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Avia Time is the source for up-to-date aviation news including MRO, airline operations, aircraft manufacturing, finance and leasing, airport development, air cargo and aviation training topics, …

Avia Time is the source for up-to-date aviation news including MRO, airline operations, aircraft manufacturing, finance and leasing, airport development, air cargo and aviation training topics, available in English, Polish and Russian languages.

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  • 1. 8/1/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 53 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-53-139079/view/ 1/5 Problems view ing this email? Click here AEROFLOT TO LAUNCH ITS OWN LOW COST AIRLINE IN 2014 Russian national carrier’s Board of Directors confirmed the plans to establish a fully ow ned low cost subsidiary. According to plans, the carrier w ill start its activity in 2014. Read more > SSJ100 MANUFACTURER CONFIRMED DEBT NEGOTIATIONS Russian media reported that the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) is on edge of bankruptcy. According to Lenta.ru, w hich quotes „Kommersant“, the SSJ100 manufacturer w ill probably be forced to declare credit event should it fail to find additional financing sources. Meanw hile, SCAC ensures that the current financial state of the company allow s it to fulfill all its commitments. Read more > British Airways takes delivery of its first of 12 Airbus A380s British Airw ays (BA) has become the tenth operator to receive an Airbus A380 after taking delivery of the first of 12 aircraft on order. BA is the first UK operator of the A380 and w ill start to deploy its new flagship aircraft on routes from London Heathrow to Los Angeles and Hong Kong. Read more > GE Aviation and CAIGA Signed Agreement for H80 Family Authorized Service Center in China GE Aviation and CAIGA Signed Agreement for H80 Family Authorized Service Center in China. Read more > DID YOU KNOW?
  • 2. 8/1/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 53 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-53-139079/view/ 2/5 United Airlines is First to Install Split Scimitar Winglets A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft retrofitted w ith the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight Tuesday in Everett, Wash. This advanced w inglet improves on the existing blended w inglets United currently has on its next generation 737 fleet. Read more > easyJet firms up order for 100 A320neo and 35 A320ceo aircraft Follow ing its shareholders’ approval, easyJet has firmed up the purchase of 135 Airbus A320 family aircraft (100 A320neos and 35 A320ceos). The initial agreement w as announced earlier in June. Read more > Bombardier CSeries Aircraft First Flight to Take Place in the Coming Weeks Bombardier Aerospace confirmed today that the integration of the CSeries aircraft’s auxiliary pow er unit and Pratt & Whitney PurePow er Geared Turbofan™ PW1500G engines on the first flight test vehicle (FTV1) is running smoothly, allow ing for testing of the aircraft’s key systems. It also confirmed that the latest softw are upgrades on the aircraft continue to be successfully completed. The CSeries aircraft’s overall integration is progressing w ell; how ever, the highly technical last steps are taking more time than initially anticipated to validate the overall systems and ongoing softw are integration. First flight is expected to occur in the coming w eeks. Read more > India plans to develop its own regional aircraft Last w eek the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh held a meeting of the the High Level Committee on Manufacturing (HLCM) in order to discuss strategic goals of several industries, including civilian aircraft manufacturing, electric and hybrid vehicles as w ell as advanced materials and composites. During the meeting, the PM approved the initiative to develop a new civil Aircraft w ith 70-100 seat capacity. Read more > Bombardier named Ethiopian Airlines as a new Authorized Service Facility in Africa Bombardier Aerospace added further bench strength to its fast grow ing support netw ork in Africa today by naming one of the continent’s leading carriers, Ethiopian Airlines of Addis Ababa, as an Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for commercial aircraft. Bombardier has signed a Letter of Intent to authorize the airline to perform line and heavy maintenance on Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft. The agreement is expected to take effect by late August. Read more > Boeing 727 Crashed Intentionally in Mexican Desert From time to time, for one reason or another, tragedy happens and aircraft crashes and, at least for now , it looks like these tragedies can't be totally avoided. But not aircraft crashes are tragedies and you can see one like that in the video. In this video footage you can see a Boeing 727 aircraft being destroyed intentionally in Mexican desert. Although deed like that may appear to be irrational at first, actually it w as a test, w hich results can save the lives of many people. The main reason behind this test w as to find w hat actually happens to passengers w hen aircraft hits the ground and how they can survive it. Read More Antonov family aircraft are to establish a global online spare parts stock Locatory.com, an IT company supporting the aviation industry w ith IT-based Supply Chain Optimisation solutions w orldw ide, and UAC-Antonov, a Joint Venture company betw een the Russian United Aircraft Corporation and the Ukrainian Antonov Company, have signed a partnership agreement, according to w hich the parties w ill establish an online stock of parts and components for Antonov (An) family aircraft, as w ell as promote and market it in the emerging markets. Under the new partnership, UAC-Antonov w ill develop solutions for listing a w ide range
  • 3. 8/1/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 53 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-53-139079/view/ 3/5 UTair Aviation and Transaero Airlines Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement UTair Aviation and Transaero Airlines have signed an agreement on strategic cooperation betw een the companies. The agreement aims at the development of both domestic and international passenger and cargo transport markets and focuses on leveraging the capacities of the route netw orks of both airlines operating from Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow . Read more > Atlantic Air Industries joins the ATR maintenance network ATR, the European manufacturer of turboprop aircraft, and Atlantic Air Industries (AAI), a French company specializing in aircraft maintenance, have signed a collaboration agreement making AAI a new member of ATR’s netw ork of partner maintenance centers. Adding AAI to ATR’s MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) netw ork attests to the compliance of its maintenance station at Toulouse-Francazal airport, specializing in the heavy maintenance of ATR airframes, in line w ith the aircraft manufacturer’s quality standards. Presently, about 60 airlines operate some 320 ATR aircraft in Europe. Read more > KLM Cityhopper Signs With KLM UK Engineering For Fokker 70 Heavy Maintenance AFI KLM E&M and KLM Cityhopper have signed a maintenance agreement covering the regional carrier's Fokker 70 fleet. In addition to heavy maintenance checks, the contract also includes modification w ork on the same aircraft type. The w ork w ill be carried out by KLM UK Engineering, a KLM subsidiary w ithin AFI KLM E&M's global MRO netw ork specialized in regional and narrow body aircraft maintenance. Read more > Heathrow unveils a new approach to third runway Heathrow is today submitting to the Airports Commission three options for solving the lack of hub airport capacity in the UK. These see a third runw ay placed to the north, north w est or south w est of the existing airport. Read more > COMMERCIAL AVIATION Libyan Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A330 First flight for Air Lituanica A350 XWB achieves 92 flight test hours since first flight 737 MAX w ill optimize aerodynamics w ith BAE Systems’ electronics Rolls-Royce double delivery for British Airw ays Alitalia presents the new Industrial Plan 2013-2016 Azerbaijan Airlines Receives First EMBRAER 190 jet of An aircraft spare parts and components on the Locatory.com platform, covering both traditional An-24/An-26 and more modern An-140, An-148 and An-158 aircraft. Furthermore, Locatory.com w ill provide UAC-Antonov w ith new IT-solutions aimed at facilitating smoother integration of Antonov spare parts into the global component e-stock. Read More Go East: living and working in China Due to a rapid grow th of the emerging economies, the airline industry is expanding and it is predicted that in the upcoming decade the number of
  • 4. 8/1/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 53 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-53-139079/view/ 4/5 Virgin Australia Completes Acquisition of 60% of Tigerair Australia MTU Aero Engines hands over the 300th modules for the engine pow ering the A380 Singapore Airlines Unveils Next Generation Of Cabin Products EASA approves Eurocopter EC225 safety measures AMR Corporation Consolidated Traffic Increased 2.4 Percent China Airlines Forms Codeshare Partnership w ith Haw aiian Airlines UIA expanded its fleet w ith 6 aircraft in March and April 2013 Embraer Delivers 22 Commercial and 29 Executive Jets in 2Q13 Qatar Airw ays flies w ith navigation data from Lufthansa Systems UTair Aviation Passenger Operations Grow 14.7% in H1 2013 Pegasus Selects LEAP-1A Engine for A320neo fleet Airbus delivers its 1,000th A330 to Cathay Pacific Aeroflot Traffic and Capacity Statistics for June and 6 Months of 2013 Boeing, Turkish Airlines Finalize Order for Five Additional 777-300ERs South African Airw ays (SAA) takes delivery of its first tw o A320s ICAO Inaugurates Dedicated Asia/Pacific ATM Facility CFM56 Family success triggers the demand for training in Eastern Europe and the CIS Boeing Completes 737 MAX 8 Firm Configuration Etihad Airw ays upgrades to V2500 SelectTTw o™ Engines KLM Cityhopper Signs Deal for Six New Embraer 190 Aircraft Recovering European airlines trigger higher demand for technical specialists First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Features New Boeing Livery Singapore Airlines: First Quarter Net Profit Up 56% On Higher Non-Operating Items Malaysia’s MASw ings takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600 Ryanair Q1 profits fall 21% to €78m traffic rises 3% to 23.2m as FY guidance is unchanged The Sukhoi Superjet 100 Expands to Japan Read more > BUSINESS AVIATION Embraer Executive Jets’ Phenom 300 to Spread Wings in China WestJet Encore to unveil its first Bombardier Q400 Embraer Executive Jets Delivers 400th Phenom Jet to European Customer Helipartner Thailand launches its leasing activity w ith an order for 10 Eurocopter AS350 B3e helicopters Gulfstream G280 adds to city-pair record book ExecuJet Africa celebrates African Aviation aw ard w in Jet Aviation Geneva appointed as Authorized Service Center for Nextant 400XT WestJet Encore to unveil its first Bombardier Q400 StandardAero receives Honeyw ell certification for TFE731-50 testing Read more > MRO Aerolíneas Argentinas began to provide technical services to the Ecuadorian Company – Tame Direct Maintenance commences A330 line maintenance support for Meridiana commercial aircraft w ill double. Under such circumstances the Asia Pacific region is continuing to present the largest projected grow th in pilot demand w ith the current need for 185 600 new pilots. The largest amount of pilots – 71 300 – is required in China. Naturally, at the moment the regions being perceived as an exceptionally attractive location among experienced professionals in search of great career opportunities. But w hile providing numerous economic benefits, is China the place an expat can call home? „According to the data provided by the Centre for Future Studies, in the past five years the number of expats w orking in China has risen by 18%. Although it is possible that the grow th rate of the industry in China w ill eventually slow dow n, there is no reason to believe that the country w ill not account for less than 30% of the w orld's economic grow th until 2017. That is w hy those w ith а sense of adventure and the right skills are flocking there - and few end up disappointed,“ comments Skаiste Knyzаite, the CEO of АviаtionCV.com Read More 2012 World's highest passenger growth in Indonesia The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), a yearbook of the global airline industry and IATA members’ performance. 240 IATA's member-airlines carried 2.977 billion passengers on scheduled services. Read More
  • 5. 8/1/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 53 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-53-139079/view/ 5/5 SR Technics and Aigle Azur launch joint venture for line maintenance in France TS Technic Certified for Aircraft MRO Lufthansa Technik establishes engine airline support team in Montreal In-house demand remains the main grow th factor for the MRO industry in the Middle East GA Telesis Continues to Provide Best-In-Class Component Support via Disassembly of Boeing 777-200ER, 767-200ER and 757-200ER AJW Aviation completes part-out of A319 MSN 1066 AJW Technique achieve DGCA Indonesia Type Certificate Approval WestJet Encore signs Total Component Support deal w ith Lufthansa Technik ST Engineering's Land Systems Arm Acquires Technicae Projetos E Servicos Automotivos LTDA Fokker Services opens a Component Repair Shop in Singapore AJW Aviation to Manage Entire Fleet Rebrand for AZAL Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services operates a w arehouse for SuperJet International in the U.S. Read more > AIRPORTS Dubai Airports to limit carbon footprint w ith new concourse Budapest Airport establishes its ow n security company London City the most punctual airport in the UK Schiphol to install LED lighting along all its runw ays FRA Welcomes About 570,000 Passengers During the First Weekend of Germany’s Summer Holidays IAG Cargo Expands Temperature Controlled Facilities at London Heathrow Changi Opens Interactive Enchanted Garden More than five million passengers at Chopin Airport in the first half of 2013 Excess Baggage Company to join Heathrow 's Terminal 2 BNE Passenger numbers continue to grow Gatw ick Submits Second Runw ay Submission to Aviation Commision Another cargo record at Chopin Airport Changi Airport Operating indicators for June 2013 Boston Logan’s Global Reach Takes Off w ith Turkish Airlines Passengers w illing to pay for further improvements at Heathrow Record 32.6 m passengers pass through Dubai International Airport in the first half of 2013 Sheremetyevo has become the largest airport in Russia in terms of international passenger traffic in the first half a year Heathrow expands pioneering technology to help improve punctuality of departing flights Abu Dhabi International Airport sees 12.6% increase in traffic in first half of 2013 Read more > If you w ish to unsubscribe from Avia Time new sletter, please click here.

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