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How to become an aircraft engineer: your ultimate guide

The maintenance of aircraft is a huge industry in its own right and offers careers that can lead to the top levels of airlines. Here, some of those involved provide key guidance on how to proceed

Virgin Atlantic apprenticeships are back!

For the first time in three years, Virgin Atlantic has started a new search for the next generation of engineering and maintenance talent. The UK airline is offering ten spaces within its prestigious apprenticeship programme and a further four roles within its graduate scheme.

Dublin Airport joint venture unveiled

daa has selected Sisk/Lagan Joint Venture (JV) to undertake its €325m Dublin Airport Airside and Landside civil engineering framework

Inside one of the last remaining VFW-Fokker 614s

The VFW-Fokker 614 is famed for its misfortune. Woeful sales performance was followed by the jet being pulled from commercial service within a decade of its first flight. However, a sole example soldiers on, training next-generation engineers, as Martin Needham discovers here

Ford Airport receives ACEC engineering excellence award

The project at the Michigan-based airport was chosen out of 32 other shortlisted entries