16/11/2017

Embraer announced the enhancement of the flight experience aboard its Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 mid-cabin business jets. The cabin altitude of these two revolutionary aircraft is already considered among the lowest on the market, but the maximum cabin altitude has been further reduced to a best-in-class 5,800 ft (1.768 m). This announcement was made […]

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23/02/2018

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and major global aircraft manufacturer, has rebranded to be known as simply “Bell.” The new brand strategy and modernized logo are rooted in the company’s focus on innovation and customer experience. Bell will roll out the rebrand over the next year.   “BELL HAS ALWAYS BEEN ABOUT […]

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13/11/2017

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services Centre (TFMS) will offer Line Maintenance support services from 10th November for its Airbus A320 Corporate Jet series customers who use TAG Farnborough Airport. A healthy increase in movements of the Airbus Corporate Jet series (ACJ) using TAG Farnborough – the only London gateway airport dedicated exclusively to business aviation […]

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16/02/2018

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded the avionics baseline of a Bombardier Challenger CL601 to comply with regulatory mandates for 2020 and beyond. The first upgrade of this kind completed in Europe, the ADS-B Out, FMS 6.1 and LPV requirements were met in full ahead of compliance deadlines. The integration of the avionics upgrades was carried […]

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02/11/2017

Avfuel announces Glen Rutland of Shoreline Aviation Services—a corporate aircraft management and consulting company—as the lucky pilot who won a Rolex in the Avfuel booth at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition held in Las Vegas this October. Rutland was randomly drawn from a pool of hundreds of people who […]

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14/02/2018

Oriens Aviation, the exclusive British Isles sales distributor for the PC-12 added to Pilatus Aircraft’s excellent year in 2017, bringing five new aircraft into service with new customers; selling its original demonstrator (G-RABB) and securing its first new-build delivery position for 2018. Oriens delivered an aircraft to a private owner in Oxford in March; one […]

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07/02/2018

Tailored maintenance services will be provided by Singapore-based P&WC South East Asia (SEA). Air India’s regional carrier Alliance Air has signed a three-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) to deliver fleet maintenance services and support for PW127M engines. P&WC is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX). “We continue to deliver highly flexible […]

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19/03/2018

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) as the winner of “Best Airport in the Middle East”, for the second year in a row, at its annual Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. The ASQ is the only worldwide program to survey passengers at the airport on their day of travel. […]

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16/03/2018

Two new maintenance contracts have been awarded to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland. An Airbus Corporate Jet A318 will undergo a D-Check in conjunction with the removal of the complete cabin and engines. The second maintenance contract consists of a C6-Check for a privately-owned ACJ319. “We are glad to have a very good standing on […]

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14/03/2018

Dassault Falcon has introduced the newest addition to the Falcon Family: the long-range, ultra wide-body Falcon 6X. The Falcon 6X defies categorization with a cabin cross section that will be not only the largest in the Falcon line, it will be the largest in business aviation. The Falcon 6X continues the Dassault tradition of creating […]

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13/03/2018

SpiceJet and CFM International announced a $12.5 billion U.S. agreement that finalizes the purchase of LEAP-1B engines to power a total of 155 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with spare engines to support the fleet. The airline also signed a 10-year Rate per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement with CFM Services that covers all LEAP-1B engines […]

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12/03/2018

Textron Aviation Inc. announced the Cessna Citation Longitude has successfully circumnavigated the globe, demonstrating its commanding performance and impressive reliability to customers along the way. Throughout its world tour, the Longitude traveled more than 31,000 nautical miles, flew 27 legs and visited 12 countries. “This far-reaching tour enabled us to fulfill the mounting demand from […]

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08/03/2018

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Geneva recently installed its first Honeywell JetWave satellite communications hardware system in a Global 6000. The JetWave satellite terminals operate on Inmarsat Aviation’s GX Ka-band network to provide high-speed broadband connectivity. Jet Aviation has agreed to do a second such installation on a Global 6000 in May 2018. By enabling […]

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