12/03/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) concluded its Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC) at close of business on March 12, and cancel two events: the 2020 International Operators Conference (IOC2020), and the 2020 Business Aircraft Finance, Registration & Legal Conference. NBAA noted that, in its decision-making regarding the three events, the association’s highest priority remains […]

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12/03/2020

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced that Éric Martel has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Bombardier Board of Directors, effective April 6, 2020. Éric Martel joins Bombardier from Hydro-Québec, where he has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since July 2015. With revenues of approximately $10 billion (USD), Hydro-Québec […]

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12/03/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), received the 2019 On-Time Delivery award by Airbus Helicopters at the North American Supplier Conference in Grand Prairie, Texas. Garmin was recently recognized with this award for its efficient performance related to product delivery. Garmin avionics are currently available as standard on select Airbus Helicopters, […]

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12/03/2020

VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, starts 2020 with a market update amid the unique set of challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as a recap of its solid growth during 2019 and the successes for the year. The Company, with operations based in Malta, has made a positive start […]

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12/03/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced a commitment of $210,000 to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education programs in Iowa. A grant of $100,000 will go to NewBoCo to support its K-12 computer coding workshops and engineering project learning programs, which provide hands-on experience and aim […]

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12/03/2020

Garmin announced European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solution for the Dornier 328 jet and turboprop aircraft. SUN-AIR Aviation Group has selected a Garmin ADS-B solution for their entire fleet of 18 Dornier 328 aircraft that utilizes a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and “plug and play” installation kit from […]

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11/03/2020

Carlsbad Jet Center announced the opening of its new executive terminal at McClellan – Palomar Airport (KCRQ) in Carlsbad, Calif. The new executive terminal is located in a prime location right off the taxiway. The two-story terminal offers more than 10,000 square feet of space with 4,000 square feet dedicated to FBO operations, including well-appointed […]

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11/03/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee announced the recipients of the 2020 Schedulers & Dispatchers Training Scholarship. These individuals were also recognized during the 2020 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2020), taking place March 10-13, 2020, in Charlotte, NC. These training awards, given in conjunction with annual sponsors, […]

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11/03/2020

GE Aviation announced the integration of C-FOQA (Corporate Flight Operations Quality Assurance) with Polaris Aero’s safety management system – Vector SMS. This new integration with Polaris is a first of its kind in business aviation where information from flight data is automatically forwarded to another safety service provider (Vector SMS) using GE Aviation’s API (application […]

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11/03/2020

Inmarsat’s L-band Advanced Communications Element (LACE) II solution has been named as the winner of the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category in the prestigious Mobile Satellite User Association’s (MSUA) 2020 Mobility Innovation Awards. In addition, our SATCOM as a Service campaign has been named winner in the “Best Mobility Marketing Campaign” category. This is […]

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11/03/2020

Led by its founder, Clive Jackson, the management of Fly Victor Ltd has secured significant financial backing from a consortium of former investors and regular flyers to acquire the company’s global operations, while tracking to profitability this year. Launched in 2011, Victor has revolutionised the business aviation industry with its commitment to transparency and the […]

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11/03/2020

The Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) certified the installation of the Emergency Floatation System on Ansat helicopter. It is designed for emergency water landing and is used to save lives of the crew and passengers. Rosaviatsiya also issued Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) with the approval for the […]

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11/03/2020

Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, has showcased how the intelligent data and communications platform, SD Pro, improves modern flight operations management via standardized operating procedures and data protocols, at the NBAA Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference last week. Leveraging elements from its aircraft connectivity services, hardware platforms, and ground network infrastructure, SD is […]

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11/03/2020

Around the Chinese New Year Festival, Shanghai-based helicopter operator, New Sky Helicopter would normally be in peak busy season chartering guests to different festivities. However, Cao Xintian, the founder and captain of New Sky Helicopter, found himself loading boxes of medical supplies into their Bell 429 instead of passengers. At the beginning of 2020, an […]

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10/03/2020

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, WSU Tech and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) announced a new collaborative apprenticeship program to address long-term production and tooling requirements for the company’s aircraft programs and help further Wichita’s status as one of the world’s major aerospace clusters. The two-year program, the […]

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