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Daher TBM 940 unveiled

Welcome a new model from Daher - TBM 940!  With a smart ans stylish canib, it will bring more automation in the cockpit to ease handling of the very fast turboprop aicraft. Daher introduced the latest version of its single-engine very fast turboprop aircraft – the TBM 940 –...

Metrojet New Maintenance Facility is set to deliver operational excellence throughout Asia Pacific

Congratulations! Metrojet Limited breaks ground of its New Maintenance Facvility in the Philippines! Hong Kong-based Metrojet commenced the building of its  regional expansion project - a state-of-the-art business aviation parking and maintenance facility in Clark, Pampanga, P...


New opportunity for TAG Aviation clients - Aircraft Acquisition Service

There are companies where you can ask almost every question, ask for so many different services, being always sure of the quality and attitude you will be treated with. As I once defined for myself this company - isle of stability. Stability in the constant development of offer, constant improvement of quality. So it's a pleasure to find out about one more opportunity for clients, one...

Get ready to a real celebration - BACA has 70th candles to blow on the cake

Did you check your agenda? There are some exciting events not to be missed this time.... We would even say a packed program of events for this year.​ BACA -The Air Charter Association is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019. In keeping with this historic occasion CEO, Dave Edwards and the BACA Council have been carefully co-ordinating a series of events and activities to mark the occasion....

500 Registered Aircraft surpassed by MRO Insider

A celebration is always a positive moment in everyday routine. So what is MRO Insider celebrating this time? There is a first millestone passed for the website - the registration of over 500 corporate aircraft on the maintenance quoting marketplace.  MRO Insider is a web-based tool for obtaining maintenance quote requests for eleven different maintenance services. After registeri...

Gulfstream G650 joined ABS Jets fleet

ABS Jets has added another business jet designed for long haul flights— a brand new Gulfstream G650—the very first under Czech registration. With 11 heavy jet and ultra-long-range aircraft in its fleet they are the largest Czech business jet operator. With a capacity of up to 19 passengers, the aircraft delivers maximum performance and luxury travel at the same time. High...

H160 air medical cabin concept by Metro Aviation unveiled in North America

Specific H160 cabin concept design with needs of North American air medical operations in mind debuted at HEli-Expo 2019 with cabin-mock up on the Airbus Helicopters booth completed by Metro Aviation. “At Metro Aviation, we spend a large amount of time pouring over designs to ensure any configuration that leaves our facility is one that exceeds expectations and eases the burden...

World’s Longest Range Business Jet Flight in History - Bombardier Global 7500

Do you think a 8,152 nm flight is possible? Do you think it. is even. possible? Is it the longest mission ever flown? The answer is yes, to all these questions.  Highest speed over longest distance in business aviation history ? again, the answer is Bombardier Global 7500.   Amazing flight connecting Singapore to Tucson, AZ, with an aircraft providing industry’s l...

Discover new Airbus Helicopters H145 at Heli-Expo 2019

What's new from Airbus Helicopters at Heli-Expo 2019? See by yourself, a new version of its best-selling H145 light twin-engine helicopter in Atlanta! Visible on the Airbus booth at the show, this latest upgrade brings a new, innovative five-bladed rotor to the multi-mission H145, increasing the useful load of the helicopter by 150 kg while delivering new levels of comfort, simplic...

First business aviation company in Angola achieved IS-BAO Stage 2 is Bestfly

Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, has achieved IS-BAO, International Standard for Business Aviation Operators, Stage 2. This is the first time an Angolan business aviation company has been awarded the status, which is designed to help flight departments and operators achieve a high level of safety and professionalism. It also makes Bestfly one of the very few companies in Africa...

SaxonAir facility to get to the next level in terms of conferencing and events with Catering Manager onboard

John Freeman joined SaxonAir, to take a newly developed role as catering manager at the local business aviation firm. The recruit comes on the back of some significant brands using the facility to host a variety of events across the back end of last year.  CEO Alex Durand said ‘Following on from the success of these events and a growing appetite from the local business community...

Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance - new initiative for a world-class standard luxury rotorcraft travel

First ever global helicopter charter alliance is launched to provide clients with a world-class standard in luxury rotorcraft travel. Such announcement was made by Luxaviation Helicopters. So welcome - Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance! What such alliance will change for operators, clients, brokers? First of all - is it set up to connect VIP helicopter charter op...

CharterPad to Unveil New Branding at Revolution.Aero

When the CharterPad team voyages across the Atlantic for Revolution.Aero Europe next week, we will be arriving with a new image following the company’s first rebranding since it was founded in 2011. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, CharterPad is a dynamic charter platform designed by the charter professional, for the charter professional. This modern platform supports charter activ...

Initial flight tests in Switzerland successfully complete for Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3)

Following its first flight on 22 November 2018, Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3) completed more than 50 hours of testing at the company facility in Mollis, Switzerland, where it has been produced and it is currently supported. The aircraft climbed up to 5,000 ft and reached a speed of 126 kts, while  performing a series of maneuvers such as turns, autorotations and short field take...

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10 million flying hours achieved by Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine entered service back in 1987. So by now it has achieved an amazing, incredible milestone - 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights! The engine powe...

Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA

Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet grounded by FAA. Sad news. Why? What happened? On April 18 an FAA emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) on the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet was issued. All Cirrus...

Embraer Praetor 600 awarded Type Certification

Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) grated Type Certificate to new Embraer Praetor 600 super-midsize business...

The sky is the limit for Business Aviation in Asia

The ABACE 2019 is almost behind, so organizers are already looking back, analyzing, thinking of the future edition. They said the growing show pointed to a continual increase in speed and...

According to Asian Sky Group, Sino Jet is fastest growing operator in China

During ABACE 2019 Asian Sky Group has released statistics, proving that Sino Jet is now the fastest growing operator in China. According to the report, there are 292 jets among the top te...

ExecuJet is growing in Asia Pacific and boosts heavy maintenance capabilities in China

Meeting ExecuJet team at ABACE you will find out about at least two important things. First of all - a record year in Asia Pacific. Let's see in In details: fleet additions - three...

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Successful first flight of ACJ319neo

On 24th April 2019,ACJ319neo, powered with New engine option, successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min. It was the beginning of a short flight-test prog...

Welcome to the new Four Seasons Private Jet

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021. A new A321LR aircraft, part of the new Airbus NEO famil...

Biz Jet Markets Are Giving Back 2018 Price Increases

The used business jet market is in flux as a result of political uncertainties, increased availability of good pre-owned inventory, and limited access to pre-buy inspection facilities due to a higher...

FAA approval for EASA MRO licence for FAI Technik

The maintenance division of Germany’s FAI Aviation Group, FAI Technik GmbH, received FAA approval for its EASA Part 145 licence. With the certificate in place, the company is fully aut...

Hartzell Presents Beech 1900 Series 4-Blade Props Through Top Prop

Hartzell Propeller has added legacy four-blade structural composite propellers for Beechcraft 1900C and 1900D turboprop aircraft to the company's Top Prop lineup. Hartzell's props we...

10 million flying hours achieved by Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine

The Rolls-Royce Tay 611-8 engine entered service back in 1987. So by now it has achieved an amazing, incredible milestone - 10 million flying hours in nearly 5 million flights! The engine powe...

Embraer Praetor 600 awarded Type Certification

Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) grated Type Certificate to new Embraer Praetor 600 super-midsize business...