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ATR reports upward trend from SE Asia market

Regional aircraft manufacturer ATR has reported a ‘clear upward trend’ at Paris Air Show, with further recovery signs from the Asia market, and new aircraft orders. ATR is increasing its workforce by 12% to support ramp up and future plans

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Air India firms up order for 470 new aircraft

Following IndiGo’s huge order for 500 A320 Family aircraft announced at Paris Air Show, Air India, has signed purchase agreements to acquire 470 aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. These orders are the next step in Air India’s US$70 billion fleet expansion programme

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Airbus secures record IndiGo order for 500 A320 aircraft

Indian low-cost airline, IndiGo, has placed a firm order for 500 A320 Family aircraft at Paris Air Show – an order that seats a new record for the biggest single purchase agreement in the history of commercial aviation. This latest agreement takes the total number of Airbus aircraft on order by IndiGo to 1,330

Aircraft Safety

FAA mandates secondary flight deck barriers

The FAA in the USA has stated it will require a secondary barrier to be fitted on the flight deck of new commercial airplanes in order to ensure the safety of aircraft, flight crew and air passengers. The final rule mandating the additional barrier is intended to protect flight decks from passenger intrusions when the flight deck door is open

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Britten-Norman returns all aerospace manufacturing to the UK

UK-based sub-regional aircraft manufacturer, Britten-Norman, has announced plans to increase production rates and to repatriate aircraft production to its historic home in Bembridge on the Isle of Wight. The move is a major development for the airframer, which has been manufacturing its aircraft in Eastern Europe since the late 1960s

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Airspace Cabin Vision 2035+

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