Frankfurt-based MRO service provider HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance GmbH has awarded A J Walter Aviatio a 3 year contract to manage its component repair and overhaul requirements from January 2011. HAITEC is taking advantage of the AJW streamlined vendor supply chain and the many benefits AJW is able to offer through supporting over 700 customers and in excess of 350 aircraft under contract. Being an independent, AJW has the flexibility to choose only the best performing repair shops, enabling these quality services to be passed on to all its customers. HAITEC established its new MRO facility at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport in 2008 and specialises in line and selected base maintenance on A320 family and Boeing series aircraft.
Macquarie Rotorcraft to acquire 12-helicopter portfolio from Milestone
AerCap offshoot Milestone Aviation Group (Milestone) has agreed to sell a 12-helicopter portfolio to Macquarie Rotorcraft. The portfolio will comprise a combination of Sikorsky S-92, Airbus H135, Bell 412 and Leonardo AW109, AW139 and AW189 helicopters which are presently on lease to six customers in nine countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South-East