Components en ALPA ‘disappointed’ with ICAO lithium battery recommendations <div class="node-body article-body">ALPA president Tim Canoll said he is “disappointed” with the lithium-ion battery transport recommendations made by an ICAO panel. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations Components Regulation Daily News ATW On-Location Safety ALPA ATW Plus ban Congress Dangerous Goods Panel FAA ICAO International Federal of Air Line Pilots lithium-ion battery Tim Canoll Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:50:00 +0000 185581 at <p>ALPA president Tim Canoll</p> ALPA GKN completes Fokker Technologies acquisition <div class="node-body article-body">UK-headquartered aerostructures supplier GKN Aerospace has completed its €706 million ($780 million) acquisition of Fokker Technologies Group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News ATW Plus Fokker Technologies GKN Aerospace Kevin Cummings Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:56:00 +0000 184421 at <p>Fokker Elmo employee working on Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands. Fokker Elmo uses a unique toolset to design and manufacture EWIS, this system is called WDMS (Wiring Design and Manufacturing System)</p> <p>Fokker Technologies</p> Fokker Technologies Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier has criticized cabin suppliers for not delivering to plan. How best to address supply-chain problems as Airbus and Boeing ramp up production rates? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/10092015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1921-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1921"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1921" name="choice" value="1921" class="form-radio" /> More cabin suppliers and more competition are needed.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1931-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1931"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1931" name="choice" value="1931" class="form-radio" /> The OEMs need to work with their suppliers to solve production issues.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1941-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1941"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1941" name="choice" value="1941" class="form-radio" /> Airlines must give up some of their customized cabin demands.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="182531" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-JjbfoM2VduIFHluixNssJt0HhvH1tFmjkFZ6ZkzlH40" value="form-JjbfoM2VduIFHluixNssJt0HhvH1tFmjkFZ6ZkzlH40" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Airframes Components Manufacturers Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:59:20 +0000 182531 at Brégier: Cabin supplier delays will not affect aircraft deliveries <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier said the European aircraft manufacturer is on track to meet delivery targets this year despite delays at several cabin suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Daily News Manufacturers ATW On-Location Airbus Airbus A350 XWB ATW Plus Fabrice Brégier Finnair Zodiac Aerospace Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:44:00 +0000 182461 at <p>Airbus CEO Fabrice Br&eacute;gier</p> Kurt Hofmann ATW Photo Gallery-Finnair A350 XWB first delivery <div class="node-body gallery-body">Finnair took delivery of its first of 19 Airbus A350 XWBs Oct. 7, becoming the third airline to receive an A350 and the first European operator. Here is a look at the cabin interior.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Photo Galleries Components Manufacturers Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:07:00 +0000 182071 at Boeing opens composite-focused South Carolina research center <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has opened a 104,000-sq.-ft. research and technology center in North Charleston, South Carolina.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Boeing composites R&D Research technology Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:30:00 +0000 181031 at <p>From left: Boeing Research &amp; Technology VP &amp; GM Greg <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Hyslop">Hyslop</span>; Boeing South Carolina VP &amp; GM Bev <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Wyse">Wyse</span>; Boeing chief technology officer &amp; SVP-engineering, operations and technology John Tracy; and South Carolina state Sen. Paul Campbell prepare to cut the ribbon on the new Boeing research center with the help of a robot.</p> Boeing Singapore Airlines delays introducing premium economy class <div class="node-body article-body">Due to delays in the retrofit process, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has postponed the planned launch of its new premium economy class on some major international routes. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News ATW Plus delay JPA Design Group premium economy SIA Singapore Airlines ZIM Flugsitz seats Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:08:00 +0000 180061 at <p>Singapore Airlines A380</p> Rob Finlayson Lufthansa completes cabin upgrades <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa has completed a cabin modernization program of its short- and long-haul aircraft. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News ATW Plus cabin upgrades Carsten Spohr Lufthansa premium economy class Thu, 17 Sep 2015 13:30:00 +0000 180001 at Investigators pinpoint cause of Ethiopian Boeing 787 fire <div class="node-body article-body">UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has confirmed the cause of a 2013 fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 at London Heathrow Airport. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Components Daily News Safety AAIB ATW Plus battery Boeing 787-8 EASA ELT Ethiopian Airlines FAA Honeywell lithium-metal runaway thermal Transport Canada Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:28:00 +0000 177051 at United moves 757 premium service to Newark Oct. 25 <div class="node-body article-body">United Airlines is transitioning its long-time Boeing 757 premium service (p.s.) product from New York JFK to Newark Oct. 25. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Airlines Components Daily News ATW Plus BusinessFirst New York JFK premium service United Airlines Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:01:00 +0000 176991 at <p>BusinessFirst lie-flat seats</p> United Airlines