LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Civil Aviation

Boeing to cut another 7000 jobs as losses deepen

US aerospace giant Boeing is looking to cut another 7000 jobs across its global workforce as losses at the Seattle-based company deepen. Boeing said that by the end of 2021 its workforce will be 20% lower than pre-pandemic levels, dropping from 160,000 to 130,000 employees. The news comes as Boeing [read more]

British Airways Boeing 747-400 NEGUS (Image: Stuart Bailey/British Airways)
Civil Aviation

Negus 747 to be preserved at Cotswold Airport

Cotswold Airport put a mysterious post up late on Sunday evening on its Instagram story saying that news was dropping and pictured the British Airways Negus Liveried Boeing 747-400. Shortly after midnight, they posted another part of the story saying “We have saved her” meaning that G-CIVB was being saved [read more]

Boeing demonstrated the 787-8 with a near vertical take-off (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Boeing’s Q3 deliveries drop 55% on last year

The number of aircraft delivered by Boeing in the 3rd Quarter of 2020 has dropped 55% compared the same period last year. Figures from Boeing show that they delivered just 28 commercial aircraft during the 3rd quarter and just 98 aircraft so far in 2020. Boeings deliveries have been hit [read more]

A330-900-TAP (Image: G.Housse/Airbus)
Engineering & Leasing

A330 in focus as Airbus delivers 1500th

Airbus delivered the 1500th Airbus A330 airliner on the 21st September to US Airline Delta (DL/DAL) marking the latest milestone in this pioneering and hugely popular product line. In this article, we look back at the beginnings of the A330 and its 2014 reboot. A300 Replacement The Airbus A330 was [read more]

Rolls-Royce
Engineering & Leasing

Rolls-Royce Engines: What’s in a name?

Rolls-Royce for many is the gold standard in jet engines, they power some of the biggest, fastest and most-efficient aircraft in the sky such as the Trent powered Boeing 777 or the mighty Pegasus powered Harrier Jump-Jet. The names alone – Olympus, Proteus, Nene – are names that conjure up [read more]

Dublin Aerospace
Engineering & Leasing

Exeter Aerospace launches in former Flybe Facility

Dublin, Ireland based Aviation maintenance company, Dublin Aerospace Group, has launched Exeter Aerospace in the former Flybe Maintenance Facility at Exeter Airport. The group already provides maintenance for Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 & A330 families at its site in Ireland but now aims to complement that with regional jet [read more]

Boeing
Engineering & Leasing

Boeing Exec says Hydrogen airliner unlikely any time soon

A top Boeing executive and product developer has poured water onto claims by Airbus that it will have a Hydrogen-powered airline in service by 2035. Commercial vice-president and general manager of product development at Boeing, Michael Sinnett, spoke the day after Airbus made the announcement and said that while Hydrogen [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus at risk of collapse says CEO

Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury has warned that Airbus is potentially at risk of collapse due to the ongoing global crisis caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Speak to French Radio station RTL said that the company must take the right measures to protect the business and if it didn’t then the [read more]

Emirates Airbus A380 at London Gatwick (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Final A380 completed at Toulouse

The transfer of Airbus A380 MSN 272 from Station 40 to Station 35 yesterday marked the completion of the last ever Airbus A380 to be built. Airbus announced in 2019 that it was ending production of the Superjumbo after sales of the type slumped and airlines cancelling orders in favour [read more]