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World Fuel Services expands customer access to Sustainable Aviation Fuel

World Fuel Services is now an authorized branded distributor of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LFPB/LBG) in France is the first location where the company delivered Neste's SAF as the authorized branded distributor. Sébastien Couturier, man...

ExecuJet Haite and Metrojet Ltd. to acquire Funian Aviation

ExecuJet Haite and Metrojet Limited take great pleasure in announcing the joint acquisition of Funian Aviation Co., Ltd., the transaction is expected to be finished in early July. The acquisition is a major strategic step forward for both parties, allowing them to build on existing st...


CARIBAVIA 2022 - St.Barth airport - recovery breaks all the records

CARIBAVIA is an event like no other. This time we had the opportunity not only to discuss latest news of Saint-Barthélemy-Rémy-de-Haenen Airport with the Director Fabrice Danet, but to visit it and see the operation and the changes after the pandemic. Here are the most important points of our discussion: Q. Can you tell us how did the airport lived the pan...

Paramount Business Jets triples growth while assisting clients in uncertain times

As hundreds of thousands of travelers return to the skies with COVID-19 restrictions easing worldwide, Paramount Business Jets  is expanding on its foundation built on strong client relationships, extensive industry knowledge, and global reach. PBJ Founder and CEO Richard Zaher noted the company experienced a 318% increase in business over the past two years and more than...

Microflite orders new five-bladed H145

Victoria-based premium charter and commercial aircraft operator Microflite has ordered a new five-bladed H145 as part of its fleet expansion and modernisation plan, to bolster the company’s commercial, rescue and utility operations. Microflite is Airbus’ largest Australian civil helicopter customer. It currently operates an exclusively Airbus fleet of 19 rotorcraft, comprising the i...

Airshare turn to Centrik for centralized and scalable operational management support

After being “blown away” by the power and potential of the system, Kansas City-based business aviation operator, Airshare, has implemented Centrik to deliver significant efficiency improvements across every aspect of its increasingly complex operation. The company, which operates 51 business jets within its fleet, was looking for a system capable of streamlining its processes, com...

Newcomer in Cirrus Aircraft authorised service centres network - Oriens Aviation

Oriens Aviation is now able to offer third party MRO work on the Cirrus SR family of single-engined piston aircraft.  It is expanding its presence at its London Biggin Hill Airport HQ to accommodate the type, which has become increasingly popular in Europe with first time owners.  At AERO Friedrichshafen, Germany in April, Cirrus highlighted nearly 40% of buyers of the...

40 eVTOLs to fly people and cargo - Eve and Kenya Airways Fahari Aviation sign agreement

Back in In March 2022, Eve and Kenya Airways subsidiary, Fahari Aviation, signed a Letter of Intent for up to 40 electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles. The agreement includes joint studies through a working group to develop and scale the UAM market and a business model for cargo drone operations in Kenya. The project is expected to start deliveries in 2026. Eve’s eVTOL...

Honda Aircraft extends partnership with FlightSafety International

Honda Aircraft Company and FlightSafety International announced a 25-year extension to their existing 15-year-old partnership that will continue the two companies’ innovative relationship until 2047. The agreement builds on a partnership that combines the strengths of both parties across different sectors to provide training to HondaJet owners and operators with the highest level of safety,...

EHang partners with Tianxingjian on scenic flight project with EH216

EHang has received an initial purchase order for five units of EH216 AAVs from Tianxingjian Cultural Tourism Investment and Development LLC. (“Tianxingjian”), an affiliated enterprise of the Jishou city government in Hunan province, China. The two parties plan to develop a scenic flight project at the Aizhai Wonder Tourist Area (“Aizhai Wonder”) in Jishou. Tianxingjian plan...

Wingcopter scores $42M, bringing on board new strategic investors to expand beyond medical drone deliveries

Wingcopter has raised $42 million from renowned financial and strategic investors. The new funding is part of a Series A extension round, tripling the company’s total equity raise to more than $60 million to date. Leading German retailer REWE Group as well as German investors Salvia and XAI technologies came on board as new shareholders. They were joined by Japanese conglomerate ITOCHU and p...

Gulfstream Aerospace sixth consecutive interior award - Gulfstream G700

Gulfstream G700 has been awarded the 2022 International Yacht & Aviation Awardfor excellence in cabin design. The first fully outfitted G700 garnered the win in the Private Jet Design (Exterior and Interior) category. The all-new seat design on the G700 earned an IY&AA in 2020. Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream., commented: “This award-winning G700 interior is featured on our...

First flight evaluation of the Tamarack Performance SMARTWING modified King Air 350

Tamarack Aerospace completed flight evaluation phase for the Performance SMARTWING modified King Air 350. Comparative evaluations confirm predictive benefits of increased endurance and payload, high/hot take-off abilities, extended loiter time and safer, more stable flight offering significant benefits for both military and civilian aircraft. ...

Second Beechcraft Denali successfully completed first flight

Second Beechcraft Denali flight test aircraft successfully completed first flight  . The milestone flight follows the Denali prototype, which completed its first flight in November 2021. The second test aircraft joins the first Denali prototype in the important flight test program that substantiates the segment-leading performance expected of the Denali. The aircraft’s fl...

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DC Aviation opens New hangar at Munich Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

July 20, 2022 will be a big day for DC Aviation as the company will hold an opening celebration to present its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport. The approximately 100 invited guests will ex...

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation and Airbus prepare for the future of HEMS

The Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation was the very first operator to receive the new five-bladed H145 at the end of 2020. In close collaboration with Airbus, the Foundation uses it for various resear...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - Enjoy your flight - St.Barth Commuter

It is a fact, over last 25 years St. Barth Commuter became a force in the development of the economy of the island. Since the beginning of the operations in 1995, St Barth Commuter transported&nb...

The leading FBO in Singapore and entire Asia Pacific - Jetex & Bombardier

Business aviation in Asia Pacific region is witnessing a phenomenal growth. Two leading actors of the industry -  Jetex and Bombardier - celebrated the opening of the leading private je...

MEBAA Show 2022 set to showcase the significant growth in business aviation, private jet, and charter flight market

  MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With i...

Longest-range Gulfstream G800 launches flight-test program

All-new ultralong-range Gulfstream G800 successfully completed its first flight, officially launching the flight-test program of the industry’s longest-range aircraft. Announced in October 2021,...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - St.Barth airport - recovery breaks all the records

CARIBAVIA is an event like no other. This time we had the opportunity not only to discuss latest news of Saint-Barthélemy-Rémy-de-Haenen Airport with the Director Fabrice...

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Bell - strong momentum for the 505 with purchase agreements for seven aircraft in Europe

Bell signed a purchase agreements for 7 Bell505 helicopters to European customers. This sale further validates the success of Bell 505 in Europe and around the wotld. Two of these Bell 505 purchase ag...

Daher begins TBM 960 US deliveries

Daher began TBM 960 customer deliveries to U.S. The aircraft the latest TBM version introduced to North America. To remind, it is the largest single market region for Daher very fa...

Signature Aviation acquired 14 TAC Air locations serving business and general aviation

Signature Aviation acquired TAC Air division of TAC – The Arnold Companies. Through the acquisition, 14 TAC Air locations will rebrand and join the Signature network. Th...

Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation and Airbus prepare for the future of HEMS

The Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation was the very first operator to receive the new five-bladed H145 at the end of 2020. In close collaboration with Airbus, the Foundation uses it for various resear...

DC Aviation opens New hangar at Munich Oberpfaffenhofen Airport

July 20, 2022 will be a big day for DC Aviation as the company will hold an opening celebration to present its new hangar at Oberpfaffenhofen Airport. The approximately 100 invited guests will ex...

Garmin got EASA approval for the GFC 600H flight control system for AS350 helicopters

EASA approved theGarmin GFC 600H for AS350 helicopters, providing a cost-effective flight control solution that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness. The GFC 600H p...

Savback Helicopters became ‘Speeder’ Air Utility Vehicle distributor in Nordic countries

Savback Helicopters signed sales representation agreement with Mayman Aerospace. The deal, effective immediately, will see the Sweden-based company market and distribute the compact, high-speed,...