Bombardier’s Belfast operation returns to profit in 2016

Bombardier's Belfast operations returned to profit in 2016, according to its latest accounts. Read more here

Great news! 

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NI Partnering for Growth Aerospace Event at Stormont

The Northern Ireland Partnering for Growth (NIPG) Event took place at Stormont on Monday 5 September 2016.

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BOEING forecasts demand in Russia/CIS for 1,170 new aircraft worth $140b over next 20 years.

Boeing forecasts market demand for 1,170 new airplanes in Russia and the CIS region over the next 20 years, valued at $140 billion. The company released the numbers as part of its annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) for Russia and the CIS region.

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Confirmation of 9100:2016-series Publication Dates


As previously reported, the IAQG (International Aerospace Quality Group) will be publishing the revision of the 9100:2016 series of standards concurrently across Americas, Asia-Pacific, and European sectors.

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Accenture Aerospace Market Report Q2-2016

If you working in the aerospace and defence supply chain, or are thinking about entering it, this report is very useful. It gives a simple yet informed global market analysis. Check it out on our aerospace and defence page, in the tools and methods section.


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Farnborough Air Show July 2016

The Centre for Competitiveness is the only SC21 strategic partner for ADS UK located on the island of Ireland, giving it a local and significant competitive advantage. We have over 30 clients currently working on different SC21 recognition levels. We have 10 companies from across the island of Ireland being recognised at Farnborough this year – 5 Silver and 5 Bronze. Fantastic!

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