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Global Medical Response Pledges $1 Million in Relief Aid to the Bahamas

Global Medical Response (GMR) has pledged to provide $1 million in relief aid to support the Bahamas’ emergency medical needs and infrastructure after Category 5 Hurricane Dorian devastated much of the country this week. The company will immediately send $250,000 to the Red Cross for Bahamian...

RUBAE to welcome ACJ319

Less than a week left to see the opening of RUBAE show in Moscow. Airbus Corporate Jets will show an ACJ319, giving visitors the opportunity to see for themselves the benefits of the widest and tallest cabin.  The aircraft is operated by MJet on VVIP charter flights, and features a sp...


The Luxury Travel Experience From Sea To Sky

Great news - thanks to NetJets and Northrop & Johnson the luxury travel experience is extended from Sea To Sky! A new partnership announced to provide clients with a superior travel experience. With a shared focus on delivering exceptional service, both Northrop & Johnson and NetJets can offer exclusive benefits through their partnership, allowing both brands to provide their cli...

Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial deliveries in 2022. The 1,98 m (6 ft 6 in) high, 2,58 m (8 ft 6 in) wide, 5,500 nm (10,186 km) 6X will be the most spacious, modern and versatile twin in its class and will draw on many of the advanc...

A brand new aircraft charter broker qualification course by TACA

If you are working in business aviation industry, then you know exactly how important is to stay connected to the industry, meaning to learn, to update your level, to get new knowledge. Use the chance - The Air Charter Association is launching a brand new aircraft charter broker qualification course at ACE19 in September.  This innovative concept means that individual brokers will be...

CAE to enter 15-year exclusive business aviation training services agreement

CAE announced a strategic partnership with Directional Aviation Capital (DAC), one of the largest, fastest growing, and most innovative corporate aviation service companies globally.  As part of this transaction, CAE will form a joint venture with DAC's affiliate, Volo Sicuro, LLC and acquire for approximately US$85 million a fifty-percent stake in SIMCOM Holdi...

The convertible Mi-171A2 presented at MAKS 2019

Russian Helicopters presented a convertible Mi-171A2 helicopter at the MAKS-2019 airspace show. Depending on the customer wishes, the helicopter can be used for cargo transportation, as well as to transport up to 20 passengers. This is the first certified rotorcraft of the Mi-8/171 family in a convertible version. The helicopter will take part in the flight program; it will also be demonst...

Impressive achievement following 200th delivery - Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Fleet Surpasses 20,000 Flight Hours

Do you think 20 000 flight hours means a lot? Do you think 200th deliveries means a lot? Congratulations to Bell 505 Jet Ranger X with such achievement! Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has surpassed more than 20,000 flight hours. Bell has delivered 200 aircraft to customers operating the aircraft spanning six continents. Since the first delivery in 2017, the global fleet has logged more than 20,000 ho...

Zeusch Aviation launches medevac operations in Spain with King Air B200

Zeusch Aviation has begun dedicated European medevac operations in Spain using its King Air B200. The G-registered, G-MEDZ, which has been configured in air ambulance format,is operating regular flights in partnership with IAS Medical, the UK-headquartered private air ambulance company which holds the AOC on which the aircraft operates.  Air ambulance services are being prov...

Be aware of bizav news and actual topics - The Air Charter Podcast

What an amazing and interesting news -The Air Charter Association has launched a brand-new podcast – The Air Charter Podcast.  Featured news and updates about the charter industry as a whole, great idea! It is widely available to listen to via the Association’s website and a number of leading channels including Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher and Tune In....

World Fuel Services expands business and general aviation Global Fuel Portfolio

The definitive agreement was signed between World Fuel Services Corporation and Universal Weather and Aviation to acquire Universal’s UVair® fuel business. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The total deal price is approximately $170 million, a portion of which is payable over three years,...

South America First PC-24 Super Versatile Jet

 First South America First PC-24 Super Versatile Jet was delivered to the lucky Chilean customer Ignacio del Rio!  The Super Versatile Jet flies under Chilean registry. It was the 40th PC-24 delivered since the new business jet was certified in December 2017. Ignacio del Rio, already a Pilatus owner flying a PC-12 NG, will keep both aircraft and operate them out of his...

Gulfstream Aerospace World-Class Workplace and Customer Resource

The official expansion of Gulfstream Aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations at Wisconsin's Appleton International Airport was announced with the opening of a newly built aircraft maintenance facility. The facility has been operational since Aug. 10. The nearly 190,000 square-foot/17,652-square-meter building, northeast of the airport terminal, was co...

20 Years of DC Aviation success

Each story has the beginning... Beginning of a way, of a journey, of success, of everyday work.. Business story, the story of a company is rarely easy and without any difficulties. What matters - to follow the way, to do the best, learning and improving. DC Aviation wrote its 20-years success story with highest demands on safety and service performance. How the story began? DC Avia...

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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

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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...

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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

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