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Beyond Aircraft Transactions - 10 years of Mente Group success

10 years of success, of growth, of happy clients, of further development, national and international...Mente Group is celebrating its10th anniversary this month!  Since its founding in Dallas by President and CEO Brian Proctor in 2009, the company has successfully handled more than $3.5 bi...

Piper Malibu and its UK pilots to claim new World Record

  16 countries in 24 hours with Piper Malibu light aircraft!  Intrepid British pilots Mike Roberts and Nicholas Rogers are awaiting formal verification of their feat from the Guinness World Record Organisation. Currently it lists the most countrie...


Rapid development of inflight mobile broadband services

A new contract is announced between Inmarsat and Space Norway and its subsidiary Space Norway HEOSAT. it meant to support the continued fast-paced development of its award-winning GX Aviation and Jet ConneX inflight connectivity solutions.​ The new payloads, GX10A & 10B, will provide Inmarsat’s airline and business aviation customers with even more capacity to meet rapidly g...

Private jet flying trends among Air Partner corporate clients

As we head into the second half of 2019, Kevin Macnaughton, Air Partner’s Managing Director, Charter, comments on the corporate flying trends it has observed across its Private Jets division in 2017, 2018 and 2019 to date. Sector trends “While it is certainly true that demand for private jets among corporates declined in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, in recent years...

Exxaero expands to Germany

Dutch Exxaero has established a German branch. The AOC was granted today by German Luftfahrt Bundesamt, to operate aircrafts from Weeze Airport. Exxaero starts with one private jet at the German airport, but other jets will follow soon. Ground handling at Weeze is carried out by subsidiary Solid Handling, a trusted partner on German soil. In the Netherlands, the airline has been...

PC-24 Lands on Grass Runway in Goodwood for the Festival of Speed

A first in England at the legendary Festival of Speed: the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet landed on the grass runway at Goodwood Aerodrome and will be on display for the general public to admire throughout the Festival of Speed from 4 to 7 July 2019. The PC-24 is the first ever business jet to land at this field. Goodwood Aerodrome (EGHR/QUG) is located northeast of Chichester in the sou...

Dassault Aviation acquired business aviation activities of RUAG in Geneva and Lugano

Business aviation professionals are quite ready for big announcements during TOP important industry events. At the moment we've been true the wave of important news during EBACE, but NBAA convention is still some month ahead. However, here one more very important announcement - Dassault Aviation and RUAG announced the acquisition by Dassault Aviation of the maintenance and FBO activi...

New Liberty for the Iconic Learjet

Please welcome - Learjet 75 Liberty, the iconic platform that launched business aviation in America now is offering more than ever before!  Passengers who step into the six-seat Learjet 75 Liberty will have the freedom to stretch out in the only Executive Suite in the light jet category, aboard a stunning cabin that delivers the quietest and smoothest ride....

The certification of the G5000 integrated flight deck in the Citation Excel/XLS

The certification of the G5000™ integrated flight deck for Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel and Citation XLS is officially granted!. The G5000 integrated avionics suite modernizes the cockpit, significantly reduces operational costs, addresses airspace modernization requirements, and solves long-term concerns related to parts obsolescence. “With close to 50 customer commi...

Sparfell Aviation Group acquires LaudaMotion Executive

An important acquisition in business aviation world -Swiss-based Sparfell Aviation Group acquires LaudaMotion Executive! From now Sparfell Aviation Group is now able to provide a one-stop solution for every need in private aviation. Headquartered in Vienna, LaudaMotion Executive holds an Austrian air operator’s certificate (AOC) and operates a fleet of 13 business jets primaril...

An Attempt of World Circumnavigation Speed Record on Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER Aircraft

Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding and Astronaut Terry Virts will attempt to beat the world record for circling the globe via both poles from July 9-11, 2019 on board a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The mission, titled One More Orbit, pays tribute to the achievements of the Apollo missions by highlighting how humans push the boundaries of aeronautics. The mission will la...

300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered

There are facts, proving the leadership without any additional information needed - 300th Cessna Citation CJ4 delivered. The milestone aircraft was delivered today to McNeilus Steel, based in Dodge Center, Minnesota.  “The Citation CJ4 continues to be a standout in the light jet segment due to its combination of high performance, low operating costs and class-leading cabin a...

Officially certified by FAA - Gulfstream G600

Congratulations! It's official!  The all-new Gulfstream G600™ earned both its type and production certificates from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The certifications clear the way for the first G600 deliveries to customers as scheduled this year. “Getting both authorizations on the same day is evidence of the maturity of our G600 production processes a...

The time has come - First New Praetor 600 Delivered

The time has come and Embraer delivered the first of its new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet to an undisclosed European customer! Praetor 600, which was announced at NBAA-BACE back in October 2018, then was certified just some month ago, April 2019 and now the first one was delivered to the happy customer! To remind, Praetor 600 became the only super-midsize busin...

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Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

Medical evacuation, more than important part of business aviation idustry. One very good news regarding the medevac. After a long period of intensive and very professionally conducted negotiations,...

Caribbean airlift - waking up in paradise?

By Ir. Damien Richardson When Adam woke up that first day in paradise, as his eyes, hears, nose, and all of his body senses began to be activated; that must have been an unbelievable experience.&nb...

Get ready to MEBAA Show Morocco!

Are you ready for the biggest business aviation event in Morocco? if not yet, take a look at what'up at MEBAA Show Morocco and book your ticket to attend! Let's meet 25-26 September at Marrakech Me...

1,000th Trainee Graduated by Falcon Practical Training Course

Great result, a milestone for the Dassault Training Academy - the 1,000th trainee graduated from its Falcon Practical Training course, underscoring the growing popularity of this advanc...

Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

Last week São Paulo hosted Latin America most important business aviation event - The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition. Let's have a look on Dassault Aviati...

ZeroAvia Emerges from Stealth with the Largest Zero-Emission Airplane Flying Today

We are back to a very important topic - sustainable aviation fuel, the reduction of emissions. A Silicon Valley startup develops hydrogen fuel cell powertrain to decarbonize aviation and reduce o...

Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019

Congratulations! HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During th...

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Two Bombardier Challenger 350 joined L.J. Aviation Grows Fleet

L.J. Aviation has expanded its fleet with its latest addition of two industry-leading Challenger 350 aircraft. The high-performing Challenger 350 business jets join the compan...

Impossible Aerospace Claims Electric Aviation First

Impossible Aerospace announced that its US-1 "flying battery" quadcopter became the first aircraft of its kind to cross the northern Nevada desert without recharging in repeat...

Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

Medical evacuation, more than important part of business aviation idustry. One very good news regarding the medevac. After a long period of intensive and very professionally conducted negotiations,...

Caribbean airlift - waking up in paradise?

By Ir. Damien Richardson When Adam woke up that first day in paradise, as his eyes, hears, nose, and all of his body senses began to be activated; that must have been an unbelievable experience.&nb...

VoloCity to become first commercial Volocopter aircraft

Volocopter presented the design for its newest air taxi model: VoloCity. This will be the fourth-generation electrical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) by the German Urban Air Mobility develo...

Get ready to MEBAA Show Morocco!

Are you ready for the biggest business aviation event in Morocco? if not yet, take a look at what'up at MEBAA Show Morocco and book your ticket to attend! Let's meet 25-26 September at Marrakech Me...

A new way of how drones are used - HEISHA launches new pilot free VTOL fixed wing

HEISHA has recently launched the new unattended system. D.NEST F300, combined the auto-charging station C300 with VTOL fixed wing is available for sale. It's expected to revolutionize the way...