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Flying car within 10 years - PAL-V and NLR are starting the Development

The goal is quite clear and ambitious: a market introduction of the flying car within 10 years. There is a road to make. On the 8th of April 2019,a MoU for a mutual cooperation to develop an autonomous eVTOL flying car was signed between PAL-V and Royal Netherlands Aerospace Centre. Autonomous flying with an eVTOL (electrical Vertical Take-Off and Landing) should be mad...

Happy "Landing" of Corendon Boeing 747 in hotel garden

Get ready for 5D aviation experience! A Corendon Boeing 747  at Corendon Village Hotel for such experience for public! After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel this morning. There the plane will be converted into a 5D-experience about the 747 and the history...

Corendon will place Boeing 747 in its hotel garden

Mega transport will bring airplane in five days from Schiphol to Amsterdam Travel agency, airline company and hotelier Corendon will have a complete Boeing 747-400 transported from Schiphol airport to the Corendon Village Hotel in Amsterdam this February. There the plane will be placed in the hotel garden.  For this mega job Dutch specialized transport company Mammoet has been...

STG Aerospace wins order from Volotea for 45 full-colour liTeMood® LED cabin lighting systems

STG Aerospace, the pioneering aircraft cabin lighting specialist, is delighted to announce that its full-colour Airbus liTeMood® LED cabin lighting system has been chosen by Volotea, the Spanish low-cost operator. Currently operating a mixed fleet of A319s and Boeing 717s, the airline plans to move to an all-Airbus fleet over the next five years, resulting in this current order with STG Aer...

Kopter announces a first firm order with SAS from Malaysia

On the occasion of Helitech 2018, Systematic Aviation Services (SAS) from Malaysia has signed a firm order with Kopter for one SH09 helicopter in passenger transport configuration that will based out of the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport at Kuala Lumpur. To promote this new customer, Kopter has wrapped its first prototype (P1) using the paint scheme of SAS, and is exhibiting it on the Kopter bo...

Rotortrade paves the way for greater value in the pre-owned helicopter market

First OEM nose-to-tail Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) helicopter delivery and a great example of industry cooperation. Rotortrade delivers the first nose-to-tail Certified Pre-Owned helicopter to a private operator thanks to the successful partnership and collaboration between Rotortrade, Leonardo and Pratt & Whitney Canada. Rotortrade delivered a pre-owned AW109SP for private use in Europe l...

Zeusch Aviation medevac and charter business takes off with addition of King Air 200

 Zeusch Aviation, the Netherlands-based aerial services provider, has taken delivery of its third aircraft, a King Air 200. The latest addition to the young Lelystad airport-based operator will join the existing fleet of two King Air C90A aircraft, and begin operations in mid-July. With a dual-purpose role, it becomes the first Zeusch aircraft to support medevac and passenger charter opera...

StandardAero & Airbus exclusive negotiations for the acquisition by StandardAero of Vector Aerospace Holding

 StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc. (“StandardAero”) and Airbus SE (“Airbus”) announced that they have entered into exclusive negotiations with respect to an acquisition by StandardAero of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS (“Vector”) from Airbus. Vector is a global aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul company, providing responsive, quality support for...

Third Piaggio Avanti delivered to JetNetherlands

On May 28, JetNetherlands took delivery of its third Piaggio P180 Avanti as the aircraft landed in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, after a delivery flight from Tianjin, China, where the aircraft was previously operated. The aircraft will ultimately be based in Kortrijk-Wevelgem in Belgium (EBKT), but will remain in Rotterdam for a couple of weeks first for maintenance purposes.  The aircr...

StandardAero's European service centre receives EASA and FAA certifications for HTF7000 engine MRO services

StandardAero's European Service Center (ESC), located in Tilburg, the Netherlands, has received EASA and FAA certifications for Honeywell HTF7000 turbofan MRO services and is now authorized to support business aviation operators within the EMEA region. In March of 2016, StandardAero was authorized by Honeywell Aerospace as the industry's only independent MRO heavy maintenance provider f...

KLM Returns to London City Airport for the first time in almost 8 years

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing at 07:20 this morning. The first flight from Airport Amsterdam Schiphol received a festive welcome at London City Airport with the aircraft flying Dutch and UK colours as it taxied to the arrival gate. On board were Boet Krieken, Managing Director,&n...

KLM to recruit new cabin and cockpit crew

In the first six months of 2017, KLM intends to take on 400 new cabin attendants (incl. 100 for KLMCityhopper) and 100 new pilots. KLM has managed to achieve a great deal in recent years in terms of cutting costs. Simultaneously, the network has been expanded to include new destinations and older aircraft have been replaced by newer types in a rigorous programme of fleet r...