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Meet Milano Prime at NBAA-BACE: general aviation traffic tripled since opening at Malpensa

Don't miss the opportunity to meet Sea Prime with the brand Milano Prime in Las Vegas during NBAA-BACE 2019. There are news you have to share the joy! Excellent results of the new Business& General Aviation Terminal at the Milano Malpensa International Airport since opening, with a 2...

Two BBJ 787-9 Dreamliner to One VIP Customer

Boeing announced a VIP customer, has requested to be unidentified, to be behind the purchase of two ultra-long range 787-9 Dreamliner airplanes.The order, placed in August, has a list price value of $564 million.  The BBJ 787-9, a business jet version of the technologically-advance...


C$50 million training contracts for CAE with five business jet operators worldwide

NBAA-BACE 2019 is more than successful for CAE - the signing of business aviation training contracts with five business aircraft operators worldwide valued at approximately C$50 million!​ "Over the next 10 years, our industry will need more than 50,000 new business jet pilots. This soaring demand requires fleet operators and training providers like CAE to work more closely together to acce...

A view to sustainability - Jet Aviation’ new Van Nuys FBO and hangar facility

As the latest step in the company’s commitment to expand its footprint in the United States Jet Aviation’s new Van Nuys FBO and hangar facility on track for opening. It is expected to be operational already in Q4 2019!  10,000 sq. ft. FBO terminal and 43,000 sq. ft. hangar was built with a view to sustainability. The Van Nuys facility is the first Jet Aviation si...

Better Than Ever: Pilatus PC-12 NGX revealed

An easy question - World’s Best Turboprop? The answer is quite obvious - industry’s most advanced and versatile single-engine turboprop – the PC-12 NGX. The brand-new PC-12 NGX incorporates an improved engine, smarter avionics and a completely redesigned cabin with larger windows, making this third generation of the PC-12 airframe the most advanced single-engine turb...

First Medevac Configuration Installation on a HondaJet Elite

The first installation of a medevac configuration on the HondaJet Elite is announced!  The medevac configuration was installed on a HondaJet Elite owned by Wing Spirit, an air ambulance and charter company based in Hawaii. A mockup of the HondaJet Elite medevac configuration will be displayed at Honda Aircraft Company’s booth at NBAA-BACE.  “We are pleased to announce the...

1.4 billion business jet deal with Praetor Fleet Launch Customer

An amazing announcement was made today at NBAA-BACE 2019 - 1.4 billion business jet deal! Flexjet has placed a $1.4 billion order with Embraer Executive Jets for the Praetor mid- and super midsized aircraft and Phenom 300 light jets. With this purchase agreement, Flexjet becomes Embraer’s Praetor Fleet Launch Customer. Valued at up to USD 1.4 billion, at current list prices, thi...

Industry with interactive 3D technical manuals

What do you know about 3D technology? How it is used in aviation industry? Most probably the first answer will be - 3D printed aicraft parts. Guess what, Textron Aviation advances the industry with interactive 3D technical manuals! The industry’s first interactive, 3D full-color technical library unveiled today following the Cessna Citation Longitude’s entry into serv...

World's first Gulfstream G600 for charters

Are you dreaming to finally fly on Gulfstream G600? There is a solution, as the first Gulfstream G600™ of Solairus Aviation is available for charter operations or for use in Part 135. The aircraft will be based at San Francisco International Airport. “Solairus is thrilled to have the world’s first G600 available for charter flights,” said Dan Drohan, chief executive offi...

Vista Global chooses Global 7500

To fly faster, further, and in ultimate comfort? Quite possible with VistaJet, set to be the first global private aviation company offering a fleet  of the revolutionary aircraft. Thomas Flohr gave more details in his statement: “Vista Global is the first and only group to offer passengers access to the ultimate business flying machine, the Bombardier Global 7...

Honeywell Primus Elite & Ka-band upgrade on Bombardier Global Express completed by Flying Colours

Flying Colours Corp. completed a retrofit of the Honeywell Primus Elite™ flight-deck for a Bombardier Global Express, along with installation of the Honeywell JetWave™ Ka-band system in an unusual two phase project. The dual avionics upgrade successfully modernised the privately-owned Bombardier Global Express to enhance the crew’s situational awareness and add hig...

World’s First Full-Scale Air Taxi VoloPort

It just happened! The world’s first full-scale air taxi vertiport is already a reality!  It was unveiled today at the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress in Singapore. The VoloPort is the outcome of an exciting collaboration between Volocopter, the German urban air mobility and air taxi pioneer, and Skyports, the vertiport developer, owner and operator. Voloc...

Entire Embraer’s NBAA-BACE 2019 fleet came fueled by SAF

The time has come when important steps are made in order to move forward sustainability in aviation. From discussions manufacturers are passing to actions. This is very important, as every step is meaningful in order to reduce carbon emissions, in order to fly on Sustainable Aviation Fuel.  Embraer is more than determined in this matter - the entire NBAA-BACE 2019 static display and demons...

Go vertical with Safran Cabin and Uber eVTOL!

This wek,  Las Vegas is the place where you can see Uber and Safran Cabin eVTOL mock-up based on a future vision for on-demand urban air mobility vehicles! Designed around the mission of turning a typical 90- minute car ride into a 8-15-minute flight, future eVTOL vehicles will allow passengers to quickly travel point- to-point in crowded urban environments by going vertical....

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Successful launch of Inmarsat GX5 satellite

Do you ask yourself how it work, when you use modern inflight Wi-Fi capacity? Maybe because I am curious, I was wondering what is the mechanism, how comes we can be so connected nowadays while fl...

1700th PC-12 delivered to Jetfly Aviation

Amazing quote from Pilatus - "Leadership is never self-appointed, Leadership Is Earned!"  This is exactly why PC-12 has clearly earned its leadership position in the segment a...

First European customer took the delivery of Gulfstream G500

First European customer took the delivery of the Gulfstream G500! Congratulations! The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service i...

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Today the world’s first ISO approved drone standards have been announced by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) following a 12-month period of consultation with drone p...

Mississauga Welcomes new Bombardier Global Manufacturing Centre

Mississauga will be home to a new global manufacturing centre for its Global business jets. The 41.2 acre facility will be located on Toronto Pearson Lands. "Mississauga is...

Gulfstream moves EU Parts Distribution Center near Amsterdam

Gulfstream Aerospace has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-us...

Innovations, tomorrow aircraft, development - meet Mike Ingram from Honeywell Aerospace

As we've states already several times, big events is the best place to meet aviation professionals and to discuss the future of the industry. We had such opportunity during Dubai Airshow, exchangi...

World Travel Awards named Jetex World's Leading FBO Brand

28 of November, WTA’s Grand Final Gala Ceremony held at the Royal Opera House of Muscat became special for Jetex. This is quite an achievemnt - to win three highly-coveted awards at the pre...

Faces of business aviation - meet Doug Stevens, Medical Director of FAI Air Ambulance

  During an unique event "Faces of Business Aviation", organized by European Business Aviation Association and hosted by Marian-Jean Marinescu, we had an opportunity to assist a...

Tim Fagan joins Aerion Supersonic as chief of interior design

Aerion announced that Tim Fagan has joined Aerion as the company's chief of industrial design and will lead the team for the interior design of the AS2 supersonic business jet....