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  • 1. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 Problems view ing this email? Click here BOMBARDIER’S CSERIES AIRCRAFT COMPLETES HISTORIC FIRST FLIGHT Under perfect w eather conditions, Bombardier Aerospace celebrated the successful first flight of its CSeries aircraft today, a major milestone in the company’s highly anticipated development program that w ill provide operators w ith an all-new family of aircraft specifically designed for the 100- to 149-seat market segment. The maiden flight marks the start of the CSeries aircraft’s flight test program leading up to the first customer delivery, and w as also the first flight for Pratt & Whitney’s new Geared Turbofan™ PurePow er engine as part of an aircraft certification program. Read more > THE EU TRANSPORT MINISTERS APPROVE THE ENLARGEMENT OF SINGLE EUROPEAN SKY The EU Transport Ministers have expressed their support for the European Commission’s initiative aimed at developing the Single European Sky and ensuring safe and efficient air traffic management system. This view w as expressed in the Informal Meeting of the EU Transport Ministers Single European Sky. Delivering the future: Vision 20XX, held on the 16th September, 2013. Read more > Domodedovo airport revealed the name of its owner The administration of Domodedovo has announced that the beneficial ow ner of the enterprises engaged in the airport activity is the ow ner of East Line Group, a citizen of Russian Federation Dmitry Kamenshchik. Read more > Air France plans to cut 2800 jobs in 2014 Five places to be a pilot: Kunming This morning as planned, Air France management presented an update on Transform aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ 1/7
  • 2. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 2015 to the Central Works Council. In the first half, the implementation of measures led operating income to increase by 100 million euros. How ever, in 2013, the Air France Group w ill not achieve its objective of returning to equilibrium. Read more > United Airlines to recall all furloughed pilots United Airlines today announced it w ill recall nearly 600 pilots currently on furlough to address the airline's future staffing needs. No United pilots w ill remain on furlough follow ing the recall. Read more > IATA calls ICAO member states to achieve consensus on global emissions Embraer releases China Executive Aviation Market Outlook 2014-2023 Embraer Executive Jets presented its China Executive Aviation Market Outlook 20142023 during the press conference held today at the Chinese International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) 2013, in Beijing, China. The Company forecasts that a total of 805 executive jets w ill be in demand the Chinese market over the next decade. The large-cabin business jet class is expected to represent 51% of this demand, accounting for 78% of the total value of deliveries. Read more > SimHelp starts partnership w ith S7 Training Center FL Technics launches CF34-3 maintenance services FL Technics is further extending the list of its engine management services and has recently introduced a brand new CF34-3 engine support package. The company has already agreed upon cooperation w ith a CIS-based carrier according to w hich it w ill provide comprehensive MRO support for the carrier‘s CF34-3 engines pow ering its Bombardier CRJ200 fleet. Read more > Flexjet growth attracts new owners to invest $5.2 billion for largest aircraft order in its history After 18 successful years as Bombardier’s fractional jet ow nership division, Flexjet have announced a definitive agreement for its purchase by a group led by Directional Aviation Capital through a new ly-formed entity, Flexjet, LLC. With support from its new investors, Flexjet is placing the largest private aviation order in its history valued at approximately $5.2 billion for up to 245 Bombardier business jets. Importance of attitude and teamw ork in the cockpit Read more > FAA Upgrades Ukraine’s Aviation Safety Rating to Category 1 The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that Ukraine complies w ith international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of a July FAA review of Ukraine’s civil aviation authority. Read more > aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ Manpow er – an Achilles’ heel for Indonesian aviation? 2/7
  • 3. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 Boeing will seize the production of C-17 After more than tw o decades, Boeing’s C-17 Globemaster III w ill complete production in 2015, closing the C-17 final assembly facility in Long Beach, Calif. Read more > Boeing, Polish Defence Holding to Explore Collaboration on Future Defense Work Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group acquires Beechcraft's European MRO business, Hawker Beechcraft Ltd Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group acquires Beechcraft's European MRO business, Haw ker Beechcraft Ltd Read more > Lufthansa Group orders 59 Boeing 7779X and Airbus A350-900 aircraft Follow ing a recommendation by the Deutsche Lufthansa AG Executive Board, the Supervisory Board approved the purchase of 59 ultra-modern aircraft for the Group. 34 Boeing 777-9Xs and 25 Airbus A350-900s w ill be added to the Lufthansa Group's w ide-body fleet. The first of these new aircraft w ill be delivered as early as 2016. EXECUTIVES Read more > EXPERT OPINION Will new EASA regulations contribute to the global deficiency of technical personnel? EADS announces further top management nominations for its Future Airbus Defence & Space Division From the 1st of August, 2013, the updated requirements for content and duration for EASA Part-147 approved Type and Basic Training have become mandatory. On the one hand, stricter requirements for the existing aircraft maintenance licences are expected to raise the quality of the service their holders provide. On the other hand, as the industry is facing an unprecedented demand for technical personnel, may the implementation of such changes create an even more complicated situation in the market? Read more > Il-76: more than the underdeveloped aftermarket can handle The Ulyanovsk-based Aviastar-SP has recently launched the production of the upgraded Il-76 transport aircraft. Despite the considerably fast manufacturing rates of the new generation of aircraft, most models of Il-76s currently in service are more than 15 years old. This means that, considering their popularity in the former USSR and the emerging markets, there is a steady demand for their maintenance and spare parts support. How ever, meeting this demand can be more of a challenge than it may seem. Gulstream names Brent Monroe vice president of sales, Western division Read more > Military aircraft MRO: benefits of civil injection aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ Russell Ford appointed CEO of StandardAero 3/7
  • 4. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 The main effect of the recent global economic crisis on the military aviation segment w as the grow th of military MRO sector, since in the financially challenging times countries prefer to update or repair their aircraft instead of spending money on new equipment. Another easily observed trend w hich can be largely attributed to the latest economic turmoil is the increasing number of institutions choosing to outsource their military MRO services. Nevertheless, some regulatory factors may be getting in the w ay of the operators w ishing to receive full benefits of contracting third-party providers. Auckland Airport appoints tw o new general managers Read more > Partnership for aviation in Eastern Europe The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments in Eastern Europe to w ork w ith industry stakeholders to fully realize the benefits of aviation across the region. Peter Campbell named vice president, investor relations at Safran Read more > Can OEMs loose the battle for the aftermarket? There is no secret that modern carriers are constantly seeking for w ays to minimize operational costs. As most airlines tend to approach their cost-cutting objectives through the grow th and development of their fleets the optimization of aircraft maintenance remains on the top of the priority list. Air Canada announces executive realignment Read more > Boeing Forecasts Growing Need for New Pilots in Asia Pacific Region Boeing projects the Asia Pacific region w ill continue to lead the globe in demand for hundreds of thousands of new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians to support expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next tw o decades. Read more > CEO contract extended to 2019 for Fraport’s dr. Stefan Schulte MONTHLY STATISTICS International air transport grow th slow ing dow n Heathrow commentary on August 2013 operations Moscow Domodedovo Airport: results for August and the eight months 2013 Solid demand grow th continues in July - Asia w eakens as Europe gains strength Ryanair carries record 9 million passengers in August Kenya Airw ays Appoints Jambo Jet CEO AMR Corporation reports record August passenger unit revenue Airberlin sustained high capacity utilization in August WestJet reports August load factor of 87.9 percent Virgin America reports august 2013 operational results Southw est Airlines reports August traffic Virgin Australia Holdings Limited reports Financial Results for Full Year Ended 30 June 2013 aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ 4/7
  • 5. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 Singapore Changi Airport pax up 9%, cargo dow n 1% in August Fraport traffic figures – August 2013 Another steady grow th month at Hong Kong International Airport International transit traffic has increased significantly at Helsinki Airport Passenger traffic grew 14.1% for 8 months at Novosibirsk Airport Read more > COMMERCIAL AVIATION EASA approves Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines American Airlines and US Airw ays extend merger agreement Aviation supports 26.8 million APEC jobs Airbus and China extend cooperation on safety into the future OTHER NEWS Lufthansa to hire more than 500 new flight attendants Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic granted antitrust immunity by U.S. Department of Transportation Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines w orth $1.5bn to pow er 25 Lufthansa aircraft Singapore Airlines And Tata Sons to establish new airline in India GECAS finalizes order for 10 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners Boeing, ALC Finalize Order for 30 787-10 and 3 787-9 Dreamliners Air Lease Corporation announces lease placement w ith Georgian Airw ays Cessna celebrates first international TTx delivery Delta Airlines selects CFM56-5B engines for A321ceo family ExecuJet Europe w elcomes new aircraft to managed fleet Cessna announces major order for 172 Shyhaw k aircraft Read more > Henan New Continental Business Aviation of China orders Asia’s first EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style MRO UTair-Engineering Celebrates 80th Anniversary SR Technics and ADAT strengthen their Boeing 787 ICS offering through Moog aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ 5/7
  • 6. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 agreement ATR and LIAT sign Global Maintenance Agreement SAAB announces efficiency measures in Gothenburg AAR signs general terms agreement w ith Liebherr-Aerospace Etihad and SR Technics deepen their long-term partnership through expanded 10-year ICS agreement Alrosa Airlines signs 737 component services contract MTU Maintenance and Sumitomo Corporation combine competence in engine lease business Aviation Technical Services signs service agreement w ith JetBlue Airw ays Lufthansa Technik and McKinsey launch joint venture company Lumics GE90 Engine Support: Air Canada Extends Contract With AFI KLM E&M AAR Landing Gear to provide MRO support for E-Jet aircraft AJW Aviation signs PBH contract w ith Skypow er Express Airw ays Read more > AIRPORTS Munich Airport and Lufthansa celebrate topping-out ceremony for Terminal 2 satellite Geneva Airport: FOCA authorises night flights to calibrate the instrument landing system Delhi International Airport first in the w orld to comply w ith ISO 39001:2012 road traffic management safety system Midfield terminal building receives Estidama 3 Pearl Rating Cedar Jet Center extends its facilities at Beirut Airport Airports Company South Africa continues on its grow th path Helsinki Airport's environmental permit process is proceeding Read more > Military US Air Force, Boeing finalize KC-46A tanker aircraft design Airbus Military A400M successfully performs unpaved runw ay trial Embraer on schedule w ith Jacksonville A-29 Super Tucano assembly facility Boeing offers improved cybersecurity training and simulation tool Rolls-Royce joins BAE Systems' Haw k AJTS team to pursue U.S. Air Force T-X contract Rolls-Royce T56 engine enhancement receives FAA Type Certificate Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A full-flight and mission simulator certified to Level D Boeing QF-16 Aerial Target completes 1st pilotless flight SAAB receives orders on self-protection system for the Indian Advanced Light Helicopter Boeing to build 56 additional A-10 Wings for US Air Force Indian Navy receives first Haw k Trainer Jet Cassidian's advanced identification systems provide combat aircraft w ith a new capability aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ 6/7
  • 7. 10/14/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 55 Read more > If you w ish to unsubscribe from Avia Time new sletter, please click here. aviatime.mailer.lt/email/Avia-Time-55-148556/view/ 7/7