Aircraft Supplier & MRO News.
Sep 24, 2007
British Airways British Airways
in full British Airways PLC
International passenger airline based in London. In 1936 British Airways Ltd. was founded through the merger of three smaller airlines.
British Airways is looking to make massive savings through the extensive use of controversial parts manufacturer approved (PMA PMA (papillary-marginal-attached),
n a system of epidemiologic scoring of periodontal disease devised by Schour and Massler in which the symbols denote the areas involved in gingival inflammation.
PMA Progressive muscular atrophy ) replacement aircraft parts. Sep 17, 2007
Compass Airlines, Northwest Airlines
Compass Airlines, a wholly owned regional subsidiary of Northwest Airlines, will build a $9.85 million aircraft maintenance facility at Louisville International Airport Louisville International Airport (IATA: SDF, ICAO: KSDF) is a public airport centrally located in the city of Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA. The airport covers 1,200 acres (4.9 km²) and has three runways. . The complex will provide scheduled maintenance for the carrier's new fleet of 76-seat Embraer E-175s and employ up to 70 workers when completed next year. Louisville was selected because of its proximity to Northwest hubs in Minneapolis and Memphis, according to company officials. Sep 17, 2007
CSA (1) (Canadian Standards Association, Toronto, Ontario, www.csa.ca) A standards-defining organization founded in 1919. It is involved in many industries, including electronics, communications and information technology. Czech Airlines, Swiss Aviation
Swiss Aviation Software said CSA Czech Airlines is implementing its AMOS Amos (ā`məs), prophetic book of the Bible. The majority of its oracles are chronologically earlier than those of the Bible's other prophetic books. His activity is dated c.760 B.C. integrated information system to help streamline MRO MRO
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Mauritanian Ouguiya.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. administration and management. Sep 18, 2007
GE Equipment Services GE Equipment Services is a division of General Electric Industrial providing transport solutions for supply chains, including equipment leasing, asset management, and logistics services. It is based in Stamford, Connecticut.
GE Equipment Services recently announced the introduction of VeriWise Rail and VeriWise Intermodal, two remote asset management solutions that the company says are designed to provide customers with on-demand visibility into the status of their fleet and the cargo it carries. GE's VeriWise technology is already in service on more than 150,000 transportation assets in North America and Europe, providing decision support data directly to cargo shippers and carriers. The tool helps to enhance safety and security, improve shipment delivery cycles and increase supply chain productivity. Sep 19, 2007
GE will work with DARPA DARPA: see Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
(Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) The name given to the U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency during the 1980s. It was later renamed back to ARPA. to explore the use of crop oils such as canola and soybean soybean, soya bean, or soy pea, leguminous plant (Glycine max, G. soja, or Soja max) of the family Leguminosae (pulse family), native to tropical and warm temperate regions of Asia, where it has been as alternative fuels for aircraft. The 18-month, $3 million program's goal is to develop the technology needed to make a cheaper alternative to petroleum-based jet fuel, GE says. The rising costs of petroleum-based fuels are a concern to military and civilian jet operators. Sep 21, 2007
Honeywell, Airbus partner on A350. Honeywell International Inc. said Sept. 19 it will provide the major mechanical systems for Airbus' new long-range, wide-body A350 aircraft. The contract is expected to generate more than $16 billion in revenue over 20 to 25 years. Honeywell said the contract is the largest systems and equipment package Airbus has awarded to date on this program. As part of the deal, Honeywell will design and build an auxiliary power unit An auxiliary power unit (APU) is a device on a vehicle whose purpose is to provide energy for functions other than propulsion. Different types of APU are found on aircraft, as well as some large ground vehicles. and other equipment that supply pneumatic and electric power for the aircraft while on the ground or in-flight. The company will also build systems to manage all of the air used on the aircraft. Sep 20, 2007
Lufthansa Systems launched Lido electronic Aircraft Performance Monitoring, a Web-based tool for determination of inflight performance levels of an aircraft and especially its propulsion and flight control efficiency. Sep 19, 2007
Lufthansa Systems, Condor
Lufthansa Systems said Condor chose it to support the airline's scheduling, operational flight planning and crew planning processes. Sep 19, 2007
Lufthansa Technik, Rolls-Royce
N3 Engine Overhaul Services, the Lufthansa Technik Rolls-Royce engine maintenance joint venture, officially opened its new facility in Thuringia, Germany, Friday. LHT LHT Long Haul Trucker (bicycle)
LHT Long Holding Time
LHT Long Haul Transmission
LHT Lord High Treasurer
LHT Low Harmonic Technology (Siemens)
LHT Long Haul Terminal (Alcatel) and Rolls have invested around [euro]100 million ($139 million) in the N3 site, which will overhaul Trent 500, 700 and 900 engines powering the A340-500/600, A330 and A380 respectively. N3 received EASA EASA European Aviation Safety Agency
EASA European Advertising Standards Alliance (Brussels, Belgium)
EASA European Association of Social Anthropologists
EASA European Architecture Students Assembly
EASA European Academic Software Award Part 145 approval in April. It employs 270, a figure that is expected to rise to 500 by 2010. Sep 17, 2007
Pemco Aviation Group, Pemco World Air Services
Pemco Aviation Group closed the previously announced sale of Pemco World Air Services, its commercial division specializing in MRO and passenger-to-freighter conversions, to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners for $43 million. The sale was approved by Pemco's stockholders earlier this week. As part of the transaction, Pemco Aviation Group changed its name to Alabama Aircraft Industries and said it will focus on defense work. PWAS PWAS Pemco World Air Services will retain its name. "Our commercial division has been a great asset to Pemco Aviation Group over many years, but it is time for our company to focus on growing our military business," President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Ron Aramini said. Sep 21, 2007
Qatar Airways, Thales Training
A J Walter Aviation will help Thales Training and Simulation support customers of its flight simulators by providing maintenance and spare parts supply of aircraft avionics and instruments fitted to the simulators. Initially, Thales will use the service to support its contract to maintain Qatar Airways' three C2000X simulators for the Airbus A320, A330 and Boeing 777. Sep 20, 2007
Rockwell Collins said it is adding several new features to its Airshow 4200 moving map display A display in which a symbol, representing the vehicle, remains stationary while the map or chart image moves beneath the symbol so that the display simulates the horizontal movement of the vehicle in which it is installed. and flight information system. The additions provide passengers with an upgraded system with a complete new Atlas Style Map Set, more details on existing maps, and new features including a World Clock page and a Flight Deck Instrument Panel page. Sep 19, 2007
Shanxi Aircraft Industry Group, a subsidiary of AVIC II, signed a framework agreement at the Beijing Air Show yesterday with Antonov to establish an aircraft engineering center in the Chinese capital by year end. SAIG SAIG Self Access International Group
SAIG Inspector General of the Army
SAIG Shanghai Automotive Industries Group MD Bai Songbai said that the center will be engaged mainly in retrofits of Y8 aircraft in its initial phase. Sep 20, 2007
Snecma Services, Safran Group
Safran Group announced that Snecma Services Chairman and CEO Jean-Lin Fournereaux, 55, will be nominated as chairman and CEO of Sagem Defense Securite at a board meeting scheduled for Sept. 27. He will replace Jean-Paul Herteman. Succeeding Fournereaux, who has led Snecma Services since early 2004, is Denis Denis, king of Portugal: see Diniz. Vercherin, 54, currently senior VP of Hispano-Suiza. Sep 20, 2007
US Airways has broken ground on a new $25 million flight operations center that will combine centers now in Pittsburgh and Phoenix. Sep 19, 2007
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