23/01/2019

West Star Aviation announced the completion of construction on a new 60,000 sq. ft. hangar at its East Alton, IL (ALN) location.  The state of the art hangar is now operational and accepting customers for service. The hangar features 40,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and 20,000 sq ft. of back shop and office space […]

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05/12/2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency has approved West Star Aviation to install Honeywell’s CD-830 Control Display Units (CDU). This installation can be installed on various models of aircraft including Hawker, Challenger, Global Express, Embraer, Falcon, Gulfstream and more. The installation offers an upgrade to older Honeywell FMS models including CD-810, CD-815, or CD-820. The CD-830 […]

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31/01/2019

Avfuel welcomed Blue Heron Aviation (MBPV) to its branded network of independent FBOs, offering operators a gateway to paradise with the benefit of Avfuel programs, including Avfuel Contract Fuel and AVTRIP rewards. Under private ownership since opening its doors in 2014, Blue Heron Aviation has used first-in-class facilities, professionalism and customer care to attract the […]

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30/10/2018

Nomad Technics completed its first 6- and 12-month inspection on a Challenger 604 at its Basel, Switzerland, facility. Maintenance tasks also included the routine inspection, defect rectification, modification and changing of wheels on the main landing gear. Deep cleaning of the aircraft and the cabin concluded the maintenance event. Nomad Technics AG, the maintenance division […]

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22/01/2019

Dr Stuart Hatcher, Chief Operating Officer at IBA, highlights several factors that will affect the aviation industry in the year ahead. IBA,  the  independent  aviation  advisory,  valuation,  and  consulting  firm analyses its market intelligence and research data to identify a range of factors impacting market growth and asset values as senior executives from airlines, aviation […]

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13/12/2018

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines Ltd. (MHIAEL) recently achieved a significant production milestone on the Pratt & Whitney GTF PW1200G engine, powering the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), Japan’s first jet aircraft developed by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (Mitsubishi Aircraft). The first PW1200G engine assembly […]

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30/01/2019

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and its Schedulers & Dispatchers (S&D) Committee announced that $40,400 in scholarship funds will be awarded to individuals seeking to advance their aviation careers through continuing education. These individuals will be recognized during the 2019 NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2019), taking place Jan. 29 – Feb. 1 in […]

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30/10/2018

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier, has bolstered its network in Brazil with the addition of Salvador International Airport (SSA/SBSV), effective immediately. Operations at the airport will be managed by Air BP Petrobahia, a joint venture between Air BP and Brazilian company, Petrobahia. Air BP Petrobahia has invested USD$3 million in […]

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22/01/2019

Atlas Air Service AG, one of Europe’s biggest full service provider for business aircraft, has been appointed authorized service center by Honeywell Aerospace. Effective immediately, the business jet specialist from Bremen offers line maintenance for Honeywell engines series HTF 7500, as well as for APUs (aircraft power units) series GTCP 36-150 and RE100.  As EASA […]

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04/12/2018

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is exhibiting an ACJ319 at the MEBAA show1, highlighting the comfort and space on offer, and echoing the trend towards larger cabins in new-generation business jets. Operated by Acropolis Aviation of the UK, which is upgrading to an ACJ320neo to benefit from improved fuel efficiency and range, the aircraft is offered […]

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30/01/2019

Sino Jet Ltd. will be the first Chinese operator to manage comprehensive data analytics to support IS-BAO III. In 2018, Sino Jet Ltd. was the first operator in mainland China to reach IS-BAO stage III, the internationally recognized safety standard from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC). The company’s President in Beijing, Ms. Chris Wu, […]

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30/10/2018

The Bell 407GXi has been validated by the FAA after receiving certification from Transport Canada earlier this year. Chilean based customer, Eagle Copters, took delivery of the first Bell 407GXi to be used for corporate transportation. Bell announced the latest enhancements to the popular Bell 407 platform featuring improved pilot awareness, higher precision navigation, enhanced […]

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22/01/2019

SONAS Aviation, the new Shannon-based aircraft charter and management company, founded late last year by Graham Williamson, former CEO of TAG Aviation Europe, is just weeks away from acquiring its Irish AOC.  With its first managed aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 605, to be available for charter on the new EJ-register, Graham will be at Corporate […]

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13/12/2018

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has broken ground as work starts on building its largest hangar to date. Industrial construction company Vicano Construction Ltd braved the cool Ontario weather to formally begin the fourth phase of expansion plans at the Canada-headquartered business aviation company this month. On completion in […]

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30/01/2019

FlightSafety International has announced the recent promotions of Daniel MacLellan, Edward Koharik, Dann Runik and Jim Wheeler. Daniel MacLellan will jointly lead a company-wide transformation team as Senior Vice President. Dan most recently served as Senior Vice President, Operations. “We greatly appreciate and value Dan’s outstanding leadership of our Commercial Learning Center operations and look […]

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