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Swiss Flight Services have introduced the P2012 Special Mission Sentinel

At the end of AERO 22 Tecnam delivered the first P2012 Special Mission Sentinel to Swiss Flight Services, one of the major aerial survey operators in Europe. The Sentinel, based on the proven P2012 Traveller aircraft series, provides higher class payload, wide range of sensors, and cabin f...

To accelerate adoption of hydrogen in aviation easyJet partners with GKN Aerospace

easyJet is working with GKN Aerospace to work toward reducing carbon emissions in aviation through the adoption of zero carbon emission technologies. easyJet will support the development of GKN Aerospace’s Hydrogen Combustion (H2JET) and Hydrogen Fuel Cell (H2GEAR) technology, i...


Continued global expansion with new Cirrus Aircraft European locations

At AERO Friedrichshafen Cirrus Aircraft announced its continued global expansion with investment in two new European locations to meet increasing customer demand. The company will open a European regional operations office in Rotterdam, Netherlands, scheduled to launch in June 2022, in addition to the recently announced aircraft sales presence based in Valenciennes, France. “Cirrus Aircra...

New partnership to develop urban air mobility in Italy - Airbus and ITA Airways

Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility in Italy. Two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. The agreement foresees a joint approach toward local mobility stakeholders in order to onboard additional partners for the safe and sustainable...

ExecuJet MRO Services nears completion of major Dubai business aviation facility

ExecuJet MRO Services is nearing completion of a new business aviation MRO centre able to house 18-24 business jets at one time. The facility was intentionally sized to handle the very largest business jets, including the Falcon 6X and 10X, as well as other large jets from other OEM’s.  Management expects to open the facility in the third quarter.  “The large hangar doors...

Start with great optimism - AERO 2022

Before the official opening of the 30th international aviation trade show AERO, the show’s highlights were presented. In General Aviation, the development of quiet and environmentally friendly electric and hybrid-electric aircraft is progressing ever more rapidly. With a comprehensive range of products and services, AERO will be held from April 27 to 30, 2022, with 633 exhibitors from 34 cou...

Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 seat took flight on Etihad Airways brand new A350 aircraft

The Recaro Aircraft Seating CL3710 entered into service on March 31, 2022, when Etihad Airways new A350-1000 aircraft took its maiden flight. Ideal for long-haul routes, the Recaro CL3710 economy class seat won a 2019 Crystal Cabin Award for its extensive comfort enhancements. The bestselling seat sets itself apart from competitors in regard to comfort and design.  “Choosing Rec...

World-first hub for flying taxis, Air-One, opens in Coventry, UK, heralding a new age of zero-emission transport

Urban-Air Port, the UK-based developer of ground infrastructure for air taxis and autonomous delivery drones, opens “Air-One”, a world-first demonstration of a fully-operational hub for electric vertical take-off and landing (eVvehicles – such as air taxis – and autonomous cargo drones, heralding a new age of zero-emission, low-congestion urban transport. Urban-Air...

Hartzell AERO Friedrichshafen presence focuses on petroleum and ePowered flight

Hartzell Propeller will feature the latest iterations of props for petroleum, electric and hydrogen propelled aircraft at AERO Friedrichshafen to be held April 27-30 in Germany. Hartzell’s contingent of propeller specialists, including sales, engineering and executives will be at Exhibit Hall A3-116. “We have active General Aviation propeller technology initiatives underway in every...

New Bombardier era in Wichita begins

Bombardier footprint in Wichita includes an expanding service centre that supports Bombardier’s entire family of Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets. The site also continues to operate one of the world’s leading flight test centres that performs testing and certification of aircraft upgrades on all new Bombardier aircraft programs, including the o...

A milestone on the path to net-zero aviation emissions - Ampaire powers up hybrid electric Eco Caravan

Ampaire earlier this month began ground testing the propulsion system on its first hybrid-electric Cessna Grand Caravan flight test aircraft, which the company has branded the Eco Caravan. This aircraft represents a milestone for hybrid electric aviation, building on the technology and heritage of Ampaire’s Electric EEL aircraft.  In light of record fuel prices and growing concern over...

Diamondo Earthrounding successfully completes Globe Circling Mission in Time for World Earth Day

Diamondo Earthrounding completed its globe circling mission arriving back at Zurich Airport in time for World Earth Day. The goal of the mission, that was comprised of 111 days enroute, 75 destinations in 35 countries on 5 continents, was to link initiatives accelerating sustainable aviation around the world. Tamarack was one of 16 key sustainable initiatives highlighted by the Earthrounding pilot...

Southern Airways expands its fleet with 2 TECNAM P2012 Travellers

Southern Airways signed an agreement for a purchasing of their first two P2012 Travellers in the passenger transportation commuter configuration with the intention of adding up to four more aircraft within 12 – 18 months. Comfortably accommodating nine passengers with one or two crew, the Traveller is a new-generation, twin-engine, turbocharged piston-powered, high-wing, fixed-landing-g...

Eve and Thales partnered to develop eVTOL aircraft

Eve UAM and Thales have teamed up to support the development of Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft in Brazil. The strategic partnership involves a series of joint studies over a twelve-month period, which started in January 2022, on the technical, economical and adaptable feasibility of a 100% electrically powered aircraft. Thales will also contribute with i...

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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...