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SR Technics expands presence at Malta International Airport with modern new hangar

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks Limited to expand its aircraft maintenance facility in Malta, following last year’s Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement includes the construction of a modern multi-bay hangar facility for narrow- and wide-body aircraft at Mal...

TAG Aviation Malta Celebrates First Anniversary

TAG Aviation Europe was delighted to mark the first anniversary of its Maltese AOC this month with an official celebration alongside the inauguration of a brand new office space. Securing the Maltese AOC last year was a terrific complement to TAG’s other European operations and its on-going expansion into new EU territories in order to provide aircraft owners and customers with...

DC Aviation Group's Malta operations receives Air Operator Certificate

DC Aviation Group has added another feather in its hat as its operations in Malta – DC Aviation (Malta) Ltd. received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Transport Malta Civil Aviation Directorate. With the AOC in hand, DC Aviation Malta (DCAM) can now operate and manage third-party business aircraft commercially which includes aircraft charter under the Maltese 9H registration. T...

A Year of Incredible Growth for the Global Business Aviation Unicorn

VistaJet ideally positioned to seize even larger market share in 2018 Flew over 50,000 passengers in one year for the first time Investment from Rhône Capital values company’s equity at over $2.5bn – making VistaJet one of the only companies in the business aviation market to be valued in excess of $1bn and one of Europe’s most valuable “Unicorns” Doub...

VistaJet achieves highest third quarter revenue in its history

Record results as company continues to gain market share across all markets Program Membership flights up 38% year-over-year Record number of Program Membership hours flown, up 32% year-over-year 25% of Program Membership growth from North American market EBITDA grew 24% year-over-year VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, is delighted to announce record r...

VistaJet customers grow by 50% in the Middle East

The leader in global business aviation increases its offering to continue positive momentum in the region New Program hours doubled year over year New Program customers rose by 50% year over year Full flying service now available in and out of Saudi Arabia as expansion continues Results follow $150 million investment from Rhône Capital VistaJet, the first and only global avi...

INVESTMENT INTO VISTAJET VALUES THE BUSINESS IN EXCESS OF $2.5 BILLION

VistaJet today announces that it has signed a ground breaking transaction with investment funds affiliated with Rhône Capital, which have invested $150 million of cash into the business. Together with secondary acquisitions, Rhône will have a $200 million stake in VistaJet, in a transaction valuing VistaJet’s equity on a post-money basis in excess of $2.5 billion. The investment...

VistaJet accelerates growth and continues to disrupt business aviation with Program membership

Program Membership sales up a record 57% and customer retention hits 91% VistaJet registers yet another record growth quarter, after reaching global scale with the completion of its investment plan. For the 3 months to the 30th June: +51% total flight-hours sold year-on-year in Q2 2017 Program Membership revenue achieves record 63% of total revenue (up from 55% in the previous quarte...

JetSupport and Academy 147 to provide technical training on Dassault Falcon aircraft

Academy 147 Ltd., an aircraft maintenance training organisation based in Malta, and Netherlands based maintenance provider JetSupport B.V., have decided to collaborate and offer highly specialized type training courses on Dassault Falcon aircraft. This arrangement will allow for Academy 147 to offer integrated EASA Part-147 Theoretical and Practical training courses under one roof.  Throug...

Jet Aviation opens aircraft management and charter operation in Malta

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce that it has signed a joint venture agreement to establish an aircraft management and charter operation in Malta. The company is working to obtain an air operator’s certificate from the Civil Aviation Directorate in Malta, which it expects to receive in Q3 2017. “The Malta operation is an ideal complement to our Swiss and German operations &md...

Emperor Aviation expands fleet with a new Bombardier Global 6000

Aircraft management company Emperor Aviation, which is a part of Aim of Emperor multi-diversified group of companies, takes delivery of a new ultra long-range business jet Bombardier Global 6000. Emperor Aviation experts have monitored all stages of jet production and delivery on Bombardier’s facilities in Canada and in the USA for over the year. The announcement was made during ЕВАСЕ&n...

Aim of Emperor: business aviation in Russia climbs to a cruise flight level

For the first 5 months of 2017 year the Russian charter business aviation market has increased by 7% and will continue to grow in the summer of this year. The data is provided by the Aim of Emperor group analysts. The group’s structural divisions cover all Russian business aviation market segments: charter flights organization (LL Jets, QuantumVia), aircraft management company (Emperor Aviat...