Rolls Royce wins record £6 billion engine order

Rolls Royce has won an order from Emirates to supply engines for its super jumbo fleet. Rolls Royce has received its largest order to date, worth £6.1 billion, to supply engines for 50 Emirates A380 planes. It will be the first time the engineering giant has made engines for the Gulf carrier’s super-jumbo fleet. The […]

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Boeing’s sales take off to record highs

Boeing’s sales in the last quarter of 2012 reached a record £14 billion, the US plane manufacturer has said.Its backlog of plane orders also hit an all-time high of £260 billion as the company began delivering the first of its new flagship Dreamliner 787 jets. The firm made net income of £652 million, down 30% […]

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Heathrow had busiest year on record in 2012

Heathrow has said that it handled 70 million passengers in 2012-  the highest number on record, as the crowded airport saw bigger and fuller planes.Passengers numbers rose 0.9% from 2011, with 3.2% growth in its staple North Atlantic business, and traffic to the Far East and Brazil boosted by new routes. December was also a […]

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Glasgow Airport reports busiest November for four years

Glasgow Airport has reported its busiest November for four years- boosted by strong growth in both domestic and international passengers traffic.Almost 500,000 passengers travelled through Glasgow during the month, up by 5.3% on the same period last year. International growth was in part driven by Emirates’ recent introduction of a double daily service to Dubai. […]

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Easyjet flies high with record profits

Easyjet has made a record profit after a rise in passenger numbers who altered their holidays around the Olympics.The firm said pre-tax profits rose 28% to £317 million for the year to 30 September, despite an extra £182 million in fuel costs. Shares were 6.5% higher by mid morning on the news. The group said […]

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Airbus owner EADS flies record deliveries

European aerospace company EADS has reported higher annual profits after delivering a record number of its Airbus aircraft to customers.The firm said reported net income of £836 million ( 1.03 billion euros, $1.36 billion ) for 2011, up 87% from a year earlier. EADS delivered a record 534 commercial aircraft during the year. Announcing its […]

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Rolls Royce grows global business

Rolls Royce is to expand it’s global manufacturing capability with a new Singaporean plant.The seven-tonne cylindrical Trent 900 engine, which powers the biggest passenger plane in the world – the Airbus A380, is at the heart of the Rolls-Royce Seletar facility in Singapore. When engines like this one start rolling off the production line in […]

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Airbus reports record orders for 2011

Plane maker Airbus has reported record orders for 2011 but has warned that demand for new planes will fall sharply this year.The company said it received 1,419 orders worth about  £91 billion ($140 billion) last year, compared with 805 for its fierce US rival Boeing. Demand for the fuel-efficient A320NEO medium-haul jet was particularly strong, […]

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Thomas Cook shares take off on £200 million rescue deal

Shares in travel firm Thomas Cook were 23% higher in afternoon trading on news of £200 million of new financing for the firm.At the weekend the firm reached agreement with its lenders to provide it with new access to funding. Shares in the company initially fell 75% last week after it said it was in […]

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Airbus announces 200 engineering jobs at Filton, Bristol

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced 200 new jobs at its base in Filton, near Bristol.The company says the new engineering jobs are due to demand for its A350 passenger plane and government investment in the plant. The lightweight composite aircraft was due to come into service in 2013 but will now enter service in the […]

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