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Gulfstream offers aircraft line maintenance at TAG Farnborough Airport

Let us present latest announcements, made by Gulfstream Aerospace at EBACE. The first one - the aircraft line maintenance from a hangar on-site at TAG Farnborough Airport. Gulfstream’s service center at London Luton Airport remains fully operational for scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Meanwhile, construction of the company’s new 220,060-square-foot/20,444-sq...

Latest updates from TAG Farnborough Airport

Fuelling the Future: TAG Farnborough Airport hosts Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel Initiative  Underlining the airport’s commitment to responsible and sustainable development, TAG Farnborough Airport is hosting “Fuelling the Future”, a Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel initiative event taking place on 18th May 2019. TAG Farnborough Airport became the first business...

New heliports in London, benefits of helicopters & VTOL aircraft

Robert Walters, London Biggin Hill Airport business development director, has given evidence at City Hall regarding the emerging London Plan Policy for Aviation, particularly Policy T8, point J, which seeks to stop the building of new heliports in the capital and aims to take steps to reduce the number of helicopters flying over London. It is our belief that this policy will harm London&rs...

Whats'Up in London Oxford Airport

All industry professionals are aware of different airport ratings, best in the region, best in the country, best i the city... Especially for important business aviation airports it's a "must be" to be among the TOP winners. No need to explain strategic London's place in business aviation. So, let's have a look Whats'Up in London Oxford Airport. Changes has been...

Record growth in air traffic movements in TAG Farnborough Airport

Customers from around the World are coming to TAG Farnborough Airport, including from Asia which continues to be an important market.  In 2018,TAG Farnborough Airport reported the highest ever number of total annual movements, surpassing the previous record from 2007 by 8.2 per cent. For the full year 2018, TAG Farnborough Airport saw a year-on-year increase in air traffic movements of...

New Chairman Nick Weston outlines his vision for BACA – The Air Charter Association

TheBACA Spring Lunch took place at Merchant Taylors Hall in London on April 3rd where a record number of guests saw past chairman Richard Mumford officially hand over the chain of office to new chair Nick Weston. The Spring Lunch has become so successful that to cope with the demand for tickets there was a secondary annex, with screens linked to the main hall. Richard Mumford summed up his thre...

HQ Aviation gains approval as RR300 Authorized Service Center

HQ Aviation, the very successful British helicopter training school and maintenance centre has expanded its list of approvals through its appointment as a Rolls-Royce RR300 Authorized Service Center.  Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce today at Heli-Expo 2019 officially confirmed HQ Aviation has joined the RR300 Service Center network, which offers global, approved maintenance support...

Trenchard Aviation Group renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Trenchard Aviation Group has renewed its long-term contract to provide aircraft cabin materials managementservices to Virgin Atlantic. This comprehensive, wide-ranging contract will be fulfilled bythe Group’s nose-to-tail cabin maintenance and total care management company, Aero Technics. Through its highly trained and flexible workforce, the company will be delivering desi...

Welcome New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough

We say Welcome to a New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough - Thierry Barré! Thierry Barr√©, who joins TAG’s Maintenance Services Centre with immediate effect, was previously Technical Director of a Business Jet MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) company based in Europe and brings extensive customer relations expertise and strong M...

Thales UK received DA62 Special Mission Aircraft fleet

For the first time, Diamond has delivered to Thales UK aircraft, equipped with the Thales Avni capability enabling fully interchangeable sensor configurations on both available surveillance platforms. The capability includes two DA42 MPP as well as two DA62 MPPs, each designed and modified to be capable of carrying three different sensor configurations. Configuration 1 – Thales...

Welcome Nick Weston, new Chairman of BACA

Since 14th March 2019 BACA, The Air Charter Association, has a new Chairman. Our congratulations to Mr Nick Weston, a well knows CEO of Weston Aviation! Speaking about his appointment as Chairman, Weston said “I am delighted and honoured to be elected as the next Chairman of the Association. After being a member for nearly 25 years and having served both as Council Member a...

The role of Digital Disruption in Business Aviation

On the opening day of Revolution.Aero Europe, CharterPad President Armando Antonini spoke on the topic of digital disruption and its effect on business aviation today. Armando began by addressing disruption as it applies to industries around the world today. “There is no definition for disruption in the dictionary... It’s belief that technology is changing the way that industries...