Airlines are increasingly seeking to capture back value from aircraft orders, often eyeing side deals involving their growing MRO divisions. So seems to be the case for Korean Air selecting Pratt & Whitney’s GTF to power its A321neo aircraft.
Air New Zealand says it has leased two aircraft from alliance partner Cathay Pacific as cover while its Boeing 787-9 fleet undergoes required engine checks.
Air New Zealand has cut its flying schedule over Christmas/New Year period due to required engine checks on its Boeing 787-9 fleet’s Rolls-Royce engines.
While the operational arm of the RAAF will be working hard to get the F-35 up-to-speed as quickly and efficiently as possible, Lockheed Martin, the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office (JPO) and the partner nations are studying where next to take the F-35’s capability.
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have joined forces to launch a freighter conversion program for the Boeing 777-300ER.
Business aviation company ExecuJet has expanded its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) presence in Australia with a new facility at Brisbane Airport.
Rolls-Royce says the number of Boeing 787s impacted the Trent 1000 engine issue will remain in the double-digits until at least the second quarter of 2020.
Air Niugini has established maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility for third-party work at Jacksons International Airport at Port Moresby.
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has released its final report into a 2017 incident when a Jetstar Airbus A320 was returned to service with one engine’s thrust reverser deactivated because a pin was not removed during overnight maintenance.
Engineering company TAE Aerospace has made its third foray into the US market with the purchase maintenance, repair and overhaul business Ag Air Turbines.
Lockheed Martin Australia and the Australian Defence Force have signed contracts covering the sustainment of the RAAF’s F-35 Lightning II jets.
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has given Regional Express the all clear after completing a review of the airline’s safety management system.
Dassault Aviation has purchased two maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities located in Switzerland from RUAG Group.
Australian Aviation’s register review covers new allocations, aircraft returning to register, deletions and changes of owner or operator.
Bombardier is selling two aerospace manufacturing facilities and a maintenance workshop to Spirit AeroSystems for US$500 million.
This story by Marena Janse van Rensburg charts the building of a BushCat light sport aircraft in seven days by 25 students in late September 2019.
Virgin Australia has opened applications for its aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) apprenticeship program, with the four-year course to begin in 2020.
Hawker Pacific says it will conduct heavy maintenance checks on Alliance Aviation Services’ fleet of Fokker aircraft at its Cairns workshop.
Air New Zealand says its gas turbines business has won a fourth contract to service the US Navy General Electric LM2500 power turbines.
The edition of Register Review covers the period April to June and includes two new types to Australian skies as well as interesting older types.