06/05/2020

Daher unveiled technical details for its TBM 940 very fast turboprop aircraft in the Model Year 2020 version, which is equipped with HomeSafe™ – an emergency system that automatically brings the airplane to a runway touchdown if the pilot becomes incapacitated. The system is activated manually by an easily recognizable orange button atop the cockpit […]

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05/05/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) warmly welcomed the decision by the European Commission to extend the deadline for ADS-B compliance by six months for business aviation operators. The European Commission (EC) announced it is extending the deadline for ADS-B (see note to editors) equipage in new aircraft by six months, to 7 December 2020, […]

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05/05/2020

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that Fast Company, a leading business magazine that focuses on innovation in technology, leadership and design, recognized Garmin as a finalist for the development of Autoland as part of its 2020 World Changing Ideas Awards. Autoland autonomous flight technology revolutionized the aviation industry when […]

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05/05/2020

Jet Aviation announced more than 10 of its FBOs were acknowledged for outstanding performance in the 2020 customer FBO surveys conducted by Professional Pilot, Aviation International News (AIN) and Business Air News (BAN). The annual results of all three surveys were released by the three publications in April 2020. In addition to the individual FBO […]

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05/05/2020

Air Service Basel is launching a package for its operators today.  The company aims to help operators maintain passenger requests, crew training and aircraft airworthiness so launches a package available immediately to all handling requests. The full-service FBO located at EuroAirport in Basel, Switzerland, remains operational, despite border restrictions and are maintaining the highest level […]

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01/05/2020

TAG Global Training has gained CCTO (Cabin Crew Training Organization) approval from Transport Malta. Since 2007, TAG Global Training has acquired global recognition for its excellence in pilot and cabin crew training with such success over 70 Operators worldwide entrust their crew to TAG Global Training in order to receive relevant and compliant training. With […]

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30/04/2020

Millennium International Avionics announced the availability of a new program dedicated to operators utilizing GE/Smiths Multipurpose Control Display Units (MCDUs). Aimed at reducing overall cost of ownership and extending useful life of this equipment, Millennium is now offering an engineered repair with upgraded subassembly component parts including repair using brand new LCD Screen, LED Backlight […]

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30/04/2020

AvAir, an industry leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, and Lufthansa Technik have signed a long-term aftermarket sales agreement. AvAir has purchased the majority of Lufthansa Technik’s overstock of rotable spares inventory. The Arizona-based company acquired 9,000 line items, comprising of components including IDGs (Integrated Drive Generator), FADECs (Full Authority Digital Engine Control) […]

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30/04/2020

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has urged European policy-makers and regulators to collaborate closely when defining rules for the safe reopening of air travel, as the Business Aviation sector is on the frontline of the pandemic and will help shape the European economic and social recovery. The European Commission is currently developing a set […]

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30/04/2020

Jason Hurst has been appointed as Bell Helicopters’ Technology and Innovation team leader. After spending several years on V-22, Hurst knew he wanted to be a part of new product development to take on different challenges and expand his creativity. He later landed a new role as the program manager of the Bell V-247 Vigilant. […]

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30/04/2020

The global aviation industry recently came together for a unique all-day broadcast event to encourage collaboration during the most challenging and unpredictable time in its history. FlightPlan: Charting a Course into the Future, hosted by Inmarsat Aviation and the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), saw more than 50 leading voices exchange views on the present and future […]

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29/04/2020

Operated by the North Slope Borough Search and Rescue Department (SAR) in the northernmost region of the United States, the PC-24 provides basic medical care for 9,800 residents across a territory of 95,000 square miles (246,000 square kilometres). Outfitted with tandem LifePort™ AeroSled™ stretchers and five passenger seats, it is the fourth PC-24 to be […]

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29/04/2020

Garmin International, Inc. announced the aera 760, a premium aviation portable that is purpose-built for the pilot and the cockpit. The aera 760 boasts a 7-inch bright, sunlight readable touchscreen display complete with comprehensive chart options in a compact and dedicated portable GPS. Additional features of the aera 760 include the option to load instrument […]

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29/04/2020

Swissport achieved an operating EBITDA of 272.3 million euros in 2019, roughly on par with the previous year result of 273.2 million euros. The group’s revenue from operating activities increased to 3.13 billion euros, up 4.7 percent from 2.99 billion euros in 2018. With revenue of 3.13 billion euros for 2019 Swissport’s turnover was 4.7 […]

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