APS Coatings specializes in the coating of aircraft parts. They form a link in the production chain, but recently also produced a process to repair worn parts.
Beirut, May 24, 2015 (AFP) - Islamic State group supporters and a monitoring group said jihadists shot down a government helicopter in northern Syria early Sunday, but state media said the aircraft had suffered technical problems.
Bordeaux, May 24, 2015 (AFP) - French police have arrested a man who called in a false bomb alert to an airport to delay his girlfriend's flight because she was in danger of missing it, prosecutors said Sunday.
Paris, May 24, 2015 (AFP) - If there's one key selling point that aerospace giants Airbus and Boeing have both been using in marketing their new aircraft, it is fuel efficiency.
Istanbul, May 22, 2015 (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday opened a major new airport on the Black Sea, touted as the first in Europe built on a man-made island, the latest major infrastructure project to be unveiled ahead of June 7 elections.
Frankfurt, May 22, 2015 (AFP) - Lufthansa's chief said Friday the German airline is considering the possibility of regular spot medical checks for pilots, after one deliberately crashed a jet over the French Alps in March, killing all 150 on board.
Seoul, May 22, 2015 (AFP) - The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws.
Seoul, May 22, 2015 (AFP) - The former Korean Air executive jailed for violating aviation safety after disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts was freed Friday by a South Korean appeals court.
Skopje, May 21, 2015 (AFP) - A jet carrying Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski made an emergency landing in Zurich on Thursday due to technical problems but no one was hurt in the incident, a spokesman said.
Paris, May 21, 2015 (AFP) - Air France will continue to transport live monkeys for laboratory testing, the airline's CEO Alexandre de Juniac said at an Air-France-KLM shareholders' meeting held as animal rights activists protested nearby.
Washington, May 21, 2015 (AFP) - The US Treasury placed restrictive sanctions Thursday on an Iraqi middleman company which obtained and sold nine Airbus aircraft to Iran's already-blacklisted Mahan Air.
Hong Kong, May 21, 2015 (AFP) - Flight attendants from Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific threatened a summer strike Thursday if management does not scrap a new policy to reduce salaries and perks for cabin crew.
Washington, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - The chief executive of United Airlines cast doubt Tuesday on claims by a security researcher about hacking the controls of a jetliner from its entertainment system.
Vilnius, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - Lithuania on Tuesday located a missing private plane at the bottom of the Baltic sea, but its two pilots were nowhere to be found, the Baltic state's defence ministry said.
Marseille, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - Investigators have identified the remains of all 150 people aboard a Germanwings flight that was deliberately crashed into the French Alps, a prosecutor said Tuesday, allowing them finally to be laid to rest.
Rome, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - Italy's airline giant Alitalia said Tuesday it will not be renewing a partnership deal with Air France-KLM when it expires in 2017 because it is "no-longer beneficial."
Jakarta, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - An Indonesian ambassador who was on a Pakistani military helicopter that crashed this month killing two other foreign envoys died Tuesday after battling severe burn injuries, Indonesia's foreign minister said.
Djibouti, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - The hulking P-3C Orion aircraft prepares to take off from a military base in the Horn of African nation of Djibouti, on the latest mission hunting pirates off Somalia's coast.
Nanjing, China, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - Strapped into a seat in a tiny one-man cabin, Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg will have to endure extraordinary conditions as he flies over the Pacific Ocean for five days and nights, powered only by the sun.
Suva, Fiji, May 19, 2015 (AFP) - Fiji Airways on Tuesday warned of likely delays across its international network for up to a week after a runway shunt damaged one of its Airbus planes.
Washington, May 18, 2015 (AFP) - Leading US airlines are projecting a banner summer for air travel as international flights carry an all-time high number of passengers, an industry trade group said Monday.
Riyadh, May 18, 2015 (AFP) - State-owned Saudi Arabian Airlines plans to roughly double its fleet over the next five years while expanding its routes, official media reported on Monday.
San José, May 18, 2015 (AFP) - Ash spewing from Costa Rica's Turrialba volcano Monday forced the country's main airport to close for more than three hours, officials said.
Vilnius, May 17, 2015 (AFP) - Lithuania said Sunday it was searching for a small private plane with two pilots on board, that went missing over the Baltic Sea while en route from Sweden.
Abu Dhabi, May 15, 2015 (AFP) - Etihad Airways said on Friday that the US government has provided America's three biggest airlines with more than $70 billion in benefits and concessions, citing a report it commissioned.
Guadalajara, Mexico, May 15, 2015 (AFP) - A British and American citizen are missing after their airplane crashed off the coast of Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico, officials said Thursday.
Montreal, May 14, 2015 (AFP) - Weakened by delays rolling out its new CSeries jetliners and sluggish sales of business jets, Canadian manufacturer Bombardier announced Thursday a fourth wave of layoffs in 18 months.
Singapore, May 14, 2015 (AFP) - Singapore Airlines said Thursday its fourth quarter net profit surged 47 percent year-on-year as its fuel bill declined, but warned of a tough outlook due to stiff competition.
Seoul, May 14, 2015 (AFP) - South Korea's largest carrier Korean Air said Thursday its net loss narrowed in the first quarter of this year, as operating profit surged from a year ago thanks to low oil prices.
Sydney, May 13, 2015 (AFP) - The hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has uncovered a previously uncharted shipwreck deep underwater, leading officials to say Wednesday that if the plane is in their search zone they will find it.
Sao Paulo, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer on Tuesday announced plans to deliver 2,060 jets to the North American market over the next 20 years, a deal the company said would net it about $96 billion at current prices.
London, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - EasyJet shares slumped almost ten percent on Tuesday as the budget carrier said a strike by French air traffic controllers last month would slash profits.
Toulouse, France, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Airbus on Tuesday carried out the first test flight of a new A400M since one of the military transport planes crashed in Spain over the weekend leaving four people dead.
Istanbul, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Turkish Airlines is aiming to double its passenger numbers in less than a decade with the help of an ambitious planned new airport near Istanbul, championed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the CEO of the fast-growing flag-carrier said.
Madrid, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Spain announced Tuesday that Airbus A400M military transport aircraft currently in production will not be allowed to fly until authorities determine what caused one of the planes to crash, killing four people.
Brussels, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - EU regulators accepted concessions from Delta, Air France-KLM and Alitalia on Tuesday to end an anti-trust probe into alleged illegal collusion over flights between the United States and Europe.
Canberra, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - Australia will contribute an extra Aus$79.6 million (US$63.4 million) over the next two years to the search for missing airline MH370 if it is not found in the current probe, budget documents showed Tuesday.
London, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - EasyJet shares slumped on Tuesday as the budget carrier said a strike by French air traffic controllers last month would slash profits.
London, May 12, 2015 (AFP) - EasyJet on Tuesday said it had managed a profit during its first half, a period when budget carriers normally report losses, thanks to lower fuel costs and a stronger pound.
Madrid, May 11, 2015 (AFP) - European aerospace giant Airbus said Monday it will continue test flights for its A400M military transport plane despite the crash of one of the aircraft on a test flight in Spain that killed four employees.
Tokyo, May 11, 2015 (AFP) - A Canadian woman gave birth aboard a plane to Tokyo after going into labour over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesman for Air Canada said Monday, an event the baby's father described as "completely unexpected".
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