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TAG Aviation Geneva adds second Gulfstream G200

TAG Aviation has added a second Gulfstream G200 (HB-IUV) to its Geneva based charter fleet. “We are delighted to have this Geneva-based second Gulfstream G200 join our charter fleet. The aircraft is immediately available and can be fully dedicated to charter without the need for the owner&r...

Bizjet Broker Sees Market Boost from South East Asia

Despite challenges in the Chinese economy, Asia-Pacific will account for 12 percent of worldwide business aircraft deliveries through 2024 with South East Asia helping bolster the market, according to the Jetcraft brokerage group. In its recent 10-year Market Outlook, Jetcraft (Stand U6...


Sky Valet opens Malaga FBO

Sky Valet has opened a new FBO in Malaga, Spain. Sky Valet launched in 2015. It offers ground handling services to passengers, crew members and aircraft at Madrid, Barcelona, Girona, Valencia, La Coruña, Santiago de Compostela, Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza airports. These FBOs are all coordinated from an operations centre in Madrid. Sky Valet is committed to the IS-BAH standa...

Dubai business jet operator sees growth in slowing regional economy

DC Aviation Al Futtaim to increase fleet by two in 2016. Dubai-based business jet operator DC Aviation Al Futtaim believes it can cut its losses to break even this year against a backdrop of a softening regional economy. The operator plans to add two aircraft in 2016, increasing its managed fleet to six, General Manager Holger Ostheimer told Gulf News by phone this week. Ostheimer...

Dassault Sees Weaker Market for Falcon Bizjets in Asia

Dassault Falcon is exhibiting two of its wide-cabin business aircraft, a Falcon 7X trijet and a Falcon 2000LX twinjet, here in Singapore. The Asian market, after a peak period in the early 2010s, is now much slower, but the French airframer is confident about the coming years. “Business aviation is a cyclical market, including in Asia,” Jean-Michel Jacob, senior v-p f...

Uber and Victor team up for New York Valenties prize

Uber and Victor ave teamed up to offer three couples an all expenses trip to New York over the Valenties weekend. The trip includes flight on a chartered private jet, one nights stay in the Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC Hotel, A $2500 shopping spree at Saks Fifth Avenue, and A 5-course Valentine’s Day Dinner. The prize is unfortunately only available to Uber users in 52 US East Coast citi...

Total AOC unveils solution for Part-NCC Operators

Total AOC has designed a software system called Centrik Xpress that helps operators comply with new Part-NCC regulations. The new rules will apply from August 2016. “Centrik Xpress solves the headache associated with complying with the new Part-NCC regulations. Once set up, the operator can be certain they have already met the requirements and are left free to fly.” said Julian Tubb...

Cirrus Expanding Asia Pacific Presence

As Cirrus Aircraft nears FAA certification of its Vision SF50, the first modern civil single-engine jet, the company is highlighting a growing presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Regional sales director Graham Horne is on-site at the Cirrus exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion (Stand Q91). Although Cirrus didn’t bring any airplanes to the show, visitors can get upda...

Thales Eying Launch for Head-worn Aircraft Display

Thales is nearing the end of the proof-of-concept phase for its TopMax head-worn aircraft display and hopes to launch product development later this year. Thus far, a prototype display has logged about 40 hours of flight-testing aboard turboprop aircraft, as well as 10 hours in a simulator. The trials have shown that the right eye can be used, regardless of the pilot's dominant eye, said Thale...

One Minute Month: Business jet market January 2016

After a relatively disappointing 2015, all eyes are on the first month of 2016 to see if the drop off in European and US flight activity continues. Argus: US Flights up 3.0% between January 2015 and January 2016, but down -1.5% when compared to December 2015. WINGX: European flights down -4.5% from January 2015. WINGX – Substantial drop in activity, especially in leading Western...

AERIA Luxury Interiors Redelivers First Green BBJ

ST Aerospace’s VIP completions brand ‘AERIA Luxury Interiors’ (AERIA) redelivered its first green BBJ (Boeing Business Jet) VIP completion for an undisclosed customer at the end of December, 2015. The San Antonio based affiliate company accepted the green BBJ in late 2014 directly from Boeing. The BBJ VIP interior features...

Centreline Air Charter adds Falcon 2000LXS to its fleet and gains worldwide AOC

Centreline Air Charter (CAC) is continuing its period of growth with the addition of a Dassault Falcon 2000LXS to its fleet. The company has also gained an EASA approved worldwide Aircraft Operating Certificate (AOC) which enables CAC to operate long haul services to an almost unlimited range of destinations. Centreline Air Charter, part of the full service business aviation company, Bristol Fl...

Bizjet Deliveries Inch Up, but GAMA Billings Dampened Last Year

Slumping piston and turboprop deliveries and a slight weakening in some pockets of the large-cabin business jet market combined to drive down industry billings last year, despite the boost new models gave to the midsize and light jet segment, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association’s latest aircraft shipment report.GAMA released its year-end industry results and outl...

U.S. Bizav Flying Off To a Roaring Start This Year

Business aviation flight activity in North America jumped by 3 percent last month versus a year ago and could climb much more steeply this month, according to data released yesterday by aviation services group Argus International. In fact, the firm is projecting a 9.1-percent year-over-year increase this month and a 5-percent rise during the first quarter, compared with the same three-month period...

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New Bell 407GXi customer took delivery by undertaking transatlantic flight

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