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First Germany registered Embraer Praetor delivered

The first Embraer Praetor registered in Germany is delivered!  “Aircraft acceptance is an important and critical part at the very beginning of the aircraft management process. Therefore, experience and reliability are key when choosing a partner,” states Günter Geldha...

New Learjet 75 Liberty Full Interior Mock-up and much more from Bombardier

Business aviation industry is getting ready to NBAA-BACE Convention & Exhibition to present latest achievements, discuss most importat trends of the industry.  So what we can expect from Bombardier this year? First thing not to be missed - the newest member of the Learjet ...


UAS Boosts Ground Service Offering Across China

UAS International Trip Support (UAS) has expanded its capabilities in China and bolstered its client offering by becoming a domestic handling agent providing handling services across the country. With the new UAS China network of dedicated local agents in position, foreign operators will now have easier access to all categories of business airports in the region. Dedicated UAS China agents are...

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 by a purpose-built aircraft – Sydney, Australia to Detroit, Michigan.  “Since entry-into-service, the Global 7500 aircraft continues to go above and beyond expectatio...

New Jet Aviation Teterboro hangar and renovated FBO are open!

New Jet Aviation Teterboro 40,000 sq. ft. hangar and completely renovated FBO are open!  The company held a pre-opening celebration at the hangar in August 2019 and has now received its final operating approval. Built to meet growing demand for long-range business jets, the new hangar can accommodate most large aircraft. The construction is part of Jet Aviation’s efforts t...

Daher congratulates the TBM Owners and Pilots Association on its successful 2019 annual convention

The TBM Owners and Pilots Association’s (TBMOPA) 2019 convention brought together TBM owners and their Daher-built very fast turboprop aircraft from around the world, underscoring this annual gathering’s importance as one of the largest such meetings for a turbine aircraft type. Converging at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in Denver, Colorado were 102 aircraft representing...

To bring professionals together in order to move for the next step of industry - Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi

MEBAA Conference Morocco and MEBAA Show Morocco became an opportunity for 50skyshades to see in real time in real life the amazing work of MEBAA, the step by step development of Morocco business aviation market. The chance to meet interesting people, to discuss with passionnate industry leaders. Certainly, it gives a lot of new information and leads to discover more and more aspects of f...

Hahn Air achieves IATA Level 3 NDC certification

Hahn Air, was granted NDC Certification Level 3 status under the NDC (New Distribution Capability) Certification Program provided by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).  This status recognizes that Hahn Air uses Offer and Order management messages whose schemas are compliant with the standard NDC message schema, version 17.2.  “We are very proud to announ...

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 this special occasion, the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer edition was presented in front of the ASL Hangar.  Through this partnership, ASL will become the official and exclusive dealer of PAL-V in...

Kopter is moving forward with SH09 Flight Test Program

The Kopter Flight Test crew has successfully performed a series of flight tests with the newly fitted and improved Main Gear Box (MGB) casing on SH09 Prototype 3 (P3). The flights performed with the retrofitted gearbox have already confirmed the expectations of Kopter engineers and crew: the new MGB runs more smoothly, is quieter and its enhanced capabilities to sustain flight loads enable the...

New Dimension with Cessna Citation Longitude

After the recent FAA certification of New Cessna flagship, Cessna Citation Longitude, the first deliveries of super-midsize business jet are announced, starting a new dimension in business travel. “The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivaled technology to the business travel market, for both the passenger and the pilot, offering our customers the most effic...

In-house FBO services at Cambridge Airport

Cambridge City Airport will begin offering in-house FBO services from October, as part of its plans to grow its executive charter business in line with recent announcements. This will include aircraft, passenger and baggage handling, refuelling, security, customs and immigration services. The airport will take over these services from ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, who have bee...

Let's bring the next generation of VTOL platforms to life

Airbus Helicopters and EASA have signed a joint Memorandum of Cooperation aiming to bring together their respective experiences and know-how to bring the next generation of VTOL platforms to life, along with the necessary regulatory framework to support them. “I am very pleased to be joining efforts with EASA to build a common framework for the next generation of vertical lift solutions o...

Kilimanjaro quest to raise funds for IBAC education program

There are some way to raise funds for a good cause, including for education program. The way chosen by Omar Hosari, UAS Co-Owner/Founder and CEO is just amazing! He commited to climb Africa’s tallest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro, this month is far more than a personal goal.   Setting out on October 5th from Tanzania, Mr. Hosari is pledging to donate one US dollar for ev...

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Successful launch of Inmarsat GX5 satellite

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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

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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....