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China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 23 August

AerCap Delivers Loong Air’s First Airbus A321neo

AerCap tweeted it has delivered the first of eight new Airbus A321neo aircraft to China’s Loong Air between now and the end of 2022.

CAAC Validates JetWave Connectivity System for Airbus A320s in China

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved a validation of Honeywell’s MCS-8420 JetWave satellite connectivity system for Airbus A320 aircraft. The validation was one of the first issued by CAAC on a European European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for commercial aviation connectivity. CAAC’s validation of the STC comes nearly two years after Honeywell’s Boeing 757 demonstrator aircraft equipped with the MCS-8420 completed ground and flight tests in China.

China Airlines joins IATA Travel Pass

China Airlines will begin trialing the IATA Travel Pass (ITP) platform launched by the International Air Transport Association to provide digital health verification. ITP will initially be trialed on flights returning to Taiwan from 8 destinations (Los Angeles, Ontario, San Francisco, New York, Vancouver (Canada), Frankfurt (Germany), London (UK) and Singapore effective from 30th August.

Direct Maintenance providing line maintenance services for China Southern Airlines in Africa

Direct Maintenance announced the recent expansion of their partnership agreement with China Southern Airlines, one of Asia’s leading airlines and taking over full technical handling of the operator’s fleet line maintenance services in Nairobi, Kenya.

HAECO Group Appoints Vice President And Directors Of Group Commercial For Europe, Middle East & Africa

HAECO Group announced that Klaus-Peter Leinauer has joined the Group as Vice President of Group Commercial for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Based in Germany and reporting to the group’s Hong Kong-based Chief Commercial Officer, he will oversee the Group’s efforts in strengthening commercial focus in the EMEA regions.

HAECO Engine Services (Xiamen) Celebrates 700th Engine Output And Looks To The Future With Engine Test Cell Upgrade

HAECO Engine Services (Xiamen), a member of the HAECO Group announced the recent delivery of its 700th GE90 engine output. The company also announced the completion of its engine test cell upgrade, marking a significant milestone in the long-term development of HAECO’s engine services.

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