easyJet recruitment campaign parodies Top Gun
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easyJet recruitment campaign parodies Top Gun

Calling all mavericks! easyJet (U2/EZY) has launched a new recruitment campaign which sees kids parody the 1980s classic, Top Gun! The video sees kids recreate scenes from the film in a bid to dispel stereotypes around roles in aviation such as only 6% of the world’s pilots being female. Aimed [read more]

Caerdav’s name has been officially unveiled by Chairman Bruce Dickinson (L) and CEO Joachim Jones (R).
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Ryanair selects Caerdav for winter maintenance

Ryanair has selected South Wales MRO provider Caerdav for winter maintenance of its Boeing 737 fleet. Formerly known as Cardiff Aviation, Caerdav was started by Iron Maiden front man Bruce Dickinson with help from the Welsh Government. After a rocky start, the MRO specialist has contracts with EasyJet and TUI [read more]

CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL
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MAGicALL wins contract to supply CityAirbus motors

Camarillo, California-based MAGicALL has been selected by Airbus to produce and supply the electric motors for its CityAirbus eVTOL urban transport project. MAGicALL specialises in producing lightweight brushless motors and will become the power behind CityAirbus’ NextGen electric propulsion system with features that will match its unique design. Joerg P. [read more]

Airbus A330neo (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Airbus: April figures show 48 deliveries

European airframer Airbus has published its orders and deliveries for April 2022 which show it delivered 48 airliners to 34 customers. The deliveries included 38 A320neo family aircraft, 7 Airbus A220s, 2 Airbus 330 (1x ceo 1x neo) and 5 Airbus A350 aircraft. Wizz Air UK and Virgin Atlantic (Air [read more]

Airbus A220 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
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Strong start to 2022 for Airbus

European airframer Airbus has posted a strong start to 2022 with revenues hitting €12bn (EBIT Adjusted €1.3 bn) and 142 airliners delivered. Airbus also posted strong order figures with a gross figure of 253 although this only actually is 83 net orders after taking into account cancellations. As a result [read more]