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Philippine Coast Guard took delivery of second H145 for parapublic missions

Philippine Coast Guard welcomed its second H145 helicopter, just four months after the official commissioning of its first H145. With their two light-twin helicopters, the parapublic agency becomes the first coast guard organisation in the world to operate the multi-purpose H145. The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is specially equipped with weather radar, bambi bucket, emergency flo...

Cebu Pacific Air adds ATR 72-600 training to a 15-year exclusive agreement with CAE-Cebu joint venture

CAE announced that Cebu Pacific Air (Cebu) added pilot training for ATR 72-600 to an exclusive 15-year training agreement with its joint venture, Philippine Academy for Aviation Training (PAAT). Under the terms of the agreement, CAE instructors will deliver initial and recurrent training to Cebu’s pilots on a brand-new CAE-built ATR 72-600 full-flight simulator (FFS). The device is depl...

Six new TECNAMs joined Pradera Verde Aviation fleet

Tecnam announced that newly set up Pradera Verde Aviation Group of Companies in the Philippines has chosen to equip their fleet with six new Tecnam aircraft — five P2008 JC MkII aircraft and one P2010. The Tecnam P2008 JC MkII is currently the most appreciated basic trainer on the aviation market. With its carbon-fibre fuselage, metal wings and stabilator, the two-seat P2008 JC has a va...

Aviation Concepts Technical Services achieves 4A/4C Check on Gulfstream Fleet

Philippines based Aviation Concepts Technical Services announced recently upgraded 4A/4C capability from Federal Aviation Administration following the preliminary 1A/1C approval received in the middle of March. With a strong and experienced Gulfstream team, the ACTSI MRO is now capable to provide maintenance services for Gulfstream G450, G550, G650 & G650ER. ACTSI added the...

FAA approval grated to Aviation Concepts Technical Services

Philippines based Aviation Concepts Technical Services, Inc. (ACTSI) is pleased to announce of recently received Repair Station Certificate approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to provide Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) services.  With the recognition from the FAA, we are capable to provide 1A/1C checks for Gulfstream aircraft, including G450/G550/G650 &a...

Cebu Pacific signed for 16 A330neo

Cebu Pacific has signed a firm order with Airbus for 16 long-range A330neo aircraft. The order firms up the wide-body portion of a previously announced Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which also includes commitments for 10 A321XLR and five A320neo single-aisle aircraft. The A330neo ordered by Cebu Pacific is a higher-capacity version of the A330-900, with up to 460 seats in a single-class co...

Latest newcomer to join the team - PhilJets became part of Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance

Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance is growing fast, this time PhilJets is the latest newcomer to join the team. The integration of Philippines-based helicopter charter operator will give members with VIP helicopter charter access in the Asia-Pacific region, to compliment Alliance’s existing global capabilities in the US, Europe and Africa. Chairman, PhilJe...

Metrojet New Maintenance Facility is set to deliver operational excellence throughout Asia Pacific

Congratulations! Metrojet Limited breaks ground of its New Maintenance Facvility in the Philippines! Hong Kong-based Metrojet commenced the building of its  regional expansion project - a state-of-the-art business aviation parking and maintenance facility in Clark, Pampanga, Philippines - planned to be operational in Q2 2020. The 26,000m2 facility has been desig...

AirTaxi.ph takes delivery of its first H130 for tourism charters in the Philippines

Philippines’ largest charter operator AirTaxi.ph welcomed its first single-engine H130 helicopter. Currently operating two H145 helicopters, the new H130 will be dedicated for commercial operations, including passenger transport and sightseeing services in the Southern islands of the Philippines, including Boracay, Cebu and Palawan. “We are excited to introduce the first H...

Philippine Coast Guard becomes Philippines’ first H145 operator for parapublic missions

Philippine Coast Guard has placed an order for one H145 helicopter, making it the first H145 parapublic operator in the Philippines. The new 4-tonne-class twin-engine helicopter is specially equipped with high frequency radios, emergency flotation gear, fast roping, cargo sling, search light, and electro-optical systems to perform critical missions including search and rescue, medical evacuatio...

PhilJets adds Airbus H130, H145, and Bell 407 helicopters to fleet

In line with its plans of holding a stronger position in the aviation industry in Asia, PhilJets Group has confirmed during the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE), taking place from April 11 to 13, 2017, the delivery of its latest Bell 407 GXP helicopter to its fleet this month. In addition, PhilJets also expects the arrival of two Airbus H130 and one H145 later this year,...

Malindo Air Inks New Interline Partnership With Qatar Airways

Malindo Air has teamed up with Qatar Airways to offer passengers seamless travel and greater connectivity when travelling between ASEAN and more than 100 destinations in Qatar Airways’ network. The enhanced connectivity is coupled with the convenience of a single reservation across both airlines’ networks – thanks to a new bilateral interline agreement that took effect...