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Typical site of an aircraft storage and graveyard

May 30, 2011 SYDNEY - Australia's vast desert, known as the outback, is set to become home to the first large-scale graveyard for unwanted aircraft outside the U.S. in an effort to provide a final resting place for an expected glut in decommissioned jumbos in Asia. Alice Springs ... Read more

Opening Ceremony

Apr 28, 2011 GUANGZHOU, CHINA - Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Company Ltd. (GAMECO), announced the opening of their new ChongQing maintenance base. CAAC Southwest Branch awarded GAMECO’s ChongQing base CAAC maintenance approval, making ChongQing the first domestic maintenance base for GAMECO outside their Guangzhou headquarters. ... Read more

Avianca A320

Apr 14, 2011 MIAMI - MRO Americas - In its aim to provide customer proximity, Barfield, a Sabena technics company will be opening mid 2011 a component repair fast shop to service its customer Avianca-TACA's A320 repair needs as well as the South American market. Within the scope of its ... Read more

GA Telesis Acquires Ultimate Aircraft Composites

Jan 31, 2011 FORT LAUDERDALE - GA Telesis, LLC ("GAT"), announced the conclusion of the acquisition of assets and certain liabilities of Ultimate Aircraft Composites, LLC, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida based component MRO (“UAC or the Company”). UAC, established in 2002, is located ... Read more

EADS EFW Facility in Dresden

Dec 03, 2010 DRESDEN - In a recently signed cooperation agreement, airberlin technik and EADS EFW set the basis for a closer collaboration in the field of aircraft maintenance whereby both companies will combine individual strengths and capabilities in order to strengthen their individual and joint market position. As the world’s ... Read more

The Tech Team and Spirit Airlines Agreement

Dec 02, 2010 Coral Gables, Florida - South Florida based The Tech Team, LLC entered into an agreement with Spirit Airlines to provide power plant management services for its  International Aero Engines V2500 Power Plants used on the A319, A320 and A321 series aircraft. The Tech Team, LLC. (www.... Read more

Avioserv Appoints New Executives

Nov 29, 2010 SAN DIEGO - Avioserv San Diego, Inc. ("Avioserv"), a leading aerospace entity focused on the sales, trading, consignment and leasing of commercial jet engines, and aircraft and engine parts, announced the hiring of both David Leblanc as Chief Operating Officer and Cameron Burr as ... Read more

JAL 747-400

Oct 14, 2010 MIAMI  - Miami-based AerSale, Inc. announced this week the acquisition from Japan Air Lines (JAL) of a fleet of 19 Boeing 747-400 series passenger aircraft powered by CF6-80C2B1F engines.  "This purchase covers the remaining 747-400 passenger aircraft in JAL's fleet," stated Nicolas Finazzo, AerSale's Chief Executive Officer.  "With this single transaction we have made a substantial financial commitment to AerSale's growth plan, enabling us to provide quality aircraft that have been impeccably maintained by a top-tier international airline. This is the second of several large scale multi-fleet acquisitions included in our 2010 business plan, with another announcement to follow soon." There are 686 Boeing ... Read more

US Airways 767-200

Sep 28, 2010 Greensboro, North Carolina — TIMCO Aviation Services (“TIMCO”) recently announced that US Airways has selected its Macon operations for airframe base maintenance on its B767 fleet of aircraft beginning late in 2010.  The work will mark the first B767 fleet maintenance to be performed at ... Read more

STREAM Digital Aircraft Records Software

Aug 16, 2010 Amsterdam - AerData, the provider of CMS Asset Management software and back office services announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Waviatech. Waviatech, based in the United Kingdom, is the developer and supplier of the STREAM Digital Aircraft Records software used by airlines, lessors ... Read more


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