MRO Russia & CIS Newsletter #5
Issue 5, July-August 2021
The exhibition and conference MRO Russia & CIS 2021 will take place on September 15-16, less than a month is left before the event, participants are actively registering and booking exhibition space.

Aircraft maintenance is one of the most tangible segments of the air transport industry, where, along with discussing ideas and approaches, it is very important to see and touch everything with your own hands. That is why, in addition to the conference, an exhibition plays an important role in the traditional meeting of maintenance professionals, during which participants can clearly demonstrate their capabilities at their own stands.

How to attend MRO Russia & CIS 2021
Opportunities for professionals

The 16th international exhibition and conference MRO Russia & CIS 2021 is the largest event in the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, which is receiving well-deserved attention from airlines and maintenance service providers from around the world interested in working in this actively developing region.

On September 15 and 16, technical directors and specialists from more than 50 airlines and the CIS countries, representatives of leading maintenance service providers, aircraft manufacturers, will meet again at the exhibition grounds and conference halls, in the comfortable coffee break zones and meeting rooms of the World Trade Center in Moscow. suppliers of components and spare parts.

Nothing can replace personal meetings and discussions, especially in the field of maintenance, where you need to touch things with your hands. Even now, when the restrictions of COVID-19 pandemic strongly influence on the participation of a number of companies, we see their significant interest, which is due to the possibilities of the exhibition and conference. In addition, the precautions provided for the organization of MRO Russia & CIS 2021, as well as the general dynamics of the epidemic situation and statistics of events in Moscow, give confidence in the complete safety of the participants of MRO Russia & CIS 2021.

As of mid-August, it is now possible to issue invitations for a business visa for citizens or residents of the following countries: Great Britain, Tanzania, Turkey, Switzerland, Egypt, Maldives, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Serbia, Japan, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Finland, Greece, Singapore, Germany, Venezuela, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka, Iceland, Portugal, Malta, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Hungary, Austria, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Morocco, Croatia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Jordan, Ireland, Italy, Cyprus, China, Liechtenstein, North Macedonia, USA, Albania, France, Czech Republic.
In the program for participants:

— 2 days of a busy business agenda and networking
— Exhibition
— Industry conference: analytics, expert opinion, international experience
— Practical seminars: exchange of best practices
Russian airlines’ traffic reaches 88 per cent of pre-crisis levels in July

For the first time since the onset of the crisis, Russia’s largest airlines of the TOP-5 elite have all passed the psychologically sensitive milestone of 1 million monthly passengers.

These airlines are accountable for nearly 65 per cent of the total traffic.
Европейский авиатрафик превысил 62%
от уровня 2019 года

Авиасообщение в Европе продолжает восстанавливаться. За первую неделю июля в европейском воздушном пространстве выполнено более 155 тыс. рейсов, что соответствует 62,7% от уровня того же периода доковидного 2019 г., сообщил провайдер услуг аэронавигации и организации воздушного движения Eurocontrol.
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Aeroflot completes its first C‑check program on Boeing 777 aircraft in Russia

A-Technics, Aeroflot group’s in-house aircraft MRO provider has successfully completed first C-check program covering four Aeroflot Airline’s Boeing 777-300ER widebodies scheduled for 2021.
Lufthansa Technik signs component support for Smartavia’s latest aircraft

The Russian airline Smartavia is continuing its decade-long partnership with Lufthansa Technik through a multi-year agreement covering extensive component services (Total Component Support — TCS).

This new contract governs supply for the privately-owned regional airline’s latest fleet of Airbus A320neo aircraft over a period of six years. Service has started in May 2021, the contract initially includes up to ten aircraft that Smartavia plans to operate by the end of next year.
Airbus wins first Flight Hour Services contract in the CIS

Air Manas (IATA code: ZM), a low-cost operator based in Kyrgyzstan, has selected Airbus’ Flight Hour Services (FHS) for component maintenance services in support of their new A220 leased fleet.

As first A220 operator in the CIS Air Manas will also become the first Airbus customer for components Flight Hour Services in the region.
Ural Airlines opens another line maintenance station

As part of the program to minimize the use of third-party contractors’ services during maintenance and repair of its fleet, Ural Airlines, Russia’s fifth largest carrier, has opened another line maintenance station.
The new facility, as well as its own warehouse, has been set up at Pulkovo Airport (LED, St. Petersburg), where the planned volume of work by the end of the year will amount to almost 9,000 man-hours.
New realities of the MRO market — at the exhibition and conference MRO Russia & CIS 2021

Recently, A-Technics, one of the leading Russian providers of maintenance services and a traditional participant of MRO Russia & CIS, became the first organization in Russia and the CIS to successfully pass the certification of a new hangar in accordance with EASA Part-145 requirements using video streaming, without the direct presence of inspectors. Due to the restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the EASA audit was conducted using online video streaming technology for the first time.

The international exhibition and conference MRO Russia & CIS is dedicated to the present and future of aircraft maintenance in Russia and Central Eurasia. The pandemic has not only caused unprecedented damage to the entire air transport industry, but has also become a catalyst for profound changes that are taking place at all levels.

What are the transformations taking place in the aircraft MRO industry? How to adapt and succeed in a new reality? These and other topical issues will be discussed during the conference. The most important part of the event is the exhibition. Maintenance is a specific area and many things are better to see and even touch. The largest specialized exhibition in Eastern Europe and Central Asia serves these purposes.
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Don’t miss the largest event in Russia and the CIS countries, entirely devoted to covering the burning issues in the development of aircraft maintenance. 16th international MRO Russia & CIS exhibition will take place on 15th and 16th of September 2021 in Moscow.

Make new connections and engage with industry decision-makers. Join more than 600 participants, including technical directors of Russian and CIS airlines, MRO suppliers, component suppliers and others in the industry.
Registration is now open for the 19th International Aviation Forum "Wings of the Future" - the largest conference in Eastern Europe and Central Asia dedicated to burning issues of air transport development. Industry professionals will gather on October 27 in Moscow.
S7 Technics, Russia’s leading MRO service provider, has been the core partner of MRO Russia & CIS 2021, the largest event across Eastern Europe and Central Asia dedicated entirely to aircraft maintenance, for more than a decade.