Currently, the Middle Eastern commercial aviation MRO market is growing at a faster rate than the global average. According to ICF International, it is expected to account for up to 8% of the global civil aviation MRO market in 2015. However, as more and more local carriers find having suppliers from North America or Europe no longer acceptable, it is still unclear whether the domestic ones will be able to fully replace them.
FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, continues to successfully expand the range of its capabilities and has recently launched Engine, APU and Landing Gear MRO consulting services. In addition to maintenance, leasing and exchange management, the company will offer its expert advice on various powerplant technical issues and re-delivery process.
FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is further expanding the range of its services and customers by becoming an approved spare parts and MRO provider for the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. FL Technics will support Sri Lanka Air Forces with Antonov An-32 and Lockheed C-130 Hercules MRO solutions.
FL Technics Training, a global provider of aviation technical training services, is delighted to announce further expansion of its EASA Part 147 certificate by supplementing it with a new Embraer ERJ-190 type training.
During the last few years, the aviation industry in Latin America has been subject to impressive growth rates. Currently operating a total of nearly 1 600 aircraft, Latin American airline fleets have expanded substantially during the last years, and are expected to grow by another thousand aircraft in another decade, TeamSAI projects. However, while new aircraft and constantly rising demand spell good news for operators, this appears to not be the case for maintenance providers.