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First A330neo of Air Mauritius delivered

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in the southern hemisphere, and the first airline in the world to operate a combination of both the A330neo and A350 XWB. Benefiting from the A330neo’s unbeatable operating economics and award-wi...

Dassault Large-Cabin Falcon Line is approaching ABACE 2019

Every business aviation professional should be ready for the final approach of Dassault Falcon Line for ABACE 2019! There are things to see, to learn, to find out and to participate in! Dassault Aviation will showcase its advanced Falcon 8X ultra-long-range trijet at ABACE, also featuring the 8X's popular Falcon 7X sibling. Today, China represent nearly 80% of the 50-p...

Alsim AL42 FNPT II flight simulator selected by Airbus Flight Academy Europe

Airbus Flight Academy Europe, selected Alsim’s AL42 FNPT II flight simulator . The simulator was delivered few weeks ago in Angouleme, France. Mr Jean Longobardi, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Flight Academy Europe, explains why they chose Alsim: "We were looking for a flight trainer that faithfully simulated the Diamond DA42 VI aircraft and demonstrated a hig...

South America welcomes its first ALSIM ALX

Here it is, the installation of first ALSIM ALX simulator in South America!   Solent Freight Services LTD has chosen ALX and  it the first partnership between both companies. Solent Freight Services Ltd., the largest trade-only airfreight wholesaler in the United States, bought the simulator for its Ecuador-based flight training facilities. The ALX will receive bot...

Groundbreaking of Collins Aerospace new Propeller Center of Excellence in Figeac

Collins Aerospace celebrated the launch of a new propeller Center of Excellence at its legacy Ratier facility in Figeac, France. The state-of-the-art 3,000 square meter advanced factory addition will support advanced design, engineering, testing, manufacturing and maintenance capabilities for future propeller technologies and is expected to be fully operational in 2020. Collins Aerospace is a...

French Touch of Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère

Episode 3, already, on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance! This time you have a "french touch" inside opinion by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère   Azur Hélicoptère has facilities in Cannes, Nice, St Tropez, Monaco, Lyon and Courchevel, making us one of France’s leading helicopter charter companies, specialising i...

Expansion of Partnership in Civil Aviation between China and Airbus

During the State visit in France of China's president Xi Jiping, economic deals on transport were expected. Here it comes the announcement - an expansion of partnership in Civil Aviation between China and Airbus. A General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft was signed in Paris, France by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus...

ACJ320neo delivered to Comlux

First of three ACJ neo1 of Comlux is received! Now it will enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11 orders. “The new ACJ320neo gives us the means to deliver nonstop flights to even more of the world. CFM International has supported Comlux over the years, and we have c...

WIJET unveils its new business class HondaJet

Wijet, the HondaJet launch airline, took delivery of its first aircraft at the Paris-Le Bourget Airport. These HondaJets will replace the fleet of Cessna Citation Mustangs the company has been using since its own launch in 2009. The HondaJet has a remarkable spec. It is a super-modern twin-jet and can carry up to five passengers for a flying experience like no other in Europe. Its cruise s...

Global Jet Services selected by Dassault for Classic Falcon Technical Training

Global Jet Services has been selected by Dassault Aviation as an authorized technical training provider for out-of-production Falcon aircraft, including the Falcon 10, 20, 20-5, 50, 50EX, 2000, 2000EX, 900 and 900EX models. The agreement will increase the options for technicians seeking to improve their knowledge and skills for maintaining ‘Classic’ Falcon aircraft. Global Jet Servi...

Konnichiwa! All Nippon Airways receives its initial A380

ANA became Japan’s first carrier with Airbus’ double-deck jetliner and joins airlines that use A380s to serve the Tokyo Narita – Honolulu route ANA became the world’s 15th operator – and Japan’s first – of this widebody passenger aircraft. It has ordered a total of three A380s. Representations of sea turtles that are native to Haw...

17 A350 XWB aircraft ordered by STARLUX Airlines for long-haul services

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s. The new airline plans to deploy these aircraft on its premier long-haul services from Taipei to Europe and North America, as well as selected destinations within the Asia-Pacific region. “We are very glad to sign the official purchase agreement today for...