Headlines 2016

22/12/2016INDEPENDENT FBO FLIGHTSERV TO OPEN JANUARY 1 AT KTTN

FlightServ, the new independent FBO on the KTTN field, will open its doors to guests on January 1, 2017. Founded by a team from the FBO’s sister company Aviation Charters, FlightServ personnel uniquely understand the needs and desires of flight crews and their passengers.

22/12/2016MERIDIAN HAYWARD CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company headquartered at Teterboro Airport, announced that its new fixed-base operations at Hayward Executive Airport in Hayward, California celebrated its much-anticipated Grand Opening.

22/12/2016JET AVIATION BASEL PERFORMS FIRST MAINTENANCE ON BBJ-777

Jet Aviation’s MRO facility in Basel recently signed its first agreement to perform maintenance on a Boeing Business Jet 777-200 for an undisclosed client in the Middle East.

22/12/2016RED OAK MUNICIPAL AIRPORT HONORS WORLD’S OLDEST ACTIVE PILOT

Red Oak Municipal Airport (KRDK) honored the Guinness Book of World Records certified World’s Oldest Active Pilot, Ernie Smith, with a ceremony at the airport on Smith’s 99th birthday. Smith, having flown out of Red Oak Airport for over 80 years, was presented a model aircraft from the airport and a pre-loaded WingPoints® Rewards Card from Phillips 66® Aviation to help fuel his future flying adventures.

22/12/2016BELL 505 JET RANGER X ACHIEVES TYPE CERTIFICATION

Bell Helicopter announced that its Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has been certified by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). Unveiled in 2013, the new, five-seat helicopter went from concept to a successful first flight in 20 months.

21/12/2016JET AVIATION COMPLETES FIRST 192-MONTH CHECK ON GULFSTREAM V IN GENEVA

Jet Aviation’s maintenance center in Geneva has recently completed its first 192-month, ultra-heavy maintenance check on a Gulfstream V.

21/12/2016INDUSTRY BENCHMARK FORUM: AIRCRAFT PAINT EXPECTATIONS RELEASED

In an effort to collectively raise the industry benchmark, protect against corrosion and improve painter safety, a group of industry-leading companies who paint business aircraft gather periodically to share tips and best practices.

21/12/2016AERO-DIENST RECEIVES BOMBARDIER BUSINESS AIRCRAFT EXCELLENCE AWARD

Aero-Dienst has received the renowned Bombardier Business Aircraft Excellence Award at the sixth Annual Bombardier Business Aircraft Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Awards for the second year running.

19/12/2016DVIATION GROUP AND SWISS AVIATION CONSULTING TO DELIVER FTM SOLUTIONS

Dviation Group, an innovative, fast growing aviation solutions provider in the ASEAN region, and Swiss Aviation Consulting®, a well established aviation advisory group with offices in Switzerland, the UK, Malaysia, the UAE and South Africa, announce a strategic partnership to provide Total Fleet Technical Management (FTM) solutions.

19/12/2016ANOTHER PHENOM 300 IN GERMANY

Atlas Air Service has delivered another new Embraer Phenom 300 to a German client. The business jet will be operated, managed and chartered to clients by PAD Aviation Service GmbH from Paderborn. The business aircraft was handed over in the plant of Embraer Executive Jets in Melbourne, Florida (USA).