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Ryanair to launch new private jet for hire

LOW-COST AIRLINE Ryanair has announced that it is set to launch its own private jet charter. The Boeing 737-700 plane will be available for corporate and group hire. Far from the bolt-upright economy seating you might associate with the budget airline’s services around Europe, this for-h...

JetSmarter Membership Program Expands 'Free' Empty Legs

Private aviation membership program JetSmarter is expanding its flight capacity through an agreement with charter operator Jet Edge International to buy all its empty-leg hours and make them available to JetSmarter members at no additional charge above their annual membership fee of $9,000. Jet...


Privilege Style awards seven year power-by-the-hour contract for two B757s to AJW Aviation

AJW Aviation, the integrated aircraft support specialist, has signed a seven year PBH contract with Spanish non-scheduled airline, Privilege Style. The contract will cover the supply of spare parts for the airline’s fleet of two Boeing 757 aircraft.  Privilege Style is the first private flight operator in Spain to offer exclusive flights with medium capacity (200 seater aircra...

FAI appoints Victor Rudnov as Director of Business Development for Russia & CIS

FAI Aviation Group has strengthened its commercial team with the appointment of Russian business aviation expert Victor Rudnov to therole of Director of Business Development, Russian Federation & CIS. This is a new position for the Germany-based aviation services company and reflects its growing international success. Based in Moscow, Rudnov will be responsible for expanding FAI’s foo...

Gulfstream introduces powerful diagnostic tool to MyCMP maintenance tracking program

 Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has enhanced its MyCMP maintenance tracking program with a feature that integrates a customizable diagnostic reasoning engine and a database of known equipment faults and troubleshooting procedures. MyCMP customers who subscribe to the user-friendly tool will benefit from reduced maintenance costs and fewer flight schedule interruptions because o...

Jet Aviation Vienna appointed factory authorized service center for G550 aircraft

Jet Aviation Vienna was recently appointed an official Gulfstream Factory Authorized Service Center for the Gulfstream G550 model aircraft. To support customer demand in Vienna and the region, particularly Eastern Europe, Jet Aviation Vienna has been appointed an OEM-approved Gulfstream Factory Authorized Service Center for Gulfstream G550 aircraft. The company will continue to expand...

Bell Helicopter and Vietnam Helicopter Corporation sign Memorandum of Understanding

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced today it has signed an agreement with Vietnam Helicopter Corporation (VNH) to pursue growing opportunities in the Vietnamese market. VNH leadership joined Bell Helicopter at the company’s global headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, USA, to sign the agreement: Pictured: Bell Helicopter and VNH leadership “We were delighted to...

Malaysian royalty flies gold Boeing BBJ into Perth

A Boeing 737-800 business jet belonging to Malaysian royalty has flown into Perth. The gold BBJ2, registration 9M-III, touched down in Perth just before 1400 local time on Tuesday, bearing the royal crest and flag of the Malaysian state of Johor, located just over the border from Singapore. The brand new aircraft (MSN 60686, line number 5129) was delivered to the Sultan of Johor on Marc...

Innova Composite Helicopters picks RR300 engine

Rolls-Royce has reinforced its position in the light turbine-powered helicopter segment, last week signing with Innova Helicopters for the supply of the RR300 engine for the developmental C630 and formalising a long-term supply agreement with US manufacturer Enstrom. The three-year pact with Innova, part of Naples, Florida-headquartered Innova Aerospace, will see the engine maker prov...

EASA OKs Bombardier Challenger 650

The Bombardier Challenger 650 received the nod from EASA, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer announced today. This approval comes about three months after the large-cabin business jet was certified by Transport Canada and the U.S. FAA. “Our Challenger 650 successfully entered into service last year and is now about to make its European debut,” said Bombardier Business...

Abu Dhabi Air Expo Day 1

Abu Dhabi Air Expo  is dedicated to general and business aviation. The Exhibition brings together major players in aviation, enabling a demanding clientele to discover the industry's latest developments and innovations in a remarkable and convenient location, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi. If due to some reasons you are not attending the Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016, take a walk wi...

Embraer Legacy 500 debuts today at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

The new Embraer Executive Jets' Legacy 500 makes its debut at Abu Dhabi Air Expo from March 8 to 10 at Al Bateen Executive Airport. One of the most advanced business jets at the static display, the Legacy 500 is the first jet in its class to replace conventional system with digital flight controls in a stand-up cabin with a flat floor.  The Legacy 500 can carry up to 12 passengers i...

Falcon Aviation to be Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016's Golden sponsor

Falcon Aviation is Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2016's Golden sponsor once again, and will be showcasing its services at the event. Currently the company’s fleet comprises of various state of the art helicopters and jets including the Agusta AW109 and AW189, the Bell 412, the Eurocopter EC 130, the Embraer Legacy 600, the Embraer Lineage 1000 and the Gulfstream G450.  Falcon Aviation ha...

Five-blade Composite Propeller Certified on Piper M500/Meridian

Piper Meridian owners and buyers of the new Piper M500 have a new propeller option, a Hartzell five-blade composite propeller for which Hartzell has just received a supplemental type certificate. In addition to providing reduced noise and a better climb rate, the propeller’s new blades are certified for unlimited life. The swept-airfoil blades are designed with a stainless stee...

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Just three years after receiving its Maltese AOC, TAG Aviation Malta has been rewarded for its commitment to safety with both its Wyvern Wingman certification and IS-BAO accreditation. These sign...

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