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Special charter flights from Dubai to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar - DC Aviation Al-Futtaim

With just under six months to go before kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has announced it is offering special charter flights from Dubai to fans to head to Doha and support their teams. The round-trip flights to the biggest sporting spectacle in the world which starts on November 21, offer UAE-based fans a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see their favourite team in act...

World fastest L-band inflight connectivity service for business aviation - SwiftJet

Inmarsat and Honeywell are setting a new benchmark in satellite communications with the launch of SwiftJet, their latest inflight connectivity service for the business aviation industry. It will enter commercial service in the first half of 2023 and deliver the fastest ever speeds over L-band. As one of the first new services to be introduced on Inmarsat’s ELERA satelite network, Swi...

VoltAero brings its Cassio electric-parallel hybrid aircraft to the Netherlands for sustainable aviation demo flights with the country Power Up initiative

VoltAero Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft is to perform demonstration flights across selected routes in the Netherlands beginning June 13 to promote highly sustainable regional aviation throughout the Dutch regions. Utilizing VoltAero’s Cassio 1 testbed – the world’s first parallel hybrid aircraft – this week-long deployment will be part of the Netherlands’ P...

DRONAMICS becomes first drone cargo airline to obtain operational licence

DRONAMICS has obtained the EU Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC). The LUC is recognised in all EU member states and provides drone operators with significant business opportunities across the single market. The announcement made during EBACE 2022 comes at a key moment as the company prepares for the first commercial flights of its flagship Black Swan aircraft later this...

AURA AERO and AELIS join forces to act on the decarbonization of aviation

Both convinced of the climate emergency and the need to act, AURA AERO and AELIS announce their long-term collaboration on ERA, AURA AERO’s hybrid-electric regional aircraft. AELIS will provide global marketing and sales services to AURA AERO and will source a panel of financing and leasing solutions to promote AURA AERO products. Through this collaboration, AURA AERO aims at further de...

Jetstar unveils new livery for its Airbus NEO fleet as delivery countdown for first aircraft begins

In celebration of its 18th birthday today, Jetstar has unveiled the new livery for its world-class fleet of Airbus NEOs as the airline prepares to embark on a new era of flying. The first of Jetstar’s pipeline of 38 NEO aircraft is set to arrive in Melbourne in the coming months, with the A321LR aircraft commencing flying on some of Jetstar’s most popular domestic routes, inc...

Pratt & Whitney Canada launches carbon offset service to general aviation customers by signing up JetFly

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced that European fractional owner JetFly has signed up its entire fleet of PT6A and PT6 E-Series™ engine-powered Pilatus aircraft that are enrolled in the Eagle Service™ Plan (ESP™) maintenance program to the company’s Carbon Offset Service. The service enables operators to contribute to greater environmental sustainability by offsetti...

Lilium partners with Honeywell and DENSO to co-develop and manufacture electric motor for Lilium Jet

Lilium  has partnered with Honeywell and DENSO, who will co-develop and manufacture the Lilium Jet’s electric motor (e-motor) that will power the Lilium Jet’s engines. Honeywell is already developing the Lilium Jet’s avionics and flight control systems and invested in Lilium in 2021. A leader in aerospace technologies with over 100 years of experience, Honeywell also ha...

DC Aviation is the new sponsor of DTM Team, SSR Performance

DC Aviation is new sponsor of the Munich DTM team, SSR Performance. During the 2022 DTM season, the DC Aviation logo will adorn the green and black Porsche 911 GT3 R of racecar driver Dennis Olsen (starting number 94).  DC Aviation will also provide exclusive VIP flights for the SSR Performance Team to DTM events. In addition, DC Aviation will be available as an on-site contact for all...

DRONAMICS partners with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, today announced it is partnering with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme for its remote pilots and engineers. FlightSafety International is the leading training provider for pilots and maintenance technicians with over 70 years of experience. Its training programs are approved by the EASA, FAA and many...

Airbus commits to extending ACH130 Aston Martin Edition production following rapid market success

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has committed to continuing production of the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition after selling out almost the entire initial production run faster than expected. The distinctive and stylish helicopter is a special version of the ACH130 featuring a range of interior and exterior designs created by Aston Martin which has captivated the imagination of helicopter owner...

Bombardier announced new era in business aviation - Global 8000 aircraft

This was an announcement a lot of people were waiting for, asking each other, what it will be. Bombardier were quite clear, teasing already a new era in business aviation. Today, Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its business jet portfolio with the introduction of the Global 8000 aircraft, the world’s fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet, innovatively cr...