Aeroplex news

Aeroplex and Romaero Signed Cooperation Agreement

A cooperation agreement between AEROPLEX of Central Europe Ltd. and the Romanian ROMAERO S.A. was signed. The new contract enables the Hungarian company to expand its activities and carry out aircraft maintenance for its own customers at Băneasa Airport in Bucharest, involving the facilities, infrastructure, tools and specialists of the…

  • Aeroplex renovated the An-2 on the exhibit at the Museum of Transport

    Until the end of October, visitors can explore the exhibition titled “How Do We Get There? Energy Mix in Transportation” at the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology, and Transport, featuring an Antonov An-2 that previously stood atop the museum’s former building. Despite spending nearly 13 years exposed to the elements,…

  • Aeroplex inaugurated a renewed machine shop

    February 14, 2024 – Aeroplex’s Machine Shop has undergone a complete renovation worth close to 1.3m EUR. Aeroplex has further strengthened its industrial base, providing it with unique capabilities in the European MRO market. With brand new milling and lathe machines, modern work tools, a heavy-duty crane and a complete…

  • Aeroplex Establishes Central European Component Repair Center

    Aeroplex of Central Europe, the largest aircraft maintenance company in the region, is constructing a new 7,000 square-meter Component Repair Plant. With the nearly five million euro project, Aeroplex will become a dominant player in the regional MRO component repair segment. The plant will be handed over in the spring…

  • Airbus A300 arrives for maintenance at Aeroplex for the first time

    In recent years, Aeroplex has continuously expanded its offerings, most recently with Airbus A320neo and A330 types, and now, they have embarked on the maintenance of a rare aircraft, the Airbus A300. Aircraft maintenance companies carefully plan their portfolios, determining which aircraft they will accept for maintenance. Preparation for a…

  • Adult aviation training is starting in cooperation between Aeroplex and BKIK

    The students participating in the Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BKIK) and the largest independent aircraft maintenance company in the region, Aeroplex, will be able to carry out work related to the maintenance of Airbus and Boeing aircraft from all over the world. The joint adult education starting in…

  • Aeroplex to provide Wizz Air's line maintenance services until 2026

    Aeroplex Ltd. is pleased to announce that it will remain the exclusive line maintenance service provider for Wizz Air in Budapest and Debrecen for another two years. The Hungarian aircraft maintenance company will also provide parts logistics support for the airline’s entire fleet until 2026. Aeroplex will continue to be…

  • Aeroplex performs special structural repair task

    Aeroplex specialists recently carried out a special structural repair task on an Airbus A320 aircraft. Approximately 8 meters of fuselage skin panel under the cockpit and around the nose gear bay needed to be replaced. This structural element, weighing around 200 kilograms, requires a time-consuming replacement process that matches the…

  • Promising developments in Hungarian aircraft mechanic education

    After more than 20 years, high school students specializing in aircraft mechanics and avionics took their professional exams in real airport and hangar environments at the Aeroplex technical base. Starting in September, these young graduates will begin their first jobs at the Hungarian aircraft maintenance company, where they will be…

  • Aeroplex performs base maintenance on an a321neo aircraft for the first time

    Recently, an Airbus A320neo family aircraft arrived at Aeroplex for hangar maintenance for the first time. Read full article in Hungarian here.

  • Aeroplex Repaired Hydrofoils!

    Aeroplex, the Hungarian MRO has come to the aid of MAHART shipping company in a special collaboration in which the aircraft maintenance company has helped repair two hydrofoils using technology brought from the aircraft industry. Although Aeroplex technicians specialise in repairing Airbus and Boeing aircraft, they had no problem repairing…

  • Aeroplex competes at the forefront of the region

    In just six years, Aeroplex has quadrupled its revenue, taking a significant step forward with the expansion of its hangar capacity and the development of its other business areas. It now competes among Europe’s leading aircraft maintenance companies. We spoke with Demény Árpád, the CEO of this national strategic company,…

  • Aeroplex Expands with New Paint Shop

    9 February 2023 – Aeroplex of Central Europe Ltd. has delivered yet another major development: a new paint shop, doubling the existing workshop capacity. The new workshop features a state-of-the-art paint booth, paint mixing room and ergonomic downdraft sanding table to ensure even higher quality workmanship and faster turnaround for…

  • ATC 747 welcomed at Aeroplex base

    2023 started with a truly huge surprise for us: a Boeing 747 Jumbo of AEROTRANSCARGO Airline arrived as a guest at our base in the Liszt Ferenc Airport, for the first time in Aeroplex’s history! The few-day visit was unexpected, as the plane remains here in Budapest completing a scheduled…

  • Aeroplex levelled up: first Code E aircraft arrived in the new hangar

    29 August 2022 – The first wide-body aircraft – an Airbus A330 freighter – has arrived for C-Check in the new hangar of Aeroplex Ltd. at Ferenc Liszt International Airport, Budapest. The event is a milestone not only for the Hungarian MRO company, but also for the entire Hungarian aviation…

  • Embraer and Aeroplex Sign an MoU to Support the Hungarian KC-390 Fleet

    Embraer and Aeroplex have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to cooperate on a project to qualify Aeroplex as an Embraer Authorized Service Center (EASC), in Hungary. The goal is to capacitate Aeroplex to provide line and intermediate maintenance to the Hungarian Defence Forces’ KC-390 Millennium fleet. Embraer…

  • AEROPLEX inaugurates new maintenance hangar

    With a building capable of accommodating four narrow-body or one wide-body aircraft simultaneously, the Hungarian aircraft maintenance company significantly expands its capacity and service portfolio. The state-owned company unveiled its latest hangar, covering nearly 8,200 square meters, which was built with a 10 billion HUF investment, including a 3 billion…

  • Modern Factories Night

    The 5th Modern Factories Night event was inaugurated at the hangar of Aeroplex Central European Aircraft Technical Center Kft. in Budapest on Friday, with 88 companies participating from 53 locations and 17 sectors. Over the past decade, strong domestic businesses have been established, providing employment and livelihoods for families. The…

  • Ministerial recognition for Árpád Demény, CEO of Aeroplex Ltd.

    The Ministry responsible for management of national assets has awarded the Merit Medal for State Asset Management to Árpád Demény, CEO of the Hungarian state-owned aircraft maintenance company, Aeroplex of Central-Europe Ltd. According to the justification, the successes achieved under Árpád Demény’s leadership far surpass the company’s previous achievements. Thanks…

  • Aeroplex realizes long-standing widebody MRO plan

    Hungarian MRO Aeroplex announced plans to build a new 26,246 ft.2 widebody maintenance facility in Budapest by early 2022. Arpad Demeny, CEO of Aeroplex, tells James Pozzi why it decided to venture into widebody maintenance and how the government-owned business sees the recovery of Central & Eastern Europe’s commercial aftermarket.…

  • Aeroplex Ltd. establishing a new wide-body aircraft maintenance hangar in Budapest

    The series of developments implemented at Ferenc Liszt International Airport has arrived at another milestone; the foundation stone of a new hangar for Aeroplex of Central Europe Aircraft Technology Center Ltd. was laid during a ceremony today. The new aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) base increases maintenance capacities at…

  • Aeroplex speeds up aircraft inspections with augmented reality solution.

    Aeroplex of Central Europe has started testing the high-tech aircraft inspection system based on augmented reality developed by AerinX. During the test phase, Aeroplex engineers will use the innovative software solution for external surface inspections of aircraft in real industrial conditions. Link to full article in Hungarian

  • Aeroplex is on growing track, the Managing Director was awarded as the Manager of The Year

    The Hungarian National Asset Management Inc. (MNV) awarded Árpád Szilárd Demény, Managing Director of Aeroplex Central Europe Ltd, the Manager of The Year 2018 Award, in recognition of the outstanding and successful work done as the head of the company. (from left to right) Andrea Bártfai-Mager, the Minister responsible for the…