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Daher delivered third very fast TBM 940 to UNC Air Operations

Daher delivered a TBM 940 to UNC Air Operations – the flight department for the UNC Hospital and the University of North Carolina (UNC) – bringing this customer’s fleet to three of the TBM-family very fast turboprop aircraft. All three TBMs operate from the University of North Carolina’s flight department at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in Morrisville, North...

Flying Colours Corp Asia completes first cabin reconfiguration project

The Flying Colours Corp. Asia facility, based in Singapore, has completed its first cabin configuration change in a Bombardier Global demonstrating a sophisticated skill set that extends beyond traditional refurbishment. The project was completed at the Flying Colours Corp. PTE facility located within the Bombardier Singapore Service Centre at Seletar Airport before redelivery to the undisclosed p...

Liebherr-Aerospace puts a new machining center integrating a Liebherr robot into operation

Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS, Liebherr’s center of excellence for air management systems, has put into operation at its production site in Campsas (France), a new high capacity five-axis machining center featuring a state-of-the-art rotary pallet loading system. Liebherr-Verzahntechnik GmbH, Liebherr’s center of excellence for gear technology and automation systems, supplied the rob...

Wheels Up teams up with Porsche Cars North America

Wheels Up, the leading brand in private aviation, announced a new collaboration today with Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), offering Wheels Up Members and Porsche drivers access to the most sought-after transportation and lifestyle experiences. Two brands that are renowned in their space have joined together to create luxury lifestyle benefits both in the air and on the ground.  Wheels U...

Avfuel supplies Million Air BUR with SAF

To support companies and flight departments looking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Avfuel Corporation has collaborated with Million Air Burbank (KBUR)—an Avfuel-branded FBO—to provide its customers with a consistent supply of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM. Avfuel’s first truckload of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) arrived at the FBO on June 24, enabling Million Ai...

CAE and Volocopter to create the global air taxi pilot workforce of tomorrow

CAE and Volocopter announced the signing of a strategic partnership, subject to definitive agreement, to develop, certify, and deploy an innovative pilot training program for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) operations. A first in the industry, this eVTOL pilot training program will develop the pilot workforce of the future and ensure safe introduction of eVTOL operations gl...

Pula Aviation acquires a shareholding in Pambele Aviation

Pula Aviation Services Ltd has acquired a shareholding in Johannesburg, South Africa based Air Charter Company, Pambele Aviation. Pambele Aviation provides fully managed air charter services throughout southern Africa including Botswana, RSA, Mozambique and Namibia. In announcing the transaction, Pula Aviation’s Managing Director, Nick Brown explained: “The Pula Group owns a...

MC-21-310 flight-test aircraft with PD-14 engines to continue flight tests

June 7, 2021 MC-21-310 flight-test aircraft after being painted at “Spektr-Avia” arrived from Ulyanovsk in Zhukovsky.  The aircraft was operated by the crew of 1st class test pilot Vasily Sevastyanov, 1st class test pilot Andrey Voropayev, flight test engineer Anton Kuznetsov.  According to Vasily Sevastyanov, the aircraft equipped with new Russian PD-14 engines per...

Riga Airport joins Net Zero 2050 initiative

On Tuesday, 6 July 2021, Riga Airport joined the Airport Council International (ACI) Europe initiative Net Zero 2050 thereby acknowledging its dedication to achieve complete reduction of CO2 emissions in the emission sources under direct control of the Airport until 2050. After joining the Initiative, Riga Airport has undertaken to achieve that the company does not cause CO2 emissions in its ba...

Deutsche Post DHL Group record quarterly earnings and once again corona bonus for employees

All divisions achieved a significant jump in earnings All divisions significantly exceeded the previous year's results. Network capacity utilization was constantly high in the second quarter 2021. B2C shipment volumes remained ahead of last year in all networks, while the recovery in the B2B businesses continued to gain momentum. At the same time the tight capacity situation both in Ocean a...

TAG Aviation unveils new corporate website, updated branding system

Over 50 years of history and heritage - TAG Aviation, has unveiled a new corporate website as part of its brand update. The refresh is in response to the consolidation of the Europe and Asia entities in 2020 and a renewal of its corporate vision under new leadership. The visual identity for TAG Aviation has acquired an elevated look and feel for the unified company that is refreshin...

AIRSHOW 2021 will be proceeding as planned

The organisers of AIRSHOW 2021 share Australia’s disappointment that the 2021 Formula One Australian Grand Prix has been cancelled through COVID related issues. We know the dedication and effort required to stage a world class event, particularly in these challenging times, and we commiserate with the Grand Prix organising team. However, the COVID challenges of international driver and te...