23/05/2019

Jet Aviation’s maintenance and refurbishment teams in Basel recently delivered three extensive refurbishments on a Boeing 747 and two Gulfstream GIVs, all of which included Ka Band installations. In addition, the company successfully implemented and delivered its first Ka Band installations on Gulfstream G550 and G650 aircraft.  To maximize downtime during heavy maintenance on the […]

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22/05/2019

As the first VIP aircraft services provider in the world, Lufthansa Technik AG is ready to offer cabin completions for Airbus’ smallest commercial aircraft family, the A220. The company has already developed a first VIP cabin interior concept. Parts of this concept will be showcased for the first time on this year’s European Business Aviation […]

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22/05/2019

Honda Aircraft Company announced plans to expand its global headquarters in Greensboro, NC by investing an additional $15.5 million in a new 82,000-square-foot facility on its 133+ acre campus in Greensboro.  This will bring the company’s total capital investment in its North Carolina facilities to more than $245 million. Scheduled to break ground in July […]

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22/05/2019

Piaggio Aerospace, a leading Italian aircraft manufacturer active in the business aviation  and defense andsecurity sectors, announced the delivery of two P.180 Avanti EVO in V.I.P. configuration respectively to a Swiss and an East-African customer. A first Avanti EVO is being delivered – through the Italy-based aviation company Orion Fly – to Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones. […]

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22/05/2019

TAG Malta announced the addition of a high speed Global 6000 aircraft to its growing charter fleet, affording clients greater flexibility in their choice of aircraft and cost-effective executive travel to worldwide destinations. Bombardier’s prized Global 6000 aircraft is revered as an advanced long-range private jet, boasting the widest and most spacious cabin in its […]

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22/05/2019

As the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA’s) deadline for upgrading to Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is approaching quickly, Duncan Aviation reminds European operators to plan for these upgrades as soon as possible. Owner/operators who need to retrofit their aircraft have until midnight on June 6, 2020, to meet the terms of the mandate. Aircraft must […]

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21/05/2019

Cessna Citation CJ3s registered in Europe can now have the advanced capabilities of Collins Aerospace Systems’ Pro Line Fusion® avionics, which was recently certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This offering has already seen great success in the United States with approximately 32 aircraft with the upgrade already in service. Pro Line Fusion […]

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21/05/2019

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the signature of a new purchase agreement for the Bell 505 with HUBI-FLY from Austria and the recent certification of the aircraft in the Ukraine and Russia. With over 150 aircraft delivered worldwide, the Bell 505 is already demonstrating excellent performance. “The Bell 505 is truly […]

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14/05/2019

Pilatus has selected Gogo Business Aviation’s (NASDAQ: GOGO) latest inflight connectivity technology, Gogo AVANCE L3, as a factory option on new production PC-12 NG aircraft.   The PC-12 NG becomes the first single-engine turboprop to have the L3 system installed at the factory and because the L3 includes Gogo Vision – it marks the first […]

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12/04/2019

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines have been selected by new Korean airline Air Premia to power 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The airline will operate the latest version of the Trent 1000, the Trent 1000 TEN (Thrust, Efficiency and New Technology), which incorporates technologies from the Trent XWB engine, offering high fuel efficiency and low noise. […]

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11/09/2019

After nearly 20 years, Robert (Bob) Rasberry, Chairman of the Board, is retiring from West Star Aviation. Bob will continue with West Star’s Board of Directors as Chairman Emeritus and join Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a middle-market equity investment firm and parent of West Star Aviation, as a Senior Advisor supporting NEP’s continued interest in […]

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11/09/2019

Comair Flight Services announced the launch of their carbon offsetting initiative, the CFS Pure Flight Programme. Whilst a number of other aircraft operators offer optional carbon offset initiatives, CFS is the first in Africa to go carbon neutral on all their flights and the offset cost is automatically included in the price of any charter […]

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09/09/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao recently appointed HAI President and CEO Matthew Zuccaro to the Safety Oversight and Certification Advisory Committee (SOCAC) for a period of two years. According to the DOT, the SOCAC “was created by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) Reauthorization […]

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08/08/2019

Avfuel Corporation announces two new partnerships with full-service FBOs in central Washington as it welcomes Pangborn Flight Center (KEAT) and McCormick Air Center (KYKM) to its branded network. As the sole FBO at Pangborn Memorial Airport in Wenatchee, Washington, Pangborn Flight Center provides guests with easy access to north-central Washington. Its friendly staff is committed […]

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