29/06/2018

The Board of Governors of the European Business Aviation Association have appointed long-standing aviation professional Athar Husain Khan as Secretary General. He  assume responsibilities for leading the Association Secretariat on 2 July. Athar has spent the last 25 years as a leader, aero-political negotiator, lawyer, advocacy specialist and CEO in various aviation organizations and companies, in both the […]

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18/07/2018

CAE announced the introduction of the CAE Women in Flight scholarship program, demonstrating its commitment to promoting the advancement of women in the aviation industry. The CAE Women in Flight program encourages passionate and exceptional women to accomplish their goal of becoming professional pilots. CAE will provide financial support to aspiring female pilots by awarding […]

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28/06/2018

The Maintenance Event Portal is the latest tool West Star Aviation is offering to help customers stay connected while their aircraft is in work. The new portal will make communication with the West Star team faster and more efficient. The user-friendly portal makes it easy for customers to approve squawks online, provide approval status, review […]

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18/07/2018

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), announced continued progress in aircraft approvals for the GFC™ 600 and GFC 500 autopilots. The imminent certification of several aircraft also add to the growing list of approvals for both autopilots. The Bonanza/Debonair (C33, E33, F33, G33), Cessna 210 and Grumman AA-5 series will soon […]

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28/06/2018

Earlier in June, StandardAero received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval for its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing Honeywell JetWaveTM satellite communications systems and associated Ka-Band radomes on EASA-registered Gulfstream GV/GV-SP aircraft. In December 2017, StandardAero completed the first STC program using Honeywell JetWave and Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) Ka-band satellite network for U.S.-based […]

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18/07/2018

World leading rotorcraft turbine manufacturer, Safran Helicopter Engines (SHE), has awarded a global OEM and MRO parts support contract to Pattonair until 2025, the leading aerospace and defence supply chain service provider.   The contract was signed today, Tuesday 17th July at the Farnborough Airshow by Franck Saudo, President – Safran helicopter engines, and Wayne Hollinshead, […]

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27/06/2018

Duncan Aviation will open a Satellite Avionics Shop in Bedford, Mass., in early August. The shop will be located in the Jet Aviation hangar and has ramp access on the Laurence G Hanscom Field. The new Bedford Satellite Avionics Shop will be an estimated 35-minute drive from downtown Boston, making it an attractive option for […]

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17/07/2018

All-New Aircraft Flies Nearly 130,000 Nautical Miles, Sets 12 More City-Pair Records For A Total Of 22. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the all-new Gulfstream G500 recently wrapped up its world tour after flying nearly 130,000 nautical miles/240,760 kilometers, stopping at 44 cities and visiting 18 countries on six continents in just seven months. The tour, […]

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27/06/2018

As the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow opens to the world’s aerospace fraternity in three weeks’ time, Aviator hotel, which marks its 10th anniversary at the end of July, is gearing up to welcome its resident and corporate hospitality guests. Some 5,300 slices of lemon will be cut for drinks’ garnish; 1,350 glasses of champagne consumed; […]

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17/07/2018

Swiss-based maintenance facility, Air Service Basel, has received authorization from the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority to support small and mid-size business aircraft registered in Mexico including King Air, Textron and Falcon. The handling and maintenance facility located at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg announces new Maintenance Organization Approval certificate from the Mexican Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC). […]

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27/06/2018

Europe’s leading Business Aviation airport, TAG Farnborough Airport has been awarded carbon neutral status, the first Business Aviation airport in the world to achieve this under Airport Carbon Accreditation run by Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE).  To achieve carbon neutral status, an airport must have mapped its carbon emissions, reduced CO2 emissions under its […]

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17/07/2018

FlightSafety International has been selected by Delta Air Lines, Inc. to provide flight training to the company’s employees through the Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program. “We are very pleased to be selected by Delta Air Lines to support the Delta Propel program,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “This new and innovative approach to […]

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27/06/2018

The first ACJ320neo has entered final assembly in Hamburg, marking the start of a new era in Airbus corporate jets. Featuring the largest cabin in its class, the ACJ320neo is due to be delivered to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter, together with a second aircraft, for Comlux of Switzerland. More than 300 […]

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16/07/2018

CAE is growing its cadet intake at its leading training center CAE Madrid. In May 2017, CAE announced the expansion of its cadet training network to Spain with its Madrid-based integrated ATPL programme, followed with the launch of a new cadet training programme in partnership with European low-cost carrier Volotea in August 2017. A total […]

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27/06/2018

West Star Aviation has announced the appointment of Howard Allred as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of West Star Aviation. Allred has served in a senior financial leadership position for over 31 years, including that of CFO and Director of Finance for various companies including Adidas Taylor Made subsidiary, Nike and Specialized Bicycle. He received his […]

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