9 July 2024

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines appoints Rakesh Gangwal to Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines has appointed Rakesh Gangwal as a member of the Board, effective July 7. Gangwal is an experienced airline executive and entrepreneur, known for co-founding India’s largest airline, IndiGo. His appointment comes amid demands for change from activist investor Elliott Investment Management. Before co-founding IndiGo in 2006, Gangwal served […]

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SR Technics will continue to maintain Asiana Airlines’ PW4000 engines © AirTeamImages

SR Technics, Asiana prolong PW4000 maintenance agreement

MRO service provider SR Technics (SRT) has prolonged its PW4000 engine maintenance agreement with Asiana Airlines. This agreement strengthens the cooperation with SR Technics’ valued customer for the next five years. The work on the engines will be carried out at SR Technics’ facilities at Zurich Airport in Switzerland. SR Technics has been maintaining Asiana

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Falko has purchased two Embraer E190 jets, leased to Airlink © AirTeamImages

Falko Regional Aircraft purchases two Embraer E190 aircraft leased to Airlink

Falko Regional Aircraft Limited (Falko), the asset manager and aircraft lessor focused solely on the regional aircraft sector, has purchased two Embraer E190 aircraft leased to South African regional carrier, Airlink. The aircraft, with MSN 19000202 and MSN 19000265, were acquired from Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) as part of the previously announced twenty-four E-Jet portfolio

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ST Engineering enhances support for Safran Aircraft Engines with new agreement

ST Engineering’s Commercial Aerospace business has deepened its support for Safran Aircraft Engines by entering into a two-year agreement, with an option for extension, to provide module repair offload support for the CFM LEAP-1A and LEAP-1B engines. Under the agreement, Safran Aircraft Engines will offload module repair work on the high-pressure turbine (HPT) rotor assembly

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DABS has selected TrustFlight’s Centrik 5 software to streamline its safety (SMS) and quality management system (QMS)

DABS adopts TrustFlight’s Centrik 5 software

TrustFlight, a technology innovator focused on the digitisation of the aviation industry, has announced that Dassault Aviation Business Services (DABS) has selected TrustFlight’s Centrik 5 software to streamline its safety (SMS) and quality management system (QMS) for real-time operational management across its base and line stations. DABS will leverage Centrik’s Safety, Compliance (Quality), Risk, Training,

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