4 June 2024

LMCES operates an aircraft engine maintenance and repair facility in Montréal, Quebec, with extensive capabilities in engine and piece-part repairs for CFM56 engines © CFM International

FTAI Aviation to acquire Lockheed Martin Engine Solutions

FTAI Aviation has announced its agreement to acquire Lockheed Martin Commercial Engine Solutions (LMCES) from Lockheed Martin Canada for $170 million. This transaction is pending customary regulatory approvals and is expected to be finalised in the latter half of 2024. LMCES operates a 526,000 ft² aircraft engine maintenance and repair facility in Montréal, Quebec, with […]

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Kim Ernzen

Kim Ernzen appointed Chief Operating Officer at StandardAero

StandardAero has announced the appointment of Kim Ernzen as Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to Russell Ford, StandardAero’s Chairman and CEO, Ernzen will oversee global operational performance, efficiency, engineering and supply chain management. She will also manage StandardAero’s Engine Services and Component Repair Services divisions, ensuring close oversight of the company’s overall business performance. Ernzen

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PAL Aerospace pilots secure tentative agreement with management

The pilots of PAL Aerospace, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), have reached a tentative agreement with their management for a new employment contract. This three-year agreement, which was unanimously approved by the PAL Aerospace ALPA leadership on May 31, includes significant enhancements in scheduling, working conditions, compensation, job security and benefits.

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Air Arabia will install Panasonic Avionics' eXW solution on 172 aircraft

Air Arabia to equip 172 aircraft with Panasonic Avionics’ eXW solution

Air Arabia and Panasonic Avionics have signed an agreement for the installation of eXW wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) solution across Air Arabia’s 172 aircraft. The agreement extends an existing programme with six A321LRs already flying with Panasonic Avionics’ eXW solution to include Air Arabia’s Airbus A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR fleets. In total, 120 aircraft will

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Mexicana is set to expand and modernise its fleet with an order for 20 Embraer E-jets

Mexicana to modernise fleet with order for 20 Embraer E2 aircraft

Mexicana de Aviación, the state-owned airline of Mexico, has placed an order for 20 Embraer E2 aircraft, consisting of ten E190-E2 and ten E195-E2 jets. These aircraft are scheduled for delivery starting in the second quarter of 2025. The E190-E2 will be configured with 108 seats, while the E195-E2 will have 132 seats, both arranged

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