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Sabca still surfing on the Sale of the century
2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

While the Belgian industry is getting ready to receive the F-35 from 2023, Sabca is continuing to capitalise on the "Sale of the century", signed in 1977 for the purch...


Airbus pulls plug on costly A380 superjumbo as sales plummet
2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

European aerospace giant Airbus said Thursday that it would stop building its A380 superjumbo, the double-decker jet which earned plaudits from passengers but failed ...


2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Lufthansa Technik and Etihad Airways Engineering want to clarify the STC procedure for cabin modifications. The two partners, along with EAD Aerospace and Envoy Aerosp...


Daher opens new TBM support base at Toussus-le-Noble, near Paris
2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Daher has announced the opening of a services centre in the Paris region, strengthening its support activities for TBM operators, who have traditionally been based at ...


2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

PEMCO is launching a new Boeing 737-700 Passenger-to-Full Freighter conversion program. The American company has signed an agreement with Chisholm Enterprises which is...


Magnetic MRO wants to develop cabin modification activities in China
2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

Magnetic MRO has decided to launch itself onto an under-exploited market in China, the cabin redevelopment market. The maintenance company has signed an agreement via ...


Guy Tardieu takes over from Jean-Marc de Raffin Dourny at the controls of OSAC
2019/02/14 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | MAINTENANCE / MRO

A new page is turning at OSAC, the Organisme pour la Sécurité de l'Aviation Civile. Guy Tardieu took over from Jean-Marc de Raffin Dourny on 30th January during a lunch or...


2019/02/11 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | DEFENCE

Spain will join a Franco-German project to build a new fighter plane to replace the Eurofighter and Rafale, the defence ministry said Monday.Defence Minister Margarit...


2019/02/11 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Dutch airline managers have warned Air France-KLM of possible strikes if KLM chief executive Pieter Elbers is not reappointed, reports said on Monday.The Dutch govern...


Airbus Helicopters appoints new Executive Committee members
2019/02/07 | AEROCONTACT | CAREER

Alain Flourens, 61, currently Head of Engineering for Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Industry for Airbus Helicopters, following Christian Cornille&rsqu...