Aviation & Aerospace

Farnborough Airport’s £55m investment bears fruit with opening of ‘state-of-the-art’ Domus III hangar

Farnborough Airport has officially opened Domus III, a new 175,000 sq ft hangar representing one of the area’s largest private inward investments in years. In August... READ MORE »

NATS seeks teamwork & adaptability as hiring drive for new air traffic controllers takes off

Hampshire-based air traffic service provider NATS has kicked off a nationwide recruitment campaign to identify and train the next generation of air traffic controllers... READ MORE »

Farnborough Airport completes £3m security upgrade – now laptops and liquids stay in bags

Farnborough Airport has beefed up its security with a £3 million investment, keeping pace with the government’s newly amended Aviation Security Regulations. The... READ MORE »

AALTO secures $100m Japanese investment to launch high-altitude station into the stratosphere

AALTO, a Farnborough firm which manufactures and operates the Zephyr High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS), has secured a $100 million investment from a consortium of... READ MORE »

Farnborough Airport's Aviator Hotel comes second in TripAdvisor awards

The Aviator Hotel in Farnborough has come second in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Hotel awards. Completed in 2008, the Aviator Hampshire was designed... READ MORE »

NATS' Fareham head office the venue for pioneering drone flight simulations

Fareham-headquartered NATS - the UK's provider of air navigation services - has run pioneering simulations, which showed how drones could be integrated alongside other... READ MORE »

Hants and Surrey have ‘head start’ to capitalise on government’s new space plan, says cluster

The thriving space sector across Hampshire, Surrey and the Isle of Wight is perfectly placed to capitalise on the government’s new Space Industrial Plan, according to a... READ MORE »

‘The sky’s no longer the limit’ - BAE & Portsmouth Uni launch UK’s first space degree apprenticeship

The University of Portsmouth is set to offer the UK’s first ever degree apprenticeship for space systems engineers in conjunction with Hampshire-based BAE Systems... READ MORE »

Emirates becomes first international airline to join Solent Cluster as region looks to low-carbon fuels

The Solent Cluster, a cross-sector collaboration focused on decarbonising the region, has welcomed Emirates international airline to its ranks. More than 100... READ MORE »

2024 is the year jet zero takes off says FAC as they join region’s leaders in new aerospace cluster

Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC) and Enterprise M3 LEP have come together with industry leaders to form a new regional aerospace cluster. The initiative unites 25... READ MORE »