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Air Culinaire Worldwide Completes Acquisition of Food4Jets

Air Culinaire Worldwide announced the acquisition of in-flight caterer Food4Jets, servicing the greater Phoenix area. The new location, situated in Scottsdale, Arizona, will be the global in-flight caterer’s 23rd owned-and-operated location. “Over the past 14 years, Food4Jets has...

Innovation Award For Setting New Safety Standards goes to Gulfstream G500

2019 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award for the advanced technology introduced received By Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for the high-performing Gulfstream G500. The Business Intelligence Group seeks out and rewards those with vision, creativity and persistence, all hallmarks found...


VistaJet Advances Business Aviation Flight Safety with Integration of Advanced Flight Risk Assessment System

Safety and security always at the core of all operations, now with real time data-led analysis. Osprey’s breakthrough Flight Risk Assessment system will integrate with VistaJet’s proprietary flight operations software The system will deliver instantaneous and intuitive risk assessments for every flight VistaJet is the first operator to receive the EBAA Diamond Safety of Fligh...

Challenger 650 addition to Meridian ever-growing fleet

The fleet of Meridian is ever-growing, here is the latest addition - 2018 Challenger 650 (N562RT) business jet. The aircraft is based in West Palm Beach, FL, and conveniently serves our South Florida and New York City-area customers. This heavy jet is impeccably maintained both inside and out, and contains the modern amenities that discerning passengers require when choosing a business a...

Recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships announced by NBAA

NBAA announced that the association’s Business Aviation Management Committee (BAMC) has selected six individuals as recipients of 2019 Leadership Conference Scholarships. Each scholarship includes a value equivalent to $2,000 to cover expenses associated with attendance at NBAA’s 2019 Leadership Conference, taking place Feb. 12-14 in Austin, TX. The Leadership Conference is des...

IADA Launches Sophisticated International Search Portal

The International Aircraft Dealers Association has launched a groundbreaking available aircraft search portal to make it much easier and quicker for buyers and sellers to make airplane deals. The new portal takes advantage of the strength of the organization, high quality of its brokers and the world-class aircraft they handle. "AircraftExchange.com is an exclusive...

Increased Warranty for All Piper M600 Aircraft

Piper Aircraft announced the warranty for all M600 aircraft will be increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours effective immediately.  Piper originally launched the M600 program with a five year / 1,000 hour warranty.  However, after three years of deliveries, nearly one-hundred aircraft in service and over 21,000 fleet hours, the data gathered...

Happy birthday - thirty years of business for Flying Colours Corp.

Flying Colours Corp. is celebrating thirty years of successful MRO and interiors operations. Launched as an aircraft painting business by current President, John Gillespie, the small start-up quickly developed into an aircraft sales business before evolving into a fully-fledged MRO and interiors business in 1989. Since inception the privately owned, family run company has grown the busines...

First to Receive Approval for Fully Autonomous Drone Flights in Europe is Skeyetech System by Azur Drones

This is an historic milestone for the civilian professional drone. For the first time, the Directorate-General for Civil Aviation (DGAC) which regulates drones uses in France, has approved a fully-automated drone with no pilot, paving the way to new applications  Azur Drones, European leader in surveillance UAVs, has just received the first and only DGAC approval for a fully...

TAG Aviation SA Geneva Wyvern Wingman Operator Status renewed

TAG Aviation SA has formally renewed its prestigious WYVERN Wingman certification after once again successfully passing the rigorous safety audit conducted by WYVERN. To achieve Wingman status operators must actively show their commitment to leading safety practices and maintain a strong safety culture. They must also provide consistently up-to-date accurate safety data in the WY...

Seventh Global Express joined FAI fleet

Seventh  FAI rent-a-jet AG Bombardier Global Express, MSN 9016, joined the company’s 26-strong fleet. Following a 240-month inspection, the Global Express will undergo a complete interior refurbishment at the company’s growing MRO division, FAI Technik in Nuremberg. Further planned upgrades include the installation of a new cabin management system, KA-Band Ultra-High Speed...

Super Bowl visitors had Textron Aviation MSUS support

 Textron Aviation Inc.  did station three of its Mobile Service Unit (MSU) vehicles in Atlanta, Georgia, during this year’s Super Bowl, bringing factory-direct service and support for Citation, King Air and Hawker customers flying to the event. The MSUs will be located at Peachtree Dekalb Airport (PDK), Fulton County Airport (FTY) and Cobb County Airport (RYY). Super B...

30 years old by now, Record-Setting Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference More Forward-Looking Than Ever

As the 30th edition of the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference (SDC2019) concluded, organizers said the event’s trademark upbeat vibe and forward-looking view were as much in evidence as ever.  2019 edition had the highest attendance count on record, with nearly 3,000 participants, representation from all 50 U.S. state...

BACA training day focuses on Best Practice

BACA – The Air Charter Association held another of its increasingly popular training sessions for members yesterday, focusing on best practice. In such a fast-moving and evolving industry BACA strives to ensure that brokers have the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the latest market trends and regulations, and to get together to share ideas and feedback.    This set...

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Global 7500 Business Jet Certified by European Aviation Safety Agency

Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe. “We&rsqu...

Innovation Award For Setting New Safety Standards goes to Gulfstream G500

2019 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award for the advanced technology introduced received By Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for the high-performing Gulfstream G500. The Business Intelli...

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Typically Swiss Style flight on PC-24 by Swiss Government

The official delivery of the Pilatus PC-24 by Swiss government! Order was made back in 2014 and here is came the delivery on 18 February 2019. The brand-new PC-24 Super Versati...

GPS milestone in aviation celebrated by Garmin®

Let's celebrate- the 25th anniversary of the GPS 155 TSO – the aviation industry’s first FAA TSO-C129 approach approved IFR GPS receiver. The GPS 155 TSO set the standard...

Indian Market at Aero India 2019 by Dassault Aviation with Reinforces Falcon Presence

Falcon 2000S to be featured at Aero India 2019 Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 2000S will be featured at India’s largest military and civil aircraft show, Aero India. The 2000S, recently cer...

Australian Debut of Gulfstream G600

Gulfstream G600, will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition from Feb. 26 to March 3 in Geelong, Victoria. Joining the...

Kopter is ready for the expansion at Mollis airfield

Last november citizens of Glarus North voted positive at the municipal assembly last November, so Kopter Group (Kopter) can start its next expansion step. It has commissioned architect D...

Some love from Vertis for Americas with new office and regional launch of Vertis Charter Management Programme

Some love from Vertis for Americas some love this Valentine’s day with three key regional announcements. The business has opened a new U.S. office in Boston, Massachusetts which will be headed-u...

Second Jet Aviation BBJ1 added to its EMEA aircraft management and charter fleet

A second Boeing B737 (BBJ1) was added by Jet Aviation to its fleet of managed aircraft in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The BBJ1 is based in Wester...