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Daher highlights its vision for a more sustainable future of aviation

Daher research, development and production activities that will contribute to an increasingly sustainable aviation industry were outlined by the company during EBACE 2022.  Chief Executive Officer Didier Kayat underscored the benefits of Daher’s family ownership and the company’s 160-year history in developing solutions that respond to aviation’s long-term climate goal...

AURA AERO and AELIS join forces to act on the decarbonization of aviation

Both convinced of the climate emergency and the need to act, AURA AERO and AELIS announce their long-term collaboration on ERA, AURA AERO’s hybrid-electric regional aircraft. AELIS will provide global marketing and sales services to AURA AERO and will source a panel of financing and leasing solutions to promote AURA AERO products. Through this collaboration, AURA AERO aims at further de...

Airbus commits to extending ACH130 Aston Martin Edition production following rapid market success

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has committed to continuing production of the ACH130 Aston Martin Edition after selling out almost the entire initial production run faster than expected. The distinctive and stylish helicopter is a special version of the ACH130 featuring a range of interior and exterior designs created by Aston Martin which has captivated the imagination of helicopter owner...

Moove launches the first co-ownership programme on Daher TBM 960

The French marketplace offers a new programme dedicated to professionals on the brand new Daher TBM model. With a competitive cost per kilometer, this new offer enables companies to travel efficiently around Europe. Moove has built an offer leveraging the model of shared ownership and drastically reduce the global cost of operations. The offer specifically targets SMBs located in regions poor...

Ready for kick-off - Falcon 6X round-the-globe proving campaign

Before any important information from manufacturer - we had the pleasure to discover Falcon6X today in Geneva at EBACE2022. Even knowing it is quite subjective... This is an amazing plane, a result of hard work of  huge team of engineering, designers, aerospace professionals... French excellence!  You feel home there... you are so good and so grateful discovering every single feature of...

Get ready - the production underway for new Dassault Falcon 10X

Parts production for Dassault Aviation’s new ultra-long range Falcon 10X is now underway, with final assembly of the first aircraft set to begin next year. With detailed design nearly complete, production and assembly of the ultra-widebody twin is gearing up at sites around Europe and North America, including a brand-new Factory 4.0 smart manufacturing facility in Seclin in northern Franc...

Designing your perfect cabin - Airbus opens unique creative studio for business jet customers

Airbus Corporate Jets has opened its exclusive new ACJ TwoTwenty creative studio in Toulouse, France. The studio dedicated to ACJ customers showcases  a real-size section of the ACJ TwoTwenty cabin, offering double the space and volume of any competitor aircraft, so they can customize it to make it their own. With an integrated use of virtual reality technology complemented by configurab...

Red Dot winner 2022 - Falcon 10X interior got another prestigious product design award

The ultra-long range Falcon 10x, the latest of Dassault Aviation large-cabin business jet family,  recently won a coveted Red Dot award of distinction for interior design. The Red Dot Awards are among the most distinguished prizes in the design world and a sought-after mark of brand excellence. The 10X, currently in development, will be the largest purpose-built business jet on the ma...

Air France-KLM and CMA CGM join forces and sign a major long-term strategic partnership in global air cargo

Air France-KLM Group and the CMA CGM Group announced that they have signed a long-term strategic partnership in the air cargo market1. This exclusive partnership will see both parties combine their complementary cargo networks, full freighter capacity and dedicated services in order to build an even more competitive offer thanks to the unrivalled know- how and gl...

Next generation - ATR EVO family to be even more economical and sustainable

ATR announced its plans for the next generation of its best-selling family of regional aircraft by 2030, the ATR ‘EVO’. The plan foresees advanced design features and a new powerplant with hybrid capability to offer customers the next generation of ATR aircraft. It will encompass innovative technologies to enable significant improvements in performance, economics and sustaina...

Smart Lander - ATR and Safran develop a groundbreaking service to analyse hard landings

ATR and Safran Landing Systems have developed ‘Smart Lander’, an innovative landing gear diagnostics service that uses state-of-the-art knowledge in data analysis to optimise the manufacturer’s response times in the event of hard landings, and enable aircraft to be quickly returned to service. This innovative service, the first of its kind in the aviation industry, r...

Air Corsica and CCI of Corsica announce the resume of Corsica-London flights

This Sunday, May 15, 2022 at Calvi Sainte Catherine airport, Luc BERENI, Chairman of the Air Corsica Management Board and Pierre NEGRETTI, Chairman of the Balagne Commission of the CCI of Corsica, accompanied by elected officials from the CCI and representatives of the Calvi Tourist Office, gathered to celebrate the resumption of flights between Calvi and the United Kingdom. Air Corsica had ope...