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London Airports Set to Profit from Boom in Private Jet Travel

Several airports in the London area are looking to cash in as more travellers opt to fly privately. Figures released in a recent report show that there were almost 80,000 private jet departures from the UK in August and many of these flew out of London airports. The private jet charter industry h...

Jet Aviation gains EN9110 certification and other maintenance approvals in Dubai

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its maintenance facility in Dubai has been awarded EN9110 certification following an independent audit. The company has also gained EASA, FAA and GCCA approvals for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) family, as well as EASA approval for the Bombardier Global...

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Stratajet lands top five spot in Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50

Stratajet has been ranked amongst the UK's leading technology companies in the prestigious Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. Stratajet announced that it ranked fifth in the 2017 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50. The list, ranking the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK, is based on percentage revenue growth over the last four years. Stratajet grew 3,634% during this period.  ...

My Sky named the Company of the Year (Aviation) by The ACQ5 Global Awards 2017

My Sky’s CEO and Cofounder Kirill Kim recognized as the Gamechanger of the Year on the International list  My Sky, the Swiss company specialized in business aviation financial control since 2015, was recognized as the Company of the Year (Aviation) by ACQ5 Global Awards 2017, with its Cofounder and CEO Kirill Kim being named the Gamechanger of the Year, both award...

Jet MS approved by Nigerian authorities

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS), a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions for business and regional aviation, has recently announced being recognized by Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. From autumn 2017 and onwards, Jet MS has been officially approved to provide line and base maintenance services in Nigeria. According to the issued certificate, t...

TAG Aviation Asia wins AsBAA Icons of Aviation 'Best Management Company & Operator' Award

TAG Aviation Asia has once again been recognised by the Asian Business Aviation Community (AsBAA), receiving this year’s award for ‘Best Aircraft Management Company and Operator’ for the Greater Asia and Asia Pacific Region.  The AsBAA Icons of Aviation Awards, which are presented annually, were launched in 2015 and recognise outstanding achievement across 12 key categori...

Falcon Aviation expands its commitment to the H160

Falcon Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have signed a new MoU at the Dubai airshow expanding their commitment to the H160 adding three additional helicopters to the original Letter Of Intent (LOI) signed in May 2016. "We took the decision to increase our request following a flight demonstration where we got the opportunity to test the H160’s excellent passenger flight experience first...

Lufthansa Technik develops cabin concept for Airbus A330 MRTT

Experts from the Lufthansa Technik VIP & Special Mission Aircraft division have developed a cabin concept for the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport aircraft (MRTT). Four different configurations - "State", "Governor", "Rescue" and "Trooper" - as well as new usage possibilities can be realized. Lufthansa Technik has already gained a customer for the...

European Aviation Safety Agency grants Bell 505 Jet Ranger X certification

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced the certification of the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). “This is a significant milestone for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and I know our customers in Europe are thrilled to hear the news as well,” said Patrick Moulay executive vice president, commercial sales and marketing. “Our mission...

Falcon Aviation launches three month charter enticement at Dubai Airshow

Coinciding with the Dubai Airshow this week Falcon Aviation (Booth 1284) is offering a 5% discount on a selection of long haul charter flights if booked for travel from the end of November to the end of February.  The offer covers popular destinations such as Paris, London, Seychelles and Maldives. The company’s 13-seat Embraer Legacy 600 aircraft features three separate cabin zones...

Dassault to Showcase Falcon 8X, 900LX trijets at Dubai Air Show 2017

Ultra-Long Range Falcon 8X Marks First Year in Middle East Service Dassault Aviation will highlight its new ultra-long range Falcon 8X business jet at this year’s edition of the Dubai Air Show, which opens on November 12 at Dubai World Central. The exhibit will also feature a new modernized version of the super versatile Falcon 900LX long range trijet introduced in late 2016. The 6,...

VistaJet customers grow by 50% in the Middle East

The leader in global business aviation increases its offering to continue positive momentum in the region New Program hours doubled year over year New Program customers rose by 50% year over year Full flying service now available in and out of Saudi Arabia as expansion continues Results follow $150 million investment from Rhône Capital VistaJet, the first and only global avi...

AVINCO awarded exclusive mandate to remarket an Airbus A340-541

Avinco has been mandated by the owners of one Airbus A340-541 as exclusive remarketing agent. The aircraft powered by Rolls Royce Trent 553-61, has been manufactured in 2005 and was last operated by Emirates. It has a MTOW of 372T and the current cabin accommodates 12 First class, 42 business and 204 economy seats equipped with AVOD (Panasonic S3000i). The aircraft is...

Signum Aviation deploys Osprey Flight Solutions’ risk analysis

UK-based flight planning specialist Signum Aviation has become the latest company to install Osprey Flight Solutions’ risk analysis and management solution. The Osprey Flight Risk Assessment System provides operators, such as Signum Aviation, with the ability to instantaneously risk assess every single flight through their own flight planning tools. It provides auditable reports on flight...

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My Sky named the Company of the Year (Aviation) by The ACQ5 Global Awards 2017

My Sky’s CEO and Cofounder Kirill Kim recognized as the Gamechanger of the Year on the International list  My Sky, the Swiss company specialized in business aviation financial control si...

Falcon Aviation expands its commitment to the H160

Falcon Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have signed a new MoU at the Dubai airshow expanding their commitment to the H160 adding three additional helicopters to the original Letter Of Intent (LOI) sign...

Lufthansa Technik develops cabin concept for Airbus A330 MRTT

Experts from the Lufthansa Technik VIP & Special Mission Aircraft division have developed a cabin concept for the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport aircraft (MRTT). Four different configurat...

Dassault to Showcase Falcon 8X, 900LX trijets at Dubai Air Show 2017

Ultra-Long Range Falcon 8X Marks First Year in Middle East Service Dassault Aviation will highlight its new ultra-long range Falcon 8X business jet at this year’s edition of the Dubai Air Sho...

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Zetta Jet, a global leader in private international, business and luxury air travel, announced today that its existing lessor Scout Aviation II, LLC ("Scout Aviation") has committed to provi...

Jet MS approved by Nigerian authorities

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS), a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions for business and regional aviation, has recently announced being recognized by N...

Lufthansa Technik develops cabin concept for Airbus A330 MRTT

Experts from the Lufthansa Technik VIP & Special Mission Aircraft division have developed a cabin concept for the Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport aircraft (MRTT). Four different configurat...

Falcon Aviation expands its commitment to the H160

Falcon Aviation and Airbus Helicopters have signed a new MoU at the Dubai airshow expanding their commitment to the H160 adding three additional helicopters to the original Letter Of Intent (LOI) sign...

TAG Aviation Asia wins AsBAA Icons of Aviation 'Best Management Company & Operator' Award

TAG Aviation Asia has once again been recognised by the Asian Business Aviation Community (AsBAA), receiving this year’s award for ‘Best Aircraft Management Company and Operator’ for...

My Sky named the Company of the Year (Aviation) by The ACQ5 Global Awards 2017

My Sky’s CEO and Cofounder Kirill Kim recognized as the Gamechanger of the Year on the International list  My Sky, the Swiss company specialized in business aviation financial control si...

Jet Aviation gains EN9110 certification and other maintenance approvals in Dubai

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that its maintenance facility in Dubai has been awarded EN9110 certification following an independent audit. The company has also gained EASA, FAA and GCCA app...