04/09/2018

“Timely maintenance, whether scheduled or unscheduled, is essential for the smooth operation of commercial airlines and ensures they can fly on a dependable schedule. The two components of maintenance are the aircraft itself and the engines. Not all MRO facilities are equipped to also perform engine maintenance as special facilities and certifications are required. Currently, […]

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03/09/2018

Kansai-based helicopter operator Hiaratagakuen has welcomed its second H145//BK117D-2, following the milestone delivery of its first unit in December 2017. Currently operating 14 H135s and one H145//BK117D-2, this new H145//BK117D-2 will join Hiratagakuen’s growing fleet to support emergency medical service (EMS) missions, and serves as a passenger and material transport. The first H145//BK117D-2 already entered […]

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03/09/2018

Air BP’s Global Operations Standards Manager, Olivia Stone, has been elected as the new Council Chair of the Joint Inspection Group (JIG), effective immediately. She takes over from John Buxton who served as Chair for the past two years. Endorsed by IATA, JIG is the world-leading organisation for the development of aviation fuel supply standards, […]

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31/08/2018

Garmin has announced the availability of multiple software upgrades and approvals across several products including the GTN 650/750 touchscreen navigators, the G500 TXi/G600 TXi and G500/G600 flight displays, as well as the GFC 600 & GFC 500 autopilots. These Additionally, the G5 electronic flight instrument for certificated aircraft is approved for use as a standby […]

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31/08/2018

Thales has appointed Jean-Paul Ebanga, as Vice-President of Flight Avionics activities. Flight Avionics provides secured, natively connected systems and services that are in operation on two out of every three aircraft flying around the world every day. Jean-Paul Ebanga reports to Gil Michielin, Executive Vice-President for Avionics. “Jean-Paul will accelerate business model renewal and digital […]

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31/08/2018

Despite unfavorable weather and heavier-than-usual air traffic leading up to the show, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh proved once again it could produce another record-breaking event. With more than 600,000 attendees over the seven-day show, the upward trend continued for the Experimental Aircraft Association as aircraft owners, pilots and enthusiasts made their way to aviation’s family reunion. […]

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31/08/2018

Dassault Aviation has appointed Aircare International to provide first aid and emergency medical services, materials and training for all new Falcon customers. “After a comprehensive review of what was available on the market, and taking into account the needs and desires of our customers, we determined that Aircare International offered the most complete suite of […]

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31/08/2018

FlightSafety International has been named one of the best mid-size employers for 2018 by Forbes. The Forbes list recognizes America’s best 500 large employers and 500 mid-size employers across 25 different industries. In its announcement, FlightSafety states: “We’ve always sought out the most passonate aviation professionals to join our team at FlightSafety. Our focus on […]

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31/08/2018

Euro Jet is all ready to assist with flights going to the upcoming Eastern Economic Forum. Hosted by the Russian Government this September 11–13, 2018, the forum will welcome over 3,500 political and business leaders in the far eastern city of Vladivostok, Russia. All crew and passengers arriving into Vladivostok should have valid passports and […]

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31/08/2018

Embraer Services & Support and LOT Polish Airlines, the national carrier of Poland and leading airline in Central Europe, have signed an extension of the pool agreement to support LOT’s fleet of 34 Embraer E-Jets. In a multi-year deal, Embraer’s popular component support solution includes exclusive on site stock for LOT as well as extended […]

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31/08/2018

Bombardier announced that Daniel Desjardins will retire as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective December 31, 2018. Mr. Desjardins will be succeeded by Alain Rondeau, who has been appointed Senior Vice President, Legal Services, effective immediately. Over the next four months, Mr. Desjardins will focus on a smooth transition of […]

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31/08/2018

Over the last 10 years the Airbus Foundation has grown in size and scope but remains committed to a strategy that focuses on inspiring the next generation and humanitarian action. Throughout the previous decade the Foundation, chaired by Airbus CEO Tom Enders, has used the company’s aeronautic and space products, competencies, diverse workforce and culture […]

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30/08/2018

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced its Singapore Service Center has expanded jet and turboprop service with additional authorizations from authorities across Asia-Pacific and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These recent authorizations enable the Singapore facility to deliver full service and support to select Citation, King Air and Caravan aircraft registered in […]

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30/08/2018

Olivier Langeard has been appointed Director, Aftermarket Programs & Business Development at Dassault Falcon Jet. Langeard, who has been with Dassault Falcon Jet since 2003, arrives at his new position from DFJ’s subsidiary company, Dassault Aircraft Services (DAS). Based in Wilmington, Delaware, Langeard started out as a structural engineer and most recently was named head […]

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30/08/2018

CAE announced at the 2018 Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS) the signature of a new exclusive agreement with AIR BUSAN to support the airline’s Airbus A320 pilot training needs in the region. CAE will train the airline’s pilots starting in the fall of 2018 at the CAE Korea training centre. “AIR BUSAN’s philosophy is […]

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