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Avia Time August, 2013

May 13, 2015


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  • 1.9/4/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 54 1/5 Problems view ing this email? Click here JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WANTS TO BLOCK US AIRWAYS- AMERICAN MERGER On 13th August, the Department of Justice, six state attorneys general plus the District of Columbia, filed a law suit in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., to block the proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airw ays. Read more > BOEING ROLLS OUT FIRST 787-9 DREAMLINER Boeing has completed the first 787-9 Dreamliner. The second member of the super-efficient 787 family rolled out of the Everett, Wash., factory today to the flight line, w here teams are preparing it to fly later this summer. Read more > ATR approved for unpaved runway operations in Russias Siberia and Far East ATR obtained the companys receipt of fleet-w ide approval for new generation ATR aircraft to operate from 3 more unpaved runw ays in the remote parts of Russia. Read more > MTU Maintenance celebrates 1,500th CF6-80 engine overhaul MTU Maintenance, the w orlds largest independent maintenance provider for commercial aircraft engines, has completed the 1,500th overhaul of a General Electric CF6-80 engine. Read more > United Airlines is First to Install Split Scimitar Winglets A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft retrofitted w ith the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight Tuesday in Everett, Wash. This advanced w inglet improves on the existing blended w inglets United currently has on its next generation 737 fleet. MAKS 2013 On 27th August, 2013 the 11th annual International Aviation and Space salon MAKS-2013 opened in Zhukovsky, Russia. MAKS is an open platform for discussion of the future of Russian aviation, as w ell as the largest aircraft exhibition in Eastern Europe and is one of major w orld aviation forums. This year the organizers are expecting more than 1000 aviation professionals from

2. 9/4/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 54 2/5 Read more > Signature Flight Support agrees $69 million acquisition of Maguire Aviation at Van Nuys Signature Flight Support w ill acquire the assets of the Maguire Aviation Group at Van Nuys, California. Read more > Embraer Executive Jets Introduces New Features for Phenom 100 Embraer Executive Jets now offers new standard and optional features for its Phenom 100, revealed at the 10th annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE) Read more > Rockwell Collins to purchase ARINC Inc. for $1.39 billion Rockw ell Collins, Inc. announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ARINC Incorporated, a portfolio company of The Carlyle Group, and a leader in communications and information processing solutions for the commercial aviation industry, for $1.39 billion. Read more > Pan Am International Flight Academy purchased by All Nippon Airways Pan Am International Flight Academy and Pan Am Holdings, Inc. (collectively "Pan Am") announced it has been purchased by ANA Holdings, the parent company of All Nippon Airw ays Co. Read more > AviaAM Leasing and SCAC sign an LOI around the w orld to participate in the event. MAKS 2013 PHOTO GALLERY DID YOU KNOW? Pilot Successfully Lands Fighter Jet on Aircraft Carrier Being Partially Ejected Gallagher w as trying to eject from the aircraft but because of system failure he w as still stuck in the cabin w ith half of his body being outside. Like it w ouldnt be enough, his parachute has deployed and w rapped around the tail of the aircraft. Can you imagine something more extreme than this? Read More Will the early retirement trend cause deflation in the spare parts market? The introduction of new cost efficient generation of aircraft to the aviation market has had its impact on all of its segments. From the carriers point of view it has created the circumstances under w hich fast fleet renew al became one of the key factors of staying in the game. Naturally, this process had to be accompanied by the symmetrical aircraft retirement trend, w hich has currently reached unprecedented scale thus creating new business opportunities in the aftermarket. How ever, the positive aspects of such a trend might be slightly exaggerated. Read More 3. 9/4/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 54 3/5 for SSJ100 finance and leasing AviaAM Leasing, a global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing and sales, and Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), the Russian civil aviation manufacturer and the developer of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 project, have announced about the execution of a Letter of Intent (LOI) w ith regard to finance and lease of five Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Read more > Edinburgh Airport announces 25m expansion as 150m investment programme begins Edinburgh Airport is investing 25m in a significant expansion of the airport's terminal building, creating the foundations of the airport's ambitious grow th plans and providing passengers w ith more space and a new state of the art security area. Read more > COMMERCIAL AVIATION Boeing expands 787 flight training support in Europe ANA Holdings reveal commercial strategy for 2013-2015 Emirates' 1380 cruises into 5th anniversary SAS Group finalizes sale and leaseback of six Boeing aircraft Airbus and Air Canada partnership rew arded by Air Transport World Financial results of JSC "Aeroflot" for 6 months of 2013 Virgin Australia advises of changes to Fares and Fuel Surcharges airberlin: More than 3.4 million passengers in July JSC "UAC" announces net profit grow th by more than 12 times Delta greenhouse gas emissions dow n 18.4 percent since 2005 Airbus delivers 8,000th aircraft an A320 for AirAsia Norw egian Reports Highest Ever Passenger Figure in July of more than 2 million Philippine Airlines takes delivery of first A321 Sikorsky to develop helicopters w ith artificial intelligence Jet group reports operating profit of INR 5,299 million in Q1 FY14, despite record high levels of indian rupee Finavia aims to minimize the effects of the air traffic controllers potential strike (Re-) incipient Russian low -cost airlines market calls for cheaper labour LOT raises B787 compensation issue on a state level Boeing delivers first next-generation 737-800 to Iraqi Airw ays Cathay Pacific announces 2013 interim results UTair Aviation Passenger Operations Volume for First Seven Months of 2013 Increases 16.9% YoY Saudia w ins 9th position among top 10 airlines in on-time performance Boeing and ILFC Deliver First 787 Dreamliner to Aeromexico Gulfstream reports sizeable fleet grow th in Latin America, led by Brazil TAM Airlines launches codeshare agreement w ith American Airlines Technician training in emerging markets: overcoming the challenges It is no secret that the rapidly developing economies in Asia and the Middle East have been one of the main reasons for the recent improvements w ithin the aviation industry - from the significantly grow ing global fleet to consequently increasing demand for MRO services. Nevertheless, the emerging markets have found themselves unable to meet their local demand for qualified pilots and technical personnel as quickly as they w ould have w anted to, thus having to hire the right specialists from abroad. It seems, though, that the situation in terms of the appropriately qualified local MRO personnel is finally taking a turn for the better. Read More Securing a pilots career when ones employer goes bankrupt 4. 9/4/13 Avia Solutions Group - Avia Time 54 4/5 Freight conversion is there a niche for regional jets? Second Sukhoi Superjet 100 delivered to Sky Aviation airBaltic Improves Aircraft Utilisation by 15% Long Range version of Sukhoi Superjet 100 Certified by IAC AR Baltic Aviation Academys students started Ab Initio flight training abroad Xiamen Airlines Finalizes Order for Six 787 Dreamliners Ilyushin Finance Co signs definitive order for 20 SSJ100 Read more > MRO Fokker Services opens a Component Repair Shop in Singapore AJW Aviation to Manage Entire Fleet Rebrand for AZAL Lufthansa Technik Logistik Services operates a w arehouse for SuperJet International in the U.S. Beechcraft Appoints Edw ards Jet Center as New Authorized Service Center in the Northw est GE Aviation and CAIGA Signed Agreement for H80 Family Authorized Service Center in China AAR Selected by ExpressJet to Provide Landing Gear Overhaul Services Finnair signs heavy maintenance contract w ith SR Technics in Malta Volaris Selects PurePow er and V2500 Engines for Airbus Aircraft Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey services Arkia Israeli Airlines TAP Maintenance and Engineering Brazil receives EASA certification for the E- Jets family Leasing companies as the new players on the aircraft parts playground Outsourcing line maintenance: a seasonal trend or a strategic decision? Aviation Technical Services and AJW Group Form Strategic Alliance Design Organisation integration of Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey KLM UK Engineering w ins Luxair maintenance checks Labour rates in Asia stimulate competition in developed markets SR Technics extends its line maintenance netw ork in Sw itzerland Lufthansa Bombardier Aviation Services opens another hangar Read more > BUSINESS AVIATION Pratt & Whitney Canada Delivers its 80,000th Engine to Beechcraft Beechcraft secures largest general aviation propeller aircraft order in history, valued at $1.4 billion Nextant 400XTi debuts in Latin America Jet Aviation Flight Services partners w ith C-Fly Aviation to expand services in the Brazilian market Dassault Falcon: strong grow th in Brazil continues in 2013 Flexjet hiring more pilots as positive grow th trend continues Cessna completes first Citation Latitude fuselage; anticipates strong demand in Latin America Eclipse Aerospace announces safety enhancement

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