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Essential news for 12 Oct 2017

TAG Aviation’s Le Bourget Maintenance Service Centre wins Bombardier ASF Line Maintenance Excellence Award 2017

TAG Aviation’s Maintenance Services Centre at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France, has received the Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Award for Line Maintenance for the third consecutive year. The Bombardier ASF Excellence Awards are presented annually to Bombardier Business Aircraft ASFs that deliver the best performance across a set of key criteria which include q...

Dassault Highlights Service Center Expansion, New Spares Facility

Dassault Aviation is embarking on an ambitious expansion of its global customer service network including new and expanded spare parts facilities and additional service centers, intended to further enhance the quality and timeliness of Falcon aftermarket support. This month, Dassault starts work on a vast new spares facility north of Paris, strategically positioned between Charles de Gaulle and...

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Embraer’s Phenom 300, Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 Business Jets Awarded Speed Records by the NAA

Embraer was awarded certificates by the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) for speed records set by its Phenom 300, Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 business jets in a ceremony held yesterday during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 2017 Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), in Las Vegas. The Phenom 300 light jet set new speed records on two flights over...

German Haitec and SuperJet International sign agreement for maintenance support on the SSJ100

HAITEC Aircraft Maintenance Gmbh (HTC) and SuperJet International (SJI) signed a Service Agreement for first-class line and base maintenance on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. This new cooperation follows HAITEC’s achievement of the EASA Part.145 approval for line and base maintenance on the SSJ100 regional jet from the German Federal Aviation Authority LBA (Luftfahrt-Bund...

Cessna Citation Latitude popularity soars, reaches 100th delivery milestone

Textron Aviation announced at the National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that it is in the process of delivering the 100th Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. The milestone aircraft, which comes just 26 months after the first Latitude entered service, will be handed over to NetJets, Inc., this week at Textron Aviat...

Bombardier Business Aircraft Inaugurates Newly Expanded Interior Facility in Tucson

Dedicated to setting new standards in customer care, Bombardier’s service network delivers the highest quality service by the industry’s best-trained technicians New purposefully designed interior atelier features climate-controlled work environment and expanded capacity Tucson facility is largest in Bombardier’s customer service network Provides industry-leading mainten...

Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline's 125th Delivery

Boeing and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline's 125thairplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. "Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India's fleet, providing us with the very best in economics, fuel efficiency, flexibility and passenger comfort," said Rajiv Bansal, C...