16/09/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. marked the opening of its new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at company headquarters in Savannah with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate fleet growth, has been operational since Sept. 11. The 202,000-square-foot/18,766-square-meter building located on the east side of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport was built with […]

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16/09/2019

Autopilots have been around nearly as long as aircraft themselves. For decades, they have been assisting pilots by reducing workload on long flights and helping to precisely navigate approaches. The fundamental concept of an autopilot remains the same: to automatically provide pitch, roll and yaw forces without the pilot touching the flight controls. What’s changed […]

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16/09/2019

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with leading satellite operator SES to bring business aviation customers the fastest broadband speeds available within the United States. The two companies are launching LuxStream — the only service that offers speeds up to 25 Mbps in the United States and 15Mbps […]

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16/09/2019

Swissport, on the occasion of the publication of its latest Sustainability Report today, has committed to further invest in environmentally friendly equipment. By 2025, the company aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in its fleet to at least 50% to further reduce its carbon footprint and to improve the direct working environment of […]

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13/09/2019

The renowned Atlas Air Service AG from Bremen takes over the insolvent charter company Stuttgarter Flugdienst GmbH (SFD). All its employees will also be taken over by the new investor. Atlas Air Service is now based with offices and 2 charter aircraft at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Stuttgart Airport: the Light-Jet Cessna Citation […]

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13/09/2019

Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit that puts STEM classes into K-12 classrooms. Students from Fort Worth and Arlington ISDs submitted their resumes and participated in onsite interviews. Out of the many applications received, […]

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13/09/2019

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited, a premium Business Aviation service provider part of the Kadoorie Group, announced that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Business in Hong Kong has recently received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) as an Approved Maintenance Organisation for Qatar-registered aircraft.  The approval covers Metrojet HK MRO’s full capability list […]

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13/09/2019

Swissport has been awarded a 5-year contract to perform load control services for all continental flights of Swiss International Air Lines. Swissport’s “Centralized Load Control” unit (CLC) will provide SWISS with some 21,000 load-sheets yearly across 47 airports. Following a rigorous selection process with the participation of CLC providers from around the world, Swissport was […]

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12/09/2019

Duncan Aviation’s market research team recently released updated numbers and found that although the FAA’s deadline for upgrading business aviation aircraft to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is 16 weeks away, 23% of the US-registered business jet fleet, or 3,384, still don’t comply. “At this rate, we anticipate that at least 1,660 business jets will not […]

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12/09/2019

FlightSafety International now offers safety and security training for flight crews and passengers of corporate aircraft. This new Abduction Prevention course is offered by the Skydas Group in cooperation with FlightSafety. Skydas is a wide spectrum strategic security consulting and threat management firm. “This two day Abduction Prevention course is designed for corporate aircraft passengers, […]

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12/09/2019

Euro Jet is prepared to fuel aircraft at the Istanbul International Inventions Fair (ISIF 2019) September 17-22, 2019. Istanbul is a city which connects Asia and Europe and the Istanbul International Inventions Fair will bring together the world’s most important inventions, inventors and investors. For an updated fuel price in Istanbul during the event, you […]

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12/09/2019

Comlux has placed a new order for an ACJ320neo, re-affirming its role as the largest single customer for the aircraft and taking its total orders for the type to four.The deal means that Comlux has now ordered a total of 20 Airbus corporate jets. Cabin outfitting will be done by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. “Airbus […]

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12/09/2019

“I wouldn’t call it a club, I would call it a close-knit friendship,” began Dana. Members of the Oney Posse get together weekly in some capacity. The Oney Posse activities range from flying, talking business or just catching up on hot fishing spots. This month’s gathering was particularly special for the group. Tony Oney Sr. […]

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12/09/2019

With the nose of a corporate jet providing an appropriate backdrop, Sheltair has cut the ribbon on a new $55-million aviation complex at Republic Airport (FRG), East Farmingdale, Long Island, New York. The first three of six state-of-the-art, 31,200 square foot hangars reflect Sheltair’s strategic commitment to the busiest general aviation airport in New York, […]

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11/09/2019

After nearly 20 years, Robert (Bob) Rasberry, Chairman of the Board, is retiring from West Star Aviation. Bob will continue with West Star’s Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus and join Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a middle-market equity investment firm and parent of West Star Aviation, as a Senior Advisor supporting NEP’s continued interest in […]

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