Skyports raises £5.35 million in Series A funding

Skyports raises £5.35 million in Series A funding

🕔12:58, 6.Dec 2019

Drone delivery operator Skyports has raised £5.35 million in Series A funding. Jointly led by Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures (DBDV) and Groupe ADP, the round also includes significant new investment from Levitate Capital following their seed investment in the company in January 2018. This capital

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Flydubai announces wet-lease agreement with Smartwings

Flydubai announces wet-lease agreement with Smartwings

🕔12:01, 6.Dec 2019

A wet-lease agreement has been finalised between Flydubai and Smartwings for four Boeing 737-800s. The agreement between Flydubai and the Czech Republic-based airline will run from 14 December to 25 January 2020. Flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said: “The continued grounding

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Hong Kong Airlines to continue operations after receiving cash injection

Hong Kong Airlines to continue operations after receiving cash injection

🕔11:55, 6.Dec 2019

Following the ultimatum issued by the government to Hong Kong Airlines to find a cash injection to pay its employees by 7 December or risk losing its operating license, the airline has found the sufficient capital to continue operations.  While

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JPB Système announces new Smart Washer solution in bid to improve MRO efficiency

JPB Système announces new Smart Washer solution in bid to improve MRO efficiency

🕔11:41, 6.Dec 2019

France-based, JPB Système has announced the proof-of-concept release of Smart Washer, a sealing technology designed to improve efficiencies within maintenance, repair and operations by enabling touchless and wireless measurement of bolt axial load. The company says it also anticipates that the solution will

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Transavia France set to add 14 new routes in 2020

Transavia France set to add 14 new routes in 2020

🕔11:39, 6.Dec 2019

The low-cost carrier subsidiary of Air France, Transavia France has unveiled its first 14 destinations out of Montpellier. As of the 3rd of April 2020, Transavia’s two aircraft based at Montpellier airport will propose flights to 14 new destinations, including

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Vietjet enhances safety management with Ideagen

Vietjet enhances safety management with Ideagen

🕔11:22, 6.Dec 2019

Vietjet Air is to enhance aviation safety management with software from Ideagen. Coruson, Ideagen’s enterprise cloud-based software, will be implemented as an organisation-wide safety, reporting and risk management solution. The software will provide Vietjet Air – which carries out 400

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Airbus makes appointments for communications leadership team

Airbus makes appointments for communications leadership team

🕔11:18, 6.Dec 2019

Airbus has announced a raft of new appointments in its newly-created communications & corporate affairs function, which will go live on 1 January 2020. The new communications leadership team will work together to ensure business proximity, reinforcing audience centricity and

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CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

CAE and Emirates extend partnership on Boeing 777X training suites

🕔11:12, 6.Dec 2019

CAE and Emirates have announced the sale of two Boeing 777X full-flight simulators and associated training suites of the CAE XR Series models. The carrier also has options for four additional training suites.  With orders of 126 Boeing 777X aircraft,

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Jet Parts Engineering receives FAA approval on 18 new PMA parts

Jet Parts Engineering receives FAA approval on 18 new PMA parts

🕔11:09, 6.Dec 2019

PMA parts supplier Jet Parts Engineering (JPE) has received FAA approval on 18 new PMA parts. The most recent additions to JPE’s extensive offerings include interior seat track covers that apply across a broad range of Boeing aircraft, thrust reverser

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Fortune Aviation Services forecasts a downturn in commercial aircraft markets

Fortune Aviation Services forecasts a downturn in commercial aircraft markets

🕔11:07, 6.Dec 2019

Fortune Aviation Services has forecasted a downturn in commercial aircraft markets will take place in 2020. A combination of a surplus of narrowbodies and slower growth means it will be a difficult 2020 for stakeholders in the commercial aviation market,

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