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Gulfstream G700 makes Catarina Aviation Show debut

Gulfstream Aerospace newly in-service Gulfstream G700 is making its Catarina Aviation Show debut. The G700, joined by the award-winning Gulfstream G600 and super-midsize Gulfstream G280, will be on display June 13-15 at São Paulo Catarina International Executive Airport in Brazil. The G700 features the most spacious cabin in business aviation and provides better performance than originally a...

XTI Aerospace files new U.S. patent application for TriFan 600 VTOL aircraft

XTI Aircraft Company submitted a patent application (non-provisional) with the U.S. Patent and Trade Office and filed notice with the 157 countries participating in the Patent Cooperation Treaty for innovations related to the TriFan 600, XTI Aircraft's fixed-wing VTOL aircraft currently in development. The new patent applications and the previously-granted China patent rela...

Saudi Arabia groundbreaking Air taxi trial set to transform Hajj travel for pilgrims

Saudi Arabia has successfully conducted its first air taxi trial in Mecca, setting the stage for deployment in the coming years and transforming Hajj transportation for pilgrims. Led by the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistics Services, the Ministry of Hajj, the Ministry of Interior, and Front End Limited Company, the trial...

Nautilus Aviation Bell 407GXi helicopters reach 3,000 successful flight hours

The Bell 407GXi fleet under Nautilus Aviation, one of Australia’s premier helicopter operators with more than 25 years of flying experience, has now clocked 3,000 successful flight hours. In March 2022, Nautilus Aviation placed an order for five new Bell 407GXis to support tourism charter and utility flights in Northern Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef region. Delivery was completed in...

COCESNA and Thales signed two contracts to modernize its AMHS and AIM systems and navigation aids infrastructure

Thales signed two contracts with COCESNA, the Central American Corporation for Air Navigation Services, to modernize their Aeronautical Message Handling System, Aeronautical Information Management system, and navigation aids  infrastructure. This renewal of trust reflects COCESNA's confidence in Thales' capabilities for enhancing critical aviation systems in six Central American count...

Thrive Aviation achieves ARGU/US Platinum Elite safety rating

Thrive Aviation lands another great achievement by accomplishing a successful ARG/US Platinum renewal audit, expanding the safety rating to ARG/US Platinum Elite. Platinum Elite is the highest tier of safety certifications awarded by ARGUS International and the best in class in the safety industry. To achieve a Platinum Elite rating, an operator must pass rigorous safety and procedural standards....

airBaltic continues growth and recruitment - more than 120 job positions open

airBaltic announces its ongoing recruitment, reflecting the company's commitment to growth, with more than 120 positions in total throughout various departments, including Cabin Crew, Pilots, Technicians, and others. Currently, airBaltic offers 60 available positions for Cabin Crew – 40 in Riga and 20 in Tallinn. Furthermore, airBaltic is hiring First Office...

easyJet announces largest new routes release with 60 new routes for winter 2024

easyJet announced its largest release of new routes with 60 new routes now available to book including 33 routes launching from 11 UK airports, with flights taking off for the first time from this winter. The release includes a new winter service to Tromso in Norway for the very first time with departures from London Gatwick, Bristol and Manchester, as well as a year-round service from London Gatw...

Tamarack expands authorized dealer network with Global Aviation Tech in Wichita, Kansas

Tamarack Aerospace Group added Global Aviation Tech as its Authorized Dealer. Initially a service center, GATECH and Tamarack have strengthened their partnership to provide high-quality, low-downtime installations of the Tamarack Active Winglets in Wichita, Kansas. GATECH is now the exclusive, authorized installer of Tamarack Active Winglets in the state, offering the upgrade in und...

Safran opens new LEAP engine maintenance workshop at Brussels Airport

Safran Aircraft Engine Services Brussels opened a new MRO workshop for LEAP engines in the Brussels airport zone. Safran Aircraft Engines has invested €24 million in the construction of the 8,500-square-meter workshop, which will round out its global MRO network and support the ramp-up of LEAP services activities. The majority of aircraft in the new-generation A320neo and B737 MAX single...

Industry collaboration to advance fast-growing aerospace sector in Aotearoa

Airways International and Tāwhaki Joint Venture are working together to help drive the New Zealand aerospace sector forward in a collaboration agreement announced today. Both Airways International and Tāwhaki are focused on supporting sector growth in a way that enables the safe integration of new and existing aerospace technologies in the airspace system. Their agreement identifies key target are...

MTU Maintenance Canada completes 1,500th shop visit

MTU Maintenance Canada has completed the 1,500th shop visit of its operational history, marking the occasion with the redelivery of a V2500-A5 engine operated by Spirit Airlines. Founded in 1998 MRO location on the outskirts of Vancouver has had a varied portfolio of commercial legacy engines as well as their military variations. International Aero Engines’ V2500, in particular, ha...