Mxi Technologies announced its Maintenix version 8 is now available commercially. The software offers an HTML5 line maintenance application to synchronize maintenance tasks, MELs and ETOPs requirements; systematically factored planning functions; and an updated interface design....More
Turbopower LLC selected Quantum Control to manage its MRO and part sales services.
FL Technics has signed a letter of intent with Ariana Afghan Airlines for a long-term strategic cooperation with the intent to establish EASA-compliant line maintenance stations in Afghanistan. The first is slated to open at Kabul International Airport in March 2013....More
Swiss-AS was selected by Pegasus Airlines to provide and implement its maintenance and engineering software AMOS. When fully implemented, all maintenance processes for the carrier will be managed electronically....More
Openness to a restructuring of FAA—including fundamental air traffic control (ATC) reform—appears to be widespread in government and among industry stakeholders, but disputes over the agency’s funding threaten to unravel any potential consensus on reorganizing FAA....More
Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and CEO Ray Conner continued to lobby on behalf of a long-term reauthorization of the US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), saying elimination of Ex-Im financing for commercial aircraft would have a seriously negative impact on Boeing and the US economy....More
Etihad Airways president and CEO James Hogan has made his first public comments on the growing campaign by the three largest US carriers against the three Gulf airlines they say operate on the basis of unfair government subsidies....More
With flight tests of the long-delayed Bombardier CSeries past the half-way stage and certification now on track for year end, key leasing companies say the airliner’s longer term success hinges on execution of the final approval phase to service entry as well as building credibility by attracting big orders....More