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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 a...

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 extr...


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...

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 current plans. Like rival contender Boeing, NG has not yet confirmed a partner for the rad...

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 growing steadily, despite various upheavals in the industry. Since January Avinco closed 18 deals for...

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...

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Welcome King Air 260 to Textron Aviation renowned turboprop lineup

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Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet will be joining Luxaviation UK managed fleet

December 11 2020 will be special, as Cirrus Aircraft Vision Jet will be joining Luxaviation UK managed fleet. This single-engine jet, based in Milan, will be the first Luxaviation...

Flexjet, the Praetor fleet launch customer got delivery of first Praetor 600

Embraer has delivered the first jet in a fleet of Praetor 600s to Flexjet. The aircraft will be used for the company’s burgeoning operations in Europe. Flexjet is the Praetor fleet launch c...

Malta Aviation Conference and Expo - looking back and forward

It has been just a few days now since we've lived 3 days Malta Aviation Conference and Expo, a virtual one, however we enjoyed it for 300%. We had a chance to ask while it is still so fr...

Is private aviation marketing missing something?

By Cdr. Bud Slabbaert It didn’t happen just once that a five start resort in the Caribbean asked me for my advice on finding a private charter for a guest of theirs. I’m not a broker an...

New customer service centre - Rolls-Royce strenghthens Gulfstream on-site support

The latest Rolls-Royce customer support facility in Savannah is officially opened! The new 62,000 sqft (5,800 m²) Savannah Customer Service Centre is adjacent to the new Gulfs...

Europe first authorized Bell 505 dealership in Germany - Rheinland Air Service

Rheinland Air Service is officially appointed as the first German dealer for the Bell 505. Approaching 50 years of business aviation experience, RAS is a proven provider of expert aviation sales...

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AMAC Aerospace - new maintenance projects on Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream and Airbus

Several new maintenance project are starting at AMAC Aerospace. A privately-owned Gulfstream IV will undergo multiple C-checks and a minor update of the interior cabin. On a privately-owned Bombardier...

Continued expansion - SPARFELL San Marino received AOC

Congratulations SPARFELL San Marino on recently received its AOC from the Civil Aviation Authority of the Republic of San Marino. The first SPARFELL San Marino AOC aircraft in managemen...

Six AW119Kx helicopters to strengthen security and rescue operations in Brazil

Polícia Rodoviária Federal of Brazil will introduce into service six AW119Kx single engine helicopters. The first aircraft is expected to be introduced in Brazil beginning next year...

Metrojet ten-year advocacy of International aviation safety standards is recognized by IBAC

The Hong Kong-based Metrojet Limited is the first and only local operator recognised by the International Business Aviation Council for its ten-year support and participation in In...

Welcome King Air 260 to Textron Aviation renowned turboprop lineup

The new era has come for Textron Aviation renowned Beechcraft King Air 200 series aircraft - please welcome with the Beechcraft King Air 260 turboprop. Featuring the latest te...

Two top-of-the-line aircraft joined TAG Aviation Asia fleet

TAG Aviation welcomes a new Gulfstream G600 and a new Bombardier Global 7500 to its Asia fleet in the fourth quarter of 2020. TAG Aviation is one of the few operators in the region managing the two ne...

Flexjet, the Praetor fleet launch customer got delivery of first Praetor 600

Embraer has delivered the first jet in a fleet of Praetor 600s to Flexjet. The aircraft will be used for the company’s burgeoning operations in Europe. Flexjet is the Praetor fleet launch c...