A repeat Eurofighter buy represents Spain’s best option for replacing an aged fleet of Canary Islands-based Boeing F-18 fighters, Airbus has claimed, after Lockheed Martin recently cited interest in its F-35 from Madrid.
Buoyed by its recent receipt from India of a long-awaited contract to produce 56 C295 medium transports, Airbus Defence & Space believes there are further strong opportunities to add to the type’s order book.
EasyJet expects to be close to returning to pre-crisis levels of activity late next summer after disclosing a pre-tax loss of £1.13 billion ($1.5 billion) for its pandemic-hit financial year just ended.
In-flight emissions tests of an Airbus A350 powered by 100% sustainable aviation fuel indicate that the fuel releases fewer particulates than kerosene, while analysis points to lower density but higher energy content per unit weight.
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