18/09/2019

West Star announced that Jason Cohen has been promoted to Bombardier Global Program Manager at their Grand Junction (GJT) facility. Jason has over 30 years of aviation experience, and has been at West Star for over eight years serving on the Bombardier Technical Sales team. He acquired his A&P license from Colorado Tech, as well […]

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17/09/2019

The German based Dieter Morszeck Foundation is providing aid to the victims of hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas by flying rescue and relief missions out of Florida. Three of their aircraft are airlifting injured and sick persons from the areas ravaged by the hurricane, and bringing in medical personnel, drinking water and food to the […]

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17/09/2019

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the opening of a new service location in Manila in collaboration with PhilJets Aero Services. The new facility currently offers expert maintenance work on Beechcraft King Air 200, 250, 300 and 350 aircraft registered in the Philippines, and is pursuing type certification for Cessna Caravans and […]

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16/09/2019

The Minister-President of the state of Baden-Württemberg, Winfried Kretschmann, experienced the first European urban flight of the Volocopter in Stuttgart together with the Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Ola Källenius, the CEO of Volocopter GmbH, Florian Reuter, and Thomas Strobl, Minister of the Interior, Digitalisation and Migration for Baden-Württemberg. The flight […]

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16/09/2019

Vista Global, the group simplifying private aviation, announces a revolutionary technology partnership with Collins Aerospace Systems that will provide private aviation customers with the fastest broadband speeds available. This is a further demonstration of Vista Global bringing the latest and most innovative technology to market and driving radical technological change across the private aviation industry. […]

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16/09/2019

Shannon Airport has welcomed ten new firefighters to the fold after an intensive training programme. The recruits were chosen after an exhaustive selection process saw applicants being whittled down from 500 to ten.  The newly qualified firefighters graduated last Friday but began their training on June 24th. They underwent an intensive 12-week training programme which has […]

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16/09/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. marked the opening of its new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at company headquarters in Savannah with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate fleet growth, has been operational since Sept. 11. The 202,000-square-foot/18,766-square-meter building located on the east side of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport was built with […]

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16/09/2019

Autopilots have been around nearly as long as aircraft themselves. For decades, they have been assisting pilots by reducing workload on long flights and helping to precisely navigate approaches. The fundamental concept of an autopilot remains the same: to automatically provide pitch, roll and yaw forces without the pilot touching the flight controls. What’s changed […]

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16/09/2019

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is teaming with leading satellite operator SES to bring business aviation customers the fastest broadband speeds available within the United States. The two companies are launching LuxStream — the only service that offers speeds up to 25 Mbps in the United States and 15Mbps […]

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16/09/2019

Swissport, on the occasion of the publication of its latest Sustainability Report today, has committed to further invest in environmentally friendly equipment. By 2025, the company aims to increase the share of electric vehicles in its fleet to at least 50% to further reduce its carbon footprint and to improve the direct working environment of […]

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13/09/2019

The renowned Atlas Air Service AG from Bremen takes over the insolvent charter company Stuttgarter Flugdienst GmbH (SFD). All its employees will also be taken over by the new investor. Atlas Air Service is now based with offices and 2 charter aircraft at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) of Stuttgart Airport: the Light-Jet Cessna Citation […]

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13/09/2019

Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit that puts STEM classes into K-12 classrooms. Students from Fort Worth and Arlington ISDs submitted their resumes and participated in onsite interviews. Out of the many applications received, […]

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13/09/2019

Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited, a premium Business Aviation service provider part of the Kadoorie Group, announced that its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Business in Hong Kong has recently received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) as an Approved Maintenance Organisation for Qatar-registered aircraft.  The approval covers Metrojet HK MRO’s full capability list […]

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13/09/2019

Swissport has been awarded a 5-year contract to perform load control services for all continental flights of Swiss International Air Lines. Swissport’s “Centralized Load Control” unit (CLC) will provide SWISS with some 21,000 load-sheets yearly across 47 airports. Following a rigorous selection process with the participation of CLC providers from around the world, Swissport was […]

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