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MRO Global Awards

MRO Global Awards

  The Dublin Aviation Summit closed yesterday after another successful day welcoming visitors to the exhibition hall and delegates enjoyed the panel discussions on the second day of the asset management and aircraft lifecycle management conference. On Tuesday evening, the

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Air France announces new leadership structure

Air France announces new leadership structure

The board of Air France has accepted the formal resignation of chief executive Jean-Marc Janaillac, describing his action as “courageous” while praising the results he has achieved at the airline since taking office in 2016 as having “enabled Air France-KLM’s

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MRO Global Dublin Aviation Summit begins

MRO Global Dublin Aviation Summit begins

The Dublin Aviation Summit kicked off yesterday evening with the welcome reception at the Royal Dublin Society where delegates and attendees toasted the start of the second annual exhibition and lifecycle management conference. Today, as well as visiting the 150+

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FAA and EASA emergency airworthiness directive leads to delays at Southwest

FAA and EASA emergency airworthiness directive leads to delays at Southwest

On April 20, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) requiring operators to inspect fan blades on certain CFM56-7B engines within 20 days. The emergency AD was prompted by the recent event on a Southwest Airlines

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Merx Aviation in market with an inaugural ABS

Merx Aviation in market with an inaugural ABS

Earlier this week, Merx Aviation launched its inaugural aviation asset backed securitisation (ABS) – $506.5 million in three tranches of notes secured on a portfolio of 25 aircraft, with an average age of nine years and a weighted average remaining

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FAA to issue AD on CFM56-7B within weeks; EU court orders airlines to compensation for strikes

FAA to issue AD on CFM56-7B within weeks; EU court orders airlines to compensation for strikes

Following the Southwest Airlines tragedy, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has confirmed that it will issue an Airworthiness Directive (AD) within the next two weeks that will require inspections of certain CFM56-7B engines. “The directive will require an ultrasonic

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Southwest Airlines confirms accident

Southwest Airlines confirms accident

Southwest Airlines has confirmed an accident involving Flight 1380, which made an emergency diversion to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) after issues were discovered with the number one engine resulting in damage to the fuselage. The 737-700 (N772SW) and was enroute

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China removes foreign-ownership restrictions on aircraft manufacturers

China removes foreign-ownership restrictions on aircraft manufacturers

The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission says that it will remove foreign-ownership limits for ship and aircraft manufacturing. Foreign limits for makers of aircraft including aircraft, helicopters and drones, will be removed. The move follows China’s pledge to open

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HondaJet China will expand operations at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

HondaJet China will expand operations at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport

Honda Aircraft Company has announced that HondaJet China (Honsan General Aviation Co., Ltd.) will expand their operations at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport’s fixed-based operator (FBO) complex. HondaJet China has signed an agreement with Yitong Business Aviation Service Co., a subsidiary

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Thai Airways aircraft aborts landing at Haneda

Thai Airways aircraft aborts landing at Haneda

A Thai Airways passenger aircraft aborted a landing attempt at Tokyo’s Haneda airport last week after it lost altitude unexpectedly. No injuries were reported among the 384 passengers and crew when the airplane landed safely at the airport on Wednesday

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