Tag Archives: Aviation

Heathrow: UK’s first electric-hybrid aircraft to touch down at the UK’s hub free of charge for a year

Speaking at the BusinessGreen Summit, CEO John Holland-Kaye will open the incentive to all airlines operating at Heathrow both now and in the future The grand innovation prize is the latest in a suite of measures designed to encourage airlines … Read the full press release

Inmarsat names Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA)

LONDON, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, today announced the appointment of Kai Tang as Senior Vice President of Business and General Aviation (BGA). Kai joins the Inmarsat Aviation business from Inmarsat Government, … Read the full press release

Indra: The Helicopter Simulation Center (CESIHEL) of the Aviation Academy of the Spanish Army is one of the most advanced simulation centers in Europe

CESIHEL has eight simulators of different helicopter models connected to a network, allowing training in the most complex mission scenarios. It is a reference center in Europe with such a capacity to jointly train from different sites. It is the … Read the full press release

ZAL invests on €2.6M Laser Shock Peening facility at ZAL TechCenter in Hamburg

The ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research is strengthening its position as one of the leading aviation industry innovation centers worldwide. Today, Wednesday, in the presence of Hamburg’s First Mayor, Dr Peter Tschentscher, the infrastructure for Laser Shock Peening (LSP) … Read the full press release

New Department of Aerospace, Aeronautics and Geodesy established at the Technical University of Munich

MUNICH, 24-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In response to epoch-making developments in aviation and space flight, the Bavarian Minister President Dr. Markus Söder announced the establishment of a new engineering department at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in his government statement … Read the full press release

CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt Rolls-Royce LessorCare across its existing and future fleet of Trent-powered aircraft

LONDON, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced CMIG Aviation Capital as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. CMIG Aviation Capital will adopt the service across their existing and future fleet … Read the full press release

StormGeo becomes a one-stop-shop for digital navigation and planning for the modern maritime industry with the acquisition of Nautisk

STOCKHOLM, 05-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The quote “A little rain never hurt anybody” is not a wise recommendation. At least not if you ask EQT portfolio company StormGeo – the leading provider of weather intelligence and decision support for companies operating … Read the full press release

Airbus-developed Skywise open data platform now with more than 6,000 users around the world

Airbus’ Skywise open data platform has developed into an industry leader TOULOUSE, 04-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In less than three years’ time, Skywise has evolved from a promising concept to the aviation sector’s most robust data asset, with more than … Read the full press release

Heathrow: Parliament unambiguously backed expanding Heathrow ending decades of political debate

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare … Read the full press release

Nordic Aviation Capital delivered two Embraer E190s to Pegas Fly on lease

BILLUND, Denmark, 13-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) is pleased to confirm that it has delivered two Embraer E190s, MSNs 19000264 and 19000481 to LLC “IKAR” (d.b.a. Pegas Fly) on lease. About Nordic Aviation Capital NAC is the industry’s … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN) inflight wifi solution will be available for the business aviation market by January 2019

Award-winning solution developed with Deutsche Telekom will offer unprecedented connectivity to business jets, with commercial service expected by early 2019 LONDON, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its … Read the full press release

Inmarsat’s market-leading Jet ConneX business aviation inflight wifi service now installed and activated on 275 business jets worldwide

Impressive milestone reached after next-generation service is selected by the world’s leading business jet manufacturers as a preferred linefit option LONDON, 02-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its … Read the full press release

“RESIST” research project strengthens the competitiveness of German manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive and aviation sectors

Shared press release by the German partners of the “RESIST” research project (Airbus Innovations, Fraunhofer IIS/EAS, Reutlingen University, Infineon Technologies AG, MunEDA, Nexperia Germany, Robert Bosch, Munich University of Technology, University of Bremen, Volkswagen) MUNICH, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The partners … Read the full press release

UEA research aims to improve how we respond to explosive volcanic eruptions and better forecast volcanic ash dispersal

Researchers from UEA have helped provide fresh insight into how huge volcanic ash plumes, which can critically disrupt aviation and cause major impact on the ground, are transported in the atmosphere. NORWICH, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In 2010, the eruption of … Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL signs new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European Network Service (NewPENS)

BRUSSELS, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a common procurement action, EUROCONTROL and forty-one industry partners, primarily air navigation service providers (ANSPs), today launched a new contract with BT for the provision and management of a secure and highly resilient New Pan-European … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce: Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and future fleets of Trent-powered aircraft

Westhampnett, United Kingdom, 10-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rolls-Royce has announced Jackson Square Aviation as a new customer for LessorCare, the pioneering new service tailored specifically to the needs of lessors. Jackson Square Aviation will adopt LessorCare across its existing and … Read the full press release

Qatar to purchase 12 additional Rafale fighters

SAINT-CLOUD, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The exercise of the option for the purchase of 12 additional Rafale fighters for Qatar comes into effect today. This option was exercised on 7 December 2017 at Doha in the presence of the President … Read the full press release

New app and website for Airbus’ Safety First magazine

New app and website for Airbus’ premier publication on aviation safety TOULOUSE, 09-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — ‘Safety First’ gets to the heart of the Airbus commitment to ensuring its products and the people who fly on them experience the highest levels … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters to deliver four ACH160s to the North American market for an undisclosed customer

Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for four ACH160s with an undisclosed, North American customer.  The launch customer, a major US business entity with extensive experience in corporate aviation, has opted for … Read the full press release

EU Clean Sky: Airbus’ Breakthrough Laminar Aircraft Demonstrator in Europe (BLADE) project received the 2018 Aviation Week Laureates Award for Commercial, Technology

The most extensive wing laminar flow demonstrator programme ever undertaken for commercial aviation. Improving aviation’s ecological footprint, with a 50% reduction of wing friction and up to five percent lower CO2 emissions. TOULOUSE, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At a ceremony in … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety aimed at detecting distress signals

Based on the MEOLUT Next system from Thales Alenia Space, used to detect distress signals DAKAR, Senegal, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space is at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety, carried out today within the scope … Read the full press release

Safran Electrical & Power to participate in the Boeing 2018 ecoDemonstrator

Everett, WA, USA, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Safran Electrical & Power is proud to participate in the Boeing 2018 ecoDemonstrator, a campaign launched to improve commercial aviation’s environmental performance throughout an airplane’s lifecycle. After decades of successful partnership with Boeing on … Read the full press release

GKN Aerospace’s Fokker obtains Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA for the ADS-B Out modification on the Airbus A320 fleet

SmartLynx launching customer for ADS-B Out modification on the A320 New easy to install form-fit ATC Transponders. REDDITCH, 29-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business has obtained the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA for the introduction of the … Read the full press release

Major Recruitment Drive Across Europe – Coming to Italy

Unlimited Opportunities for the right candidates to gain their wings DUBLIN, 17-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With unprecedented growth, Crewlink, an official recruitment and training partner of Ryanair are delighted to announce a major recruitment drive across Europe. Recruitment days will … Read the full press release

Xample Development SARL developed Helitab Electronic Flight Bag Mobile technology for Airbus Helicopters Super Puma EFB

GENEVA, 02-May-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Xample Development Sarl, a worldwide leader in mobile technology based Aircraft navigation systems, announced an agreement on a mandate with Airbus Helicopter, a global leader and provider of Civil and Military rotary wings aircraft, for … Read the full press release

No limits – from artist to leading tech woman

Join this year’s Hamburg Aviation Conference and learn from Beatie Wolfe how to succeed in your business environment CHUR, 15-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — New year, new challenges. Beatie Wolfe has turned in less than a year from an artist and … Read the full press release

Inmarsat announced it completed Globe Wireless acquisition

London, UK, 7-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today confirmed that it had completed regulatory and other approvals in relation to its US$45 million purchase of Globe Wireless, the Florida-based leading provider of value-added … Read the full press release

Air transport agreement between EU & Israel

Brussels, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — In the margins of the EU Transport Council in Luxembourg, the European Union and Israel have today signed a comprehensive air transport agreement which will gradually open up and integrate their respective markets, develop an aviation area … Read the full press release

Safran opened its new “Paul-Louis Weiller” building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, south of Paris

Paris, 29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — André Santini, former French minister, and currently Deputy and Mayor of Issy-les-Moulineaux, and Jean-Paul Herteman, Chairman and CEO of Safran, today inaugurated Safran’s new building in Issy-les-Moulineaux, just south of Paris. It is named after one of … Read the full press release

International Airport In Khujand, Tajikistan received $3m from EBRD to modernise its runway and control equipment

29-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Tajikistan is often referred to as “remote” by the outside world, but with continuing EBRD investment in its infrastructure it is becoming more accessible. The international airport in Khujand, the country’s second-largest city, will be able to … Read the full press release