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Panasonic Avionics Opens First Innovation Studio

Panasonic Avionics has opened its first Innovation Studio in Pleasanton, California. Breaking ground as the first of five planned locations worldwide, Panasonic’s new Innovation Studio in Pleasanton will serve as a hub for innovation, ideation, and solution-building. It is designed as a space where airlines and partners will gather and co-create the future of travel experience. David B...

Wheels Up strategic acquisition of Travel Management Company

Every industry is demanding. Business aviation is especially demanding: you have to analyse market tendences, demand, changes... To respond to increasing demand from members for high-quality light jets Wheels Up had to act. So an acquisition is announced, adding complementary aircraft to bolster Light Jet Offering and Charter Marketplace. Wheels Up announced the acquisition of Travel...

Swift Air Joins iAero Group

 iAero Group, a leading integrated aviation platform business headquartered at Miami International Airport, completed the acquisition of Swift Air, the leading independent airline charter business in the United States. Swift Air now joins engine MRO AeroThrust and airframe MRO AeroTech under the iAero Group integrated aviation platform family. Swift Air will now have access...

New Boeing Business Jet Services Bundle with Metrojet

Congratulations! New Boeing Business Jet Services Bundle is launched!  BBJ services signed the first multiyear agreement for this service with Hong Kong-based business jet operator Metrojet. The new services bundle provides essential digital aviation tools for BBJ flight and maintenance crews which includes 24/7 technical support, onboard performance tools and maintenance planning...

Cessna Denali engine tests exceeding expectations

Textron Aviation, an amazing variety of choice, all depends on what you are looking for, there is always an answer that fits client's demand.  Getting to know latest news, you need to take your time to decide what with you will start to tell about ... Let's talk abour Cessna Denali, which is nearing thecompletion of the prototype as well as the first two flight and three gr...

Honda Aircraft Company Greensboro Production Facility gets bigger

Great news announced during Honda Aircraft Company press conference at EBACE - plans to expand its global headquarters in Greensboro, NC by investing an additional $15.5 million in a new 82,000-square-foot facility on its 133+ acre campus in Greensboro. This will bring the company’s total capital investment in its North Carolina facilities to more than $245 million. Schedul...

New Cirrus Aircraft Facility in the Dallas Metroplex Area

A new facility Cirrus Aircraft at the McKinney National Airport (KTKI) in McKinney, Texas is announced! It will provide a world-class customer experience for Cirrus aircraft owners in the Dallas Metroplex Area. Factory Service operations will be offered to customers beginning in August 2019, and in late 2020 the facility will expand to include a new, dedicated Cirrus Aircraft facility on s...

Cougar Soars Back to Engage Worldwide Pilot Shortage and Innovation Needs

Cougar Aircraft Corp. has acquired the assets of the GA-7-Cougar light twin prop executive aircraft, designed and formerly produced by Grumman Gulfstream Aviation renown for military and corporate jets. Cougar now owns the FAA Type Certificate, production fixtures, and technology needed to build this aircraft, which is aimed at both the training market, and as a platform for the next generati...

JetBlue first NHL-themed livery dedicated to the Boston Bruins

To remind those who are not aware of the fact, JetBlue is the Official Airline of the Boston Bruins. Now this partnership is taken to  new heights with “Bear Force One” and the airline's first NHL-themed livery and its third dedicated to a Boston professional sports team. The Airbus A320 aircraft, aptly named “Bear Force One,” was unveiled at an e...

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation New U.S. Headquarters is Open

Renton, Washington is now the new U.S. headquarters of Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation. The office employs members of a global team, primarily focused on finalizing the development of the company’s regional jet program, including engineering, sales, marketing and customer support. It will also play a key role in future product development.  “We are proud to announce t...

ASX launching SeedInvest capital raise campaign for full-scale eVTOL development, testing, and certification

Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX), an aviation technology start-up, is re-imagining personal air transportation with the mission to offer urban commuters a cleaner, faster and affordable transportation alternative in support of Uber Technologies Urban Air Mobility program, UberAir. From its headquarters at the historic Detroit City Airport, the ASX team is developing an elec...

New Helicopter Service from BLADE Now Includes All NYC Area Airports

One month ago BLADE launched helicopter flights Manhattan and John F. Kennedy Airport. Now, the expansion ot its service - including LaGuardia Airport  and Newark Liberty International Airport.At this moment, BLADE’s service is the largest Urban Air Mobility initiative in the United States and will further advance the company’s mission of enhancing the rea...