Airline Focus

ASIG Expands Portfolio

June 26, 2013 0

Aviation service provider ASIG has acquired the assets of gategroup’s aircraft cabin cleaning, de-icing and aircraft exterior washing business at London Heathrow, and de-icing and aircraft exterior washing at London Gatwick. Aircraft exterior washing is […]


Air Tahiti Nui and Lufthansa Technik Sign Contract

December 17, 2012 0

Technical service provider Lufthansa Technik and international carrier Air Tahiti Nui have signed a long-term engine repair and overhaul contract for the 21 CFM56-5C engines of Air Tahiti Nui’s A340-300 fleet. Valid for eight years, […]


Monarch Creates Jobs at Birmingham

November 20, 2012 0

Independent aircraft maintenance provider, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), has today (November 20) announced plans to expand its operations with a new 110,000sq ft (10,219m2) maintenance facility, creating 150 jobs with the potential for a further […]


Maintaining Manchester

October 5, 2012 0

Martyn Cartledge spent a night with the team resurfacing one of Manchester Airport’s two runways. It’s the early hours, it’s raining and I’m standing on a windswept building site… and I’m beginning to wonder why.  […]

Airfield / Airport Lighting

ADB Deploys Turnkey Airfield Lighting Solution

September 27, 2012 0

ADB Airfield Solutions has deployed an end-to-end airfield ground lighting solution on the original runway at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, China. The lighting solution included precision approach path indicators (PAPIs), constant current regulators (CCRs) and […]


HVAC/Operations and Maintenance Contract at BWI

September 27, 2012 0

Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) has awarded a three-year contract, with two two-year options, to facilities and energy management provider GSH Group Inc.  The contract is for the provision of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Marks Two More Manchester Milestones

August 2, 2011 0

Etihad Airways has launched a new line maintenance facility and double-daily services to Manchester Airport in the UK. The airline now operates 14 non-stop return flights between Manchester and Abu Dhabi, UAE, with connections to […]