Components en China Aircraft Leasing 2016 net profit up 68% to $82 million <div class="node-body article-body">Hong Kong-based China Aircraft Leasing Group posted a 2016 net profit of 638.4 million Hong Kong dollars ($82.3 million), up 67.9% from the company’s HK$380.2 million net profit in 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Financials Components Daily News Leasing MRO Materials ATW Plus Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:18:00 +0000 242541 at WheelTug touts taxi system’s time savings <div class="node-body article-body">WheelTug has begun work to complete development of its electric taxi system after FAA signed off on its certification plan. Aiming for FAA approval on the Boeing 737NG by late 2018, the company is focusing demonstrating benefits to airlines in time savings during pushback.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eco-Aviation Components Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:17:00 +0000 235231 at WheelTug Packaging standard for lithium batteries to slip <div class="node-body article-body">The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News ATW On-Location Safety ATW Plus Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:54:00 +0000 221601 at <p>Mark Rogers</p> ALPA Alaska Airlines to put Space Bins on Boeing Sky Interior 737s <div class="node-body article-body">Alaska Airlines will retrofit all 34 of its Boeing Sky Interior 737s with Space Bins, the larger overhead bins created by Boeing.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:59:00 +0000 219131 at <p>Boeing Space Bin display at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in April 2015</p> Karen Walker Turkey’s TRJet announces suppliers for regional aircraft program <div class="node-body article-body">New Turkish manufacturer TRJet has announced suppliers for its new regional aircraft program—TRJ328—the updated, re-engined version of the former Dornier turboprop and jet variants that will form the basis of a new Turkish airliner production industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Farnborough Airshow 2016 Components Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 14 Jul 2016 15:45:00 +0000 217371 at <p>Rendering of TRJ328</p> TRJet Sukhoi may deliver Superjet performance mods early <div class="node-body article-body">Sukhoi is pressing ahead with modifications to improve its Superjet SSJ100 and may certificate some or all the modifications earlier than the late-2018 timeframe to which it has committed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Farnborough Airshow 2016 Components Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:49:00 +0000 216431 at GKN Aerospace and Spirit Aerosystems to supply Boeing 737 windows <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based manufacturer GKN Aerospace has signed a long-term agreement with Wichita, Kansas-based fuselage and cockpit manufacturer Spirit Aerosystems to supply windows for the cabins of Boeing next-generation 737 and 737 MAX aircraft through 2025. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cabin Interiors & Connectivity Components Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 11 Jul 2016 11:21:00 +0000 216361 at Canadian investigators: 2014 CSeries fire caused by failed seal <div class="node-body article-body">A May 2014 Bombardier CSeries flight test aircraft fire, which grounded CSeries flight testing for more than three months, was caused by the failure of the seal on an engine oil feed tube, Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has concluded.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 07 Jul 2016 19:48:00 +0000 215971 at GKN Aerospace aims for half-share of Group revenue <div class="node-body article-body">UK aerostructures and components manufacturer GKN Aerospace plans to expand to the point where it makes up 50% of the turnover of parent GKN Group, CEO Kevin Cummings said in London.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 16 May 2016 15:18:00 +0000 208931 at Air New Zealand turns to 3D printing to reduce interior parts costs <div class="node-body article-body">Air New Zealand plans to 3D print components for its Business Premier cabins, in a bid to leverage new technology to help reduce costs. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News 3D printing Air New Zealand ATW Plus Bruce Parton Thu, 25 Feb 2016 19:05:00 +0000 198761 at