StandardAero yesterday broke ground on a 27,000-sq.-ft. expansion to the Winnipeg facility where it currently performs CF34 engine MRO, growth that will enable it to begin working on CFM56-7Bs next year. The company this year inked a 12-year agreement with WestJet valued at more than $850 million to perform maintenance on CFM56-7Bs powering the LCC's 81 737NGs. It also reached an agreement with GE Aviation that made the Winnipeg facility, which currently stands at 135,000 sq. ft., a ...

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