ADS today welcomed the Department for Transport's call for evidence on its Aviation Strategy. The final strategy is expected to be published in 2018.
ADS responds to the Government's announcement that National Security Adviser Mark Sedwill will lead additional work on reviewing national security capabilities.
Fourteen UK and Ireland SME’s have been recognised for their operational excellence from the ‘Supply Chains for the 21st Century’ (SC21) programme.
100 apprentices from some of Britain’s leading aerospace, defence, security and space companies attended the ADS Parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons on Tuesday.
ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt said: “We strongly support the CBI’s proposal. Businesses are facing a period of uncertainty as the Government negotiates our new relationship with Europe."
Deliveries of 84 Single Aisle and 34 Widebody aircraft in May represented £2.5bn in value to UK industry, as global delivery rates continued to closely track 2016’s record-setting figures.
Six students from The Sweyne Park School, Essex, competed in an international fly-off against teams representing the USA, Japan and France at Paris Air Show.
ADS Chief Executive Paul Everitt and Business Minister Richard Harrington welcomed a boost to the UK economy of around £13bn from aircraft orders and commitments announced at the Paris Air Show last week.
The UK trade association for the aerospace, defence, security and space sectors, ADS, welcomed the Government’s commitment to a Space Industry Bill outlined in today’s Queen’s Speech.
An Industrial Strategy initiative supporting the development of ground-breaking new aerospace technologies has been awarded £8m funding for its second round of projects.