Archive

August 30th, 2016

30/08/2016NICE CÔTE D’AZUR AIRPORT BECOMES CARBON NEUTRAL

Following on from recent innovative environmental initiatives such as the switch to 100% renewable energy, testing the first fully electric airport shuttle bus with boost charging and the introduction of an autonomous power and air conditioning supply system for business air travel, Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has become the first Carbon Neutral airport in France, achieving level 3+ Carbon Accreditation, and the world's 25th certified airport.

August 29th

29/08/2016BELL 429 TURKISH POLICE & FORESTY FLEETS REACH 95% OPERATION AVAILABILITY RATE

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is delighted to announce that the Bell 429 fleets of the Turkish National Police and Turkish General Directorate of Forestry have reached a 95% operational Availability Rate and that the aircraft is continuing to be successful in country supporting public safety, assisting to prevent fires and preserve Turkish Forests.

29/08/2016MARENCO SWISSHELICOPTER GOES TO HELITECH

Marenco Swisshelicopter will be making its first appearance at Europe’s leading rotorcraft event, Helitech International. This year, the event will be held in Amsterdam, where members of the Marenco Swisshelicopter team will be welcoming guests and visitors on Booth 12B10 to answer all questions and inform about the latest developments of the SKYe SH09 helicopter.

August 26th

26/08/2016AMAC AEROSPACE ANNOUNCES NEW MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS

AMAC Aerospace has signed a new contract to upgrade a Boeing BBJ with a new cabin oxygen system and welcomes two Gulfstream aircraft for maintenance inspections to be performed by AMAC’s Gulfstream team.

26/08/2016BOMBARDIER CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF AIRCRAFT HEAVY MAINTENANCE IN TUCSON

Bombardier is pleased to celebrate its 40th year of operations in Tucson, Arizona. Occupying almost 1 million square feet (92,900 square metres) of total hangar space, the Tucson Air Centre is the largest of Bombardier’s nine Aircraft Service Centres and services both Bombardier commercial and business aircraft, and employs over 900 engineers, technicians and staff in the region. Since opening in 1976, the facility has been located at Tucson International Airport, a strategic location and a key local partner.

August 25th

25/08/2016TAG B757 MAKES A RARE VISIT DURING FARNBOROUGH INT'L AIRSHOW

TAG Aviation’s luxury B757 made a rare visit during this year’s Farnborough International Airshow (FIAS), with the distinctive high-gloss ‘black pearl’ touching down on the tarmac, following a number of very successful international private charters over the summer.