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Royal Jet sees clearer as GCAA approves EVS

Abu Dhabi-based Royal Jet is the first charter operator in the UAE to receive regulatory approval from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to use enhanced visual system technology in its two recently delivered Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft. The technology has also been given the g...

Embraer’s Legacy 450 Receives FAA Certification

Embraer Executive Jets today announced that its new Legacy 450 business jet received type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The approval comes a few weeks after the aircraft earned certification from Brazil’s civil aeronautics authority (ANAC).  “...


Let us introduce - Mi-38

Mi-38 prototypes were presented during MAKS 2015 airshow. On the eve of certification of the helicopter, which is scheduled for 2015 at the Kazan Helicopter Production (KHP) started assembly of the first production batch. At the moment Mi-38 passes certification tests at the "Milya" Moscow helicopter factory. It involves the last two prototypes - the thir...

Gulfstream delivers a G280 to Taiwan

Gulfstream has delivered a G280 to a Taiwanese customer for the first time. 280 MSN 2073 / B-66666 arrived in Taiwan on August 30, having completed its delivery flight from Gulfstream’s Savannah manufacturing facility. The aircraft flew to Anchorage, and then onto Sendai Japan. Following a nightstop at Sendai, the aircraft flew on to Taipei. The Gulfstream G280 will be privately ope...

Reynolds Jet leases historic Hangar 4 at Lunken Airport, Cincinnati

Leading aircraft management and on demand jet charter company, Reynolds Jet, has signed an agreement with Landmark Aviation for the exclusive lease of the prestigious Hangar 4 and its associated ramp area and car parking facility, on Lunken Airport, Cincinnati, OH. The leasing of Hangar 4 is the next logical step for Reynolds Jet to further enrich its aircraft services offerings to their aircra...

"Heliport Moscow" to exhibit on JetExpo 2015

Top Business aviation show in Russia JetExpo 2015 will be held at the Centre of Business Aviation Vnukovo- 3 from 10 to 12 September 2015. "Heliport Moscow" will present the latest models of helicopters from leading manufacturers for the Russian market. For the first day of Jet Expo 2015 "Heliport Moscow" has prepared a surprise for all visitors and invites...

"Aerocredo" traditionally on JetExpo 2015

One of the leaders of Russian market of business aviation,"Aerocredo" traditionally takes part in the main event of the year in Russia - JetExpo 2015. Same as previous years, "Aerocredo" will be presented at the stand. "We look forward to meet our partners, colleagues and clients, actuals and future ones. Jet Expo is always an incredibly great&n...

Show Observer selected as official daily publication for JetExpo 2015

Organizers of the 10th International business aviation exhibition JetExpo 2015, which will be held from 10 to 12 September 2015 in Center for Business Aviation Vnukovo-3, made their choice -  Show Observer JetExpo will be official daily publication of the exhibition. A team of leading Russian aviation journalists will prepare materials Show Observer directly on JetExpo 2015 to pr...

The Uber for Helicopters Would Really Like an Endless Summer

Making Blade more than a well-branded novelty is a challenge when it’s based on seasonal travel behaviors. — Jason Clampet “The under-34 crowd is a large part of our customer base, and I often ask them: How do you pay for this?” says Rob Wiesenthal, chief executive officer and founder ofBlade, a 15-month-old service that connects travelers to helicopter and seapl...

Gulfstream streams seamlessly into the Gulf

With a hefty order from Qatar Executive and strong interest in its new aircraft, Savannah-based Gulfstream is enjoying blue skies all the way in the Middle East. Could there be much better news for a business jet manufacturer in the Middle East? Qatar Executive, one of the largest operators in the region, has agreed to buy up to 30 Gulfstream aircraft, including its new babies. The order i...

Carlyle looks to sell Landmark Aviation for $1.7 billion

Private equity firm Carlyle Group LP (CG.O) has been exploring a sale of aircraft leasing and maintenance company Landmark Aviation for as much as $1.7 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. The business jet market is slowly recovering from a downturn sparked by the global financial crisis, helping valuations for companies offering services to that industry....

Cessna begins Latitude deliveries

Cessna has delivered the first Citation Latitude to its new owner. The aircraft received its FAA type certification on June 5. According to the FAA online database, the first aircraft was registered to BSAV LLC. The database shows the change date for MSN 680A-0007 / N275BS as being August 24. The aircraft will be operated by Aircraft Management Group, who will offer the aircraft for charter...

ABS Jets gains IS-BAO Audit Stage II certification

ABS Jets, a Prague based aircraft operator and maintenance provider, has achieved IS-BAO stage II certification. To gain the new certification level, ABS Jets had to demonstrate the compliance monitoring and SMS processes implemented by the company were in accordance with IS-BAO standards. “This is a great achievement for ABS Jets and further underlines our commitment to the very highe...

Aerotrans and Aviapages.com are enlarging the joint cooperation

The leader in the flight support services for business aviation has made placement in the new B2B platform Aviapages.com. From this very moment the business aviation industry members can plan their flights and choose the flight support services just in a few clicks. Furthermore, all the information about locations where Aerotrans provides its services is available in the directory “Airpor...

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