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Melbourne Airport plans for the future with technology transformation partner SITA

Melbourne Airport announced that it has chosen to extend its contract with leading technology partner SITA for flexible and passenger-friendly technology to ready the airport for forecast passenger growth. The technology is part of the airport’s multi-billion dollar pipeline of investment that will see it welcome almost 70 million passengers annually by 2038. The passenger-friendly technolog...

Preventing Illegal Trade In Endangered Wildlife - Qatar Airways

If you put together two definitions - aviation and illegal wildlife trade - you have to think a couple of seconds about connection between them. People loving documentary, and TV series, will tell you pretty fast regarding airport customs dealing with IWT a lot.  Qatar Airways becomes world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildl...

Wheels Up strategic acquisition of Travel Management Company

Every industry is demanding. Business aviation is especially demanding: you have to analyse market tendences, demand, changes... To respond to increasing demand from members for high-quality light jets Wheels Up had to act. So an acquisition is announced, adding complementary aircraft to bolster Light Jet Offering and Charter Marketplace. Wheels Up announced the acquisition of Travel...

Sapphire Pegasus Awards honoring the elite of business aviation

The esteemed Sapphire Pegasus Awards are a unique series of international Aviation awards given to honor outstanding performances, efforts, and inputs by individuals, teams and aviation businesses that have distinguished themselves in the industry. Nominees in fifteen categories proofed outstanding development and achievements over the past. Luxaviation, PrivateFly, Jetex and all other winners...

Welcome TAG Aviation New Director of Flight Operations

Please, a warm welcome - Mr Pete Beilby just appointed as TAG Aviation Director of Flight Operations for the UK and Malta! Congratulations! Mr Beilby first reaction:  “I am thrilled to have beenappointed to the position of Director of Flight Operations for TAG (UK) Ltd and Malta and most of all I am excited to be moving into such a dynamic sector of aviation....

To provide bizav industry with better value propositions - SmartFly

New faces in business aviation industry, new companies. Here is the one, launching today with a promise to deliver better value propositions through aggregated buying power and a global network reach. SmartFly, a new global procurement agency for the business aviation industry. Some comments from SmartFly Managing Director, João Casimiro: “There has be...

Blazing new trails in aviation: MTU Aero Engines at 2019 Paris Air Show

“Answering tomorrow’s challenges” is more than just a trade fair motto for MTU Aero Engines. These words reflect the company’s commitment to finding solutions to tackle the challenges the aviation industry will be facing down the road. At this year’s International Paris Air Show (June 17 to 23), Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will present truly pioneering...

A high-tech composite facility in Croatia by FACC

An important step in globalization of FACC, an investment of 30 million euros and as the result - a new production facility in Croatia.  Production in Croatia to begin in 2021! The plans for the set-up of the new facility were announced today in the presence of Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia and Darko Horvat, Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and...

First of two new helicopters for tourism operator Nautilus

This weekend became special for the new jewel on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef - the delivery of two new H130 helicopters. Helicopters will be deployed by Far North Queensland tourism operator, Nautilus Aviation’s new partnership with the Quicksilver Group, based in Port Douglas.. From major tourist destinations to the busy airspace over cities, the singl...

Flying-V to make aviation more sustainable, a joined force - KLM and TU Delft

Sustainability in aviation, a topic discussed last times realy a lot. How and what needs to be done in order to ake aviation more sustainable. Manufacturers, aviation fuel supliers, airlines, everyone is looking for the best way to work on this important issue. Let us present you latest news regarding a new joined force - KLM and TU Delft A new cooperative agreement was signed between &...

10 years of bringing people together - flydubai

The Dubai-based carrier reaches a new milestone and celebrates carrying more than 70 million passengers since its start of operations in 2009. 10 years ago flydubai’s first flight took off from Dubai International bound for Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, on 01 June 2009, marking the beginning of a new chapter in the history of aviation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

Three major refurbishments and two Ka Band, firsts in Basel, by Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation’s maintenance and refurbishment teams in Basel recently delivered three extensive refurbishments on a Boeing 747 and two Gulfstream GIVs, all of which included Ka Band installations. In addition, the company successfully implemented and delivered its first Ka Band installations on Gulfstream G550 and G650 aircraft. To maximize downtime during heavy maintenance on the wid...