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Civil Aviation

Airbus & easyJet sign ‘green aircraft’ research agreement

European airframer Airbus has signed an agreement with leading Low-Cost Carrier easyJet (U2/EZY) to research Hybrid and Electic ‘Green’ aircraft. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the companies will see them cooperate in a joint research project to asses the viability and look at solutions for hybrid and electric-powered aircraft [read more]

Jacob Schram appointed new CEO of Norwegian
Civil Aviation

Norwegian appoints Jacob Schram as new CEO

Low-Cost Airline group Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian) has appointed Jacob Schram as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment was approved by the Board of Directors and Mr Schram will take up the post from 1st January 2020. Niels Smedegaard, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Norwegian said [read more]

Emirates A350-900 Artists Impression (Image: Airbus)
Airshow News

Dubai Airshow picks up for Airbus

After a slow start for all manufacturers the 2019 Dubai Airshow has picked for European Airframer Airbus. The Toulouse based company has seen orders for 50 Airbus A350’s from Emirates Airlines and an order for 120 A320 family aircraft from Low-Cost carrier Air Arabia. The emirates deal is for 50 [read more]

Heathrow Airport
Engineering & Leasing

British Airways brings AI to the Apron

British Airways (BA/BAW) has introduced Artificial Intelligence to help speed up getaways from Terminal 5 at London Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL). The Advance Neural Networks will use a network of cameras set up around the aircraft stand which will compare live footage of the complex turnaround process with the proposed schedule. [read more]