1 August 2022

Further trouble looms at Lufthansa – this time it’s the pilots who may strike

On Wednesday last Week, Germany’s flag carrying airline Lufthansa was forced to cancel over 1,000 flights as a consequence of one-day strike action taken in protest at ongoing wage negotiations relating to a 9.5% wage hike for 20,000 ground crew. Now pilots with Germany’s leading airline have voted in favour of considering the option of …

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Boeing to open research and development centre in Japan to focus on SAF, electric/hydrogen propulsion, robotics, digitisation and composites

Boeing will strengthen its partnership with Japan by opening a new Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) centre. The facility will focus on sustainability and support a newly expanded cooperation agreement with Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). Boeing and METI have agreed to broaden their 2019 cooperation agreement to now include a focus on sustainable aviation fuels …

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Brian Besanceney joins Boeing as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

Boeing has named Brian Besanceney as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer effective September 6, 2022. A corporate affairs leader with more than 25 years of strategic communications and government relations experience, including senior roles at Walmart and Disney, Besanceney will oversee all aspects of Boeing’s communications, such as communications at its commercial airplanes, defence …

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BOC Aviation delivers final of seven Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft to Turkish Airlines

BOC Aviation Limited has delivered the final aircraft out of seven new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft transactions to Turkish Airlines. The aircraft is powered by CFM LEAP-1B engines. “This delivery reflects the strong level of cooperation that we enjoy with Turkish Airlines, building on our 18-year relationship,” said Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief …

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SR Technics signs contract with Safran Test Cells for re-activation of second test cell for GTF, LEAP and CFM56 engines

MRO service provider SR Technics has awarded and contracted Safran Test Cells, a division of Safran Aero Boosters, to extend its test capabilities and capacities in Zurich (Switzerland) by re-activating its second test cell. Under the terms of this agreement, Safran Test Cells will provide the aerodynamic and acoustics construction design for the test cell …

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