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A major step with commitment to cross-country travel - Jet It

Jet It announced the addition of the first two Gulfstream G150 aircraft to its current fleet of HondaJet aircraft. Jet It co-founder and CEO Glenn Gonzales stated: "We are focused on providing more value to our shareholders. With the addition of the first of many G...

DRONAMICS Black Swan UAV – ushering in a new era for the global freight industry

Like black swans, the ability to fly cargo at the cost of road freight has long been considered impossible to exist. 7 of december at 19:30 CET, at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, DRONAMICS revealed to the world The Black Swan - an advanced unmanned airplane that is the most fuel-efficient cargo air...


The efficient & ready-made vertiport network solution for urban eVTOL operations - Volocopter VoloPort

Volocopter unveiled a comprehensive VoloPort handbook for the physical infrastructure supporting electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft operations. This detailed handbook is a valuable resource for Volocopter partners building UAM infrastructure that guides readers through the design, construction, material use, infrastructure adaptability, and facility operations. The knowledge...

Pathways to Net Zero Flight - 4AIR partners with the University of Cambridge Aviation Impact Accelerator

4AIR has partnered with the Aviation Impact Accelerator (AIA), led by the University of Cambridge, to develop interactive, evidence-based tools to engage decision-makers, the aviation industry and the public about how to achieve Net Zero Flight – no additional climate-changing emissions from flight activity. The partnership is being financed by 4AIR and its Aviation Climate Fund, whi...

Safety, quality, training and advocacy partnership - Air Ambulance Programs Life Flight Network and Life Link III

Two independent, hospital-owned, not-for-profit air ambulance programs, Life Flight Network and Life Link III, today announced the signing of a letter of intent to launch a strategic alliance. This alliance will bring the organizations together to collaborate on best practices, process improvement, quality initiatives, and safety, all with a focus on the patients and communities they serve. The...

Certification milestones - G500 and G600 demonstrated steep-approach landings

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced performance accomplishments for its next-generation Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600. Both aircraft successfully demonstrated steep-approach landings into London City Airport in England, as well as Lugano Airport and Sion Airport in Switzerland. The milestone demonstrations of low-speed handling and short-field landing capability were celebrated with a...

Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Amsterdam - Jet Aviation partners with Neste

Jet Aviation signed an agreement with Neste to secure and offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel on-site at its FBO located at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, effective immediately. Neste MY SAF is Jet A-1 certified and has the same operational qualities as traditional fossil fuel. It requires no aircraft modifications or further approvals. Under the agreement with Neste, Jet Aviation h...

Signature Aviation has acquired Vail Valley Jet Center FBO

Signature Aviation announced its purchase of Vail Valley Jet Center FBO at the Eagle County Regional Airport in Colorado. The addition to Signature’s global network marks its fourth FBO within the state and the first outside of the Denver area.  The Eagle County Regional Airport is idyllically located near many of North America’s most popular ski resorts, including Va...

Dual celebration – NetJets took delivery of first Global 7500 as Bombardier delivered 1,000th Global aircraft

The delivery of 1,000th Global aircraft completed. The major milestone was reached as the NetJets team led by Patrick Gallagher, President, Sales, Marketing and Services, took delivery of the private aviation company’s first Global 7500 business jet. The addition of a Global 7500 aircraft to the NetJets fleet redefines its large-cabin, long-range offer...

Beijing Police strengthens its long range, high capacity law enforcement with AW189 helicopter order

Beijing General Aviation Co., Ltd. placed an order for two AW189 super-medium twin engine helicopters which will be delivered to Beijing Police as the end user to strengthen its law enforcement, search and rescue, and fire-fighting capabilities in the Chinese Capital’s metropolitan area. The first aircraft will be delivered in the first half of 2022, with the second one following in Q1 2023....

The Helicopter Company expands fleet with 26 aircraft from Airbus Helicopters

The Helicopter Company, established by the Public Investment Fund as the first and only helicopter services provider licensed to operate commercial flights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, today announced that it has signed a second purchase agreement with Airbus Helicopters. The agreement was signed by Raid Ismail, Chairman of the Board of THC and Bruno Even, CEO of Airbus Helicopters, i...

New partnership to develop Urban Air Mobility operations in Australia - Eve and Nautilus Aviation

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions and Nautilus Aviation announced a partnership focused on accelerating the development of the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Australia. The partnership will see the introduction of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft serving some of Queensland’s most iconic tourism attractions including the Great Barrier Reef. As...

Skyports partners with MassDOT to land its drone services in Massachusetts, USA

Skyports has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT) Aeronautics Division to demonstrate how its drone services could link communities across the Cape Cod region in Massachusetts, USA. MassDOT is investigating the uses of drones as a solution to connecting its remote communities to everyday services such as healthcare and logistics, and in particul...

Tamarack Performance SMARTWING being flight tested

The King Air 350 being flight tested across the U.S. joins the King Air 200 modification on its evaluation journey, both featuring Tamarack patented load alleviation capabilities identified as the most dramatic sustainable technology available today in aviation. Military and civilian customers alike are showing great interest in Tamarack’s latest King Air modification.  Tamarack&rs...

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UTG PA sums up 2021 and announces plans for the future

Last year marked the appearance of a new player in the Russian business aviation market. In April 2021, UTG PA, a part of UTG Group, became the new operator of the Domodedovo Business Aviation Center....

Cirrus Aircraft reveals the 2022 G6 SR series

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Eve & Falko partnership to develop global operator network with a potential order for 200 eVTOLs

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Bristow Group to provide search and rescue helicopter services to Netherlands Coastguard

Bristow Group announced that the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has awarded Bristow their prestigious contract to provide search and rescue helicopter capacity to the Netherlands Coas...

Jet Aviation received IS-BAH Stage II safety registration certificates for The Netherlands

Jet Aviation has received IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. The company currently operates 27 IS-BAH-registered FBOs around the world. I...

30 years of crucial coverages for the aviation community - Avsurance

Avsurance - Avfuel Corporation in-house aviation insurance subsidiary—celebrated a banner 30th anniversary with its best year to date providing crucial coverages for the aviation commu...

Garmin Smart Glide now available for the G3X Touch flight display and G5 electronic flight instrument

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Right Rudder Aviation announced as new Pipistrel Aircraft U.S. distributor

Pipistrel is focused on continuous improvement. Constantly innovating throughout all aspects of our operations and shaping the future of aviation by developing and delivering cutting ed...

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