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Typically Swiss Style flight on PC-24 by Swiss Government

The official delivery of the Pilatus PC-24 by Swiss government! Order was made back in 2014 and here is came the delivery on 18 February 2019. The brand-new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet replaces a business jet supplied by a North American manufacturer and previously used for government flights. Ueli Maurer, President of the Swiss Confederation, took delivery of the PC-24 at...

Kopter is ready for the expansion at Mollis airfield

Last november citizens of Glarus North voted positive at the municipal assembly last November, so Kopter Group (Kopter) can start its next expansion step. It has commissioned architect Dima & Partner based in Glarus with the design, planning and construction of a new > 20,000m2 building for its pre-assembly activities at the Mollis airfield. Dima & Partner emerged as the w...

TAG Aviation SA Geneva Wyvern Wingman Operator Status renewed

TAG Aviation SA has formally renewed its prestigious WYVERN Wingman certification after once again successfully passing the rigorous safety audit conducted by WYVERN. To achieve Wingman status operators must actively show their commitment to leading safety practices and maintain a strong safety culture. They must also provide consistently up-to-date accurate safety data in the WY...

World Economic Forum 2019 was a success for Luxaviation

Each year World Economic Forum in Davos is a very important event for business aviation actors in the region. High profile clients from all around the world are coming and there is no right to any mistake. Operation must be assured on the highest quality level, clients should be happy with proposed variety of services.  Just after the closing of 2019 edition Luxaviation Group had a look at...

Jet Aviation Zurich operations reinforced during World Economic Forum

Jet Aviation Zurich operations were reinforced during World Economic Forum in Davos from January 22 to 25, 2019.  Jet Aviation is handling the majority of head-of-state aircraft and passengers during the meeting, bringing in extra personnel from its other FBO locations and tripling its on-site VIP automobile fleet to help with ground transportation. Each year, leaders i...

Special World Economic Forum Event Support from Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation’s global product support organization will once again offer a full selection of services to assist Falcon operators at major business, cultural and sporting events worldwide in 2019.  Dassault makes a comprehensive range of resources available in close proximity to Falcon customers during special global events. In addition to routine troubleshooting services provide...

SWISS offers five new summer destinations from Geneva

From 22 June, SWISS will expand its route network from Geneva by offering its passengers five new popular destinations for the summer season. The airline adds Brindisi in Puglia, the Portuguese city of Faro, the Greek island of Mykonos as well as Alicante and Ibiza in Spain, to its range of destinations. Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will operate five new intra-European routes this summ...

Rega Completes New Air Ambulance Fleet with Delivery of Third Bombardier Challenger 650

Bombardier has proudly delivered a third Challenger 650aircraft to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega, completing a next-generation fleet of air ambulances tasked with rescuing and repatriating Swiss citizens around the world. Rega, a long-standing Bombardier customer, took possession of two other Challenger 650 aircraft earlier in 2018. This trio of aircraft replaces Rega’s Challe...

Lugano Airport gets double deal with Luxaviation Group

Lugano Airport gets double deal with Luxaviation Group - strategic cooperation agreement between Luxaviation Group , Lugano Airport and Colombo Wealth Management and FBO cooperation agreement for its FBO management company ExecuJet. What means this strategic cooperation? Luxaviation Group together  with Colombo Wealth Management will work with Lugano Airp...

Celebration of the grand opening of new wide-body hangar in Basel by Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation celebrated the grand opening of its new wide-body hangar in Basel with approximately 100 guests and dignitaries. The new state-of-the-art 8,700 square-meter hangar provides increased capacity for wide- and narrow-body maintenance, completion and refurbishment projects across the site. It can accommodate up to two wide-body aircraft simultaneously. Designed to help meet in...

Pilatus Hands Over First PC-24 Air Ambulance

The very first PC-24 with medevac interior has been handed over to the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS Western Operations). Pilatus presented the key to PC-24 serial number 105 to RFDS CEO Rebecca Tomkinson on 26 November 2018 in Stans. Configured for patient transport, this PC-24 was especially developed to meet the particular needs of the RFDS and has been equipped for medevac...

SH09 latest prototype begins flight trials

Kopter Group AG (Kopter) has commenced the next phase of its helicopter development and certification program with its latest SH09 prototype number 3 (P3). P3 has achieved the necessary technical clearance and regulatory compliance to start flight tests. Designed in Switzerland and assembled at the Kopter facility at Mollis airfield, it incorporates several improvements and modifications based...