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Wide-bodied Passengers

Posted on 14/07/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Airbus recently announced that it was going to cater for the wider-bodied passengers on the A320s by switching 3-seat configurations from 18-18-18 (inches) to 17-17-20.

This is in response to airlines who say that travellers’ expanding size has become a major headache, not only because the numbers of large passengers are expanding rapidly, but the complaints from large passengers – and those who have to sit next to them… read the rest of “Wide-bodied Passengers”

How to sit in Economy

Posted on 02/07/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

It’s worked for you before, so always worth a try – book the middle seat in the hope that the check-in assistants will leave you alone to enjoy three-seat luxury.

It’s looking good, nearly everyone’s boarded, time to sidle over to the window seat. But wait, two more passengers have appeared and are heading your way. Sure enough it’s your A and C – the game’s up.

It’s… read the rest of “How to sit in Economy”

Focus on Aero Technics Design

Posted on 14/05/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Based near Heathrow Airport, Aero Technics Design offer specialist design and certification services for interior modifications to commercial, VIP and corporate aircraft, as well as electrical and avionic system upgrades. High profile customers include Virgin Atlantic, First Choice and BMI.
Whenever such changes to aircraft are undertaken, the design and testing has to be closely monitored and certified. In Europe, this is the responsibility of the European Aviation… read the rest of “Focus on Aero Technics Design”

The Dangers of Too Little Competition

Posted on 16/04/12, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

The civil air-transportation market is global, almost by definition. Even the airframes themselves, although dominated by two major players, originate from many different countries. Just about every nation in the world has a major airport with an entire industrial infrastructure to support it, along with a supply chain to support indigenous manufacturers of spares or components.

Traditionally, airlines could ensure some level of individuality while supporting these local industries… read the rest of “The Dangers of Too Little Competition”

New website for Aero Technics

Posted on 23/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Aero Technics are proud to unveil a new website. With a contemporary look and feel and integrated blog, the new site reflects are more “group” feel, highlighting Aero Technic activities such as the Compistes business and the close associations within the group such as Aura and Dyers… read the rest of “New website for Aero Technics”

Aero Technics gain EASA Part 21 accreditation

Posted on 23/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Aero Technics gain EASA Part 21 Subpart G (POA)
Aero Technics is pleased to announce that they have achieved accreditation to EASA Part 21 Subpart G (POA).

This will enable Aero Technics to manufacture seating components to customer specifications or to our own design through our Design Organisation (EASA Part 21 Subpart J DOA)… read the rest of “Aero Technics gain EASA Part 21 accreditation”

Interiors Contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways

Posted on 23/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

We are very pleased to announce that Virgin Atlantic Airways and Aero Technics Ltd have signed a 5 year extension to the Interiors contract held since 2002.

Director, Steve Cloran, said “This is a good day for Aero Technics & Virgin Atlantic. We are a strategic partner for Virgin and this contract extension reflects the sound working relationship between us.”… read the rest of “Interiors Contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways”

Kitting contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways

Posted on 23/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Aero Technics are pleased to announce that Virgin Atlantic Airways and Aero Technics Ltd have signed a 5 year extension to their kitting contract. This contract has been in place since 2002 and is encouraging news in these tough times.

Director, Steve Cloran, said “We are delighted to have signed the kitting contract extension to continue our support of Virgin Atlantic Airways. It has been a very successful contract… read the rest of “Kitting contract with Virgin Atlantic Airways”

Safe Contractor status for Aero Technics

Posted on 23/11/11, filed under Fresh News | No Comments

Aero Technics is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its application for “SAFEcontractor” accreditation.

SAFEcontractor is an accreditation scheme that assesses the Health & Safety competency of contractors and service providers.

Managing Director, Steve Cloran commented “Aero Technics takes its Health & Safety responsibilities very seriously and this accreditation demonstrates to our customers our commitment to H&S”… read the rest of “Safe Contractor status for Aero Technics”