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SmartSky enterprise-grade ATG service wows participants at Global Aviation Technologies experience day

SmartSky Networks left no doubt it is the leader in air-to-ground connectivity at its July 29th experience day in Wichita, KS.  Demonstration flights using its patented beamforming technology wowed participants with multi-gigabyte per hour data transfer across more than 10 devices on each...

Bell announced the delivery of 400th Bell 505

Bell Textron announced the 400th Bell 505 delivery to European customer Al Barratt, co-founder of Grenade and owner of Cotswold Aviation, both based in the United Kingdom. Joined by the Bell leadership team, Mr. Barratt received the customized Bell 505 at a deliver...

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GlobeAir adopts The Climate Jet Club Concept

The Climate Jet Club and GlobeAir are launching an innovative Jet Card Program. With private jet charters rising in demand across the globe and especially in Europe, Austrian-based operator of Cessna Citation Mustang business jets GlobeAir has decided to adopt the Climate Jet Card Concept to its Jet Card offering. GlobeAir is the leading European air taxi service and, as such, caters mainly t...

Centreline achieves Envoy IV Full Service Capability

Centreline, a Pula Aviation Services company based in Bristol, announced delivery of Full Service Capability on the Falcon 900LX – known in RAF service as the Envoy IV aircraft. Centreline is under contract to operate the Envoy IV for the MoD and provide a military air transportation capability. Initial Operating Capability was achieved on 1 June with introduction to service of one...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim - increase in enquiries for private jets to Doha ahead of 2022 FIFA World Cup

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has seen a surge in requests for private jets to Doha as football fever kicks in ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. To accommodate the huge volume of requests and to make travel more convenient, DCAF will make available aircraft ranging from the very light and affordable 4-seater Cessna Citation Mustang to the light jet 8-seater Pilatus PC-12, the midsi...

JETMS Completions receives FAA approval for Embraer 505 seat maintenance and modification

JETMS Completions has received the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Embraer 505 Phenom 300 maintenance and modification. JETMS Completions now holds capabilities for all three supplement type certificates from FAA, EASA and the UK Civil Aviation Agency. The newly approved seat modifications for Phenom 300 include headrest, backrest, seat base foam and cover replaceme...

Busy summer - Luxaviation surpasses 1,000 charter enquiries per day

Summer period is a hyper busy time for Luxaviation - more than 1,000 enquiries to its charter office, based in the UK on several days in July 2022 from new and current clients. In June and July 2022, Luxaviation has been inundated with private charter requests to popular summer destinations including islands around the Mediterranean, mainland Greece, Portugal and Spain. In June and July,...

Successful landing for DC Aviation Munich - interview with Michael Kuhn

When it comes to choose your business partner, service provider, what are most important things impacting the choice? Passion for quality – this is the very first description that comes to mind regarding Germany’s leading business aviation company .  A company with over 20 years of history and experience, today, DC Aviation offers a broadly diversified portfolio ranging...

Clay Lacy Completes 10th Garmin G1000 NXi Upgrade on Embraer Phenom

Clay Lacy Aviation provides comprehensive maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, including full-suite avionics installations, system upgrades and modifications. The company recently completed its 10th installation of the Garmin G1000® NXi avionics suite at their FAA Part 145 Repair Station at Van Nuys Airport (KVNY), where Clay Lacy is an authorized Garmin dealer and has operated an...

DRONAMICS joins UK first medical drone distribution network

DRONAMICS is to take part in the CAELUS project - a consortium of partners set to revolutionise the way in which healthcare services are delivered in Scotland. CAELUS is a consortium led by AGS Airports that will develop and trial the UK’s first national distribution network using drones to transport essential medicines, blood, organs, and other medical supplies throughout Scotland....

Honda Aircraft Company expands customer service capability as fleet grows

Honda Aircraft Company is adding four new full-service Authorized Service Centers in the United States and global regions, expanding the HondaJet service network to 21 locations worldwide.  The new service centers will further strengthen the customer support capabilities for the growing HondaJet fleet, now comprised of more than 219 aircraft in operation, which recently surpass...

Dual HUD certified on Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X

FAA and EASA approved the use of Dassault advanced dual head-up display known as FalconEye, on the company’s Falcon 8X very long range trijet, adding to the aircraft’s industry-leading low visibility operations capability. The dual HUD configuration will ultimately permit an EFVS-to-land capability in near zero-zero conditions, pending new EASA regulations.   Dassault...

Freedom II successfully receives certification for All-VIP B757-200, setting the aircraft ready for charter

ACC Aviation announced the all-VIP Boeing B757-200 is ready to commence charter work, newly certified by the Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority and on the Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) of Freedom II. ACC Aviation is the aircraft’s dedicated sales and marketing agent, providing direct access to this VIP 62-seater for ad hoc and charter programs. The B757 is one o...

Grand Opening - DC Aviation new spacious 6,400 m2 Hangar at Munich/Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

DC Aviation presented its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport in a ceremonial atmosphere last Wednesday. At an exclusive reception, approximately 130 invited guests were able to visit the 400-square-meter VIP lounge with its state-of-the-art conference room and spacious crew area. A special highlight was a half-hour flight over the region aboard the Zeppelin NT, the most advanced and largest...

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Busy summer - Luxaviation surpasses 1,000 charter enquiries per day

Summer period is a hyper busy time for Luxaviation - more than 1,000 enquiries to its charter office, based in the UK on several days in July 2022 from new and current clients. In June and J...

Successful landing for DC Aviation Munich - interview with Michael Kuhn

When it comes to choose your business partner, service provider, what are most important things impacting the choice? Passion for quality – this is the very first description that comes to...

Dual HUD certified on Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X

FAA and EASA approved the use of Dassault advanced dual head-up display known as FalconEye, on the company’s Falcon 8X very long range trijet, adding to the aircraft’s industry-leadin...

Grand Opening - DC Aviation new spacious 6,400 m2 Hangar at Munich/Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

DC Aviation presented its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport in a ceremonial atmosphere last Wednesday. At an exclusive reception, approximately 130 invited guests were able to visit the 400-squar...

Catching up with The Registry of Aruba - last years challenges, actualities and vision of the future

Sometimes transcription of meetings and discussions takes time. I think it's mainly due to the enthusiasm of all industry players to be able to meet in "real", after years of v...

Legendary utility aircraft now becomes the ultimate getaway vehicle - Daher unveils the Kodiak 900

The Kodiak 900 made its world debut at AirVenture Oshkosh today with Daher’s introduction of this larger, faster version of the robust and rugged Kodiak 100 – filling out the company&rsquo...

DC Aviation Munich - landing at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport successfully completed

The day has come, once reached Oberpfaffenhofen Airport and found brand new DC Aviation facility, I was very much looking forward the official opening. First impression – spacious, classy,...

EH216 completes demo flight tour in 4 Japanese cities

EHang  EH216 AAV has successfully completed a demo flight tour across 4 cities in Japan in July and expanded its footprint for the first time into the Kansai region, Kyushu region and Shikoku reg...

St. Barth Commuter - reception of 6th aircraft in the fleet - Cessna Grand Caravan

When we left after CARIBAVIA2022, we knew the company is getting ready for a special trip – reception of the 6th aircraft. Thanks to Bertrand MAGRAS, the Managing Partner, we have deta...

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AMAC Aerospace - busy July - Pre-Purchase Inspection, AOG support and re-deliveries

A privately-owned Boeing B737 came to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection (‘PPI’). A 144-month check, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directi...

SmartSky enterprise-grade ATG service wows participants at Global Aviation Technologies experience day

SmartSky Networks left no doubt it is the leader in air-to-ground connectivity at its July 29th experience day in Wichita, KS.  Demonstration flights using its patented beamforming technolog...

Successful landing for DC Aviation Munich - interview with Michael Kuhn

When it comes to choose your business partner, service provider, what are most important things impacting the choice? Passion for quality – this is the very first description that comes to...

Centreline achieves Envoy IV Full Service Capability

Centreline, a Pula Aviation Services company based in Bristol, announced delivery of Full Service Capability on the Falcon 900LX – known in RAF service as the Envoy IV aircraft. Centre...

GlobeAir adopts The Climate Jet Club Concept

The Climate Jet Club and GlobeAir are launching an innovative Jet Card Program. With private jet charters rising in demand across the globe and especially in Europe, Austrian-based operator of Ce...

Bell announced the delivery of 400th Bell 505

Bell Textron announced the 400th Bell 505 delivery to European customer Al Barratt, co-founder of Grenade and owner of Cotswold Aviation, both based in the United Kingdom. Joined b...

JETMS Completions receives FAA approval for Embraer 505 seat maintenance and modification

JETMS Completions has received the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval for the Embraer 505 Phenom 300 maintenance and modification. JETMS Completions now holds capabilities for all thre...