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December 4, 2006, 1:42 PM

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) is claiming a larger share of Airbus A330/340 overhaul business following a deal with UK carrier bmi, which has become the Asian company’s fourth European customer.

December 4, 2006, 1:36 PM

The news that Snecma is working on the new 8,500- to 10,000-pound thrust SM-X engine to power new large business jets and regional airliners hasn’t shaken Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC). Nor has last month’s suspension by Bombardier of the 110- to 135-seat C-Series twinjet program.

December 4, 2006, 1:30 PM

Avio-Diepen (Stand A1236) has joined Boeing’s integrated materials management program under which the airframe manufacturer and certain partners hold an inventory of maintenance supplies, including spare parts, that are provided as needed by an airline.

December 4, 2006, 1:30 PM

Kellstrom Industries last week announced its acquisition of High Tech Avionics & Accessories. High Tech specializes in the repair and overhaul of avionics for new generation Boeing and Airbus aircraft.

December 4, 2006, 1:27 PM

The partnership established last year between Garuda Indonesia and Germany’s Lufthansa Systems reached its first milestone earlier this month with the implementation of 0e-ticketing for the Jakarta-based carrier.

December 4, 2006, 1:26 PM

CFM International is on track to offer major performance and emissions improvements to operators of the CFM56 following completion of an extensive flight test program of its Tech Insertion package.

December 4, 2006, 1:24 PM

Gilles Fournier is the new managing director of the Paris Air Show, GIFAS announced here this week. The French association of aerospace industries, which runs the show through its SIAE company, has now opened registration for the next show, due to held June 18 to 24 next year.

December 4, 2006, 1:22 PM

Malaysia has signed a contract for 10 Pilatus PC-7 MkII turbo trainer aircraft, ground-based training systems and a complete integrated logistic support package. The sale is valued in excess of $53 million with a delivery set for sometime in 2007.

December 4, 2006, 1:21 PM

German aerospace industry trade association BDLI is expecting more than 1,000 exhibitors for the Berlin airshow, which takes place at the city’s Schönefeld Airport from May 16 to 21.

December 4, 2006, 1:20 PM

Honeywell (Stand A712) is here at Asian Aerospace 2006 exhibiting its RDR-4000 weather radar, currently being certified on the A380. The first commercial application, though, will be the Boeing 777-300ER with a first delivery in November.