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Airbus to focus on A220 interior and Connected-Cabin innovations at APEX Expo 2018, Boston USA

Debut of Airbus’ new A220 Family full-scale interior mock-up Updates on Airbus’ leading passenger experience and connected-cabin technologies Visit Airbus at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall Level 0 - Exhibit Hall C; Airbus booth #143 – from Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 September Media Briefing at 9:25 a.m. local time, Tuesday 25 Sept...

Vista Global acquires XOJET, strengthening its global presence with 115 owned business jets

Vista Global acquires XOJET’s fleet and commercial operations Acquisition of XOJET’s business aviation services reinforces Vista Global’s market position in North America Vista Global’s technology and worldwide reach to expedite growth at XOJET Vista Global’s asset lite solutions to fly point to point, anywhere, anytime, are now offered by two compleme...

Airbus Corporate Helicopters Displays New ACH135 Helionix at Monaco Yacht Show for the First Time

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) Airbus’ dedicated private and business helicopter entity, will display the company’s new ACH135 Helionix for the first time on the rooftop of the Monaco Yacht Club during the 2018 Monaco Yacht Show.  Fitted with the company’s in-house ACH Lineinterior configuration, the updated, Helionix-equipped provides a technolo...

FBO RIGA Celebrates 3 Years of Success

FBO RIGA business aviation center celebrates its 3rd anniversary. It opened its doors in Riga International Airport (RIX) in September, 2015, becoming a new gateway to the east from Europe and the main arrival and departure point for the majority of business aviation flights in Latvia. In 2017, FBO RIGA handled more than 4,000 passengers. FBO RIGA is the most modern and technically advanced bus...

Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics enter into landmark strategic collaboration for Commercial Aviation

Collaboration agreement brings together two global leaders in in-flight connectivity Inmarsat and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) have agreed a strategic collaboration, for an initial ten-year period, that enables them to combine their highly complementary market leading services to offer broadband in-flight connectivity (“IFC”) paired with high-value solutions and s...

Royal Thai Air Force expands fleet with additional H225M order

New purchase brings RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units Airbus Helicopters has secured an additional order of four H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF), as part of the fleet strengthening programme. This follow-on order will bring the RTAF’s H225M fleet to 12 units by 2021. Specially equipped with emergency flotation...

Jet Aviation provides ground handling services in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jet Aviation has received authorization from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia to provide handling services at Prince Abdul Mohsin Bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport in Yanbu, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jet Aviation is providing round-the-clock flight support services to employees of Saudi Aramco, a Saudi Arabian national petroleum and natural gas company ba...

Airbus delivers first aircraft from Mobile powered by sustainable jet fuel blend

Airbus’ A320 Family production facility in the U.S. will this week deliver its first aircraft partially powered by sustainable jet fuel. The latest A321 for JetBlue is due to depart Mobile on 20 September with 15 percent sustainable jet fuel in its tanks. In total, five A321 aircraft are due to be delivered to JetBlue from Mobile using sustainable fuel by the end of 2018. All of the fuel...

Boeing, Cathay Pacific to donate world’s 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Large jetliner holds unique place in aviation history; to be shared with enthusiasts from new home in Arizona Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic airplane (line number WA001 and registered B-HNL)...

Norwegian signs comprehensive engine services contract

The Norwegian Air Shuttle Group and Lufthansa Technik have signed a contract extending an existing Total Engine Support (TES®) contract. The agreement, signed on 17 September at the airline's headquarters in Oslo, covers all-inclusive services for the CFM56-7B engines powering the airline's current fleet of 115 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. According to the contract, for the next five ye...

Nomad Aviation launches maintenance and hangarage services in Basel, Switzerland

Nomad Aviation has started to offer maintenance and hangarage services at its Basel, Switzerland facility at the beginning of August 2018. The company, branded as Nomad Technics AG, occupies a 7’400 m2 heated hangar together with 7’000 m2 ramp space at the international EuroAirport. Hangar and ramp can accommodate aircraft up to the size of the Airbus A320 family and the Boeing 737 ser...

airBaltic Carries 18% More Passengers During Summer

The Latvian airline airBaltic has transported 2 770 047 or 18% passengers more during the first eight months of 2018 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.In August 2018, 440 562 passengers or 14% more than last year travelled with airBaltic. In addition in summer seasonairBalticcarried +18%...