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Fly to French Antilles from Brussels

Looking for a flight to paradise island? In that case you need to check the followed new destination offered by Air Belgium! The new service will directly connect Belgium to Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe and to Fort-de-France in Martinique with two flights per week starting on December 7, 2019. With a departure from Brussels Charleroi Airport in the late morning, the schedule offers ma...

Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Second Lifecycle Design

Euramec announced the development of their Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Series with an innovative Second Lifecycle Design. Using newly-recycled A320 cockpit sections, Euramec will offer its signature high ROI flight training solutions on a meticulously detailed cockpit design for the commercial aviation industry. The Euramec A320 Full-Glass Cockpit Flight Training Device (FTD) will be c...

New home of Sonaca Aircraft

Last week, Sonaca Aircraft took possession of its new premises. They are located at Namur airfield (EBNM) in Belgium, and include an assembly hall with an area of 2,000 m², offices and a showroom. The building has been designed to receive customers and visitors in optimum conditions. Because of these new facilities, Sonaca Aircraft is preparing to ramp up its pace and produce two planes per m...

ALSIM AL42 for Belgium Europilot Center

EuroPilot Center has chosen an Alsim AL42 FSTD for the ATO’s premises in Antwerp, Belgium. The device will be used in the school’s brand-new Integrated Airline Career Program in which it will fill the gap between the single-engine instrument training and the multi-engine conversion on the Diamond DA42s operated by EPC. The ATO also intends to use the device for IR skill...

Euramec Calls for Smart Cost Efficiency with new Business Aviation Flight Simulator Line Up

Simple question - in your opinion, how important are flight simulators for business aircraft types? What's on the market? What need to be improved? Euramec announced a new line up of Flight Simulators for business aircraft types and further explore technologies to help operators reduce initial and recurrent training costs.     “Training optimization is a major focus f...

Luxaviation Group to operate First Belgium Bombardier Challenger 350 Aircraft

Congratulations, Luxaviation Group now wis operating first Bombardier Challenger 350, delivered to a customer in Belgium. This is the newest Benelux addition to already robust Bmbardier's business aircraft fleet in Europe.  “We are very pleased that Bombardier’s best-selling Challenger 350 business jet has joined Luxaviation’s fleet of aircraft,” said...

Luxaviation Group: Belgian fleet gets two newcomers for full charter operations and results of successful year for Brussels FBO

Luxaviation Belgium fleet got two newcomers to its full charter operations fleet.  As the first, we are talking about a large cabin Challenger 350 aircraft, which joins the Luxaviation fleet in Brussels. Attention, it is a first for the Benelux market. Meeting the high-standards of its kind, the Challenger 350 provides a state-of-the art cabin for up to 9 passengers and has a ran...

New SAE International Committees Established for Aircraft Hybrid/Electric Propulsion

SAE International is helping the aerospace industry take a big step to more sustainable and efficient future through the establishment of the SAE E-40 committee on Electrified Propulsion. Backed by a strong cross-section of the global aerospace industry and regulatory authorities and supported by the SAE Electric Aircraft Steering Group, the committee will address hybrid/electric propulsio...

Pilot Career Show Brussels: complex initiative to meet ever-greater demand for pilots

The issue of global pilot shortage is starting to aggravate the aviation industry. Pilot strikes calling for improved working conditions is its latest representation. The core problems of the issue touch upon many related fields, particularly regarding pilot training, given that the number of graduate students is not able to meet the yearly demand in every region equally, including in Europe. ...

Mach Media launches FlightStock, a dedicated premium-quality Business Aviation image bank

Mach Media has officially launched FlightStock.com, the first dedicated image bank for Business Aviation professionals and creatives, providing those in the industry with a diverse range of high-quality media. The launch includes premium images and vectors by photographers and designers from around the globe, all with unlimited worldwide rights.  “Serving clients within the Busi...

New Belgian carrier Air Belgium faced difficulties due to the absence of permission to fly over Russian territory

Belgium's new Air Belgium start-up airline, whose flights destinations are mainly in China, is facing difficulties due to the absence of authorization to conduct flights over Russian territory resulting in the repeated postponement of its inaugural flight, which is now set to take place on June 3. The airline, which was first presented in 2016 and then officially established in Ma...

Brussels Airport wins the Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards

Brussels Airport was crowned the overall winner of the Routes Europe 2018 Marketing Awards at a ceremony tonight (23 April) in Bilbao, Basque Country. The annual Routes Europe Marketing Awards are highly regarded in the aviation industry because they are voted for by airline network planners. They recognise the outstanding marketing services that have supported the launch of new air r...