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EasyJet adds five new aircraft to European network

The airline plans to expand its fleet at its Spanish and Portuguese bases

Ryanair board approves post COVID growth plan

The proposals see the group’s five year traffic growth forecasts jump from 150m to 225m passengers per year 

Gatwick highlights positive impact on cargo from proposed Northern Runway

The facility believes it will allow an increase of 133% in cargo tonnage by 2047

UK Government updates international travel system

The new rules have been welcomed by airlines and other businesses in the travel sector following months of losses

Cathay Pacific commits to SAF

The airline is hoping its use will help to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050

New funding for UK, Italy F-35 missile integration

BAE Systems and MBDA have secured additional funding to complete development and integration of next generation weapons capabilities on the UK and Italian F-35 fleets

Christchurch Airport joins UN ‘Race to Zero’ as a commitment to cut carbon emissions

The campaign involves cities, regions and businesses committing to zero carbon emissions by or before 2050

Emirates to expand US flights from October 

The airline is seeing growing customer demand on the back of rising travel confidence and an easing of restrictions

First phase testing completed for GX30 terminal

Inmarsat Government, Boeing Commercial Satellite Services and Orbit Communications Systems have announced the Orbit GX30 multi-purpose terminal demonstration system has completed first phase testing over Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network and high-capacity, global military Ka-band

Lockheed Martin pitches LMXT for Bridge Tanker programme

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its offering for the US Air Force’s KC-Y programme, which will deliver a new tanker and cargo aircraft for the USAF, US Marine Corps, US Navy and other operators around the world

Airbus Feature Premium

Powering the future

A stealthy tactical fast jet that is networked, able to collaborate with autonomous unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), as well as being interoperable with other space, air, ground and naval assets, is a vision for the Franco-German-Spanish Future Combat Air System (FCAS) project

DSEI 2021: Middle Eastern fund invests in Aeralis start-up

UK aerospace start-up Aeralis has received a boost in its efforts to develop a new jet training aircraft after signing an investment agreement with an unnamed Middle Eastern sovereign wealth fund

Green aircraft fuel and commercial aviation

From used cooking oil to synthetic paraffinic kerosene, sustainable aviation fuel is crucial to hitting global environmental targets, reports Nigel Pittaway

Yeager Airport announces new public affairs specialist

Rachel Urbanski has been appointed to the position where she is set to handle media related enquiries

Ryanair opens new Dublin training and simulator centre

New pilot, cabin crew and service personnel opportunities are set to be created over the next 5 years as a result

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