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Last week during International Business Aviation Exhibition Jet Expo 2015 NIKA GROUP surprized public by dedication to business aviation.  Companies operating in the business aviation field have now a unique opportunity to really surprise VVIP partners. NIKA GROUP produces watch...

Pilot’s drug use factor in fatal Premier I jet crash

The NTSB determined that “the pilot’s impairment from the use of illicit drugs” was a contributing factor in a fatal Premier 1 corporate jet accident near Atlanta, Georgia. On December 17, 2013, a Raytheon 390 Premier I jet was destroyed when it impacted terrain during...


NBAA Staff Travels to Montana to Advocate for Business Aviation

With Congress in recess this summer, and lawmakers meeting with constituents in their home districts, NBAA staffers took the opportunity to go around the country meeting with legislators to discuss issues of concern to Association Members, including the upcoming FAA reauthorization bill. For example, NBAA’s Vice President of Government Affairs Dick Doubrava and Northwest Regional Represen...

Illegal Charter is Resurgent in Tough Russian Market

Russia is seeing a rise in the number of so-called “gray charter” flights that do not meet all legal requirements, according to members of the country’s business aviation community. Speaking to AIN on condition of anonymity on the eve of this week’s JetExpo show in Moscow, Russian business aviation executives said that the rise in illegal charter flying marks a re...

Gama Aviation receives EASA approval as ATO

Gama Aviation has received EASA approval to issue aircraft type ratings. This enables the company to carry out landins training programmes under the new interpretation of the EASA Part-FCL requirements regarding base training. Gama Aviation has established its own CAA Approved Training Organisation (ATO) which meets EASA requirements. The ATO initially covers seven types of aircraft includin...

JFI Jets begins on-demand Cuba service

JFI Jets has begun providing an on-demand charter service to Cuba from its aircraft bases throughout the United States. “Few private charter carriers have the necessary certifications to fly to Cuba presently and even fewer have the local knowledge and contacts on the ground that are key to executing a flawless trip.” David Rimmer, president of JFI Jets said: “Few priva...

Growth of Business Jet Market Forecast at 6.86% CAGR to 2020

Study of the Global Business Jets Market 2015 and Global Business Jet Market 2015-2019 are the latest aviation research reports that review the business jet industry with information on its players, current status and forecasts. Complete report on business jet market for 2015-2020 spread across 65 pages, talking about 6 major companies and supported with 9 charts and graphs is now available at&...

Bombardier at JetExpo 2015 with new Challenger 650

Bombardier as a part of Jet Expo 2015 presented to the public three business jets. Along with the Challenger 350 and Global 6000, Canadians have shown for the first time for Russian public new Challenger 650, the first deliveries of which are scheduled for late 2015. BizavNews talked to the Bombardier Business Aircraft Regional Vice President Sales Russia&CIS, Eastern an...

First Falcon 8X with "Russian" registration to appear 2017

Dassault Falcon gave some updates during the interview on 10th International Business Aviation Exhibition Jet Expo-2015, which started yesterday in Moscow, unveiled two business jet: Falcon 7X and the Falcon 2000 LXS, as well as a full-size mock-up of the newest Falcon 5X. BizavNews were able to talk with the head of Dassault Falcon Communication department Vadim Feldzer, who spoke about...

Listen to the kids – apparently Kanye was right about business travel as well

We all know the stereotype of a business traveller – a white-collar middle-aged manager with a small black briefcase rushing the streets of a megalopolis whilst negotiating the next make or break deal on his cell phone. However, this perception is actually changing and it’s changing extremely fast. The tech-savvy, Kanye-following millennials, often collectively referred to as the gener...

Bell helicopter delivers first bell 407GXP in Brazil

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announced today the delivery of the first Bell 407GXP to Brazil. The aircraft is outfitted for corporate transport, which continues to be a popular market segment for the Bell 407GXP throughout Latin America. The aircraft was accepted at Bell Helicopter’s facility in Piney Flats, Tenn., by customer Masoud Jafari with Medalhao Persa based in Curi...

NBAA Pledges to Respond to NTSB Recommendation from 2014 Gulfstream Accident Investigation

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today said it stands ready to deliver on a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommendation directed at the Association as part of the board’s investigation of a fatal runway overrun accident last year. The accident involved a Gulfstream IV that crashed following a rejected takeoff with the gust lock engaged at Hanscom Field (BED) i...

Collapse Unlikely, but Russian Economy Due for Long Slump

Natalia Orlova, chief of market analytics with Alfa-Bank, believes Russia’s current consumer-spending-based economic model has reached its limits, regardless of the political conflict with the West. Even though the geopolitics matter, she said, the economy works in its own ways, and the overall health of the business aviation sector, worldwide, is deeply affected by its ups and downs. Speaki...

MIT Group purchases seven H130s from Airbus Helicopters

HEMS999, an air ambulance operator under the MIT Group, signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters, for an order of seven H130 light helicopters. Scheduled for delivery starting towards the end of 2015, HEMS999 will be providing these rotorcraft for emergency medical services and rescues for road and highway accidents across the Shandong province. “Shandong is one of the mos...

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Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

ZeroAvia Emerges from Stealth with the Largest Zero-Emission Airplane Flying Today

We are back to a very important topic - sustainable aviation fuel, the reduction of emissions. A Silicon Valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertrain to decarbonize aviation and reduce o...

Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019

Congratulations! HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During th...

LABACE Debut for Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 Business Jets

50 years of amazing success story of Embraer... The very same month Embraer is participating at LABACE, the largest business aviation show of Latin America. Be ready, new Praetor 500...

Leading Business Jet Industry in Product Support -Dassault Aviation

 The multi-year effort to establish a level of customer service second to none in the business jet sector of Dassault Aviation are finally awarded with top position in two of the business av...

First Gulfstream G600 Delivered!

It just happened! All-new business jet is delivered and entered service following FAA certification! The first Gulfstream G600 business jet was delivered to a U.S. customer at the...

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Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

ZeroAvia Emerges from Stealth with the Largest Zero-Emission Airplane Flying Today

We are back to a very important topic - sustainable aviation fuel, the reduction of emissions. A Silicon Valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertrain to decarbonize aviation and reduce o...

Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

Gualter Helicopteros appointed as Kopter Group distributor for Brazil

Kopter Group started the active promotionof SH09 in Brazil with the appointment of Gualter Helicopteros as its representative & distributor. The partnership between the two companies...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

Gulfstream Sustainable Aviation Fuel Initiatives Recognized

2019 Sustainability Leadership Award from Business Intelligence Group went to Gulfstream Aerospace for its sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) initiatives. The award recognizes organizations that make sus...

Cambridge Airport - new director, plans for growth

Since last month Cambridge Airport has new Director - Kevan Craske. He has full responsibility for airport operations, air traffic services and fire and security, having been in post on...