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GLOBALJET Services, Inc., a leader in on-location aviation aircraft, avionics, safety, and professional development training, has officially launched its new enhanced website. This dynamic website will better serve the needs of a growing customer base for aviation maintenance training opportunities. The enhanced design will help visitors successfully navigate their way to locate effective training solutions more rapidly than ever before.
Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its presence in Broomfield, Colorado, with a new completions center that will be able to accommodate demand in its PC-12NG turboprop line, as well as the ramp-up of its PC-24 light jet. The Swiss aircraft manufacturer held a grand opening ceremony of the 118,000-sq-ft center at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC), drawing more than 200 Pilatus employees, dealers, suppliers, local and state government officials, and invited guests to the event.
U.S. legislators seem intent of late on meddling in how airlines are run. Not how airlines operate safely, but how they deliver their basic product offerings. But their meddling could backfire.
Lawmakers want to determine minimum seat size and pitch, the square footage of lavatory space, and the amount that can be charged to change a non-refundable ticket.
Various efforts were made to tag these regulatory interferences to the new FAA reauthorization bill.
Up-and-coming aviation services provider Lynx FBO Network has expanded its footprint again, acquiring the Voyager Jet Center at Pittsburgh Allegheny County Airport (AGC). Located eight miles from downtown, AGC is the primary general aviation reliever field for Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).
At this year's MRO Europe in Amsterdam, AVIATAR is presenting three new apps, further expanding its range of digital MRO products and services. Ten partners and customers are now working with AVIATAR and over 1,000 aircraft are live on the platform to benefit from optimization of aircraft availability, reduced consequential costs and safer as well as more reliable fleet operations.
MRO market competition is increasing but independent repair specialists are benefiting from ties to manufacturers.
As OEM aftermarket incursion gathers pace, independent MROs are seeing their roles in the commercial aftermarket take on new forms and producing opportunities around engine programs.
JSfirm.com, the leading aviation job website, has completed its annual Business Aviation Survey. 279 Business Aviation personnel participated this year. Compared to 2017, flight hours have increased and more companies report being impacted by the pilot shortage.
The Wichita Eagle
Wichita, Kansas-based Textron Aviation is buying an aircraft maintenance provider and establishing a second mobile service unit base in Canada.
The acquisition of assets of Aspect Aircraft Maintenance in Calgary gives Textron Aviation a broader service operation in Canada, allowing it to perform aircraft-on-ground support, limited inspection and engine maintenance.
Canadian airline WestJet has signed a comprehensive Total Technical Support contract with Lufthansa Technik AG for the technical support of its future Boeing 787 fleet. WestJet also becomes the first customer for Lufthansa Technik's digital platform AVIATAR in the Americas.
A group of 60 Dutch students studying MRO were able to visit MRO Europe this year through the Educavia Program to learn more about the industry they are entering and meet potential employers face-to-face. Watch the video to find out more about their experience at the show and what they are most excited about within the MRO industry.
Huntington Herald Dispatch
A feasibility study to potentially bring an aviation maintenance school to Huntington Tri-State Airport is underway.
"Today we are formalizing our agreement with Marshall University and Marshall University Research Corp. to continue those efforts by signing a memorandum of understanding," Huntington Tri-State Airport director Brent Brown said.
The three entities, along with Marshall University's Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI), are conducting the study.
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