6 September 2022

Safran looks to acquire Thales’ aeronautical electrical systems activities and expand role in electrical power generation

International high-technology group Safran Electrical and Power (Safran) has announced its intention to acquire Thales aeronautical electrical systems business which plays a role in power generation and electric motors in the civil and military aeronautics sector. The intended purchase will include Thales Avionics Electrical Systems and Thales Avionics Electrical Motors companies in France, with sites […]

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IAG Cargo trials first electric terminal tractor at London Heathrow airport

IAG Cargo, the cargo division of International Airlines Group (IAG) has begun to trial the first electric terminal tractor, known as a Terberg YT203EV, at London Heathrow airport. This is the first electric Terberg operating airside worldwide. By replacing an existing terminal tractor with an electric Terberg, approximately 30 tonnes of CO2 will be saved

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Malaysia Airlines plans to utilise Sabre technology to help optimise scheduling, reduce costs and grow revenue

Sabre, a leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, has signed an agreement with Malaysia Airlines to enable the carrier to enhance its network planning and optimisation with Sabre technology as it continues to ramp up operations.  The Kuala Lumpur-based carrier and Sabre have a successful, valued, long-standing relationship, having worked together for

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Finnair reports good passenger load factor and clear improvement in other passenger traffic figures

Finnair carried 880,500 passengers in August 2022, which was 230.4% more than in August 2021. The number of passengers in August 2022 was 11.9% less than in July 2022. The COVID-19 impact, including the strict travel restrictions imposed by many countries, still affected passenger traffic figures, and it was particularly visible in the Asian figures.

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Embraer concludes flight tests for firefighting capability for C-390 Millennium

Embraer has successfully completed the flight test of the certification campaign for the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System (MAFFS II), which provides the C-390 Millennium with the required capability to perform firefighting missions. The tests, carried out at the Embraer facility in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State, in Brazil, represent an important advancement in the

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Allegiant repays its obligations under the CARES Act Payroll Support programme

Allegiant has reported that it has repaid the US$24.8 million (£21.6 million) emergency relief loan the company received under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in April 2020. The government assistance, coupled with proactive initiatives from Allegiant and its employees, allowed the airline to preserve liquidity and strategically position itself to withstand the uncertainty surrounding

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Spatial completes factory acceptance testing on three new cabin crew training devices

Spatial, a provider of cabin crew simulators, has just completed a factory acceptance test for three training devices with representatives of the Polish Aviation Academy  The devices include a B787 main cabin door trainer, an EMB 170/190 main door and over-wing exit trainer and a B737 cabin emergency evacuation trainer (CEET). The devices will provide

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