Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has entered into an agreement with Air India for landing gear maintenance and repair work on the flag carrier’s fleet of Boeing 777-200 and -300 aircraft.
Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company (GAMECO) has become an authorised service centre for Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) units manufactured by FLYHT.
Rolls-Royce has booked an order for Trent 7000 engines to power two A330neos ordered by Aircalin, which is based on the Pacific island of New Caledonia.
MTU Maintenance Zhuhai, a joint venture between MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Air, has completed its 2,000 engine shop visit.
The engine was a China Southern Airlines-operated V2500-A5. To celebrate the milestone, the firm held a ceremony for partners and employees at its facility in the Chinese city last week.
The JV was established 15 years ago in China specializing in CFM56 and V2500 engines for narrowbody aircraft. Earlier this year, MTU Maintenance Zhuhai reached another milestone by completing its 1,000th CFM56 shop visit.
CFM International will begin offering line maintenance training for the LEAP-1C engine at its Aero Engine Maintenance and Training Center (AEMTEC) located in Guanghan City.
The LEAP-1C training engine, which was used as part of the engine certification test programme, will be delivered to the facility in 2017.
Jean-Paul Ebanga, president and CEO of the engine manufacturer, said the new training programme is an important part of its commitment to Chinese customers. “AEMTC was the first training center of its kind in China and the instructors there are world class.
Indian carrier GoAir has extended its component support contract with Lufthansa Technik, covering its fleet of A320 classic and A320neo aircraft.
China has announced plans to form a state-owned engine manufacturer to compete with Western commercial OEMs such as GE Aviation, Rolls-Royce and Pratt & Whitney.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has successfully carried out its first ever C-check on an A320 aircraft at its engineering facility in Karachi.
Indian carrier IndiGo has taken an additional A320-200 aircraft on lease from AWAS.
Air Lease Corporation (ALC) has agreed to sell 25 of its Embraer E175 and E190 aircraft to Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC).