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JetClass launches private jet flights from just 290 euros

JetClass, a ground-breaking, non-subscription travel service that gives travellers the unique ability to book seats on private jets, has released a new schedule which offers seats from as little as 290 euros. In September alone, JetClass introduced seven additional European destinations, connecting...

Happy Design Studio and Air Livery complete a new livery design for a Boeing Business Jet.

This is the first collaboration for designer Didier Wolff of Happy Design Studio and the paint specialist Air Livery. As a missing piece to Happy Design Studio’s portfolio of aircraft livery designs, the new BBJ has just been completed at the Air Livery paint facilities in Norwich, Englan...

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140,000 sq. ft. Biggin Hill Airport development set for completion by Christmas

London Biggin Hill Airport is announcing that work on its 60,000 sq. ft hangar, 10,000 sq. ft office block and 70,000 sq. ft additional ramp space is on track for completion in time for Christmas,with spaces in the development now available to rent ahead of the December opening. At a combined area of 140,000 sq. ft, the major build at London Biggin Hill Airport includes a new hangar, business a...

Sentinel-5P successfully launched to monitor world’s pollution

The Airbus built, pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has been successfully launched on a Rockot from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia at 09.27 GMT on 13.10.17. Sentinel-5 Precursor is part of the global monitoring programme “Copernicus”, a joint European Commission–European Space Agency undertaking which aims to acquire continuous and accurate Earth observati...

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

First prototype equipped with a cabin interior and with a configuration closer to the serial definition  The third H160 prototype (PT3) performed its maiden flight at the company’s headquarters this afternoon. PT3, with its cabin interior configuration similar to that of a serial aircraft, will contribute to certification activities and flight testing to ensure the aircraft’s l...

Bombardier Launches Smart Training Program for More Accessible Learning

For a fixed monthly payment, the Smart Training program provides technicians unlimited attendance to available technical training courses Bombardier offers aircraft operators a package of core and specialty technical training courses led by instructors with real-world experience Through comprehensive and personalized training solutions, Bombardier provides world-class and effective instruct...

Sepang Aircraft Engineering becomes a fully owned Airbus subsidiary

Boosting growth strategy of Services by Airbus in Asia Pacific Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE), an MRO centre based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, partially owned by Airbus since 2011, has become a fully owned Airbus subsidiary, following the acquisition by Airbus of its remaining shares.  With this acquisition, SAE becomes an integral part of the Airbus Customer Services network and is s...

TAG Aviation’s Le Bourget Maintenance Service Centre wins Bombardier ASF Line Maintenance Excellence Award 2017

TAG Aviation’s Maintenance Services Centre at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France, has received the Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award for Line Maintenance for the third consecutive year. The Bombardier ASF Excellence Awards are presented annually to Bombardier Business Aircraft ASFs that deliver the best performance across a set of key criteria which include q...

Dassault Highlights Service Center Expansion, New Spares Facility

Dassault Aviation is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its global customer service network including new and expanded spare parts facilities and additional service centers, intended to further enhance the quality and timeliness of Falcon aftermarket support. This month, Dassault starts work on a vast new spares facility north of Paris, strategically positioned between Charles de Gaulle and...

Airbus-built full electric EUTELSAT 172B satellite reaches geostationary orbit in record time

New telecommunications satellite has completed the first electric orbit raising for a high capacity satellite in just four months after its launch in June, a world first The EUTELSAT 172B spacecraft, built by Airbus for Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, has now reached geostationary orbit, breaking the record for the fastest satellite electric orbit raising (EOR)....

Dassault business aviation customers offered additional data plans for Inmarsat’s Jet ConneX global Wi-Fi service

Expansion of popular programme allows Dassault Aviation customers to use their existing radomes to connect to Jet ConneX Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced today that additional data plans are now available for its Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi solution on Dassault business jets. The expanded offering gives Dassault customers five tiere...

TAG Aviation Asia Granted San Marino AOC

TAG Aviation San Marino, a subsidiary of TAG Aviation Asia, has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of San Marino (SM-CAA). TAG Asia is the first aviation company in Asia to receive an AOC from San Marino and has already opened a dedicated office and sourced its launch aircraft which is a Gulfstream 650ER. Receiving the San Marino AOC...

Boeing Business Jets Continues to Lead Ultra-Large Business Jet Market

Boeing Business Jets announced at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition it booked 14 new orders in the last year. The orders include one 737, four BBJs, three BBJ MAXs, one BBJ 787-8, two BBJ 777-300ERs and three BBJ 747-8s.   “It has been a really strong year for us at Boeing Business Jets,” said Greg Laxton, Head of Boeing Business Jets. “Our...

Airbus Corporate Jets wins new ACJ319neo order

Builds on best cabin flying even farther Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) has won a new A319neo[1] order, from an Asian customer that is trading up from a traditional business jet, highlighting the market appeal of the aircraft family’s proven cabin and improved intercontinental range.  The order means that new and existing customers have now placed a total of nine orders – three...

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Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

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JetClass launches private jet flights from just 290 euros

JetClass, a ground-breaking, non-subscription travel service that gives travellers the unique ability to book seats on private jets, has released a new schedule which offers seats from as little as 29...

Middle East carriers’ fleet size to more than double by 2036

Middle East passenger traffic to grow 5.9% annually until 2036 Middle East’s fleet demand valued at US$600 billion The fleet size of operators in the Middle East is forecast to more than d...

Acropolis Aviation endorsed once again with Wyvern Wingman status at NBAA

Acropolis Aviation, the UK’s VVIP charter operator, based at Farnborough Airport, UK had cause for celebration today when its prestigious Wyvern Wingman accreditation was formally renewed, coinc...

140,000 sq. ft. Biggin Hill Airport development set for completion by Christmas

London Biggin Hill Airport is announcing that work on its 60,000 sq. ft hangar, 10,000 sq. ft office block and 70,000 sq. ft additional ramp space is on track for completion in time for Christmas,with...

Contract for the purchase of parts of Air Berlin Group signed

Lufthansa Group acquires NIKI and Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter Purchase is subject to approval by the competition authorities Purchasing price of approximately 210 million euros agreed on...

Cessna Citation Latitude popularity soars, reaches 100th delivery milestone

Textron Aviation announced at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that it is in the process of delivering the 100th Cessna Citatio...

Etihad Airways launches loungewear competition with Emirati fashion designers

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Airways launched a competition earlier this week to engage four young Emirati fashion designers to create new onboard loungewear.  With local des...

Mikhail Vasilenko topped the rating of top-managers of transport companies

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German Haitec and SuperJet International sign agreement for maintenance support on the SSJ100

HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance Gmbh (HTC) and SuperJet International (SJI) signed a Service Agreement for first-class line and base maintenance on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. This new c...

Third H160 prototype joins the flight test campaign

First prototype equipped with a cabin interior and with a configuration closer to the serial definition  The third H160 prototype (PT3) performed its maiden flight at the company’s headq...

Dassault Highlights Service Center Expansion, New Spares Facility

Dassault Aviation is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its global customer service network including new and expanded spare parts facilities and additional service centers, intended to further en...

Sentinel-5P successfully launched to monitor world’s pollution

The Airbus built, pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor has been successfully launched on a Rockot from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia at 09.27 GMT on 13.10.17. Sentinel-5 Precurso...

Boeing Business Jets Continues to Lead Ultra-Large Business Jet Market

Boeing Business Jets announced at the National Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition it booked 14 new orders in the last year. The orders include one 737, four BBJs, three BBJ MAXs, one...

TAG Aviation Asia Granted San Marino AOC

TAG Aviation San Marino, a subsidiary of TAG Aviation Asia, has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of San Marino (SM-CAA). TAG Asia is the f...

Happy Design Studio and Air Livery complete a new livery design for a Boeing Business Jet.

This is the first collaboration for designer Didier Wolff of Happy Design Studio and the paint specialist Air Livery. As a missing piece to Happy Design Studio’s portfolio of aircraft liver...

Jet Aviation gains CAAC ratings for ACJ series, BBJ series and Gulfstream aircraft

Jet Aviation has extended its capabilities in Singapore with recent approvals received from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) series, the Boeing...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Inaugurates Newly Expanded Interior Facility in Tucson

Dedicated to setting new standards in customer care, Bombardier’s service network delivers the highest quality service by the industry’s best-trained technicians New purposefully desi...

Inmarsat certified for Jet ConneX inflight Wi-Fi installations on Gulfstream G550 aircraft

Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, announced that its Jet ConneX business aviation inflight Wi-Fi service has received a Supplement Type Certificat...

Gulfstream exceeds G500 and G600 planned performance

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its long-range Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 offer even better performance than originally promised. During rigorous flight testi...