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VoltAero brings its Cassio electric-parallel hybrid aircraft to the Netherlands for sustainable aviation demo flights with the country Power Up initiative

VoltAero Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft is to perform demonstration flights across selected routes in the Netherlands beginning June 13 to promote highly sustainable regional aviation throughout the Dutch regions. Utilizing VoltAero’s Cassio 1 testbed – the world’s first parallel hybrid aircraft – this week-long deployment will be part of the Netherlands’ P...

Electric flying in the Netherlands feasible by 2026

It is feasible to electrify small-scale aviation in the Netherlands on short distances. The first nine-passenger electric aircraft could be certified and available on the short-haul market by 2026, bringing more sustainable aviation an important step further. This is the outcome of a study by NACO/Royal HaskoningDHV and Royal NLR commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management....

Bristow Group to provide search and rescue helicopter services to Netherlands Coastguard

Bristow Group announced that the Netherlands Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has awarded Bristow their prestigious contract to provide search and rescue helicopter capacity to the Netherlands Coastguard. The 10-year contract, with two one-year extension options, will commence on November 4, 2022 and involves providing the permanent availability of dedicated SAR equipped AW189 heli...

Jet Aviation received IS-BAH Stage II safety registration certificates for The Netherlands

Jet Aviation has received IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration for its Amsterdam and Rotterdam FBOs in The Netherlands. The company currently operates 27 IS-BAH-registered FBOs around the world. It expects to gain further IS-BAH certifications in the coming months. “Along with our commitment to safety and quality, these new IS-BAH certificates clearly demonstrate that challenges are a...

Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Amsterdam - Jet Aviation partners with Neste

Jet Aviation signed an agreement with Neste to secure and offer Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel on-site at its FBO located at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, effective immediately. Neste MY SAF is Jet A-1 certified and has the same operational qualities as traditional fossil fuel. It requires no aircraft modifications or further approvals. Under the agreement with Neste, Jet Aviation h...

LorEau Aviation Group flies in to ratify business partnership with ELMS Aviation, Complete Aircraft Group

ELMS Aviation and sister company Complete Aircraft Group announced the signing of a wide-ranging MoU with newly established MRO consultancy LorEau Aviation Group, based out of Dubai World Central Airport, UAE, on the opening day of MRO Europe in Amsterdam.   ELMS Aviation, the leading aviation personnel cloud-based compliance and competence management solution, was selected as...

Netherlands F135 engine heavy maintenance facility achieves Initial Depot Capability

StandardAero announced that it has successfully achieved all Initial Depot Capability (IDC) requirements for the repair and overhaul of the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, which powers all three variants of the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft. With this achievement, StandardAero’s F135 Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) facility, or depot, in the Ne...

First In The World - PAL-V flying car to finalize certification basis with EASA

Determined to be the first - PAL-V is now also the first to complete the full certification basis with EASA. Based on PAL-V’s 10 years of test results, EASA specialist teams finalized the requirements for the PAL-V Liberty. The issuance last week, after industry consultation, shows the confidence of the European authorities and the maturity of the design and the company. The final phase...

First passenger flight performed with sustainable synthetic kerosene

For the first time worldwide, a passenger flight partly flown on sustainably produced synthetic kerosene, was carried out in The Netherlands. This was announced during the international conference on Synthetic Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in The Hague. Shell, producer of the sustainable kerosene and KLM, operating the flight, presented this showcase during the meeting initiated by Cora van Nie...

EU Commission approves Dutch plans to provide €3.4 billion in urgent liquidity support to KLM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure consisting of a State guarantee on loans and a subordinated State loan to KLM to provide urgent liquidity to the company in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The measures were approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020. Executive Vice-Pres...

Zeusch Aviation Beechcraft B200 Super King Air joins The Netherlands registry

First Zeusch Aviation aircraft registration on The Netherlands registry - Beechcraft B200 Super King Air – PH-ZAZ – was already configured to support medevac and charter missions and now the aircraft is also equipped with a brand new AVCON removable mapping window, located in the aircraft belly, which enables aerial mapping capabilities.  The modifications...

Exxaero introduces AirCare to exceeds health and safety of passengers

Exxaero announces its latest partnership with air technology corporation Inscentives Europe. The collaboration between the two companies involves the continuous disinfection of cabin air in aircraft by using UVC plasma technic. With the introduction of this revolutionary technology on board of all its aircraft, Exxaero wants to minimize chances on the spread of the coronavirus even further and kee...