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Chip Mong Group purchases First Bell 429 helicopter in Cambodia

Bell announced the sale of one Bell 429 helicopter to Cambodia’s Chip Mong Group Co., Ltd. It is the first Bell 429 sale in Cambodia. Chip Mong, a leading real estate, hospitality, beverages, retail and banking conglomerate, intends to use the Bell 429 for corporate transport and chartering purposes. “Our acquisition of the state-of-the-art Bell 429 demonstrates...

VIP Jets Ltd. signs for first Bell helicopter in Cambodia

Bell Helicopterannounced it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with VIP Jets Ltd. for the first Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in Cambodia. This is also the first Bell Helicopter aircraft signed for in Cambodia. The aircraft will be used for VIP and tourist transport from The Royal Sands Koh Rong in Cambodia. Bell Helicopter’s vice president of Global Sales and Marketing Patrick Moulay signed wit...

Air Rage: Three Chinese Passengers Thrown Off Aircraft in Cambodia After Scuffle Broke Out over Plane Seat

Three Chinese air passengers were thrown off a flight in Cambodia after a scuffle broke out on board before the plane took off, according to a newspaper report. The argument started after a man told a woman in front of him that her seat was tipped back too far and he inadvertently touched her hair, the Chengdu Commercial Daily reported. The pair began to quarrel and their friends and relativ...

Aviation body breathes easier as audit delayed

The UN’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has agreed to postpone an audit of Cambodia’s aviation authority until June 2016 to give the agency more time to prepare. Sinn Chanserey Vutha, spokesman of the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA) said yesterday that his organisation was confident it would pass the audit, but had requested more time to ensure the best...