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Certified pre-owned aircraft program by Bombardier is offering even more options to customers

Bombardier launched the Bombardier Certified Pre-owned aircraft program, offering customers a premium class of pre-owned products. Each available aircraft is meticulously selected, inspected and updated to adhere to Bombardier's highest quality and safety standards. For buyers seeking a “like-new” experience, every Bombardier Certified Pre-owned aircraft is backed by...

Extensive list of new features for the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet

Based on customer feedback from over 50,000 hours of fleet operations, Pilatus has incorporated numerous new features into Super Versatile Jets which come off the production line from this year onward. As it is Pilatus‘ core philosophy to continuously improve and provide support over the life of the aircraft, many of these new features can be retrofitted in earlier serial number PC-24s. S...

Hartzell & RAF agreement highlights recreational flying at EAA 2021

Hartzell Propeller agreement with the Recreational Aviation Foundation, that provides special $1,000 discounts on all new Hartzell backcountry propellers sold to RAF members, will be featured at EAA AirVenture 2021. RAF is a national organization headquartered in Bozeman, Mont. and dedicated to preserving, improving and creating airstrips for recreational access. “Highlighting this e...

Dassault Falcon 6X test program - now three aircraft

A third Falcon 6Xrecently took flight and joined Dassault Aviation’s flight test campaign, moving the new long-range extra widebody twin a step closer to anticipated certification in 2022.​ Falcon 6X s/n 003 is fitted with a full interior and will be used for cabin design validation. The aircraft completed a two-hour maiden flight from Dassault’s Bordeaux-Mérignac final...

New Pipistrel Virus SW will be used for the Military University of Technology research

The Military University of Technology (MUT, orig.: Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna im. Jarosława Dąbrowskiego) in Warsaw, Poland ordered a brand new Pipistrel aircraft, which will be used for the university research. The handover of the aircraft to the Military University of Technology took place on June 18, 2021 at the airport in Milewo. It was attended, among others, by dean of the Faculty of Ci...

MTU expands its MRO network with a new site in Serbia

MTU Aero Engines AG started construction work on its new repair facility for MTU Maintenance Serbia. The commencement took place in the presence of Aleksandar Vučić, President of Serbia, and Thomas Jarzombek, Aerospace Coordinator of the German government. The ceremony was also attended by Germany's ambassador to Serbia, Thomas Schieb, and representatives from local authorities. MTU is Germ...

Riga Airport offers a wide range of destinations for safe travels during the summer season

As the coverage of vaccination increases and restrictions placed on travel due to Covid-19 decrease, Riga Airport offers to the passengers from the Baltic States a wide network of routes with more than 95 destinations for the summer season. This summer, flights from Riga are planned by a total of 12 airlines offering regular passenger flights, and two carriers providing charter flights. Alongsi...

To accelerate progress towards net zero - Shell and Rolls-Royce sign agreement

Shell and Rolls-Royce today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero emissions. The long-term agreement builds on more than a century of cooperation between the two companies, and embodies a shared perspective that collaboration across the aviation value chain is necessary for the decarbonisati...

Final G550 commercial delivery was made

Gulfstream has delivered the final commercial Gulfstream G550 to an international customer, further increasing the worldwide fleet of more than 600 G550s already in service. The delivery took place June 30. “For nearly two decades, the G550 has been exceeding customer expectations,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “The G550 set a new standard for performance...

airBaltic adds more destinations for this summer

airBaltic is offering more and more destinations for this summer. Here are latest additions - flights from Riga to two Norwegian cities – Trondheim and Bergen. airBaltic now connects cities with two weekly flights.  On July 2, 2021 airBaltic launched new summer seasonal flights between Riga and the Italian city of Pisa and on July 3 airBaltic started&n...

Germany signs on for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft

The German Ministry of Defense signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing (NYSE:BA) P-8A Poseidon aircraft under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. With this order, Germany becomes the eighth customer of the multimission maritime surveillance aircraft, joining the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Norway, Korea and New Zealand....

SKY express fleet modernisation with ATR 72-600

ATR and Greek airline SKY express announced the delivery of an ATR 72-600 aircraft. This deal represents a new country of operations for the ATR 72-600 which is currently flying in over 50 countries around the world. With a fleet of 10 ATR -500 series aircraft, the airline has opted to continue its long relationship with ATR for its fleet modernisation project. When the ATR 72-600 enters into...