Solvay manufacturing, Wrexham
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Aircraft materials firm creates 50 jobs in North Wales

Belgian aircraft materials manufacturer Solvay has said it plans to create up to 50 jobs in North Wales as it expands its adhesives, surfacing films and lightning strike protection operations. The state-of-the-art facility in Wrexham will manufacture aerospace structural adhesives and surfacing films at the new site which was inaugurated on the [read more]

Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Welsh wings help A350 fly ultra-long range

Welsh wings made by Airbus in Broughton are helping the newly delivered Airbus A350-900ULR fly routes up to 9,700nm. The Ultra Long Range (ULR) variant of the ground breaking A350XWB range of aircraft has just entered service with Singapore Airlines, who have ordered 7 of the type. Aside from the [read more]

Christine Ourmières-Widener, the CEO of Flybe (centre), launches the new FlyShe programme with just some of her many female colleagues
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FlyShe – The Flybe initiative to address gender diversity

Regional airline Flybe (BE/BEE) has become the latest airline to launch an initiative aimed at attracting women into aviation but FlyShe goes beyond the flight deck. FlyShe is being spearheaded by Flybe’s CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener, the UK’s only female airline CEO, and is aimed at inspiring the next generation of [read more]