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PEMCO Secures YTO Cargo Contract For Freighter Conversion

Feb 15, 2017 Global leader in B737 passenger-to-freighter conversions PEMCO World Air Services has announced an agreement with YTO Cargo Airlines for three B737-300 P-to-F converted aircraft. China-based YTO, which is currently operating one B737-300 PEMCO-converted aircraft, will take redelivery of the three aircraft through Q4 2017. “PEMCO ... Read more

The brave new world of Russian MRO

Jan 23, 2017 Russia’s aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry faces a bright future if it can overcome the twin challenges of modernisation and widespread Russian aviation industry consolidation.  With the air transport industry currently undergoing a profound transformation whereby a marked shrinkage of passenger numbers is reflected ... Read more

FL Technics signs MoU with GMF AeroAsia

Jan 20, 2017 FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced that its subsidiary – FL Technics Indonesia – had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GMF AeroAsia, one of Asia Pacific’s largest MRO companies. The memorandum entails ... Read more

JetBlue and Premier Sign 5 Year MRO Agreement

Jan 16, 2017 Premier Aviation and JetBlue together announce the signing of a five-year Embraer 190 heavy maintenance and paint agreement. Under the terms of the agreement the aircraft maintenance of 2 lines of E-190 aircraft begin in Rome, New York today, and will grow to support the painting of two ... Read more

Jan 11, 2017 Air Transport Services Group, Inc. said its subsidiary, Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services, Inc, has acquired PEMCO World Air Services, Inc, a privately held provider of outsourced heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) aircraft services and passenger-to-freighter aircraft conversions based in Tampa, ... Read more

Jan 09, 2017 Many consider the Golden Age of aviation to be the 1920s and 30s when aircraft went from wood and fabric to metal bodies, while others associate this age with the 1960s and the rise of jet airliners. Regardless, everyone can agree that the Golden Age of aviation was ... Read more

Dec 07, 2016 Global leader in B737 passenger-to-freighter conversions, Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO), has announced the redelivery of its first converted aircraft (MSN 24690) to Vallair. The European-based aviation asset management company holds options for additional PEMCO-converted aircraft.  “PEMCO and Vallair both give older aircraft new ... Read more

Airbus MRO Venture in Singapore

Oct 31, 2016 Airbus and SIA Engineering Company (SIAEC) have completed the incorporation in Singapore of their new joint venture maintenance and overhaul company, first announced earlier this year at the Singapore Airshow. Having received all necessary approvals from competition authorities, the new company ... Read more


Oct 16, 2016 Texas-based aircraft lease-finance specialist Spectre Air Capital announced at the annual CargoFacts Symposium an initial order of 15 firm plus rolling options for 737-700 and 737-800 passenger- to-freighter conversions with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), and a launch order from Seoul Korea-based Air Incheon for three 737-800 freighters on long-term lease ... Read more

PEMCO World Air Services

Oct 16, 2016 Pemco World Air Services (PEMCO) announced that it has received operation certification from the Unidad Administrativa Especial de Aviación Civil (UAEAC) of Colombia, the country’s Civil Aviation Authority, granting the MRO the ability to work on Colombian registered aircraft. It’s the latest milestone for PEMCO,... Read more

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