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    2018 – A year of engineering.

    Industries across the UK have joined forces during the last year to promote 2018 as a year of engineering in order to provide opportunities for young people to train in this field. Companies such as the UK Space Agency have joined in the year-long campaign of education and outreach projects. Skywards is very interested in […]

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    IATA records healthy global passenger demand to date

    The International Air Transport Association has recently shown a 6.2 increase in revenue for distance travelled for the month of August when compared against the same period last year which shows a good start to the busiest season of the year. Across all areas an increase in passenger demand was seen with Asia Pacific topping […]

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    All Nippon’s A380 rolls off the production line

    The first Airbus A380 has rolled off the production line for All Nipon Airways of Japan in Toulouse. The aircraft will now undergo further testing prior to the first flight taking place in the coming weeks following which it will fly to Hamburg for its new paint scheme and interior work. This order represents one […]

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    Skywards expands as UK and international customer base thrives

    During 2017-2018 there has been a positive upwards trend in engagements for Skywards as new customers have continued to be acquired, often through word of mouth. Both in the UK and internationally further contracts have been established including exciting new work projects. Engagements have been taken from most UK airport bases as well as worldwide […]

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    Brazil’s Gol unveils their new Boeing 737 Max 8.

    On Thursday 30th August, Brazil’s Gol unveiled their exciting new Boeing 737 Max in Sao Paulo. The aircraft was delivered in June and boasts features such as wi-fi and improved operational efficiency. Gol will be operating the aircraft on a service to Miami and Sao Paulo and according to chief executive Paulo Kakinoff, the aircraft […]

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    Borescope Inspection Expansion into China

    We are expanding our borescope inspection cover into China, with two engineers being based in Xiamen. Initially we will be covering CF6-80, RB211, CFM56, V2500 and GE90 engine borescope inspections. Due to the rapid and ever growing Chinese Aerospace market, we envisage the capabilities of this area of our business to increase. If you would […]

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    Malaysia Airlines To Order 25 Widebodies In 2017

    As reported by William Dennis (via AIN Online), Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has returned to expansion mode and plans to order 25 widebody aircraft by the end of the year, according to chief executive Peter Bellew. Fifteen of the new batch of airplanes would replace the existing fleet of 15 leased Airbus A330-300s, while the […]

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    Bizjet Outlook, Interest at Post-crisis Highs, Says UBS

    The business jet market’s outlook and customer interest are now at post-crisis highs, according to the latest UBS Business Jet Market Index report released today. Now sitting at 51, the index score is 12 percent higher than that in UBS’s previous survey and the fourth consecutive monthly increase. In addition, this is only the fourth […]

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