Airbus has asked customers using its A380 super-jumbo to inspect the aircraft’s wing spars after six years, rather than the previously mandated 12, following the results of fatigue testing on its A380 factory test rig.
UK engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce said it is still waiting to be told whether it will formally face investigations by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into allegations of bribery.
The Association of European Airlines (AEA) has urged the European Parliament and the European Union’s Council to formally adopt proposed changes to the controversial EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) that would limit its scope.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines said it has received strong interest from investors in its issue earlier this month of approximately seven million preference shares with a value of SEK3.5 billion ($540 million).
Egyptair, having already suffered a major fall in traffic at the outset of the Arab Spring in 2011 when President Hosni Mubarak was overthrown, found itself staring at a similar drop-off when his successor, Mohammed Morsi, was driven from office during 2013 summer protests backed by Egypt’s armed forces.
US-based Metron Aviation, which is part of Airbus ProSky, has won a contract from Aerocivil Colombia Air Navigation Services to deploy its Harmony Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) system to improve the operational efficiency of Colombia’s national airspace....More
Europe’s A6 alliance of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) will bid for European Commission Trans European Network-Transport (TEN-T) funding to define the best model for common services provision to support deployment of future network and datalink infrastructures....More
UK air navigation services provider NATS has signed a data services agreement (DSA) with satellite based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) provider Aireon for ADS-B surveillance data across the North Atlantic....More
The airline industry is calling for a greater role in the deployment of the Single European Sky Air Traffic Management Research (SESAR) project because it is ultimately responsible for footing the investment bill....More