21/02/2017TEXTRON AVIATION ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced it has signed a multi-year agreement with the University of Dubuque, establishing the university’s commitment to purchase new flight training aircraft solely from Textron Aviation through 2026 to modernize its fleet. As part of the new agreement, Textron Aviation will provide product support, parts and training for the university’s new Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft, which will be equipped with the next-generation Garmin G1000 NXi integrated flight deck.

21/02/2017NEW MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS FOR AMAC AEROSPACE

AMAC Aerospace is starting the first quarter of 2017 with several new maintenance programmes on privately-owned Boeing BBJ’s and Airbus A319’s aircraft.

21/02/2017LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AND MTU AERO ENGINES AGREE ON CONCLUDING A JOINT MAINTENANCE COMPANY

Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are planning to set up a joint venture company for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of geared turbofan (GTF) engines, with each of the partners holding a 50-percent stake. An agreement to this effect was signed by the two companies in Berlin on February 20, after the feasibility of such a joint venture had been examined over the past few months. Subject to different approvals (e.g. by the relevant antitrust authorities) both parties act on the assumption of the joint venture foundation within the second half of 2017.

21/02/2017DAHER SALUTES THE SERVICE ENTRY OF ASIA’S FIRST TBM 930

Daher announced the service entry of the initial TBM 930 based in Asia. It was delivered in December to Anutin Charnvirakul, who previously owned a TBM 850 version of Daher’s very fast turboprop aircraft family.

21/02/2017TEXTRON AVIATION ENHANCES 1CALL SUPPORT FOR EUROPEAN CUSTOMERS

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced it has strengthened its 1Call support offering to further meet the unique needs of its European customers. Now with increased capabilities during peak hours in Europe, the 1Call team has enhanced its multi-lingual support for customers who speak English, German, French and Spanish.

17/02/2017GULFSTREAM G650 AND G650ER CERTIFIED FOR CHINA REGISTRATION

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that the Gulfstream G650 and G650ER have received type certificate validation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. The validation confirms the type certificate issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and is one of the last steps required for an aircraft to be registered in a particular country.

17/02/2017AVFLIGHT BELFAST CITY BRINGS HOME TOP HONORS TO KICK OFF 2017

Avflight Corporation announced that Avflight Belfast City was named EMEA’s (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) Top FBO in the annual EBAN FBO Survey and was honored as Best Aviation Handling Services Company by Transport News in the 2017 Air Transport Awards.

16/02/2017TAG AVIATION RECEIVES ETOPS APPROVAL FOR THE AIRBUS ACJ A319

TAG Aviation has received approval for extended-range twin engine operations (ETOPS) from the UK CAA for the Airbus ACJ A319. The distinctive Airbus (G-OACJ) is a luxuriously appointed long-range business liner that offers passengers top of the range comfort with all the flexibility of a private jet experience.

16/02/2017TEXTRON AVIATION BOLSTERS SALES NETWORK IN INDIA

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced at Aero India 2017 it has appointed Jubilant Enpro Private Ltd., based in Noida, India, as its newest channel partner, serving as an authorized sales representative in the region for Cessna Citation business jets and Beechcraft King Air and Cessna Caravan turboprop aircraft.

15/02/2017BAER AIR REBRANDS AS APEX EXECUTIVE JET CENTER, FACILITY UPGRADES UNDERWAY

Baer Air (KMLB) announces its official name change to Apex Executive Jet Center (AEJC) as it expands and upgrades its facilities and services. AEJC will continue its partnership with Avfuel as a branded fixed base operator (FBO) and will expand its storage and deliverable capabilities over the next year.