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Boeing to Acquire Leading Aerospace Parts Distributor KLX Inc. to Enhance Services Business Growth

Boeing will acquire KLX Inc. for $4.25 billion Positions Boeing to compete and win in $2.6 trillion, 10-year services market KLX Inc. will be part of Boeing Global Services and fully integrated with Aviall Creates premier provider of parts and productivity services, offering customers value through broader range of offerings Anticipated annual cost savings of… Read More ›

Boeing Secures Services Contract for Canada’s Chinooks

Five-year performance-based logistics contract to provide lifecycle support for Royal Canadian Air Force‘s fleet of CH-147F Chinooks The follow-on contract covers full system logistics, engineering support, supply chain, data analytics and training services OTTAWA, Ontario, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the Canadian government have agreed to an amendment to an existing performance-based… Read More ›

Significant Step Forward in the Digitization of the Dangerous Goods Supply Chain.

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has taken a significant step forward in the digitalization of the dangerous goods supply chain following the adoption of the e-Dangerous Goods Declaration (e-DGD) standards. The e-DGD is an electronic approach to manage the IATA Dangerous Goods Declaration (DGD), leveraging industry initiatives to digitalize data and embrace data sharing… Read More ›

2016 CFM orders surpass 2,600 engines

2016 orders valued at nearly $36 billion U.S. at list price Total LEAP engines orders valued at $170 billion U.S. at list price Production maintaining historic highs CFM International achieved near record orders in 2016, with the company booking a total of 2,677 engines, including 876 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,801 LEAP… Read More ›

MRO and additive manufacturing

In an issue dated October 14, 2016, and as part of a special report on MRO and additive manufacturing, the weekly magazine Air & Cosmos published an interview with Thierry Thomas, Vice President of the industrial skills center Safran Additive Manufacturing within Safran Tech. Below we have reproduced the interview with the kind permission of… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins signs support contract for Airbus Beluga fleet

Company will provide repair services through its Toulouse, France facility Rockwell Collins has signed a repair agreement with Airbus SAS to support its fleet of five A300-600ST (Super Transporter) Beluga aircraft. The Beluga fleet is responsible for transporting aircraft parts between Airbus facilities. “We are committed to the success of Airbus’ missions, whether it’s their… Read More ›

KLM Cargo launches pilot project to optimise supply chain.

KLM Cargo has set up a project to significantly speed up and enhance the efficiency of European supply chains bringing customer cargo to Schiphol for subsequent international shipment. This project supports the objectives of the “Schiphol 2020 Mainport Programme” to make Schiphol the smartest airport in the world. A pilot project directed at making the… Read More ›

American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist With Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation.

American Airlines announced today that it has retained Ocean Park, a boutique investment bank with expertise in the renewable fuels industry, to assist with evaluating alternative jet fuels and identifying the most promising companies and technologies. American recognizes the need to make jet fuel – the most important component of its supply chain – more… Read More ›

American Airlines Hires Ocean Park to Assist With Renewable Jet Fuel Evaluation.

American Airlines announced today that it has retained Ocean Park, a boutique investment bank with expertise in the renewable fuels industry, to assist with evaluating alternative jet fuels and identifying the most promising companies and technologies. American recognizes the need to make jet fuel – the most important component of its supply chain – more… Read More ›

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