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Dublin Aerospace continues to establish MRO services

Dublin Aerospace at Dublin Airport

Having commenced operations in October 2009, Dublin Aerospace, based at Hangar 5 Dublin Airport, reports that it has achieved significant through put for all of its divisions. Since then it has performed a number of Heavy Maintenance Checks including major C Check and major rectification and modifications programs for Aer Lingus, Blue Panorama, Aegean , STC Russia and Air Atlanta. In March Dublin Aerospace saw the completion of a series of C Check programs for CIT Aerospace on A320 and B737NG aircraft. Dublin Aerospace has also completed several Overhauls of B737 NG and Classic Landing Gears and its APU

division has had a throughput of over forty units. The Training School has provided several A320 systems courses. The workforce is fast approaching 100 people. Commenting on progress to date the Executive Chairman Conor McCarthy stated, “ Customers who have been to our facility are delighted with our

service offering and pricing, our commitment to high quality work and achieving promised downtimes is enhancing our reputation in this business. We have been very pleased with our customers’ feedback and full marks to our dedicated team of professionals.”

LHT strengthens links with Spanair

Lufthansa Technik AG and Spanair have further intensified their long lasting cooperation. The existing Total Technical Support TTS®- agreement for the Spanish airline’s Airbus A320-series fleet, running since 1999, was recently extended to another ten years and further adapted to meet future requirements of Spanair. Within the scope of the Total Technical Support TTS®, Lufthansa

Technik will provide Spanair with a broad range of services. The work scope for example encompasses the support with aircraft components including home base allocation, repair, overhaul and documentation as well as comprehensive services for engines of the V2500-series, from maintenance, repairs and overhauls to engineering and logistics services as well as spare engines support. “The cooperation with Lufthansa Technik has proven to be

very successful in the past,” says Luke Farajallah, Chief Operating Officer of Spanair. “We are hence very happy to continue this strong partnership and delighted that we can further rely on the support of Lufthansa Technik, whose extension I see as an important step towards the future of Spanair.” “Spanair is one of the most loyal customers of our Total Technical

Support TTS®-product in Europe,” says Wolfgang Weynell, Vice President Marketing & Sales of Lufthansa Technik. “We are happy that we could adjust our services to the requirements of our valued customer even more intensive and hence further extend this successful Spanish-German cooperation for many years to come.” In addition to the recently extended Total Technical Support TTS®-agreement, Lufthansa Technik has in the past carried out a broad number of services for Spanair, for example support services on numerous maintenance stations and, in case of an “Aircraft on Ground”(AOG), fastest possible quick-response services carried out by Lufthansa Technik’s Airline Support Teams (AST®).

Dunlop Lands Three-Year BMIBaby Contract

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres has landed a three-year contract worth over £1m with low-cost airline bmibaby. The agreement will see the Birmingham- based manufacturer, said to be the the world’s only specialist aircraft tire company, exclusively supply the airline with nose wheel and main wheel tyres for its fleet of Boeing 737-300s and 737-500s. bmibaby, a subsidiary of British Midland

Limited, operates services from the UK to holiday and business destinations across Europe. The company is a long-standing Dunlop Aircraft Tyres customer and under this new agreement the airline will receive new and retreaded tires. “Naturally we are delighted to win all contracts,

but it is especially rewarding to retain important customers such as bmibaby,” said Dunlop Aircraft

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Tyres’ chairman, Ian Edmondson. “We operate in a competitive marketplace and can only secure this level of business with major airlines by continually delivering excellent, reliable products and strong after-sales support. “This contract is not only a vote of confidence

in Dunlop’s ability to deliver in the future but also acknowledges our success to date.”

TRAX USA Corp. announces new partnership with Gulf Air

TRAX USA Corp. has announced a new partnership with Gulf Air, the national airline of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The international carrier has selected TRAX Maintenance, a top-selling MRO software available in today’s market, to manage their MRO operations. The partnership agreement was signed on 1 March 2010 between Jose

Almeida, President and CEO of TRAX USA Corp and Mr. Jasim Al Marzooqi, Gulf Air Director of Special Projects on the sidelines of MRO Middle East Conference in Dubai, UAE. Mr. Almeida states, “It is with tremendous excitement that we welcome

Gulf Air to the TRAX Family. The signing of this contract reiterates our growing presence in the Middle East, a region that continues to provide us with new customers and endless opportunities.” Gulf Air will implement e3, the latest version of TRAX Maintenance.

Comprised of over 20 modules and catering to virtually every aspect of airline maintenance, TRAX Maintenance Software has been proven to be the one of the best MRO system solution for modern airlines. Adds Mr. Marzooqi, “Effective and efficient maintenance management

is very important for Gulf Air as it provides competitive advantage across a wide spectrum of our maintenance functions.We are glad to have chosen TRAX USA to be our business partner to supply us with a full suite of an integrated MRO IT application system that would meet our business and regulatory compliance requirements.” TRAX Maintenance will benefit Gulf Air in countless ways. From Material

Management and Finance to Technical Records and Reliability, Gulf Air will have aircraft, inventory, and maintenance activity information integrated into a single system. The Maintenance software application system will manage and control all

aspects of all maintenance management and continued airworthiness controls functions of Gulf Air fleet effectively. The system will deploy and use the full suite MRO IT application system that will handle huge amount of technical data and accurately update the system database in a controlled environment Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56  |  Page 57  |  Page 58  |  Page 59  |  Page 60  |  Page 61  |  Page 62  |  Page 63  |  Page 64