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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...

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 6...


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...

CMIFL is to acquire 100 Airbus helicopters

CM International Financial Leasing Corp., Ltd. (CMIFL) is to acquire 100 Airbus Helicopters Ecureuil-series rotorcraft over five years, with the initial order of 10 units to be delivered in 2016. CMIFL plans to offer these light single-engine helicopters to operators complete with financing solutions, paving the way for easier and faster development of China’s burgeoning general...

Helicopter trump

"A Group" summed up first results of "Leningrad" helipad in Pulkovo, which was opened July 24, 2015. In these six weeks more than 100 passengers already were using helicopter transfer service. "Leningrad" helipad is located in "Pulkovo-2" very close tothe "A'Group" Business Aviation Terminal A-Group, what makes it easy to arrange t...

Lang Lang to Collaborate with Luxaviation-CMI Group

Luxaviation-CMI Group, the second largest corporate aircraft operator in the world, has announced a special collaboration with Lang Lang, the virtuoso Chinese pianist. At a time when Luxaviation-CMI is becoming increasingly active in the high-growth markets of Asia-Pacific, as part of its mission to become the leading global provider of business aviation world-wide, Lang Lang will per...

Results of Summer 2015

Emperor Aviation, the first Maltese operator working on the Russian business aviation market, published rating of the most popular destinations of business jets based on the results of its operations summer of 2015. Summer month traditionally are high season, increase in flight activity comparing to the weak performance in January-February 2015. By the end of the summer...

As Russian saying says - Prepare sledge in summer

"JetPort St. Petersburg",managing company for Business Aviation Center "Pulkovo-3", began preparations for the autumn-winter period (AWP), which traditionally shows an increase in business traffic. One of "JetPort St. Petersburg" structures is own airfield services company. To ensure  perfect apron condition and the quality of passenger servic...

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Corona impact - aviation conferences will change

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New projects are keeping AMAC Aerospace busy as usual

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More facilities, sales growth, and different aircraft certifications expected - Tamarack Aerospace

Tamarack Aerospace announced a recent expansion of local operations. The company has tripled their existing office space in addition to acquiring a third hangar in their facility complex.  T...

ANAC and FAA certification of Synthetic Vision Guidance System for Praetor 500 and Praetor 600

Embraer announced that the Synthetic Vision Guidance System for the midsize Praetor 500 and super-midsize Praetor 600 business jets was awarded certification by both the civil aviation authority...

Airbus H175 to bolster Omni oil and gas operations in Brazil

Omni Taxi Aereo, Brazil’s leading oil and gas transport company and part of OMNI Helicopters International group (OHI), becomes the first operator to introduce the H175 in Brazil. The aircraft h...

DC Aviation adapts successful Covid-19 testing strategy

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Rostec starts assembling parts for the first Russian offshore helicopter Mi-171A3

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