20/04/2020

Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, has joined forces with APEX, the leading international airline association dedicated to advancing passenger experience, to connect the global aviation industry during the most challenging time in its history. A unique online broadcast event, to be held on 29th April, will bring together aviation leaders, experts […]

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17/04/2020

Duncan Aviation recently worked with a longtime customer to refurbish a Gulfstream IV-SP to better operate as a corporate shuttle for up to 14 passengers. This longtime Duncan Aviation client uses a fleet of GIV-SPs that operate as vital corporate shuttles, often flying 12 to 14 people on longer international trips, says Austin Chambers, Airframe […]

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17/04/2020

SEA Prime, a company of the SEA Group, which with the Milano Prime brand is the sole manager of the Business & General Aviation infrastructures for the Linate and Malpensa airports, is addressing the health emergency by implementing preventive measures, in compliance with the rules and recommendations issued by the institutions. The Milano Malpensa Prime […]

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16/04/2020

FlightSafety International has been awarded a new contract to provide multi-country KC-46 aircrew and maintenance training. The training will be delivered to International Military Students (IMSs) to support the United States government and Air Force Security Assistance Training international partners’ mission objectives. “FlightSafety has the experience and expertise required to provide KC-46 crewmembers with the […]

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16/04/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) unveiled a first-of-its-kind partnership to pair the assets available through the association’s Humanitarian Emergency Response Operator (HERO) database with the COVID-19-coordination capabilities of the American Hospital Association (AHA). NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen said, “Business aviation is uniquely positioned to provide assistance to the citizens, companies and communities […]

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16/04/2020

Helicopters play an outstanding role in the current health crisis due to their special flight characteristics. They are not only important for the transfer of infectious and ventilated patients from hospital to hospital, but they also secure relevant infrastructure through monitoring flights. The outbreak of the coronavirus has triggered a global crisis that has brought […]

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16/04/2020

FlightSafety International announced that FlightSmart, the company’s new integrated pilot performance evaluation and training tool, has successfully completed acceptance testing at the Columbus Air Force Base. FlightSafety developed FlightSmart in conjunction with IBM, a world leader in advanced analytics and AI. FlightSafety received a contract in November 2019 for FlightSmart from the United States Air […]

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16/04/2020

West Star Aviation is continuing to operate at all of its full service and satellite locations as an essential business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has instituted multi-level safety and mitigation procedures as a way to better protect employees, customers and their assets. Like many companies, a portion of West Star’s […]

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16/04/2020

An NBAA News Hour webinar examined the physical and mental health considerations for aviation personnel during the COVID-19 crisis and offered some tips on how to cope with the pandemic. A panel of experts discussed two important FAA policy changes: the agency’s decision not to take enforcement action against pilots with expired medical certificates, and […]

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16/04/2020

The Garmin aviation training team is making it easier for pilots to enhance their avionics skills from the comfort of home. Throughout April, May and June, several free webinars and promotions on select eLearning courses are available for many of our most popular avionics. These online classes range from basic product fundamentals, best operating practices […]

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15/04/2020

Satcom Direct (SD), the Business Aviation solutions provider, is launching a new webinar series to ensure customers remain continually informed and updated about SD products, services and partner relationships. Grouped by product category, the inaugural webinars will explain the latest SD updates and product enhancements by delivering content created in direct response to customer queries […]

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15/04/2020

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) joined with five other general aviation (GA) groups to request that Congress implement temporary relief from federal excise taxes on fuel for non-commercial general aviation operators, as was recently granted to commercial operators under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Specifically, NBAA and the other groups […]

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15/04/2020

Planet Nine Private Air (“Planet 9”), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, announced the addition of a fourth Gulfstream business jet to its managed charter fleet. Its 6,200 nm / 13.5 flying hours Gulfstream GV (N194MF), under private ownership, takes Planet 9’s Part 135 fleet to 10 aircraft. The […]

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15/04/2020

Duncan Aviation announced that Mark White has accepted the position of Gulfstream Sales Representative at the company’s full-service facility in Provo, Utah. White brings more than 20 years of Gulfstream sales experience to his new position with Duncan Aviation. During his sales career with territories both East and West of the Mississippi, White amassed a […]

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15/04/2020

RBI Hawker recently received OEM approval for successfully completing the industry’s first leading edge abrasion strip replacement on the Leonardo AW139 main rotor blade at its facility in Dubai. The company is the only OEM authorized repair facility to offer this critical repair. RBI Hawker supports Leonardo customers across the complete range of A109/119 series […]

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