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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29/04/2020

Recognizing the vital need to maintain access to the association’s top-level educational content even as the COVID-19 crisis has driven event cancellations across the country, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has launched its interactive NBAA GO series of online programming aimed at industry professionals. NBAA GO – for “Going Online” – combines pre-recorded and […]

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29/04/2020

Mr. Don Milum, U.S. Senior Sales Manager for Universal Avionics (UA), announces the appointment of Mr. John Berizzi and Mr. John Wasmund to the U.S. Sales team. John Berizzi joins the company as South-Central U.S. Regional Sales Manager and John Wasmund as Southwest U.S. Regional Sales Manager. “John Berizzi and John Wasmund each bring a […]

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28/04/2020

The expedited delivery of emergency medical equipment to California – which has been hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic – was performed by Daher in a joint effort with Percussionaire Corporation, the producer of ventilators for treatment of critically ill patients. Daher and Percussionaire both have operations in Sandpoint, Idaho, and they teamed up to airlift […]

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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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