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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...

Cargolux grows market presence in Africa

Cargolux Airlines is set to introduce two new destinations in Africa, Douala in Cameroon and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Services to Lubumbashi will begin on 15 September while Douala is served as of 3 October.  Flights to Lubumbashi leave Luxembourg every Friday evening, arriving in the DRC on Saturday mornings at 05:25. The return flight is routed via Johannesburg...

Cargolux Group flies profitably through volatile 2016

Cargolux Airlines has proved its qualities once more in the extremely volatile environment of the international air cargo industry. In a year dominated for the major part by worryingly low yields, fierce competition and overcapacity, the airline experienced a robust fourth quarter, one of the strongest in many years. The net profit for 2016 totaled US$ 5.5 million while scheduled freight tonne kil...

Cargolux 747-8F first to reach 1 million hours on the GEnx engine

Five and a half years after entry into service of its first GEnx-powered 747-‑8F, Cargolux, became the first operator worldwide to fly one million hours with this new engine type and remains GE’s GEnx fleet leader in total operating hours. With the first delivery of the 747-8F, Cargolux also became the launch customer of the GEnx engine that represents a giant leap forward in propulsion tech...