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ANALYSIS: What will the impacts be for the MRO sector?
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The Covid-19 pandemic is of course hitting the MRO sector hard, with much of the worldwide commercial aircraft fleet grounded for between two and eight months... for p...


Safran's MRO activity, another victim of the pandemic crisis
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

For several weeks now, air traffic has been fading away worldwide. While airlines were the first to be affected, the shock waves are being felt gradually across the en...


Bedek's Boeing 737-800 BDSF is ready for EIS
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

The programme created by the "Aviation" branch of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), formerly Bedek, to convert Boeing 737-800s to full-cargo configuration is now read...


2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Lufthansa is losing a million euros ($1.1 million) per hour as the coronavirus pandemic paralyses travel, CEO Carsten Spohr said, warning that the German airline gian...


HAECO extends its engine maintenance coverage by acquiring America's Jet Engine Solutions (JES)
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Hong Kong's MRO group HAECO (Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited) has just acquired the Texan company Jet Engine Solutions (JES) in order to develop its Glo...


Air France-KLM sees more than 90% of planes grounded
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Air France-KLM passenger numbers plunged nearly 57 percent in March and it expects more than 90 percent of its planes to be grounded this month and in May due to the ...


2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Some 16,500 Air Canada employees who were laid off because of the coronavirus pandemic will be rehired under a government relief package for businesses, the airline s...


2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

A key test flight of the Boeing 737 MAX has been pushed back by a month to May due to the upheaval of the coronavirus crisis, two sources told AFP Tuesday.The certifi...


Lufthansa to cut fleet size, close Germanwings as virus hits
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

German airline group Lufthansa on Tuesday said it was shutting down its low-cost Germanwings unit and getting rid of dozens of planes to survive the impact of the cor...


US airlines desperate for cash but fear government involvement
2020/04/09 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

US airlines have been all but paralyzed by the coronavirus, and as they face an uncertain future they have turned to Washington for financial help, but that might mea...