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ALSIM stronger in Poland thanks to the sale of an ALSIM AL250 simulator to GoldWings Flight Academy

ALSIM is thrilled to announce the sale of an AL250 to GoldWings Flight Academy based in Warsaw and Krakow, Poland. The AL250 simulator addresses initial phase training needs (PPL, CPL, IR/ME) and is SEP/MEP re-configurable simulator certified as an EASA FNPT II. In addition, it offers both classic and glass cockpit instrumentation for each flight model at the simple flick of a switch. This devi...

Has the pandemic changed the business lounge experience?

As the travel industry slowly recovers after more than a year-and-a-half-long stagnation due to a worldwide pandemic, Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics, operator of two business lounges at Copenhagen airport, and a family member of one the largest aerospace service groups Avia Solutions Group, shares how airport business lounges...

Rolls-Royce delivers 100th Pearl 15 to Bombardier

Rolls-Royce has delivered the 100th Pearl 15 engine to its customer Bombardier in Montreal, Canada. The engine, developed and built in Dahlewitz near Berlin, Germany, is the first member of the successful Pearl engine family and the exclusive option for Bombardier’s latest business jets, the Global 5500 and Global 6500. The engine was custom-designed for these aircraft, which have th...

airBaltic took delivery of its 28th Airbus A220-300

On August 15, 2021, Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 28th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABB, in Riga.This is the third out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2021. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds...

First DA50 RG delivered to the UK

Gemstone Aviation, Diamond Aircraft distributor for UK, has recently received their brand-new DA50 RG demonstrator. “Gemstone Aviation showed the new Diamond DA50 RG at the Private Flyer event at Leeds East Airport Friday 6 August. This was the first public showing of the DA50 RG in the UK, and we are delighted to say that it attracted a large number of potential customers,” said He...

First hybrid electric aircraft in Scotland - Ampaire

Ampaire celebrated the first hybrid electric flights in Scotland, crossing the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) on the Orkney Isles to regional airport Wick John O’Groats Airport (WIC) in the north of mainland Scotland.  This milestone marks the first set of demonstration flights in the UK. The trials, the first to operate on a viable regional airline route, are...

airBaltic first to implement Sustainable Flight Approaches at Riga Airport

As of August 12th, airBaltic became first to fly the new Required Navigation Performance with Authorization Required (RNP AR) high-precision flight approaches at Riga Airport with the company’s modern Airbus A220-300 aircraft fleet. These procedures enable more efficient arrival routes and contribute to saving fuel, further cutting CO2and noise emissions. Pauls Cāl...

Avfuel and Embraer collaborate to bring Neste MY SAF to MLB Airport

Avfuel Corporation and Embraer announced their recent collaboration to bring Neste MY Sustainable Aviation FuelTM (SAF) to Melbourne Orlando International Airport. The agreement comes as Embraer announces its commitment on climate action, such as achieving carbon neutral operations by 2040 and supporting the aviation industry´s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, both of whi...

JetBlue shakes up transatlantic market between New York and London

JetBlue  announced it has officially entered the transatlantic market with new, nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR). The first customer-carrying JetBlue flight between the U.S. and the U.K. touched down at Heathrow just before 10 o’clock this morning, local time. The highly anticipated milestone – a...

SIRIO achieves renewal of IS-BAO Stage 3 registration

Sirio S.p.A announced it has successfully achieved renewal of the Stage 3 registration for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO™), which it now holds continuously since 2015. The International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations, developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its member associations, is a recommended voluntary co...

Siemens and SITA team up to deliver next-generation airport experience at new Kansas City airport terminal

Siemens and SITA are providing the Kansas City Aviation Department with future-proof, scalable technologies for the Kansas City International (MCI) Airport’s New Terminal project, dubbed Build KCI. The new 1 million sq ft, 39-gate terminal will include a variety of building automation, fire and life safety systems, and security systems from Siemens as well as IT networks and next-generati...

Embraer Eve and Kenya Airways partner on the future of Urban Air Mobility

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding  with Kenya Airways PLC, the flag carrier of Kenya, through its fully owned subsidiary Fahari Aviation. This collaboration aims to develop operational models for the wide-accessibility of Urban Air Mobility to support Fahari Aviation’s key markets. In addition, this partnership will establish the co-creation...