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Stobart Jet Centre opens at Southend Airport

Posted 19 January 2018

Stobart Aviation has officially launched a major new executive jet fixed based operator (FBO) at London Southend Airport.

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Rolls-Royce selects StandardAero for engine MRO Services

Posted 18 January 2018

StandardAero has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce to provide engine MRO services for the RB211-535E4 programme for the life of the engine type.

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European passenger traffic continued to grow in November

Posted 18 January 2018

ACI EUROPE's air traffic report for November 2017 reveals that passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by +7.9%, almost exactly at the same pace as in October (+7.8%).

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Newbow Aerospace secures Flybe order

Posted 18 January 2018

Designer, manufacturer and supplier of Ground Support Equipment to the aviation industry, Redditch based Newbow Aerospace, today announced a firm order from Flybe, for a significant number of its 2-bottle ‘easy-load’ Nitrogen service carts.

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Rolls-Royce enhancing CareNetwork capability

Posted 18 January 2018

Rolls-Royce is continuing to develop its CareNetwork capability to service existing fleets as well as ensuring it is ready to meet the future ramp-up in engine service requirements.

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Airbus signs with Emirates for up to 36 additional A380s

Posted 18 January 2018

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has this morning signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft, worth US$16 billion (£11.5bn).

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Rolls-Royce announces further simplification of its business

Posted 18 January 2018

Rolls-Royce has announced that it is embarking on a further simplification of its business, including the evaluation of strategic options for its Commercial Marine operation and a reduction from five operating businesses

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TrueNoord makes sales and marketing personnel changes

Posted 18 January 2018

TrueNoord has announced the appointment of Richard Jacobs to Head of Sales & Marketing and Carst Lindeboom as new Sales Director.

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R-TECH showcasing composites capabilities at JEC World

Posted 18 January 2018

South wales based R-TECH Materials, an award-winning UK testing laboratory, is showcasing its composite capabilities at this year’s JEC World in Paris (6–8 March 2018).

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FDM invests in HP MJF 3D printer

Posted 18 January 2018

UK additive manufacturing company, FDM Digital Solutions, has invested in a cutting-edge HP additive manufacturing machine which will revolutionise the way end use components are manufactured, saving time, money and resources.

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Air Partner completes sale of Beechcraft King Air 200

Posted 17 January 2018

Gatwick based Air Partner plc has announced the sale of 2009-vintage Beechcraft King Air 200 serial number BB-2014.

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Southend Airport reaches one million passengers

Posted 17 January 2018

One million passengers travelled through London Southend in 2017, a record for the airport following huge growth over the past 12 months.

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ADS calls for Brexit transition deal

Posted 17 January 2018

Industry needs urgent agreement on a transition deal to ensure a smooth UK exit from the European Union, ADS President Colin Smith said at the ADS Annual Dinner 2018 earlier this week.

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Frequentis UK appoints Andy Madge as MD

Posted 17 January 2018

Former Managing Director (MD) of Defence and Intelligence for Lockheed Martin, Andy Madge, has joined the Managing Board of Frequentis UK, taking over responsibility for the UK and Ireland subsidiary of Frequentis AG, in a phased handover from

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MTL Advanced increases laser cutting capacity

Posted 16 January 2018

Rotherham-based contract manufacturing specialist, MTL Advanced, has invested in a new automated large format fibre laser cutting machine which will be fully operational later this month.

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Air BP providing fuel at Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport

Posted 16 January 2018

Air BP has further extended its reach in the Nordics and is now present at Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport (KEF/BIKF), Iceland’s largest airport.

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Smiths Detection supplying 91 terminal scanners for Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport

Posted 16 January 2018

Smiths Detection will supply a full range of security scanners for the new passenger Terminal B and Cargo Complex LLC (Moscow Cargo) at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport.

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Rolls-Royce secures jet engine test facility in Texas

Posted 16 January 2018

Rolls-Royce is to operate a jet engine testbed at the Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Conair signs for six Q400s for conversion into multirole airtankers

Posted 16 January 2018

Bombardier Specialized Aircraft has announced that Conair Group Inc., a provider of fixed wing aerial firefighting aircraft, has purchased six Q400 aircraft.

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Gatwick has busiest ever December in record-breaking year

Posted 15 January 2018

London Gatwick ended 2017 with its busiest December on record, as 3.2 million passengers travelled through the airport during the festive month, an increase of 1.5% year-on-year. 45.6 million passengers used the airport in

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Loganair announces Donegal to Glasgow service

Posted 15 January 2018

Loganairhas announced it is to re-introduce services between Donegal and Glasgow, stepping in to secure the future of the route following the current operator’s decision to withdraw services.

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Jonathan Lee Recruitment launches new website as it celebrates 40th anniversary

Posted 15 January 2018

Engineering and manufacturing recruitment specialist, Jonathan Lee Recruitment, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and will be marking the occasion with a number of events throughout

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Graham Peters and Ben Olivier elected to UKspace leadership roles

Posted 15 January 2018

Graham Peters, Managing Director of Avanti Government Solutions and the current Chair of the European Affairs Working Group, has been elected Chair-elect of UKspace, the trade association of the UK space industry.

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TrueNoord wins Global Transport Finance Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year Award 2017

Posted 12 January 2018

TrueNoord has received the Regional Aircraft Lessor of the Year Award 2017 at this year’s Global Transport Finance Annual Awards.

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Pipistrel get UK design approval

Posted 12 January 2018

Slovenian manufacturer of fixed-wing microlights and light sport aeroplanes, Pipistrel Aircraft, has been given design and production approval by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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Cornwall home to UK's fastest growing airport

Posted 11 January 2018

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) achieved an exceptional 23% increase in passenger traffic by the end of 2017, making the Southwest gateway the UK’s fastest growing airport for a second consecutive year.

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A record year for a Scottish airport

Posted 11 January 2018

More than 13 million passengers used Edinburgh Airport in 2017, making it the busiest ever year for a Scottish airport.

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Manchester Airport sees 8.5% growth in 2017

Posted 11 January 2018

Manchester Airport grew 8.5% year-on-year to serve 27.8m passengers in 2017, more than have ever flown from Manchester before.

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Glasgow Airport has best-ever year

Posted 11 January 2018

Glasgow Airport recorded its busiest year ever in 2017 as more than 9.9 million passengers travelled through its doors, representing an annual increase of 5.8%.

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Record breaking 2017 for Stansted

Posted 11 January 2018

London Stansted Airport recorded its busiest ever year as it welcomed 25.9 million passengers in 2017, an increase of 1.57 million passengers and 6.5% over the previous 12 months.

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Heathrow saw record breaking 78m passengers in 2017

Posted 11 January 2018

A record breaking 78 million passengers travelled through Heathrow Airport in 2017, up 3.1% on last year, with passenger volumes driven by larger and fuller aircraft.

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Nacelle appoints Brendan Austin as Chief Engineer NSC Division

Posted 10 January 2018

The Nacelle Group has announced the appointment of Brendan Austin as Chief Engineer (Nacelles), New Markets & Projects in its Nacelle Systems Consultancy (NSC) Division.

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AEB and Dow Jones Risk & Compliance join forces

Posted 10 January 2018

Software company AEB has signed a partnership agreement with the Dow Jones global news and information organisation.

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Farnborough International appoints Gareth Rogers CEO

Posted 10 January 2018

Organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow and operator of the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Farnborough International, has appointed former Southampton FC CEO, Gareth Rogers, as its new

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Airbus China appoints new top management

Posted 10 January 2018

Eric Chen, previously President of Airbus Commercial Aircraft China, succeeds Laurence Barron as Chairman of Airbus China, while simultaneously, George Xu has been appointed CEO of Airbus China.

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World aerospace set for steep take-off

Posted 9 January 2018

Oxford Economics has today released a forecast for the aerospace sector, which sees global production set to take off steeply after two years of turbulence.

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Edinburgh Airport and SCAA partnership lifts off

Posted 8 January 2018

Charity work at Edinburgh Airport is set for an early lift off in 2018 as Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) is announced as this year’s corporate charity.

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Astrosat and DroneSAR partner to enhance SAR

Posted 8 January 2018

Astrosat has formed a partnership with Irish start-up DroneSAR- Search & Rescue, to incorporate drone software with Astrosat’s Recovery and Protection in Disaster (RAPID) system.

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Colin Smith appointed President of ADS

Posted 5 January 2018

Colin Smith, Chairman of the Aerospace Growth Partnership and former Director of Engineering and Technology at Rolls Royce, has been appointed as the new President of ADS.

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New year sees new routes at Edinburgh Airport

Posted 5 January 2018

Two new routes have been added to the summer offering at Edinburgh Airport after easyJet announced they will operate flights to Seville and Jersey from March.

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TAG Farnborough Airport launches Flying Scholarship 2018

Posted 4 January 2018

TAG Farnborough Airport has today launched the TAG Flying Scholarship 2018.

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Aeroco Group expansion underpinned by new facility

Posted 4 January 2018

Aircraft component maintenance specialist, Aeroco Group International, have announced a significant expansion to their operation with a brand new 20,000 sq.ft state of the art facility.

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Latvia orders additional AW119Kx helicopters for border guards

Posted 3 January 2018

Leonardo is pleased to announce that the State Border Guard of Latvia has signed a contract for two AW119Kx single engine helicopters plus option for an additional unit, customised configuration and aircrew/maintenance

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Heathrow pushes airlines to use cleaner, quieter aircraft

Posted 3 January 2018

From 1st January, environmental charges at Heathrow were increased by 7% as the airport seeks to minimise its impact on local communities.

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CAA launches new airspace change portal

Posted 2 January 2018

The CAA has today launched its new airspace change portal which helps ensure that the revised process, announced in December 2017, is fair, transparent, comprehensible and proportionate.

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EgyptAir firms order for 12 Bombardier C Series aircraft

Posted 2 January 2018

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and EgyptAir Holding Company have executed a firm agreement for the sale and purchase of 12 CS300 aircraft along with purchase rights for an additional 12 CS300 aircraft.

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CALC orders 50 A320neo

Posted 2 January 2018

CALC (China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited) has signed a firm order for 50 A320neo Family aircraft.

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Bombardier receives order for up to 12 CRJ900s

Posted 2 January 2018

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that a customer who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed an order to acquire six CRJ900 aircraft on firm order and options on six additional CRJ900 regional jets.

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Wingbox Aviation chooses OASES from Commsoft

Posted 2 January 2018

Manila-based technical services organisation, Wingbox Aviation, has chosen Commsoft’s industry-leading MRO IT system, OASES, to support its diversifying fleet technical management operations.

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Loganair boost Aberdeen service from Durham Tees Valley Airport

Posted 2 January 2018

The air route between Durham Tees Valley and Aberdeen is being boosted after new operator Loganair announced plans to enhance the schedule following extremely positive passenger numbers in the first three months of

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Aircraft production soars towards annual record

Posted 1 January 2018

November reached new heights for aircraft deliveries, as both the highest month of this year so far and the best November on record.

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Airbus finalises Indigo Partners' order for 430 A320neo

Posted 1 January 2018

Airbus announced today that it had finalised agreements with Indigo Partners and its four portfolio airlines for the purchase of 430 additional A320neo Family aircraft for Frontier Airlines (United States), JetSMART (Chile),

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Manchester Airport ends 2017 with four major UK airport awards

Posted 30 December 2017

As well as record passenger numbers, 2017 saw Manchester Airport bag all four of the key travel trade best UK airport awards, including Travel Weekly, Travel Bulletin, Travel Trade Gazette and Selling Travel.

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Emirates to launch London Stansted service from June 2018

Posted 20 December 2017

Emirates today announced that it is to launch a new daily route from London Stansted to Dubai on 8 June 2018.

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BA transforms international boarding experience

Posted 19 December 2017

British Airways has become the first airline to trial self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the USA, working in partnership with Los Angeles Airport.

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First inflight mobile call reaches 10th anniversary

Posted 18 December 2017

On 17 December 2007, working in partnership with Inmarsat, SITAONAIR's first Mobile ONAIR inflight call was made onboard an Airbus A318, delivered over Inmarsat's global voice and data service SwiftBroadband.

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Theorem release latest 3D PDF publisher with HTML5 output

Posted 18 December 2017

Tamworth based Theorem has released the latest version of its 3D PDF document publisher, which is part of the Publish 3D suite of products.

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NATS launching pre-notification tool for GA pilots

Posted 18 December 2017

On 1 January 2018 NATS will be launching an online pre-notification tool for all general aviation (GA) flights wishing to transit Class D controlled airspace within the London area.

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ADS highlights industry need for transition agreement in early 2018

Posted 15 December 2017

ADS said today that although confirmation that talks can start on transition and our future relationship with the EU is welcome progress, industry now needs to see urgent agreement reached on transition

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All change at the top of Airbus

Posted 15 December 2017

The Airbus Board of Directors has today announced executive changes as Tom Enders (59) advised them he won't seek another term as CEO beyond his current mandate (which runs until the 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting April 2019) and COO and President

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Azores Airlines takes delivery of its first A321neo

Posted 15 December 2017

Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft, to become first Portuguese A320neo Family operator.

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Exeter Airport tops HappyOrNot's Airport Report, Newcastle fifth, Southend sixth and Cardiff seventh

Posted 14 December 2017

HappyOrNot's inaugural Airport Report has ranked Exeter Airport as the world's happiest airport, Newcastle came fifth, London Southend Airport sixth and Cardiff Airport

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Zodiac Seats UK partners wth Tata Technologies

Posted 14 December 2017

Tata Technologies today announced that it had entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Zodiac Seats UK to support the company's engineering requirements.

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Qazaq Air signs for two Q400s

Posted 14 December 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that Qazaq Air JSC of Kazakhstan has signed a firm purchase agreement for two new Q400 turboprops.

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Colas UK to help build Ugandan airport with UKEF support

Posted 14 December 2017

Transport infrastructure firm Colas UK has secured a contract to support construction of the new Ugandan Hoima International Airport in Kabaale, following the largest ever UK Export Finance (UKEF) loan to an African

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CAA launching new airspace change process

Posted 14 December 2017

In 2015 the CAA started reviewing its airspace change process and after nearly three years of detailed work and two public consultations, it is now launching its new process which will take effect from 2nd January 2018.

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Tsunami Tsolutions joins IFS Partner Network for A&D sector

Posted 13 December 2017

IFS today announced that Tsunami Tsolutions LLC, a leading Aerospace & Defence (A&D)solutions provider based in North America, has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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AEB releases study on agile trade and logistics methods

Posted 13 December 2017

According to a new study released by AEB and DHBW University, agile project management is on the rise in global trade and logistics, with 84% of companies believing an agile approach lends a clear competitive advantage and

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Singapore Airlines takes delivery of new A380

Posted 13 December 2017

Singapore Airlines has today taken delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier's fleet over the coming year, at a special ceremony hosted by Airbus in Toulouse.

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First flight trial of MAGMA UAV completed

Posted 13 December 2017

The University of Manchester and BAE Systems, have successfully completed the first phase of flight trials with MAGMA – a small scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which will use a unique blown-air system to manoeuvre the aircraft - paving the way

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Catalyst report record year for aerospace and defence M&A

Posted 13 December 2017

According to data from Catalyst Corporate Finance (Catalyst), M&A activity in the global Aerospace & Defence (A&D) sector gained momentum in the second half of 2017.

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EDM wins Company of the Year Award 2017

Posted 13 December 2017

Provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, EDM, has won the Insider North West International Company of the Year Award 2017 (£10m - £25m turnover category).

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Glasgow records best-ever November

Posted 13 December 2017

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest-ever November after more than 682,800 passengers travelled through the airport's doors last month, representing a 2.5% increase on the same period last year.

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Osprey acquires gCAP

Posted 13 December 2017

Osprey CSL has acquired gCAP, a provider of Instrument Flight Procedure Design services to UK and international aviation clients.

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Airbus selects WEC as preferred supplier

Posted 13 December 2017

Following a competitive supplier selection process, Airbus has again selected WEC (Woodford Engineering Consultancy), acting through its tier-1 supplier Ferchau Engineering GmbH, as a preferred supplier.

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Albacom secures contracts in India

Posted 13 December 2017

Dundee-based Albacom, which specialises in providing electrical components for the defence and aviation industry, has secured two six-figure contracts with Indian defence companies.

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British prison pioneers war against drones

Posted 12 December 2017

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls.

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EasyJet launches four new services from Southend Airport

Posted 12 December 2017

EasyJet has today announced it will operate four new routes to Bordeaux, Prague, Dubrovnik and Pula (Croatia), from London Southend Airport in 2018.

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Rolls-Royce launches R2 Data Labs

Posted 12 December 2017

Rolls-Royce has launched R2 Data Labs, to act as an acceleration hub for data innovation.

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Gatwick has busiest ever November

Posted 11 December 2017

London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever November as 2.9 million passengers travelled through the airport last month, bringing Gatwick to 45.5 million annual passengers.

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Inmarsat voted World's Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider

Posted 11 December 2017

Inmarsat was last night crowned the 'World's Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider', marking the end of another breakthrough year with its next generation GX Aviation and European Aviation Network (EAN) wifi

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Loganair partnership with easyJet launches

Posted 8 December 2017

Scotland's Airline, Loganair has officially commenced its partnership with international carrier easyJet, as part of its new Worldwide service - which went live today.

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ADS welcomes progress to second phase of Brexit negotiations

Posted 8 December 2017

This morning's announcement that sufficient progress has been made for the next phase of Brexit negotiations to start will be welcomed by industry.

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CAE appoints Andrew Naismith as MD of CAE UK

Posted 8 December 2017

CAE today announced it has appointed Andrew Naismith as Managing Director of CAE UK plc.

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Gatwick gets app, app and away

Posted 8 December 2017

Gatwick's has launched its new free app, which offers passengers personalised flight alerts, real-time queue updates for check-in and security, intuitive navigation using beacon technology.

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Heathrow's 50th electric car part of 'Go Electric' pledge

Posted 8 December 2017

Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to 'Go Electric' with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to the airport's fleet, as a key step in Heathrow's promise to make all of its cars and small vans electric or plug-in

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Rolls-Royce obtains final approval for acquisition of ITP

Posted 8 December 2017

Rolls-Royce has obtained the approval of all the relevant authorities for the acquisition of the outstanding 53.1% shareholding in Industria de Turbo Propulsores SA (ITP) owned by SENER Grupo de Ingeniería SA (SENER).

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Qatar Airways upsizes order for 50 A321neo ACF

Posted 7 December 2017

Qatar Airways has re-affirmed its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order for 50 A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration).

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NATS wins Best Environment Initiative at AOA Awards

Posted 7 December 2017

UKs provider of air traffic control services, NATS, is celebrating after being named a winner at the Airport Operators Association (AOA) Awards.

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IATA sees October passenger demand rise

Posted 6 December 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres, or RPKs) rose 7.2% compared to the same month last year.

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Paragon adds SLA resin to its material range

Posted 6 December 2017

Darlington-based 3D printing service provider, Paragon Rapid Technologies, is adding a high performance SLA resin to its material range.

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CALC takes delivery of its first A320neo

Posted 6 December 2017

Hong-Kong based lessor China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft and simultaneously handed it over to lessee Frontier Airlines.

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IATA reports 5.9% air freight rise in October

Posted 6 December 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), rose 5.9% in October 2017 compared to last year.

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Gatwick and Bechtel partner on airport's infrastructure

Posted 6 December 2017

Gatwick has today announced the appointment of Bechtel to deliver the airport's largest single investment as part of its continued commitment to transform and grow sustainably.

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EasyJet's Amy Johnson Flying Initiative ups new entrant female co-pilots by 48%

Posted 6 December 2017

EasyJet is successfully encouraging more women to start a career as a pilot, having offered employment to 49 new entrant female co-pilots this year.

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IATA sees strong airline profitability in 2018

Posted 5 December 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has forecast that the global air transport industry's net profit will rise to $38.4 billion in 2018, an improvement from the $34.5 billion expected net profit in 2017 (revised from a $31.4

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Rolls-Royce signs Trent 7000 contract with Aircalin

Posted 5 December 2017

Rolls-Royce and New Caledonian airline Aircalin have formally signed contracts for Trent 7000 engines to power two Airbus A330neo aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce's flagship engine service, TotalCare.

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Marsh appoints Mark Costin Head of UK Aviation Practice

Posted 5 December 2017

Insurance broker March today announced the appointment of Mark Costin as the Head of its UK Aviation Practice, effective immediately.

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Smiths Detection wins Narita International Airport order for 20 CTX 9800s

Posted 4 December 2017

Smiths Detection has announced that Narita International Airport Corporation in Japan has ordered 20 high-speed CTX 9800 DSi explosives detection systems (EDS) for hold-baggage screening.

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Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m in central security capacity

Posted 4 December 2017

Work on a £1.4million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport's Central Search facility in the main terminal by 20% is now underway.

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