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BAA Training to Start Using Unleaded Aviation Fuel

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training, one of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centres in Europe, and Air BP, one of the world’s largest suppliers of aviation fuel products and services, have signed an agreement expanding the cooperation. Air BP will supply Avgas 100LL aviation fuel to all BAA Training flight bases, as well as unleaded aviation […]

Breaking Stereotypes: Woman at the Controls of an Aircraft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most likely the first association with an airplane pilot will be a male in an accurate uniform. The picture is not completely inaccurate since about 95% of all active pilots in the world are in fact male. However, there is a small, but brave part of this profession that is growing every year – pilot […]

Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 Receives US Certification

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Pearl® 15, the exclusive engine option for Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft, has received its official certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The engine, which was developed at the Rolls-Royce Centre of Excellence for Business Aviation engines in Dahlewitz, Germany, has previously been certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency […]

Air Canada Takes Delivery of Its First A220

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Canada has taken delivery of its first A220-300, designed, built and delivered from the Mirabel A220 programme facilities in Canada. The first aircraft out of an order of 45 will enter service in January 2020, making Air Canada the first airline to operate the A220-300 in North America. The A220 will enable the Montreal-based […]

Rolls-Royce Unveils All-Electric Plane Targeting the Record Books

Reading Time: 3 minutes Rolls-Royce’s ambitions to build the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft have taken an important step forward with the unveiling of the plane at Gloucestershire Airport. Work will now begin on integrating the ground-breaking electrical propulsion system to enable the zero-emissions plane to make a run for the record books with a target speed of 300+ MPH […]

Updates of CAIS 2020 Distinguished Speakers

Reading Time: 2 minutes At present, the international aviation manufacturing industry has entered a period of rapid development. Various new technologies, new materials, and new technologies are constantly developing. The upstream and downstream of the industry chain are facing many challenges such as resource integration and technological breakthroughs. Cross-industry collaboration has become the key to improving the competitiveness of […]

First Airbus A350-1000 Joins Air Caraïbes’ Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Caraïbes (a member airline of Groupe Dubreuil) has taken delivery of its first A350-1000, the largest member of Airbus’ new-generation A350 XWB Family, making it the first French operator of the type. The airline plans to operate its A350-1000s alongside its three A350-900s and six A330s on routes from Paris to the French Caribbean. […]

BAA Training Vietnam to Start 2020 with 90% of Utilization

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, a brand new aviation training centre in Vietnam, ends the year with the outstanding results of the first quarter of operations as it is about to enter 2020 with 90% utilization of the first Airbus A320 full flight simulator. The branch of BAA Training – a globally recognized aviation training provider and […]

Israel Aerospace Industries Considers Expansion Into Lithuania

Reading Time: 2 minutes Israel‘s biggest aviation company, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is looking to strike a deal with full-service aircraft maintenance provider Aviatic MRO to begin operations at an airport in northern Lithuania. State-owned IAI in cooperation with Aviatic MRO has identified Šiauliai International Airport as a potential European site for expanding its global operations. The airport has […]

Aviatic MRO Set to Open Europe’s Largest Aircraft Maintenance Facility

Reading Time: 2 minutes An investment of 20m Euros is aimed at creating one of the largest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities in Europe. Aviatic MRO will begin work early in 2020 to transform the 23,000 square meter Šiauliai International Airport, in Lithuania and bring 1,000 high-skilled aviation technician jobs to the region. The company will provide maintenance […]