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Lufthansa Technik Logistik to provide complete consumables for Aerocontractors Company of Nigeria

Lufthansa Technik Logistik (LTL) has been selected by Aerocontractors Company of Nigeria Ltd. to provide full consumables provisioning service (c.all) that covers the planning and procurement of  consumable supplies plus the organization of routine and ad hoc provisioning. The Nigerian passenger airline operates a fleet comprising several Bombardier Dash 8 Q300s and Boeing 737-400/500s from its

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Largest aircraft paint facility in North America opens in Kansas City

Kansas City, MO based commercial aircraft supplier Jet Midwest has recently opened the largest commercial aircraft paint facility in North America at the former American Airlines maintenance facility in Kansas City, MO. The Jet Midwest Technik 1,200,000 square feet paint facility can accommodate aircraft as large as the new Boeing 747-800 and has already secured

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Boeing begins final phase of 787 flight testing

Boeing started Function & Reliability (F&R) testing and extended operations (ETOPS) demonstrations on the 787 Dreamliner. This is the final phase of flight testing prior to certification of the airplane.  F&R testing simulates various normal and non-normal operations for the airplane, in a realistic airline-like flight environment. ETOPS refers to extended operations – for twin jets,

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US Airways to upgrade entire V2500 fleet with SelectTwo

US Airways, the largest operator of the Airbus A320 family of aircraft has signed a memorandum of understanding to upgrade its fleet of V2500-powered Airbus A320 family aircraft with the recently unveiled V2500 SelectTwo fuel burn improvement package from International Aero Engines. As part of this agreement, US Airways would purchase kits to upgrade 92

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Blueway to expand Eurocopter fleet with fourth EC225 helicopter

Eurocopter will supply a fourth EC225 to Blueway, providing additional airlift capacity as this European helicopter operator expands its North Sea oil and gas market services. Among the duties for the 11-ton-class helicopter will be offshore transportation and logistics flights covered in Blueway’s North Sea services contract with Maersk Oil, which broadens the company’s presence in

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3 Points Aviation signs purchase agreement with Wideroes Flyveselskap

3 Points Aviation, headquartered in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, has signed an agreement to purchase two Dash 8 100 Series aircraft and a substantial spares package from Wideroes, a Norwegian based regional aircraft operator. 3 Points Aviation has purchased over 30 aircraft in the last six years, including 30 Dash 8 aircraft.3 Points Aviation, in conjunction

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Eznis Airways acquires two Avro RJ85 regional jetliners

Eznis Airways, Mongolia’s leading domestic scheduled airline, is acquiring its first jet equipment with two Avro RJ85 regional jetliners bought from BAE Systems. The first aircraft has just been delivered and will enter service later this month; the second aircraft will follow in July. The additional capacity over the airline’s existing fleet of four 34-seat Saab

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Hamburger EmissionsHaus and Airfund Corporation secure financing for 11 Q400 Dash 8 Turboprop aircraft

Hamburger EmissionsHaus GmbH & Cie. KG (HEH) has successfully arranged financing for the purchase of 11 Bombardier Q400 Dash 8 turbo-prop Aircraft from Bombardier, which were originally ordered by UK regional operator Flybe. Debt financing and equity participation was successfully arranged jointly between Hamburger EmissionsHaus GmbH & Cie. KG of Hamburg, Germany and Airfund Corporation of the

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