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RUAG STC integrates customized avionics and night vision capabilities for two new Airbus Helicopters H125

RUAG has designed, developed and integrated a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) featuring Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVIS) for the new Airbus Helicopters, Inc. H125. RUAG realized the STC on behalf of customers Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) and Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board (STSB). Approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the STC is spe...

Getting ready for a record summer at Lugano Airport

Milan Linate Airport will be closed for three months from July, so the traffic will be diverted to Lugano Airport. For ExecuJet FBO it is the time to get ready to handle a record number of movements in southern Switzerland this summer. Back in december, we were writing about the partnership signed between Luxaviation Group and Lugano Airport for he launch of a co-brande...

New Premium Economy Class by SWISS

Get ready to a new Premium Economy Class by SWISS on its long-haul aircraft fleet from spring 2021, to further strengthen its position as a premium air carrier. In a first step here, the additional travel class will be available in a 24-seat section on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. In the medium term, the new travel product will be extended to the entire SWISS long-haul fleet. For Economy Cl...

Initial flight tests in Switzerland successfully complete for Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3)

Following its first flight on 22 November 2018, Kopter’s SH09 third prototype (P3) completed more than 50 hours of testing at the company facility in Mollis, Switzerland, where it has been produced and it is currently supported. The aircraft climbed up to 5,000 ft and reached a speed of 126 kts, while  performing a series of maneuvers such as turns, autorotations and short field take...

IS-BAH certification for Geneva Airpark

Congratulations -Geneva Airpark has received the IS-BAH* certification!  Geneva Airpark has just obtained the IS-BAH label which guarantees quality service and safe ground handling operations for business aviation. The IS-BAH standards, which were developed by IBAC* and NATA*, are based on compliance with good practices and as such enjoy international recognition. Geneva Airpark now figure...

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...