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Female engineers at Cranfield Uni inspire future generations

Posted 28 June 2017

Cranfield University achieved an outstanding double in The Daily Telegraph Top 50 Women in Engineering under 35 (WE50), announced last Friday.

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EasyJet first European airline to launch skill for Amazon Alexa

Posted 28 June 2017

EasyJet has become the first European airline to launch an Amazon Alexa skill that enables passengers to easily and quickly check their flight status.

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Monarch enters 737 MAX services and engineering agreements with Boeing

Posted 27 June 2017

Monarch Airlines has selected Boeing's Global Fleet Care for its entire 737 MAX fleet and agreed to collaborate with Boeing on securing additional third-party fleet servicing agreements.

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NATS secures 10 year contract with TAG Farnborough Airport

Posted 27 June 2017

TAG Farnborough Airport has chosen NATS as its air traffic and engineering services partner for the next 10 years.

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David Laws appointed Chief Executive of LBA

Posted 27 June 2017

David Laws has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), bringing with him 39 years of airport experience.

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Belfast Airport welcomes APD review

Posted 27 June 2017

Belfast International Airport has said the decision between the Conservative Party and the DUP to review Air Passenger Duty (APD) is a 'step in the right direction'.

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1.4m passengers chose LLA in May

Posted 27 June 2017

London Luton Airport (LLA) has recorded an 8.1% increase in passenger numbers in May compared to the same month last year with more than 1.4 million passengers choosing to travel through the airport last month.

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MB Aerospace secures $1bn UTC contract

Posted 27 June 2017

Aerospace engineering group MB Aerospace has signed a new 10-year contract with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) with a potential value of up to $1 billion over the life of the contract.

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Bombardier signs LOI with CemAir for two Q400s

Posted 27 June 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft signed a letter of intent (LOI) with CemAir (Pty) Ltd. (CemAir) of South Africa for two Q400 airliners.

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CAE's C Series simulator upgraded to Level D

Posted 26 June 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and CAE announced during the International Paris Air Show, that Transport Canada, the US Federal Aviation Authority, the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and

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AFI KLM E&M joins Rolls-Royce CareNetwork

Posted 26 June 2017

Air France Industries (AFI) KLM Engineering & Maintenance (E&M) is to join the Rolls-Royce CareNetwork with an agreement covering Trent XWB engines.

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Norwegian plans Gatwick to Buenos Aires service

Posted 26 June 2017

Norwegian has announced a new route from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires, marking the airline's first ever South American route as its UK expansion plans gather pace.

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Altus gets SMART with Koh Young software

Posted 26 June 2017

Worcestershire based distributor of capital equipment for electronics assembly, Altus, is helping companies choose products that will work within the increasingly popular 'Industry 4.0' process and the 'SMART' manufacturing model.

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STG Aerospace supports International Women in Engineering Day

Posted 26 June 2017

In support of International Women in Engineering Day, STG Aerospace interviewed one of its female engineers - Rhian Bache, Design Engineer at STG Aerospace - to get her personal perspective.

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Old meets new at Air Tattoo

Posted 26 June 2017

The Royal International Air Tattoo's celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the United States Air Force at RAF Fairford on 14-16 July will feature a special 'then and now' formation of American fighter aircraft, as a North American P-51D Mustang from the

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Hydro partners with IMCA Electronics

Posted 26 June 2017

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc increases its global presences as it announces its partnership with Turkish firm, IMCA Electronics.

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Boyce Precision Engineering brings first Hermle C250 to Belfast

Posted 26 June 2017

Following their recent visit to the Hermle Open House in Gosheim, Southern Germany, Boyce Precision Engineering decided that the Hermle C250 platform provided them with the best route into 5 axis machining.

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UK industry receives £13bn boost from Paris Air Show orders

Posted 24 June 2017

ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt and Business Minister Richard Harrington welcomed a boost to the UK economy of around £13 billion from aircraft orders and commitments announced at the Paris Air Show this week.

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Renishaw's Lucy Ackland named one of UK's top 50 female engineers

Posted 23 June 2017

Lucy Ackland, Senior Development Engineer at global engineering company, Renishaw, has been selected as one of the UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering in 2017.

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EDM produces cabin crew sector infographic

Posted 23 June 2017

Provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, EDM, announced today that it has produced the aviation industry's first infographic about the cabin crew sector.

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Inmarsat to provide advanced broadband on Avianca flights

Posted 22 June 2017

Avianca and Inmarsat today announced the signing of an agreement that will allow travellers to enjoy advanced broadband technology onboard the airline's aircraft.

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Paris Air Show: Iran Airtour commits to 45 A320neo

Posted 22 June 2017

Tehran based Iran Airtour Airlines, has become Airbus' newest customer for the A320neo, after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft at the Paris Air Show.

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Paris Air Show: AirAsia to order 14 more A320ceo

Posted 22 June 2017

AirAsia has signed an agreement with Airbus to order an additional 14 A320ceo aircraft to meet higher than expected near-term growth on the carrier's regional network.

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Paris Air Show: Zagros Airlines signs MoU for 28 Airbus aircraft

Posted 22 June 2017

Iranian domestic airline Zagros Airlines, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the acquisition of 28 new aircraft, covering 20 A320neo and eight A330neo aircraft.

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WEC secures full JOSCAR accreditation

Posted 22 June 2017

Woodford Engineering Consultancy (WEC) has achieved full accreditation to the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR).

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Wizz Air orders 10 additional A321ceo

Posted 21 June 2017

Wizz Air Holdings Plc with its subsidiary, Wizz Air, has signed a firm contract for 10 A321ceos.

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Paris Air Show: GKN and Boeing to complete 737 BBJ for Dutch government

Posted 21 June 2017

GKN's Fokker business and Boeing Business Jets have today signed a contract for the design and completion of the interior of a new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) for the Dutch government.

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Paris Air Show: Liberty to advance into aerospace

Posted 21 June 2017

British producer of speciality steels, Liberty, aims to put the aerospace market at the heart of its drive for worldwide growth over the coming years, its new chief executive told industry leaders during this week's Paris Air Show.

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GKN Aerospace completes first flight of additive manufactured OID probe

Posted 21 June 2017

GKN Aerospace patented Optical Ice Detector (OID) has flown on-board the Atmospheric Research Aircraft (ARA) operated by the Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM), based at Cranfield, UK.

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David Geer appointed Managing Director of Virgin Atlantic Cargo

Posted 21 June 2017

David Geer has been appointed as Managing Director of Virgin Atlantic Cargo.

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Paris Air Show: WOW air first European A321neo operator

Posted 21 June 2017

WOW air has taken delivery of its first A321neo at a ceremony during the 52nd Le Bourget Paris Air Show.

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Paris Air Show: NWAA launches supply chain initiative

Posted 21 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show today the North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA) launched a new supply chain initiative for the North West of England.

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Global services market set to double over the next 20 years

Posted 21 June 2017

The world's passenger aircraft fleet above 100 seats is set to more than double in the next 20 years to over 40,000 aircraft as traffic is set to grow at 4.4% per year, according to Airbus' latest Global Market Forecast 2017-2036.

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Hi Fly makes first direct Airbus order

Posted 21 June 2017

Hi Fly, a Portuguese airline specialising in worldwide widebody aircraft wet leasing, has placed its first direct firm order with Airbus for two A330-200s.

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Paris Air Show: Inmarsat and Airbus partner on EAN

Posted 21 June 2017

Inmarsat today announced a strategic partnership for its new European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight broadband service with Airbus.

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Birmingham Airport to conduct airspace consultations

Posted 21 June 2017

Birmingham Airport is to conduct a consultation to engage with residents that could be affected by newly proposed flightpaths for aircraft departing to the north of the Airport from Runway 33.

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Airbus launches fixed and deployable flight recorders with L3

Posted 21 June 2017

Airbus is to implement new fixed and deployable flight recorders for Airbus' airliner programmes, in collaboration with L3 Technologies.

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Bombardier unveils Ethiopian Airlines as Q400 customer

Posted 21 June 2017

Bombardier said yesterday that Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise is the previously undisclosed customer that signed a firm purchase agreement for five additional Q400 turboprop aircraft.

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Global Jet Capital appoints Chris Paul as Senior Managing Director and General Counsel

Posted 21 June 2017

Global Jet Capital has announced the appointment of Christopher H. Paul as Senior Managing Director and General Counsel.

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Paris Air Show: FIL launches 2018 Farnborough show

Posted 20 June 2017

At the Paris Airshow today, organisers of the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) - Farnborough International Limited (FIL) - detailed their plans for next year's show, which will take place from 16th 22nd July 2018 at the

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Paris Air Show: UK sees £8bn boost from aircraft orders

Posted 20 June 2017

The second day of the Paris Air Show saw 468 aircraft orders and commitments announced by the global aerospace industry, putting the total for the first two days of the show at more than 900.

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Rolls-Royce wins $1.5bn Trent XWB order from Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 20 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for 10 new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare service support.

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Paris Air Show: Delta orders 10 more A321ceo

Posted 20 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show today, Delta Air Lines placed an order for 10 more Airbus A321ceo aircraft, having just ordered 30 of the aircraft type last month.

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NATS and CAAi sign international cooperation agreement

Posted 20 June 2017

NATS Services Limited and CAA International (CAAi) have signed a landmark agreement to cooperate and partner on future international consultancy projects, in an effort to raise global aviation safety standards.

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Paris Air Show: Viva Air signs MoU for 50 A320s

Posted 20 June 2017

Viva Air, the Latin America low cost carrier group owned by Irelandia Aviation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo. The agreement paves the way for the

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Paris Air Show: CDB Aviation orders 45 A320neo

Posted 20 June 2017

Dublin based CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (CDB Aviation) has become Airbus' latest customer for the A320neo, having signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 aircraft, consisting of 30 A320neos and 15 A321neos.

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NATEP awarded £8m by ATI

Posted 20 June 2017

The National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) - an industrial strategy initiative which supports the development of groundbreaking new aerospace technologies - has been awarded £8 million funding for its second round of projects by the

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Paris Air Show: easyJet deploys Airbus Skywise

Posted 20 June 2017

EasyJet announced today that it is enhancing its predictive maintenance programme, with the launch of the Airbus Skywise platform.

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Paris Air Show: Boeing raises new aircraft demand forecast

Posted 20 June 2017

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars.

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GKN Aerospace and Solvay partner on thermoplastic aircraft composites

Posted 20 June 2017

Solvay and GKN Aerospace's Fokker business, have teamed up to promote and accelerate the adoption of thermoplastic composite materials on aircraft, with Solvay becoming a preferred supplier of these innovative

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Paris Air Show: IfAM helicopter wing structure unveiled

Posted 20 June 2017

A new wing structure developed by the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) at the University of Nottingham, was showcased today when Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, unveiled a model of the Airbus Helicopters'

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Southend introduces Flybe flights to Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester

Posted 20 June 2017

Brand new routes to Dublin, Glasgow and Manchester are highlights of a winter schedule that will be available from London Southend Airport, operated through Stobart Air's franchise partnership with Flybe.

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Inmarsat and Thales conclude testing System 21 modem over Global Xpress

Posted 20 June 2017

In May 2017, Inmarsat and Thales executed a series of tests that successfully demonstrated communications using Thales' System 21 on Inmarsat's Global Xpress (GX) high-capacity steerable antennas,

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Paris Air Show: Philippine Airlines orders more Q400s

Posted 20 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show yesterday, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it has signed an agreement with Philippine Airlines, Inc. for the exercise of its seven Q400 aircraft purchase rights.

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Hutchinson Engineering launches Training Academy

Posted 20 June 2017

HutchinsonEngineering has launched a Training Academy addressing the skills shortage in welding and fabrication in the manufacturing sector in Northern Ireland.

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Paris Air Show: orders worth £3.3bn to UK

Posted 19 June 2017

Aerospace manufacturers and airlines announced 354 new orders and commitments on the first day of the biennial Paris Air Show, worth £35 billion globally and an estimated £3.3 billion to the UK.

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GKN Aerospace signs LTA with KHI to supply GTF Compressor components

Posted 19 June 2017

GKN Aerospace has signed a multi-million pound, long term agreement (LTA) with Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) to supply Low Pressure Compressor (LPC) Vanes for the PW1100G-JM and PW1400G-JM PurePower Geared

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Paris Air Show: A320 Airspace interior unveiled

Posted 19 June 2017

Following last year's introduction of the A330neo and A350, Airbus has announced the introduction of the A320 to the Airspace family.

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RAFA awards flying scholarships to six cadets

Posted 19 June 2017

Six air cadets have won flying tuition worth a total of £8,000 thanks to the Royal Air Forces Association (RAFA).

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Advance3 demo engine nears completion

Posted 19 June 2017

Rolls-Royce's future technology strategy has taken another significant step forward as its Advance3 demonstrator engine nears completion.

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Paris Air Show: GECAS orders 100 A320neo

Posted 19 June 2017

Paris Air Show: GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric has signed a firm order for 100 A320neo Family aircraft at the 52nd International Paris Air Show.

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TMD presents Engineering Achievement Award

Posted 19 June 2017

At the end of May, TMD (TMD Technologies Limited) presented the annual Brunel Engineering Celebration of Achievement Award for the 'engineering project with the most commercial potential' at the Brunel University in London.

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HondaJet wiring package contract awarded to GKN Aerospace

Posted 19 June 2017

GKN Aerospace's Fokker business has signed a contract with Honda Aircraft Company to manufacture the complete electrical wiring and interconnection system (EWIS) for the market-leading HondaJet.

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Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Posted 19 June 2017

Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the

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Paris Air Show: A380 given a boost

Posted 19 June 2017

At the Paris Air Show, Airbus has unveiled a development study for an enhanced A380, the A380plus, which includes aerodynamic improvements such as large winglets and other wing refinements that allow for up to 4% fuel burn savings.

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GKN Aerospace and ORNL join forces on additive manufacturing

Posted 19 June 2017

GKN Aerospace and the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have signed a five-year research agreement focused on additive manufacturing.

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Glasgow Prestwick Airport launches Airspace Change consultation

Posted 16 June 2017

Glasgow Prestwick Airport is starting an Airspace Change consultation, inviting members of the public to see its plans and contribute their views.

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Heathrow ranks airlines' emissions and night noise performance

Posted 16 June 2017

For the first time, the 50 busiest airlines at Heathrow will now be publicly ranked on their work to reduce emissions and noise in their operations.

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Edinburgh Airport's May passenger numbers up 10.8%

Posted 16 June 2017

Edinburgh Airport saw 1,231,712 passengers passing through the airport last month, showing a 10.8% increase on May 2016.

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Farsound Aviation wins contract with TS&S Aerospace

Posted 16 June 2017

MRO supply chain and logistics company Farsound Aviation has secured a multi-million-dollar contract renewal with Turbine Services & Solutions Aerospace LLC (TS&S Aerospace), a specialised and leading maintenance,

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Eamonn Brennan appointed Eurocontrol Director General

Posted 16 June 2017

The Eurocontrol Permanent Commission has today appointed Mr Eamonn Brennan as Director General of Eurocontrol with effect from 1 January 2018.

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Rolls-Royce despatches Trent 7000 engines for A330neo

Posted 16 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has despatched the Trent 7000 engines that will power the first flight of the Airbus A330neo.

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Bombardier appoints Michael Ryan as President, Aerostructures and Engineering Services

Posted 15 June 2017

Bombardier Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael Ryan as President, Aerostructures and Engineering Services; effective 1 July 2017.

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Birmingham Airport's May passenger numbers up 19.5%

Posted 15 June 2017

Birmingham Airport has revealed May was another record breaking month with passenger figures showing over 1.2 million people travelled through the terminal giving a 19.5% growth rate year on year.

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Investec agrees to sell aircraft portfolio

Posted 15 June 2017

Investec has agreed to sell 18 aircraft from its managed leasing funds to funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P., working in conjunction with World Star Aviation.

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Inmarsat and Cobham team with United Airlines on SB-S evaluation

Posted 15 June 2017

Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM announced that United Airlines will participate in a technology evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), Inmarsat's next generation flight deck communications platform.

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Amphenol Invotec invests in new lamination tech

Posted 15 June 2017

Automatic Lamination Technology trading under brand name Dynachem are pleased to announce that Amphenol Invotec has installed a state of the art Inner Layer Dry Film Lamination Line capable of handling 25 micron cores.

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Reactive Group acquires Arraid

Posted 15 June 2017

Provider of design, manufacture, sales and support of data storage and networking products, Reactive Group, announced today that it has acquired Arraid Inc., based in Phoenix, Arizona.

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EasyJet partners with Signature Flight Support at Luton Airport

Posted 14 June 2017

EasyJet has announced a partnership with Signature Flight Support that will enable easyJet passengers to use Signature Flight Support's luxury private jet terminal at London Luton Airport.

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IBA questions aviation's preparedness for wave of redeliveries

Posted 14 June 2017

According to independent aviation consultancy IBA, a wave of over 2,000 Airbus A320-200 and Boeing 737-800 redeliveries will take place over the next five years, raising questions over the preparedness of the industry to

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Bell Geospace completes FTG survey for Finland's GTK

Posted 14 June 2017

Bell Geospace, specialist in gravity gradiometry, has completed a Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry (FTG) survey for GTK, an agency of Finland's Ministry of Employment and Economy.

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ADS encourages Government to refresh Brexit strategy

Posted 14 June 2017

The industry association representing the UK's aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, has today said that the Government must refresh its Brexit strategy and reach out to a wider community to build consensus for its

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EasyJet receives first of 130 A320neo aircraft

Posted 14 June 2017

Airbus has delivered easyJet's first A320neo, which is also the airline's 300th A320 Family aircraft, at a ceremony in Toulouse involving Carolyn McCall, easyJet CEO, Gaël Méheust, CFM international CEO, Tom Enders, Airbus

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UK CAA to provide Maldives CAA helicopter ops review

Posted 14 June 2017

The Maldives Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA) has appointed the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) to provide an in-depth review of MCAA's helicopter regulatory oversight capability.

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UK aviation connectivity at threat from European competition

Posted 14 June 2017

The UK's aviation connectivity is under pressure from airports in other European countries, a report released by the trade association for Europe's airports, ACI EUROPE, reveals.

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QinetiQ to host UAS Challenge 2017 at Snowdonia Aerospace Centre

Posted 14 June 2017

QinetiQ will provide Snowdonia Aerospace Centre as the venue for this year's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Challenge, organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

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Peli doubles the size of its centre in Kent

Posted 14 June 2017

Peli Products have doubled the size of their office and facilities at its UK Engineering branch (Peli-Hardigg), within the Brookfield Industrial Estate, in Ashford, Kent, to 40,000 square feet.

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Bureau Veritas releases aerospace AS9100 guidance report

Posted 13 June 2017

With just a matter of days to go until the first implementation deadline of the reformed AS9100 Series for Aerospace, Bureau Veritas is helping to provide greater guidance for organisations who must adhere to the changes with the

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European airports pledge to double 2030 carbon neutrality target

Posted 13 June 2017

As the 27th ACI EUROPE Annual Congress formally kicked off in Paris this morning, the European airport industry renewed its commitment to reducing airports' impact on Climate change, announcing it was doubling its

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WFS conducting ground operations at Paris Air Show

Posted 13 June 2017

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will once again be responsible for ground operations at Le Bourget Parc des Expositions for the 52nd International Paris Air Show from 19 to 25 June 2017.

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G7 Aerospace joins IFS Partner Network

Posted 13 June 2017

IFS has announced that G7 Aerospace Sdn Bhd, a leading enterprise solutions provider to the A&D sector in Malaysia, has joined the IFS Partner Network.

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Record May sees Glasgow Airport's passenger numbers soar

Posted 13 June 2017

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest May on record after more than 910,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 10% on the same period last year.

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SD signs connectivity deal with TAG Aviation

Posted 13 June 2017

Satcom Direct (SD) has signed an exclusive agreement with TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd to incorporate new connectivity services and technology across its UK fleet.

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Gatwick has busiest ever May

Posted 12 June 2017

Gatwick just had its busiest ever May - the airport's 51st consecutive month of growth with more than four million passengers passing through the airport - 6.7% up on the previous year.

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IPC Mouldings fuses with InterTradeIreland

Posted 12 June 2017

Northern Ireland tool manufacturer and injection moulding company, IPC Mouldings (IPC), has announced further investment with a new Material Requirement Planning (MRP) system and a partnership with InterTradeIreland's FUSION project.

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Manchester Airport's May passenger volumes up +11.9%

Posted 12 June 2017

At Manchester Airport, record numbers of passengers travelling long haul and within Europe meant that passenger volumes grew 11.9% and the growing breadth of the airport's long haul network drove cargo tonnage to 12.9% growth.

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Jet2.com launches Stansted - New York flights

Posted 12 June 2017

London Stansted Airport received a boost this month with the announcement that Jet2.com is launching four exclusive flights to New York this winter.

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Bombardier sells five Q400s

Posted 12 June 2017

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that it has concluded a firm order for five Q400 aircraft with an undisclosed customer.

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Boeing triples UK supply chain direct spending to £2.1bn

Posted 12 June 2017

Boeing today reports that its direct spending with UK suppliers has tripled over the last six years to £2.1 billion, supporting an estimated 16,500 jobs in the tier one UK supply chain, a rise of 80% over the same period.

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HMG Paints scores awards hat-trick

Posted 12 June 2017

The UK's largest independent paint manufacturer, HMG Paints, have taken the top prize at the prestigious Family Business of the Year Awards 2017, being crowned Supreme Champions, whilst also scooping two other awards.

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