APAS Granted CAAP Part 145 Maintenance Organisation Approval

Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (APAS) is pleased to announce our recent approval as a CAAP Part 145 Maintenance Organisation. This milestone underlines our commitment to delivering exceptional aviation services in the Asia-Pacific region. Expanded Service Portfolio This certification empowers APAS to offer a wider range of maintenance services for the following aircraft and engine types: […] Read More

A320neo Storage & Maintenance

Supporting Airlines Through PW1100 Challenges The aviation sector has recently grappled with significant issues concerning the PW1100 GTF engine, primarily affecting the A320neo aircraft. Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (APAS), a key player in aircraft storage and maintenance based in Alice Springs, is playing a crucial role in assisting airlines throughout the Asia-Pacific region to navigate […] Read More

Boeing 737 MAX: How APAS Stores the Aircraft

A desert facility at Alice Springs gets a boost from storing the grounded planes. Aerospace group Boeing is temporarily halting production of the planes in January following the jets’ grounding around the world in March after two fatal crashes. Financial Times, 2 Jan 2020

Recovery of MAB A330

APAS assisted Malaysia Airlines with the recovery of an A330-300 (PW4000) requiring PW4000 engine change.

Standard Chartered Bank B777

APAS has accepted a B777-200ER (Trent 800) for storage on behalf of Standard Chartered Bank.

Airbus A330-300 Arrival – Short Term Storage

Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (APAS), a prominent entity in the aircraft storage and maintenance domain, recently achieved a notable milestone in its operations. The company proudly announced the reception of its first European registered aircraft, an Airbus A330-300, designated for short-term storage. This event marks a significant expansion in APAS’s service portfolio, specifically highlighting its […] Read More

Boeing 777-200ER Arrival

APAS took delivery of the first B777 aircraft in September 2015.

Making business take off in Alice Springs

By Hugh Arnold (Australian Financial Review) The dry heart of Australia is an unforgiving climate. In Alice Springs, however, the almost moistureless atmosphere average humidity 25 per cent, surprisingly low dust, low cyclone, low rainfall was a key factor for Tom Vincent six years ago when he found just the right property for his 100 […] Read More

Outback plane graveyard at Alice Springs welcomes first arrivals

It is Australia’s dead centre ??? where our old planes can now go to die. After a slow start, passenger jets including a Qantas 767 and four Airbus single-aisle planes from Tigerair Singapore have begun to line up at the first large aircraft graveyard outside the US. The initial stage of the world’s newest “boneyard” […] Read More

An Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia commuter airliner at the aircraft graveyard at Alice Springs Airport.

First plane for three-year-old aircraft graveyard touches down in Alice Springs

The first aircraft to take up residence at the only aircraft graveyard in the Southern Hemisphere has flown into Alice Springs. It has taken three years for Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (APAS) to attract its first customer. Tom Vincent from the dedicated aircraft storage facility said the privately owned plane was operating with an airline […] Read More