Tag: Maintenance

Frankfurt Airport’s Center Runway to Close for Two Weeks due to Essential Maintenance

From October 3, the Center Runway (25C/07C) at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) will be closed for a period of about two weeks due to essential maintenance. The runway’s four-centimeter thick asphalt surface will be replaced during the operation. The maintenance is required regularly, about every t...

Semmco demonstrating ground support equipment at MRO Middle East

AIME and MRO Middle East is set to open 25 February at Dubai World Trade Centre and will host 330 exhibitors spanning the aircraft interiors and MRO sectors, maintenance and ground support, plus much more.  Semmco, specialists in a wide range of aircraft access and ground support equipment...

$477 million in infrastructure grants awarded to U.S. airports

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced it will award almost half a billion dollars in infrastructure grants to 264 airports across 45 states. This constitutes the third part of the $3.18 billion of funding given to airports across the United States by the Federal Aviation Administra...

Rubb take leading steps with its Aircraft Hangars Solutions

Rubb Building System's, Aircraft Hangars Solutions, is taking huge steps in the aviation industry with its use of ‘state-of-art’ membrane materials and frames. Rubb structures are economically and modular designed to reduce the overall structure weight and the framework itself is hot-dip galvani...

Suction Vortex Robot for aircraft successfully trialed at Cranfield University

A prototype robot, developed as part of the CompInnova project, uses intense suction to climb around the outside of an aircraft to inspect it for damage, has successfully been trialed at Cranfield University. The four-wheeled Vortex Robot was tested in field trials using Cranfield’s Boeing 737...

American Airlines to hire more than 250 aviation maintenance technicians in 2019

American Airlines is to hire more than 250 aviation maintenance technicians (AMTs) across 30 cities in the USA during the first half of 2019. The ever-growing carrier which carries more passengers than any other in the world, said it is hiring due to increased demand for maintenance support in t...

American Airlines inducts first CFM56-5B engine

Last November, American announced it would bring CFM56-5B engine maintenance work to Tech Ops – Tulsa. The work had previously been completed by GE before that contract expired in October 2018. Now, one year after the announcement, the team is celebrating as the first -5B engine was inducted in...

American Airlines names Evita Garces as maintenance director

On Nov. 13, Evita “Evie” Garces, Managing Director of Maintenance Operations Control at American Airlines, was named the company’s new FAA-certificated Director of Maintenance (DOM). As the first female and the first Latina team member to occupy this position, American is 'making history as...

Green Africa Airways adds maintenance, safety and ground operations directors to team

Source: Fly Nigeria. Green Africa Airways recently announced that it has appointed Nathan Smith, Lara Yusuff, Kristof Hegedus and Jasmine Dhillon as Directors of Maintenance & Engineering, Quality & Safety, Ground Operations and Cabin Services, respectively. As detailed by the airl...

Aero Norway pens agreement to provide MRO for SAS’s 737 fleet

Norway-based engine MRO facility Aero Norway AS has signed a rolling GTA with repair agreement with SAS. This covers scheduled and unscheduled engine removals, maintenance, repair and overhaul for their fleet 67 Boeing 737 600/700/800 aircraft equipped with CFM56-7B engines. Speaking at MRO Eu...

Swiss chooses Joramco as MRO provider

Swiss Airlines and Joramco continue maintenance cooperation, as detailed in a new press release by the MRO provider. It reads: "The cooperation between Joramco and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) started early 2017 The two companies signed a 5-year agreement by which Joramco will perform C-...

Brussels Airports to carry out maintenance work on runway 07L/25R

Brussels Airport is beginning maintenance work on runway 07L/25R this weekend. Work will last eight weeks and take place exclusively during the weekend. The runway is undergoing maintenance to make sure all flight movements can continue safely and efficiently and prolong the runway’s lifespan. ...

Jazz Technical Services awarded airBaltic maintenance contract

Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) announced today that its subsidiary, Jazz Aviation LP ('Jazz'), has been awarded a contract for heavy maintenance work for airBaltic of Latvia. Under the terms of the agreement, Jazz Technical Services ('JTS'), a division of Jazz dedicated to maintenanc...

Delta issues grants to train future maintenance professionals

The Delta Air Lines Foundation is continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S. The grants will allow the programs to enhance their curriculum development, projects and material s...

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