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Geneva Airpark increase in Daily formulas

Geneva Airpark underwent continued its momentum in 2019, with an increase in Daily formulas, very regular activity for aircraft movements and IS-BAH certified services for planes and crews. These new signs of satisfaction from customers demonstrate their interest in the personalized hosting options....

EBACE 2020 cancelled

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the decision to cancel the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition 2020 (EBACE2020), due to concerns related to the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The...


Ansat to be equipped with modules for transporting infants

Kazan Helicopters received a permission from Rosaviatsiya to equip Ansat helicopters with a special module for transporting neonatal patients. This equipment can be used to provide evacuation and airborne medical care to infants. Ansat equipped with the neonatal transport module passed whole range of necessary certification tests. During the ground testing stage, the certification team dem...

The demand for private jets is skyrocketing due to coronavirus: LunaJets

The effects of Coronavirus are being felt across the travel industry—but as commercial aviation is hit hard, the private jet industry is booming with inquiries. As Coronavirus causes drops in flight bookings, many commercial airlines announced cuts in their flight schedule. Besides, clients are looking to avoid crowded airports, packed cabins of commercial flights or to evacuate affecte...

Hamish Harding and Col. Terry Virts certified by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale for 13 speed records

Action Aviation chairman Capt. Hamish Harding, Col. Terry Virts and Qatar Executive are now officially certified by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) as setting the record for speed around the world over both the Earth's poles, in addition to 12 other Speed Over Recognized Course records. The record, set on July 11, now stands at 860.73km/hr (464.76 knots...

Why Flightworx should be your number one choice for flight support

Based in Stansted, Essex, our operational headquarters in the UK is just the beginning when it comes to providing first class flight support services. In fact, the expert team at Flightworx is able to offer an entire raft of aviation services no matter whether you work for a commercial charter operator, for an airline, as a private pilot or as a flight planner in your own right. This is because al...

Coronavirus sees private jet operators register a 27% increase in bookings - GlobeAir

Actual situation all over the world due to COVID-19 outbreak puts forward so many questions about the aviation industry: what happens with airlines, how they will survive this crisis, what happens with business aviation? Panic over COVID-19 has caused European and international airliners to take restrictive measures and cut back flights to Italy and Israel. While the...

Bohlke International Airways joins forces with MN Aviation

The opening day of NBAA annual Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference started with a new partnership announce:  Bohlke International Airways  of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and MN Aviation of San Juan, Puerto Rico. With Bohlke established in 1959 and MN in 1993 respectively, this agreement yields an expanded team of 60 along with a broad range of charter assets. Mo...

Guardian Flight helicopter base in Kenai, Alaska

Guardian Flight will open its first rotor wing base in Alaska at Kenai Municipal Airport this spring. The Airbus H125 helicopter will serve Alaska's Kenai Peninsula's hospitals including South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna and Providence Seward Medical Center in Seward. "GMR and Guardian Flight Alaska are pleased to expand our services t...

Ansat got a certificate for the Emergency Floatation System

The Federal Air Transport Agency - Rosaviatsiya, certified the installation of the Emergency Floatation System on Ansat helicopter. It is designed for emergency water landing and is used to save lives of the crew and passengers. Rosaviatsiya also issued Kazan Helicopters of Russian Helicopters holding company the approval for the main change: the reduction in&nbs...

New Air Partner product to safeguard customers against coronavirus

Air Partner has launched a unique new product, Air Partner Protect, in response to the emergence and spread of COVID-19. The Group has recently carried out a number of evacuations on behalf of the UK government, and has seen increased demand from customers looking for similar services with enhanced safeguarding measures in place. The fast-moving and widespread nature of the disease...

10 Years in Business - Blackhawk Aerospace Composites

Blackhawk Aerospace Composites celebrated their tenth year in business! The Kentucky-based company was established September 17, 2009 and manufactures aftermarket composite components for the business and military aviation markets as well as provides research and development services for several Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Department of Defense (DOD) companies. BAC’s...

New trends in travel and work and could it fit your agenda

Workation…. Never heard yet? Do you know exactly what it is? If you look in urban dictionary you will find the following explanation – work remotely while doing the touristy things on weekend or after work.  Why? We all know pretty much about stress at work, about the impact on us and on companies in general as the productivity decreases in a serious way due to stress a...

Aero Locarno signed an agreement for the purchase of 5 Sonaca 200 aircraft

An accredited training organization (member of the Swiss Flight School Association, Swiss PSA), Aero Locarno has chosen the Sonaca 200 to complete and renew its fleet of training aircraft. Following a comparative study, Aero Locarno decided to choose Sonaca Aircraft's two-seater single-engine aircraft. “The Sonaca 200 clearly stands out from the crowd!” bluntly stated Stef...

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Initial ground engine tests of Cessna SkyCourier

Textron Aviation announced it has successfully completed initial ground engine tests on the prototype Cessna SkyCourrier twin utility turboprop featuring Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC...

The triple-certification of New Phenom 300E

New Phenom 300E was granted its Type Certificate by ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil), EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). Th...

Why emergency flights must be allowed to go ahead to help combat the COVID-19 crisis

By Mark Briffa, CEO of Air Partner plc There is no doubt that this is an extremely worrying and challenging time for everyone, with far-reaching health, economic and societal ramifications. Governm...

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Temporary closure of London Heliport

The coronavirus pandemic is having a severe impact on commercial travel and the general aviation industry. The London Heliport in Battersea, South London has been working closely with all relevan...

Online workshops and temporary option for remote auditing in wake of COVID-19

IBAC is introducing an online webinar alternative to its program workshops, as well as offering a new temporary option for remote auditing to its International Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BA...

Initial ground engine tests of Cessna SkyCourier

Textron Aviation announced it has successfully completed initial ground engine tests on the prototype Cessna SkyCourrier twin utility turboprop featuring Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC...

Global infrastructure to support governments and medical organizations: VistaJet

VistaJet is helping to ensure that those with critical travel requirements during this time of uncertainty are able to keep moving.Understanding the global community’s needs as the world wo...

Critical Covid-19 demands - FAI works around the clock

FAI has been working around the clock to help evacuate those in need following unprecedented demand from the spread of coronavirus. This includes both medical evacuations of infected patients and repa...

The triple-certification of New Phenom 300E

New Phenom 300E was granted its Type Certificate by ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil), EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). Th...

To support business aviation in times of COVID-19 EBAA partners with Osprey Flight Solutions

 The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) announced today that it has partnered with risk analysis company Osprey Flight Solutions to provide operators with real-time updates on risk inf...