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Northrop Grumman Eyes Accelerated JStars Timeline

Northrop Grumman (NG), teaming with Gulfstream Aerospace and L-3 Communications for the U.S. Air Force Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JStars) replacement competition, believes it could have a platform ready to replace the current E-8C aircraft three years ahead of the curre...

Business model of lasting growth in a difficult market

Year 2015 Avinco confirmed once again its leading position in the secondary market of helicopters, and an extensive portfolio of solutions tailored to today's market. Avinco - a global company with assets in Monaco, Ireland, Dubai, Singapore, Russia and the United States has been growi...


Jet Aviation Basel expands Completions production capacity to meet demand

Jet Aviation Basel has recently signed an agreement with Basel Euroairport authorities to expand its Completions production capacity to meet rising demand for services. Jet Aviation Basel is expanding its production operation within its Completions Center where the company produces industry-renowned furniture aircraft interior components and integrated systems for corporate and VIP ai...

Garmin : Unveils New Landscape Touchscreen Controller for Integrated Flight Decks

Garmin is pleased to announce a new touchscreen controller option, which serves as the interface between the pilot and G2000, G3000 and G5000 Integrated Flight Decks (IFD), while also providing Standby Flight Display (SFD) capabilities. A new, high-resolution landscape display and responsive infrared touchscreen serves as the primary point of entry, so flight plan modifications and data entry are...

A masterpiece by Hans Erni in St.Petersburg

A masterpiece by Hans Erni flew to the northern capital - PC-12 NG presented in "Pulkovo-3" Nesterov Aviation (authorized center of the Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus Aircraft Sales turboprop PC-12 in Russia) began a demonstration tour of the popular turboprop Pilatus PC-12NG in Russian cities. The first stop of the aircraft - the "Pulkovo - 3" airpo...

FBO RIGA Business Aviation Center at Riga International Airport - Opening NOW!

FBO RIGA to increase the number of aircraft handled by 35% with the launch of a new business aviation center With the launch of a new state-of-art FBO RIGA Business Aviation Center at Riga International Airport the number of aircraft handled by the company is planned to increase by 35%, said Roman Starkov, co-owner of FBO Riga. A new state-of-art FBO RIGA Business Aviation Center opened at R...

African Union members join AfBAA Symposium for first time

As the momentum builds for this year's African Business Aviation Association's (AfBAA) annual symposium to be held in Addis Ababa, at the Sheraton Addis, 24 to 25 September, the organisers are pleased to announce the attendance of African Union representatives for the first time. The African Union's commissioner for infrastructure and energy, H.E. Dr Elham Ibrahim (Mrs.) will be in att...

ABS Jets receives approval for base maintenance on Phenom 300

ABS Jets has announced that it has received approval from Embraer and the Czech Republic CAA to perform base maintenance on the Phenom 300. This means that ABS Jets is now approved to maintain all types of Embraer Phenom aircraft. The increased capability further underlines ABS Jets' status as an Embraer approved service centre and consolidates their commitment to offer the best and closest...

NTSB details Learjet’s emergency landing after collision with deer

The NTSB released details of an accident in which a Learjet 35A corporate jet collided with a deed on takeoff from Grosse Ile Municipal Airport, Michigan, USA. On June 22, 2015, a Learjet 35A, registered N640BA, planned to perform a corporate flight from Grosse Ile Municipal Airport, Michigan to Chicago-Midway Airport, Illinois. There were two passengers and t...

ExecuJet comes top in Business Traveller Africa awards

ExecuJet Aviation Group is celebrating victory as 'Best Private Aviation Operator' in the fourth annual Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards, held this week in Johannesburg, South Africa. ExecuJet was one of five businesses nominated in the private aviation category and emerged triumphant through a survey of 1,700 travel agents and 500 corporate travel buyers in South Afric...

PrivatAir unit acquires 30% stake in Saudia Private Aviation

PrivatAir Saudi Arabia, the Saudi subsidiary of PrivatAir (Switzerland) (PV, Geneva), has acquired a 30% stake in Saudia Private Aviation (SVA, Jeddah). The value of the transaction, which closed in July, was not disclosed. Saudi Private Aviation is the the VIP charter subsidiary of Saudia (SV, Jeddah) offering a fleet of private jets for ad-hoc char...

Learning to fly in bad weather

Garmin has started a Weather Radar Operations eLearning Course through the flyGarmin website. The course introduces pilots to basic and intermediate weather radar operations and goes beyond the pilot’s guide, ensuring pilots utilize the benefits provided by on-board weather radar. In addition to operational practices, this course will also cover radar interpretation and analytical...

NATA Responds to Department of Labor Overtime Proposal

Washington, DC, September 3, 2015 –The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) responded to the Department of Labor proposal to increase the salary threshold at which eligible workers qualify for overtime pay concluding it would negatively impact the aviation business sector.  In addition, NATA saw no need to modify the current duties test suggesting any...

European Bizav Flying Hits Light Turbulence in August

Business aviation activity in Europe stumbled last month, falling 1.5 percent from a year ago to 72,182 flight departures, while flight hours declined by 3.4 percent, according to data released today by WingX Advance. Year-to-date, business aircraft flying in the region is down by 1 percent. “Growth has once again stuttered in the European market,” said WingX managing director...

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Milano Prime 2019 traffic growth numbers are more than impressive

Business&General Aviation traffic in Milan in December in the two airports managed by Milano Prime – Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime - registered an overall growth of 19.4%. The gr...

Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation elite team of service specialists, equipment and rapid response aircraft will be positionned at airports near Davos the week of January 20th.  Dassault Aviation makes globa...

Daher results 2019 - 68 turboprop aircraft from its TBM and Kodiak product lines

Daher announced business results of 2019 for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20...

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The highest ever number of total annual movements and new brand identity - Farnborough Airport

Surpassing its own record of 2018, Farnborough Airport set a new one, reaching the highest ever number of total annual movements! For the full year 2019, Farnborough Airport saw a year-on-ye...

Bombardier Learjet gets avionics upgrade

FAA has certified the latest update to the popular Garmin G5000 avionics suite aboard of Bombardier Learjet aircraft. The upgrade will be incorporated on new Learjet aircraft...

Airbus customer-centric solutions at Heli-Expo 2020

Get ready to see civil range of Airbus Helicopters at Heli-Expo 2020! Centre-stage on booth 3432 will be an H125, an ACH130 Aston Martin Edition, and an H175. The H125 will be displayed with the...

Youngest person reach South Pole

Action Aviation chairman and world record holder/explorer Captain Hamish Harding has returned from the South Pole with his son Giles Harding, 12, and Prince Ned Nwoko of Nigeria. The expedition m...

Business Aviation sustainability initiatives at 2020 World Economic Forum

Two new carbon-reduction initiatives for Davos-bound flights at this year’s World Economic Forum, starting Jan. 21, 2020, in Davos, Switzerland. The Business Aviation Coalition for Sustaina...

Sustainability and Efficiency - meet Air BP at EBAA’s AirOps Europe 2020

If you are following sustainability and afficiency topic in business aviatyion, be sure to meet Air BP at the eco-friendly ‘Event Lounge’ in Brussels for AirOps 2020, joinin...

Full slate of Gulfstream customer-centric support events 2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer...