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Boosting Western US presence Elevate MRO, Elevate Jet, expand to Denver

Elevate MRO, a division of Elevate Aviation Group, announced the opening of new aircraft maintenance center at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Denver. This expansion includes increased staff and maintenance teams to support the existing client base and enhance aircraft maintenance service availability while supporting Elevate Jet's management, charter, and aircraft sale...

EBAA joins Dassault Aviation in legal action against EU Commission’s taxonomy delegated act

European Business Aviation Association announced its legal assistance to intervene, in support of Dassault Aviation’s legal challenge against the European Commission’s Delegated Act on EU Taxonomy. This action, lodged with the General Court of the European Union on 4 July 2024, highlights EBAA’s dedication to defending the interests of the Business Aviation sector against measure...

Gearing up for ACE’24 at London Biggin Hill Airport

The Air Charter Association in partnership with Business Air News, will be hosting the annual Air Charter Expo on Tuesday 10 September 2024 at London Biggin Hill Airport. With more than 100 exhibitors confirmed, ACE’24 is set to be the largest Air Charter Expo to date. There is a diverse selection of aircraft on static display including the all-new Dassault Falcon 6X - on display in the...

Gulfstream G700 marks 100 days certified demonstrating excellence and maturity

Gulfstream Aerospace marks 100 days since the all-new Gulfstream G700 received Federal Aviation Administration type certification and subsequently entered into service. Additional certifications, steadily increasing flight hours and deliveries around the world along with continued city-pair speed records demonstrate unparalleled program maturity for the G700. G700 has also earned EASA ty...

IADA Foundation opens business aviation scholarship applications

Applications are now open for IADA Foundation Business Aviation Scholarships. These scholarships were created by the International Aircraft Dealers Association to aid and inspire the next generation of business aviation professionals through educational opportunities, creating gateways for young people to flourish in the industry.  Johnny Foster, IADA Foundation Board Chair, and President...

Farnborough International Airshow: MTU Aero Engines shows off future technologies

“90 years and beyond – Passion for engines”: Under this motto, MTU Aero Engines will once again be exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow. During this anniversary year, the company will be demonstrating their world-renowned, innovative commercial and military propulsion technologies and what has made them successful over the past decades. The engine experts can...

BBGA responds to activists with its own narrative Launches Did you know? campaign

The perception of private aviation as all champagne and caviar is wrong.  Many of aircraft have such small cabins you can’t stand up in them, but they do connect city pairs which scheduled airlines do not.  Around 10% of business jets flying are air ambulances.  (One leading London Stansted FBO handled 85 medical repatriations last year).  We have King...

Designing the responsible air connectivity of tomorrow - ATR

Regional aviation plays vital role in global economic and social connectivity. Turboprop aircrft ensure accessibility to remote areas, facilitating the development of territories and enabling crucial services like healthcare and education to reach even the most isolated regions. However, as the world grapples with the press...

CDB Aviation leases three A320neo aircraft to Colorful Guizhou Airlines

CDB Aviation announced the delivery of the first of three Airbus A320neo aircraft to a new Chinese airline customer, Colorful Guizhou Airlines.The Guiyang-based carrier received the A320-251N aircraft during a delivery ceremony held in Tianjin, China, which coincided with the ninth anniversary of the airline’s establishment. The aircraft is configured with four business and 168 economy class...

Eve Air Mobility announced $94M new equity to support eVTOL development

Eve Air Mobility announced $94M in new equity financing from multiple investors. The funding, which includes the issuance of new shares of common stock and warrants, includes participation from a diverse group of global industrial companies that include Embraer, Nidec and additional financial investors. New funding strongly positions the company for future success and will support the continu...

Solving the time-cost dilemma of patient transportation - ERC-System eVTOL aircraft

ERC-System goal is quite clear: to create an eVTOL that is more cost-effective than a helicopter and faster than an ambulance.The company launched its Charlie aircraft during an event in Munich on July 3 2024. ERC-System eVTOL demonstrator captivated the audience with its design meticulously crafted specifically for medical applications. The company aims to expand patient care infra...

Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik takes over the Total Component Support for Air India entire Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-year agreement that the MRO provider and the airline signed this Thursday in Gurugram, India, encompasses services for a total of 27 aircraft. With this first contract, both companies are laying the foundations for long-term cooperation; Starting in July 2024, Air India receives Luft...