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May 2017

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AAR has been awarded a multi-year component support contract from ASL Aviation Holdings. The new contract for power-by-the-hour support for ASL Group’s airlines includes component support and repair for approximately 100 passenger and cargo aircraft, including ATR aircraft. AAR will support the contract with inventory purchased from ASL subsidiary ACLAS Global, which will be incorporated into AAR’s existing global supply chain network located in Brussels, Hannover and Singapore. A new ATR team will be based in the UK to serve ATR customer parts requirements globally.


Aviation Technical Services has been selected to install a Terrain Awareness and Warning System on 49 Air Canada Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft.


GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business has been selected by SmartLynx Airlines for the introduction of ADS-B out on their Airbus A320 fleet.


Lufthansa Technik and Air Canada have signed a new 10-year Total Component Support contract for Air Canada’s future Boeing 737 MAX fleet. Air Canada currently has 61 737 MAX on order, with options for another 18 aircraft and purchase rights for a further 30 aircraft of this type.


Lufthansa Technik and the South Korean carrier Asiana Airlines have signed a 15-year Total Component Support contract. Lufthansa Technik will support the carrier’s future Airbus A350 fleet with components and will provide access to an extensive spare parts pool. Lufthansa Technik will provide A350 components not only from its main warehouse in Germany but also from its existing spare parts pool in Hong Kong, which will be expanded to accommodate the new contract with Asiana Airlines.


Safran Electrical & Power has signed a five-year contract for Turkish Technic to maintain fans, brake cooling systems, and APU generators on Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft with operators in Europe, CIS and Asia.


Singapore Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100 avionics support and asset and maintenance management programme for its Airbus A350 fleet. Under the agreement, Rockwell Collins will provide Singapore Airlines with guaranteed spares availability, technical support, repairs and performance monitoring on its suite of avionics systems. This is the first Dispatch contract secured by Rockwell Collins for the A350 platform, which features a comprehensive suite of avionics as standard, including:


  • The information management onboard solution – a new airborne hosting platform for flight operations, aircraft maintenance and airline applications


  • The communication system, which consolidates five separate packages into one, ensures management of the aircraft’s voice and data communications between pilots, flight crew, controllers and the airline


  • The Multi-Mode Receiver, which provides an Instrument Landing System, a GPS Landing System and Space-Based Augmentation System capabilities, as well as the aircraft’s position, velocity and time reference


  • The Digital Low Range Altimeter – the first digital radio altimeter for commercial aircraft, provides precise height measurements above terrain during aircraft approach, landing and climb-out phases of flight.

SR Technics has signed a 12-year Integrated Component Services agreement with Philippine Airlines. The agreement covers a total of 45 Airbus A321 an d 15 A330-300 aircraft, including component maintenance, component pooling and consignment of a main base kit. The services will be managed by SR Technics in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which currently serves over 460 aircraft in the Asia-Pacific region.


Thomas Global Systems has signed an agreement with interCaribbean Airways to retrofit 10 Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias with its TFD-8601 cockpit display. The TFD-8601 display is a plug-and-play, Active Matrix Liquid Crystal Display (AMLCD) replacement for legacy CRT displays, providing improved reliability at reduced cost, with lower weight, less heat and reduced power consumption. The product retains the use of all existing cockpit systems and makes provision for additional functionality to be included to suit current and evolving mandates, technologies and operator requirements. The upgrade can be completed quickly with no changes to existing cockpit panels or wiring, and no crew retraining or changes to flight simulators.

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