Back to homepage

Tag "Maintenance"

AirAsia contracts AFI KLM E&M for A320neo component support

AirAsia contracts AFI KLM E&M for A320neo component support

AirAsia and AFI KLM E&M have inked a component support agreement for the airline’s fleet of Airbus A320neo passenger jets, ultimately scheduled to number 304 aircraft. AirAsia took delivery of its first A320neo on 7 September this year in Hamburg.

Read Full Article
Landing gear support for Air India’s Boeing 777-200/300 fleet

Landing gear support for Air India’s Boeing 777-200/300 fleet

Air India and Lufthansa Technik have entered into an agreement for the maintenance and repair of the carrier’s Boeing 777-200/300 landing gears. The four-year contract covers a total of 15 shipsets. The maintenance and overhaul work will be performed by

Read Full Article
FL Technics officially opens its MRO centre in Jakarta

FL Technics officially opens its MRO centre in Jakarta

FL Technics has officially opened its MRO hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Jakarta, Indonesia. FL Technics Indonesia has also reached cooperation agreements with ten Asian airlines. The newly opened 9 000 sq. m. facility accommodates up to three narrow-body aircraft

Read Full Article
AFI KLM E&M Beefs Up Kuala Lumpur Logistics

AFI KLM E&M Beefs Up Kuala Lumpur Logistics

AFI KLM E&M has inaugurated its new Kuala Lumpur Materials and Logistics Service Center. The facility is designed to better serve the MRO’s client airlines throughout the region. A first warehouse had been deployed in 2011 as part of the

Read Full Article
United Airlines flight makes emergency landing

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing

United Airlines Flight 837 bound for Japan took off from San Francisco last night only to turn back shortly after when it experienced an engine malfunction. Eye witnesses report flames coming from one of the engines. The 747 aircraft landed

Read Full Article
American Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in New Mexico

American Airlines aircraft makes emergency landing in New Mexico

American Airlines Flight 1693 made an emergency landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico due to an engine failure. The A321 had departed from DFW International Airport on Sunday night but experienced an engine failure on the right side of the aircraft.

Read Full Article
Airworthiness Directives: Boeing 747-8 and 747-8F aircraft

Airworthiness Directives: Boeing 747-8 and 747-8F aircraft

The US FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain 747-8 and 747-8F series airplanes. This AD was prompted by a report that static strength analysis has shown that the aluminium transmission aft bearing plate assemblies have inadequate

Read Full Article
MTU Maintenance signs exclusive contract with Air Europa

MTU Maintenance signs exclusive contract with Air Europa

MTU Maintenance and Spanish airline Air Europa have signed an exclusive seven year contract for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of the airline’s CF34-10E engines. The contract between MTU Maintenance and Majorca-based Air Europa includes shop visits, on-site services

Read Full Article
AAR and Air New Zealand form strategic partnership for components aviation

AAR and Air New Zealand form strategic partnership for components aviation

AAR has entered into a long-term contract with Air New Zealand to provide nose-to-tail, cost-per-flight-hour rotable inventory support covering 740 parts and 15 of the airline’s B777 aircraft. Under reciprocal terms of the agreement, Air New Zealand will become AAR’s

Read Full Article
Ethiopian chooses AFI KLM E&M for its 737NG component services

Ethiopian chooses AFI KLM E&M for its 737NG component services

AFI KLM E&M and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a long-term component services contract covering a fleet of 28 737NG aircraft. The contract is placed in the framework of the Component Services Program (CSP), the exclusive program operated jointly by AFI

Read Full Article