Category: Europe

Vietjet and Airbus To Establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320 Full-Flight Simulator (FFS) to conduct flight crew training for its A320 family fleet. In addition, the agreement provides Maintenance training services via the Airbus […]

EASA and Ukraine Extend Cooperation On Air Traffic Management

Reading Time: < 1 minute EASA and the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine (SAAU) concluded a new Working Arrangement (WA) on 18 January 2016. While being a step forward in EASA-SAAU relations, the new WA will also facilitate preparations for the implementation of the envisaged EU-Ukraine Common Aviation Area Agreement. The WA ensures the facilitated certification of EU and Ukrainian […]

Dublin Airport to Create Over 200 New Jobs With Ground Handling Expansion

Reading Time: < 1 minute Some 200 new positions are to be created at Dublin Airport by ground handling service Swissport. Swissport says its ground handling business at saw growth of 23% last year – and is expected to grow by a further 10% in 2016. The company is recruiting staff for over 200 new positions in the areas of […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]

Air France Officially Inaugurates Its A380 Between Paris and Mexico

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France officially inaugurated its Airbus A380, the Company’s largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet, on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Mexico route. To celebrate the event, Frédéric Gagey, Air France Chairman and CEO, Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO, and a delegation led by Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the […]

Bristow Group Invests in Drone Operator Sky-Futures

Reading Time: < 1 minute Helicopter services company Bristow Group is branching out to unmanned aerial vehicles, announcing a $4.2 million investment in UK-based Sky-Futures, a provider of drone inspection data services for the oil and gas industry. The investment gives Bristow access to Sky-Futures UAV or drone inspection operational expertise, data capturing and analysis and training capabilities. “In this new market reality […]

FTEJerez to Supply Graduate Pilots to easyJet

Reading Time: < 1 minute Flight Training Europe (FTE Jerez) has been selected by easyJet to provide pilot graduates to be the future First Officers and Captains. In a release from FTE, it was stated that easyJet plans to assess and recruit current FTEJerez students and graduate pilots with a view to offering a number of flying opportunities as easyJet […]

Airbus Starts A350-1000 Final Assembly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350 XWB Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse, France. This A350-1000, one of three flight test aircraft to be built, will take to the skies for its maiden flight before the end of 2016. A350-1000 deliveries will start in mid-2017. To ensure […]

Airbus Will Develop Full Flight Simulator For H160

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus Helicopters has partnered with Thales and Helisim to develop and deploy the full flight simulator (FFS) for the H160. In line with the “born ready” strategy implemented by the H160. since the beginning of its development, the FFS will be available to support the H160’s entry into service. This partnership between experienced and recognized […]

Michelin Will Equip the Boeing 777-300ER On The Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute Michelin announced today that beginning in July 2016, it will be the sole source tire supplier for the main landing gear on the final assembly line for the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range), the 777-200LR (Long Range) and the 777 Cargo. As a result, this long-haul aircraft, which can transport 400 passengers on flights covering distances […]