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TAG Aviation Receives EBAA’s Diamond Safety of Flight Award at EBACE 2018

TAG Aviation (UK) Ltd and TAG Aviation SA are pleased to announce that they have been honoured with the European Business AviationAssociation’s (EBAA) Diamond Safety of Flight Award at a special event held during the 2018 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE18) which took place in Geneva Switzerland last month. Diamond status is the highest safety award to be...

RUAG accomplishes first overhaul of PW206 engine

For the first time, RUAG Aviation has overhauled a Pratt & Whitney Canada PW206 engine. The maintenance of the engine that is used in the Airbus H135 and H135M helicopters was carried out in the engine maintenance shop in Stans. The fact that the PW206 engines can now be maintained in-house at RUAG Aviation will help to increase the availability of the Swiss Air Force’s helicopter f...

RUAG achieves Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopter MRO approvals with reassembly capabilities

RUAG Aviation is named as one of the first helicopter services providers in Europe to earn OEM approvals for MRO on the new Bell Helicopter 505 (JRX). RUAG also holds reassembly capabilities. Fully qualified during the first Bell 505 technical courses at the Bell Helicopter Training Academy, the RUAG team provides these new services at their helicopters support facility in Sion. A Bell Author...

FAI collects Diamond Award for Safety from EBAA

FAI Aviation Group is in a buoyant mood having been awarded a Diamond Safety of Flight Award from the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) last week at a special event held during the EBACE Convention in Geneva, Switzerland.  Siegfried Axtmann, FAI Group Chairman proudly accepted the award on behalf of the company.  Diamond status is the highest safety recognition awarde...

AW169 enters SWISS Vip transport market with first order

·       Mountain Flyers will operate an AW169 for heli-taxi services from Bern Airport ·       Over 20 Leonardo VIP helicopters sold in Switzerland to date ·       More than 180 AW169s have been sold to over 70 customers in 30 nations to date Leonardo announce...

Luxaviation Helicopters announces first international VIP partnership with HeliFlite

Luxaviation Group is announcing a strategic partnership between its dedicated VVIP helicopter service Luxaviation Helicopters and HeliFlite Shares LLC, the premier VIP rotorcraft operator in the US.  The deal marks the first ever international partnership of VIP and VVIP helicopter operators, with Luxaviation customers set to benefit from a safe, seamless service to and from New York,...

Sino Jet Announces Collaboration with Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Air Ground Services Ltd. at EBACE2018

On 30th May 2018 Sino Jet Ltd., a leading business and general aviation (BA/GA) operator and part of the Sino Jet Group, announced a new strategic collaboration with Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. The news was announced at a signing ceremony at the European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) that was attended by Ms. Jenny Lau, Chairperson of the Asian Business Aviation A...

Public presentation of first ACH130 delivered since the launch of Airbus Corporate Helicopters

The ACH130 on display at Airbus’ EBACE stand is the first of its type to be delivered since the launch of Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) and represents the first time the aircraft is displayed in public. The aircraft, delivered in the racing-inspired, in-house Stylence by ACH configuration, provides a high-quality yet lightweight completion, suitable for high intensity flights and tra...

Beechcraft King Air 350i rolls out improved situational awareness, navigation

Textron Aviation Inc., announced during the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2018 that iTAWS is now standard on the Pro Line Fusion-equipped Beechcraft King Air 350i/ER turboprop aircraft. The system provides an integrated Terrain Awareness and Warning System (iTAWS) with the Fusion’s high-resolution Synthetic Vision System (SVS) for easy operation. i...

Embraer Delivers First New Production Legacy 450 Business Jet Equipped With Gogo AVANCE L5

Embraer an industry leader in business jet production, today announced the recent delivery of its first new production Legacy 450 business jet with business aviation’s leading-edge connectivity technology installed – Gogo AVANCE L5.  AVANCE L5, the latest connectivity system from Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO), is now being installed as a factory option on new produ...

Luxaviation Group selects Honeywell GoDirect as Airtime Services and Connectivity Partner

Luxaviation Group (booth N116), is announcing it will use Honeywell GoDirect to provide connectivity services across its fleet of business jets. Honeywell GoDirect will supply Luxaviation’s aircraft with cockpit datalink, flight support and cabin connectivity services from nose to tail, as a result of the ever-increasing demand for connectivity and increased speed onboard.  Luxavi...

TAG Aviation Asia to Open Fixed Base Operation in Macau

TAG Aviation Asia is set to operate a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Macau International Airport. The Hong Kong headquartered operator has agreed to a six-year concession agreement with the Macau Airport Authority (CAM - Sociedade do Aeroporto Internacional de Macau S.A.R.L.) to provide a full-service facility operation, 24/7, at this International destination. Macau is the first destination FBO...