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HY4 passenger aircraft sets new world record, flying above 7,000 ft for the first time

H2FLY announced that its demonstrator aircraft, the HY4, set what is believed to be a new world record last week for hydrogen-powered passenger aircraft, flying at an altitude of 7,230 feet and confirming the company's position as one of the leading companies in this new sector. The ne...

Expanded Gulfstream interior outfitting operations accommodate growing demand - first Dallas outfitted G600

Gulfstream Aerospace delivered the first Gulfstream G600 to be outfitted at its Dallas, Texas, facility. In response to growing demand, Gulfstream expanded completions operations to the Dallas facility in June 2021 to enhance interior outfitting capabilities for customers. “We a...


Textron completed acquisition of Pipistrel

Textron has closed its acquisition of PIPISTREL d.o.o., PIPISTREL VERTICAL SOLUTIONS d.o.o. and PIPISTREL ITALIA S.R.L., known collectively as Pipistrel, an award-winning pioneer and global leader in electrically powered aircraft. Pipistrel’s Velis Electro is the world’s first, and currently only, electric aircraft to receive full type-certification from the European Union Aviation...

Air France launched AIR FRANCE ACT - new CO2 emissions reduction strategy

As part of its contribution to meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit global warming to below +2°C, the aviation industry must step up its environmental transition. For this reason, Air France is launching an “Air France ACT” programme setting out the airline’s new CO2 emissions reduction strategy. This strategy is based on 3 priorities:&nb...

On the way to climate-neutral flying: a project to further develop hydrogen fuel cell technology

The climate-neutral aviation of tomorrow needs CO2-free propulsion technologies. For regional aircraft, hydrogen-electric propulsion systems with hydrogen fuel cell technology offer a promising option. This technology is now receiving a strong boost from the "328H2-FC" project. Led by the German Aerospace Center ((Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) in cooperation with H...

Eviation signs deal with Cape Air for 75 all-electric Alice commuter aircraft

Eviation Aircraft and Massachusetts-based Cape Air, one of the largest commuter airlines in the United States, have announced a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the purchase of 75 all-electric Alice commuter aircraft. With this engagement, Cape Air aims to set up an unparalleled regional electric fleet, taking a pioneering step into the sustainable era of aviation. Eviation&#...

Top International Award for Excellence in Product Design goes to Bombardier Challenger 3500

Bombardier Challenger 3500 has been honoured with the distinction “Red Dot: Best of the Best” in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022. The prestigious Red Dot Award is one of the most sought-after international recognitions for design and innovation excellence.  The Red Dot: Best of the Best is awarded for ground-breaking design and is the highest award in the competition,...

Embraer’ E190-E2 TechShark tours Vietnam - key to enhance domestic & regional connectivity

The Embraer E190-E2 has concluded a three-day tour for representatives of Vietnam’s aviation community covering stops in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Côn Đảo, where the jet demonstrated its fuel-efficiency, minimal noise emissions and short runway performance. The E190-E2 is an immediate option to serve regional airports, including those with shortened and lighter runways currently...

Nature-inspired wing demonstrator completes wind-tunnel tests

Airbus has completed wind-tunnel testing of its eXtra Performance Wing demonstrator in its quest to quickly test and accelerate new technologies that will decarbonise the aviation industry. The eXtra Performance Wing project, launched last September, takes inspiration from nature to improve wing aerodynamics and performance that is intended to be compatible with any future aircraft configurat...

Shaping the future of IFR aviation training with the Tecnam P-Mentor

Welcome a new, revolutionary aircraft into the General Aviation arena – a model named P-Mentor by TECNAM . With the Type Certificate issued on April 7, 2022, the P-Mentor sees its official birth date. The aircraft will be showcased for a worldwide premiere at AERO Friedrichshafen at Tecnam Stand No. A4-319. “Mentor: an experienced and trusted person you rely on to give you advi...

Jet Aviation Design Studio shortlisted in Yacht & Aviation Awards 2022

Jet Aviation has been shortlisted in the Private Jet Concept category of the Design et Al Yacht & Aviation Awards 2022 with a brand-new design. The concept is inspired by a desire to bring a contemporary geometric aesthetic into a luxury and liveable space. It draws on current customer trends and integrates them into a creative, modern design which speaks to the passengers of to...

Prestige Aviation pre-orders 100 units of EHang EH216 AAVs

EHang has received a pre-order for 100 units of EH216 AAVs from Prestige Aviation, an Indonesian aviation company and a subsidiary of Prestige Corp., at the online contract signing ceremony during the Indonesia International Motor Show 2022 (“IIMS 2022”) on April 9, 2022. It’s the largest pre-order EHang has received so far for its passenger-grade AAVs in Asia. Prestige Aviation...

Pilatus ends 2021 financial year flying high

The 2021 financial year was extremely successful for Pilatus, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set. Sales of 1.3 billion Swiss francs, an operating result of 210 million and incoming orders worth 1.7 billion francs are a very good result. The Board of Directors also underwent a change and a reinforcement. Pilatus a...

BOC Aviation orders 80 A320neo family

Global aircraft operating lessor BOC Aviation has signed a firm order for 80 A320neo family aircraft comprising 10 A321XLR, 50 A321neo and 20 A320neo. The latest agreement takes BOC Aviation’s total direct orders with Airbus to 453 aircraft from the single aisle A320 Family to the A330 and A350 widebodies.  “We are proud to continue our long-standing relationship with Airb...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...