FL Technics to launch a subsidiary in Thailand

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, continues to expand its presence in the emerging markets. The company is already set to open a subsidiary with its main office in the capital city of Thailand. Backed by the official approval from the Board of Investment of the Kingdom of Thailand, the Bangkok office shall act as the centre of operations for coordinating all company’s activities in Vietnam, the Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries in the region. 

“The decision to establish a regional centre in Thailand came naturally, since the country is the geographical epicentre of Southeast Asia as well as one of the two major aviation hubs in the region.

FL Technics introduces technical asset management for aircraft owners and investors

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is pleased to announce the recent launch of technical asset management services. The company shall provide comprehensive technical support and consulting for aircraft buyers, owners and investors with little or no knowledge in technical aspects of aircraft operation. 

With the introduction of technical asset management assistance, the list of FL Technics services for companies includes but is not limited to regular analysis of the technical condition of aircraft and its major components, systematic estimation of the aircraft state and its market value, regular annual aircraft inspection during the entire period of lease and document digitalization.

FL Technics completes equipment upgrade worth nearly EUR 6 million

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to share that it has successfully finished a two-year long business development project. Over the period of project implementation the company invested almost EUR 6 million into high tech maintenance equipment and creating more than 200 new jobs in the company’s MRO centre in Kaunas, Lithuania.  

Following the successful implementation of the project, the company has significantly optimized its processes, both time- and resource-wise. For instance, the recent procurement of a radio-controlled aircraft tug and a fork lift allowed FL Technics to speed up the relevant processes by at least an hour, as well as reduce the number of workforce engaged in the associated tasks by 6 times, leading to a more productive redistribution of human resources.

FL Technics receives EASA Part 145 certificate for Sukhoi Superjet 100-95

FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, is delighted to announce the extension of its EASA Part 145 certificate by adding Sukhoi Superjet 100-95 aircraft type to its capabilities. From the 31st of August, 2015 onwards, FL Technics engineers are ready to offer both scheduled and unscheduled checks, defect rectification, minor component replacement and other line maintenance works on SSJ100 airplanes.  Also, the newly received certificate means that FL Technics will now provide 24/7 AOG support for SSJ100 operators throughout its Line Maintenance network in Europe and Asia. “Mexico, Belgium, Italy, Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and others – this is the geography of SSJ100’s current and upcoming operations.

F-35 not prepared to run the show despite being officially ‘ready’

After being developed for more than 14 years, costing more than $400 billion to make and 7 years too late, the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet has finally been officially approved ‘ready for combat’ by the U.S. Marine Corps. This immense milestone in the development of the world’s most expensive weapons program has once again spurred the debate on the jet’s capabilities and its readiness to take the throne from the legendary F-16. Nevertheless, it seems like this debate could be far from over as there might be some challenges waiting ahead.

The F-35 has long been anticipated to become the most advanced new aircraft irreplaceable in conducting close air support, offensive and defensive counter air and armed reconnaissance missions.

FL Technics partners with B&H Worldwide to double the pace of its global parts deliveries

FL Technics, a global provider of tailor-made aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced the start of a new cooperation with B&H Worldwide, a market leader in the aviation parts logistics industry. Under the cooperation, FL Technics will expand its London-based aircraft spare parts stock and reduce the time of delivery by half. With the main warehouse in Lithuania, today FL Technics manages a wide range of aircraft spare part stock located in the UK, Malaysia, Poland, Russia and the USA. The cooperation agreement with B&H Worldwide will provide FL Technics with additional warehousing capacities as well as inventory inspection and customs clearance support.