01/10/2019

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (“MIRA”), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6 (“MEIF6”), has acquired Farnborough Airport from a consortium of private investors. Leigh Harrison, Head of MIRA EMEA, said: “We are delighted to announce our investment in Farnborough Airport. In addition to holding an important place in UK aviation history, the airport is known […]

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01/10/2019

Rolls-Royce has completed the acquisition of the electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion activities of Siemens (formerly known as the eAircraft business), following a period of employee consultation. The timely execution of the deal, announced in June this year, underlines the fit of these activities to our strategy to ‘champion electrification’ and will help accelerate our […]

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01/10/2019

On the 30th of September 2019, XEOS, the new aircraft engine service centre located in Środa Śląska near Wrocław, has celebrated its official opening. The company is a joint venture of Lufthansa Technik (51%) and GE Aviation (49%) and is a service centre for GEnx-2B and GE9X engines. It was built in a record time […]

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01/10/2019

Embraer announces that the company’s new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The Praetor 500 received regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil)in August, less than a year after having beenannouncedin October […]

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01/10/2019

The Paragon Network® continues to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer with their “Fly for a Cure” campaign during the month of October, the official National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Since launching their first breast cancer awareness campaign in 2015, Paragon Aviation Group® has donated thousands of dollars for breast cancer research thanks in […]

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30/09/2019

Sichuan Dahua General Aircraft Manufacturing Company of China (大华通飞) has successfully acquired the entire assets of leading European gyrocopter company, ArrowCopter. The transaction was brokered by consultants Aerospace Investments Co. Ltd (UK) and Silk Wings Aviation (Beijing), who are now actively assisting in the completion phase. The deal follows the recent conclusion of a formal […]

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30/09/2019

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, is intending to launch an enlarged UK FBO at a new location after deciding to exit Cambridge Airport, where landlord Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group intends to bring FBO services in-house. The planned expansion follows significant growth for ExecuJet in Europe, which has seen nine new aircraft join its […]

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30/09/2019

Swissport has launched a global initiative to speed-up air freight handling processes at its cargo warehouses by introducing newly developed self-services via kiosks. Swissport’s cargo business at Brussels Airport was the front runner, followed by Amsterdam Airport in rolling out the new service, which Swissport will roll out across all core cargo stations within the […]

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27/09/2019

Meridian, the award-winning private aviation company, announced that Lou Ramm, Meridian Air Charter’s Director of Quality Assurance, was awarded the prestigious Charles Taylor Award in a formal presentation at Meridian’s headquarters in Teterboro. Robert Thorson, FAA Safety Team Program Manager, presented Lou with the award while members of the Quality Assurance, Charter, and Maintenance teams […]

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27/09/2019

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Richard Mille have launched a new travel-watch, inspired by and adapted to, exclusive journeys on an Airbus corporate jet. Called the RM 62-01 Tourbillon Vibrating Alarm ACJ , the new watch’s innovative features include a discreet alarm that alerts the wearer through vibrations that only they can feel. The watch […]

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27/09/2019

Euro Jet is ready to assist with flights to Belgrade, Serbia for two major events. These are the 17+1 Ministerial Conference on Innovation this October 8-9, 2019 and the 141st Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) on October 13-17, 2019. The 17+1 Ministerial Conference will bring together representatives of China and 17 Eastern European countries […]

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27/09/2019

Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) and APT Mobile Satcom Limited (APSATCOM), a leading satellite operator in the Asia Pacific region, announced an agreement to provide inflight connectivity (IFC) service for Chinese airlines with Gogo’s industry-leading satellite connectivity solution 2Ku. Gogo will leverage APSATCOM’s Ku-band network to enable the fastest inflight Wi-Fi solution within China for domestic and […]

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27/09/2019

As the world’s aviation community gathers in Montreal for the 40th session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly, the aviation industry is demonstrating its commitment to climate action every day across its global network, this week surpassing 200,000 passenger flights using sustainable aviation fuels. Through deployment of new technology, improvements in operations and […]

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26/09/2019

StandardAero and Thales recently signed a long-term partnership agreement for the certification and distribution of the Thales TopMax wearable Head-Up Display (HUD) for use in business aviation aircraft. TopMax is an industry first, resulting from Thales’ decades-long experience in military Helmet Mounted Display Systems (HMDS) and civilian Head-Up Display (HUD). It is the only wearable […]

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