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18th
JUN

Civil Aerospace Gains Autonomy From Rolls Restructuring


Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce plans to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to streamline operations and improve profitability.

The layoffs were deeper than expected and will fall mostly in the United Kindgom, where 3,000 jobs are set to go.

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15th
JUN

NBAA Seeks Guidance On Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

The NBAA is asking the IRS and the Department of Treasury for guidance on several provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that affect business aviation.

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14th
JUN

Rolls-Royce To Cut 4,600 Jobs

Rolls-Royce will cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years in a bid to save 400 million ($537 million) a year.

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14th
JUN

AAR CEO David Storch?s Insights Before Retiring


The week before David Storch retired as AAR Corp. CEO and chairman on May 31, he met with Lee Ann Shay to discuss his 39-year career with the company and his leadership philosophy. Storch was only the second CEO since the company’s founding in 1955, and he now serves as nonexecutive chairman of the board.

You spent most of your career at one company. What were the benefits?

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13th
JUN

University Of North Dakota Offers Career Program With United

The University of North Dakota?s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences has launched a career pathway program in an agreement with United Airlines.

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13th
JUN

Gulfstream Adds Aircraft To Technician Training Lab

Gulfstream Aerospace has added two aircraft structures to its On-the-Job Training Laboratory.

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12th
JUN

West Star Working To Fill 50 Jobs

West Star Aviation plans to attend several job fairs In June and July for aviation professionals held at colleges and military recruiting events.

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1st
JUN

China Moving Ahead With Widebody Engine

The C919?s turbofan is due to enter service in 2030. AECC is not waiting to finish that job before beginning an engine for the CR929.

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30th
MAY

Industry Watch Item: Business Jet Utilization

Key indicators for business jet sales are trending positively, including business and consumer confidence, corporate profits, number of high net worth individuals and unemployment rates and a decline in used jet and turboprop inventory, JetNet officials say during the 18th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE).

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29th
MAY

AMAC Aero Expands, Announces 747 Job

AMAC Aerospace has revealed it is working on a nose-to-tail VVIP completion project on a Boeing 747-8i.

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23rd
MAY

United Technologies Unveils U.S. Hiring, Investments

United Technologies has unveiled plans to fill 35,000 job positions and spend more than $15 billion in R&D and CapEx in the U.S. over the next five years.

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23rd
MAY

United Technologies Spotlights U.S. Hiring, Investments

United Technologies has unveiled plans to fill 35,000 job positions and spend more than $15 billion in R&D and CapEx in the U.S. over the next five years.

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22nd
MAY

High-Altitude UV Exposure: Little-Recognized Risk For Flight Crews

The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements reports that among those U.S. workers exposed to radiation while on the job, flight crews get the largest annual effective dose.

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18th
MAY

Guest Opinion: Trump Achieves Victory For Open And Fair Skies

The foundation of President Trump?s presidential campaign was putting American jobs first and ensuring that our trade deals are fair and beneficial to all. A recent landmark agreement with the UAE, as well as a previous deal with Qatar, addressing unfair airline subsidies is a major step toward achieving that campaign promise.

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15th
MAY

Clay Lacy Aviation Hosts High School Students

Clay Lacy Aviation hosted 1,500 local high school students at its 13th Annual Aviation Career Day on April 27 at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles.

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26th
APR

Boost Your Career in Aerospace With TBS

The Aerospace MBA of Toulouse Business School (TBS) delivers a world-class education effectively and conveniently for experienced managers looking to develop their international management competencies and leadership in aerospace.

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20th
APR

Air France-KLM CEO Gets Directly Involved In Labor Talks

Air France-KLM Group CEO Jean-Marc Janaillac initiated a new consultation with Air France staff, putting his own job on the line in a bid to put an end to an ?impasse? that has led to ongoing strikes and pay disputes the French airline said has cost an estimated ?220 million ($270 million) to date.

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10th
APR

Four Aviation Luminaries Receive Awards for Career Achievements at MRO Americas


Aviation Week Network and Airlines for America (A4A) honored four aviation industry leaders for their career accomplishments at a joint awards ceremony at Aviation Week Network’s MRO Americas Conference & Exhibition today.

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9th
APR

Educators Push To Prep Students For Technical Careers


Aviation’s ability to recruit sufficient engineers and mechanics depends on many factors. One is the preparation that students get in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. That preparation has been deficient in one major market, the U.S., but there are signs it may be improving.

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6th
APR

Aviation Jobs Rally Highlights Industry?s Importance

Aviation and aerospace business leaders and elected officials representing Kansas emphasized the importance of general aviation at a jobs rally.

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4th
APR

Filling The Future Workforce Pipeline


Most stakeholders in the MRO industry have already seen the writing on the wall when it comes to the projected workforce shortage, especially in mature markets such as the U.S. According to reports from Cavok, a division of Oliver Wyman, looming retirement for the baby-boom generation coupled with a lack of interest in mechanic-related jobs among millennials are poised to create a workforce shortage by 2022. 

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22nd
MAR

DJI Builds Drones Will Guide Robotic Earth Movers

Drone data provider Skycatch and manufacturer DJI are to deliver a fleet of 1,000 small UAVs to Komatsu Smart Construction to map and model job sites.

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22nd
MAR

DJI Builds Drones To Guide Robotic Earth Movers

Drone data provider Skycatch and manufacturer DJI are to deliver a fleet of 1,000 small UAVs to Komatsu Smart Construction to map and model job sites.

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16th
MAR

Ryanair To Offer Pilots In Germany Direct Employment

Ryanair said it would offer all its pilots in Germany direct employment contracts after the agency supplying pilots to the LCC in Germany said it would stop providing them.

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7th
MAR

Can Apprenticeships Aid the UK?s Drive For MRO Technicians?


Monday (Mar. 5) marked the start of national apprenticeship week here in the UK, an annual government-led campaign intended to promote vocational career paths for young people.

Both the government and its opposition parties have acknowledged the value of apprenticeships, albeit differing in their approaches on how best to execute their strategies across domestic industries.

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