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2018 Airline Safety Performance released by IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continuing safety improvements over the long term, but an increase in accidents compared to 2017. The all accident rate [I] (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.35, which was the equivalent of one accident for every 740,000 flights....

Dassault Falcon 900LX and Falcon 2000 Series Certified for 100 ft EFVS Operations

The Dassault Falcon 900LX, Falcon 2000LXS and Falcon 2000S have been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) capability that greatly improves access to airports in bad weather, providing operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft.  The new EFVS capability, provided through Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary FalconEye Combined...

Girls in Aviation Day At the Women in Aviation International 30th Annual Conference

As part of Women in Aviation International’s (WAI) 30thannual conference in Long Beach, held March 14-16, 2019, local girls from ages 8 to 17 are invited to learn about the career and lifestyle possibilities available in aviation and aerospace. Girls in Aviation Day Long Beach will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at the Long Beach Convention Center beginning at 9 a.m. Girls are requi...

New hub for business aviation in the Asia Pacific region

Subic Bay International Airport will be transformed into a hub for business aviation in the Asia Pacific region. Aviation Concepts Technical Services Inc. (ACTSI) – a business aviation services provider based in the Philippines – signed lease agreement with Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA). Under a 25-year partnership with the SBMA, ACTSI is committed to providing han...

Ireland National Flight Centre Pilot Academy selects ALSIM'S ALX

Alsim has the pleasure to announce the sale of an ALX flight simulator to the National Flight Centre Pilot Academy, located in Leixlip, near Dublin, Ireland. The Alsim ALX simulator offers up to 4 classes of aircraft–from single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine up to medium category twin jets (generic B737/A320). Designed and approved for ATPL, CPL/MCC, JOC a...

Airbus opens state-of-the-art commercial pilot and maintenance training centre near Delhi

Airbus has inaugurated a world class training centre for commercial pilots and maintenance engineers in the National Capital Region of Delhi, as part of its continuing efforts to support the exponential growth of the civil aviation sector in the country. Airbus forecast a need for more than 25,000 new pilots in India over the next 20 years to keep pace with the current double-digit growth in it...

The Embraer Phenom 300 is the world’s most delivered light business jet for the 7th year in a row

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 53 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2018, according to a report issued by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). This is the seventh consecutive year that the Phenom 300 achieves this mark, having accrued more than 490 deliveries since entering the market in December 2009.  “The Phenom 300’s continued success in the marke...

FL Technics exclusive partnership with JHAS

FL Technics announces an exclusive partnership with JHAS, an Italian aircraft seating and interior company.  “JHAS provides different, tailor-made solutions for aircraft interiors. This is not usual in aviation industry as we are looking for a breakthrough out of standardized seating environment. We are glad that JHAS chose us as their exclusive partners as this is a great oppor...

For Second Consecutive Year, The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class

HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).  Last year, 37 HondaJets were delivered around the globe, marking the second consecutive year the HondaJet has been the most delivered very light jet. "We are proud that our customers continue to choose the HondaJet for its unrivaled perfor...

Welcome New Bombardier European Mobile Response Team

Bombardier today announced the latest addition to its expanding service and support network – a dedicated Mobile Response Team (MRT) aircraft, based in Frankfurt, Germany. The Challenger 300 aircraft marked its entry-into-service by successfully completing its first mission, providing a European customer with efficient unscheduled maintenance support. The strategically located&n...

Eviation partners Siemens for Nine-Passenger Alice Aircraft Fleets

Eviation Aircraft had selected Siemens to provide high-power, all-electric propulsion systems for Eviation's fleet of regional Alice electric planes. The Eviation and Siemens collaboration marks a significant point in the commercialization of aviation's first all-electric plane, Alice, and electric propulsion systems, designed for this new era of air mobility. The Alice will...

Business Aviation comes to North Africa with MEBAA Show Morocco

According to announcements made at a recent local press conference by Ali Alnaqbi, Founding & Executive Chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and Zuhair Mohamed El Aoufir, CEO of Office National des Aeroports (ONDA),MEBAA Show Morocco will bring business aviation to the North African region.  “The business aviation sector in Morocco...