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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives Stage 2 IS-BAH certification

As further proof of its commitment to provide customers with the highest levels of service and safety, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 2 certification for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South. DCAF had...

Bombardier Demonstration Aircraft Operations Team earns highest recognition by IBAC

The demonstration aircraft operations team of Bombardier has once again earned the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations Stage 3 accreditation for its ongoing commitment to the implementation of a robust safety culture. Stage 3 designation is the highest level of rec...


Centreline introduces Sustainable Aviation Fuel as part of Carbon Neutral Flight Strategy

Bristol based aviation business Centreline AV Limited, has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its FBO at Bristol Airport. As the first non-network user and independent retailer of SAF in the UK, Centreline, a Pula Aviation Services Limited (PASL) business, has invested in the infrastructure to supply SAF as part of PASL’s commitment to reduce the enviro...

Eco-Sustainable Vertiport in Italy - EHang Partners & Giancarlo Zema Design Group

EHang partners with an Italian architecture firm Giancarlo Zema Design Group (GZDG) to extend its air mobility solutions in the EU. With EHang’s passenger-grade AAV technologies and air mobility solutions, GZDG has designed and will build an eco-sustainable vertiport in Italy. The vertiport will use green design and construction materials, and can generate energy to recharge the EH216 passen...

Gulfstream APU repair facility recognized by Honeywell as Center Of Excellence

Gulfstream Aerospace auxiliary power unit repair facility has been recognized as a Center of Excellence by Honeywell Aerospace, the APU manufacturer.  “Gulfstream has been a longstanding partner with Honeywell and has established itself as an APU Repair and Overhaul Center of Excellence,” said Neil Hounjet, senior director, BGA Aftermarket Business, Honeywell Aerospace. “...

The completion manager is not enough - a private jet owner deserves more

A one-of-a-kind private jet that meets your needs and reflects your aspirations requires bespoke solutions. Camber Aviation Management’s experts have created a tailored package that delivers above and beyond standard completion management services - the Streamline Method™. Camber has built a bridge connecting private jet clients to a robust aircraft selection and outfitting process foc...

AW109 Trekker enters the Indonesian helicopter market

Leonardo delivered an AW109 Trekker light twin to FlyKomala of Indonesia, marking the entrance of the type into the country’s helicopter market. The aircraft will be used by the operator to carry out a range of missions including passenger transport, utility transport, disaster relief, and emergency support duties. FlyKomala will benefit from best in class performance and payload, large...

Business aviation market recovers - ExecuJet expands Middle East fleet

ExecuJet expands its Middle East activities, adding a Global 6000 and a Global 7500 to the regional fleet. The Global 6000, which joined the fleet in February 2021 for a Turkish client, is based at Istanbul’s Atta Turk International Airport. The new Global 7500, which joined the fleet in December 2020 to become the first Global 7500 in the Middle East and the third aircra...

New Praetor 500 conversion delivered to AirSprint

First conversion of a Legacy 450 to a Praetor 500 jet delivered for AirSprint Private Aviation. The Canadian Fractional Ownership company has another Legacy 450 scheduled to convert to a Praetor 500 this year, in addition to the delivery of a brand-new Praetor 500, also in 2021. With these additions, AirSprint will have three Praetor 500s in their fleet, and a total of nine Embraer aircraft. ...

A takeoff in a pandemic - JetClub launches fractional ownership business aviation programme in Europe

JetClub, founded by Vishal Hiremath and Glenn Gonzales, former Honda and Gulfstream executives, has announced its plans to launch in mainland Europe in the spring of 2021. The company’s sister brand, Jet It, has been successfully operating in the US for the past two and half years and the Group now operates a fleet of eleven HondaJet aircraft, globally, making it the largest HondaJet op...

ROTORTRADE reports sustained 2020 results and pursues active global development

Rotortrade announced healthy results for 2020 reaching 27 bookings within the 12 month period only 3 less than 2019. “While slightly below our targets set pre-Covid, we are very satisfied with our results which show our resilience and most of all the adequacy of our business model. Having now 9 locations around the world has enabled us to stay agile and close to our customers...

Falcon 6X Maiden Flight dedicated to Olivier Dassault

Dassault Aviation Falcon 6X has successfully completed its first flight as planned in the first quarter of 2021, demonstrating the maturity of the program and opening the test campaign for certification. “Today’s flight is another milestone in Dassault history, made all the more satisfying by the remarkable efforts of the entire Dassault organization and its partners over the challe...

Innovative King Air ground cooling aftermarket upgrade available for Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series

Federal Aviation Administration approved Supplemental Type Certificate for the new Beechcraft King Air Ground Cooling aftermarket upgrade for Beechcraft King Air 200 and 300 series turboprops. With King Air Ground Cooling installed, customers can provide flood cooling into the cabin before departure, enhancing passenger and crew comfort. Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker custo...

Vertis Aviation adds Africa-based Challenger 604 to portfolio

Switzerland-based Vertis Aviation, is expanding its footprint in Africa with the addition of a Bombardier Challenger 604 to the Vertis Charter Management Programme, VCMP. This is the second aircraft to sign up to the VCMP in as many months and represents the first Challenger 604 that the Argus Certified Broker will exclusively market for charter.  Based in Accra, Ghana the Challenger 604 s...

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First fully outfitted Gulfstream G700 - interior elements join flight-test program

Gulfstream G700 aircraft dedicated to testing the cabin experience has flown for the first time and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the steadily maturing certification program.&...

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...

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

Piper Aircraft announced that for the first time a FAA certified Pilot 100i will be on display at Sun-n-Fun. The Pilot 100i received type certification from the Federal Aviation Adminis...

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

Daher is to highlight its aircraft product line during next week’s Sun ’n Fun Aerospace Expo at Lakeland Linder International Airport with a side-by-side presence of the Kodiak and TBM sin...

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

Sheltair proudly announces that it has agreed to an official partnership with SUN ‘n FUN, supporting the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) while becoming the official fuel provider for the w...

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...

The fastest connection to Venice - Pilatus PC-24

For the first time, a business jet lands on the grass runway of the airport closest to the world-famous Italian city of Venice- A premiere for Venice-Lido! The flight aboard a PC-24 provides...

Advanced Flight of New Zealand took delivery of first five-blade Airbus ACH145 helicopter

New Zealand VIP and charter operator Advanced Flight, launch customer for the new Airbus ACH145 with five rotor-blades, has taken delivery of its helicopter. The aircraft is the latest version of t...

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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...

Desert Jet partners with BMW Performance Center West

Desert Jet announced an exclusive collaborative partnership with the BMW Performance Center West (BMW PCW). The collaboration enables visiting pilots and their passengers who utilize the executiv...

First fully outfitted Gulfstream G700 - interior elements join flight-test program

Gulfstream G700 aircraft dedicated to testing the cabin experience has flown for the first time and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the steadily maturing certification program.&...

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...

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...

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...