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Rolls-Royce pitch for Emirates 787-10 power

UK Engine manufacturer Rolls -Royce is engaged in talks to pitch its Trent 1000 as the power-plant for Emirates new Dreamliners. The Derby based company is one of two engine options on the Dreamliner and will be competing with US giant General Electric (GE). Emirates gave Boeing a commitment to [read more]

Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders
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Airbus setback as Boeing wins big orders

European airframer Airbus has suffered a setback on day one of the Dubai Airshow with a planned announcement for an A380 deal failing to materialise as Boeing wins big orders instead. Emirates (EK/UAE) was expected to give the Airbus A380 a lifeline but instead has chosen to delay that deal [read more]

Boeing on schedule to open Sheffield facility in 2018
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Boeing on schedule to open Sheffield facility in 2018

Seattle based air-framer Boeing is on track to open it’s new Sheffield facility in 2018, Boeings first dedicated manufacturing facility in Europe. Boeing Sheffield will manufacture spur gears, shafts and housings with materials that are also sourced in the UK. The result of a £20m investment, the facility will support global [read more]

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Bombardier hit with 220% U.S. import tariff

 The U.S. Department of Commerce in an initial ruling has imposed “countervailing duties” of 220% on imports of Bombardier Canada’s C Series aircraft. The decision is subject to final consideration by the Department of Commerce and the US International Trade Commission. If the ruling is confirmed, and CSeries imports are [read more]

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Search for MH370 officially ends

The search to find the missing Malaysian airlines flight MH370 has officially ended today, nearly 3 years after the aircraft disappeared. Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 left Kaula Lumpur at 00:42 Malaysian time (MYT) bound for Beijing, China. The aircraft, 9M-MRO was a state of the art Boeing 777-200ER. The flight [read more]

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Qantas announces London to Perth non-stop

Australian airline Qantas (QF/QFA) have announced the introduction of a non-stop service from London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) to Perth (PER/YPPH) in Western Australia. The flight has been made possible by the class leading performance of Boeing’s 787-9 Dreamliner which will operate the flight. Carrying over 260 passengers, the flight will take [read more]