German airline Lufthansa CityLine selects StandardAero to provide support for the GE Aviation CF34-8C turbofan engines powering its fleet of MHI RJ Aviation (formerly Bombardier) CRJ900 regional jets. Under the exclusive seven-year agreement, StandardAero will support Lufthansa CityLine with a range of CF34-8C services from its overhaul facility in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. StandardAero will also be qualifying its European field-service team based in Rijen, the Netherlands, to support the CF34, thereby assuring Lufthansa CityLine of responsive, local airside assistance.
StandardAero announces it has received all required regulatory approvals and officially completed its acquisition of Signature Aviation’s Engine Repair and Overhaul (ERO) business, an engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider made up of the following five entities: Dallas Airmotive, H+S Aviation, W.H. Barrett Turbine Engine Company, International Governor Services (IGS) and International Turbine Service (ITS).
StandardAero Extends Long-Standing Relationship with Vietnam Airlines Through New Multi-Year PW127M Engine Support Agreement
Vietnam Airlines, the national flag carrier of Vietnam, awards StandardAero a new contract for the support of the Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M engines powering its fleet of ATR 72-500 regional turboprops. StandardAero will support the airline from its OEM-authorized PW100 designated overhaul facility (DOF) in Gonesse, France.
StandardAero to Provide Air Nostrum with PW127M and APU Services in Support of Regional Aircraft Fleet
Spanish regional airline Air Nostrum L.A.M. S.A. selects StandardAero to provide support services for the Pratt & Whitney PW127M engines powering its fleet of ATR 72-600 regional turboprops. Under the exclusive five-year agreement, StandardAero will provide Air Nostrum with PW127M hot section inspections (HSIs) and additional services from its OEM-authorized PW100 designated overhaul facilities (DOFs) in Gonesse, France, and Summerside, PE, Canada.
StandardAero announces it has appointed Lewis Prebble as president of the company’s Airlines & Fleets division. Prebble most recently served at Rolls-Royce as senior vice president for the Americas, where he led the company’s $1 billion airline-facing jet-engine business and was responsible for delivering comprehensive end-to-end customer services over the entire engine-product lifecycle.
StandardAero Launches Comprehensive Engine Trading Solutions Business Unit to Support Business Aviation Operators
StandardAero announces the launch of a new business unit, Engine Trading Solutions (ETS), to support business-aviation operators with multiple comprehensive, affordable options to help extend lifecycles for legacy aircraft. Due to overwhelming market interest in these services, StandardAero is offering OEM-aligned engine trading solutions on platforms for which the company already performs MRO services as well as other major engine platforms.