Maintenance and Modifications
News and issues about aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), covering all segments of the aviation industry; and modifications for aircraft and engines. Subjects include product support of aircraft, engines and avionics, MRO company mergers, acquisitions, announcements and personnel, Airworthiness Directives, Supplemental Type Certificate approvals and other topics.
Pratt & Whitney Canada names Jet Aviation facilities in Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong, the Philippines, and Switzerland as designated maintenance sites.
Mena Technics now represents U.S.-based Pulsar Aviation Services in Bahrain.
Saudi company SAEI is seeking to enhance its MRO offer by working with Thales specialists.
Boeing 737NG and Airbus A320 family operators in Middle East will now be able to repair their APUs locally at SAEI.
Lineage and Legacy operators will benefit from improved aircraft availability and reduced maintenance costs based on analysis of in-service performance.
Low-cost carrier Flyadeal will have CFM56-5B engines for its A320 fleet overhauled by Caerdav under a TrueChoice support agreement with GE Aviation.
Saudia Aerospace Engineering Industries has been appointed an authorized service center for Honeywell's 131-9 auxiliary power units for 737 NGs and A320s.
Opportunities with flag carriers exist, but have become more limited due to growing in-house capabilities.
Lufthansa Technik has identified VIP charter and private world tours as promising business segments in the Middle East region.
As 360 Foam Wash engine-cleaning washes accumulate and customer numbers grow, the sustainability benefits of GE’s product increase.