07/12/2018

Planet Nine Private Air (P9PA), the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator announced today a newly ratified collaboration with T&M Protection Resources, LLC (‘T&M’) to provide personal protection for its international customers. Planet Nine is offering the T&M solution on a non-exclusive basis as an added safety enhancement, in response to the increasingly uncertain […]

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21/02/2019

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, appointed Niclas von Planta, Vice President of ExecuJet Europe, as the new President of the Swiss Business Aviation Association (SBAA). The SBAA unites all Swiss-based aviation professionals to help defend the future of the local business aviation industry. The association promotes and supports excellence and professionalism amongst its members, […]

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17/01/2019

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy. The aircraft will now undergo cabin-outfitting by AMAC in Basle, Switzerland, receiving a VVIP cabin designed by Alberto Pinto. Its current ACJ livery will also be replaced by […]

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14/11/2018

As California experiences two of the most devastating fires in its history, helicopter crews are working long days to assist with battling the massive conflagrations. There are currently 22 helicopter crews working on the Woolsey Fire that is ravaging Southern California, and another 21 crews fighting the Camp Fire in Northern California. “Helicopters are very […]

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08/03/2019

CAE announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has qualified the first CAE 7000XR Series Airbus A330 full-flight simulator (FFS) for Extended Envelope and Adverse Weather Training. The qualification was obtained in October 2018 and CAE has already completed similar qualifications for Airbus A320 and Boeing 737NG, 777 and 787 platforms, in compliance with FAA […]

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21/02/2019

The Embraer Executive Jets Service Center in Sorocaba, Brazil, performed the first complete renovation of a Legacy 600 business jet. The used aircraft was purchased by a South American customer who chose to customize the whole aircraft with a new interior, systems upgrades and a new paint scheme. This Legacy 600, built in 2006, has […]

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18/12/2018

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire StandardAero, a global provider of aftermarket engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for the aerospace and defense industries, from Veritas Capital. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory conditions and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2019. […]

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21/02/2019

RUAG Australia has been awarded full patent rights in  Australia, Europe and the United States  for its “Methods for Treating  Aircraft  Structures”.  This  patent  relates  to  the  use  of  Supersonic  Particle Deposition (SPD) as an alternative aircraft component repair technology to save the time and  costs  associated  with  traditional  repair  techniques  or  part  replacement.  SPD  […]

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29/01/2019

Avfuel’s bringing back a highly-anticipated promotion for NBAA’s Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference — Fuel Your Style: The Designer Collection. The promotion better connects flight departments to the Avfuel-branded FBOs co-exhibiting at the 2019 show in San Antonio, Texas. This year, each participant will be able to shop for a total of eight items with more […]

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21/11/2018

SD has been appointed a Level 1 Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX service, the seamless in-flight connectivity solution. The Level 1 VAR status means that SD can now provide the ultra-high-speed data service directly to the business aviation community. This latest progression of the long-term SD and Inmarsat relationship benefits customers by […]

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08/03/2019

Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced several enhancements and options to its engine maintenance and warranty programs for helicopter operators. These include the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) engine program for used aircraft, the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) for single-helicopter operators and a new Fleet Service Plan (FSP) for […]

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21/02/2019

The first Canadian edition of the Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge has been launched in Québec, in partnership with the Mirabel Youth Centres Association – bringing the total number of sites conducting this flagship program of the Airbus Foundation to 17 worldwide. The Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge is a youth activity and mentoring program involving 50 […]

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18/12/2018

CAE announced the opening of applications for the CAE Women in Flight scholarship program in collaboration with five leading global airlines. Five full scholarships, covering the entire cost of a cadet pilot training program, including accommodation and travel, will be awarded to outstanding female ambassadors to become role models and to inspire more women to […]

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21/02/2019

Milestone Aviation Group Limited (Milestone), a GECAS company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Airbus Helicopters announced that Heligo Charters Private Limited (HCPL), a Mumbai-based non-scheduled helicopter operator has taken delivery of its first H145 helicopter. The helicopter’s configuration will allow it to perform a variety of missions. The aircraft taken on lease […]

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16/01/2019

gategroup is to invest in Cockpit Innovation, an Israeli-based industry venture fund that specializes in identifying new, ground-breaking innovations related to digital travel, aviation and aerospace. gategroup joins major investors and partners such as Boeing and EL AL. Cockpit Innovation was established in 2015 in Tel Aviv, Israel’s startup center, as EL AL’s hi-tech investment […]

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