14/05/2019

Honeywell and Lufthansa Technik AG will heighten their collaboration on Airbus A350 maintenance, repair and overhaul services in the Asia Pacific region. Lufthansa Technik will act as a licensed component repair center and exclusive global asset service provider in Asia Pacific for more than 200 Honeywell shipped components onboard the Airbus A350. Greater accessibility to […]

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14/05/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will showcase its record-breaking, award-winning fleet at the upcoming European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva. The event will take place May 21-23 at Palexpo and Geneva International Airport. Gulfstream will bring the super-midsize Gulfstream G280™; the high-performing Gulfstream G550™; the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G500™ and Gulfstream G600™; and the […]

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14/05/2019

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has launched ExecuJet Tours & Safaris at We Are Africa, in partnership with one of Africa’s leading safari specialist operators: Luxury Short Safari. ExecuJet Tours & Safaris offers a range of tailor-made safari itineraries with private aircraft flights and transfers. As the launch partner, Luxury Short Safari has been […]

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14/05/2019

Elliott Aviation, the leading Garmin retrofitter in the aviation industry, has announced their 50thsigned Garmin G5000 retrofit. The 50thsigned installation was for a 2000 model year Citation Excel. For operators not yet able to make an upgrade, Elliott Aviation has a Garmin ADS-B STC bridge program that replaces the current transponders with Garmin GTX 3000 […]

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14/05/2019

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced that Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company (VNH North), a subsidiary of state-owned helicopter operator Vietnam Helicopter Corporation, has launched the first ever helicopter tourism flights with the Bell 505 in Vietnam’s iconic Ha Long Bay. Vietnam Helicopter Corporation and VNH North operate a fleet of modern helicopters […]

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14/05/2019

Pilatus has selected Gogo Business Aviation’s (NASDAQ: GOGO) latest inflight connectivity technology, Gogo AVANCE L3, as a factory option on new production PC-12 NG aircraft.   The PC-12 NG becomes the first single-engine turboprop to have the L3 system installed at the factory and because the L3 includes Gogo Vision – it marks the first […]

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14/05/2019

For the second time, Jetscape is one of the sponsors for the 2019 Fort Lauderdale Airshow. Jetscape made a great location to support the event thanks to their satellite ramp located just west of their base terminal called Jetscape Alpha. Such location provided ample space for tall-tail aircraft, discrete ramp and the ability of converting […]

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14/05/2019

StandardAero Component Services facility, located in Prahova, Romania, expanded its manufacturing capacity from 32,000 sq. ft. to 43,000 sq. ft. and also recently exceeded over 200,000 gate valves processed with High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) coatings. The company has also invested in a new clean line, new fluoride penetrant inspection and additional milling and turning […]

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14/05/2019

FBOs in the Avfuel-Branded Network were recently voted among the best in the 2019 Aviation International News FBO Survey and Professional Pilot PRASE Survey, dominating the top positions in both reports.  In total, more than 45% of the fuel-supplier branded FBOs recognized as Top Rated FBOs in the Americas (by overall average) in the AIN […]

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14/05/2019

AVIAA, the world’s only group purchasing organization specializing in Business Aviation, is back at EBACE, Europe’s biggest Business Aviation gathering (20-23 May), a year after its formal debut, as it continues its global expansion. Managing Director EMEA Irena Deville leads AVIAA’s participation this year. “This show is valuable as we focus on adding more supply partners across […]

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14/05/2019

The aviation industry should be inspired by its role in the fight against climate change, according to one of its sustainability leaders. Michael Gill, the Executive Director of the cross-industry Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) told the Global Sustainable Aviation Forum that recent United Nations reports on climate coupled with increased awareness by members of […]

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13/05/2019

To address a growing need for reporting airborne safety hazards, helicopter pilots now have a new website, www.rotor.org/HARP, that allows for fast and easy reporting of near misses and other in-flight safety events. The HAI Aviation Reporting Program (HARP) was developed by the association’s Operations Department specifically for helicopter pilots, with customized data fields for […]

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12/05/2019

Atlas Air Service is now also certified as a maintenance facility by the Canadian Aviation Authority TCCA. As an EASA Part-145 company, the MRO specialist already has approvals from the aviation authorities of Russia, Ukraine, Bermuda and the USA. The country-specific maintenance approvals relate to aircraft types of various manufacturers in which Atlas Air Service […]

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12/05/2019

Swissport achieved an operating EBITDA of 273.2 million euros in 2018, an increase of 24.1 percent over the previous year’s result of 220.1 million euros. Total revenue from operating activities increased to 2.99 billion euros, up 6.7 percent from 2.81 billion euros in 2017. With revenue of 2.99 billion euros for 2018 Swissport’s business volume […]

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12/05/2019

London Oxford Airport retained its position in the top five UK Business Aviation airports during 2018 with some 5,500 business aviation movements logged and a 20% increase in passengers in the last year.  Its OxfordJet facility – now into its 11th year, continues to handle more and more medium and large cabin jets – from […]

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