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GKN Aerospace aviation forum celebrates opening of UK GTC

Posted 18 October 2021

GKN Aerospace today held an aviation industry forum to celebrate the opening of its new Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Bristol, UK.

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FAC welcomes non-members to annual conference

Posted 18 October 2021

Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) is to hold its 22nd annual conference as the industry continues to recover from the pandemic and is welcoming non-members to attend the event being held at the Berystede Hotel in Ascot on the 25th of

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NATS lands Heathrow contract extension

Posted 18 October 2021

Heathrow Airport has extended its strategic partnership with air traffic services company, NATS, which will see the current contract run through to April 2030.

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EasyJet launches competition for kids to design zero-emission passenger plane

Posted 18 October 2021

EasyJet - which became the world’s first major airline to offset the carbon emissions from the fuel used for all its flights in 2019 - is now launching a competition to challenge the brightest young minds to

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Wizz Air and Doncaster Sheffield Airport sign future growth deal

Posted 18 October 2021

As the UK aviation sector recovers from the devastating impact of the pandemic, Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) and Wizz Air, have strengthened plans for future growth with the signing of a new deal.

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ABGI UK expands into Northern Ireland

Posted 15 October 2021

ABGI UK has declared its ambition to establish itself as a significant player in innovation funding for the aerospace sector in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of IFTC, a local R&D Tax Credit and Patent Box specialist based in Newtownards.

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Airblue receives its first A321neo

Posted 14 October 2021

Airblue Limited, the private Islamabad-based airline, has taken delivery of its first A321neo aircraft. It marks an important step in Pakistan’s aviation journey, making Airblue the first operator of an Airbus neo aircraft in the country.

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GE to create diverse new generation of UK Engineers

Posted 14 October 2021

General Electric (GE) has announced a five-year, $3.5 million (£2.5m) investment in the UK as part of its global Next Engineers programme, to increase the diversity of young people entering engineering.

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Rolls-Royce to provide TotalCare service for Air Belgium A330neo engines

Posted 14 October 2021

Rolls-Royce and Air Belgium have signed a TotalCare® service agreement for Trent 7000 engines that power the airline’s two new Airbus A330neo aircraft.

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Inmarsat cements Business Aviation inflight connectivity with 1,000th activation of Jet ConneX

Posted 14 October 2021

Inmarsat celebrated the 1,000th installation and activation of its market-leading Jet ConneX inflight connectivity solution, cementing the company’s leadership in the business

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TBAT Innovation Ltd launch their new website and branding

Posted 11 October 2021

TBAT Innovation Ltd have announced the launch of their new website and new branding, with some amazing new features to help you fund your innovation.

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Astute launch SALUS

Posted 7 October 2021

Astute Electronics has diversified into providing technology solutions with the launch of SALUS, its new asset tracking platform.

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CAAi wins AvSec ‘Training Organisation of the Year’ award

Posted 6 October 2021

CAA International (CAAi) has won the ‘Training Organisation of the Year Award’ at the Emirates AVSEC Global 2021 Symposium and Awards in Dubai.

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BA to welcome back its A380

Posted 6 October 2021

British Airways’ A380 aircraft will re-join the airline’s fleet earlier than expected as US borders re-open, initially operating to a number of short-haul destinations to allow for crew service familiarisation in November, shortly followed by flights to Miami

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Scotland’s First Minister welcomes Glasgow STEM Academy

Posted 6 October 2021

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, today announced Glasgow Science Centre will become home to the United Kingdom’s first Newton Flight Academy, a permanent classroom used to teach students aviation-related STEM

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L3Harris to support PLAY pilot training

Posted 6 October 2021

L3Harris Technologies has been selected by Iceland and Europe’s newest low-cost airline, PLAY, to provide its pilot training services, as the airline hopes to grow its operations.

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Horizon Technologies appoints new executives

Posted 6 October 2021

Horizon Technologies has announced the appointment of two new executives, Roberta Rudd, AMP, MBA, as its Head of Strategic Programmes, Horizon Space Technologies and James Masey as Director of Business Development, Horizon Aerospace

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Jet2.com orders 15 additional A321neos

Posted 6 October 2021

Jet2.com has placed a further order for 15 A321neos following its initial one for 36 placed in August 2021, taking the total order by the Leeds based airline to 51 A321neos.

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Menzies Aviation boosts gender diversity targets

Posted 6 October 2021

Menzies Aviation has reinforced its commitment to improving gender diversity by announcing new targets focused on increasing the representation of women in leadership roles and improving diversity across its business.

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Meggitt MRO partnership with LHT Shenzhen gains first CAAC certification

Posted 5 October 2021

Meggitt has announced that Lufthansa Technik (LHT) Shenzhen, the company’s MRO partner for China, has been certified by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the repair of Meggitt Fire

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GKN Aerospace to lead fan tech development for electric aircraft

Posted 5 October 2021

In a project which will span over one and half years, GKN Aerospace and KTH (the Swedish Royal Institute of Technology) will together develop fan technology for smaller regional aircraft.

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Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 to power new Gulfstream G800

Posted 5 October 2021

Rolls-Royce’s Pearl 700 engines have been selected by Gulfstream to power the company’s latest ultra-long-range business jet, the G800.

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Resonate Testing helps close skills gap in Northern Ireland

Posted 5 October 2021

Newry based testing company Resonate Testing, is taking steps to close the current skills gap facing many companies across Northern Ireland, through participation in the Higher Level Apprenticeship programme.

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Meggitt to support Leap 1C customers in China

Posted 5 October 2021

Meggitt plc has signed a three year warehousing and logistics agreement with China Southern Airlines Group Import & Export Trading Co., Ltd, to support Aircraft on Ground (AOG) activities on the Leap 1C in the China region.

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NPAS base reopens at Lippitts Hill

Posted 5 October 2021

At the request of the Metropolitan Police Service, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) has re-established a helicopter base at Lippitts Hill, Epping Forest, Essex, which will provide support for the policing of London.

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Gatwick inspires future female engineers with transatlantic lab

Posted 5 October 2021

Skilled workers from Gatwick Airport Ltd helped inspire future female engineers across Sussex and New York as they hosted a virtual transatlantic ‘lab’ in collaboration with Engineering Tomorrow, an organisation

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Filtronic presented 2021 Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

Posted 4 October 2021

Filtronic plc today hosted a ceremony at which Mrs Sue Snowdon, Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of County Durham, formally presented Filtronic with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International

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Drone delivers first FedEx Express package in Ireland

Posted 4 October 2021

Last week, FedEx Express, in collaboration with Future Mobility Campus Ireland (FMCI) Air, announced the completion of its first scheduled drone last-mile delivery flight in Ireland.

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IATA reveals passenger and cargo demand trends for August

Posted 4 October 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has revealed that recovery in air travel decelerated in August compared to July, as government actions in response to COVID-19 Delta variant concerns cut deeply into

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Emirates and Qantas extend partnership to help boost recovery of international travel

Posted 4 October 2021

Qantas and Emirates have announced they will extend their cornerstone partnership for another five years, meaning customers and frequent flyers of both airlines will have access to an

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UK’s new science minister George Freeman visits Filtronic

Posted 4 October 2021

Designer and manufacturer of RF, microwave and mmWave products for telecomms infrastructure, aerospace & defence, critical comms and space markets, Filtronic plc, last month welcomed the newly-appointed Minister for

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TrueNoord leases Embraer E190 to Cobham Aviation Services

Posted 4 October 2021

Cobham Aviation Services Australia has signed a six-year operating lease agreement with specialist regional aircraft lessor, TrueNoord.

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ADB Safegate completes acquisition of Protec Automation

Posted 4 October 2021

ADB Safegate has acquired Protec Automation GmbH, which specialises in airfield lighting control systems, power technologies and services in the field of industrial automation.

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GE Aviation selected by NASA for hybrid electric tech demonstrator

Posted 4 October 2021

The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced a new research partnership with GE Aviation to launch a hybrid electric technology demonstrator programme.

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Avolon partners with IAI on A330-300 P2F cargo conversions

Posted 4 October 2021

Aircraft leasing company, Avolon, has signed an agreement with independent freighter conversion company, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), becoming IAI’s launch customer for their Airbus A330-300 freighter conversion

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Advanced Engineering speakers lining up

Posted 1 October 2021

Leading voices in engineering are lining up to take to the stage next month (at Birmingham's NEC 3rd-4th November), as the first round of speakers are announced for Advanced Engineering UK’s four forums.

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Birmingham Airport and Vueling launch Paris service

Posted 1 October 2021

Birmingham Airport and Vueling have announced a new three times weekly service to Paris Orly Airport from the 3rd November 2021.

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Silent Sentinel introduces RDK for its thermal cameras

Posted 30 September 2021

British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel has introduced its brand-new man-portable system capable of providing rapid deployment of cameras from its Oculus and Aeron ranges - the Rapid Deployment Kit (RDK) - which was

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Shell Aviation expands refuelling network in Europe

Posted 30 September 2021

Shell Aviation has today announced the expansion of its refuelling network in Europe to include Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) in Rome.

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Lyons hails innovation and resilience of Thales Belfast

Posted 30 September 2021

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has commended Thales Belfast on its continuing innovation and resilience throughout the pandemic.

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IIAC selects Smiths Detection to secure T2 in Phase 4 Expansion

Posted 30 September 2021

Smiths Detection has been selected by Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) to deploy its high-speed explosives detection system (EDS) HI-SCAN 10080 XCT for hold baggage screening at Incheon

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Jet2 publishes sustainability strategy

Posted 30 September 2021

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have published a comprehensive new sustainability strategy covering their operations on the ground, in the air and in resorts.

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Oxford Airport leads bizav bounce back

Posted 30 September 2021

London Oxford Airport has exceeded pre-pandemic traffic levels and is currently experiencing 30% more movements than in 2019, both overall and in business aviation.

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Neste partners with TripActions and Reed & Mackay on SAF

Posted 29 September 2021

TripActions, Reed & Mackay and Neste, today announced a global partnership to offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to all TripActions Group customers.

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L3Harris to deliver first full flight simulator to Kazakhstan

Posted 29 September 2021

L3Harris Technologies has expanded its international flight simulator presence, signing a contract with Air Astana to deliver the airline’s first full flight simulator for pilot training.

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Southend Airport invests in Smiths Detection baggage X-ray machines

Posted 29 September 2021

The latest investment by London Southend Airport has now been completed with two new baggage X-ray machines able to process up to 3,600 bags every hour.

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Airbus delivers first of 60 A220s to Air France

Posted 29 September 2021

Air France has received its first A220-300 from an order for 60 aircraft of the type, the largest A220 order from a European carrier.

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Contracts of £3.8m awarded to mitigate radar risk of windfarms

Posted 28 September 2021

Funded through the BEIS Net Zero Innovation Portfolio and delivered by MoD, the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) with the support of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have awarded contracts

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Rolls-Royce signs agreement to sell ITP Aero

Posted 28 September 2021

Rolls-Royce announced yesterday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell 100% of ITP Aero - supplier of critical engine components to key civil aviation and defence aircraft platforms - to Bain Capital Private Equity.

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KLM and Air France move into Manchester Airport’s T2

Posted 27 September 2021

Manchester Airport’s new £1 billion ‘super-terminal’ - Terminal Two - will welcome two further airlines from Tuesday as KLM and Air France become the latest to move to the facility.

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Recruitment bias preventing STEM professions being more inclusive

Posted 27 September 2021

STEM leaders need to do more to challenge recruitment bias within their own organisations to help the industry become more inclusive, according to a leading STEM recruitment scheme.

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August heralds steep rise for aircraft orders

Posted 27 September 2021

August 2021 was a bumper month for aircraft orders with 130 single-aisle and 25 wide-body orders, making it the best August since 2016 and a steep rise compared to August 2020.

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Gatwick inspires schoolchildren about airport careers through Learn Live events

Posted 24 September 2021

Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis,

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CFMS joins Airbus to reduce aerospace's environmental impact

Posted 23 September 2021

Bristol based CFMS (Centre for Modelling & Simulation) is bringing its expertise in Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Simulation and High Performance Computing (HPC) to the Development of Advanced Wing Solutions

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GKN Aerospace delivers the first Fixed Trailing Edge for Airbus’ 'Wing of Tomorrow'

Posted 23 September 2021

GKN Aerospace announced yesterday that it has delivered the first FTE for Airbus’ 'Wing of tomorrow' research programme from its global technology centre (GTC) in Bristol.

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Grants up to £65m available for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3

Posted 23 September 2021

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, are investing up to £65 million in innovation projects for Future Flight Challenge Phase 3.

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Airbus begins assembly of first future ‘eco-wing’ prototype at Filton

Posted 22 September 2021

A major Airbus research and technology programme - Wing of Tomorrow - has reached a key milestone with the assembly of its first full-size wing prototype at Filton near Bristol.

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Spirit AeroSystems opens AIC in Scotland

Posted 22 September 2021

Spirit AeroSystems has celebrated the official opening of its state-of-the-art Aerospace Innovation Centre (AIC) in Prestwick, Scotland today, in the presence of Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.

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Leonardo and Northrop Grumman focus on future rotorcraft UAS opportunities

Posted 22 September 2021

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman announced last week their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain.

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Seco Tools launches JSE510 series tooling solutions

Posted 22 September 2021

Seco Tools has announced the availability of a new family of flexible, highly productive solid end mills, the Seco JSE510 series.

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JJ Churchill completes 2021 placement programme

Posted 22 September 2021

Precision engineering specialists, JJ Churchill, have completed their annual Placement Programme after a year of post-pandemic recovery and business growth.

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Meggitt shareholders approve Parker Hannifin acquisition

Posted 21 September 2021

Meggitt shareholders have today approved the terms of Parker Hannifin’s recommended cash acquisition of Meggitt.

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ADB Safegate announces appointment of COO and EVP Airfield

Posted 21 September 2021

ADB Safegate has announced the appointment of Joe Pokoj to Chief Operating Officer of its global organisation and Executive Vice President of its airfield business line.

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Avalon receives order for 250 VA-X4 eVTOL aircraft

Posted 21 September 2021

Aircraft leasing company, Avolon, has entered a partnership with Brazil’s largest airline, Gol and Brazilian transport operator, Grupo Comporte, to commercialise an eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazil.

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Industry and government collaboration key to zero-emission flights says easyJet

Posted 21 September 2021

Today easyJet has urged industry and government to work closely together to deliver on the zero-emission technology needed to transform the industry over the coming decade and beyond.

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Airbus and partners target more energy efficient flights

Posted 21 September 2021

Airbus, Air France and DSNA, the French Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), have begun working towards the development of 'most energy efficient flights', following their inaugural demonstration flight from Paris to

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Gatwick recruits equal number of male and female engineering apprentices

Posted 21 September 2021

Gatwick Airport is proud to have recruited four new engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort, with an equal split between males and females for the first time.

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Inmarsat launches OneFi

Posted 21 September 2021

Inmarsat today announced the launch of its innovative new OneFi customer experience platform for airlines.

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The Air League celebrates UK aviation and aerospace excellence

Posted 21 September 2021

The Air League has recognised a number of remarkable individual achievements that have made an outstanding contribution to British aviation and aerospace at its Annual Reception held earlier this month at the Terrace

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Atkins to support AERALIS in digital enterprise implementation

Posted 20 September 2021

Atkins has entered into a strategic agreement with British Military jet developer AERALIS, marking a key milestone in the development of AERALIS' pioneering modular military aircraft.

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Shell calls for more action on aviation emissions

Posted 20 September 2021

Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announced its ambition to produce around two million tonnes of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) a year by 2025, whilst it also aims to have at least 10% of its global aviation fuel sales as SAF by 2030.

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Farnborough International renews BIAS partnership

Posted 20 September 2021

Bahrain’s Ministry of Transportation and Telecommunications has renewed its long-standing partnership with aerospace event organiser Farnborough International, to organise the 2022 and 2024 editions of the Bahrain International

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Marshall Futureworx welcomes new talent

Posted 17 September 2021

Marshall has announced the appointment of Dr Alisa Molotova to lead Business Development and Innovation within its newly formed Futureworx business.

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ makes first flight

Posted 17 September 2021

Rolls-Royce has completed the first flight of its all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft.

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BA makes first ever passenger flight directly powered by SAF

Posted 16 September 2021

The British Airways BA1476 from London Heathrow to Glasgow Airport became the airline’s first ever passenger flight to be powered directly by sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), with the remaining emissions produced by the

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Babcock renews partnership with Cranfield University

Posted 15 September 2021

Babcock International Group is renewing its partnership with Cranfield University as part of its ongoing commitment to invest in cutting-edge technology research.

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Osprey CSL to provide certification and regs support to electric/hydrogen hybrid aircraft

Posted 15 September 2021

Osprey CSL has been awarded a new contract to provide certification support and regulatory advice as part of the DragonFLY consortium, contributing to development of a certification

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Stuart Fyfe appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Nasmyth Group

Posted 14 September 2021

Nasmyth Group is pleased to announce that it has appointed Stuart Fyfe as the Group’s new Chief Financial Officer.

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Paul Sheppard of HMG Paints becomes OCCA President

Posted 13 September 2021

Paul Sheppard of HMG Paints has been announced as the new President of The Oil & Colour Chemists’ Association (OCCA). OCCA is a professional body, internationally recognised as one of the leading technical organisations for

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Making SAF more accessible for all

Posted 13 September 2021

Accessing the benefits of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) might be easier than you think. Air bp’s book and claim solution, certified by the RSB, provides customers with wider market access to SAF across a number of locations.

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World's first hands-free jetpack prototype revealed

Posted 13 September 2021

The world’s first hands-free jetpack created by two British entrepreneurs has been revealed for the first time.

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STEM Returners and Meggitt launch new jobs scheme

Posted 13 September 2021

International aerospace and defence firm Meggitt plc has teamed up with STEM Returners to help engineers get back into work after a career break.

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ADS appoints Kevin Craven as Chief Executive

Posted 10 September 2021

Kevin Craven is to be appointed as the permanent Chief Executive of ADS, effective from 1st October, having been approved by the ADS Board.

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NI companies take flight to AIX Expo in Digital Cabin

Posted 9 September 2021

Two of Northern Ireland’s aerospace manufacturers are joining the world’s leading aerospace companies at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) Virtual that is taking place from 14th to 16th September.

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Inmarsat launches its new advanced Velaris

Posted 8 September 2021

Inmarsat today announced the launch of its advanced new Velaris connectivity solution, which is uniquely positioned to serve as a catalyst for the safe and rapid growth of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) industry.

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BA puts sustainability to the fore

Posted 7 September 2021

British Airways has today launched BA Better World, its new sustainability programme.

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SAMAD Aerospace’s electric Starling Cargo aircraft boosts sustainability

Posted 6 September 2021

SAMAD Aerospace has started the certification process of its Starling Cargo aircraft.

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L3Harris Technologies launches AIR scholarship for cadets in ATPL training

Posted 6 September 2021

L3Harris Technologies has launched the Aviation Industry Recovery (AIR) Scholarship for select cadets in Airline Transport Pilot License (ATPL) training.

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IATA reports July passenger traffic boost

Posted 3 September 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has reported that both international and domestic travel demand showed significant momentum in July 2021 compared to June - although demand remained far below pre-pandemic levels - whilst

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London City Airport welcomes first E190-E2 commercial flight

Posted 3 September 2021

Yesterday evening, Thursday 2nd September 2021, saw an important debut for London City Airport (LCY), when at 17:49, an Embraer E190-E2 made its first commercial flight into the airport.

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Rolls-Royce Ultrafan power gearbox tops world aerospace record

Posted 3 September 2021

Rolls-Royce has announced that its UltraFan power gearbox has set a new world aerospace record at its facility in Germany.

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Heathrow hits environmental milestone

Posted 2 September 2021

Veolia Water Technologies UK (VWT UK) has recently completed a pioneering glycol removal plant at Heathrow Airport, the first of its kind to treat glycol in this application in the UK, helping the airport reach an important environmental milestone.

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Manchester Airport welcomes back Emirates’ A380

Posted 1 September 2021

Emirates’ A380 services to Manchester Airport resumed today, with the widebody, double-decker aircraft being reintroduced in response to growing passenger demand.

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IBA sees regional jet recovery outstrip that of turboprops

Posted 1 September 2021

Aviation data and advisory consultancy, IBA, has highlighted the difference in the rate of recovery from the pandemic, of turboprops and regional jets.

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WestJet launches new Edinburgh and Glasgow services

Posted 1 September 2021

WestJet has announced the launch of new services between Toronto and Scotland, with the addition of non-stop flights to Edinburgh and Glasgow beginning in Spring 2022.

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Jet2.com becomes new Airbus customer with order for 36 A321neos

Posted 31 August 2021

Jet2.com has placed an initial order for 36 A321neos making the Leeds based airline a new Airbus customer and a new Airbus A320neo Family operator.

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Satair and FACC sign exclusive global distribution agreement

Posted 31 August 2021

Satair and FACC have signed a multi-year agreement which covers the exclusive global distribution of Airspace XL bins (overhead stowage compartments), the entrance area, ceiling panels and all related spares for the

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EUROCONTROL starts construction of new operations centre

Posted 31 August 2021

Construction work on the new EUROCONTROL Network Manager’s operations centre in Brussels has officially commenced with a ‘breaking ground’ event attended yesterday by EUROCONTROL Director General Eamonn Brennan, Philippe

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Aircraft deliveries and production rates for July remain stable

Posted 30 August 2021

Figures for global aircraft orders and deliveries for July 2021 continue to show a mixed picture with July orders the lowest since January 2021, while deliveries continue a slow recovery from the worst of the crisis.

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Crossover to electric aircraft progressing well

Posted 27 August 2021

According to a new report by UK headquartered IDTechEx - 'Manned Electric Aircraft: Smart City and Regional 2021-2041' - the crossover to electric aircraft has made substantial progress.

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Advanced Engineering speakers lining up

Leading voices in engineering are lining up to take to the stage next month (at Birmingham's NEC 3rd-4th November), as the first round of speakers are announced for Advanced Engineering UK’s four forums.

GE to create diverse new generation of UK Engineers

General Electric (GE) has announced a five-year, $3.5 million (£2.5m) investment in the UK as part of its global Next Engineers programme, to increase the diversity of young people entering engineering.

L3Harris to support PLAY pilot training

L3Harris Technologies has been selected by Iceland and Europe’s newest low-cost airline, PLAY, to provide its pilot training services, as the airline hopes to grow its operations.

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman focus on future rotorcraft UAS opportunities

Leonardo and Northrop Grumman announced last week their intention to jointly pursue opportunities in the Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Uncrewed Aerial Systems (UAS) domain.

Oxford Airport leads bizav bounce back

London Oxford Airport has exceeded pre-pandemic traffic levels and is currently experiencing 30% more movements than in 2019, both overall and in business aviation.

August heralds steep rise for aircraft orders

August 2021 was a bumper month for aircraft orders with 130 single-aisle and 25 wide-body orders, making it the best August since 2016 and a steep rise compared to August 2020.

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