The South African government has issued a guarantee of R1.1bn ($96m) to regional carrier SA Express enabling the ailing airline to continue as a going concern.
The line maintenance and scheduled check services are part of the MRO provider’s focus on new-generation aircraft.
Fourth three-year old 737-800 joins WestJet ULCC subsidiary.
Carrier will use special recruitment programs as labor markets heat up.
The MRO provider has signed time and material contracts with Asiana Airlines and Vietnam Airlines covering Honeywell HGT1700 APUs.
Incident occurred at the Italian capital's Fiumicino airport on Aug. 15.
The two-year agreement involves engine MRO solutions for CFM56-5B engines within the low-cost carrier’s fleet.
To grow its profile in the Middle East, Etihad’s MRO unit is expanding its capabilities for new aircraft types and training technicians domestically.