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Jet Aviation extends line maintenance services to FBO in Zurich

Jet Aviation announced it is now offering a line maintenance service through its new hangar facility in Zurich. The facility is authorized to perform line maintenance on a range of business aircraft, including Gulfstream series, with immediate effect. Situated at Jet Aviation’s Zurich North...

FAA certified Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 begins deliveries

Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 has achieved Federal Aviation Administration type certification and delivered the first customer aircraft to a longtime Citation operator in the Midwest. The Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 is the latest model of the Citation 560XL midsize business jet series, which began...


Embraer and Eve evaluate autonomous flight technologies in real flights over Rio de Janeiro

Embraer concluded a series of experimental flights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, focused on evaluating new autonomous system technologies in real flight conditions. The goal is to enable safe autonomous operation in complex urban environments. The aerial data collection and real-time evaluation of these technologies in urban scenarios used regular piloted helicopters as part of the Embraer Auton...

ZeroAvia kicks off US 19-seat aircraft testing and demonstration program

ZeroAvia has received its second twin-engine 19-seat Dornier 228 aircraft at its headquarters in Hollister, California. The new U.S. initiative will take the system developed in the UK HyFlyer II project and integrate it into the same type of aircraft. It will serve as the basis for testing new components and integrations as well as a testbed for working with the FAA ahead of t...

Tecnam P-MENTOR two-seater IFR was the star at 2022 Pilot Expo in Berlin

After the unprecedented record of sales of 85 sales signed during the Friedrichshafen Airshow, Tecnam order book receives new orders at Pilot Expo Berlin. Professional Aviation, an Italian ATO based in Ozzano (LIKO), Bologna, signed a Letter of Intention for four (4) P-Mentors and two (2) P2006T, the innovativeI FR two-seater which is Part23 Certified and the famous IFR Part 23 Certified...

The Caribbean is the world region that is most depending on air transportation

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert  The Caribbean is treated like a stepchild. One could call a small sub-continent. Most, if not all international organizations are making a serious mistake by talking about ‘Latin America and the Caribbean’ combined.  Which is unwise. Latin America are all independent countries with a significant population and land mass. The Caribbean is an arch...

Tecnam got unprecedented record of sales at AERO 2022 Friedrichshafen

Tecnam closed AERO 22 with 85 sales in its orderbook signed during the German Airshow. More orders, generated during the show, will closed soon. Aircraft sold will be delivered in many markets worldwide. The P-MENTOR, the IFR two-seater which made its first appearance this year, was one of the best sellers in terms on numbers, followed by the P2010 Tdi, also in the super luxury “Gran Luss...

Air Mobility Initiative lays the foundations for electric air transport of the future

To advance the development of regional and Urban Air Mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities and organizations are joining forces to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The members of the Air Mobility Initiative include Munich Airport International, Airbus, City of Ingolstadt, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Flugsicherung, Diehl Aerospace, Dr...

How to make the most of a business jet stopover at LSGG during EBACE 2022

During EBACE 2022, our business aviation solutions and services will enable participants to make the most of their aircraft stopover. Our Geneva Airpark team, strengthened by the addition of new experienced professionals, is waiting to welcome its customers before, during and after EBACE. How can Geneva Airpark help make the most of a business jet stopover at Geneva Airport during EBACE 2022?...

TMAP joins Joby and SKT in partnership to bring air taxi service to South Korea

Joby Aviation confirmed that TMAP, South Korea largest mobility platform, will join Joby’s partnership with SK Telecom to bring aerial ridesharing services to Korea. As Korea largest mobility platform, TMAP holds an unprecedented amount of transportation and mapping data gathered over the last 20 years. This data will inform the partners’ design of optimal air taxi route...

The first platform worldwide to offer electric flights to its users - Wingly

This is a revolutionary milestone. As of now, flights aboard 100% electric aircraft are bookable in the United Kingdom via the Wingly platform. It's open to any Wingly user who wants to experience a 30 minutes fully electric flight on the Pipistrel Velis Electro Aircraft. Starting from the Damyns Hall Aerodrome users will receive a full briefing and an introduction to the a...

Qantas confirms Project Sunrise aircraft order of future Airbus fleet for non-stop flights to Australia

Qantas Group has confirmed that it will order 12 A350-1000s, 20 A220s and 20 A321XLRs. The news was announced at a ceremony in Sydney attended by Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer and Head of Airbus International, Christian Scherer. The A350-1000 was selected by Qantas following an evaluation known as Project Sunrise and will enable the carrier to operate the world...

What makes CARIBAVIA a different kind of conference?

As we are slowly approaching the event date June 14-16, we asked the conference chairman/coordinator Cdr. Bud Slabbaert to tell us how and what make the conference different: “When I organized my first Meetup conference years ago in London, I received a comment that it was not a conference but rather an un-conference. I considered that to be a potential compliment and further developed it...

Platoon Aviation took delivery of fourth Pilatus PC-24

The ceremonial handover of the fourth Super Versatile Jet to Platoon Aviation, the German charter operator, took place at AERO Friedrichshafen, Germany’s leading show for general aviation. The versatile PC-24 stands out for many reasons, not least of which is its unique paint scheme. The ceremonial handover of the keys to the brand-new PC-24 serial number 266 took place in the presence of...

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More than one in three people in the world experience anxiety about flying

It is believed that between 33 % and 40 % of all people experience some form of anxiety related to flying. Most of them feel anxious during the flight and leading up to it, but can manage th...

Norwegian launches scheduled flights from Riga to Trondheim, Norway

As of Wednesday, 1 June, the Norwegian airline will start regular flights up to three times a week on the route Riga – Trondheim. Flights are planned throughout the summer season, prov...

ATR accelerates Performance Based Navigation globally

ATR continues to drive the implementation of Performance Based Navigation (PBN) and the use of on-board and satellite technology around the world to provide flight safety and operational benefits...

New Academy College Learning Institute course certifies charter flight coordinators

Academy College Learning Institute launched the Charter Flight Coordinator Course — a two-week, 40-hour intensive online course designed for members of the charter industry, speci...

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines announce order for five 777 Freighters

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines today announced further expansion of its all-Boeing freighter fleet with an order for five 777 Freighters. The order is currently unidentified on Boeing's o...

Daher highlights its vision for a more sustainable future of aviation

Daher research, development and production activities that will contribute to an increasingly sustainable aviation industry were outlined by the company during EBACE 2022.  Chief Executive O...

Top Gun: Maverick F-14a Tomcat Decommissioned by MotoArt

What do you do when you find yourself with an F-14A Tomcat? This is the situation in which MotoArt found themselves earlier this year, when they located an F-14, one that had survived destruction...

Thompson launches next generation VantageXL

Following the huge continuing success of the VantageXL platform, Thompson Aero Seating launches a new and enhanced 2022 design VantageXL. With impressive personal living space, a fully flat horiz...

DC Aviation is the new sponsor of DTM Team, SSR Performance

DC Aviation is new sponsor of the Munich DTM team, SSR Performance. During the 2022 DTM season, the DC Aviation logo will adorn the green and black Porsche 911 GT3 R of racecar driver Dennis Olse...

Continued expansion - Luxaviation adds Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft to its charter fleet

EBACE2022 was the perfect place to make an announcement - Luxaviation adds of the Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft, the first of the most recent model in Europe, to better serve our clients.The C...

Embraer Energia initiative engages climate tech disrupters on sustainable flight

Embraer has completed its first ‘Start-Up Day’ aimed at encouraging start-up organisations and new entrants with the most innovative technologies, to join its Energia sustainable flight in...

Flying Colours Corp. sees resurgence in regional jet conversions as new customer signs for corporate shuttle

Flying Colours Corp.confirmed the signing of an agreement for a CRJ 200* regional airliner conversion. The new client, a charter operator customer, anticipates using the aircraft to satisfy risin...

AURA AERO and AELIS join forces to act on the decarbonization of aviation

Both convinced of the climate emergency and the need to act, AURA AERO and AELIS announce their long-term collaboration on ERA, AURA AERO’s hybrid-electric regional aircraft. AELIS will pro...

Jet Aviation signs completion contract for Boeing Business Jet MAX 9

Jet Aviation has signed a completion contract for a BBJ MAX 9. This follows the signing of two BBJ MAX 8 aircraft earlier this year. The aircraft is for an undisclosed VVIP customer and is schedu...

World fastest L-band inflight connectivity service for business aviation - SwiftJet

Inmarsat and Honeywell are setting a new benchmark in satellite communications with the launch of SwiftJet, their latest inflight connectivity service for the business aviation industry. It will...

DRONAMICS partners with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, today announced it is partnering with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme for its remote pilots and engi...

Jetstar unveils new livery for its Airbus NEO fleet as delivery countdown for first aircraft begins

In celebration of its 18th birthday today, Jetstar has unveiled the new livery for its world-class fleet of Airbus NEOs as the airline prepares to embark on a new era of flying. The first of...

Zero Time Since Overhaul - Pratt & Whitney Canada launches a P&WCSMART flat-rate exchange for PW615F-A engines powering Cessna Mustang jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada has officially expanded the portfolio of its popular P&WCSMART™ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions with the launch of a new offering for it...

Pratt & Whitney Canada launches carbon offset service to general aviation customers by signing up JetFly

Pratt & Whitney Canada announced that European fractional owner JetFly has signed up its entire fleet of PT6A and PT6 E-Series™ engine-powered Pilatus aircraft that are enrolled in the Eagle...

Ready for kick-off - Falcon 6X round-the-globe proving campaign

Before any important information from manufacturer - we had the pleasure to discover Falcon6X today in Geneva at EBACE2022. Even knowing it is quite subjective... This is an amazing plane, a result of...

Special charter flights from Dubai to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar - DC Aviation Al-Futtaim

With just under six months to go before kick-off to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has announced it is offering special charter flights from Dubai to fans to head to Doha and support...

VoltAero brings its Cassio electric-parallel hybrid aircraft to the Netherlands for sustainable aviation demo flights with the country Power Up initiative

VoltAero Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft is to perform demonstration flights across selected routes in the Netherlands beginning June 13 to promote highly sustainable regional aviation throughout...

Another complex Bombardier Global Express refit project completed by FAI Technik

Nuremberg, Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group and subsidiary of German special mission operator, FAI rent-a-jet has completed another outstanding Bombardier Globa...

UAS adds flexible global flight planning platform PPS to technology offering

Global trip support and aviation technology solutions provider, UAS International Trip Support has teamed up with global provider of advanced aviation software and ADS-B network, AIR SU...

Leonardo VIP/corporate helicopter fleet set to grow in Europe with new orders announced at EBACE 2022

Leonardo leadership in the VIP/corporate multiengine helicopter market continues to grow with new orders announced at EBACE 2022, including three AW109 GrandNew light twin, one AW109 Trekker and...