Archive - Oct 2008

Date

October 20th

20/10/2008LEA ADDS IN-FLIGHT SPA TO PRIVATE JET SERVICE

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London Executive Aviation (˜LEA’) is to become the first in Europe to offer in-flight beauty therapies and massages routinely to its customers. LEA's new In-flight Spa, which is to be offered at no extra charge, makes the experience of private air travel even more relaxing and refreshing, ensuring travelers arrive on top form - whether for work, rest or play.

October 17th

17/10/2008PIAGGIO AND TAJ AIR SIGN AGREEMENT

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Taj Air and Piaggio Aero Industries announced at the Indian Aviation 2008 show the agreement to make Taj Air the exclusive distributor of the P.180 Avanti II for India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Maldives and Mauritius. Taj Air will promote, distribute and service Piaggio Aero Aircraft.

October 16th

16/10/2008DIRECT FLY DEBUTS TWIN STAR AT OXFORD AIRPORT

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Effective this week, Direct Fly of Poland, in collaboration with UK-based air charter broker One Charter PLC, will base a Twin Star DA-42 new-generation light twin engine propeller aircraft at Oxford Airport for air taxi operations.  It is the first Twin Star to be based at a UK airport for air charter and Direct Fly will fly the aircraft under its newly acquired EU Operations Certificate.

October 15th

15/10/2008GULFSTREAM DEMONSTRATES FLY-BY-WIRELESS CONTROL SYSTEM

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has successfully demonstrated aircraft control using Fly-By-Wireless technology. This historic flight, which took place on Sept. 18, is the first known application of wireless signaling for a primary flight-control surface in a civilian or military aircraft.

October 10th

10/10/2008EUROPEAN COMMISSION CONSULTATION ON MRV FOR ETS

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The European Commission launched a stakeholder consultation on monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) for aviation in the EU-ETS.

October 9th

09/10/2008CESSNA TAPS WALLAN AVIATION FOR RIYADH CITATION SERVICE

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The Customer Services team at Cessna Aircraft Company has named Wallan Aviation in Riyadh as an Authorized Citation Service Center for the Middle East. The certification for Wallan, a long-time Cessna Authorized Sales Representative, applies to all 500-series Citations.