Auckland Airport confirms the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has completed a review into two recent runway closures which has confirmed the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme, highlighted factors contributing to the outages and identified opportunities to improve the time taken for maintenance repairs. “The review identified ways in which… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines officially opened a new maintenance facility at William P. Hobby International Airport

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 8, 2020) officially opened a new maintenance facility at William P. Hobby International Airport, highlighting the importance Houston holds for the nation’s largest domestic airline* and underscoring its commitment to Safety while investing in the Bayou City. The 240,000 square foot… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation acquires an Australian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul service provider, Premiair Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd

WICHITA, Kan., 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is strengthening its Asia Pacific (APAC) service offerings with the Textron Inc. acquisition of Premiair Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd, an Australian Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) service provider. Previously named an Authorized Service Facility (ASF), Premiair now joins the Textron… Read the full press release

IATA and CFM International partnership to lead increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services on engines

Geneva, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) on engines manufactured by CFM, a 50/50 partnership between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines. “Airlines… Read the full press release

Horizon Air elects George Knobloch as VP of maintenance and engineering

PORTLAND, Ore., 2017-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air’s board of directors has elected George Knobloch as vice president of maintenance and engineering, effective immediately. In his new role, Knobloch will oversee maintenance and engineering operations at the airlines’ six maintenance facilities and a team of more than 400 employees. Knobloch will be based in Portland, Horizon… Read the full press release