Welsh Wings for Delta as airline orders 100 aircraft
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Welsh Wings for Delta as airline orders 100 aircraft

Key US airline Delta Airlines (DL/DAL) has ordered 100 Airbus A321neo aircraft from the European airframer in a snub to US-based Boeing. Traditionally a Boeing operator, the Atlanta based airline has chosen the Airbus A321neo over the Boeing 737max10 in order to refresh its fleet of ageing 737’s & A320 aircraft. [read more]

Morson Group
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Morson Projects recruits former Marshall Aviation staff at Broughton

Engineering company Morson Projects has today announced it has recruited 14 experienced aviation engineers who previously worked for Marshall Aviation Services. Marshall Aviation Services closed their operation at Broughton in Flintshire earlier this year caused the loss of around 140 jobs at the North Wales site. The announcement by Morson Projects [read more]

Airbus A350XWB (Credit: Airbus)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

Airbus update shows challenging year

Airbus has said that it faces a “challenging year” when it released its 1st Quarter update. The airframer which employs over 6000 people in Wales had anticipated the challenging start to 2016 however it does expect the commercial outlook to improve as the year progresses. The new orders for the [read more]

A350-1000 Wing Production
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Airbus improves wing assembly at Broughton

Airbus has improved the wing assembly procedure for the Airbus A350XWB at its Broughton plant in North Wales. When Airbus designed the wing for the A350 it was designed to be built horizontally as opposed to the traditional vertical build. The advantage being the wing never has to be rotated [read more]