Spirit AeroSystems Welcomes Belcan to Aerospace Innovation Centre, Enters Strategic Engineering Partnership

Spirit AeroSystems announced today in Wichita, Kansas, that Belcan will be onsite as a Strategic Partner in Spirit’s Aerospace Innovation Centre (AIC) in Prestwick. Belcan will work directly alongside Spirit engineers when the facility opens. The companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enter into a strategic partnership. Belcan, a global supplier of engineering, supply chain, technical recruiting and information technology services, will provide Spirit with broad-based engineering …

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Significant turnaround in financial performance for Glasgow Prestwick Airport

* Revenue increase and operational efficiencies drive profitability * Coronavirus impact on passenger revenues unlikely to recover soon Glasgow Prestwick Airport has reported a significant turnaround in its financial performance, reporting an underlying operating profit of £3m (subject to audit) for the 12 months to 31 March 2020, compared to a £1m loss the previous year. Revenue increased by 46% year-on-year to £36m, up from £24.6m the previous year. Stewart …

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SOUTH AYRSHIRE TO HELP BUILD A FUTURE FOR MANUFACTURING

South Ayrshire is set to play a key role in strengthening Scotland’s manufacturing industry, having secured £2 million of investment for two significant projects. South Ayrshire Council, together with its partners Ayrshire College, Ayrshire Engineering Alliance and the University of Strathclyde, has been awarded funding from the Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund (AMCF). AMCF supports projects to help small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) develop their manufacturing capabilities. A total of …

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