Airbus increases hydrogen innovation with UK centre
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus increases hydrogen innovation with UK centre

Airbus is launching the Zero Emissions Development Centre (ZEDC) to strengthen its presence in the UK and boost hydrogen fuel system innovation. One of ZEDC’s first priorities will be to develop the “cost-competitive cryogenic fuel systems” which will be needed for the Airbus ZEROe project which aims to put a [read more]

Barnbrook systems managing director Tony Barnett (L) and Sir Donald Spiers, then chairman of Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (R) at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow in front of a helicopter with Barnbrook System's fuel switch
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

UK’s Barnbrook Systems wins Polish AW101 contract

Hampshire based Barnbrook Systems Ltd, which employs 35 people, has been selected to supply Poland’s search and rescue helicopter fleet with cutting edge technology which will allow the Leonardo AW101s to refuel mid-flight. Barnbrook will supply 64 of its smart fuel pressure fuel switches for us on 16 AW101s which [read more]

Sun Express Boeing 737 (Max Thrust Digital)

Sun Express plans Bristol and Newcastle expansion

Turkish/German carrier Sun Express (XQ/SXS) has said it plans to launch flights from Bristol Airport (BRS/EGGD) and Newcastle Airport (NCL/EGNT) from 2023 bringing its UK destinations to eight. Making the announcement at the Routes Europe conference Sun Express confirmed it was also looking to expand its existing UK airports including [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

British Airways owner confirms 50 aircraft 737 Max order

British Airways parent International Airlines Group (IAG) has finally confirmed an order for 50 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, 3 years after showing interest in the airliner. The order consists of 25 Max 200s (currently used only by Ryanair) and 25 Max 10s (after certification). Industry sources have suggested that Boeing [read more]

Civil Aviation

Loganair launches Newcastle to Norway flights

Hot off the heels of the resumption of Norway flights from Edinburgh, Scottish airline Loganair (LM/LOG) has launched new flights from Newcastle (NCL/EGNT). The Newcastle to Stavanger service gets underway for the first time since the pandemic and later this week (Saturday 21st May) sees the start of the brand [read more]