Archive for September, 2013

Icelandair – new EAMTC member - Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Icelandair Technical Services is the MRO, technical services, design services and component services provider for Icelandair Group.

Drawing on over 75 years of experience of operating and maintaining aircraft, ITS provides complete technical support for customers around the world with a world class reputation for quality and safety.

ITS is strategically located at Keflavik Airport, mid-way between Europe and North America. It has world-wide line stations as well as component stocks in Europe, Asia and South America.

ITS is approved in accordance with EASA part 145 as well as having a Russian and Bermudan Maintenance Approval.

Other Approvals held include EASA Part M subpart G Organization, an EASA Part 21 subpart J design Organization and of course, an EASA Part 147 type training organization approval.

Type training courses are offered for B737, B757 and B767 aircraft for both theoretical courses and practical training.

Go to the Icelandair web site here

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Rubin Siddique – new COO at LTT - Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Screenshot from 2013-09-21 15:52:18Rubin Siddique, talking to the EAMTC said, “I am very quickly gaining a deep insight into Lufthansa Technical Training as an innovative training company.

The variety of topics, the expertise and the decades of experience in the MRO training business have greatly impressed me.

My new tasks were transferred to me in the presence of my predecessor, Holger Beck. In my position as Chief Commercial Officer at LTT, I have now been in charge of sales, product management and marketing, among other things, since June.

As the next stage in this new function I now look forward to meeting everyone – especially those in the EAMTC.”

Read the Lufthansa Technical Training_Newsletter 2_2013 here

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First two SJI 100s enter service with Interjet - Thursday, September 19th, 2013

First two Sukhoi Superjet 100s enter in service with Mexican airline Interjet

First airline to fly the new generation regional jet in the Americas

September 18, 2013 – Mexico City

The first two Sukhoi Superjet 100 operated by the Mexican airline Interjet successfully performed the first revenue flights on September 18, 2013.

The aircraft MSN 95023 (flight 3150) took off at approximately 7.37 (local time) from Mexico City airport (MEX) and landed at 8.54 a.m. at Torreon airport (TRC).

The second aircraft MSN 95024 (flight 3963) took off at about 7.50 a.m. (local time) fromĀ  Mexico City airport (MEX) and landed at 8.52 a.m. at Aguascalientes (AGU) airport.

On the first day of their operations, the first two Interjet SSJ100s will perform 8 commercial flights each from Mexico City airport to other Mexican destinations as Campeche, Minatitlan, Zacatecas and Mazatlan.

Read the Press Release here

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Interjet SSJ100 flying

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