28/03/2019

Weststar Aviation Services, a leading regional offshore helicopter transportation services provider, and Leonardo signed a contract – valued at around 50 million euros – for three new-generation AW169 and two AW139 helicopters for offshore operations in West Africa and the Middle East. The contract signing ceremony was held at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace […]

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19/03/2019

Lee Aerospace has earned an impressive list of OEM approvals and accreditations in the aviation industry.  Now, Lee Aerospace can add the new Nadcap Aero Structure Assembly accreditation to its long list of credentials.  “As an active member of Nadcap, when the opportunity to be the first company for accreditation in a pilot program presented […]

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02/04/2019

Airbus Helicopters is supporting the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) with the entry into service of two Airbus H225 heavy search and rescue (SAR) helicopters as the first step in a renewal of the agency’s helicopter fleet. The aircraft are replacing two of the ICG’s three existing Airbus AS332L1 Super Pumas, the first of which entered […]

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28/03/2019

Avfuel and Pacific States Aviation (KCCR) announced their partnership as the FBO selects Avfuel as its branded fuel supplier. Operators flying into the FBO at Buchanan Field will now benefit from Avfuel’s programs, including Avfuel Contract Fuel and AVTRIP rewards. Established in 1946, the independent FBO has more than 70 years of experience catering to […]

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19/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems Company, invites Authorized Dealers and Integrators to join the company’s training sessions during the AEA’s 2019 Annual International Convention and Trade Show in Palm Springs. The company’s first training session focuses on Data Comm Requirements for NextGen and covers: What ‘Data Comm’ is and why it is important to […]

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02/04/2019

Sheltair Aviation, one of the nation’s leading aviation services companies, has hosted a beam signing ceremony to mark a milestone in the construction of its new 20-acre $30-million Northside Hangar Complex at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, Florida, which will offer “white glove” fixed-base operator services provided by Banyan Air Service.  Participants in the event included […]

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28/03/2019

Helicopter Association International (HAI) applauds the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing HR 1108.   HR 1108, the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019, would authorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to draw from the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (AATF) in the event of a government shutdown. The legislation is designed to provide a […]

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18/03/2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced its first sale of sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to a Gulfstream operator. The customer, a U.S.-based multinational corporation, purchased 20,000 pounds of SAJF from Gulfstream’s Long Beach, California, facility for its Gulfstream G550. “This sale is a direct result of our efforts to increase the visibility and availability of sustainable […]

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02/04/2019

As the aviation industry faces an increasingly challenging recruitment environment, Krimson, the Ethiopia-based flight support company, is playing its part to support education at ` grass roots level. Dawit Lemma, Krimson CEO, is providing volunteer teaching services to students taking the Brevet d’Initiation Aéronautique (BIA) course at the Lycée Guébré-Mariam, an Ethio-French school teaching Francophone […]

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27/03/2019

Passengers traveling through England’s Bristol Airport and Ireland’s Dublin Airport can look forward to a new streamlined journey with Collins Aerospace’s SelfPass biometric solution. The solution, now being trialed at Bristol Airport and Dublin Airport, is believed to be the first biometric solution that enables passengers to use a single enrollment in multiple countries. SelfPass […]

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18/03/2019

Universal Avionics (UA) announces that Mr. Marc Bouliane has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Strategic Business Development. In this position, Marc will work with UA’s senior leadership team to enhance the strategic planning process at UA and lead market development activities at the corporate level towards OEMs (airframe and […]

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02/04/2019

Lowcountry Aviation in Walterboro, SC (KRBW), is now an elite member of The Paragon Network™.   Lowcountry Aviation at Lowcountry Regional Airport in Walterboro, SC, just outside of Charleston, is a full-service FBO  and  part  145  maintenance  station.  Their  newly  remodeled  state-of-the-art  facility  features  a  pilot  lounge, private  VIP  lounge,  conference  room  and  more!  Lowcountry  […]

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27/03/2019

Nuremberg, Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group, has selected Collins Aerospace’s latest VenueTM cabin management system and high definition entertainment system for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin refurbishment project, named “Project Pearl.”  Project Pearl represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type. The five month […]

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18/03/2019

Garmin’s latest version of Garmin Pilot – version 9.6 – includes an expanded feature set designed to increase integration with FltPlan.com, and provide pilots with additional information about their destination airport prior to flight, en route, or upon arrival. New to version 9.6, pilots can seamlessly synchronize flight plans between Garmin Pilot and FltPlan.com. The upgrade also […]

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02/04/2019

Jet Aviation announces that Dave Paddock has been appointed as the new President of the Jet Aviation Group, effective July 1, 2019. Paddock succeeds Rob Smith, who has served the company in this role since 2014. Smith is leaving Jet Aviation to join General Dynamics’ Marine Systems business unit. A 20-year industry veteran, David Paddock […]

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