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Safety awards highlight Deer Jet’s unmatchable excellence in service

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recently announced the recipients of its 2016 Flying Safety Awards and granted Deer Jet a series of awards including the signature “Commercial Flying Safety Award”, “Aviation Maintenance Department Safety Award ” and “Commercial Pilot Safety Award” for its unmatchable record of more than 270 thousand hours of acc...

Greenpoint Technologies Contracts Sixth 787 VIP Modification

Greenpoint Technologies signs a contract for a Boeing 787-8 V-VIP Interior Modification with a confidential customer. The interior will be designed by the Greenpoint Design Team in partnership with the client. Greenpoint is an industry leading 787 completion center. Greenpoint delivered the first 787-8 V-VIP interior completion in 2016, named by one of the world’s leading operators, Deer...

ST Engineering’s Aerospace Arm Incorporates New Companies for Engine Leasing

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced that its associated company, Total Engine Asset Management Pte. Ltd. (TEAM), has set up two new special-purpose vehicles, namely Total Engine Asset Management Ireland 01 Limited (TEAM Ireland 01), in Ireland, and TEAM UK 01 Limited (TEAM UK 01), in the United Kingdom. TEAM Ireland 01 and TEAM UK 01, with share capital of US$...

SKYCOP urges UK’s CAA to act: British Airways owe up to €45 million to passengers

Following an “IT failure” that struck the British Airways’ network on the 27th of May, an estimated 75,000 were left stranded at airports across Europe – vacations ruined, business meetings cancelled, tons of nerve cells killed. With seemingly deliberate silence from the carrier, SKYCOP has now approached the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority in order to receive...

Airbus delivers its 100th A350 XWB

When China Airlines received its seventh A350 XWB today, the carrier took possession of the 100th jetliner delivered from this newest family in Airbus’ industry-leading widebody product line. The milestone aircraft is an A350-900 version, joining China Airlines’ growing A350 XWB fleet – adding to the line-up of widebody A330s and A340s flown by the long-time Airbus customer, w...

EAA/Daher 2017 international scholarship recipients attend AirVenture Oshkosh

The two EAA/Daher International Scholarship recipients for 2017 are attending EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this week, as the trans-Atlantic internship program marks its 11th year of providing hands-on knowledge of the aviation industry.   Participating at the aviation fly-in event as the final phase of their seven-week internship experience are Michelle Peterson of Madison, Wisconsin; and Nathani...

Re-delivery of Boeing B777-200LR after VVIP Completion and 6 returns to service after extensive Maintenance input

A wide body A340-200 is successfully returned to service after an extensive Maintenance input at AMAC Aerospace, Basel, Switzerland. A head of state Airbus A340-200 VVIP aircraft was redelivered to AMAC’s esteemed client after a 12-year base maintenance inspection. The base maintenance check was the heaviest maintenance check ever carried out at AMAC’s facility in Basel, Switzerland...

Boeing Global Services Forecasts 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians Needed by 2036

Boeing released its 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh and projects a demand for more than 1.2 million pilots and technicians over the next 20 years. Now in its eighth year, the outlook is a respected industry study that forecasts the 20 year demand for crews to support the world's growing commercial airplane fleet. Boeing forecasts that betwe...

EAN Aviation becomes first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered company

EAN Aviation, the Lagos-based business aviation services company, has become the first West African IS-BAH Stage 1 registered Fixed Based Operator, and only the second organization to earn the status in all of Africa. The IS-BAH Stage 1 certificate was awarded by IBAC on March 31, 2017. The certification is the culmination of a nearly three-year process which began in 2014 when EAN embarked on...

Boeing and Dassault Systèmes Announce Extended Partnership

Boeing Extends Use of Dassault Systèmes to Include 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Manufacturing Operations Management and Product Lifecycle Management  Dassault Systèmes and Boeing have extended their partnership. Boeing will expand its deployment of Dassault Systèmes’ products across its commercial aviation, space and defense programs to include the Da...

Daher brings a piece of history at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Daher Reliving an important moment in aviation history: Daher brings the Morane-Saulnier Type L to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh  A flightworthy replica of the World War I-era Morane-Saulnier Type L “Parasol” aeroplane – an ancestor to Daher’s TBM very fast turboprop aircraft – will be showcased for the first time during this month’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Expands its Challenger 300 Aircraft Training Capabilities in Dallas

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier&rsq...