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Leonardo and Sloane Helicopters partnership sees stronger presence in UK and Irish VIP helicopter markets

Sloane Helicopters has ordered a GrandNew light twin A GrandNew and an AW169 aircraft ordered by two private customers at Sloane Six new and second hand helicopters sold in the last 12 months in UK and Ireland through the partnership between Leonardo and Sloane Helicopters Leonardo maintain...

Proven Operational Capability Positions Dassault Falcon 8X for Successful Sales Run

Dassault Aviation’s new Falcon 8X is off to a solid start in its quest to establish a new benchmark at the top of the large cabin business jet sector.  The company’s new flagship entered service last October and today, the ultra-long range jet is flying in virtually all major bus...

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Airbus Corporate Jets and Pagani announce Infinito cabin

Airbus Corporate Jets and the Italian hypercar Atelier Pagani Automobili are announcing a new cabin design for the ACJ319neo, called Infinito, at the EBACE show. A key feature of the Infinito cabin is its sky ceiling, which can bring a live view of the sky above the aircraft into the cabin – or display other images. This creates even more of a feeling of airiness and space, truly liv...

Airbus Helicopters breaks ground on first helicopter assembly line in China

Airbus Helicopters is moving forward with the expansion of its global footprint and its strategic partnership with China, as construction is now underway for its H135 Final Assembly Line (FAL) – the first of its kind not only for Airbus Helicopters, but also for the Western helicopter industry in China. The FAL will be located in Qingdao, Shandong Province, eastern China, and constructio...

Waves Technologies selects Cessna Grand Caravan EX to launch new UK-based air taxi service

Textron Aviation announced during the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) it has secured an order from Waves Technologies Ltd for a Cessna Grand Caravan EX utility turboprop. The aircraft is expected to deliver in the coming months and will support the launch of Waves’ new on-demand, user-driven air taxi service for the U.K. Channel Islands....

Marenco Swisshelicopter announces first participation at Heli UK Expo

Marenco Swisshelicopter AG is pleased to announce its first participation at Heli UK Expo. The Expo is a three day event taking place from 1st to 3rd June 2017 at Wycombe Air Park, where the country's greatest concentration of private pilots living in the South East of the country is located. It is th e UK's only fly-in helicopter event and provides unique experiences to visitors including...

EBACE2017 Showcases Energy and Strength of Business Aviation in Europe

As the final day of the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2017) wrapped up, organizers said the show was one of the most successful in recent memory, reinforcing its reputation as the industry’s most important event in Europe. EBACE is jointly hosted by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBA...

Piaggio Aerospace and Riviera Airport unveils plans to create a new strategic centre

At the opening day of EBACE 2017, Riviera Airport - historical airport with a strategic position in Villanova d’Albenga (Liguria region) and co-exhibiting with Piaggio Aerospace -unveils plans to create a strategic and exclusive centre of general & business aviation in the Northern Mediterranean.   The project consists of the creation of a new runway, the offer of new infrastructure...

Bombardier and Rockwell Collins unveil Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics upgrade for Challenger 604 aircraft

Only turn-key integrated avionics upgrade for Challenger 604 aircraft complies with  aviation regulatory mandates* and updates display technology Upgrade includes latest advanced technology and offers a modernized flight experience through three 14.1-inch adaptive flight displays, Synthetic Vision system and available industry-leading Multiscan™ Weather Radar Bombard...

M600 European Demo Tour a Huge Success

Piper Aircraft announced that the M600 demo tour, which began 6 weeks ago following Aero Friedrichshafen, has far exceeded the team's expectations.  The aircraft has proven its reliability and efficiency while completing 55 demo flights and nearly 100 hours.  The market's reaction has been nothing short of amazing, since the aircraft's European debut at Aero Friedrichshafen;...

Paula Kraft to open professional flight attendant training institute

Paula Kraft, an icon in the business aviation inflight catering industry with her Tastefully Yours catering base in Atlanta, GA, has been recommended as a subject matter expert by NBAA to the board of International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers (IS-BAH)  for a three-year term. IS-BAH follows the long-established format and structure of the International Standard for Business Airc...

Emperor Aviation expands fleet with a new Bombardier Global 6000

Aircraft management company Emperor Aviation, which is a part of Aim of Emperor multi-diversified group of companies, takes delivery of a new ultra long-range business jet Bombardier Global 6000. Emperor Aviation experts have monitored all stages of jet production and delivery on Bombardier’s facilities in Canada and in the USA for over the year. The announcement was made during ЕВАСЕ&n...

Women in Corporate Aviation Awards New TAG Aviation Training Scholarship

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA-intl.org) awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker. As the scholarship winner, Walker will receive a week's training at TAG Global Training in the UK and will earn her EASA Cabin Crew Attestation.  Debbie Elliott, Manager TAG Global Training said: "I am...

Airbus Launches ACH – Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has launched Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH), its high-end, bespoke brand, at EBACE 2017. The brand, which will be identified by the ACH logo, will build on the company’s leadership in the Private and Business Aviation market, offering a unique level of quality finish, craftsmanship and bespoke service matching the most demanding requirements. ACH provides an exclusi...

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Women in Corporate Aviation Awards New TAG Aviation Training Scholarship

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA-intl.org) awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker. As the scholarship...

Airbus Launches ACH – Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters has launched Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH), its high-end, bespoke brand, at EBACE 2017. The brand, which will be identified by the ACH logo, will build on the company’s l...

Piper M600 Achieves EASA Certification

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced that it has been awarded approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its top-of-the-line, single-engine turboprop, the M600. "This is the f...

TAG Aviation Receives Renewed Wyvern Wingman Status Today at EBACE 2017

TAG Aviation has today reaffirmed its unwavering commitment to safety with renewed accreditation to the Wyvern Wingman program for its operations in Switzerland as part of an award ceremony at EBACE t...

TAG Aviation’s TFMS Becomes UK’s First Rolls-Royce Business Aviation Authorised Service Centre

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS) has been approved to become the first UK-based Rolls-Royce Authorised Service Centre to support BR710 engines installed on Bombardier Globa...

Jetex delivers FBO services at 15 locations within wider edeis airport network in France

Under a co-branding agreement with French airport developer Edeis, Jetex Flight Support will provide FBO services and ground handling support across 15 locations within the Edeis Airports network in F...

Cessna Citation Longitude crosses the pond for European debut

Textron Aviation is displaying its new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude for the first time in Europe at this week’s 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE). The...

Bombardier Challenger 350 Joins TAG Aviation Charter Fleet

Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today the addition of a new Challenger 350 aircraft to TAG Aviation Europe’s growing charter fleet. With its outstanding performance and continental range,...

AMAC wins a new completion project : An Airbus ACJ320neo for Acropolis Aviation

AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that a completion contract for a VVIP completion of an Airbus ACJ320neo has been awarded by Acropolis Aviation, to AMAC’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland...

Lufthansa Technik starts ETSO certification for its Induction Cooking Platform

Lufthansa Technik starts the ETSO (European Technical Standard Order) process for their Induction Cooking Platform. The entire series of numerous and complex tests starts in August, 2017, bringing the...

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Women in Corporate Aviation Awards New TAG Aviation Training Scholarship

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA-intl.org) awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker. As the scholarship...

TAG Aviation’s TFMS Becomes UK’s First Rolls-Royce Business Aviation Authorised Service Centre

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS) has been approved to become the first UK-based Rolls-Royce Authorised Service Centre to support BR710 engines installed on Bombardier Globa...

Aim of Emperor: business aviation in Russia climbs to a cruise flight level

For the first 5 months of 2017 year the Russian charter business aviation market has increased by 7% and will continue to grow in the summer of this year. The data is provided by the Aim of Emperor gr...

Stratos 714 completes first phase of flight testing

Stratos Aircraft has completed the first flight test phase of its Stratos 714 single-engine personal jet. In logging 52 hours and 33 flights, the Stratos 714 was flown at weights up to 8,300 pounds...

ExecuJet and Luxaviation Group celebrate strength of international FBO network

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group (EBACE booth number T70), is celebrating a series of successful initiatives across its 25-strong FBO network over the past 12 months. Ettore Poggi, who was a...

Airbus Helicopters breaks ground on first helicopter assembly line in China

Airbus Helicopters is moving forward with the expansion of its global footprint and its strategic partnership with China, as construction is now underway for its H135 Final Assembly Line (FAL) –...

Marenco Swisshelicopter announces first participation at Heli UK Expo

Marenco Swisshelicopter AG is pleased to announce its first participation at Heli UK Expo. The Expo is a three day event taking place from 1st to 3rd June 2017 at Wycombe Air Park, where the country&#...