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Morocco planning new business aviation hub airport

Morocco's Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D'Aviation Civile (DGAC) are working jointly on plans to develop Ben Slimane Airport (GMMB/GMD) into the country's main dedicated business aviation hub. This will include a new FBO – while an invitation has...

MEBAA Show Morocco 2015: SHOW BUSINESS - Day Two

With a report on yesterday's developments on the first day of the MEBAA Show Morocco 2015, our SHOW BUSINESS team consider the opportunities created by the joint plans of Morocco’s Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) and Director General D’Aviation Civile (DGAC), to develop B...


Business aviation world comes to Casablanca

MEBAA Show Morocco Inaugurated by Ministry of Equipment, Transport and Logistics MEBAA Show Morocco launched in Casablanca today, hosting the biggest names in business aviation from around the region at Mohammed V International airport. The show was inaugurated by H.E. Mohamed Najib Boulif, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Equipment, Transport and Logistics, H.E. Aziz Rebbah, in Morocco, wi...

Business aviation show debuts in Morocco

MEBAA Show Morocco, the first business aviation show in North Africa, opens today with African companies such as Air Ocean Maroc, AfricAir and Waga Engineering & Distribution exhibiting alongside key business aviation players such as Bombardier and Gulfstream. The two-day event features a static display area, around 50 exhibitors and 25 aircraft and is being held under the high patronage of...

Taking a Ride on a Corporate Plane

Why would a company buy a multimillion-dollar airplane? To get more than that in results. The question is "how?" According to one study, the use of business aircraft can increase the time available to business travelers by at least 40 percent. That doesn't sound like much until you realise that 40 percent can: -- Add two weeks to your company's business calendar. -- Add ano...

The Leather Institute gains FAA certificate

The Leather Institute has been awarded the Federal Aviation Authority Air Agency certificate. The FAA certification allows the company to offer return to service for work done at their repair station and work done in the field with the D100 designation. The company has been refurbishing leather interiors for 15 years and has worked with many OEMs as well fractional and charter companies....

Embraer expands European sales team

Embraer Executive Jets has appointed Atlas Air Service as an authorised sales representative (ASR) in Europe. The deal with the Germany-based company comprises marketing and sales for Embraer’s entire business jet portfolio in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. “I would like to welcome Atlas Air Service and its 45 years of expertise in aviation that will support our sales team f...

Samantha Wishart-Mizsei promoted at Landmark Aviation Luton

Samantha Wishart-Mizsei has been promoted to general manager of Landmark Aviation’s FBO facility at London-Luton Airport. She was formerly the location’s assistant general manager. Cy Farmer, vice president of Landmark Aviation said: “Samantha has been a dedicated member of our leadership team in Luton, and I’m happy to announce her promotion to General Manager. Her indu...

Wheels Up takes delivery of pink King Air for breast cancer awareness

Wheels Up has taken delivery of a pink King Air 350i. The aircraft will fly for a year in the pink version of the Wheels Up scheme as a way to increase awareness of breast cancer. heels Up’s Kenny Dichter hopes that pink King Air will not only raise awareness, but also help raise funds for Dubin Breast Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Starting in October, Wheels Up...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim reveal website makeover

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has launched a new website with improved functionality, design and navigation. “This new website design was developed to better connect with our existing and potential customers by offering them an improved user experience where they can easily view all our services and offerings,” commented Holger Ostheimer, General Manager of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim....

Royal Jet sees clearer as GCAA approves EVS

Abu Dhabi-based Royal Jet is the first charter operator in the UAE to receive regulatory approval from the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to use enhanced visual system technology in its two recently delivered Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft. The technology has also been given the go-ahead to be fitted in the two new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) aircraft that are due to arrive green...

Embraer’s Legacy 450 Receives FAA Certification

Embraer Executive Jets today announced that its new Legacy 450 business jet received type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The approval comes a few weeks after the aircraft earned certification from Brazil’s civil aeronautics authority (ANAC).  “The FAA certification highlights our commitment to delivering innovative products that go beyond cus...

Let us introduce - Mi-38

Mi-38 prototypes were presented during MAKS 2015 airshow. On the eve of certification of the helicopter, which is scheduled for 2015 at the Kazan Helicopter Production (KHP) started assembly of the first production batch. At the moment Mi-38 passes certification tests at the "Milya" Moscow helicopter factory. It involves the last two prototypes - the thir...

Gulfstream delivers a G280 to Taiwan

Gulfstream has delivered a G280 to a Taiwanese customer for the first time. 280 MSN 2073 / B-66666 arrived in Taiwan on August 30, having completed its delivery flight from Gulfstream’s Savannah manufacturing facility. The aircraft flew to Anchorage, and then onto Sendai Japan. Following a nightstop at Sendai, the aircraft flew on to Taipei. The Gulfstream G280 will be privately ope...

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FAA Certified Piper 100i on display for the first time at Sun-n-Fun

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Daher showcases its Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft families at the Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo

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Sheltair partners with SUN ‘n FUN, pledges to fuel the future generation of aviation professionals

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Development of private air transport for COVID-19 vaccines - Embraer

As demand for the COVID-19 vaccine transportation increases around the world, Embraer has released technical information to assist customers on how its business jets can be optimized to transport thes...

Philippines - next expansion of Daher Kodiak 100 aircraft international sales network - NeBeSci as its dealership

NeBeSci has been appointed as Daher’s Kodiak 100 dealership in the Philippines, providing an in-country sales presence for this multi-mission turboprop-powered utility aircraft at the south...

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Viasat Ka-band In-Flight Connectivity System approved by FAA and EASA for Bombardier Challenger 300-Series Aircraft

A regulatory approval for the installation and use of Viasat’s Ka-band in-flight connectivity business aviation system on in-service Bombardier Challenger 300 and Challenger 350&n...

4G streaming Wi-Fi fleet wide - Jet Edge partners Gogo Business Aviation

Jet Edge announced  a new partnership with Gogo Business Aviation. The long-term partnership will upgrade Jet Edge's AdvantEdge and Managed super-mid and large cabin fleet to AVANCE L5,...

Gary Jet Center becomes Cirrus Aircraft authorized service center

Gary Jet Center (GJC) is proud to announce today that it entered into an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft to be an Authorized Service Center (ASC) for the aircraft manufacturer and its growing base of c...

FAI renews multi-year partnership with McLaren Racing

FAI Aviation Group has renewed its partnership with world-famous race team, McLaren Racing. Most recently, FAI organised the trip which departed from Farnborough Airport, Hampshire, the UK’...

Modern technology & Retro styling- Special 75th anniversary edition Beechcraft Bonanza

Textron Aviation has turned to an aviation legend and founding member of the Beechcraft brand to commemorate a milestone for one of its most iconic aircraft. The company announced a special edition 75...

Completion of 100th Global 7500 business jet wing manufactured in Texas

Bombardier celebrated the completion of the 100th wing for its Global 7500 business jet, a significant milestone for the industry-leading aircraft and for the company’s facil...

Constant Aviation got FAA Safety Management System Certification

Constant Aviation announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has accepted its fully functional SMS as being in “Active Conformance” with the FAA’s Part 5 Voluntary...