08/03/2019

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Everett signed a contract with Lobo Leasing Limited for a utility S-92A helicopter that will support oil and gas and utility operations. The aircraft, which is on display at […]

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26/02/2019

Following its first flight on 22 November 2018, Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3) completed more than 50 hours of testing at the company facility in Mollis, Switzerland, where it has been produced and it is currently supported. The aircraft climbed up to 5,000 ft and reached a speed of 126 kts, while performing a series […]

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20/12/2018

Swissport is further expanding its business in the Middle East with new contracts from the Dutch airline KLM and the largest Indian carrier IndiGo. The Swiss aviation services company, global market leader of airport ground services and cargo handling, will provide KLM with ground handling services in Dammam. IndiGo will initially be handled by Swissport […]

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08/03/2019

Flying Colours Corp. is launching a series of recruitment events to attract new and existing talent to the expanding North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions company.  Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March will see the inaugural event take place at its Peterborough, Ontario, headquarters. A combination of existing and new roles will be […]

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26/02/2019

Jet Aviation has completed the rebranding of its six Hawker Pacific FBOs in Australia. The Australian FBO facilities are located in Brisbane (2), Cairns, Darwin, Perth and Sydney. Effective February 1, 2019, all six FBOs in Australia operate under the Jet Aviation logo. Jet Aviation expanded its customer offerings in the Asia-Pacific region with the […]

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19/12/2018

Rolls-Royce is celebrating another milestone in the Trent family success story with the delivery of the 2,000th Trent 700. The Trent 700, the original member of the now seven-strong Trent engine family, has become the clear market leader and engine of customer choice for the Airbus A330. Earlier this year Rolls-Royce celebrated the Trent 700 […]

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08/03/2019

Enstrom Helicopter continues to invest in their piston line with improvements they debuted at Heli-Expo in Atlanta.  The newest 280FX, which was on display in the Enstrom booth, showed off a redesign of the cabin doors, lighting upgrades including LED Forward (with Pulse) & Aft Landing Lights, a New Collective Design with Illuminated Control Panel, […]

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26/02/2019

Geneva Airpark has just obtained the IS-BAH label which guarantees quality service and safe ground handling operations for business aviation. The IS-BAH standards, which were developed by IBAC and NATA, are based on compliance with good practices and as such enjoy international recognition. Geneva Airpark now figures among the 150 FBOs in the world to […]

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19/12/2018

Flying Colours Corp. the maintenance, refurbishment and completion specialist, has completed the industry’s first trio of Bombardier Challenger 650 medevac interiors. Number three, under contract from Bombardier Specialized Aircraft, was completed in December and has already arrived at Swiss Air-Rescue Rega’s base in Switzerland alongside the first two aircraft which were completed earlier this year. […]

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08/03/2019

At this year’s HAI HELI-EXPO, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduced a new Mission Communications Terminal and the latest supplemental type certificate for the installation of the Aspire® 200 satellite communications system on the Bell B429. “Our latest technologies and certifications are helping the helicopter market reach a level of connectivity it has never reached before,” said […]

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26/02/2019

Bombardier will invest a total of approximately $22 million CAD over a three-year period into two major aerospace research projects: Aéro21 and the third phase of the SA²GE project. Both projects will bring together large aerospace companies, SMEs, as well as local universities and research centres. “Through this strong alliance between industry, government and researcher […]

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19/12/2018

FAI Aviation Group, Germany’s largest business jet fleet operator, has been awarded the accolade of ‘Deutschlands Beste Fluggesellschaften’ (Germany’s Best Airline) by German language business magazine, Focus Money. FAI was awarded the gong for scoring highly across several key parameters including level of service, quality of service, price versus performance, consumer recommendation and trust in […]

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08/03/2019

Safran Helicopter Engines has obtained a Validation of Type Certification (VTC) from CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China) for its Arriel 2H engine powering the Avicopter AC312E. A VTC is based on the EASA type certificate (obtained in 2018) and confirms that an imported engine conforms with Chinese airworthiness standards. This Arriel variant was selected […]

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26/02/2019

On Friday, February 22, the Minister of Economy and Innovation and Minister Responsible for the Lanaudière Region, Pierre Fitzgibbon, announced that phase 3 of the SA2GE project will encompass four promising projects. Totalling $50M (including $25M in subsidies), phase 3 of the SA2GE project will continue until March 31, 2021. The four promising projects of […]

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19/12/2018

The sole full-service FBO at Naples Airport has announced a name change from Naples Airport Authority to Naples Aviation. Still under operation by the Naples Airport Authority, Naples Aviation has the same dedicated team providing the expert services customers know them for, along with a new fueling option. “We’re excited about the new name, along […]

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