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First broadcast relay flight successfully completed by Zeusch Aviation

First broadcast relay flight successfully completed by Zeusch Aviation! It was done working with media technology company NEP The Netherlands (NEP) to support live television coverage of this year’s Volta Limburg Classic single-day bicycle race in Limburg. The aircraft flew above...

MedAir Latest Medical and Travel Security Risk Ratings Revealed

Volatility in the world demands vigilance and awareness to rapidly evolving circumstances. The 2019 Travel Risk Map provides a comprehensive overview of risks by destination and helps organisations and their flight departments in mitigating travel risks. The Travel Risk Map is produced annually b...


Takeoff Ready industry collaboration ment to increase charter booking conversions

Being an aviation technology leader means you have to be in constant research of improvements, of new offers to put on the market,  of breakthrough to significantly change everyday operations. This is what Avinode is constanly doing. In order to significantly increase the conversion rate from charter enquiry to confirmed booking please welcome - Takeoff Ready! Takeoff Ready, a new fast lan...

Valcora steps in Johannesburg, new office is opened

Today is a special one for Valcora, the Switzerland-headquartered fuel purchasing service. The opening of new office in Johannesburg, South Africa. It means newt step in further expansion of international presence.  Johannesburg is the perfect, ideal locatio for Valcora’s first African venture as one of main hbs for business aviation.​ The two-person operation will be...

Haute Couture in the Sky - Didier Wolff - Créateur on very large format

First, it was the meeting with an amazing livery design by Happy Design Studio, then I had the opportunity to meet the author - Didier Wolff. And then, more and more of his creation' discoveries. To me, he’s an exceptional Créateur Haute Couture, as we say in French… Designer of Haute Couture in the Sky, creating an amazing beauty, the biggest of flying art format.&nbs...

Geneva Airpark is celebrating its 10-year anniversary at Ebace

Anniversary is always a special moment: an opportunity to look back on the road that has been made, to analyse good decisions and to learn from mistakes, to think about the future and to think how to become even better. This is the moment for Geneva Airpark! On June 12 at noon, the first plane made its entry in the brand new hangar, which had been specially built to provide premium par...

Discover Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft

Soleil Lighting System of Bombardier Global 7500 Aircraft, what it is? It's aviation's irst circadian rhythm-based cabin lighting technology, which is fully integrated with the Flight Management System. The system was designed and developed exclusively for the Global 7500 aircraft. It even can help combat the jet lag, as it introduces Dynamic Daylight Sim...

First of Two Pilatus PC-24s delivered to U-Haul International

U-Haul International two PC-12s got a newcomer in the family - PC-24 Super Versatile Jet!  Special ceremony was held at Pilatus Business Aircraft to deliver first of two PC-24 Super Versatile Jets to US customer U-Haul International. In a stylish paint scheme featuring the distinctive U-Haul orange livery, the 27TH production PC-24 aircraft took to the skies for its...

Record set during ACJ319neo test-flight

As it was announced by Airbus, the first ACJ319neo set a new record for the longest A320 Family flight by an Airbus crew. Powered with new engine option, it successfully completed a  16 hr and 10 min test-flight on 26th April. The previous record was Santiago-Paris, flown  in 15 hr and 15 min by an ACJ319 back  in 1999. It flew from Toulouse to northern Greenl...

First 60-Month Check on Bombardier Global 6000 Aircraft by TAG Aviation

Congratulations to TAG Aviation’s Maintenance Services Centre in Geneva! Its first 60-month check on a Bombardier Global* 6000 aircraft is completed! The aircraft which is owned by a private customer underwent its first heavy maintenance check which included routine inspections and repairs, as well as a deepclean of the aircraft’s cabin. This important major maintenance mile...

Dassault Aviation delivered First Australia Falcon 7X VIP Aircraft

First Falcon 7X VIP aircraft for Autralia! The Commonwealth has ordered three very long range Falcon 7X trijets, the first one of them is delivered by Dassault Aviation. It will be operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) for government VIP service. The other two aircraft will be handed over in the following months. The VIP units are being delivered with the latest connectivi...

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 programme to verify its corporate jet features – such as the extra fuel tanks in its cargo-hold, which enable intercontinental range. Built for K5 Aviation of Germany, the aircraft will be outfit...

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 family, is being fully customised by Four Seasons and tailored to the continually evolving vision of its industry-first Private Jet experience.  The concepts embodied in the current Four Seasons...

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 authorized to perform maintenance, repair and overhaul on US registered business aviation aircraft at its Albrecht Duerer Airport headquarters in Nuremberg. This latest licence follows sim...

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UAS delighted to receive fourth Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award

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New Nakanihon Air Service helicopter will be dedicated for EMS operations

Nakanihon Air Service took delivery of 20th H135 at an entry-into-service ceremony held at the operator’s hangar in Aichi Prefecture! This new light-twin helicopter will join N...

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center is completed! The second stage of a four-part expansion has doubled the existing footprint to 10,000 square feet at the Melbourne,...

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