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Extended partnership between Pilatus Aircraft and Strata Manufacturing

Extended partnership between Pilatus and Strata Manufacturing is announced. It covers a new composite work package for the PC-24, a twin-engine business jet.  The new agreement will see Strata manufacture PC-24 flap track fairingsand comesexactly a year after the two major manufacturers signed a landmark partnership on the PC-24. The expanded deal positions Strata as the maj...

First Ever Non-stop Mission from London City Airport to Los Angeles

Recently, Bombardier announced details regarding an amazing mission - First Ever Non-stop flight from London City Airport to Los Angeles. Type of aircrraft? It's obvious - TheGlobal 7500. Today, it is the world’s largest and longest range business jet. The aircraft flew non-stop from London City Airport (LCY) to Van Nuys, CA, very popular business aviation...

Historic Milestone of The Bermuda Aircraft Registry

Another Historic Miloestone we just have to mention - 900th aircraft in Bermuda Aircraft Registry ! Bermuda is home to the oldest and largest offshore Aircraft Registry. This registration marks the most aircraft to ever be registered to an offshore aircraft registry at one time.  The Bermuda Aircraft Registry consists of a mix of both private and commercial aircraft locat...

Meet FLYING HONU - the second ANA A380

All Nippon Airways received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019.  While offering the same high standard of performance, comfort and safety as ANA's other A380 which theairline received in March, this second FLYING HONU plane also has a unique livery. Inspired by the crystal-clear water of the ocean surrounding Hawaii, the green livery depicts the face of a...

Stockholm Arlanda and Caen airports got sustainable aviation fuel from Air BP and Neste

Stockholm Arlanda  (ARN/ESSA) airport and Caen Carpiquet (CFR/LFRK) airport now are the opportunity to use  sustainable aviation fuel by Air BP for both general and business aviation customers and aircraft manufacturers.This latest fuel offering comes in support of the industry’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative, which aims to encourage operators an...

A German-Polish success story: Ten years of MTU Aero Engines Polska

Ten years ago, the first 200 employees at MTU Aero Engines Polska started producing their first engine components. Today, the site in the Polish Aviation Valley near Rzeszów has about 900 employees – and is indispensable in the production network of Germany's leading engine manufacturer. On May 16, a ceremony was held with employees and representatives from local politics and busi...

First Embraer Praetor 600 Transatlantic Crossing, Powered by Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel

Business aviation professionals are looking forward to see and to know better Embraer Praetor 600 at EBACE 2019. let's have a look at the journey this aircraft made to get to Geneva.The journey began on May 8 at São Paulo International Airport in Brazil and arrived in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a six-passenger equivalent payload of 1,200 lb (544 kg). This was the aircra...

Austrian Airlines A320 aircraft cabin upgrade performed by FACC

FACC is celebrating yet another milestone in Aftermarket Services under the motto "Get more space": At the beginning of 2019, the aerospace group received STC approval for its retrofit program "Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade" from the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA. FACC has now retrofitted the cabins of three medium-haul aircraft for Austria's leading airline Austri...

Viability of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels by Global Business Aviation Coalition

Climate change, alternative jet fuel, CO2 emission... There is a lot of discussions of what and how to d in order to get better for the safety of our planet. The most important thing is to really do! TAG Farnborough Airport became the place, where the global coalition of business aviation organizations behind the sustainable alternative jet fuel initiative joined forces to take the next im...

The Safest and World's Best-Selling Single Turboprop is Pilatus PC-12

Leader of Its Class, The Safest and World's Best-Selling... All this is regarding Single Turboprop Pilatus PC-12! Extremely high demand, 80 PC-12 NGs sold in 2018.As a result, the PC-12 again claims the title of world’s best-selling single-engine turboprop in its category. One of the reasons behind this success is surely the fact that the PC-12 is one of the safest turboprops ever...

The Start of Codeshare between airBaltic and SAS

A codeshare agreement is signed between airBaltic and SAS, offering convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.  Annelie Nässéen, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing at SAS: “We see great benefit in this code-share partnership agreement on a number of routes, providing better connections to and from Scandinavia with reciprocal...

To Save Fuel and Reduce Their CO2 Emissions SmartLynx Airlines Implements OpenAirlines' Software SkyBreathe

SmartLynx Airlines, ACMI operator and charter service provider based in Latvia, announced the successful implementation of OpenAirlines' SkyBreathe® eco-flying solution to pursue their commitment to sustainable development.  SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency is an innovative solution using Big Data Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning to automatically a...