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AFDA : Finland Defence, Aerospace and Security Spotlight

Made up of member companies representing the Finnish defence, aerospace and security industries, we take a look at the organisation that forms a critical part of the country’s comprehensive security and military security of supply – the AFDA.

Ontic : Taking Flight Across the Pond

Ontic is seeing rapid global growth in a jet-fuelled industry. Sales Director Adam Pickford discusses the current aerospace and defence sector, and takes us through the company’s operational expansion in Europe and the US. 

Falcons Fly High

We attend the launch of the RAF Falcons’ 2022 season, which opened with a dazzling display at RAF Brize Norton.

Jack Salter By Jack Salter

Astute Group : Redefining Defence

Encapsulating both innovation and agility, Astute is the UK-based technology-driven solutions provider powering the global defence sector. We explore its industry-leading services with Director of Aerospace and Defence, Freddie Roe.

Phoebe Harper Kierron Rose By Phoebe Harper Kierron Rose

Romaero : Transformative Aviation

Romania, a pioneer of aviation, boasts an impressive history in the industry. Here, we speak with Silviu Grecu, CEO of ROMAERO, to explore more about the organisation and its operations.

Kierron Rose Thomas Arnold By Kierron Rose Thomas Arnold

Dunlop Aircraft Tyres : Evolutionary Aircraft Tyres

Gordon Roper, CEO at Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, discusses the digital transformation in manufacturing and his company’s position as the only 100 percent focused aircraft tyre maker.

Blue Air : Responding to a Crisis

Romania’s Blue Air is doing everything in its power to futureproof its business and help the country tackle the ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Airline Engineering & Maintenance: Middle East Conference

The Airline Engineering & Maintenance: Middle East Conference, which has moved from Abu Dhabi to Dubai for the 2018 edition, will shine a light on the MRO outlook for the region and crucially how the supply chain can effectively support the huge projected growth. The Middle East MRO market continues to expand, with Oliver Wyman recently forecasting growth at 5.7 percent CAGR over the next decade, which would generate $10.3bn in total MRO spend. Kashif Khalid, Campaign Manager – Gulf Region, IATA who is a speaker at the upcoming conference in Dubai, commented: “Supporting the growth of the airlines in the Middle East requires a coordinated and efficient approach. The region remains a core focus market for aircraft manufacturers and operators. This event provides a forum to discuss, share and collaborate with airlines, OEMs and industry partners to showcase best practices as well as work towards fostering a culture of safety, innovation and efficiency.” With both local and international operators speaking on the agenda, delegates can hear insights and opinion on how business is being encouraged, who has the airline backing and how international market trends and MRO activity will impact regional maintenance strategies. New low-cost carrier Flyadeal, owned by Saudia, will feature on the first session of the day, the Global Leaders Panel. Nathan Smith, Senior Engineering Manager will join speakers from Etihad Airways Engineering, Pakistan International Airlines Engineering & Maintenance and Royal Jet. Other topics to be addressed by the expert speaker line up include; Supporting Projected Growth, Maintenance Costs and Workforce, Owning Versus Leasing

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flydubai Announces Fourth Full-Year of Profitability

flydubai has reported strong profits of US$27.4 million for 2015, partly due to a stronger second half of the year which saw an increased number of passengers travel across its network. 

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