05/09/2018

AVIAÂ, the world’s first global purchasing organization for business aviation, is pleased to widen its supplier base, with a new agreement with Constant Aviation, one of the most respected and fastest growing MROs in the U.S. AVIAÂ members in the U.S. will benefit from streamlined and negotiated pricing, a national network of facilities, and a […]

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05/09/2018

In the first half of 2018, Swissport International AG served 132 million passengers on behalf of its airline clients (up 10.0% on the first half of 2017). Cargo volumes increased to 2.3 million tons (up 5.0%). Revenue for the first six months climbed to EUR 1.43 billion (up 4.1%). EBITDA reached EUR 116.3 million (up […]

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04/09/2018

AVIAÂ, the expanding international group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased to announce the signing of a new safety supplier, Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) specialist, Patriots Jet Team UPRT. The Bay Area, CA-based company (near San Francisco) is unique in the UPRT sector, as it is the only provider to offer real-world upset training […]

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04/09/2018

CAE and easyJet announced the re-opening of the Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme to recruit aspiring pilots over the next six months. Recruitment is open to cadets from all European countries to support easyJet’s growing bases in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain. While maintaining the option to follow ground […]

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04/09/2018

“Timely maintenance, whether scheduled or unscheduled, is essential for the smooth operation of commercial airlines and ensures they can fly on a dependable schedule. The two components of maintenance are the aircraft itself and the engines. Not all MRO facilities are equipped to also perform engine maintenance as special facilities and certifications are required. Currently, […]

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03/09/2018

Kansai-based helicopter operator Hiaratagakuen has welcomed its second H145//BK117D-2, following the milestone delivery of its first unit in December 2017. Currently operating 14 H135s and one H145//BK117D-2, this new H145//BK117D-2 will join Hiratagakuen’s growing fleet to support emergency medical service (EMS) missions, and serves as a passenger and material transport. The first H145//BK117D-2 already entered […]

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06/08/2018

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, has signed a contract with Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks Limited to expand its aircraft maintenance facility in Malta, following last year’s Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement includes the construction of a modern multi-bay hangar facility for narrow- and wide-body aircraft at Malta International Airport. […]

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03/09/2018

Air BP’s Global Operations Standards Manager, Olivia Stone, has been elected as the new Council Chair of the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), effective immediately. She takes over from John Buxton who served as Chair for the past two years. Endorsed by IATA, JIG is the world-leading organisation for the development of aviation fuel supply standards, […]

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06/08/2018

Eastman Aviation Solutions will continue its long-standing position as a knowledge resource for the aviation industry by unveiling its 2018 Turbine-Engined Fleets of the World’s Airlines guide. For over 40 years, this fleet guide has been recognized as a primary source of data, listing nearly 60,000 global in-flight aircraft equipped with commercial turbine engines. The […]

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31/08/2018

Garmin has announced the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 & GFC 500 autopilots. These Additionally, the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft is approved for use as a standby […]

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02/08/2018

Garmin is expanding its robust line-up of popular aviation webinars. Ranging from Garmin Pilot tips and tricks, cost-effective autopilot upgrades to low-cost ADS-B solutions, these free webinars offer pilots and customers with a broad overview of the latest Garmin has to offer, while also providing a general operational overview of its vast product line. New […]

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31/08/2018

Thales has appointed Jean-Paul Ebanga, as Vice-President of Flight Avionics activities. Flight Avionics provides secured, natively connected systems and services that are in operation on two out of every three aircraft flying around the world every day. Jean-Paul Ebanga reports to Gil Michielin, Executive Vice-President for Avionics. “Jean-Paul will accelerate business model renewal and digital […]

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02/08/2018

Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, Nebraska, FBO facility has gained the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage I accreditation. IS-BAH, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), is a set of global industry best practices for business aviation ground handlers that features at its core a safety […]

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31/08/2018

Despite unfavorable weather and heavier-than-usual air traffic leading up to the show, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh proved once again it could produce another record-breaking event. With more than 600,000 attendees over the seven-day show, the upward trend continued for the Experimental Aircraft Association as aircraft owners, pilots and enthusiasts made their way to aviation’s family reunion. […]

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01/08/2018

MTU Turbomeca Rolls-Royce ITP GmbH (known as MTRI), jointly with its partners MTU Aero Engines, Safran Helicopter Engines, Rolls-Royce and ITP Aero, approved AIA Bordeaux (Atelier Industriel de L’Aéronautique de Bordeaux) as the first MTR390-Enhanced MRO shop. At the facility in France, all variants of the MTR390 family of engines, which power the Tiger combat […]

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