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Essential news for 13 Feb 2018

Voom joins Airbus Helicopters

Voom, the world's premier on-demand helicopter booking platform, is now joining Airbus Helicopters as part of the company’s strategy to provide new urban mobility solutions for commuters. Initially incubated in A^3, Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost, Voom launched commercial operations in April 2017 in Sao Paulo, flying thousands of passengers over t...

GE and Tata celebrate the ground-breaking of a world class Aero-engine Centre of Excellence in Telangana

GE and Tata group, India’s leading global enterprise, today held the ground-breaking ceremony for a world class Structural Center of Excellence (COE) focused on aero-engine components. The ceremony was held in the presence of Shri K. T. Rama Rao, Honourable Cabinet Minister for IT E&C, MAUD, Industries and Commerce, Mines & Geology, Public Enterprises and NRI Affairs, Government of T...

Smart way for Estonia to avoid illegal state airline support?

2015 was a rough year for Estonia and its national flag carriers. After European Commission concluded the airline had been given illicit state aid, Estonian Air went bankrupt as it could not afford to return the sums – € 85 million. At the same period of time, as a contingency plan, Estonian state established new national flag carrier that would take over all the passengers but with no...

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airBaltic Receives the Market Leader Award by ATW

The Latvian airline airBaltic has received the 2018 ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. ATW 44th annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards are the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive to recognize excellence in the air transport industry. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “2017 was a record year for airBaltic and...

Training for new Pilatus PC-24 underway at FlightSafety's Learning Center in Dallas

FlightSafety International and Pilatus announce that training for the new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet has begun at FlightSafety’s Learning Center in Dallas, Texas. “We are pleased to announce the start of training for the new Pilatus PC-24 aircraft in Dallas,” said David Davenport, Executive Vice President. “FlightSafety and Pilatus worked closely together to ensure owners...