Safran opened a 400 sq. m. parts distribution center at Beijing Capital Airport to offer after-sales parts and inventory management, serving airlines in China that operate aircraft with the company’s jet engine nacelle and thrust reverser products. Logistics and supply chain management provider SDV will operate the warehouse.

Volga-Dnepr Gulf opened an aircraft battery workshop at Sharjah Airport, certified under EASA Part 145. Its team can perform full inspection, periodic repair, regular repair, and overhaul on Varta and Saft batteries.

Turkish Technic won a contract from Astra Airlines to perform landing gear maintenance on Airbus A320s in Istanbul.

Thai Airways has a maintenance training collaboration agreement with Airbus under which it will become an Airbus local maintenance training centre, based in Bangkok, providing maintenance type-training capabilities for the A320 and A330.