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Aviation & Aerospace Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

DHL Express Germany and the Airport Munich GmbH to build a new freight building at Munich Airport

(PRESS RELEASE) BONN/ MUNICH, 23-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Express Germany has announced it is investing EUR 70 million to expand its European capacities with a new gateway at Munich International Airport. The logistics company has signed a contract with … Read the full press release

BAE Systems supports UK’s economic recovery by getting people back to work and creating new jobs

(PRESS RELEASE) FARNBOROUGH, 15-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company, BAE Systems goes on with its plans of recruiting a record number of apprentices, despite the Covid-19 pandemic. In February, more than 9,000 people across the … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce to pioneer a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future; joins UN Race to Zero campaign

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading British engineering company has announced it is setting an ambitious net zero carbon by 2050 goal at the core of future innovation and growth. The company is joining the UN Race to … Read the full press release

A UK first for asset management: AmeyVTOL successfully trialled first drone inspection beyond visual line of sight

(PRESS RELEASE) OXFORD, 29-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AmeyVTOL announces a successful demonstration of the first drone inspection of UK infrastructure to go beyond visual line of sight (BVLoS). During the demonstration, the VTOL flying wing surveyed an area of 2km … Read the full press release

COVID-19: Two Dassault aircraft joins Resilience unit of the French Defense Ministry

(PRESS RELEASE) SAINT-CLOUD, France, 6-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dassault Aviation has made two Falcon business jets available to the French Defense Ministry as part of the Operation Resilience to deal with the health crisis linked to COVID-19. The Operation Resilience … Read the full press release

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM’s date [29 Apr 2020] remains unchanged

Hexagon: 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports published; AGM's date on 29 Apr 2020 remains unchanged

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading sensor, software and autonomous solutions company Hexagon announced it has released its 2019 Annual and Sustainability reports. Both reports are made publicly available on the company’s web site at hexagon.com. Hexagon’s intention … Read the full press release

EH GROUP ENGINEERING awarded EU Horizon 2020

EH Group Engineering AG awarded EU Horizon 2020

Accelerator Pilot Grant: EUR 1.48M (PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, Switzerland, 3-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EH Group Engineering AG is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a grant from the European Commission as part of the highly competitive Horizon 2020 … Read the full press release

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument – the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

Measurement professionals can now perform all surveying tasks with one instrument - the newest version of Leica Nova MS60 MultiStation

(PRESS RELEASE) HEERBRUGG, Switzerland, 19-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Hexagon’s Leica Geosystems has unveiled its new version of Leica Nova MS60, the world’s first MultiStation. Leica Nova MS60’s newest version will allow its users to perform all surveying tasks with one … Read the full press release

PGZ announces cooperation with American company Bell Textron for the Polish helicopter program

(PRESS RELEASE) WARSAW, 6-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) announces partnership with Bell Textron Inc. (Bell) for a joint cooperation on the “Kruk” helicopter program implemented by Polish Ministry of National Defence. The agreement, signed at Wojskowe Zakłady … Read the full press release

Safran welcomes newly appointed Vice President, Public Affairs, Fabien Menant

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 29-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran announces the appointment of Fabien Menant as Vice President, Public Affairs, from February 1, 2020. Fabien reports to Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Relations, Alexandre Ziegler. Fabien started his … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

Ahlstrom-Munksjö confirms its support to coated and bonded abrasives manufacturers by joining the Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers initiative

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö has just announced it is joining the newly launched initiative called SEAM (from Sustainable European Abrasive Manufacturers) aimed at improving the sustainability of the abrasive industry. SEAM was announced on January 21, … Read the full press release

Launching the SEAM Program, a New Framework Dedicated to the Sustainability of the Abrasive Industry

After years of unwavering commitment to quality and safety in the use of abrasives and production processes, European abrasive companies are again joining forces to implement sustainability measures industry-wide, thanks to SEAM. (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 21-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Today, … Read the full press release

Crafting qualifications to accelerate adoption of Additive Manufacturing

The first diplomas awarded for the new harmonized qualification system for AM developed by EWF will contribute to a faster adoption of this key enabling technology and ensure the future of European industrial competitiveness (PRESS RELEASE) PORTO SALVO, Portugal, 28-Nov-2019 … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power and Boeing joint venture announces the appointment of the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco

(PRESS RELEASE) CASABLANCA, Morocco, 9-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — On July 3, 2019, Zahira Bouaouda, became the first woman to manage an aerospace company in Morocco. Zahira was appointed President of MATIS Aerospace, specializing in electrical wiring interconnection systems. In 1997, … Read the full press release

PNE and its partners reduce light emissions from obstruction lighting of wind power turbines with new detection system

(PRESS RELEASE) CUXHAVEN, 7-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — PNE AG and its partners has successfully developed a ready-to-use system for “on-demand night-time marking” (BNK) of wind power turbines for a wind farm comprising different turbine types. The system can now be … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce and Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency launch first collaborative digital technology project

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 23-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Following the signing of MoU to partner on digital service solutions at the Farnborough Air Show in July 2018, Singapore’s Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and Rolls-Royce have launched the first collaborative … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters: Philippines first to order ACH160 in Southeast Asia and Pacific region

(PRESS RELEASE) MANILA, Philippines, 22-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters launches ACH160 model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region with an order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines. The helicopter will be used for private and business … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 18-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AkzoNobel to acquire French aerospace coatings manufacturer Mapaero. The intended acquisition will strengthen AkzoNobel’s global position in aerospace coatings and contribute directly towards delivering the company’s 2020 guidance. Mapaero was established in 1992, … Read the full press release

Egis awards double degree scholarship from ENAC and INP-HB to Ivorian student

(PRESS RELEASE) GUYANCOURT, France, 9-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Egis along with the Centre des Métiers de l’Aviation – Abidjan (CMA) to provide scholarship to an Ivorian student with a double degree from the Institut National Polytechnique d’Abidjan and the Ecole … Read the full press release

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems’ world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

New plant in Feyzin, France will consolidate Safran Landing Systems' world leadership in aircraft carbon brakes

Carbon brakes by Safran in use on more than 10,000 airplanes deployed by some 500 airlines worldwide (PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 8-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran has just announced it is going to build a new plant in Feyzin focused on … Read the full press release

China Southern Airlines’ new Beijing airport base at Beijing Daxing Airport will use 177 escalator and elevator units from thyssenkrupp Elevator

thyssenkrupp Elevator at Beijing Daxing Airline Catering Centre

(PRESS RELEASE) ESSEN, 17-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — thyssenkrupp Elevator will supply 22 escalators and 155 elevators (177 units) for the China Southern Airlines’ new Beijing airport base at Beijing Daxing Airport. China Southern Airlines has recently moved to a two-hub … Read the full press release

VINCI Airports now owns majority shareholding in London Gatwick airport

(PRESS RELEASE) RUEIL-MALMAISON CEDEX, 14-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports completes the acquisition of a majority shareholding (50.01%) in London Gatwick airport. The airport is a freehold property and the UK’s second-largest airport. The transaction fits perfectly into the VINCI … Read the full press release

Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel recognised for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 8-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel has won an award for its contribution in reducing black carbon emissions. The competition has five categories, and Neste won in the category for solutions reducing black carbon … Read the full press release

Airport of the Year award: Lisbon airport recognised for its excellence at the 2019 Air Transport Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) LISBON, 7-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VINCI Airports announces that Lisbon airport has been named Airport of the Year by Air Transport News (ATN) at the 2019 Air Transport Awards, held in partnership with the Hermes Air Transport Organization. … Read the full press release

NH Research’s 9300 Battery Test and Battery Emulation Solutions Now Expandable to 2.4 MW

NH Research Enabling Electrification with Higher Power Modular Battery Test and Battery Emulation (PRESS RELEASE) IRVINE, CA, U.S.A., 3-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NH Research Inc. (NHR), a leading provider of power electronics test solutions for the aerospace, automotive, defense and energy … Read the full press release

Milestone: 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights for the ultra-reliable long distance business aircraft engine – the Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 17-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has just announced its Tay 611-8 engine has recently reached to 10 million flying hours milestone in after having had nearly 5 million flights. The engine was originally launched in 1987 and … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines to power Air Premia’s 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), the latest version of the Trent 1000 will … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce announces blisk production milestone in its Oberursel factory

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERURSEL, Germany, 12-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce Oberursel factory reaches another milestone as it shipped out its 10,000th blisk. Blisks (blade integrated disks) comprised of both rotor disk and blades are highly complex components. Oberursel is the Centre … Read the full press release

Jeroen Schouten Named Regional Manager, Europe of AeroGo, Inc.

Product offerings that solve challenges inherent to moving heavy loads (PRESS RELEASE) SEATTLE, WA, United States, 20-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AeroGo, Inc. is pleased to welcome Jeroen Schouten to the position of Regional Manager for Europe. Jeroen’s considerable expertise in … Read the full press release

Airbus takes its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services to 2019’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia

(PRESS RELEASE) LANGKAWI, Malaysia, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus to exhibit its entire range of commercial aircraft, defence, space and helicopter products and services at this year’s LIMA air show in Langkawi, Malaysia. Indeed, Airbus will be the largest international … Read the full press release