Tag: MRO

Gulf Air extends partnership with Joramco for MRO services

Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, has announced a significant step forward in the aviation industry through a strategic partnership with Jordan Aircraft Maintenance Limited (Joramco), an Amman-based aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility and engineering arm of...

Aircraft maintenance

Agile and integrated procurement provides the key to cost-effective MRO

Maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) are crucial in the aviation industry. To ensure the safety and effectiveness of flights, the intricate machinery used in the aviation sector needs to be precisely and promptly maintained. However, it has been difficult to achieve cost-effective MRO in the...

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow get new 777-200/300 MRO locations

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow, MRO provider of foreign aircraft maintenance in Russia, received Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) approval for Boeing 777-200/300 (GE 90) maintenance provision at Domodedovo (Moscow) and Krasnoyarsk airports. The company, which initially received BCAA approval ...

Volga-Dnepr Technics to provide Boeing 777-200/300 aircraft type training

Volga-Dnepr Technics Moscow Aviation Training Centre (VDTM ATC) obtained a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval to provide Boeing 777-200/300 (GE 90) aircraft type training to B1 and B2 categories of engineering and technical personnel. Since August 2020, VDTM ATC instructors have been...

Pattonair Japan strengthens presence with new office in Nagoya

Pattonair Japan has strengthened its presence in Japan’s aerospace industry with the official opening of a new office on 30 October 2019. Pattonair Japan’s new permanent location in Nagoya signifies the leading global aerospace and defence supply chain service provider’s commitment to local s...

Semmco opens new US facility

UK-based Semmco has opened a new US office and manufacturing facility located in Arlington (Texas). The company which designs, manufactures and installs aviation maintenance solutions, said it builds on its heritage and reputation supplying GSE solutions for narrow and wide bodied aircraft over the...

Cardiff Aviation appoint Joachim Jones for its new CEO position

Cardiff Aviation has appointed Joachim Jones as the chief executive officer, responsible for managing the company’s MRO and training operations. This is a new position for Cardiff Aviation. Mr Jones (pictured above) will focus on strengthening the company’s MRO and global line maintenance provi...

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...

JetBlue appoints new VP of technical operations

JetBlue announced today the appointment of William Cade as the carrier’s new vice president, technical operations. Cade joins JetBlue early next month to oversee the airline’s maintenance, materials, quality, engineering and technical purchasing functions. He will be based in Long Island City,...

Korean MRO to complete first heavy maintenance on 737

Korea Aerospace Industries, the MRO arm of Korean Aviation Engineering and Maintenance Service, is to conduct its first aircraft, a 737, for heavy maintenance at the end of the year. KAI will begin heavy checks on a Boeing 737 in December of this year. Next year, in 2019, the company will look to...

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