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Sino Jet Launches new Guangzhou Operation Following Government’s 88 billion Investment into Greater Bay Area, China

On 14th June 2018, Sino Jet Ltd., a leading business and general aviation (BA/GA) operator, part of the Sino Jet Group, held a VIP launch event to signify the opening of its new Guangzhou base. This is the newest office to be opened by the growing operator and adds to its existing bases in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The expansion of the company’s presence and investment into the G...

Bell delivers first three Bell 505 helicopters to China

Bell Helicopter delivered the first three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters destined for the Chinese market during a ceremony held at Bell’s facility in Mirabel, Canada. These are the first three aircraft of 110 ordered in 2017 by Reignwood International Investment Group Company Ltd, launch operator and exclusive authorized reseller in China for the 505. This first delivery follows the...

Deer Jet Launches Luxury Cruise Expeditions to Antarctica

Long recognized for its range of fine services on board customized private jets, luxury helicopters and super-yachts, now Deer Jet launches a new luxury cruise expedition service specially designed to lure the most discerning adventure lovers. Antarctica is set to become the first destination on Deer Jet’s portfolio of ‘Luxury Cruise Expeditions’. Already taking bookings, the...

Bell 505 receives certification in China

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, has received certification for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. This is a major milestone for the international expansion of the Bell 505, as anticipation is growing in country to receive the deliveries of over 110 aircraft.  “We are thrilled to receive this certification in one of the fastest growing...

HNA General Aviation Debuts at China’s Zhengzhou Air Show 2018

The Chinese general aviation behemoth HNA General Aviation Investment Group (HNA General Aviation) has debuted at the Zhengzhou Air Show 2018, showcasing VIP-configured BBJ737, making of subsidiaries Deer Jet, Capital Helicopter and HNA Aviation Academy the main highlights of the international air show.   HNA General Aviation’s customized BBJ737, a VIP-class long haul busi...

NBAA: ABACE2018 Signals Blue Skies for Business Aviation, in Asia and Beyond

As the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) concluded its third and final day, organizers said that on several levels, the show underscored the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. ABACE2018 concluded its third and final day with underscoring the promising future for business aviation in the Asian region. “This year’s ABACE, held...

Deer Jet Inks Deal with Honeywell to Save Millions for Aircraft Management Customers

Deer Jet, the premier private jet company in Asia, has signed a three year contract with Honeywell (NYSE: HON) enrolling its managed fleet into the Honeywell Avionics Protection Plan (HAPP) and Honeywell Mechanical Protection Plan (MPP). ​ According with the agreement, 12 of Deer Jet’s Gulfstream aircraft will be covered by the HAPP and another 9 aircraft by the MPP. In the past, the...

Cessna Skyhawk sees increased demand in China with orders for 52 aircraft

 Textron Aviation Inc. announced at ABACE 2018 (Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition) that it has received orders for 52 Cessna Skyhawk aircraft. All deliveries are expected to be completed within 2018.  “China's 13th Five-Year Plan brings out favorable policies to boost general aviation development, leading to unprecedented opportunities in the a...

Ameco and Lufthansa Technik sign memorandum of understanding for cooperation in business aircraft services

Ameco and Lufthansa Technik sign Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in business aircraft services​ Signing ceremony at Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) On April 17, 2018, Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corporation (Ameco) and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for in-depth cooperation of support f...

Deer Jet Repair Certificate and Protection Plans to Benefit Users

Deer Jet has accomplished FAA annual tests on continuous updated maintenance procedures and regulations, gaining the company a FAA repair station approval. The certificate makes of the company one of only 45 Part 145 repair stations registered in Mainland China authorized to perform maintenance on U.S.-registered aircraft (N-number). As the largest business aviation company in Asia, Deer Jet ha...

Fokker Techniek awarded first ever Airbus ACJ319neo VIP completion by K5-Aviation

On the first day of the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, Fokker Techniek, a business of GKN Aerospace, has announced that it has signed a contract with long-term customer K5-Aviation for the first ever ACJ319neo VIP completion. The completion starts in May 2019 and is scheduled to be ready for delivery at the beginning of 2020. This order comes in addition to the already contra...

BAA and Luxaviation celebrate a growing international network on alliance anniversary

One year on since Business Aviation Asia Ltd. (BAA) and Luxaviation pooled their expertise to form a strategic global alliance, the two world-leading business aviation companies have further extended their combined international network to deliver service excellence across the globe. The companies have a joint stand # H1122 at ABACE. The strategic partnership, announced in April 2017,...