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Growth of Business Jet Market Forecast at 6.86% CAGR to 2020

Study of the Global Business Jets Market 2015 and Global Business Jet Market 2015-2019 are the latest aviation research reports that review the business jet industry with information on its players, current status and forecasts. Complete report on business jet market for 2015-2020 spread across 6...

Bombardier at JetExpo 2015 with new Challenger 650

Bombardier as a part of Jet Expo 2015 presented to the public three business jets. Along with the Challenger 350 and Global 6000, Canadians have shown for the first time for Russian public new Challenger 650, the first deliveries of which are scheduled for late 2015. BizavNews talk...


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 able to talk with the head of Dassault Falcon Communication department Vadim Feldzer, who spoke about...

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 extremely fast. The tech-savvy, Kanye-following millennials, often collectively referred to as the gener...

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...

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Clay Lacy breaks ground on $20 Million, 11-acre FBO and MRO development at Waterbury-Oxford Airport

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World first Airbus Helicopters ACH160 delivered to a Brazilian customer

Airbus Helicopters has delivered the world's first ACH160 to a customer in Brazil on the eve of the 17th edition of the Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition at...

Order for the first Bombardier Challenger 3500 based in Europe for charter operations with Air Corporate

First European Bombardier Challenger 3500 business jet just ordered by Italian-based operator, Air Corporate. This will be the first company to offer the aircraft&nb...

Deadline approaches for Business Aviation Scholarships from IADA

The International Aircraft Dealers Association is accepting applications through Sept. 1 from business aviation students for scholarships. Grants funded by the IADA Foundation will range from $1,000 t...

AMAC Aerospace - busy July - Pre-Purchase Inspection, AOG support and re-deliveries

A privately-owned Boeing B737 came to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland to undergo a Pre-Purchase Inspection (‘PPI’). A 144-month check, Service Bulletins and Airworthiness Directi...

GlobeAir adopts The Climate Jet Club Concept

The Climate Jet Club and GlobeAir are launching an innovative Jet Card Program. With private jet charters rising in demand across the globe and especially in Europe, Austrian-based operator of Ce...

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General Aviation carbon offsetting even more accessible - 4AIR

4AIR has launched a General Aviation Program to enable private pilots to offset the impact of their own flight activities. Similar to the program for other aviation stakeholders such as busi...

Meghna Aviation expands fleet with two Bell helicopters

Meghna Aviation Ltd. in Bangladesh has signed a purchase agreement for two Bell helicopters, a Bell 505 and a Bell 407GXi. Established in 2011, Meghna Aviation is a part of Meghna Group of Indust...

Thrive Aviation earns prestigious ARG/US Platinum Safety Rating

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Bristow orders of up to 55 BETA Technologies ALIA-250 eVTOL aircraft

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