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BOC Aviation promotes in-house for U.S. roles

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Singapore headquartered BOC Aviation has announced its former head of sales, Graham Lees, is now a director of the board of BOC Aviation (USA) Corporation, based in New York. H... Read More


IndiGo leases five ATRs from TrueNoord

Hong Kong, March 31 -- TrueNoord last month announced it had commenced the delivery cycle of the five new ATR 72 600s it had leased to InterGlobe Aviation. The conglomerate owns Indian LCC, IndiGo. T... Read More


More than 1,000 aircraft fitted with FlightPath3D IFE maps

Hong Kong, March 31 -- FlightPath 3D passed a major milestone last month with the fitting of its 3D Moving Map on more than 1,000 aircraft. The system delivers its map on any IFE platform or device to... Read More


Inmarsat extends contract with Garuda Indonesia

Hong Kong, March 31 -- More than 175 aircraft in the Garuda Group are to be equipped with the Inmarsat GX inflight broadband solution, including A320s, A330s, B737s and B777s. The agreement is an exte... Read More


SilkAir chooses Thompson seating for business bed upgrade

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Singapore Airlines (SIA) subsidiary, SilkAir, has chosen Thompson Aero Seating to supply business class flatbed seating on its B737-Max 8 fleet. Upgrading of the cabins of the ... Read More


Seamless Air Alliance attracts leading industry participation

Hong Kong, March 31 -- In the 12 months since it was set up at the 2018 Mobile World Congress, the Seamless Air Alliance has grown to 23 members from the inflight communications industry, aerospace ma... Read More


British MRO establishes joint venture in Thailand's U-Tapao

Hong Kong, March 31 -- The Thai government's Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), based around a planned aerotropolis at U-Tapao Airport, has attracted a new joint venture, BOSA-Thayaan Aircraft Services ... Read More


Embraer signs pool agreement with Air Astana

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Embraer has signed a multi-year flight hour pool program to support the component requirements of the Central Asian airline's new Embraer E2 jet fleet. The airline took delivery... Read More


Boeing and Safran name APU joint venture

Hong Kong, March 31 -- Boeing and Safran have announced their Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) joint venture will be called Initium Aerospace, based on the Latin meaning "to start". It is what an APU does, ... Read More


ATR extends Type "A" MRO intervals

Hong Kong, March 31 -- The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has ruled turboprop manufacturer, ATR, can increase the time frames between Type A maintenance checks by 50% to 750 hours. The EASA de... Read More