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Third Bombardier Challenger 650 completes Swiss Air-Rescue Rega fleet

Posted 18 December 2018

Bombardier has delivered a third Challenger 650 aircraft to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega, completing a next-generation fleet of air ambulances tasked with rescuing and repatriating Swiss citizens around the world.

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Rolls-Royce celebrates 2,000th Trent 700 delivery milestone

Posted 18 December 2018

Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent family success story with the delivery of the 2,000th Trent 700.

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Aerospace trainees get off to a flying start at NRC

Posted 18 December 2018

Twelve trainees have completed a pre-employment training Assured Skills Academy in aerospace industry skills with Northern Ireland's Northern Regional College (NRC).

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Last call for BA's Summer 2019 work experience

Posted 18 December 2018

It is seen as one of the hottest educational tickets in town and there are literally just a couple of days left for young people to apply for British Airways’ award-winning work experience programme for Summer 2019.

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BAE Systems awarded US Army EMD MPF contract

Posted 18 December 2018

The US Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $376 million for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) programme and rapid prototyping effort with low-rate initial

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Smith Myers and Leonardo Helicopters win RAeS Team Silver Medal

Posted 18 December 2018

At a ceremony held at the Royal Aeronautical Society’s headquarters of the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) in Mayfair, London last month, representatives from Smith Myers, Biggleswade and Leonardo Helicopter,

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British Antarctic Survey seeks aircraft for Antarctica

Posted 18 December 2018

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is seeking to purchase a small passenger aircraft to work alongside its de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Series 110 (Dash 7), to transport science and support teams and cargo between Rothera Research

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Edinburgh Airport records its first ever one million passenger November

Posted 18 December 2018

Edinburgh Airport announced today that it has recorded its first ever one million passenger November after a record 1,045,708 passed through the terminal last month.

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Glasgow Airport introducing Scotland’s first-ever scheduled A380 service

Posted 18 December 2018

Glasgow Airport will help create Scottish aviation history following confirmation yesterday that Emirates is to introduce Scotland’s first-ever scheduled A380 service.

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Innovate UK calls for ideas to strengthen UK aerospace

Posted 18 December 2018

Organisations are invited to propose innovative projects that could benefit the UK aerospace industry through smarter, more energy-efficient technologies.

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BA to fly from Heathrow to Islamabad

Posted 18 December 2018

British Airways has today announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from 2 June 2019

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Airbus shortlists 51 teams for Fly Your Ideas

Posted 17 December 2018

Airbus has selected 51 international student teams to go into round two of its sixth global competition, Fly Your Ideas.

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CAA launches Airspace Modernisation Strategy

Posted 17 December 2018

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched its new Airspace Modernisation Strategy that initiates the major overhaul of a key piece of national infrastructure.

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Smiths Detection to upgrade Aalborg Airport checkpoints

Posted 17 December 2018

Smiths Detection’s local distributor Houlberg Instrumentering A/S is supplying Aalborg Airport with iLane.evo, the latest in automated checkpoint lane technology and upgrading HI-SCAN 6040 aTiX scanners to enable

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UK Government launches aviation strategy

Posted 17 December 2018

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will today fly to Switzerland to sign an agreement that ensures air services will continue operating between the UK and Switzerland after Brexit, as the UK Government launches a green paper outlining its

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Birmingham Airport appoints Nick Barton as Chief Executive

Posted 17 December 2018

Birmingham Airport has today announced the appointment of Nick Barton as Chief Executive, taking up his new post on 7th January 2019.

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MAG acquires SkyParkSecure

Posted 17 December 2018

MAG, the UK’s largest airport group, has acquired SkyParkSecure for an undisclosed sum.

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Government gives green light to modernised airspace

Posted 17 December 2018

NATS has welcomed the commitment from the UK Government and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) set out in today’s announcements, aimed at making best use of technology to better manage today’s air traffic, reduce the impact of noise on

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15% of easyJet's new entrant pilots are female

Posted 17 December 2018

EasyJet has reached a key milestone in its ambition to attract 20% of new pilots joining the airline to be women by 2020, having achieved a new high of 15% of new entrants to the airline being female, over the past financial year.

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EasyJet flights from Southend to Bulgaria take off

Posted 16 December 2018

A new, twice weekly easyJet route to Sofia from London Southend Airport took off for the first time today.

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UK aviation passenger charter to improve flying experience

Posted 14 December 2018

During a recent visit to Gatwick airport, the Aviation Minister Liz Sugg outlined the first proposed measures from the government’s upcoming aviation strategy consultation.

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Dave Todd appointed as Paragon's Engineering Ops Manager

Posted 14 December 2018

North East-based Paragon Rapid Technologies is delighted to announce the appointment of Dave Todd as Operations Manager for its Engineering division.

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Gatwick welcomes over 3m passengers in record-breaking November

Posted 14 December 2018

Growth in long-haul routes helped London Gatwick surpass three million passengers last month – the first time it has ever reached that milestone in the month of November – as overall traffic at the airport grew by +5.7%

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UK’s first digital air traffic control centre opens at Cranfield

Posted 13 December 2018

Cranfield Airport’s new Digital Air Traffic Control Centre was today officially opened by the Aviation Minister, Liz Sugg.

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Stansted Airport College celebrates official opening

Posted 13 December 2018

Stansted Airport College has been officially opened at a ceremony led by Robert Halfon MP, Chair of Education Select Committee and London Stansted CEO Ken O’Toole.

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ANA receives Japan’s first Airbus A380

Posted 13 December 2018

All Nippon Airways (ANA) saw its first Airbus A380 rolled out of the Airbus Paintshop in Hamburg, Germany today.

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IATA launches platform for airlines to share turbulence data

Posted 13 December 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched its Turbulence Aware data resource to help airlines avoid turbulence when planning routes tactically in flight.

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Rolls-Royce signs TotalCare contract for MEA aircraft

Posted 12 December 2018

As part of its widebody fleet renewal, the Lebanese carrier Middle East Airlines – Air Liban (MEA) has decided to purchase four new and two option Airbus A330-900neo powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines due to deliver in 2021.

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AIM Altitude delivers logo feature for Oman Air

Posted 12 December 2018

AIM Altitude has produced a striking and unique feature panel to be showcased in the First-Class cabins of Oman Air’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft, recently launched on its Muscat to London route.

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EFTA signs with Commsoft for OASES MRO IT System

Posted 12 December 2018

Aviation engineering and maintenance company, Commsoft has signed a contract with the Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) which is rolling-out Commsoft's MRO IT system, OASES, for its fleet of training aircraft.

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Scanner using space tech to speed up airport security

Posted 12 December 2018

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK.

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IATA optimistic for airlines heading into 2019 and beyond

Posted 12 December 2018

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecasts the global airline industry net profit to be $35.5 billion in 2019, slightly ahead of the $32.3 billion expected net profit in 2018 (revised down from $33.8 billion

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Heathrow has strongest ever November

Posted 12 December 2018

In another consecutive record month, 6.11m passengers travelled through Heathrow in November, up 3.3%.

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NATS installs new digital flight strip system at Bristol Airport

Posted 11 December 2018

NATS has introduced its new Hub and Spoke Electronic Flight Progress Strip (EFPS) system at Bristol Airport.

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Stansted has record breaking November

Posted 11 December 2018

A record breaking 1.98 million passengers passed through London Stansted in November, up 8.7% on 2017, ahead of what is expected to be the airport’s busiest ever festive season.

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Fine Tubes celebrates its 75th anniversary

Posted 11 December 2018

Plymouth-based manufacturer of high-precision, high performance tubing products, Fine Tubes, is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

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Ethiopian launches services to Manchester

Posted 11 December 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX Certified Four Star Global Airline, inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London, at a ceremony with HE Mrs Susanna Moorehead, Ambassador

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IPC Mouldings Awarded SC21 Silver for a Third Time

Posted 10 December 2018

Northern Ireland injection moulding company, IPC Mouldings, has again achieved the Silver Award in the Aerospace Supply Chain Programme SC21, recognising their continued development and improvements in performance.

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Metal matrix composites deliver electric motor rotors weight savings

Posted 7 December 2018

Engineers seeking to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of electric motors could benefit from using aluminium matrix composites (AMCs), according to research from the Innovate UK ‘Make it

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LBA terminal extension set for take-off

Posted 7 December 2018

Plans for a major extension to the main airport terminal building at Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) have been approved by Leeds City Council.

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Avolon firms order for 100 A320neo Family aircraft

Posted 7 December 2018

Dublin headquartered aircraft lessor Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos.

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Cost of comms upgrade could ground some private jets

Posted 7 December 2018

New research from London based Colibri Aircraft, which specialises in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, reveals it may be uneconomical to upgrade around 11.3% of Europe’s fleet of private jets (219)

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Air BP helps bring fossil-free aviation to Kalmar

Posted 7 December 2018

Kalmar Öland Airport and Kalmar Municipality, together with airlines SAS and BRA and fuel supplier Air BP, have cooperated to meet a 5% biofuel target on all flights from Kalmar to Stockholm.

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Shell and SkyNRG initiate SAF supply to airlines at SFO

Posted 6 December 2018

Shell Aviation and SkyNRG have commenced the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to international airlines KLM, SAS and Finnair at San Francisco Airport (SFO).

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Business Secretary Clark announces new Aerospace Sector Deal

Posted 6 December 2018

At a government event in Bristol with businesses, researchers, civic leaders and industry representatives to mark the first anniversary of the modern Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark announced new support for the UK’s

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GKN Aerospace to open £32m Global Technology Centre in Bristol

Posted 6 December 2018

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, and the Chief Executive of GKN Aerospace, Hans Büthker today revealed plans for GKN Aerospace’s new Global Technology Centre in the

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BAE Systems and Williams enter tech sharing partnership

Posted 5 December 2018

A new partnership agreement between BAE Systems, Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd and Williams Advanced Engineering Ltd, will see technology, expertise and skills shared between the technology-led engineering businesses

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BAE Systems shares future tech insights with Kuwait Uni students

Posted 5 December 2018

Students at Kuwait University have learnt more about how disruptive technologies are shaping the future global aerospace and defence industry.

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Inmarsat crowned ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’

Posted 5 December 2018

Inmarsat has been named ‘World’s Leading Inflight Internet Service Provider’ for the second year in a row at the World Travel Awards.

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Gloucestershire Airport completes interior makeover

Posted 5 December 2018

Gloucestershire Airport has completed an interior refurbishment which includes an overhaul of the arrivals area, departures lounge, security scanning area and main reception.

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Fairoaks 2020 calls on UK Government to keep airfield open

Posted 5 December 2018

Fairoaks 2020, the volunteer campaign group fighting plans to close Fairoaks Airport to create 1,000 homes on its Green Belt site, with support from the 177-member-strong All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) of MPs and Lords

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Yusen Logistics impliments CarLo

Posted 4 December 2018

Yusen Logistics UK is introducing CarLo - a transport management system - to further automate its logistics operations and enhance control of shipments.

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UK and Canada agree new air arrangement

Posted 4 December 2018

The Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced that the UK has reached a new air services arrangement with Canada which will see flights continue between the two nations post Brexit, allowing millions of passengers to have the same access to

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Gatwick’s growth plans gain local support

Posted 3 December 2018

Three quarters of residents (74%) in Sussex, Surrey and Kent who were surveyed support Gatwick’s plans to increase capacity by making better use of its existing runways – with only 14% opposing - according to a poll by YouGov published today.

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CAA publishes updated CAP 1616 Airspace design

Posted 3 December 2018

The CAA has published an updated second edition of CAP 1616 Airspace design: Guidance on the regulatory process for changing airspace design including community engagement requirements.

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AEB releases new study on digitising customs ops

Posted 3 December 2018

According to a new study 'Clear the track for Digital Customs Management' published by software company AEB in cooperation with the DHBW University in Stuttgart, Germany, a majority of companies have digitised - or plan to digitise - their

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Heathrow unveils its plan for carbon neutral growth

Posted 3 December 2018

In a UK aviation first, Heathrow has today set out its plans to expand the airport in a carbon neutral way.

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Stansted Airport appoints Gerry Whyte as Delivery Director

Posted 3 December 2018

London Stansted Airport has appointed Gerry Whyte as Delivery Director for the airport’s multimillion pound transformation.

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BAE Systems wins twice at National Apprenticeship Awards

Posted 29 November 2018

BAE Systems has won the Macro Employer of the Year Award and the Recruitment Excellence Award at the National Apprenticeship Awards in London, recognising the Company’s dedication to delivering high-quality apprenticeships.

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China Eastern Airlines takes delivery of its first A350-900

Posted 29 November 2018

China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse, becoming the twin-engined widebody aircraft's latest operator.

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Public wary of drones as incidents rise

Posted 29 November 2018

The British public remain sceptical about the use of drones, according to the latest figures released by the air traffic management service, NATS.

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NPAS and CAA welcome successful drone prosecution after police helicopter incident

Posted 29 November 2018

The National Police Air Service (NPAS) and the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) welcome the successful prosecution of a drone user who was found guilty in Peterborough Magistrates Court.

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MAEL inspires next generation of aircraft engineers

Posted 29 November 2018

Over the past 12 months Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) has been working with a number of Schools, Scout and Guide groups delivering an initiative hosted by the training delivery team and a number of current apprentices, aimed at

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Luton Airport has busiest ever October

Posted 29 November 2018

More than 1.5 million passengers travelled through London Luton Airport (LLA) in October, marking a 7.9% increase compared to October 2017, making it the airport’s busiest ever October.

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UK and US agree new open skies arrangements

Posted 29 November 2018

The UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced yesterday the conclusion of a new ‘open skies’ air services arrangement with the United States, ensuring the UK remains one of the world’s leading aviation hubs after Brexit for both

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Avianca begins free passenger trial of Inmarsat’s GX Aviation

Posted 29 November 2018

Inmarsat today announced that its GX Aviation inflight broadband service is now being offered by leading Latin American airline Avianca as part of a free trial period on selected aircraft.

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Heathrow launches first UK airport Living Wage roadmap

Posted 28 November 2018

Heathrow is laying out the first UK airport roadmap to ensure thousands of supply chain colleagues are guaranteed the Living Wage by 2020, a key deliverable in the airport’s sustainability strategy.

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McGreevy Engineering invests in advanced tech

Posted 28 November 2018

Belfast based McGreevy Engineering is set to end 2018 on a high, as the company injects a £175,000 investment to further enhance their advanced technology.

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Focus on air transport cybersecurity drives investment to $3.9bn in 2018

Posted 28 November 2018

While cybersecurity remains high on the agenda and is a spending priority for both airport and airline CIOs, faster progress towards implementation of concrete cyber prevention and management initiatives

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Inmarsat partner SD achieves Level 1 VAR status for Jet ConneX

Posted 28 November 2018

Inmarsat partner Satcom Direct (SD) has achieved Level 1 Value Added Reseller (VAR) status for Jet ConneX, Inmarsat's seamless in-flight connectivity solution for business jet passengers.

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Melbourne Airport first in Australia to trial Smiths Detection’s CT-based screening

Posted 28 November 2018

Smiths Detection announced today that it is working with airports in Australia to introduce the latest in Checkpoint Computed Tomography (CT) and automated lane technology, starting with a trial

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Airports call for swift ATM reform

Posted 28 November 2018

At the 12th ACI Airport Exchange conference & exhibition taking place this week in Oslo, hosted by Norwegian airport group AVINOR, the capacity challenge facing European air transport came into the spotlight once again.

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Cranfield Uni and Barclays to open ‘AvTech’ Eagle Lab

Posted 28 November 2018

Barclays and Cranfield University have announced a partnership to establish the first Eagle Lab dedicated to aviation technology, or AvTech, based on the University’s campus.

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UTC completes acquisition of Rockwell Collins

Posted 27 November 2018

United Technologies Corp. (UTC) has announced the completion of its acquisition of Rockwell Collins and the company's intention to separate its commercial businesses, Otis and Carrier (formerly CCS), into independent entities, whilst

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Gatwick welcomes 46m annual passengers for first time

Posted 27 November 2018

London Gatwick has welcomed 46 million passengers in the last 12 months – the first time ever the airport has achieved this passenger milestone.

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BAE Systems apprentice wins gold at WorldSkills competition

Posted 27 November 2018

Jack Bateson, an engineering apprentice with BAE Systems' Air has won the gold medal in the Mechanical Engineering: CAD (Computer Aided Design) skill category at WorldSkills UK LIVE, hosted at the Birmingham NEC, taking him

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Airbus delivers first A330-900 to launch operator TAP Air Portugal

Posted 26 November 2018

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new generation widebody A330neo as the launch airline.

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NATS and McLaren Deloitte announce new collaboration

Posted 26 November 2018

NATS and McLaren Deloitte have today announced a collaboration agreement aimed at transforming how operational decisions are made in the aviation industry.

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PolyGlobal launches Hyperpol XL

Posted 26 November 2018

Yorkshire based polyurethane moulder, PolyGlobal, has launched its own range of high-performance materials to meet increasing customer demand for stronger and more durable alternatives in critical industries.

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UK-first as drones fly safely in controlled airspace

Posted 26 November 2018

Operation Zenith, an ambitious drone demonstration at Manchester Airport, has shown that drones can be flown safely alongside manned aircraft in controlled airspace.

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Shenzhen Airlines makes Star entrance at Heathrow

Posted 26 November 2018

Shenzhen Airlines has become the 25th Star Alliance member carrier to fly to London Heathrow Airport.

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BA bids farewell to iconic Boeing 767

Posted 26 November 2018

British Airways today bids farewell to one of the most iconic aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 767. The airline’s final two 767s are being retired to St Athan in Wales after the last commercial flight - Larnaca in Cyprus to Heathrow – took place yesterday.

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NATS signs partnership agreement with BAC

Posted 26 November 2018

NATS has entered a new partnership with Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) for a range of airport and air traffic services to support the growth of Brisbane Airport over the next two-and-a-half years.

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Birmingham Airport experiences best October on record

Posted 26 November 2018

Birmingham Airport has reported its highest ever recorded passenger figures for the month of October 2018.

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Willis Asset Management chooses Commsoft’s OASES

Posted 26 November 2018

Commsoft is delighted to announce that its industry-leading MRO IT system, OASES, has been selected by Willis Asset Management Ltd to support its newly launched CAMO operation, which will be a key service provision in its growing platform

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Drone industry leaders address ‘out of sight flying’

Posted 26 November 2018

London’s City Hall played host to a meeting of leading drone industry stakeholders last Thursday, who gathered to discuss how best to harness UK expertise to enable the delivery of ‘Beyond Visual Line of Sight’ (BVLOS) and ‘Vertical

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Queen’s researchers develop ice build-up prevention solution for aircraft

Posted 26 November 2018

Queen’s University Belfast researchers are preparing for winter and have developed a new system to prevent ice from building up on aircraft.

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Aircraft deliveries strong as UK aims at securing future competitiveness

Posted 26 November 2018

There were 1,221 total aircraft delivered by the end of October 2018, making it the best year for deliveries to date, worth up to £23 billion to the UK.

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BA launches new cabin crew apprenticeship scheme

Posted 26 November 2018

British Airways today announced a programme to recruit more than 2,000 cabin crew in 2019, with almost 2,500 hopefuls having applied for the brand new intensive 12-month apprenticeship scheme starting March 2019 at the airline’s Global

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The Air Law Firm opens Ireland office

Posted 22 November 2018

The Air Law Firm LLP is marking its third anniversary this month with the opening of an office in Shannon, Ireland, whilst strengthening its family of specialist aviation lawyers with the appointment of new senior associate, David Chamberlain.

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Cornwall Airport Newquay gains Heathrow connection

Posted 22 November 2018

Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) is delighted to announce that after many years of development, in just a few months’ time, passengers will now be able to fly directly between Cornwall and London Heathrow with Flybe.

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Oriens Aviation moves into flight training

Posted 22 November 2018

Oriens Aviation, the exclusive UK Pilatus Service Centre and sales distributor of the PC-12, is widening its expertise at its London Biggin Hill facilities to start offering EASA Pilatus PC-12 SET class rating pilot training from January 2019.

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AOA Chairman to stand down

Posted 22 November 2018

The Chairman of the UK Airport Operators Association (AOA), Ed Anderson, has announced that he will stand down at the end of his current term at the Annual General Meeting on 5th March 2019, after 11 years in post.

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Bombardier expands Mobile Response Team

Posted 22 November 2018

Yesterday Bombardier announced the establishment of a line maintenance station (LMS) located at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France, as the latest addition to its expanding Services and Support network.

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Inmarsat signs with Europe’s leading ANSPs for Iris

Posted 21 November 2018

Inmarsat has signed agreements with five major Air Navigation Services Providers (ANSPs) in support of the Iris programme to modernise air traffic management (ATM) across Europe.

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Drone industry welcomes world’s first drone Standards

Posted 21 November 2018

Today, the first ever worldwide Standards for the drone industry are being released by the International Standards Organisation (ISO).

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Airbus selects Dominik Asam as future CFO

Posted 21 November 2018

Airbus has appointed Dominik Asam, 49, to succeed Harald Wilhelm, 52, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in April 2019.

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EasyJet orders 17 A320neo

Posted 20 November 2018

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo.

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EasyJet celebrates 15% of new entrant pilots being female

Posted 20 November 2018

EasyJet has announced that it has reached a key milestone in its ambition to attract 20% of new pilots joining the airline to be women by 2020, having achieved a new high of 15% of new entrants to the airline being female, over the past

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Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne completes test flight with Cosmic Girl

Posted 19 November 2018

Virgin Orbit has announced that it is one step closer to a mission in early 2019 after a successful test flight with the company's 'flying launch pad', Cosmic Girl.

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Queen’s researchers develop ice build-up prevention solution for aircraft

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Gloucestershire Airport completes interior makeover

Gloucestershire Airport has completed an interior refurbishment which includes an overhaul of the arrivals area, departures lounge, security scanning area and main reception.

Cost of comms upgrade could ground some private jets

New research from London based Colibri Aircraft, which specialises in the marketing, resale and purchase of pre-owned private aircraft, reveals it may be uneconomical to upgrade around 11.3% of Europe’s fleet of private jets (219)

British Antarctic Survey seeks aircraft for Antarctica

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is seeking to purchase a small passenger aircraft to work alongside its de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Series 110 (Dash 7), to transport science and support teams and cargo between Rothera Research Station

Inmarsat partner SD achieves Level 1 VAR status for Jet ConneX

Inmarsat partner Satcom Direct (SD) has achieved Level 1 Value Added Reseller (VAR) status for Jet ConneX, Inmarsat's seamless in-flight connectivity solution for business jet passengers.

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne completes test flight with Cosmic Girl

Virgin Orbit has announced that it is one step closer to a mission in early 2019 after a successful test flight with the company's 'flying launch pad', Cosmic Girl.

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