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Class-leading, Large-cabin Trio at Dubai Airshow

Gulfstream G650ER, G600, G500 And Special Missions Display Return To Middle East! “Gulfstream continues to expand its support of the growing Middle-Eastern market — now more than ever with the reveal of our new ultralong-range flagship, the Gulfstream G700,” said Mark Burns, pre...

Air Partner Opens Office in Dubai

Great news - looking to it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region, Air Partner opens its new office in Dubai! The office, which is located in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), offers Air Partner's full suite of Chart...


Key supplier for new industry flagship Gulfstream G700 - GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace has been selected as a key supplier on the new Gulfstream G700 business jet. This agreement is a continuation of the long-term business relationship between Gulfstream and GKN Aerospace. GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business began participating in Gulfstream’s very successful business jet programs in 1993.  John Pritchard, GKN Aerospace’s CEO for Aerostr...

We are living interesting times for the business aviation industry - meet David McCown

Events are an amazing place to met people, to find out more about them, to discuss the industry and latest trends. Amazing when there is the "good energy" you share and the same vision of how things goes. We had this chance talking to David McCown, President of Air Partner US subsidiary. We won't even hide the fact that his flying experience in France had a special charm for us...

The endurance of future Bye Aerospace eAircraft to be increased

A 12-month collaborative programme, announced in late July  is began by OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace. The programme seeks to achieve a 50% to 100% increase in flight time from a single charge on future Bye Aerospace eAircraft. An innovative Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) battery technology, developed by OXIS,offers significant benefits to aviation markets. Compared to existing Li-ion bat...

The aviation is forever changed - Garmin Autoland System

“Today, aviation is forever changed as we introduce one of the industry’s most significant innovations – the first Autoland system for general aviation aircraft,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “The unveiling of Autoland demonstrates Garmin’s deep commitment to develop advanced technologies that enhance aviation safety and save lives.” In...

Vertis Charter Management Programme added Bombardier Global 5000

Vertis Charter Management Programme added Bombardier Global 5000. It will be marketed exclusively for charter through the international Vertis network of offices spanning the North Americas, Middle East, Africa, and Europe. The privately owned and operated Global 5000 is based at London Luton Airport, and available for charter immediately offering long-range comfort, an extremely spaciou...

Getting ready for the "Big Game" - Air Partner Ultra-Premium packages

“The annual Big Game is among the most popular events for private jet travel in the world, and with this year’s game marking the culmination of the 100th season anniversary of the NFL, we expect it to be one of the busiest yet,” said David McCown, president of Air Partner U.S. “Air Partner has collaborated with Flag in the Sand to bring our JetCard clien...

MEBAA leadership position to be confirmed at Dubai Airshow 2019

Two leading aviation shows in the region: Dubai Airshow and MEBAA Show. The fact that both these shows occur in Dubai, UAE, makes it more unique due to the strategic location and the buzzing market, attracting millions and trading in billions of dollars in the course.These shows attract the best in the industry, large and small, with the experts networking across the board.  As an ass...

Holidays are coming - Three newcomers to Clay Lacy Aviation fleet

Thinking about busy holiday season Clay Lacy Aviation has some important additions to its fleet - Gulfstream G650ER, Falcon 7X and Pilatus PC-24. All that is left to clients - make their choice of the aircraf. A 16-passenger, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650ER, a 16-passenger, long-range and fuel-efficient Dassault Falcon 7X tri-jet and the East Coast’s first Pil...

Welcome to the New Cambridge Jet Centre

Welcome to the New Cambridge Jet Centre! Since last Friday, 1 of November, you can enjoy in-house FBO services to its executive business charter customers! Investment has included redesigning and rebranding the existing centre on Newmarket Road, to offer up- to-the minute facilities and bring it in line with its eye-catching new pink and blue colour scheme, introduced this summer as p...

Liebherr-Aerospace to supply components to Rolls-Royce Pearl 700

Liebherr-Aerospace will contribute to the next-generation business jet engine Rolls-Royce  Pearl 700! The comany has been selected to supply the pneumatic component package the Pearl 700: Both the pneumatic valves and the actuation devices that control pneumatic power around the engine have been designed, are manufactured and serviced by&n...

Swift UAV Services Team Assists Bahamian Ministry Support Efforts

The Governement of Bahamas recently engaged Swift Engineering's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Team to support the country's post-hurricane relief efforts. Following the Category 5 Hurricane that caused damage along with parts of its archipelago, the government engaged Swift to conduct 98 day and night mapping missions over two weeks. The team utilized its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV...

VIP helicopter charter company debuts at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

A debut of Luxaviation Helicopters ... sounds strange? However it is true - this is the first time for the company at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Charlotte Pedersen, CEO, Luxaviation Helicopters, says: “Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show provides an excellent opportunity for us to discuss with new and existing customers how we can support them in combining their yacht ex...

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Innovations, tomorrow aircraft, development - meet Mike Ingram from Honeywell Aerospace

As we've states already several times, big events is the best place to meet aviation professionals and to discuss the future of the industry. We had such opportunity during Dubai Airshow, exchangi...

Faces of business aviation - meet Doug Stevens, Medical Director of FAI Air Ambulance

  During an unique event "Faces of Business Aviation", organized by European Business Aviation Association and hosted by Marian-Jean Marinescu, we had an opportunity to assist a...

Successful launch of Inmarsat GX5 satellite

Do you ask yourself how it work, when you use modern inflight Wi-Fi capacity? Maybe because I am curious, I was wondering what is the mechanism, how comes we can be so connected nowadays while fl...

1700th PC-12 delivered to Jetfly Aviation

Amazing quote from Pilatus - "Leadership is never self-appointed, Leadership Is Earned!"  This is exactly why PC-12 has clearly earned its leadership position in the segment a...

First European customer took the delivery of Gulfstream G500

First European customer took the delivery of the Gulfstream G500! Congratulations! The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service i...

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World’s First ISO Approved Drone Safety Standards announced

Today the world’s first ISO approved drone standards have been announced by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) following a 12-month period of consultation with drone p...

Mississauga Welcomes new Bombardier Global Manufacturing Centre

Mississauga will be home to a new global manufacturing centre for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands. "Mississauga is...

Gulfstream moves EU Parts Distribution Center near Amsterdam

Gulfstream Aerospace has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-us...

Innovations, tomorrow aircraft, development - meet Mike Ingram from Honeywell Aerospace

As we've states already several times, big events is the best place to meet aviation professionals and to discuss the future of the industry. We had such opportunity during Dubai Airshow, exchangi...

World Travel Awards named Jetex World's Leading FBO Brand

28 of November, WTA’s Grand Final Gala Ceremony held at the Royal Opera House of Muscat became special for Jetex. This is quite an achievemnt - to win three highly-coveted awards at the pre...

Faces of business aviation - meet Doug Stevens, Medical Director of FAI Air Ambulance

  During an unique event "Faces of Business Aviation", organized by European Business Aviation Association and hosted by Marian-Jean Marinescu, we had an opportunity to assist a...

Tim Fagan joins Aerion Supersonic as chief of interior design

Aerion announced that Tim Fagan has joined Aerion as the company's chief of industrial design and will lead the team for the interior design of the AS2 supersonic business jet....