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More than one in three people in the world experience anxiety about flying

It is believed that between 33 % and 40 % of all people experience some form of anxiety related to flying. Most of them feel anxious during the flight and leading up to it, but can manage this stress on their own[1]. Even though the possibility of a plane crashing is nearly non-existent, many people still feel anxious and the fear of flying can cause unnecessary stress for travelers. &ld...

ATR accelerates Performance Based Navigation globally

ATR continues to drive the implementation of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and the use of on-board and satellite technology around the world to provide flight safety and operational benefits in the regions we serve. As part of this initiative, Patrick Ky, Executive Director of EASA, recently visited the ATR premises in Singapore. The visit took place in the context of an EU-sponsored...

Norwegian launches scheduled flights from Riga to Trondheim, Norway

As of Wednesday, 1 June, the Norwegian airline will start regular flights up to three times a week on the route Riga – Trondheim. Flights are planned throughout the summer season, providing Baltic passengers with a regular connection from Riga to the third largest city in Norway and an exciting tourist destination. Norwegian has been operating at Riga Airport since the end...

Daher highlights its vision for a more sustainable future of aviation

Daher research, development and production activities that will contribute to an increasingly sustainable aviation industry were outlined by the company during EBACE 2022.  Chief Executive Officer Didier Kayat underscored the benefits of Daher’s family ownership and the company’s 160-year history in developing solutions that respond to aviation’s long-term climate goal...

New Academy College Learning Institute course certifies charter flight coordinators

Academy College Learning Institute launched the Charter Flight Coordinator Course — a two-week, 40-hour intensive online course designed for members of the charter industry, specifically charter-flight followers and non-certified flight operation representatives, to achieve certification as a Charter Flight Coordinator. The Charter Flight Coordinator Course focuses strategi...

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announce order for five 777 Freighters

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines today announced further expansion of its all-Boeing freighter fleet with an order for five 777 Freighters. The order is currently unidentified on Boeing's orders and deliveries website.  "The addition of these five 777 Freighters into our cargo fleet will enable us to meet the growing demand in our cargo operation. While cementing our partne...

Top Gun: Maverick F-14a Tomcat Decommissioned by MotoArt

What do you do when you find yourself with an F-14A Tomcat? This is the situation in which MotoArt found themselves earlier this year, when they located an F-14, one that had survived destruction by serving as a prop on various movies and television shows. "We were ecstatic," says MotoArt owner Dave Hall. "We had heard tales about this F-14 for years. It was literally...

Embraer Energia initiative engages climate tech disrupters on sustainable flight

Embraer has completed its first ‘Start-Up Day’ aimed at encouraging start-up organisations and new entrants with the most innovative technologies, to join its Energia sustainable flight initiative. Embraer’s goal is to select these organisations to collaborate on Energia. Embraer seeks to develop technologies with the greatest potential to meet the challenges of the climate...

Thompson launches next generation VantageXL

Following the huge continuing success of the VantageXL platform, Thompson Aero Seating launches a new and enhanced 2022 design VantageXL. With impressive personal living space, a fully flat horizontal bed, and 100% direct-aisle access, the next generation VantageXL offers the ultimate in passenger comfort. The latest VantageXL has a minimum seat width of 23” and a fully flat-bed widt...

Jet Aviation signs completion contract for Boeing Business Jet MAX 9

Jet Aviation has signed a completion contract for a BBJ MAX 9. This follows the signing of two BBJ MAX 8 aircraft earlier this year. The aircraft is for an undisclosed VVIP customer and is scheduled to arrive at Jet Aviation’s completion facility in Basel early-2023. The design has been created by an external designer, and will be engineered, crafted, installed and certified in-house at...

Continued expansion - Luxaviation adds Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft to its charter fleet

EBACE2022 was the perfect place to make an announcement - Luxaviation adds of the Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft, the first of the most recent model in Europe, to better serve our clients.The Citation M2 Gen2, which will be based at Luxaviation France in Paris / Le Bouget, features technology and design enhancements that deliver state-of-the art customer experience. The Citation M2 Gen2 com...

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...