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January 26th

26/01/2016JET AVIATION ZURICH FBO HANDLES VAST MAJORITY OF HEAD-OF-STATE WEF 2016 FLIGHTS

Jet Aviation Zurich spent months preparing for the surge of VIP customers that arrived in Zurich to attend the 46th annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting, held January 20-23, 2016 in Davos, Switzerland. The company served the majority of aircraft and passengers attending WEF, handling 612 movements and 1,830 passengers while supporting fuel sales of 1.5 million liters.

January 25th

25/01/20162015 DELIVERS ANOTHER RECORD YEAR FOR FAI

German General Aviation operator and air ambulance specialist FAI rent-a-jet AG (dba Flight Ambulance International) is marking another successful year as it closes its books on 2015. The Nuremberg-headquartered company has recorded an operational income of approximately €80m, up on the 2014 figure of €73.5m. The growth has been predominantly driven by a 37% increase in activity from the air ambulance division which generated revenue of €41.7m, compared with 2014’s €30.4m.

25/01/2016FLIGHTSAFETY RECEIVES FAA LEVEL D QUALIFICATION FOR 2 CESSNA CARAVAN SIMULATORS

FlightSafety International announces that it has received Level D qualification from the United States Federal Aviation Administration for two Cessna Caravan aircraft simulators located at its Wichita East Learning Center. The simulators are equipped with Garmin G1000 and Garmin G600 avionics.

January 22nd

22/01/2016JETSUPPORT BV GAINED FAA REPAIR STATION AUTHORIZATION

JetSupport-Avionics and JetSupport have been integrated and merged into one JetSupport B.V. With the merger between the two companies, JetSupport B.V. is able to provide extended services with the EASA, FAA & TCCA approvals for aircraft & avionic shop capabilities.

22/01/2016OSLO AIRPORT FIRST LOCATION TO SUPPLY AIR BP BIOJET VIA FUEL HYDRANT SYSTEM

In a first for commercial aviation, Air BP, together with Norwegian airport operator Avinor, and sustainable biofuel specialist SkyNRG, announced the results of a successful collaboration for commercial supply of jet biofuel at Oslo Airport Gardermoen on Jan. 22. From this date, all airlines landing at Oslo Airport can have jet biofuel delivered from the airport’s main fuel farm, via the existing hydrant mechanism.

22/01/2016DUNCAN AVIATION TO HOLD ITS FIRST FREE NEXTGEN SEMINAR OF 2016

Owners and operators of business aircraft in the San Antonio area won’t want to miss Duncan Aviation’s first free NextGen seminar of 2016. On February 18, Regional Avionics Sales Manager Mark Francetic will host the first NextGen seminar of 2016 in warm, sunny San Antonio at the Courtyard Riverwalk, 207 N St. Mary’s Street.