18 March 2013

FADEC Alliance named exclusive LEAP supplier

FADEC Alliance, a joint venture between aircraft engine electronic control specialist FADEC International (Sagem-BAE Systems) and GE, has been named CFM International’s exclusive supplier for the LEAP engine family. “The FADEC Alliance JV was created on November 29, 2012 in a drive to get GE more involved in the design and production of Fadec units …

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Rolls-Royce opens new £50m London Heathrow Service Centre

Rolls-Royce has opened a £50m London Heathrow Service Centre to provide round-the-clock specialist maintenance and support for aero engines. The 95,000 ft² facility, larger than Wembley football pitch, includes a state-of-the-art engine workshop four times larger than the previous Rolls-Royce service centre at Hatton Cross, Heathrow. In the new centre, engineers will be able to …

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Embraer signs Jacksonville Airport lease for A-29 Super Tucano assembly facility

Embraer Aircraft Holding has signed a 10-year lease on a 40,000 ft² hangar in which the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft for the U.S. Air Force Light Air Support (LAS) program will be assembled. Preparation of the facility is currently underway. The LAS aircraft are urgently needed to support the successful withdrawal of U.S. troops from …

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Lion Air becomes new Airbus customer with order of 234 A320 Family aircraft

Indonesia’s Lion Air has placed a firm order with Airbus for 234 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 109 A320neo, 65 A321neo and 60 A320ceo. The deal sees the carrier become a new customer for Airbus. The order was finalised on March 18th at a special ceremony at the Elysée Palace in Paris in the presence of …

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Turkish Airlines places biggest order ever with Airbus

Turkish Airlines, the largest airline in Turkey, has signed a contract for up to 117 A320 Family aircraft (25 A321ceo, 4 A320neo, 53 A321neo and options for 35 additional A321neo aircraft). This order is the largest ever placed by a Turkish carrier. The engine selection will be made at a later date. Turkish Airlines already …

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Gama appoints Oliver Hewson as Commercial Manager for the MENA region

Gama Group, the global business aviation services provider, reported the appointment of Oliver Hewson as Commercial Manager, Gama Aviation FZE, with the task of further developing its significant growth throughout the MENA region. Oliver joined Gama Aviation’s UAE-based team in 2009 to help establish Gama’s UAE Air Operators Certificate and set up the regional charter …

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First Air Seychelles profit in three years highlights strong turnaround

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, reported a net profit of US$1m for the 2012 financial year. The positive result comes just 12 months after Etihad Airways acquired a 40 per cent stake in the airline and was awarded a five year management contract. The profit follows three years of significant …

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BOC Aviation announces new appointments

BOC Aviation released that Claire Leow has been appointed as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, taking over from Elsie Ng who joins the Treasury department as Vice President. Elsie succeeds Saeed Quadri who joins the Aircraft Sales team as Vice President.

Air Pacific takes delivery of first new Airbus A330

Air Pacific (soon to be Fiji Airways) has successfully taken ownership and delivery of its first-ever brand-new wide body aircraft, the Airbus A330-200. The aircraft is the first of three ordered by the airline in October 2011—the other two are scheduled to be delivered in May and November, respectively. The transfer of title and delivery …

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China's Changzhou to set up Aviation Industrial Park

Based on the 4E-class Changzhou Airport’s position as one of Jiangsu province’s top three airports, the Changzhou municipal government plans to establish an aviation industrial park at Changzhou National Hi-Tech District (CND). The park will be dedicated to the development of aviation sector-related high-end manufacturing and related modern services. The aviation industry, one of China’s …

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