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First FAA-Approved Drone Airline - UPS and Matternet drone delivery hospital operations in the U.S.

Matternet, a pioneer in drone delivery for medical applications, announced its drone delivery system is enabling the first FAA-approved drone airline. The full Part 135 Standard certification was granted to UPS allowing the company to operate as a drone airline using Matternet's drone t...

Save the date to celebrate Global 6500 entry-into-service!

This month became especially rich on events for Bombardier Global jets family: the Transport Canada certification of both the Global 5500 and Global 6500 and now the entry-into-service of the Global 6500 . Attention - the aircraft will make its public debut at...


A triple-certification for Embraer Praetor 500

Congratulations on triple certification for Embraer Praetor 500!  Type certifications granted by ANAC, EASA and FAA! “The triple-certification by ANAC, EASA and FAA reaffirm the most disruptive and technologically advanced design of the Praetor 500 as the best midsize jet ever made,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “Praetor 500 ow...

One of Monaco Yacht Show helicopter debuts - The first Leonardo AW109 VIP Trekker

You might say that The Monaco Yacht Show is not quite an aviation event... But, think about helicopetrs! You know that it is quite related, yacht and VIP helicopters. This time, let us tell you more about The AW109 Trekker. The one which made its debut at the show is already delivered to Sloane Helicopters, Leonardo's distributor for over twenty years in the United Kingdom and I...

JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service

In order to Enhance the Business Jet Market in Japan, JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service! JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), established on January 11th, 2019.1 is now registered as an official business in the travel industry and will offer 3 services, including charter flight arrangement services as shown below. Services offered by JAL Business Aviation - Charter F...

A new chapter of expansion for ExecuJet UK FBO

A well known FBO brand, a well known quality of services provided, the time has come for a new chapter of expansion for ExecuJet in UK. ExecuJet is intending to launch an enlarged UK FBO at a new location! Previously, adecision to exit Cambridge Airport was taken, as landlord Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group intends to bring FBO services in-house. The planned expansion fol...

Cleared to revolutionize - Cessna Citation Longitude

The the super-midsize business jet category is cleare to be revolutionized - Cessna Citation Longitude has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration! “With the broadest lineup of business aviation platforms available worldwide, today Textron Aviation welcomes the Longitude into the esteemed Citation family of products and begins a new era of best-in...

East meets West: VIP aircraft cabin concept "Nature's Touch"

‘Nature's Touch' is a business jet cabin interior concept that combines the cultures of East and West by using traditional Chinese elements and smart technology to create a convenient and comfortable travel experience. ‘Nature's Touch' got  a prestigious Red Dot award in the category "Design Concept". The unique cabin concept brings a bra...

Important boost for business aviation in MENA

The third edition of the MEBAA Show Morocco was opened today by HE Mr. Mohammed Sajid, Minister of Tourism, Air Transport, Crafts and Social Economy, Morocco. Upon officially opening the event, the Minister toured some of the exhibitor stands with Ali Alnaqbi, Founding & Executive Chairman of the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) and Zouhair El Aoufir, CEO of...

Helicopter on top of the Andes? Yes! The new Airbus H145

The highest mountain in the Southern Hemisphere, culminating at 6,962 metres (22,840 feet)? Yes, Aconcagua it is quite possible for the latest version of the H145! This is the first time a twin-engine helicopter has landed at this altitude, confirming the performance and the extensive flight envelope of the new H145. The conditions for this mission were extreme, du...

Bombardier Global Jets family has two more certifications

Congratulations Bombardier Business Airraft! Two more certifications for Global jet family!  Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have been awarded Transport Canada Type Certification! The FAA and EASA certifications are expected to follow shortly! “Following their dramatic unveiling last year, these aircraft continue to surprise and surpass expectations. Th...

IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 goes to TAG Farnborough Airport

The newly launched IEMA Sustainability Impact Awards 2019 already found the lucky winner - TAG Farnborough Airport for the airport’s achievements in energy efficiency and carbon management. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) is the largest professional body for environmental practitioners in the UK and worldwide, with nearly 15,000 members.&...

Two month after the opening of new terminal Milano Prime lands at the MEBAA Show Morocco 2019

SEA Prime, part of the SEA Group managing, under the brand of Milano Prime, the Business & General Aviation infrastructures of Linate and Malpensa, presents the new Business & General Aviation Terminal of Milano Malpensa international airport, officially inaugurated last 23 July. Milano Prime at Malpensa extends over a surface area of 1,400 m2 in a dedicated area of...

Airbus ACH160 on yacht for first time

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) will this week begin demonstrating the world’s most advanced medium helicopter – the ACH160 – to prospective customers at the Monaco Yacht Show, the world’s foremost super yacht event. The aircraft will form the centrepiece of a triumvirate of Airbus helicopters also including the market-leading ACH145 and the lighte...

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

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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

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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World’s First ISO Approved Drone Safety Standards announced

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....