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Rolls-Royce Wins $300M Order From Lion Group

Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®. The Lion Group already operates three of the aircraft, all powered by the Trent 700 engine. Edward Sirait, CEO, Lion Group, said: “These aircraft are an exciting addition to our widebo...

Second Boeing T-X Aircraft Takes Flight

Boeing and partner Saab have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft, which is identical to the first and designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force advanced pilot training requirement.  During the one-hour flight, lead T-X Test Pilot Steve Schmidt and Boeing Test Pilot for Air Force Programs Matt Giese validated key aspects of the aircraft and...

Lufthansa Technik presents "AVIATAR"

At MRO Americas 2017 Lufthansa Technik is presenting AVIATAR, the initial product of its newly created division Digital Fleet Solutions for the first time. AVIATAR is an innovative and holistic platform that offers an extensive variety of digital products and services for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) by combining multiple apps, web-based, and in one place. Lufthansa Technik's n...

RUAG streamlines TPE331 engine shop

Brand new workstations – organised according to lean management principles – together with new processes, ensure that Honeywell TPE331 engine customers benefit from faster turnaround times and improved efficiency at RUAG Aviation. The engine shop in Stans, Switzerland, has reopened its doors, following more than four months of renovations, and a full redesign and refit of the w...

Piaggio Aerospace Avanti EVO at EBACE 2017

Piaggio Aerospace, a leading Italian aircraft manufacturer active in the business and defence & security sectors, today announced it will participate with its Avanti EVO in the 17th edition of EBACE, the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition staged in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palaexpo and Geneva International Airport between 22nd and 24th May, 2017. EBACE is the largest...

London Oxford Airport welcomes new tenant hullo Aircrew

London Oxford Airport is delighted to welcome a new tenant, hullo Aircrew, which recently moved in opposite the OxfordJet FBO. Run by CEO Keiron Blay and COO Steve Payne, both former Hangar8 and Gama Aviation executives, the business centres on a revolutionary new platform which aims to empower pilots and flight attendants by connecting them with operators (for flying work) through a native app, a...

IATA: Global Standards, Cooperation and Data Key to Keeping Aviation Safe

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation safety stakeholders to reinforce their commitment to a safety framework based on global standards, cooperation and dialogue, and effective use of data. “Safety is the top priority for all involved in aviation—and aviation is the safest form of long-distance travel. Last year there were over 40 million safe flights. Th...

Capital AviaNeft introduces a Refund Programm during Formula-1 races in Sochi

Shortly before Formula-1 new race season Capital AviaNeft company and Aviapages.com website, which provides B2B solutions for business aviation, announce a new loyalty ”Refund Program”. This promotional campaign will operate on the principles of a rebate program, which allows to return a percentage of spendings on fuel and handling services back to the business jets operators, who will...

World's First Charter Flights on CS300 launched

The Latvian airline airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvija have jointly launched the world's first charter flights with Bombardier CS300 aircraft. For the summer season, charter flights will connect Riga with Antalya (Turkey), Heraklion (Greece), Burgas (Bulgaria) and Rimini (Italy). airBaltic will fly several times a week to these sunny destinations. Konstantins Palgovs, General Manager of Tez Tou...

Asiana Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner.  Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class layout with a total of 311 seats, comprising 28 in Business Smartium, convertible to fully flat beds, 36 in Economy Smartium and 247 in the main...

Lilium celebrates successful flight tests of world’s first electric VTOL jet

Lilium Jet, the first zero-emission electric plane capable of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), has completed a series of rigorous flight tests in the skies above Germany. The two-seater prototype executed a range of complex maneuvers, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. Lilium is now developing a larger, five-seater version of the Jet,...

Thirteenth Austrian Embraer OE-LWE Took Off on Maiden Flight

Austrian operates largest Embraer 195 fleet in Europe and second largest worldwide  Embraer Jets fly to more than 60 airports in Europe  Yesterday evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 375 from Vienna to Amsterdam. The Embraer featuring the registration number OE-LWE is the thirteenth aircraft of this type in the Austrian fleet. As a result, t...