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BelugaXL enters into service in Getafe

The BelugaXL recently expanded its operational reach by adding Airbus’ facility in Getafe, Spain to its network. This aircraft “no.2” – the second to fly – is working alongside the five A300-600-based BelugaST predecessors. Today the new aircraft operates several flights per week, transporting all Airbus family horizontal tailplanes and A350 XWB Section 19 (manufactur...

New Spain Pilot Training Centre welcomes Boeing 737 MAX 8 Full Flight Simulator

BAA Training is going forward with expansion in Spain. A global aviation training provider is establishing  a 5300-square-meter training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. Notably, the new facility will become a home to Boeing 737 NG, Airbus A320ceo/neo and a new type for the company – Boeing 737 MAX 8 full flight simulator. The COVID-19 c...

Summer by Volotea - the launch of 40 new domestic routes

Volotea is launching 40 new routes in all the countries where it is based. In Italy, France, Spain and Greece, Volotea is now offering new domestic flights with 15 exclusive connections. The aim is to provide more domestic possibilities for this summer, and to facilitate journeys between mainland and the islands. The airline has also advertised the resumption of flights for June 16th, wi...

Airbus to produce 3D-printed hospital visors

The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19.  More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close to the Airbus facilities in Spain. Airbus leverages a patented...

The biggest aviation training center in South Europe - BAA Training

The further expansion in Spain was announced by BAA Training. Being a global aviation training provider BAA Training chose the location and started the establishment of a training center near Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. BAA Training Spain will open a 5300-square-meter modern training center with the brand new training equipment, classrooms, briefing rooms and...

BAA Training expands its Ab Initio school in Spain

BAA Training announced expanding its Ab Initio flight school. Currently operating in Lithuania and Spain, the Academy adds one more flight base in Spain and expands its training infrastructure. Providing Ab Initio training since 2009, and collaborating with major airlines for cadet training programs since 2016, BAA Training currently has over 310 students at its Ab Initio school. La...

Volotea Will Support Dδnte Aeronautical To Develop A State-Of-The-Art Hybrid-Electric Aircraft

Volotea has reached an agreement with DΔNTE Aeronautical to collaborate in the project to develop a hybrid-electric aircraft for transportation of passengers.  The new aircraft will be eventually able to serve routes between small and mid-size communities, where traditional aircraft are not profitable and other transport alternatives are not available.  This environmenta...

Zeusch Aviation launches medevac operations in Spain with King Air B200

Zeusch Aviation has begun dedicated European medevac operations in Spain using its King Air B200. The G-registered, G-MEDZ, which has been configured in air ambulance format,is operating regular flights in partnership with IAS Medical, the UK-headquartered private air ambulance company which holds the AOC on which the aircraft operates.  Air ambulance services are being prov...

First of Two Wamos Air A330-200s delivered by CDB Aviation

The delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Spain’s third-leading, long-haul airline Wamos Air was announced by CDB Aviation.  The second aircraft is slated for delivery in June 2019. “We look forward to our collaboration with our new European customer Wamos Air in expanding their fleet to meet the growing demand for wet lease operations,” said CDB A...

First ALSIM AL42 In Spain

Alsim is pleased to announce the first sale of an AL42 FSTD in Spain. One Air, approved flight training center and long-term Alsim customer, located in Malaga, acquired the device to replicate their fleet of DA42 twin-engine training aircraft. Together with their Alsim ALX FNPT II, certified for MCC, medium jet, multi-engine piston, single-engine piston and PBN training, t...

The Entire Spanish Chinook Helicopter Fleet will be modernized by Boeing

Will remanufacture 17 CH-47D Chinooks to the CH-47F configuration for Spain’s Army Boeing will upgrade all 17 of Spain’s CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration, adding features such as the digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling to align that country’s fleet with those of other nations. This i...

Binter, of Spain, Will Receive its First E195-E2 in 2019

Embraer announced that Binter Canarias, of Spain, will receive its first E195-E2 jet in the second half of 2019, becoming the first European customer of the E-Jets E2’s largest model. The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for three E195-E2s. The contract also includes purchase rights for two additional aircraft of the same model. This agreement was previously announced as a Letter...