Tarmac Aerosave received a second ex-Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) Airbus A380 for storage at its Tarbes, France facility. The aircraft, registered 9V-SKB, bears serial number MSN005. It entered service early in 2008 with SIA, which has just returned it to its owner, German-based lessor Dr. Peters.

SIA Engineering and Stratasys are forming joint venture to establish an additive manufacturing service center to produce 3-D printed parts for use in commercial aviation.

Thailand's Triumph Aviation Services Asia was selected by Boeing to provide inspection, recertification and repair support on nacelle and flight control components in the Asia-Pacific region.

KLM UK Engineering has a Finnair contract for Embraer E190/Airbus A320 line maintenance at Edinburgh.

EFW has an LOI from Guangdong Aerocity for 10 Airbus A320-200 freighter conversions.

Viasat has a United Airlines order to provide IFEC systems for more than 70 new aircraft, including at least 58 MAXs.

FL Technics has a 5-year MRO agreement with Lufthansa Group’s Eurowings Europe.

Turkish Technic has an Atlasglobal Ukraine contract to provide Airbus A320 component pooling services.

Iberia Maintenance was awarded a 10-year contract to inspect and repair Rolls-Royce RB211 535-E4 engines on the Boeing 757 fleets of DHL Air UK and Blue Dart, both subsidiaries of DHL Express.

Spirit Aerosystems unveiled 20,000 sq ft center of excellence at Wichita to focus on the fabrication of large, complex soft metal parts for fuselage, pylon and wing structures.

Daher inaugurated €15 million ($18.5 million), 10,000 sq meter manufacturing facility in Tangier (its third facility in Monaco) for producing metal and composite structures and parts for aircraft engines.

Safran Electrical & Power was selected by Boeing to equip its 2018 ecoDemonstrator (FedEx Express 777F) with an electrical channel that includes electric power generation and distribution systems, engine and aircraft wiring, and specific electrical loads (electric fans).

SAFRAN and Albany International jointly opened a 31,000 sq meter manufacturing plant in Querétaro, Mexico to produce 3-D woven composite fan blades (and later guide vanes) for LEAPs.

Monarch Aircraft Engineering has an Icelandair contract to perform Boeing 757 heavy checks.