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WIJET unveils its new business class HondaJet

Wijet, the HondaJet launch airline, took delivery of its first aircraft at the Paris-Le Bourget Airport. These HondaJets will replace the fleet of Cessna Citation Mustangs the company has been using since its own launch in 2009. The HondaJet has a remarkable spec. It is a super-modern twin-jet and can carry up to five passengers for a flying experience like no other in Europe. Its cruise s...

First flight of new Il-112V aircraft to take place at the end of March

The first flight of new Russian military transport aircraft Il-112V will take place at the end of March or start of April, a source in the defense-industrial complex told TASS on Thursday. "It is planned that the first flight of Il-112V will take place soon, at the end of March or beginning of April. Everything is ready for this," the source said adding that "all issues with engi...

Global Jet Services selected by Dassault for Classic Falcon Technical Training

Global Jet Services has been selected by Dassault Aviation as an authorized technical training provider for out-of-production Falcon aircraft, including the Falcon 10, 20, 20-5, 50, 50EX, 2000, 2000EX, 900 and 900EX models. The agreement will increase the options for technicians seeking to improve their knowledge and skills for maintaining ‘Classic’ Falcon aircraft. Global Jet Servi...

Impressive landmark for Qatar Airways - Delivery of 250th Aircraft

22 years after the beginning of operations Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival ot its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France. This is an impressive landmark and is testament to the incredible growth of an airline that has become world-leading in that time, winning a host of awards, including the Skytrax World Airline of the Year accolade on no less than...

JetBlue - Fully Connected Core Experience on Airbus A320 Aircraft

Be ready! The Second and Final Phase of Airbus A320 Interior Cabin Restyling brings New Era of Comfort and Connectivity for JetBlue Customers The Most Legroom in Coach® Now Features the Widest, Most Comfortable A320 Seats, Larger Seatback TVs with Even More Entertainment, Expanded Gate-to-Gate High-Speed Internet on Nearly Every JetBlue Route—and More! JetBlue announced t...

Konnichiwa! All Nippon Airways receives its initial A380

ANA became Japan’s first carrier with Airbus’ double-deck jetliner and joins airlines that use A380s to serve the Tokyo Narita – Honolulu route ANA became the world’s 15th operator – and Japan’s first – of this widebody passenger aircraft. It has ordered a total of three A380s. Representations of sea turtles that are native to Haw...

Enhanced Firefighting Configuration for Leonardo C-27J Aircraft to Expand Multirole Capabilities

The 16th Aerial Firefighting Europe event returned with a new entry, the C-27J in firefighting configuration. The C-27J firefighter with roll-on/roll-off Fire Attack System (FAS) made by Simplex Aerospace – the world leader of advanced aerial application systems - represents an effective solution in airborne firefighting technology and capability. This...

Fourth Falcon 7X are joining Planet Nine Private Air fleet

Fourth ultra long-range Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft are joining Planet Nine Private Air fleet to its Part 135 certificate.   The aircraft, registration no. N996MS, is a low-time aircraft with less than 500 hours flown.  It is offered with the distinctive Planet Nine 14-seat luxury executive interior, with Wi-Fi and IFE from Swift Broadband.   “We...

Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service from March 24 by Hainan Airlines

From March 24 Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service is launched by Hainan Airlines, its fourth non-stop route from mainland China to Paris following Xi'an-Paris, Chongqing-Paris and Shenzhen-Paris. The once weekly Guiyang-Paris route will be serviced by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and takes off every Sunday. With a spacious and comf...

Luxaviation Group to operate First Belgium Bombardier Challenger 350 Aircraft

Congratulations, Luxaviation Group now wis operating first Bombardier Challenger 350, delivered to a customer in Belgium. This is the newest Benelux addition to already robust Bmbardier's business aircraft fleet in Europe.  “We are very pleased that Bombardier’s best-selling Challenger 350 business jet has joined Luxaviation’s fleet of aircraft,” said...

17 A350 XWB aircraft ordered by STARLUX Airlines for long-haul services

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s. The new airline plans to deploy these aircraft on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region. “We are very glad to sign the official purchase agreement today for...

Blue Sky Network Expands Aerial Firefighting Capabilities

As we informed, AerialFirefighting Europe Conference and Exhibition opened today in Nîmes, France. Blue Sky Network is participating in the AFF Europe exhibition and continued its commitment to the industry with new offerings. This marks the satellite tracking innovator's first time exhibiting at AFF Europe. For more than a decade, BSN has provided tracki...