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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...

European Business Aviation Association Announces CEO Departure

EBAA and Brandon Mitchener Have Agreed to Part Ways; Association to Maintain Operational Continuity While Conducting Search for New Leader of the Secretariat The European Business Aviation Association today announced that Brandon Mitchener, Chief Executive Officer, has departed the Association. A search for a new leader of the Secretariat will be conducted. EBAA has a robust organisational s...

Air Belgium registers its first two aircraft

Air Belgium has taken another step towards its first commercial flight scheduled for late March when its first two aircraft were registered on Friday. The aircraft are Airbus A340s bearing the registration OO-ABA and OO-ABB, according to the registry website FPS Mobility. Air Belgium has confirmed these registrations. Currently, the planes are still in France and not yet finished: they h...

EBAA Appoints Chief Operations Officer and Communications Director

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has created two new senior positions to help it expand horizons for business aviation in Europe. Robert Baltus has been appointed to the post of Chief Operations Officer (COO) and Eric Drosin has been named Communications Director, effective September 4. Robert Baltus' aviation experience spans nearly 20 years advising and supporting sen...

The Belgian Air Force’s Stingers celebrate their centenary with Blackbird 4 featuring a new livery from Happy Design Studio

This year the Belgium 1st Squadron - the Stingers - based in Florennes, Belgium celebrated their 100th anniversary by commissioning an aircraft with a special livery design from Didier Wolff and Happy Design Studio. A one of a kind, the aircraft has recently been seen at some of the most prominent airshows in Europe including: the Royal International Air Tatoo, the Nato Days at Ostrava and St-...