Articles tagged “manufacturing”

Airbus May Simplify Power Structure With Incoming CEO

Airbus May Simplify Power Structure With Incoming CEO

Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

Incoming Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury is preparing for the transition, and will hopefully help the company deliver its aircraft on time.

1 year ago

6 Frontier Aircraft With Composite Materials Back in Service After Hailstorm

6 Frontier Aircraft With Composite Materials Back in Service After Hailstorm

Associated Press

The proliferation of composite materials in commercial aircraft may have unintended consequences -- longer inspections to assess damage such as in the hailstorm impacting Frontier Airlines.

6 years ago

The Government Agency That’s Sending Good Planes to the Aircraft Graveyard

The Government Agency That’s Sending Good Planes to the Aircraft Graveyard

Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Skift

More than a decade of cheap, government-backed financing has built up the fleets of foreign airlines as well as the business of domestic manufacturers. It's also forced the early retirement of a lot of perfectly good planes.

6 years ago

Thailand Emerges as a Low-Cost Aerospace Manufacturing Center

Thailand Emerges as a Low-Cost Aerospace Manufacturing Center

Robert Wall, Bloomberg

As plane manufacturers are squeezed on both sides, plants such as Senior are well-poised to poach business from factories in more expensive regions.

6 years ago