Spanish aero sector jobs boosted by Eurofighter programme

The Eurofighter programme will cumulatively secure 26,000 jobs in Spain until 2060, according to a recent study by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) on the economic impact of the ‘Halcon’ and ‘Quadriga’ contracts for the country.
13 hours ago

Airbus steps up global recruitment

To support its commercial aircraft ramp-up, meet challenges in defence, space and helicopters, Airbus says it intends to recruit more than 13,000 people globally in 2023.
2 months ago

Dozen more Airbus A220s for Delta

Delta Air Lines has firmed up an order for 12 more A220-300 aircraft, bringing the airline’s total firm order for A220s to 119 aircraft - 45 A220-100s and 74 A220-300s.
2 months ago

Airbus deliveries rise eight per cent in 2022

Airbus delivered 661 commercial aircraft to 84 customers in 2022 and registered 1,078 gross new orders for the year. The aircraft manufacturer’s backlog by the end of December 2022 stood at 7,239 aircraft.
2 months ago

Airbus and ArianeGroup to pioneer liquid hydrogen tech

Airbus and ArianeGroup, a joint venture equally owned by Airbus and Safran, and a world leader in space propulsion technologies, will work together to build the first liquid hydrogen refuelling facility for ZEROe aircraft at Toulouse, Blagnac airport. The station will be operational in 2025.
3 months ago

FCAS: contract awarded for next demonstrator phase

On behalf of the governments of France, Germany and Spain, Dassault Aviation, Airbus, Indra, Eumet and their industrial partners have been awarded a contract for the Demonstrator Phase 1B of the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).
3 months ago

Airbus reveals hydrogen-powered zero-emission engine

Airbus has revealed that it is developing a hydrogen-powered fuel cell engine. The propulsion system is being considered as one of the potential solutions to equip its zero-emission aircraft that will enter service by 2035.
3 months ago

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