Thai Airways will implement Satair Group’s Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) service, which optimizes inventory management by ensuring that high-usage and non-repairable parts are automatically replenished at Thai’s facilities. This happens while guaranteeing part availability and decreasing inventory stock levels, leading to improved base maintenance services for Thai.
Greenwich AeroGroup acquired Miami-based Airpro Aviation Systems, an FAA-certified repair station that was established in 1996 and specializes in electronics, electrical and mechanical instruments, avionics and accessories. Airpro also holds certifications from EASA, the National Civil Aviation Agency and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (Indonesia). Airpro offers rotable exchanges and repair contracts.
Aircraft Technical Support is expanding its Roswell, New Mexico, operation and expects to hire 140 new workers over the next year. The company provides aircraft storage, maintenance, demolition, recycling, re-activations, purchasing and sales of airframes for global air carriers in a 62,000-sq.-ft. building on eight acres at the Roswell International Air Center. It has now leased an additional seven acres and plans to expand in the near future by building a warehouse and servicing shop.
Standard Aero’s Associated Air Center has obtained Agencia Nacional De Aviacao Civil 145 Repair Station Certification from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Authority.
Chromalloy is expanding capabilities in Guaymas, Mexico, with a new facility that will double current capacity to machine gas turbine engine components.
Dubai Aerospace Enterprise has closed the sale of StandardAero to an affiliate of Veritas Capital.
Sabena Technics has been approved to provide aircraft maintenance consulting, aircraft maintenance, advanced composite work, airworthiness management, and approved modification design on the Airbus A350.
GA Telesis added one MD-11 freighter on lease to FedEx and one CFM56-5A engine to its portfolio in the second quarter. Also during the quarter, the company sold or leased six ERJ-145s, four CF34-3s, three CFM56-5Bs, two CFM56-5As, two A321-100 airframes, two A320s, two CF6-80C2B1Fs, two JT8D-217Cs, one PW4056 and one A340-200 airframe.
Magnetic MRO now offers full aircraft painting capability in its Tallinn headquarters. The MRO facility commenced its first painting project in July, with painting slots reservation open for the winter maintenance season. It can service all narrowbody aircraft including Airbus A320 family, Boeing 737 CL/NG, Embraer ERJ, Bombardier CRJ and ATRs.