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02/10/2012BUSINESS AVIATION AS AN AID TO EUROPEAN RECOVERY

Oxford Economics, one of Europe’s foremost global forecasting and research consultancies, has just released a report that provides a wealth of statistical analysis and case studies, demonstrating how business aviation delivers substantial benefits to not only its clients, but also to local governments and communities. Commissioned by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), the study outlines the significance of business aviation in Europe and quantifies how the sector’s activities directly and indirectly contribute to European economies.

02/10/2012AMAC AEROSPACE EXPANDS ITS MAINTENANCE CAPABILITIES ON LARGE JETS

AMAC Aerospace, the Swiss-based provider of corporate aviation maintenance and completion services, has been granted Boeing B747-400 and B747-8 series Part 145 approval with immediate effect.  Base and line maintenance services on these types can now be provided to all AMAC customers, with no restrictions.

01/10/2012ASSOCIATED AIR CENTER AWARDED BOEING 747 FULL AIRCRAFT COMPLETION CONTRACT

Associated Air Center (AAC), StandardAero’s Large Transport Category VIP Completions Center in Dallas, Texas, has signed a contract for the VVIP interior completion of a wide body aircraft for a Middle-Eastern country. Today’s announcement represents the first Boeing 747-8i series completion for AAC and marks its sixth wide-body completion project. To date, Associated Air Center has also successfully performed 81 narrow-body/single aisle aircraft completions.
 
"Today’s announcement is a major win for the AAC team," said Chris Schechter, Vice President & General Manager, Associated Air Center. "It offers an excellent, long-term work scope and demonstrates that we are in the wide body business to stay, and in a big way, with two large interior completion projects in our hangars."

01/10/2012HAWKER BEECHCRAFT OPEN NEW SERVICE CENTER IN MONTERREY, MEXICO

Company-owned site includes state-of-the-art paint facility
Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support (GCS) today celebrated the grand opening of its newest company-owned factory service center at the Aeropuerto Internacional del Norte (MMAN) in Monterrey, Mexico. Company and local leaders participated in a ceremony at the Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) facility today to commemorate the opening.

01/10/2012 RUSSIAN HELICOPTERS BRINGS NEW LEVEL OF SERVICE TO CIS AND EUROPE

Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer helicopters, is pleased to offer customers in the CIS and Europe an advanced after-sales service system built on integrated logistical support throughout the helicopter life cycle. After-sales support is offered through a single centre, Helicopter Service Company, a Russian Helicopters company.

30/09/2012JET AVIATION SUPPORTS AIRCRAFT OWNERS AND OPERATORS WITH 2013 EU ETS

Jet Aviation is offering management support services to help customers achieve full compliance with the European Union’s Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) Phase III requirements.

30/09/2012DAHER-SOCATA EXHIBITS NEWLY CERTIFIED TBM 850 AT MOSCOW JET EXPO

DAHER-SOCATA exhibited its TBM 850 very fast turboprop aircraft for the fourth time in Russia, with the company taking an active participation in the 5th annual JetExpo International Business Aviation Exhibition in Moscow’s Vnukovo-3 Business Aviation Terminal, Europe’s busiest airport for corporate aviation.