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Bombardier Delivers First Challenger 650 Aircraft Converted Into Air Ambulance to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega

Longstanding Bombardier customer Rega receives first of three specially configured Challenger 650 aircraft, marking a new era in air ambulance operations The Challenger 650 aircraft has the versatility and dependability to be the life-saving platform of a new generation With the highest wing loading of any aircraft in its class, the Challenger 650 aircraft...

Boeing Delivers First 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter

• Launch customer GE Capital Aviation Services takes delivery of first-in-service 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) • Next-Generation 737 converted freighter is here Boeing announced the delivery of the first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF). The first customer is GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and the freighter will be operated by West Atlantic Group, bas...

ALSIM ANNOUNCES NEW "AIRLINER" SIMULATOR

ALSIM, the 24-year-old global flight simulator manufacturer, announced their newest and largest flight training device to date, ‘The Airliner,’ at the World Airline Training Summit (WATS) in Orlando, Florida. Developed for advanced airline pilot training programs at high-end flight schools and training centers, the Airliner is a multipurpose hybrid simulator with two configurations rep...

NBAA: ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond

As the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) concluded its third and final day, organizers said that on several levels, the show underscored the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. ABACE2018 concluded its third and final day with underscoring the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. “This year’s ABACE, held...

Daher launches a new era of enhanced flight operations for TBM aircraft with the “Me & My TBM” smartphone app

TBM aircraft owners and operators were introduced to Daher’s revolutionary new smartphone application that significantly enhances operating efficiency, optimizes maintenance management and ensures they are operating their very fast turboprop aircraft to the highest safety standards. Unveiled during a keynote presentation at Germany’s AERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show, the c...

Deer Jet Inks Deal with Honeywell to Save Millions for Aircraft Management Customers

Deer Jet, the premier private jet company in Asia, has signed a three year contract with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) enrolling its managed fleet into the Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP) and Honeywell Mechanical Protection Plan (MPP). ​ According with the agreement, 12 of Deer Jet’s Gulfstream aircraft will be covered by the HAPP and another 9 aircraft by the MPP. In the past, the...

Cessna Skyhawk sees increased demand in China with orders for 52 aircraft

 Textron Aviation Inc. announced at ABACE 2018 (Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition) that it has received orders for 52 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft. All deliveries are expected to be completed within 2018.  “China's 13th Five-Year Plan brings out favorable policies to boost general aviation development, leading to unprecedented opportunities in the a...

Ameco and Lufthansa Technik sign memorandum of understanding for cooperation in business aircraft services

Ameco and Lufthansa Technik sign Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in business aircraft services​ Signing ceremony at Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) On April 17, 2018, Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation (Ameco) and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for in-depth cooperation of support f...

Piper Announces Jet-A Powered Seminole

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced today that they have selected the Continental Motors Group new CD-170 compression ignition engine fueled with Jet-A to power the Piper PA-44 Seminole. The world's leading multi-engine training aircraft will also feature counter rotating engines, giving flight schools and training organizations a single lever, FADEC training system with a history of innovation, si...

Deer Jet Repair Certificate and Protection Plans to Benefit Users

Deer Jet has accomplished FAA annual tests on continuous updated maintenance procedures and regulations, gaining the company a FAA repair station approval. The certificate makes of the company one of only 45 Part 145 repair stations registered in Mainland China authorized to perform maintenance on U.S.-registered aircraft (N-number). As the largest business aviation company in Asia, Deer Jet ha...

Fokker Techniek awarded first ever Airbus ACJ319neo VIP completion by K5-Aviation

On the first day of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, Fokker Techniek, a business of GKN Aerospace, has announced that it has signed a contract with long-term customer K5-Aviation for the first ever ACJ319neo VIP completion. The completion starts in May 2019 and is scheduled to be ready for delivery at the beginning of 2020. This order comes in addition to the already contra...

BAA and Luxaviation celebrate a growing international network on alliance anniversary

One year on since Business Aviation Asia Ltd. (BAA) and Luxaviation pooled their expertise to form a strategic global alliance, the two world-leading business aviation companies have further extended their combined international network to deliver service excellence across the globe. The companies have a joint stand # H1122 at ABACE. The strategic partnership, announced in April 2017,...