Solvay manufacturing, Wrexham
Aviation engineering news

Aircraft materials firm creates 50 jobs in North Wales

Belgian aircraft materials manufacturer Solvay has said it plans to create up to 50 jobs in North Wales as it expands its adhesives, surfacing films and lightning strike protection operations. The state-of-the-art facility in Wrexham will manufacture aerospace structural adhesives and surfacing films at the new site which was inaugurated on the [read more]

Airline news

797 another step closer for Boeing after Delta talks

Boeing’s new middle-market aeroplane, likely to be dubbed the 797, is another step closer to reality after talks with Delta Airlines. The Seattle based airframer has had discussions with Delta with a view to them launching the aircraft. Delta is looking to replace around 100 of the ageing middle-market aircraft it [read more]

Boeing 777-8X (Image: Boeing)
Airline news

Airbus & Boeing working on aircraft for Qantas project

Both Airbus and Boeing have said they are working on aircraft to meet the requirements of Qantas’ Project Sunrise. Project Sunrise is designed to meet Qantas’ requirement for ultra-long-range (ULR) aircraft capable of operating non-stop from Sydney or Melbourne to London. Boeing is said to be close to finalising the [read more]