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Fifth Global Business Jet delivered for Saab GlobalEye airborne surveillance solution

Bombardier delivered the fifth Global business jet at Swedish defense supplier Saab’s Linköping, Sweden, location, ready for conversion into Saab’s Airborne Early Warning and Control solution known as GlobalEye. The aircraft was delivered to Saab from Bombardier’s Toronto manufacturing site and underwent interior completions work at Flying Colours Corp. in Pet...

GKN Aerospace leads new Swedish National project on hydrogen propulsion

GKN Aerospace is leading a Swedish national collaboration programme called H2JET, aiming to develop technical solutions for three important engine subsystems for H2-propulsion of medium range civil aircraft. The two-year project, which started this month, sees GKN Aerospace collaborate with the Swedish Energy Agency, Chalmers University of Technology, Lund University, KTH Royal Inst...

New Swedish technology to support a greener aviation recovery

Flying is like competition sailing: it is all about using good winds and avoiding unfavorable air currents. To allow airlines to fully use the favorable winds there is a new weather optimization service available that shows exactly how the wind blows and where there is bad weather in the atmosphere. With this knowledge airlines can save hundreds of tons of fuel per month which also means less emis...

Camfil & CTT Systems to incorporate Ozone and VOC filtration in humidifiers for flight deck, crew rest and cabin

Camfil announces a Memorandum of Understanding with CTT SYSTEMS AB , the market leader of aircraft humidity control system, to enter a partnership that opts to adapt Camfil’s air filtration technology for aircraft and the aviation industry, primarily to be incorporated in CTT’s humidifier products. The cooperation aims to explore innovative air filter applications tha...

GKN Aerospace Sweden joins feasibility studies of the future fighter jet engine

GKN Aerospace announced its participation in feasibility studies on technology development for the future combat air system and next generation of fighter jet engines with partner industries in Italy and the UK. GKN Aerospace and Saab are the two companies in Sweden that are part of the cooperation. Air combat capabilities are designated by Sweden as a nationa...

First Ever Green Financed Aircraft delivered by ATR

ATR delivered the first ever green financed aircraft to Swedish regional airline Braathens Regional Airlines, BRA. This first ever Green Financing of an aircraft confirms the high sustainable value of the modern ATR turboprop aircraft. The ATR 72-600 aircraft has a significant environmental advantage over regional jets and other turboprops emitting 40% less CO2. Turboprops are more efficient...

Airlines can easily save both money and the environment

Swedish IT company AVTECH has developed a very precise weather and wind data product portfolio to help aircrafts fly as economically and comfortably as possible – without the airlines having to invest in any new equipment. In a recent real-life test, Norwegian Air Shuttle reduced CO2-emissions by 2 000 tons in three months’ time last autumn, by using AVTECH’s services in...

Gothenburg Landvetter Airport welcomes Qatar Airways’ Inaugural Flight

Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport, marking the airline’s second gateway into Sweden. Qatar Airways flight 177, operated by the state-of-the-art Boeing B787 Dreamliner, departed Hamad International Airport (HIA) in Doha on Wednesday at 8:20 am and arrived at Gothenburg Landvetter Airport at 1:00 pm. Present on...

Now, where was the turbulence?

A good flight is the one that is on time and has not been whipped around by turbulence. Here Swedish AVTECH comes into the picture with its advanced technology to predict invisible turbulence and bad weather. It’s the only weather service on the market based on the high definition weather data from UK’s Met Office.  AVTECH was formerly a research institute and not an actual dev...

Norwegian obtains Swedish AOC

Norwegian has received an operational authorization from the Transport Agency for its Swedish AOC (Air Operators Certificate). The Swedish company Norwegian Air Sweden (NSE) will give Norwegian a stronger foothold in Europe. This morning landed Norwegian's first Swedish registered aircraft at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. The plane that flew to Arlanda directly from the Boeing factory in Seatt...

Web Manuals integrates with ASQS to automate safety compliance

Web Manuals is announcing a partnership with Advanced Safety and Quality Solutions (ASQS), a web-based safety, quality and risk management solution for the aviation, maritime and offshore sector, to save auditors hundreds of working hours every year. The Web Manuals functionality will be integrated within ASQS’s Intuitive Quality and Safety Management System...

SUCCESSFUL FIRST FLIGHT FOR GLOBALEYE

Saab successfully completed the first flight of the GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft in Linköping, Sweden. GlobalEye took off on its maiden flight at 12.52 local time on 14 March 2018, from Saab’s airfield in Linköping, Sweden. The aircraft, a modified Bombardier Global 6000 jet platform, undertook a 1 hour 46 minutes test flight collecting extensive fligh...