Airbus A220-300 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Aviation engineering news

Airbus’ half-year profits show strong growth

Airbus’ half-year profits, which were released this week, show the European aerospace giant is continuing strong growth buoyed by some recent large orders for airliners. The Toulouse-based airframer reported revenue of €27.7 billion for the year (H1) to the 30th of June 2023 which when adjusted for EBIT* totals €2.6 [read more]

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon display at RIAT 2023 (Image: Max Thrust Digital)
Air show news

Air Tattoo 2023 winners announced

As well as being an airshow visited by 150,000 people, the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) is a competition for participants and this year’s winners were recently announced at the event’s annual award ceremony. Winners included the RAF Typhoon Display team which won The Steedman Display Sword (British participant with [read more]

Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 (Image: UK Aviation Media)
Airline news

Qatar Airways return to Cardiff takes a step closer

Qatar Airways return to Cardiff Airport (CWL/EGFF) has taken a step closer with the airline applying for slot pairs into the Welsh Capital from Doha. The application made to Airport Coordination Ltd (ACL) shows the airline has requested four weekly slots starting on the 18th December 2023. Information from application [read more]

Aviation engineering news

ZeroAvia completes first hydrogen test flight campaign

Leading aviation hydrogen power specialists ZeroAvia has successfully completed it’s first test campaign with its Dornier Do228 test bed. The aircraft has been retro-fitted with a ZA600 Hydrogen-electric engine which has undergone initial endurance and altitude tests which meet the highest anticipated results. ZeroAvia have operated 10 flights from Cotswolds [read more]

Aviation engineering news

Airbus H175 wins approval from Chinese regulators

Airbus Helicopters super medium segment H175 has been granted approval from Chinese regulators paving the way for deliveries to begin in one of the most demanding markets. Four H175s are already set to be delivered this year now thay certification from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has been achieved. [read more]