07/02/2020

Hill Aircraft, Georgia’s top-rated FBO, has renewed its fuel supply relationship with World Fuel Services. The partnership, signed in December 2019, means clients of the Atlanta-based fixed-base operator (FBO) will continue to enjoy the high quality of World Fuel Services products for an additional five years. Conviently located at Fulton County-Brown Field (KFTY), Hill Aircraft […]

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06/02/2020

Duncan Aviation announced that long-time team member Dennis Kruse will be relocating to the company’s Provo, Utah, facility as the Avionics Install Sales Representative. “In his 15 years at Duncan Aviation, Dennis has built a strong technical background in the Install Department as a Technician and Crew Lead,” says Modifications Sales Manager Nate Klenke. “Over […]

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06/02/2020

West Star announced Jeffrey (Jeff) Sneden has accepted the position of Quality Assurance Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility. Jeff has over 37 years of aviation experience, including 25 years in Quality Assurance, with previous positions held at Miller Aviation, Flight Options and Embraer. He also holds an A&P and IA (Inspector Authorization) license. […]

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06/02/2020

Alidaunia, a premier Italian aviation company headquartered in Foggia, announced its helicopter operations and training businesses have both achieved Stage 2 registration for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™). The IS-BAO is developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its member associations and is a recommended voluntary code of best practices […]

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05/02/2020

FlightSafety International announces that United Airlines has selected the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida, for its Aviate cooperative pilot recruitment and development program. “We are pleased that United Airlines has selected the FlightSafety Academy to support its Aviate program,” said Steve Gross, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “The Academy’s reputation for quality, and […]

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05/02/2020

Swissport Executive Aviation, a subsidiary of Swissport International AG, is further expanding its business in Morocco. After establishing its first Moroccan fixed-base operation (FBO) for business and executive aviation in Casablanca in 2018, Swissport now moved into a dedicated VIP terminal at Marrakech Menara Airport, which opened on 1 February 2020. Swissport Executive Aviation has […]

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05/02/2020

West Star Aviation has been granted approval for their Aircraft Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship Program by the United States Department of Labor as a registered program in Illinois. Currently there are 37 apprentice AMTs, of which 73% are based in the Alton, IL (ALN) location. Moving forward, this allows West Star to be eligible for state […]

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04/02/2020

StandardAero recently celebrated the completion of its 3,000th workscope on the GE Aviation CF34 turbofan engine, which is widely used on regional jet airliners around the world. StandardAero was first appointed as a GE Aviation Authorized Service Provider (ASP) for the CF34-3 and CF34-8 in 2001. The milestone 3,000th engine workscope shipped was a CF34-8C5B1 […]

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04/02/2020

Carlos Schattenkirchner is Regional Director of UAS International Trip Support based in Beijing, China. He and his team provide domestic handling services across China, assisting overseas business aviation operators achieve easier access to all categories of business airports in the region. UAS’ Chinese and English-speaking agents are active at the principal business aviation hubs including […]

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04/02/2020

Avfuel Corporation welcomed ProJet Aviation at Leesburg Executive Airport (KJYO) to its branded network of FBOs. Located at the closest general aviation airport to the nation’s capital city, ProJet Aviation serves as Washington D.C.’s private aviation destination of choice and acts as a superb gateway to the Dulles Tech Corridor, and Virginia’s esteemed horse and […]

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04/02/2020

Looking ahead to 2020, Mente Group is planning for another solid year in preowned aircraft transaction dollar volume, despite a relatively flat year in the number of aircraft that were bought and sold. “Generally, the business jet industry moved from a seller’s market early in 2019 to a more balanced market at mid-year while we […]

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04/02/2020

Modesto Jet Center announces the appointment of Otto Wright as general manager. Wright joins Modesto Jet Center with more than 12 years of experience in the aviation industry, mainly in leadership and business development roles. Most recently, he served as an aviation consultant and business owner. Previously, he served as business development director at Axis […]

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03/02/2020

Bombardier announced the sale of two Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft to North Dakota-based Fargo Jet Center (FJC). The aircraft are to be converted to dedicated medevac configuration and delivered to air ambulance service provider Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe (LPR), based in Warsaw, Poland. Following an extensive international competitive tender, LPR selected the Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft, […]

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03/02/2020

Farnborough Airport has launched The Farnborough Airport Flying Scholarship 2020. Under the auspices of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ scholarship programme, Farnborough Airport grants one person a scholarship with the aim of supporting individuals to gain flying experience and ultimately achieve their Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL). The Flying Scholarship is part of the airport’s […]

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03/02/2020

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announces that its award-winning GX Aviation solution has powered more than one million free inflight broadband sessions for Air New Zealand passengers. The impressive milestone was achieved approximately one year after Air New Zealand switched to a free-of-charge model for its inflight broadband service. GX Aviation […]

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