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EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime

Congratulations! EBAA Safety Recognition Award goes to SEA Prime! The award is assigned by EBAA to recognize success stories resulting from going ‘the extra mile’ and tangible manifestations of safety precautions in addition to those required by the regulations. On the occasion o...

Class-leading, Large-cabin Trio at Dubai Airshow

Gulfstream G650ER, G600, G500 And Special Missions Display Return To Middle East! “Gulfstream continues to expand its support of the growing Middle-Eastern market — now more than ever with the reveal of our new ultralong-range flagship, the Gulfstream G700,” said Mark Burns, pre...


Air Partner Opens Office in Dubai

Great news - looking to it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region, Air Partner opens its new office in Dubai! The office, which is located in Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), offers Air Partner's full suite of Charter solutions, comprising Group Charter, Private Jets and Freight. In addition, clients have access t...

Key supplier for new industry flagship Gulfstream G700 - GKN Aerospace

GKN Aerospace has been selected as a key supplier on the new Gulfstream G700 business jet. This agreement is a continuation of the long-term business relationship between Gulfstream and GKN Aerospace. GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business began participating in Gulfstream’s very successful business jet programs in 1993.  John Pritchard, GKN Aerospace’s CEO for Aerostr...

We are living interesting times for the business aviation industry - meet David McCown

Events are an amazing place to met people, to find out more about them, to discuss the industry and latest trends. Amazing when there is the "good energy" you share and the same vision of how things goes. We had this chance talking to David McCown, President of Air Partner US subsidiary. We won't even hide the fact that his flying experience in France had a special charm for us...

The endurance of future Bye Aerospace eAircraft to be increased

A 12-month collaborative programme, announced in late July  is began by OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace. The programme seeks to achieve a 50% to 100% increase in flight time from a single charge on future Bye Aerospace eAircraft. An innovative Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) battery technology, developed by OXIS,offers significant benefits to aviation markets. Compared to existing Li-ion bat...

The aviation is forever changed - Garmin Autoland System

“Today, aviation is forever changed as we introduce one of the industry’s most significant innovations – the first Autoland system for general aviation aircraft,” said Cliff Pemble, Garmin president and CEO. “The unveiling of Autoland demonstrates Garmin’s deep commitment to develop advanced technologies that enhance aviation safety and save lives.” In...

Vertis Charter Management Programme added Bombardier Global 5000

Vertis Charter Management Programme added Bombardier Global 5000. It will be marketed exclusively for charter through the international Vertis network of offices spanning the North Americas, Middle East, Africa, and Europe. The privately owned and operated Global 5000 is based at London Luton Airport, and available for charter immediately offering long-range comfort, an extremely spaciou...

Getting ready for the "Big Game" - Air Partner Ultra-Premium packages

“The annual Big Game is among the most popular events for private jet travel in the world, and with this year’s game marking the culmination of the 100th season anniversary of the NFL, we expect it to be one of the busiest yet,” said David McCown, president of Air Partner U.S. “Air Partner has collaborated with Flag in the Sand to bring our JetCard clien...

MEBAA leadership position to be confirmed at Dubai Airshow 2019

Two leading aviation shows in the region: Dubai Airshow and MEBAA Show. The fact that both these shows occur in Dubai, UAE, makes it more unique due to the strategic location and the buzzing market, attracting millions and trading in billions of dollars in the course.These shows attract the best in the industry, large and small, with the experts networking across the board.  As an ass...

Holidays are coming - Three newcomers to Clay Lacy Aviation fleet

Thinking about busy holiday season Clay Lacy Aviation has some important additions to its fleet - Gulfstream G650ER, Falcon 7X and Pilatus PC-24. All that is left to clients - make their choice of the aircraf. A 16-passenger, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650ER, a 16-passenger, long-range and fuel-efficient Dassault Falcon 7X tri-jet and the East Coast’s first Pil...

Welcome to the New Cambridge Jet Centre

Welcome to the New Cambridge Jet Centre! Since last Friday, 1 of November, you can enjoy in-house FBO services to its executive business charter customers! Investment has included redesigning and rebranding the existing centre on Newmarket Road, to offer up- to-the minute facilities and bring it in line with its eye-catching new pink and blue colour scheme, introduced this summer as p...

Liebherr-Aerospace to supply components to Rolls-Royce Pearl 700

Liebherr-Aerospace will contribute to the next-generation business jet engine Rolls-Royce  Pearl 700! The comany has been selected to supply the pneumatic component package the Pearl 700: Both the pneumatic valves and the actuation devices that control pneumatic power around the engine have been designed, are manufactured and serviced by&n...

Swift UAV Services Team Assists Bahamian Ministry Support Efforts

The Governement of Bahamas recently engaged Swift Engineering's Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Team to support the country's post-hurricane relief efforts. Following the Category 5 Hurricane that caused damage along with parts of its archipelago, the government engaged Swift to conduct 98 day and night mapping missions over two weeks. The team utilized its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV...

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Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation elite team of service specialists, equipment and rapid response aircraft will be positionned at airports near Davos the week of January 20th.  Dassault Aviation makes globa...

Daher results 2019 - 68 turboprop aircraft from its TBM and Kodiak product lines

Daher announced business results of 2019 for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20...

EmbraerX and Elroy Air to Collaborate on Unmanned Air Cargo

EmbraerX announced its expansion into the commercial air cargo market, via a collaboration agreement with Elroy Air. This collaboration will allow the companies to accelerate the unmanned ai...

2020 SR Series launched by Cirrus Aircraft, powered by an All-New Mobile App

The all-new 2020 G6 SR Series, the most technologically advanced models ever of the world’s best-selling SR20, SR22 and SR22T piston aircraft is launched! The highlight of the new model yea...

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Milano Prime 2019 traffic growth numbers are more than impressive

Business&General Aviation traffic in Milan in December in the two airports managed by Milano Prime – Linate Prime and Malpensa Prime - registered an overall growth of 19.4%. The gr...

Blingbird Changes the Idea of Luxury in Destination Celebrations

 The travel industry has been showing steady and strong growth, which greatly impacts the global GDP, as per research by the World Travel and Tourism Council. Along with that, one can see a...

Full slate of Gulfstream customer-centric support events 2020

Gulfstream Aerospace Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer...

Toyota became lead investor to develop and produce Joby Aviation eVTOL aircraft

Toyota is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a new collaboration with Joby Aviation, an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric eVTOL aircraft to enabl...

Daher results 2019 - 68 turboprop aircraft from its TBM and Kodiak product lines

Daher announced business results of 2019 for its expanded turboprop-powered aircraft family, with the company logging sales of 48 TBMs in the TBM 910 and TBM 940 versions, along with 20...

The most advanced transportation method to healthcare raises strategic investment

A strategic investment was announced by Matternet, a pioneer in drone delivery for medical applications. The round of funding will provide Matternet with access to a broad set of opport...

Special Davos event support by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation elite team of service specialists, equipment and rapid response aircraft will be positionned at airports near Davos the week of January 20th.  Dassault Aviation makes globa...