through what is believed to be a worn bleed
Tanury is at MEBA hoping to expand its presence and products into the Middle East market.
Dubai World Central (DWC) has announced the launch of a pioneering MRO project known as the Wings Valley of Dubai.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) A380 base maintenance rating received by Sabena Technics (stand 620) on its Bordeaux, France facility means that the company now holds base maintenance rating on every flying Airbus
ABS Jets (stand 386) is highlighting its operation control centre (OCC) services at MEBA and encouraging smaller companies and operators to come and take a look at the resources and services it offers.
Transworld Aviation has signed a parts distribution centre agreement with Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace, to operate a Dubai depot for Bombardier aircraft parts.
The FAA has ordered inspections of Boeing 787 aircraft after improperly installed fuel line hardware has been discovered on in-service aircraft and on the production line according to the Seattle Times.
Turkish MRO company, Turkish Technic has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan Airlines for 10 sets of Airbus A320 landing gear overhaul services.
Global aircraft spares support specialist A J Walter Aviation has announced the introduction of a new exchange service for complete fan blade sets.
Abu Dhabi-based AMMROC (Advanced Military Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Center) and Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) - both part of Mubadala Aerospace, have signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Vocational
Turkey's MNG Technic – the privately-owned MRO provider at Istanbul International Ataturk Airport, was active in last week's Airline Engineering & Maintenance Conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in
Turkish Airlines has ordered 15 GE90-115B-powered Boeing 777-300ER aircraft with options for five additional aircraft. Delivery will begin in 2014.
Dubai aerospace group, DAE, subsidiary StandardAero is introducing a new, robust array of service offerings as part of its “CompleteCare” strategy.
Turkish Technic and Airblue Limited have signed a C Check Maintenance Services Agreement for one Airbus A319. The Maintenance will be carried at Turkish Technic's facilities in Istanbul, Turkey, during this month.
Rolls-Royce and Emirates engineers were literally working in the field to replace the damaged engine of the A330-200 at Lusaka Airport
Turkish MRO provider MNG Technic is looking to extend its cargo conversion business beyond the Airbus A300 activities that it took over from the Flight Structures, the B/E subsidiary, a year ago.
Turkish Technic has signed a five year component pool services agreement with MNG Airlines for the Airbus A300F cargo aircraft which MNG Airlines has recently added to its fleet and is expected to receive
AFI KLM E&M and Lufthansa Technik, are to launch a new joint offer dedicated to component support for Embraer E-Jet family aircraft (E-170/E-175 and E-190/E-195).
Bahrain MRO company, Gulf Technics (GT), has been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 and AS/EN9120 certification following a detailed audit that covers all areas of operations at GT.
A J Walter Aviation, the aircraft spares support specialist, is calling for applications to be considered for the company's AJW bursary where it supports a student through a Masters degree in aircraft maintenance management