EVERETT, WA - JULY 9: Crews work on the Rolls Royce engine of an Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, July 9, 2014 in Everett, Washington. The 787-9 Dreamliner was the first delivery of the long-haul version of the 787 featuring a fuselage 20 feet longer than the 787-8. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

MRO Checklist: New Maintenance Contracts

MRO contracts for Marshall Aviation Services, Vector Aircraft Services, AFI KLM E&M, StandardAero and AJW Aviation

Marshall Aviation Services wins multi-year support contract from Blink

Marshal Aviation Services at Cambridge signed an agreement with Blink, UK-based air taxi and jet charter operator, to provide multi-year MRO and technical support for its six Cessna Citation Mustang VLJs. Marshall will provide base support in the UK at its Cambridge headquarters, together with AOG support in Europe.

Vector Aircraft Services renews contract with Commsoft to continue using Oases

Vector Aircraft Services renewed its contract with Commsoft, an aviation and maintenance systems company, to continue using Oases for a further three years in a 15 concurrent user deal. Vector will be using Oases to provide assistance to owners/lessors during aircraft ownership changes and to carry out contract work for airline customers.


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Evelop Airlines chooses AFI KLM E&M to maintain APUs

Evelop Airlines, a fully owned subsidiary of the Barceló Viajes group, signed an exclusive contract with AFI KLM E&M to organize the repair and overhaul of APUs equipping its A320-200 and A330-300 aircraft. Epcor, subsidiary of AFI KLM E&M, will provide Evelop Airlines with the services covered by this agreement.


StandardAero selected to provide engine maintenance and field service support for VLM Airlines

VLM Airlines selected StandardAero to provide Pratt & Whitney 125B engine maintenance and field services support for a fleet of 12 Fokker 50 model aircraft. This is a three-year agreement and the engine maintenance will primarily be performed at StandardAero’s European service center in Tilburg, Netherlands, the Winnipeg facility and at VLM’s base in Antwerp.


AJW Aviation signs PBH contract with start-up Quingdao Airlines

AJW Aviaiton signed a six year contract to provide power-by-the-hour support to Quingdao Airlines’ fleet of A320 aircraft.  Quingdao Airlines launched operations earlier this year and provides domestic services to destinations across China. The airline announced future orders for a total of 23 A320 family aircraft that will include five A320ceos. First delivery is expected in 2018 and the company copes to grow its fleet to over 50 aircraft within the next six years.

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