Extension For 737-7, 737-10 Approvals Could Come With Upgrade Mandates

By Sean Broderick Dec 01, 2022
A potential flight crew alerting deadline extension affecting the Boeing 737-7 and 737-10 has not swayed pilots who want to see U.S. Congress hold the line.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

FL Technics Gains FAA Engine Approval

By James Pozzi Dec 01, 2022
The certification allows the Lithuania-based MRO provider to conduct engine maintenance on U.S.-registered aircraft.
Services & Support

SR Technics Adopts Digitalization Platform

Swaati Ketkar Nov 30, 2022
SR Technics plans to implement a cloud-based enterprise resource planning platform to simplify its maintenance operations.
Emerging Technologies

Staffing Up Digitally For MRO Work Surges

By Henry Canaday Nov 30, 2022
StaffNow’s digital platform for temporary mechanic staffing is expanding to the U.S.—and possibly even further.
Workforce & Training

Cameroon Starts Post-Graduate Aircraft Recycling, Maintenance Training

By Victoria Moores Nov 28, 2022
Cameroon has launched university-level aviation training focused on aircraft maintenance and recycling.
Workforce & Training

ST Engineering MRO Segment Grows But Trails Pre-Pandemic Level

By Chen Chuanren Nov 28, 2022
The Singaporean MRO provider continues to be affected by the lagging recovery of Asia-Pacific international travel, which only accelerated after June 2022.  

How Airlines Are Strategizing Shop Visits

By Alex Derber Nov 27, 2022
With the passenger market recovery proving bumpy in certain parts of the world, it was thought that airlines would seek flight-hour-based engine…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Will China’s Leasing Reorientation Extend to the Aftermarket?

By Alex Derber Nov 27, 2022
Chinese lessors may offload their foreign exposures and buy up Chinese airline aircraft owned by non-Chinese lessors.

Lufthansa Selects Rival For APU Work

By Alex Derber Nov 27, 2022
EPCOR will handle all warranty repairs on Pratt & Whitney Canada-manufactured APS5000 auxiliary power units.
Services & Support

OEM Disconnect Compounds MRO’s Supply Chain Pain

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Nov 22, 2022
Airlines and parts suppliers have turned to collaboration and smart forecasting to combat supply chain woes.
Supply Chain

EASA Mandate Targets Trent 800 Fuel Pumps

By Sean Broderick Nov 22, 2022
Operators of Rolls Royce Trent 800-powered Boeing 777s face mandatory fuel pump removals to correct an issue linked to thrust-loss incidents, EASA said.

AAR Drives Forward On Workforce, Diversity Efforts

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Nov 21, 2022
AAR is growing workforce training and diversity efforts through new funding and partnerships.
Workforce & Training

Data Tool: 2023 MRO Shop Visits In Latin America, Middle East and Africa

By Prachi Patel Nov 21, 2022
A look at 2023 MRO shop visit projects in Latin America, Middle East and Africa regions.

Tarmac Aerosave Strives To Maintain Recycling Rate In Dismantled Aircraft

By Thierry Dubois Nov 18, 2022
As composite materials gain ground in commercial aircraft construction, recycling specialists face the challenge of salvaging those materials instead of more straightforward metals.

MRO Memo: A Team Sport And 10 Tips

By Lee Ann Shay Nov 18, 2022
When it comes to cybersecurity, each team member needs to play their part—that was the message from Collins Aerospace’s chief information security officer, who shared some practical information that all aviation companies should heed.

Fast 5: Panasonic Technical Services' VP On European MRO Expansion

By James Pozzi Nov 17, 2022
Tom Eskola, vice president and general manager of Panasonic Technical Services, discusses the company's recent expansion of its avionics repair facility in Dundalk.
Interiors & Connectivity

Britain Sticks With European Approvals

By Alex Derber Nov 17, 2022
Post-Brexit, the UK CAA continues to adapt to its post-Brexit status outside EASA.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Seller’s Market Drives Business At Independent MROs

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Nov 17, 2022
MROs are seeing new business opportunities as customers scramble for slots and airlines increase maintenance outsourcing.

Material Considerations for the Aftermarket

By Alex Derber Nov 17, 2022
Parts shortages are impacting the MRO market.
Services & Support

Delta Pursues 737-800/900 Drag Reduction With Aero Design Lab Kits

By Guy Norris Nov 16, 2022
The modifications are particularly tailored to address areas of interference and parasitic drag around the fuselage that have never previously been tackled or only partially treated over the life of the aircraft.  

Data Tool: 2023 MRO Shop Visit Projections In North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific

By Prachi Patel Nov 16, 2022
A look at 2023 MRO shop visit projections in the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.

Podcast: Boeing’s Supply Chain Play

By Lee Ann Shay Nov 16, 2022
Given supply chain bottlenecks around the world, we explore why Boeing is expanding its distribution business in Germany and what it means for its wider operation.
Air Transport

Will The Narrowbody Conversion Boom Produce A Glut?

By Henry Canaday Nov 15, 2022
Could narrowbody passenger-to-freighter conversions outpace cargo demand?
Aircraft & Propulsion

Dutch Consortium Pursues MRO Sustainability Through Digitalization

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Nov 15, 2022
The BrightSky consortium is researching ways that technology could be used within aviation and MRO to advance sustainability.
Emerging Technologies

Strained Supply Benefits Engine Lessor

By Alex Derber Nov 15, 2022
FTAI Aviation, a U.S.-based provider of aircraft and engine leasing services, has seen its core revenues jump as air travel demand rises and airlines…
Aircraft & Propulsion