Airbus has delivered its 100th aircraft from its US Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. The A320neo, serial number (MSN) 8580, was delivered to Frontier Airlines featuring two horses, Meadow & West, on its tailplane. Airbus’ Mobile facility is delivering four A320 Family aircraft per month
HAECO Xiamen, a member of the HAECO Group and a leading Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider in Asia Pacific, has signed a collaboration agreement with Xiamen City University (“XMCU”) formalizing a co-operation between the two organisations in developing talented individuals for the aircraft maintenance industry.
Jet Aviation has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 2 Safety Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for 20 of its FBOs across EMEA and the Americas. The company intends to achieve IS-BAH Standard registration
Northrop Grumman Corporation has elected Lucy C. Ryan as corporate vice president, communications, effective Jan. 1, 2019. She will report to Kathy J. Warden, the company's chief executive officer and president, and she will serve as a member of the company's Corporate Policy Council
Duncan Aviation has appointed Nick Parsons as Project Manager at the Lincoln, Nebraska, facility. In his five years at Duncan Aviation, Parsons has proven himself a capable leader and conscientious mechanic while working on Challenger and Global projects. Nick began his career at Duncan Aviation
Albastar, the Spanish charter airline, has chosen Commsoft to support its airline operations with OASES, its industry-leading MRO IT system. OASES is structured in a modular format to provide maximum flexibility and scalability and Albastar has chosen the Core, Airworthiness, Materials, Planning
FL Technics, a Lithuanian provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair & overhaul services, has opened a new warehouse in Singapore. The operations started at the beginning of November 2018. "The decision to add a warehouse location in Asia enables the company to scale up with customers
Ethiopian Airlines and European Union Delegation to Ethiopia have signed a letter of intent to establish Ethio-European International Business School (EEIBS). The letter was signed by H.E. Ambassador Johan Borgstam, Head of the European Union Delegation to Ethiopia and Tewolde GebreMariam
Etihad Aviation Training (EAT), part of the Etihad Aviation Group and Gulf Air has signed a contract to offer full flight simulator training to the carrier’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots. The contract strengthens the ties between Etihad Aviation Group and the flag carrier of Bahrain
Hexcel Corporation has appointed Colleen Pritchett as President of Aerospace, Americas.

Pritchett joins Hexcel from E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company where she served most recently as Global Business Director and President of the Electronics & Imaging Advanced Printing business. For more than 20 years, Colleen has served various leadership roles at DuPont, including Global Business Director and President of the Electronics & Communications Microcircuit Materials business in Taiwan; Asia Pacific Director for the Performance Polymers business in Shanghai; Global Business Director;
Airbus Helicopters is expanding in Japan with the addition of a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex nearby its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan. The company’s existing facility is capable of housing up to 25 medium-sized helicopters at the same time
AkzoNobel, a Dutch multinational company which creates paints and performance coatings and produces specialty chemicals has completed a milestone in paint partnership with Boeing following the delivery of its 787th 787 aircraft. The plane was painted in a special livery for China Southern Airlines