26/03/2020

Since October 2019, Atlas Air Service has been manufacturer-independent in aircraft trade. Several aircraft have already been successfully brokered between aircraft sellers and buyers by Atlas Air Service. The German business aviation expert also buys and sells pre-owned aircraft at its own risk. “We take care of the entire purchase procedure – from aircraft purchase […]

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26/03/2020

Bristow Americas’ Search and Rescue (SAR) teams have successfully transported acutely-ill offshore workers in the oil and gas industry with suspected cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), using specially-configured and equipped search and rescue aircraft supporting operations in the Gulf of Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana. The first emergency request for assistance was received […]

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26/03/2020

VistaJet is helping to ensure that those with critical travel requirements during this time of uncertainty are able to keep moving. Understanding the global community’s needs as the world works to respond to the evolving situation on COVID-19, VistaJet continues to identify new ways to be of help through its global network and infrastructure. The […]

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26/03/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomed Senate passage of a $2 trillion stimulus bill that would grant relief to the nation’s aviation industry, including general aviation (GA), as it grapples with the staggering effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was passed by the Senate today; […]

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25/03/2020

FAI rent-a-jet AG, Germany’s leading Air Ambulance Specialist and Special Mission Operator has been working around the clock to help evacuate those in need following unprecedented demand from the spread of coronavirus. This includes both medical evacuations of infected patients and repatriation flights of unaffected healthy individuals from all corners of the globe. The company […]

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25/03/2020

Keeping aircraft flying and those who fly within them safe is a top priority right now for business aircraft owners and operators. To that end, Duncan Aviation has implemented an aircraft disinfection service that it is providing for operators who have scheduled into the company’s main MRO facilities in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and […]

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25/03/2020

The continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus is prompting a series of daily, even hourly announcements from authorities in government, medicine, aviation and elsewhere – all of which have evolving implications for business aviation travel and other key decision-making. That’s why, for the duration of this uncertain period, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is […]

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25/03/2020

Tim Scorer, long-serving aviation lawyer and currently a Consultant at Kennedy’s Law Firm, is the recipient of this year’s British Business Aviation Association (BBGA) Michael Wheatley Award for Outstanding Services to the general aviation industry. The award was presented by BBGA Chair and fellow aviation lawyer, Aoife O’Sullivan during the Association’s recent annual conference at […]

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25/03/2020

As the COVID-19 crisis is changing our world, Aero-Dienst has released a statement on its measures and fight against the virus. It said it has weathered many storms during the last 60 years and managed so far to keep the virus away from its employees, aircraft and hangars. However, it becomes more and more evident […]

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25/03/2020

With a notice published in a selected number of financial newspapers Vincenzo Nicastro – the Extraordinary Commissioner of Piaggio Aero Industries Spa and Piaggio Aviation Spa – has extended to the 4th of May 2020, 6 p.m. CEST, the deadline for the submission of the expressions of interest (EOIs) related to the purchase of the […]

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25/03/2020

Constant Aviation is working around the clock to treat business and private aircraft with MicroShield 360, an FDA-approved* antimicrobial shield. Since March 9, the MRO and its authorized partners have applied the product to more than 250 aircraft – including the entire Flexjet fleet of private aircraft. The number of aircraft treated is expected to […]

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24/03/2020

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced that in support of the recent mandates from the Governments of Quebec and Ontario to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, it will suspend all non-essential work at most of its Canadian based operations starting this evening at 11:59 pm until April 26, 2020, inclusively. This suspension includes Bombardier’s […]

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24/03/2020

Elliott Aviation, a leader in business aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has announced mobile maintenance capabilities, which are available for aircraft inspections and due items. Elliott Aviation’s mobile maintenance team uses the same extensive safety precautions for mitigating COVID-19 that the company has implemented in their three facilities to ensure employee and customer safety. […]

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23/03/2020

The Kopter management team has been monitoring very tightly the developments related to the Coronavirus. We have taken several extraordinary measures in full alignment with, and sometimes preceding, the ones taken by the Swiss authorities. So far, we have had no cases of COVID-19 within Kopter’s work environment, and are pleased that we could preserve […]

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23/03/2020

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has successfully completed initial ground engine tests on the prototype Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop featuring Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC engines. These ground engine tests verified the functionality of the fuel system and engines, as well as the interface with the avionics and electrical systems. “The […]

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