A350-1000 Wing Production
Aviation engineering news

Airbus improves wing assembly at Broughton

Airbus has improved the wing assembly procedure for the Airbus A350XWB at its Broughton plant in North Wales. When Airbus designed the wing for the A350 it was designed to be built horizontally as opposed to the traditional vertical build. The advantage being the wing never has to be rotated [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Freebird to operate for Thomson

Istanbul based Freedbird Airlines (FH/FHY) has been confirmed as the operator for the weekly Thomson flight from Cardiff (CWL) to Dalaman (DLM) this summer. The Airline which started life in June 2000 operates an 8 strong fleet of modern Airbus A320 aircraft and carries out charters across Europe and the [read more]