AIRBUS Returns to form - Rolls Royce powers ahead with Trent XWB _ Asia-Pacific Suppliers Composites Competence
As the world's aerospace industry gathers in Paris for Europe’s premier air show this month, Airbus can "project an image as the more-reliable 'jetmaker', despite the merits of the [Boeing] 777X design" with which the US manufacturer expects to compete against the European company's new Rolls-Royce Trent-powered A350 XWB, according to consultant Richard Aboulafia.
2nd Annual Aviation Training Congress China 2013 will be held on October 18‐19
Over the next two decades, Asia is predicted to lead growth in air traffic. With airlines once again placing substantial orders for new aircraft, the region’s MRO providers are expanding engine maintenance capabilities to tap that segment of the market
Last year, the Asia-Pacific region accounted for 36 per cent of the worldwide market in value for composite production and 41 per cent in volume, according to Frederique Mutel, president and chief executive officer of the JEC Group, which is the world’s largest composite industry organisation, representing, promoting and expanding the industry.
The Airport Council International’s (ACI) Asia Pacific Regional Assembly held recently in Phuket was a quiet, even muted, affair. Airports in the region are doing well, will continue to do so based on traffic forecasts and are expected to keep on delivering broader economic benefits. But with this planning for future growth comes issues related to the high cost of building and expanding airports and the political squabbling
European seat manufacturer EADS Sogerma launched its new Celeste narrowbody business class/premium economy seat during the show. Celeste is pitched at a minimum of 40 inches, with a single actuator or a G mechanism to a cradle relaxed position up to 45 degrees.