Ameco Beijing signed a MOU with Asiana Airlines to provide MRO services including line maintenance and release, component repair and IAE V2500 engine overhaul. The deal was inked at the MRO Asia-Pacific 2018 in Singapore and is an extension of a five-year contract signed earlier this June that covers the repair and overhaul of over forty V2500 engines. Ameco and AAR also signed a strategic cooperation agreement, to support the repair of the Rolls-Royce RB-211 engine in China.

Honeywell signed an agreement with Hainan Airlines for the company’s GoDirect Connected Maintenance service, along with the regional asset exchange program and auxiliary power units (APU). This will also make the Chinese carrier the launch customer for Honeywell’s GoDirect Connected Maintenance service. The agreement also covers the sales of 131-9A APU for Hainan’s 55 Airbus A320neo and a ten-year regional asset exchange program for the APU. The carrier also opted for a 10-year APU service agreement for 50 of its Boeing 737 MAX and set up an in-house repair capability and regional asset exchange program for its 82 Airbus A330.

Rolls-Royce has a $1.1 billion China Eastern contract for Trent XWB TotalCare support.

Thales was selected by China Southern Airlines to supply avionics packages for 38 Boeing 737 MAXs and five 737NGs (TCAS, SATCOM and LRRA) and 37 Airbus A320neos (FMS and HUD).

Satair extended/expanded its Airbus Managed Inventory service deal with GAMECO.

Revima plans in 2020 to open Airbus A320/Boeing 737 landing gear overhaul facility near Bangkok, Thailand.

Magellan Aerospace secured 6-year, C$140 million ($106.7 million) contract extension from Airbus to manufacture A350 center wing box and keel beam detail parts in UK for delivery to Nantes, France.

KLM UK Engineering added the Boeing 737 MAX to its EASA Part 145 certificate.

MTU and China Southern extended a JV contract for MTU Maintenance Zhuhai to 2051.

Safran Ceramics inaugurated a 9,800 sq meter CMC research center at Bordeaux.

GKN Aerospace and COMAC agreed to form aerostructures manufacturing JV in China.

CFM International secured an MOU from VietJet to provide LEAP-1B maintenance.

Airbus has a flight hour services (FHS) contract from All Nippon Airways for three Airbus A380s.

UTC Aerospace Systems signed a FlightSense On-Site Support deal with China Southern Airlines.

Singapore Component Solutions (SCS) was selected by Liebherr-Aerospace to provide Airbus A320 heat exchanger maintenance. Liebherr-Aerospace will assist SCS in developing its capabilities.

SIA Engineering has a 5-year Lufthansa Technik contract to perform Cyclean engine washes.

AFI KLM E&M was selected by Cebu Pacific to provide Airbus A321ceo/A321neo component support.

Revima was selected by Malaysia Airlines to provide Airbus A330 landing gear overhaul/exchange.

GE Aviation and XiamenAir signed an agreement for GE Aviation to provide Event Measurement System-based Flight Analytics Services to further extend their strategic cooperation in digital. This service enables customers to effectively enhance flight safety, optimize fuel efficiency and reduce operational costs for the airline’s fleet.

Ameco signed an MOU with Asiana Airlines to provide MRO services covering services including line maintenance and release, component repair and V2500 engine overhaul.