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  • 2014.04.15

    China's declining competitiveness opens new opportunities for younger market players

    In order to compete with powerful OEMs many engine and component MROs must concentrate on developing innovative solutions and seek new ways to increase efficiency. Most airframe providers, however, seem to be faced with no such challenges. According to the recent projections, the value of the global airframe MRO market is to reach $17.5 billion in 2014. This indicates a stable and sustainable growth within the segment.

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  • 2014.03.31

    FL Technics Training joins European Aviation Maintenance Training Committee

    FL Technics, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce its acceptance to become a member of the European Aviation Maintenance Training Committee (EAMTC). By joining the EAMTC the company has expressed its commitment towards supporting the organization on its mission to promote European aviation safety standards through training both regionally and globally.

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  • 2014.03.31

    The popularity of narrowbody aircraft to increase the demand for modernization

    During the last few years the global aviation industry has demonstrated an impressive growth thus naturally prompting the development of the aircraft maintenance market. TeamSAI forecasts that this year the global MRO market will be worth approximately $60 billion and should reach almost $90 billion by 2024. The airframe MRO segment is expected to account for about $18 billion whilst around $9 billion are to be spent on maintaining narrowbody aircraft alone.

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  • 2014.03.19

    Fleet-related dynamics in the Asia Pacific to influence the demand for qualified technical personnel

    The last several years have been especially favourable for the aviation industry in the Asia-Pacific, especially so for the local low cost carriers. According to the latest estimates, at the moment there are 47 LCCs in the region, operating around 1,000 aircraft and accounting for about 20%...

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  • 2014.03.10

    Locatory.com revolutionizes aircraft spare parts search with Artificial Intelligence

    While the immense importance of spare parts to the aviation industry suggests that this MRO segment should be one of the most advanced, some of the processes related to the procurement of aircraft spares and components are still largely underdeveloped and conducted manually. However, Locatory.com is here to change all that. Meet Amber A.I., a one of a kind Artificial Intelligence-based tool for aircraft parts procurement and logistics management in the aviation MRO market.

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  • 2014.03.06

    Is Middle Eastern in-house engine MRO on the road to overcapacity?

    Due to the on-going rapid fleet expansion process in the region, the engineering divisions of airlines based in the Middle East as well as third-party MRO providers have been building up their engine overhaul capabilities. Moreover, the local players are ambitious enough to project the possibility of not only becoming independent from the providers in Europe or Asia, but also of grabbing the slice of the global aftermarket. However, despite the expansion of the Middle East-based airlines, some experts believe that the new facilities may prove to be incapable of attracting sufficient number of customers in order to survive.

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  • 2014.03.06

    FL Technics Jets successfully performs C-Check on its first Bombardier CRJ 200

    FL Technics Jets, a global provider of tailor-made maintenance, repair and overhaul services for business aviation, is successfully integrating new capabilities by completing a full C-Check on its first Bombardier CRJ 200 aircraft.

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  • 2014.02.28

    Middle Eastern fleet development: it’s not the size that matters

    Fuelled by the oil prices of around $124/b and a solid performance in the non-oil producing sectors aviation in the Middle Eastern continues on its path of staggering growth. It has already outpaced the global average with regard to traffic numbers. One of the main drivers of such a success remains the aggressive fleet expansion strategy of such major carriers as Emirates, Qatar Airways or Etihad Airways. However, as the new machines are being delivered, local carriers are beginning to face the challenging maintenance-related reality.

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  • 2014.02.24

    FL Technics adds Airbus A320 Family and Boeing 727 to the list of its Landing Gear capabilities

    FL Technics, a global provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions, continues to successfully expand the scope of its services by adding Airbus A320 Family and Boeing 727 aircraft types to the list of its landing gear overhaul capabilities.

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  • 2014.02.20

    New FL Technics’ MRO centre in Kaunas welcomes first clients

    FL Technics, a global provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced about the successful completion of works rendered to its first clients in the new maintenance base in Kaunas, Lithuania. Since receiving all the necessary certificates, the MRO provider has already completed a set of maintenance works on four aircraft, including the first C-check.

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