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Important nonstop flight capabilities on new ExecuJet long-range jets

If you are looking for impressive aircraft, capable of flying important city pairs nonstop, there is a good news - three long-range jets are available now from ExecuJet fleet. A Bombardier Global Express, Bombardier Global 7500 and Dassault Falcon 8X. The Global 7500, Bombardier’s flagship ultra-long-range business jet, is the first of its type to join Luxaviation’s fleet and o...

Vineyards in Luxembourg are safe with drone pilot project

I guess a lot of you have heard about helicopters coming to help to protect vineyards against cold. As we live in a very interesting time of drone development, here it comes a new solution - drones applied in viticulture. Two partners came together for a drone pilot project for vineyards in Luxembourg:  Luxaviation Group and Domaine L&R Kox of Remich.  The proj...

Business family growth - more benefits for clients

Last week EBACE was more than rich on announcements and events in business aviation industry. Let us tell you about the helicopter one! We gave you already a lot of information regarding Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance, from many angles, many points of view. As we see it, the business family of Charter Alliance is growing, giving even more benefits for clients. Let's welcome the la...

Deeper knowledge - Charlotte Pedersen on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance

We've already wrote about the Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance. As we are curious to find out much more and in details, we had to ask Charlotte Pedersen to reveal us some "inside information". So let's find out together..... Q.       Recently launched Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance – in your opinion, most important...

Luxaviation Group will not be Exhibiting at EBACE 2019

PATRICK HANSEN Chief Executive Officer Luxaviation Group I truly appreciate much of the work that EBAA is doing in defending business aviation’s interests with the European Union and local institutions. This is why the Luxaviation Group is supporting your association with many of our resources. However, as the CEO of Luxaviation Group, one of the largest business aviation groups global...

Luxaviation in partnership with Colombo opens new office in Lugano

Luxaviation officially celebrates the launch of its strategic partnership with Colombo Wealth Management S.A., on the occasion of the opening of its office in Lugano. Colombo Wealth Management S.A. is a family office and wealth management company based in Lugano (Switzerland), with subsidiaries in Zurich, Geneva and Luxembourg. The partnership, which had been signed at EBACE 2018 in Geneva...

Luxaviation launches industry-first signature scent

New inflight service concept, ‘Senses of Luxaviation’ Luxaviation Group, one of the largest private aircraft operators worldwide, is announcing the launch of ‘Cité Privée® for Luxaviation’, a signature scent exclusively created for use onboard its aircraft and at its ExecuJet-managed FBO facilities. A first for the private aviation industry, Luxaviat...

National flag carrier of Luxembourg chooses FL Technics for their Boeing 737NG

FL Technics, a global provider of integrated aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, has just recently signed long-term contract with Luxair S.A., Société Luxembourgeoise de Navigation Aérienne, the regional flag carrier airline of Luxembourg for MRO services. The MRO services will be provided to their whole Boeing 737 NG fleet. First aircraft will be handled in t...

Luxembourg Defence orders two H145Ms

The Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg has ordered two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide a training and support package to its customer. The helicopters will be delivered before the end of 2019 and will enter into service beginning of 2020. With a maximum take-off weight of 3.7 tonnes, the H145M can...

Charlotte Pedersen - a woman in business aviation - the way to industry, point of view and vision for future

Each EBACE is a perfect opportunity to discuss with industry professionals, but sometimes due to over busy agenda best conversations are happening afterwards. This is exactly the case with this interview with Charlotte Pedersen, CEO of Luxaviation Helicopters. Q. Your way in aviation - was it a dream since you were a little girl, was it a coincidence? A. I ended up in aviation by pure...

FL Technics completes the first two C-checks for Luxemburg flag carrier Luxair

Recently, FL Technics, a global provider of one-stop-shop aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has completed the first two C-checks for the Luxemburg carrier Luxair. “I was impressed with the high professional standards and smooth communication with all FL Technics personnel involved in the process at various project stages,” said the representative of Luxair Martial...

Luxaviation Helicopters acquires Starspeed as first major business venture

Luxaviation Helicopters, part of the Luxaviation Group, has today announced the acquisition of Starspeed, the global helicopter management, charter and training company. The deal, Luxaviation Helicopters' first acquisition since launching in February 2017, positions the company as the world's largest VIP and VVIP helicopter operator. Luxaviation Helicopters will incorporate Starspeed...