11/04/2019

Benefiting from one of the world’s largest maintenance, overhaul and repair (MRO) networks, Air Europa has selected Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to provide a decade of exclusive nacelle MRO services support for the Boeing 787 including lease/exchange services. This long-term agreement extends an existing 10-year service agreement between […]

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11/04/2019

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) shareholders passed all resolutions at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM), including the appointment of Guillaume Faury as an Executive Member of the Board of Directors for three years. At a Board Meeting immediately following the AGM, Guillaume Faury was formally appointed Airbus Chief Executive Officer (CEO), replacing outgoing […]

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11/04/2019

As Virginia claimed the top spot in the 2019 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament, so did AVTRIP pilot, Patrick Pavelchik of Chicago. Avfuel awarded Pavelchik 100,000 AVTRIP Points as the winner of this year’s AVTRIP Madness Bracket Challenge. A pilot for Gary Jet Center, Pavelchik is an avid AVTRIP and Avfuel Contract Fuel user. […]

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11/04/2019

Lufthansa has presented its new livery on a Boeing 747-400 in February 2018. Since then, over 40 aircraft of the fleet have been repainted to the new color scheme or joined the fleet as new aircraft in the new colors of the airline. Part of the Lufthansa training subsidiary’s Lufthansa Aviation Training (LAT) fleet will […]

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11/04/2019

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announced that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution will be available to passengers onboard Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. Virgin Atlantic is scheduled to receive 12 Airbus A350-1000s over the next three years, with GX Aviation pre-installed upon delivery. The service will be […]

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11/04/2019

Universal Avionics (UA) has received FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the company’s new touchscreen EFIS Control Display Unit (ECDU) for the InSight Display System. Designed for efficiency, the Touch ECDU provides fast, easy access for InSight user control and input.   This latest offering further improves the InSight Display System, providing the ultimate in […]

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10/04/2019

Sonaca Aircraft, a Sonaca Group company, has agreed to install BendixKing’s attitude indicator, the AeroFlight KI 300 for their Sonaca 200 Trainer Pro aircraft. The aircraft, is a newly-designed, low-wing and fully metallic aircraft with a maximum takeoff weight of 750kg, perfectly suited for both basic training and long navigational flights. Sonaca Aircraft expressed interest […]

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10/04/2019

Vista Global, a world leader in business flight solutions, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire JetSmarter, creating the global On Demand digital marketplace. JetSmarter’s innovative marketplace technology will fulfil Vista Global’s digitization strategy, providing all customers with an unmatched end-to-end service and seamless booking experience. The acquisition will enhance Vista Global’s […]

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10/04/2019

As part of our work to respond to earlier than anticipated High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration identified in a small population of Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce has been working closely with regulatory authorities to establish a plan for inspecting the remaining fleet. This accelerated inspection regime has now been agreed and will be […]

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10/04/2019

BendixKing, a business unit of Honeywell (NYSE: HON), is unveiling its new AeroVue Touch Integrated Flight Deck at the 2019 AERO Friedrichshafen trade show. This advanced Class III cockpit system includes three smart, high-resolution touchscreen displays that incorporate all required functions into one lightweight, panel-mounted flight deck. The system is easily customisable, allowing aircraft manufacturers […]

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10/04/2019

With the inauguration of a larger repair station in Montréal and the introduction of a new engine type to be serviced at the Tulsa facility, Lufthansa Technik’s Mobile Engine Services is gaining strong momentum in North America. The new Mobile Engine Services repair station in Montréal is currently moving from inside Air Canada’s facilities to […]

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10/04/2019

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with MTU Maintenance (MTU) for repair services. The first agreement of its kind, MTU will work to provide additional support for Pratt & Whitney operational commercial engines, including the PW2000, PW6000, and the International Aero Engines V2500. “The agreement […]

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10/04/2019

Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, has announced Philippines-based helicopter charter operator PhilJets as the latest member of the Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance. The integration of PhilJets into the Alliance will provide members with VIP helicopter charter access in the Asia-Pacific region. This compliments the Alliance’s existing global capabilities in the US, Europe and […]

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10/04/2019

MTU Maintenance, the global leader in customized solutions for aero engines, has signed a twelve-year GE90-115B maintenance contract with United Airlines. The fly-by-hour contract covers the maintenance, repair and overhaul of 49 engines powering the airline’s B777-300ER fleet and includes MTU proprietary repairs as well as engine trend monitoring.  “We are proud to continue our […]

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10/04/2019

The British Business General Aviation Association has elected Aoife O’Sullivan, Partner and co-founder of The Air Law Firm, as its new Chair and Alex Durand, CEO of aircraft charter and management company SaxonAir as Vice Chair, a new role, effective immediately.  Aoife takes over from Marwan Khalek who has held the position for eight years.  […]

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