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New Chairman Nick Weston outlines his vision for BACA – The Air Charter Association

TheBACA Spring Lunch took place at Merchant Taylors Hall in London on April 3rd where a record number of guests saw past chairman Richard Mumford officially hand over the chain of office to new chair Nick Weston. The Spring Lunch has become so successful that to cope with the demand for tickets ther...

Get ready to ACJ319 at ABACE show

Are you ready to ABACE? Airbus Corporate Jets will highlighte an ACJ319, demonstrating the benefits of the best business jet cabin in the sky. The aircraft, which  is being shown for the first time, is operated by EVA Airways and available for VVIP charter. It features a stylish He...


FCG OPS Opens a Crew Briefing Facility at Tallinn Airport

FCG OPS opens a Briefing facility for business aviation crews at Tallinn International Airport. This is the third crew Briefing created by Flight Consulting Group. The crew room in Tallinn includes a comfortable seating area with armchairs, a workspace with a computer and a printer, free Wi-Fi, and a kitchenette. Earlier, two crew Briefings were opened at FBO RIGA business aviation cen...

Global pet travel program - ask VistaPet how to do your best

Are you flyiing with pts? Are you worried about them during the flight? Do you have questions how to do better? The answer is quite simple -VistaPet -  the most comprehensive program designed to ensure all passengers feel welcome – even if they are four-legged. Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals is increasingly important:...

FAI Aviation Group celebrates 30 years of operations

FAI Aviation Group will return to EBACE next month (Avinode Stand #B71) as itcelebrates 30 years of business jet operations.  Founded in 1987 as a private repatriation club flying helicopters, FAI moved into business jet flying two years later.  Over the past three decades, Nuremberg-based FAI has grown its fixed wing fleet from a single Citation 500 and two rescue...

1,000th installation of next-generation inflight broadband solutions

Congratulations to Inmarsat on the milestone achievement - 1,000th installation of next-generation inflight broadband solutions! The celebration took place at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, highlighting the growing market dominance and adoption of Inmarsat’s three award-winning new connectivity services, GX Aviation, Jet ConneX and European Aviation Network (EAN)...

Krimson supports next generation of African aviators in Addis Ababa

As the aviation industry faces an increasingly challenging recruitment environment,Krimson, the Ethiopia-based flight support company, is playing its part to support education at ` grass roots level. Dawit Lemma, Krimson CEO, is providing volunteer teaching services to students taking the Brevet d'Initiation Aéronautique (BIA) course at the Lycée Guébré-Mariam,...

Welcome New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough

We say Welcome to a New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough - Thierry Barré! Thierry Barr√©, who joins TAG’s Maintenance Services Centre with immediate effect, was previously Technical Director of a Business Jet MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) company based in Europe and brings extensive customer relations expertise and strong M...

Recruitment event by Flying Colours Corp. attracts new and existing talents

First recruitment event was held by Flying Colours Corp. on Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March to attract new and existing talent to the expanding North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions company. More than 230 people sent resumes prior to the event, and of those 50 face-to-face interviews were held with pre-screened candidates. An additional 110 walk-in candidates attended...

Columbia Helicopters sees opportunities in Europe

By Jeremy Parkin Columbia Helicopters was attending AFF Europe 2019 to build its knowledge, contacts and reputation in Europe.  The Oregon-based operator sees opportunities in countries which currently fly just fixed-wing firefighting aircraft, and are bringing the message of the benefits in a mixed fleet of fixed and rotary wing.  The operator also expects to star...

Dassault Aircraft Services Florida Satellite Service Center is opened

Dassault Aircraft Services Stuart (KSUA) satellite service center was relocated from West Palm Beach, in order to better meet the needs of the customer fleet in the area as well as transient aircraft. “When our customers expressed a desire for an expansion of capacity and services in Southern Florida, we listened. Our move to Stuart features a larger space and will offer a v...

Less than 4 hours to fly from Los Angeles to New York

Once again, one more Key Speed Record, this time between Los Angeles and New York! Bombardier Global 7500 jet proved again an amazing performance! The award-winning, clean-sheet-design Global 7500 business jet left Van Nuys Airport at 7:01 AM local time on March 24, 2019, and arrived at Teterboro Airport at 1:55 PM local time, completing the coast-to-coast mission in 3 hours and 54 mi...

French Touch of Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère

Episode 3, already, on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance! This time you have a "french touch" inside opinion by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère   Azur Hélicoptère has facilities in Cannes, Nice, St Tropez, Monaco, Lyon and Courchevel, making us one of France’s leading helicopter charter companies, specialising i...

Collins Aerospace’s VenueTM selected for FAI ‘Project Pearl’

Collins Aerospace’s latest VenueTMcabin management system and high definition entertainment system were selected by FAI Technik for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin refurbishment project, named “Project Pearl.”  Project Pearl represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type. The five month project will include 60, 120 and 240-month...

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10 million flying hours achieved by Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine entered service back in 1987. So by now it has achieved an amazing, incredible milestone - 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights! The engine powe...

Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA

Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA. Sad news. Why? What happened? On April 18 an FAA emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) on the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet was issued. All Cirrus...

Embraer Praetor 600 awarded Type Certification

Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) grated Type Certificate to new Embraer Praetor 600 super-midsize business...

The sky is the limit for Business Aviation in Asia

The ABACE 2019 is almost behind, so organizers are already looking back, analyzing, thinking of the future edition. They said the growing show pointed to a continual increase in speed and...

According to Asian Sky Group, Sino Jet is fastest growing operator in China

During ABACE 2019 Asian Sky Group has released statistics, proving that Sino Jet is now the fastest growing operator in China. According to the report, there are 292 jets among the top te...

ExecuJet is growing in Asia Pacific and boosts heavy maintenance capabilities in China

Meeting ExecuJet team at ABACE you will find out about at least two important things. First of all - a record year in Asia Pacific. Let's see in In details: fleet additions - three...

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Successful first flight of ACJ319neo

On 24th April 2019,ACJ319neo, powered with New engine option, successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min. It was the beginning of a short flight-test prog...

Welcome to the new Four Seasons Private Jet

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021. A new A321LR aircraft, part of the new Airbus NEO famil...

Biz Jet Markets Are Giving Back 2018 Price Increases

The used business jet market is in flux as a result of political uncertainties, increased availability of good pre-owned inventory, and limited access to pre-buy inspection facilities due to a higher...

FAA approval for EASA MRO licence for FAI Technik

The maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, FAI Technik GmbH, received FAA approval for its EASA Part 145 licence. With the certificate in place, the company is fully aut...

Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props we...

10 million flying hours achieved by Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine entered service back in 1987. So by now it has achieved an amazing, incredible milestone - 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights! The engine powe...

Embraer Praetor 600 awarded Type Certification

Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) grated Type Certificate to new Embraer Praetor 600 super-midsize business...