28/04/2020

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has submitted a letter to the International Civil Aviation Organization recommending that the CORSIA baseline be adjusted now to take into account the unprecedented effects of COVID-19 on worldwide air travel. CORSIA is an offsetting scheme developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) as part of the basket […]

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28/04/2020

Technology is changing the way we fly. Technological advancements are improving the safety and efficiency in how we aviate and navigate through increased in-flight automation and GPS navigation. Today, tech is even enhancing the way we communicate, with digitally delivered text messages — known as datalink communications — in the cockpit. These services, known as […]

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28/04/2020

Euro Jet continues to monitor locations that are currently suitable for overnight crew rest and fast turnaround tech stops. They provide an updated overview of airports that represent a convenient option for these specific cases. Overnight crew rest locations in Asia Yerevan, Armenia (UDYZ/EVN) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (UCFM/FRU) Novosibirsk, Russia (UNNT/OVB)* Navoi, Uzbekistan (UTSA/NVI) * overnight […]

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28/04/2020

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) has signed an agreement with VIH Aviation Group for four S-92A+™ upgrade kits. VIH Aviation Group Ltd. and its operating company Cougar Helicopters Inc. have been a leading S-92® helicopter customer in Canada since 2004 and now, the first S-92A+ kit customer. The S-92A+ upgrade kits feature the […]

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24/04/2020

It’s 7:26 am when Sylvana and Jean-Michel get their first query of the day at Safran Aircraft Engines’ Customer Support Center, located 50 km (30 mi) south of Paris. Work began at 6:00 am, when they took over from the night shift. This first call is from a Chinese airline for on-wing maintenance so it […]

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24/04/2020

Backed by more than 1,404+ years of combined experience, West Star Aviation is a one-stop Textron Aviation Inc. Authorized Independent Service Facility for all Cessna Citation maintenance needs. All Phase Inspection Programs All Inspection Document Programs Avionics Installation and Repair Full Interior Refurbishment Exterior Strip and Paint FAA-DAR On Staff Warranty and ProParts Programs Administration […]

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24/04/2020

Lufthansa Technik has obtained Engineering Order Specific Tailsign approvals from the German Federal Aviation Authority for four Lufthansa passenger aircraft. They will from now on transport medical goods to meet the growing demand for airfreight during the coronavirus crisis. Within 36 hours, the Airbus A330-300 aircraft were modified for cargo transport. The prerequisite for such […]

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24/04/2020

With the emergence of electrically-powered aircraft comes the opportunity to explore more non-carbon sources such as wind, solar or hydro-powered energy. Over the past few years technology and innovation teams have been developing the Bell Nexus 4EX and Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) to offer convenient, safe and environmentally beneficial ways to move people, goods and […]

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24/04/2020

Avinode Aid is accessible to all operators whether or not they are existing Avinode members. The initiative ensures ambulance-only aircraft are not open to passenger flight requests, so operators can respond to urgent medical transportation enquiries quickly and efficiently. Brokers can easily find available fixed-wing air ambulances by filtering search results, whilst medical helicopters will […]

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23/04/2020

Aeronexus, the established leader in the wide-body VIP air charter market, has acquired a controlling interest in the 10-year old aircraft management company, PRIVAJET of Malta, which will become an Aeronexus Group Company. PRIVAJET was specifically chosen to join the Aeronexus Group because of the synergy of its impeccable safety record, professional management and vast […]

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23/04/2020

Along with business aircraft owners and operators, Duncan Aviation has made the safety of its customers and team members a top priority right now. Toward that end, the company implemented an aircraft disinfection service in March at the company’s three main MRO facilities in Battle Creek, Michigan; Lincoln, Nebraska; and Provo, Utah. Duncan Aviation is […]

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23/04/2020

Out of appreciation for its customers and in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic’s affect on flight activity, Avfuel is preserving the tiers of its AVTRIP members who earned a gold or platinum status for 2020 through 2021. This allows members to receive the benefits they earned—including extra points per gallon, a higher point accelerator rate, […]

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23/04/2020

King Aerospace was selected as an awardee on the Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines (KRACEn) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) supporting the United States Navy. Commander, Fleet Readiness Center (COMFRC) awarded a 10-year, $6.1 billion, enterprise contract vehicle to 42 small business industry partners on April 14, enabling U.S. Navy, government customers and international partners […]

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23/04/2020

JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, announced the launch of JETNET iQ PULSE, a regular bulletin on the state of the business aviation market, and the latest version of its JETNET iQ portfolio of aviation market research, strategy, and forecasting services. Rolland Vincent, JETNET iQ Creator/Director, said, “This is an unprecedented time for […]

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22/04/2020

In the early 1980s, Duncan Aviation’s Chairman Emeritus Robert Duncan conceived of an ingenious way to make the company’s avionics experts available to customers throughout the United States: Take the Duncan Aviation Avionics technicians to busy business aviation airports around the country where our customers’ hangars were located. The idea proved popular with Duncan Aviation’s […]

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