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Archer received $10 million pre-delivery payment from United Airlines for 100 eVTOL aircraft

Archer Aviation has received a $10 million pre-delivery payment from United Airlines for 100 of the company’s initial production eVTOL aircraft. The payment represents a watershed moment for the eVTOL industry, validating confidence in the commercialization of eVTOL aircraft and Archer’s leadership. United is making the deposit on 100 of Archer’s production aircraft which it agre...

Lufthansa Technik reinforces commitment to apprentice training

After one of the biggest aviation industry crises, Lufthansa Technik AG's apprentice training program this year has returned in terms of numbers to roughly where it was in 2020: 186 young people will begin their apprenticeship at the German locations of the company. Furthermore, a  total of 23 dual students were taken on, i.e. school graduates who combine their degree courses with pr...

Sevenair Group announces the closing of 2021 fiscal year with substantial growth

Sevenair Group announced oficial financial results of 2021 which registered an increase of 37% of revenue and an EBITDA increase of 263%. “2021 was a year where all industries were still much affected by the pandemic and in particular the aviation industry and considering that is with a lot of pride that we see these results. They are fruit of the coninuous efforts of all that integr...

Wisk Aero continues global expansion launching Montreal Hub

Wisk Aero is continuing its global expansion with the launch of a new engineering hub in Montreal, Canada. The hub will be dedicated to the ongoing development of its 6th generation aircraft (to be revealed later this year). Wisk is launching the new hub with existing Montreal-based personnel and intends to grow this presence to approximately thirty employees by the end of the year. Wi...

Embraer partners with VOAR to strengthen support for executive aviation

During LABACE 2022 Embraer announced a partnership with VOAR Aviation with the objective to offer unscheduled services to Embraer executive aviation customers at the Congonhas Airport in São Paulo. Therefore, Embraer continues to strengthen its operations of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services and support the Fixed Base Operator to meet the growth of executive aviation...

The history of commercial flight – how global travel took off

Flying has become the transport of choice for business travellers and holidaymakers across the globe and is now considered one of the fastest, most convenient and safest forms of long-distance travel. But how did commercial flights go from being exclusively for the wealthy to the mainstream and affordable option it is today? Artemis Aerospace guides us through the different decades of air travel a...

Clay Lacy breaks ground on $20 Million, 11-acre FBO and MRO development at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

Clay Lacy Aviation has served the private aviation needs of the Northeast United States since 2016. Recently, it strengthened its commitment to the area and its economic future by celebrating the groundbreaking of its $20 million expansion at Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) in Oxford, Connecticut. And to foster the next generation of aviation professionals, Clay Lacy Aviation established an annual...

Deutsche Aircraft and HEGGEMANN AG announce the production readiness of the Dornier 328 landing gear

Deutsche Aircraft and HEGGEMANN AG announced the production readiness stage of the new landing gear, which will be compatible with the whole Dornier 328 aircraft family. The landing gear is retrofittable to both turboprop and jet of the existing in-service fleet, as well as the new D328eco aircraft. Deutsche Aircraft has already secured 17 fixed orders plus 9 options for this new land...

Second quarter sees increased executive jet activity - ACC Aviation

ACC Aviation, the global aviation services group, marked its 20th anniversary in June, having enjoyed a solid second quarter. The last three months have been dominated by busy executive jet charter activity for ACC Aviation, coupled with new banking and lessor clients contracting its asset management and consultancy division.   Director of Charter, Richard Smith, commented: ...

World first Airbus Helicopters ACH160 delivered to a Brazilian customer

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world's first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition at Congonhas airport, São Paulo. The rotorcraft will notably be the first H160 to fly in Latin America. Jean-Luc Alfonsi, Managing Director of Airbus Helicopters’ Brazilian customer centr...

GrandView Aviation partners with Corporate Angel Network to provide free flights to cancer patients

GrandView Aviation partnered with Corporate Angel Network (CAN) to provide free flights to cancer patients (and family members and caregivers) who need to travel to and from treatment. Every week, GrandView gives CAN access to empty leg flights that arise in hopes to match a flight with a patient's treatment travel needs. Jessie Naor, GrandView Aviation President, commented:"We are so...

airBaltic doubles passenger numbers in July

During July 2022, Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 414 500 passengers or by 98% more than during the same period last year. In July 2022, airBaltic performed 3 670 flights – by 43% more than during July 2021. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic, commented: “So far in 2022, airBaltic has carried more than 1.7 million passeng...

BNE Careers Expo - 2,000 jobs going at Brisbane Airport precinct

Brisbane Airport Corporation is hosting the BNE Careers Expo next month to encourage up to 2,000 new employees to consider a career at the airport precinct.The airport ‘jobs bonanza’ covers a diverse range of roles including: security, baggage handling, government agencies, airlines, customers service, engineering, corporate services, landscaping, bus drivers, hospi...

Order for the first Bombardier Challenger 3500 based in Europe for charter operations with Air Corporate

First European Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet just ordered by Italian-based operator, Air Corporate. This will be the first company to offer the aircraft for charter in Europe. Introduced in 2021, the new Challenger 3500 aircraft offers a unique blend of performance, advantageous operating costs, ultimate cabin experience and smo...

Airbus - orders & deliveries - July 2022

Check out Airbus order and delivery summary at a glance in the table below (numbers valid at the end of July 2022). For a full listing including details on customers and regions, as well as historical data for the previous year, go to the download section below. July 2022 deliveries: 46 deliveries to 30 customers July 2022 orders: 401  2022 de...

Deadline approaches for Business Aviation Scholarships from IADA

The International Aircraft Dealers Association is accepting applications through Sept. 1 from business aviation students for scholarships. Grants funded by the IADA Foundation will range from $1,000 to $5,000.  The IADA Foundation supports philanthropic programs that enhance the industry, including providing scholarships for college students studying for careers in business aviation. IA...

Horizon Aircraft & Astro Aerospace - binding agreement for reprivatization

Horizon Aircraft Inc. has entered into a binding agreement with its parent company, Astro Aerospace Ltd and several of Astro’s key shareholders whereby Astro has agreed to sell 100% of the equity of Horizon to the Purchasers in exchange for certain Astro public securities and a fraction of the ownership of the newly privatized Horizon. Brandon Robinson, CEO of Horizon Aircraft,...

Italian Air Force extends relationship with Boeing to continue tanker sustainment and training

Boeing and the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness have signed an order for the company to continue providing full Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support to the Italian Air Force four KC-767A tankers through December 2025. Under the contract, Boeing will deliver “tip to tail” support for the four ItAF refueling tankers, including line and heavy maintenance, rep...

Vertical Aerospace & Hanwha Aerospace to collaborate on electric mechanical actuator

Vertical Aerospace and Hanwha Aerospace agreed to establish a joint development program for the design, testing, manufacture and supply of the electromechanical actuators for Vertical’s VX4 electric aircraft. The scope includes tilt and pitch control for the four forward propellers, and aerodynamic control surface actuation on the wing and V-tail. Hanwha’s state of the art reli...

Hans Airways first Airbus A330 arrives into UK, being readied for proving flight from Birmingham

UK new long-haul airline readying to fly to India, Hans Airways, celebrated the arrival of its first Airbus A330-200 on UK soil. The aircraft touched down from Palma Airport, Mallorca to Birmingham International Airport, welcomed by CEO Satnam Saini, COO Nathan Burkitt and CCO Martin Dunn for Hans Airways, ahead of formal technical handover and technical acceptance signing with the...

AMAC Aerospace - busy July - Pre-Purchase Inspection, AOG support and re-deliveries

A privately-owned Boeing B737 came to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection (‘PPI’). A 144-month check, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directives were included in the project and after the successful maintenance input, the BBJ has been transferred to the new customer. As the project was finished to the new client’s fullest satisfactio...