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AAV News in Brief 5 July 2021 – Asian Aviation

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AAR signs agreement with Druck: AAR has signed an agreement with Druck, a Baker Hughes business, to offer global aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support for a range of engine pressure sensors. This service will be performed through AAR´s customer support team and worldwide warehouses network. Complementing existing solutions provided to AAR’s client base, this multi-year agreement will prevent parts supply delays and provide customers with immediate access to pressure measurement technology. Druck sensors will be used to support applications such as: hydraulics; environmental control systems; fuel monitoring; auxiliary power unit operations; engine measurement; air data measurement; and cabin pressure. “We are excited to add Druck´s pressure sensors to our portfolio to enhance our existing AOG solutions for customers,” said Darren Spiegel, AAR vice president and general manager OEM Solutions. “The AAR AOG team already supports a global customer base with parts supply and the addition of Druck’s industry leading pressure sensors will complement our existing sensor and LEAP product offering.”

AirAsia’s BigPay applies for banking licence: AirAsia unit BigPay has officially submitted its application for a digital banking licence to Bank Negara Malaysia. With its experience of launching various regulated financial products, the homegrown fintech wants to further its reach. BigPay has put together a strong consortium of strategic partners to support its application including Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Berhad (MIDF), Ikhlas Capital and a foreign conglomerate with fintech expertise. Each of the consortium partners is contributing something unique for the success of BigPay Bank. In addition to the consortium partners, BigPay is part of the AirAsia Group and has access to a broad ecosystem that includes e-commerce merchants and consumers, insurance and telecoms. Over the past four years, BigPay has…

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