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AIR ASTANA CELEBRATES 16th YEAR WITH OPENING OF NEW AVIATION TECHNICAL CENTRE IN ASTANA

Largest aircraft repair centre in Central Asia offers services to national and international carriers across the region Air Astana, the award-winning Kazakh flag carrier, marked its 16th anniversary with the opening of a new Aviation Technical Centre at Astana’s Nursultan Nazarbayev international airport today. The new Aviation Technical Centre enables Air Astana to undertake all air...

Jet Flight Service opens New Maintenance Service Center in Riga and appoints Frantisek Budin to the position of Base Maintenance Manager

et Flight Service with its headquarter in Moscow opens New Maintenance Service Center in Riga which belongs to its strategic plan of developing their maintenance and engineering services to international clients. New maintenance facility will provide Line Maintenance Services and Base Maintenance Services for Embraer aircraft( Legacy 450/500/600/650) and Gulfstream aircraft(G350/450/550/650)....

Pilatus Attends EBACE with Its PC-24 and Series Production is Underway

Pilatus will present its latest flagship at this year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) from 29 to 31 May in Geneva. Five customers have already received a brand-new PC-24 since deliveries started in February 2018. Series production work on the 84 PC-24s ordered in 2014 is now in full swing at the Pilatus headquarters in Stans. The positive feedback from the...

VistaJet continues to innovate the aviation industry with new Avinode Marketplace integration

A faster access to VistaJet’s unparalleled service, thanks to live aircraft availability and a streamlined booking process for its broker partners ·         Request flights directly on Avinode Marketplace on the whole VistaJet fleet from 1st June 2018 ·        &nb...

FLYING HIGH: JETBOOK GIVES LUXURY AVIATION MARKETPLACE A BOOST WITH A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF PRIVATE JETS AND HELICOPTERS

JetBook confirmed today that the second edition of its popular luxury aircraft guide would be unveiled on 29 May at Europe’s premier business aviation event, EBACE2018, which is taking place in Geneva’s Palexpo Exhibition and Congress Center. JetBook also revealed that a celebratory “champagne christening” was scheduled to take place in Nassau on 11 June at the Caribbe...

Kopter announces Garmin G3000H for Baseline of SH09 Helicopter

Kopter Group AG is proud to announce that the newly launched Garmin G3000H will be integrated into the SH09 single turbine helicopter from first deliveries. To benefit operators and owners alike, the G3000H will even come in the standard baseline of the helicopter, ensuring that the SH09 provides the highest level of avionics on the market. The SH09 will feature dual landscape-oriented displays...

New Advanced Vertical Lift Center Showcases Bell’s Innovative Flight Solutions

The location offers demonstrations and expertise on how new aviation technology can deliver solutions for customers’ most pressing mission demands Bell Helicopter opened its new Advanced Vertical Lift Center (AVLC) in the Washington, D.C. metro area. This office provides a unique setting for Bell’s military customers, partners and policy makers to interact with technology...

Satcom Direct strengthens European presence with addition of new Basel, Switzerland, office.

Satcom Direct, the business aviation connectivity, software and hardware provider, has strengthened its European presence with the opening of its fourth European office. Situated at EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, one of Switzerland’s busiest executive aviation centres, the office is located in close proximity to a number of Europe’s leading completion, Maintenance,...

Airbus: Supporting Clean Sky

Airbus plays a major role in Clean Sky and is leading the development of several cutting-edge technology demonstrators that will help with sound reduction and lowering CO2 and gas emissions produced by aircraft. In the last 50 years, the aviation industry has cut fuel burn and CO2 emissions per seat / kilometre by more than 80%, NOx emissions by 90% and sound levels by 75%. Despi...

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 (ADEX). As part of the first phase of its activity, since November 6, 2017, major repair of Russ...

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 based Flight Solutions, will help improve efficiency weekly speeding up passenger and ground handling...

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 now have another simple way to choose from more than 40 destinations served by Norwegian from the U...

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 Memorandum of Understanding follows the original agreement signed in 2013, specifying particular ar...

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 year.  A second ACJ320neo will follow by year-end. Deliveries of the first ACJ319neo, for K5...

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...

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 delivery of his PC-24, ordered in 2013, from Oscar J. Schwenk, Chairman of Pilatus, at a handover cer...

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...

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...