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Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s First 737 MAX Jet

Fast-growing Chinese carrier has doubled its fleet in less than five years; plans to double it again Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX airplane and the 200th Boeing jet to Xiamen Airlines, a fast-growing Chinese carrier that has doubled its fleet in less than five years and has plans to double it again to serve more domestic and international passengers. “The addition of the...

Embraer Makes EBACE Debut of Phenom 300E - new model of world’s most-delivered light business jet for past 6 years

Embraer will debut the new Phenom 300E business jet at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, from May 29 to May 31. The new light jet model was launched—and debuted—at the 2017 National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), in October 2017. The new aircraft is designated &ldqu...

Major repair of Russian-made helicopters carried out in Azerbaijan for the first time

The Service Center for helicopter major repair at Silk Way Helicopter Services carried out the major overhaul of Mi-8AMT/MTV helicopters for the first time. The decision to create such a center in Azerbaijan was taken in 2016 within the framework of the Azerbaijan International Defense Exhibition...

Harrods Aviation taps Flight Solutions as technology partner Automated check in now live at London Luton and Stansted Airport FBOs

Harrods Aviation is exhibiting at EBACE 2018 next week (stand A67) having recently gone ‘live’ with a new automated check in system for its VIP and group charter flights at its London Luton and London Stansted FBOs. The system, from privately-owned British company, London ba...

Norwegian introduces temperature search to find your ideal destination

First low-cost airline in the UK to introduce temperature filter to select flights Norwegian launches a brand-new feature on its website that allows customers to find their next destination based on their preferred temperature – a first by a low-cost airline in the UK. Holidaymakers...

Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation Signed New Partnership Agreement

An extensive international partnership agreement between Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC), the operator of Incheon International Airport located close to Seoul, South Korea, was signed at Václav Havel Airport Prague on Tuesday, 22 May 2018. The new...

Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

Boeing has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation of the airline's 7,500 crewmembers. Through the agreement, Etihad Airways will integrate Crew...

ACJ320neo Family enters production

Family highlighted at EBACE show  Manufacture of the first ACJ320neo[1] has begun, with elements taking shape across Europe and final assembly due to begin in June, followed by the first delivery of the “green” aircraft to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of this...

We’re Excited to Welcome You to Geneva for EBACE2018

In less than a week, the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2018) opens in Geneva, Switzerland’s Palexpo center and Geneva Airport. Organized by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), EBACE2018 pro...

Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Celebrate Delivery of Carrier’s First 737 MAX Jet

Fast-growing Chinese carrier has doubled its fleet in less than five years; plans to double it again Boeing delivered the first 737 MAX airplane and the 200th Boeing jet to Xiamen Airlines, a fast-growing Chinese carrier that has doubled its fleet in less than five years and has plans to double it again to serve more domestic and international passengers. “The addition of the...

Etihad Airways to Optimize Operations with Crew Management Solutions

Boeing has announced an agreement with Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, to provide multiple crew management solutions to support the planning and operation of the airline's 7,500 crewmembers. Through the agreement, Etihad Airways will integrate Crew Pairing, Rostering and Fatigue Risk Management solutions to optimize planning, crew satisfaction and...

ACJ320neo Family enters production

Family highlighted at EBACE show  Manufacture of the first ACJ320neo[1] has begun, with elements taking shape across Europe and final assembly due to begin in June, followed by the first delivery of the “green” aircraft to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter of this...

Pilatus Hands Over PC-24 Super Versatile Jet to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, former Chairman and CEO of the Nestlé Group, accepted the keys to his PC-24, serial number 104. Peter Brabeck-Letmathe is one of the very first owners to fly the brand-new Swiss business jet. Businessman and experienced pilot Peter Brabeck-Letmathe personally took d...

Production Mi-171A2 takes first flight

The first production helicopter Mi-171A2 has taken a test flight at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant owned by the Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec). The first multirole Mi-171A2 will be delivered to UTair-Helicopter Services for experimental operation in polar...

Sikorsky and Canada's DND Receive AHS International Award for Successful CH-148 Cyclone Helicopter Shipboard Tests

AHS International has recognized Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for "conducting an extraordinary international effort" to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation of the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter from a Royal...

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AviationCV.com: hard lessons of the lack of pilot’s personality assessment

When it comes to finding the right pilot to fly commercial aircraft, experience in the cockpit is not enough. While aviators are now required to have at least 500 flight hours under the belt, not to mention work history and other documents, airlines are now looking for what is the best fit to their company – personality. “There is quite specific regulation on what credentials and as...

Report Confirms Contribution Made By Ryanair & LCCs To European Economy & Integration

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, welcomed the findings of a research project carried out by CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies) exploring the impact of low-cost carriers in Europe in terms of integration and patterns of mobility. The report, titled ‘Low-Cost Airlines: Bringing the EU Closer Together’*, considered several channels to assess the extent of the contribut...

Emirates and Formula 1® renew Global Partnership

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, and Formula 1®, the pinnacle of motorsport, today announced they have renewed and expanded their partnership until the end of 2022. Emirates has been an F1 Global Partner since 2013, and the renewed agreement will see the airline...

Delegation on air traffic network management in Europe got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation’s achievements

A delegation of the Network Manager Operations Centre - NMOC, headed by Joe Sultana, Director of the Centre, paid a working visit to Baku today. During  the visit, the guests got acquainted with Azerbaijani civil aviation facilities, including “Azeraeronavigation”...

airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Sochi

The Latvian airline airBalticyesterday, on May 14, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airportto Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia with convenient connections via Riga. In addition, this summe...

Air Italy Receives Its First Boeing 737 Max In Striking New Livery

His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, hosts a press conference at the Boeing Everett Delivery Centre in Seattle to receive the aircraft New fleet will provide travellers in Italy with an innovative, sophisticated and stylish carrier, offering an enhanc...

We’re Excited to Welcome You to Geneva for EBACE2018

In less than a week, the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2018) opens in Geneva, Switzerland’s Palexpo center and Geneva Airport. Organized by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), EBACE2018 provides an unmatched opportunity to meet with customers and colleagues – all in one location. Wi...

AfBAA to launch Commercial General Aviation Symposium at EBACE AfBAC-EXPO 2019 location confirmed as South Africa

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) will launch the AfBAA Commercial General Aviation Symposium (CGAS), at EBACE 2018, booth W43. Nairobi, Kenya will be home to the meeting that will take place 21-23 November 2018. This will be the Association’s first meeting focusing on flight operations in the turboprop hub of East Africa, as the spotlight shines on the CGA community.&nb...

Airbus is Strategic Partner at KADEX-2018

Airbus will attend KADEX-2018 (Hall1), Kazakhstan’s V International Exhibition Weapons Systems and Military Equipment, as a “Strategic Partner” this year. The exhibition will take place in Astana, from 23th May to 26th May 2018, and, for the first time, it will encompass the Intern...

ICAO unites European, Middle East and African countries to explore new approaches to cyber threats to civil aviation

ICAO Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu addressed government and industry safety experts in Bucharest earlier last week when she helped to launch the UN aviation agency’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Cybersecurity in Civil Aviation Summit. “In an industry as interconnected as air transp...

Apple International to provide specialised repairs and services in Russia

The International Helicopter Industry Exhibition HeliRussia each year features new international companies. One of the new enterprises art the expo this year, Apple International with headquarters in US to introduce specialised repairs and services on the Russian market for the first...

Caribbean Aviation Meetup - the different and unique airlift conference

On June 12-14 the 3rd annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held at the Atlantis Resort on the Bahamas. The event is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation of the Bahamas. The conference concept is different and unique. Last year it was named “one of the best avia...

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FACC achieves best result in the company's history

Sales increase of 6.4 % to EUR 750.7 million Significant increase in EBIT to EUR 63.8 million Extensive investment program implemented New orders amounting to EUR 750 million Order backlog increased to USD 5.9 billion Proposed dividend payment of EUR 0.11  Further growth forecast for the 2018/19 FY FACC AG was able to confirm its long-term growth trend in the 2017/18 fina...

Aircraft to Support Ukrainian Flag Carrier’s Medium-Haul Network

CDB Aviation Lease Finance DAC (“CDB Aviation”), a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing Co., Limited (“CDB Leasing”), announced the completion of the delivery of two Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Ukraine’s flag carrier Ukraine International Airlines (“UIA”). The aircraft delivered from CDB Aviation’s order book with...

Leonardo 1Q 2018 Revenues up 4%

·       Clear signs of recovery in Helicopters ·      FY 2018 Guidance confirmed ·       Steps forward in the execution of the Industrial Plan to strengthening commercial ap...

Lufthansa Group on successful path of modernization

Company presents best result in its history at Annual General Meeting Shareholders shall profit with a 60 percent higher dividend "The Lufthansa Group has become more modern, significantly more efficient and more profitable in all areas," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Execu...

Boeing Details More Than $54 Million in Grants and Philanthropic Investments

Contribution Part of Previously Announced $300 Million Tax Reform Package Puts Company on Path to Exceed $200 Million in Corporate Giving in 2018 Announcement Coincides with Launch of 2018 Boeing Global Engagement Portfolio​ Boeing announced details for $54 million in grants and p...

AviaAM Leasing bought an HQ building in Cyprus for Euro 4.3 Million

AviaAM Leasing, global aviation holding company engaged in commercial aircraft acquisition, leasing, and sales globally, has obtained a new HQ building in Limassol, Cyprus. While already managing subsidiaries in Ireland, Lithuania, Cyprus, andChina; the company has invested Euro 4.3 million in...

BACA speaks out on London airport overnight restrictions

The closure and severe reduction to overnight movements at the majority of London's Airports this summer, in order to comply with national and local Government noise contours, will have a major impact on flights in and out of London, both commercial and charter. BACA - The Air Charter Association, the trade association for the air charter industry, is asking for a more pragmatic approach to be...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s passenger flow increased by 15 percent

During the first four months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 1,239,000 passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 15 percent.   National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 495,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 139,000 passengers. 1.066 million passengers (86 percent of passeng...

New domestic terminal at Russia’s biggest airport becomes operational

In a massive reconstruction effort, partly timed with this summer’s 2018 finals of FIFA World Cup to take place in Russia, Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport (SVO) has completed construction of its new Terminal B in the northern part of the country’s busiest airport. Base carrier Aerofl...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport receives most prestigious award in the world

International air transport rating organisation Skytraxconfirmed the prestigious 5-Star Airport Rating for Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, Azerbaijan. The solemn awarding ceremony was held in Baku on May 7. Within the ceremony, a stele located at the entrance of Baku airport and...

Lithuanian Airports enjoy an increase in the passenger and flight numbers in the first quarter of 2018

Following a consistent increase in the passenger and flight numbers throughout the recent years, Lithuanian Airports are continuing the trend this year. In the first quarter of 2018, all three Lithuanian Airports served 8% more flights and 16% more passengers compared to last year’s numbers. S...

Brussels Airport wins the Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards

Brussels Airport was crowned the overall winner of the Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards at a ceremony tonight (23 April) in Bilbao, Basque Country. The annual Routes Europe Marketing Awards are highly regarded in the aviation industry because they are voted for by airline network pla...

MALAYSIAN FLYING ACADEMY INVESTS IN AN ALSIM ALX

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an ALX (Single Engine Piston, Single Engine Piston Complex, Multi Engine Piston, and Light Jet) to Malaysian Flying Academy, a flight school located in Melaka, Malaysia. Captain Stephen Michael Terry, Malaysian Flying Academy’s Principal, explains why their school finally selected ALSIM’s ALX: “We decided to choose Alsim&...

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services Now Offer Smart Repairs as Part of its Growing Suite of Aircraft Interiors Capabilities

To meet the growing demand from customers, TAGAviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS), in partnership with itsapproved suppliers, Zodiac Aerospace Business Aircraft Interiors and Farnborough Aircraft Interiors, (FAI) has recently enhanced its suite of business aircraft interiors and on-site repair capabilities. Services now include discreet woodwork Zodiac Aerospace Business Ai...

Aeropyrenees reinvests in 2 NEW ALSIM Devices ALX & AL250

ALSIM is pleased to announce the sale of an ALX (Multi Engine Piston, Light Turboprop, Medium Turboprop and Medium Jet) and an AL250 to Aéropyrénées, a flight school located in Perpignan, South of France. The flight school already owned an Alsim device,...

ATR Blagnac Training Center receives renewed FAA Certification

This certification enables ATR to train pilots for US operators in Toulouse ATR Blagnac Training Center has just received the renewal of its Part 142 certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the US authority in charge of regulating all aspects of civil aviation. As part of th...

Austrian Airlines expands its presence in Magnetic MRO hangars

Magnetic MRO is pleased to announce that Austrian Airlines has granted Magnetic MRO with heavy maintenance contract for the 2019/2020 winter season, booking three quarters of all available maintenance slots in Tallinn, Estonia. Under the new agreement, Magnetic MRO will continue to provide Austrian...

Spanish Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas entrusts CAMO and OASES support to FL Technics

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has completed a CAMO audit and OASES integration project for a Spanish long-haul carrier Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas. The airline entrusted FL Technics with Airbus A340 fleet’s airworthi...

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Air BP expands its network with six new locations in Africa

•    Air BP now present at six airports in Ivory Coast, Morocco, Cape Verde and Mauritius through commercial agreement with Vivo Energy •    Operational audits of new locations carried out by Air BP technical services team help ensure safe and efficient aviation operations   Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and services supplier&nbs...

Sky Atlas: Heading to Geneva

Sky Atlas, provider of flight support & OPS for business aviation in Russia and CIS, will participate in European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition(EBACE ‘2018) in Geneva in the end of May.   This year Sky Atlas will present its best practices in the field of wolrd wide flight support to the industry professionals, as well as its solutions to optimize handling costs fo...

Air Zermatt celebrates 50 years of operations with new Bell 429 delivery

Notable transportation and rescue company, Air Zermatt, commemorates 50 years of high mountain operations in the Swiss Alps and celebrates the delivery of a new Bell 429 aircraft. The aviation organization maintains a close relationship with Bell. “There is no better way for us to celebrate...

Deer Jet Launches Luxury Cruise Expeditions to Antarctica

Long recognized for its range of fine services on board customized private jets, luxury helicopters and super-yachts, now Deer Jet launches a new luxury cruise expedition service specially designed to lure the most discerning adventure lovers. Antarctica is set to become the first destination on...

Premium Jet leads business aviation operators by adopting Osprey Flight Solutions risk assessment system

Premium Jet, one of the leading Swiss aircraft management and charter companies, has joined commercial aircraft operators like Virgin Atlantic in embracing the unique Osprey Flight Solutions risk assessment system by becoming the first business aviation operator to take on board the technology that...

Avionica and GE Aviation expand digital partnership

Avionica and GE Aviation announced that they have expanded their partnership by forming a joint venture through GE's acquisition of an ownership interest in Avionica.  The JV allows the companies to accelerate edge processing and wireless connectivity to maximize the value of aircraft data....

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Gediminas Ziemelis: The Future of Aviation Exists on the Blockchain

Aviation has always been on the leading edge of innovation. Recently, however a new technology has been leading digital innovation – Blockchain. While still a new concept, Blockchain is already disrupting the Fintech industry and with its secure operating principles, so here’s why Blockchain is already on target to improve the Aviation industry as well.  At its core blockchain...

Nick Weston of Weston Aviation becomes BACA Deputy Chairman

At the 455th meeting of the BACA Council on February 15th Nick Weston of Weston Aviation was elected to the position of BACA Deputy Chairman. He will share the role with Volker Meissner of ARGUS International during a transition period as BACA moves forward to its next stage of development. As CEO of Weston Aviation Nick is well known throughout the industry and has decided the time i...

Bruno Even est nommé CEO d’Airbus Helicopters

Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee. Bruno Even comes to Airbus from Safran where he was...

TAG Aviation expands presence in Europe with appointment of new business development director for French region

TAG Aviation Europe has announced the appointment of Victoire Totah as business development director for the French region. In this new role, Ms Totah will be responsible for the development and growth of aircraft management and charter opportunities within France, Monaco and Benelux and the ongo...

Air Partner’s Predictions for Commercial Jet Market in 2018

By Clive Chalmers, Trading Director at Air Partner In the below comments, Clive Chalmers, Trading Director of the global aviation services group Air Partner, looks at some of the key drivers of 2017 and focuses on the ones he believes are likely to shape the Commercial Jet broking industry in 201...

Gediminas Ziemelis: Despite paying $164 M, Bombardier continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with the same type of aircraft. In 2008, Canadian aircraft manufacturer managed to quench similar scandal b...