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Important boost for business aviation in MENA

The third edition of the MEBAA Show Morocco was opened today by HE Mr. Mohammed Sajid, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Crafts and Social Economy, Morocco. Upon officially opening the event, the Minister toured some of the exhibitor stands with Ali Alnaqbi, Founding & Executive Chairman of th...

Helicopter on top of the Andes? Yes! The new Airbus H145

The highest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere, culminating at 6,962 metres (22,840 feet)? Yes, Aconcagua it is quite possible for the latest version of the H145! This is the first time a twin-engine helicopter has landed at this altitude, confirming the performance an...


Bombardier Global Jets family has two more certifications

Congratulations Bombardier Business Airraft! Two more certifications for Global jet family!  Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification! The FAA and EASA certifications are expected to follow shortly! “Following their dramatic unveiling last year, these aircraft continue to surprise and surpass expectations. Th...

IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 goes to TAG Farnborough Airport

The newly launched IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 already found the lucky winner - TAG Farnborough Airport for the airport’s achievements in energy efficiency and carbon management. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners in the UK and worldwide, with nearly 15,000 members.&...

Two month after the opening of new terminal Milano Prime lands at the MEBAA Show Morocco 2019

SEA Prime, part of the SEA Group managing, under the brand of Milano Prime, the Business & General Aviation infrastructures of Linate and Malpensa, presents the new Business & General Aviation Terminal of Milano Malpensa international airport, officially inaugurated last 23 July. Milano Prime at Malpensa extends over a surface area of 1,400 m2 in a dedicated area of...

Airbus ACH160 on yacht for first time

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) will this week begin demonstrating the world’s most advanced medium helicopter – the ACH160 – to prospective customers at the Monaco Yacht Show, the world’s foremost super yacht event. The aircraft will form the centrepiece of a triumvirate of Airbus helicopters also including the market-leading ACH145 and the lighte...

New initiative to combat illegal charters at a vibrant ACE 2019 by TACA

ACE19 took place at London Biggin Hill Airport on 17th September and was the most successful of the ACE exhibitions so far. More than 1,100 delegates attended to see 20 aircraft on the static display and 70 exhibitor booths.  There was standing room only for panel discussions on The Future of Operating, The Future of Broking and the Keynote Session on Illegal Charters.  Spea...

Fifth Sterling Pilot Scholar are named by Air BP

Air BP has named its fifth Sterling Pilot Scholar as 18-year old Kristoff Ahlner from Shenfield in Essex.  The scholarship is valued at around £10,000 and aims to assist aspiring UK pilots like Kristoff achieve their Private Pilot’s Licence (PPL).  As the industry faces a global pilot shortage with 790,000 new civil aviation pilots needed to fly the world’s...

Take full advantage of Switzerland all year round

Taking care of an aircraft is a full time job, you can ask every professional of business aviation industry, they will confirm. Aicraft owners, aircraft operators, aicraft management comanies - every of them are looking for best solutions for jets, including sheltering solutions. This is an information you need to read and read once again if needed, because this is about new tailor-made shel...

Let's celebrate the development of business aviation - MEBAA Show Morocco

Less than a week to wait for MEBAA Show Morocco! Are you ready? Check if your registration is done! It will open 25 September at Marrakech Menara Airport, bringing together the leading names of business aviation at the centre of the industry in Africa. Hosted by the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and the Morroccan Office National des Aeroports (ONDA),...

Three Airbus H135s ordered by Romanian Ministry of Interior for air medical services

Airbus Helicopters and the Romanian Ministry of Interior have signed a contract for the purchase of three H135 helicopters and associated support and services for air medical services and search and rescue (SAR) missions in the country, following a four-year framework agreement signed at the end of July 2019 that foresees the procurement of up to ten H135s.   “During 15 yea...

UK Government Grant to ZeroAvia for the Development of Zero Emission Aviation

An important support to the development of  Zero Emission Aviation, a grant of £2.7m (US$3.3 million) grant from the UK Government to ZeroAvia! The UK Government grant is part of the ATI programme, supported by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, the Aerospace Technology Institute and Innovate UK, and will fund ZeroAvia's HyFlyer project to de...

First of Three Global 6000 joined Luftwaffe Fleet

First of three Global 6000 business jets delivered to Germany’s air force, Luftwaffe. The Luftwaffe, a longtime Bombardier aircraft operator, will use the Global 6000 business jets to fulfill political and parliamentary transport requirements. “Bombardier is incredibly pleased that the Luftwaffe will add the Global 6000 aircraft to its flee...

Earn While Learning - check out Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program

The first group of apprentices has begun their two year-program at Piper Aircraft. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August, shadow skilled aircraft assembly workers and learn all aspects of fabrication and assembly of aircraft during the two-year initiative. Additionally, they attend technical classes and receive hands-on training designed to qualify the participants as a Journeyman...

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A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

Industry events are an amazing source of meetings, of discoveries, of learning new things. Thanks to MEBAA Conference Morocco, 50skyshades had a perfect opportunity to discuss with Mr....

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from B...

Farther Again - 8,225 nautical miles with Bombardier Global 7500

To fly farther, a challenge for all aeronautical manufacturers... This time 8,225 nautical miles with Bombardier Global 7500 - longest non-stop city pair in business aviation history flown b...

To bring professionals together in order to move for the next step of industry - Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi

MEBAA Conference Morocco and MEBAA Show Morocco became an opportunity for 50skyshades to see in real time in real life the amazing work of MEBAA, the step by step development of Morocco business...

PAL-V partners with ASL Group for the Future of Air Mobility

The partnership was marked by the signature of a contract between the two companies by their respective CEO's during a ceremony held at the ASL premises in Antwerp, Belgium on August 27, 2019. For...

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“The NeXt Big Thing” and more from Pilatus

The business aviation industry is getting ready for NBAA-BACE 2019 in Las Vegas, it is lke big star of the theater waiting for the step to go from backstage to the scene lights. Pilatus Aircraft reser...

European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM

Amazing news for Gulfstream right before NBAA-BACE - European certification granted to Gulfstream G500TM! That means that the aircraft can be delivered to European customers and the way for Europ...

More ways of offsetting carbon emissions - VALCORA & Shell Aviation

If you look at the photo and you think it is not really aviation related - it's wrong. Here is why: VALCORA’s collaboration with Shell will contribute to The Cordillera Azul National Pa...

MEBAA Insurance tailor made its medical insurance to suit members in UAE

MEBAA has entered into an Agreement with National General Insurance Company (NGI) UAE, to provide uniquely designed Medical Insurance Scheme for its member companies operating within UAE. This associa...

Flying Colours Corp. meets increased demand for ADS-B Out installations

North America-headquartered Flying Colours Corp. will be promoting its ADS – B Out expertise during NBAA- BACE 2019 – Booth C7215 - having performed nearly 50 ADS-B Out installat...

Asia’s Leading Private Jet Charter award goes to Sino Jet

Sino Jet has announced its strategy for continued growth in Asia Pacific. The company, which has just been awarded two coveted World Travel Awards 2019, has also further expanded in the Greater Bay Ar...

A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

Industry events are an amazing source of meetings, of discoveries, of learning new things. Thanks to MEBAA Conference Morocco, 50skyshades had a perfect opportunity to discuss with Mr....