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NEW marketplace for air chartering

A new online marketplace for air charter market «VIPcharter.online» is introduced by the «ONLINE SERVICE» company. The service is intended for aviation professionals such as charter brokers and air operators and its primary function is the information exchange and communicati...

Pilatus Reports Successful Business Year 2016

With sales revenue of 821 million Swiss francs, performance in financial 2016 was better than expected. Operating earnings totalled 89 million Swiss francs after deduction of Research and Development investment of 101 million Swiss francs. 56 additional jobs were created across the Group as a whole....

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FAI completes seven million euro carbon neutral hangar development at Nuremberg Airport

FAI Asset Management GmbH, a member of the Nuremberg, Germany-headquartered FAI Aviation Group, has today completed a brand new 4800 m2 carbon neutral maintenance hangar, known as Hangar 8, at Albrecht Dürer Airport (NUE) in Nuremberg, Germany. The new hangar represents an investment of €7m and has created at least 10 new local engineering jobs, plus a number of other support positions....

China Southern Airlines orders 20 Airbus A350 XWBs

China Southern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900s, becoming the latest customer for the aircraft.  China Southern Airlines now operates one of the largest Airbus fleet in the world with more than 300 Airbus aircraft in service, comprising the A320 Family, the A330 Family and five A380s.  Tan Wangeng, President of China Southern Airlines said: &ldq...

New Avinor Oslo Airport officially open

The new Oslo Airport was officially opened, courtesy of Minister of Transport and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen. Norway’s main airport opened within budget and on time. The increased capacity is at approx. 32 million passengers annually. Representatives from the government, Norwegian aviation authorities and other specially invited guests were gathered today for the official ceremony...

Airbus Helicopters celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight

Airbus Helicopters celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight today during a conference at the museum of aviation in St Victoret, near the company headquarters. Fifty years after its maiden flight on 7 April 1967, the Gazelle is still being operated by nearly 100 customers in 34 countries and it is appreciated for its ease of maintenance and high reliability. Develo...

Piaggio Aerospace Avanti EVO at EBACE 2017

Piaggio Aerospace, a leading Italian aircraft manufacturer active in the business and defence & security sectors, today announced it will participate with its Avanti EVO in the 17th edition of EBACE, the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition staged in Geneva, Switzerland, at the Palaexpo and Geneva International Airport between 22nd and 24th May, 2017. EBACE is the largest...

Asiana Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Asiana Airlines of South Korea has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the 12th airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner.  Asiana’s A350-900 is configured with a three class layout with a total of 311 seats, comprising 28 in Business Smartium, convertible to fully flat beds, 36 in Economy Smartium and 247 in the main...

Lilium celebrates successful flight tests of world’s first electric VTOL jet

Lilium Jet, the first zero-emission electric plane capable of Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL), has completed a series of rigorous flight tests in the skies above Germany. The two-seater prototype executed a range of complex maneuvers, including its signature mid-air transition from hover mode to wing-borne forward flight. Lilium is now developing a larger, five-seater version of the Jet,...

AeroMobil, Unique Limited Edition Flying Car, Launched at Top Marques Show

AeroMobil, an advanced engineering company, has unveiled the new model of the AeroMobil Flying Car at Top Marques Monaco, the world’s most exclusive supercar show. This launch fulfils the company’s commitment to deliver a commercially available flying car in 2017 and be ready to take pre-orders for the limited first edition. The unveiling of the ground breaking AeroMobil underlines its...

H145 is best in class for hoist operations with increased engine power

Airbus has extended the flight envelope of the H145 by enhancing the helicopter’s OEI power. The acronym OEI stands for “One-engine-inoperative”, measuring the performance of an aircraft with only one engine remaining operative. With the increased power, the light-twin helicopter H145 can accommodate two additional technicians or can fly longer distances during a missio...

Airbus delivers first ever A321neo to Virgin America

Airbus has delivered the first-ever A321neo. The latest generation aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines was handed over to U.S. airline Virgin America, an all-Airbus operator, at a ceremony in Hamburg, Germany.  “After Virgin America having been the first customer signing for the A320neo back in December 2010, we are today delighted to deliver the first A321n...

Airbus Corporate Jets: Your world above the world

An advertising campaign highlighting the liberty of movement, relaxation and peacefulness available aboard Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) product line has made its debut at one of the world’s largest gatherings for art and artists. Unveiled at Artexpo New York 2017, the campaign – titled “Your world above the world” – comprises three scenes – Freedom, Harmon...

Vision Systems exhibits second-generation electronically dimmable window and latest smart interactive window

EBACE, 22-24 MAY 2017, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND BOOTH Y118 Vision Systems, through its recently created division Smart Lite devoted to the design, production and sales of new dimmable solutions, will present the second-generation Electronically Dimmable Window, Nuance V2, and the latest version of its smart interactive window, Acti-Vision Window, adapted to business aviation. The other exhibited...

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NEW marketplace for air chartering

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SWISS: Two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule to be abolished

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is to abolish its present two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule, with effect from 1 May. The action follows an extensive safety and security review which has concluded...

Air Partner delivers strong full-year profits and good strategic progress

Air Partner plc (Air Partner or Group), the global aviation services group, today reports results for the year ended 31 January 2017.   January 2017...

RUAG streamlines TPE331 engine shop

Brand new workstations – organised according to lean management principles – together with new processes, ensure that Honeywell TPE331 engine customers benefit from faster turnaround times...

Rolls-Royce Wins $300M Order From Lion Group

Rolls-Royce has won a $300m order from Lion Group for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power three new Airbus A330 aircraft, supported by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®....

Piaggio Aerospace Avanti EVO at EBACE 2017

Piaggio Aerospace, a leading Italian aircraft manufacturer active in the business and defence & security sectors, today announced it will participate with its Avanti EVO in the 17th edition of EBA...

Airbus Engineering boosts innovation,relaunches Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge in Wichita

Airbus Americas Engineering officially opened its new Engineering Center on the Wichita State University (WSU) Innovation Campus. In a ceremony attended by the approximately 300 Airbus employees who w...

Airbus Helicopters celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight

Airbus Helicopters celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Gazelle’s maiden flight today during a conference at the museum of aviation in St Victoret, near the company headquarters. Fifty year...

Magnetic MRO To Open 2 New Outstations

Magnetic MRO, Estonia-headquartered Total Technical Care Partner, is proud to announce its 2 new Line Maintenance outstations. As a part of its market expansion strategy, the company expanded...

Flight Calibration Services Ltd buys fourth DA62

At AERO Friedrichshafen 2017 Diamond Aircraft and Flight Calibration Services Ltd (FCSL), a UK based flight inspection service provider and flight inspection system manufacturer, signed a firm order f...

Pilatus Reports Successful Business Year 2016

With sales revenue of 821 million Swiss francs, performance in financial 2016 was better than expected. Operating earnings totalled 89 million Swiss francs after deduction of Research and Development...

airBaltic Launches Riga – Kazan

The Latvian airline airBaltic on April 26, 2017 launched a new route between Riga and Kazan in Russia. The new route offers a convenient travel options for travellers from the Baltics and Russia, as w...

Satair Group and VAS Aero Services enter into a new Strategic Cooperation

Satair Group, an Airbus wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into a new strategic services agreement with VAS Aero Services, a global leader in aviation logistics and aftermarket services, t...

Cargolux Group flies profitably through volatile 2016

Cargolux Airlines has proved its qualities once more in the extremely volatile environment of the international air cargo industry. In a year dominated for the major part by worryingly low yields, fie...

Jambojet Selects Q400 for Fleet Renewal and Expansion

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order,...

Second Boeing T-X Aircraft Takes Flight

Boeing and partner Saab have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft, which is identical to the first and designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force advanc...

WOW air takes delivery of its first A320neo

WOW air the low-fare airline based in Iceland has taken delivery of its first A320neo on lease from  Air Lease Corporation. WOW air is an all Airbus operator with 12 aircraft in its fleet to date...

New Avinor Oslo Airport officially open

The new Oslo Airport was officially opened, courtesy of Minister of Transport and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen. Norway’s main airport opened within budget and on time. The increased capaci...

China Southern Airlines orders 20 Airbus A350 XWBs

China Southern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900s, becoming the latest customer for the aircraft.  China Southern Airlines now operates one of the largest Ai...

United Airlines to offer passengers up to $10,000 to surrender seats after dragging incident

United Airlines said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of the carrier’s efforts to repair the damage from the...

Lufthansa Technik presents "AVIATAR"

At MRO Americas 2017 Lufthansa Technik is presenting AVIATAR, the initial product of its newly created division Digital Fleet Solutions for the first time. AVIATAR is an innovative and holistic pla...

FAI completes seven million euro carbon neutral hangar development at Nuremberg Airport

FAI Asset Management GmbH, a member of the Nuremberg, Germany-headquartered FAI Aviation Group, has today completed a brand new 4800 m2 carbon neutral maintenance hangar, known as Hangar 8, at Albrech...

Embraer Enters Innovation Partnership with Uber Elevate Network

Embraer announced an agreement with Uber to explore the concept of an ecosystem—dubbed Uber Elevate Network—that will allow the potential development and deployment of small electric...

Deer Jet launches Hong Kong-Tahiti "Dream Journey"

Deer Jet announced the launching of bespoke journeys on board the customized BBJ 787 VVIP Dream Jet, operated by BAS Guernsey Limited. The maiden journey will take VVIP guests across the South...

World's First Charter Flights on CS300 launched

The Latvian airline airBaltic and Tez Tour Latvija have jointly launched the world's first charter flights with Bombardier CS300 aircraft. For the summer season, charter flights will connect Riga...