20/01/2020

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier will join international business aviation delegates on 4-5th February at the eco-friendly ‘Event Lounge’ in Brussels for AirOps 2020 #AirOps20, Europe’s premier event for business aviation flight operations professionals hosted by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). Tom Parsons, Air BP’s low carbon commercial development […]

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17/01/2020

Swissport’s large-scale launch of its first cargo business in Australia is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility at Melbourne Airport, with other locations to be announced early this year. Swissport has signed an initial seven-year lease on a new building with warehouse space at Melbourne Airport. […]

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17/01/2020

Universal Aviation, the worldwide ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., announced the continued expansion of its global network with the opening of Universal Aviation Turkey, based at Ataturk Airport (LTBA) in Istanbul and providing supervisory ground support for business aircraft at all airports across Turkey. Univerasl Aviation Turkey is a partnership between […]

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16/01/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has updated an important training resource for certain single pilot operations – specifically those of jet aircraft weighing 10,000 pounds or less, certificated for single-pilot operations and equipped with advanced cockpit automation, automated engine and systems management and/or integrated autoflight, autopilot and flight guidance systems. The NBAA Training Guidelines […]

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16/01/2020

Mr. Scott Campbell, Director of Airline Sales for Universal Avionics (UA), announces that Mr. Franc Mendes has been appointed to the position of Airline Business Development Manager. Based out of Phoenix, Arizona (USA), Franc is responsible for introducing UA’s product line including the ClearVision™ Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS) to the airline market. Additionally, Franc […]

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16/01/2020

RUAG MRO International completed a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) inspection on an Embraer Lineage that included full exterior painting and avionics upgrades during the aircraft’s M4 or 48-month inspection. The customer chose to optimize the MRO downtime to ensure ADS-B Out and FANS compliance, implement a new livery, complete with full exterior repainting, and […]

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15/01/2020

StandardAero’s engine overhaul facility in Summerside, PEI, Canada finished 2019 on a high, inducting over 1,000 Pratt & Whitney PW100, PT6A and JT15D engines during the course of the year. This record figure was achieved following the recent expansion to the facility, StandardAero’s commercial turboprop engine MRO Center of Excellence, which saw the site expand […]

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15/01/2020

During 2019, Duncan Aviation’s Managed Rotable Inventory or MRI expanded its customer base by more than a third, adding 45% more available part numbers and increasing its inventory value by $2 million dollars. Cori Hawes was recently appointed as MRI Program Assistant to support the rapid growth. She joins Sr Rotable Consignment Manager Vince Cruickshank […]

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15/01/2020

Daher announced the 2019 business results for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20 Kodiak 100 Series II airplanes. Deliveries of Kodiak utility aircraft were primary in North America: 11 in the United States and three in Canada. […]

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15/01/2020

World Fuel Services and World Energy announced a World Economic Forum (WEF) Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Program designed to increase SAF availability and supply chain efficiency within the industry. The program will be available in time for business jets traveling to the 50th Annual Meeting of the WEF to enable lower carbon emissions of flights […]

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15/01/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced the GI 275, a powerful electronic flight instrument that directly replaces legacy primary flight instruments in the cockpit. The GI 275 is suitable as a direct replacement for a variety of instruments including, an attitude indicator, attitude directional indicator (ADI), course deviation indicator (CDI), […]

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14/01/2020

West Star announced the appointment of Gary A. Schandl as Director of Quality Assurance for all West Star facilities. Gary has over 45 years of aviation experience with the majority being in quality, while previously holding positions at Midcoast/Jet Aviation. He holds his A&P license, IA (Inspector Authorizations) license and has served 25 years as […]

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14/01/2020

Jet Aviation has received International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1 Registration from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. It intends to achieve IS-BAH Stage 2 Registration for both FBOs by December 2021. As a safety management system, IS-BAH establishes criteria to ensure handling […]

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13/01/2020

Specialist business and regional aircraft consulting firm The Sharpwings has began the new decade having surpassed a historical milestone with more than 110 surveys and appraisals of business jets, corporate turboprops and helicopters completed since the firm began in 2015 offering aircraft technical and financial evaluations; restitutions and repossessions; remarketing and sales to financiers. Founding […]

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