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Essential news for 11 Jan 2019

TAG Aviation Extends international network to Asia Pacific Region by Opening Fixed Base Operation in Macau

TAG Aviation today officially launched its first Fixed Base Operation (FBO) in Asia Pacific. Located in Macau, the new facility marks a major milestone for the company’s ambitions in expanding its business to meet the continuing growth in the Asia Pacific region. The facility represents the fourth FBO for TAG Aviation globally. The opening ceremony was attended by...

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Russian Helicopters completes delivery of 31 EMS helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, under a contract with the State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK), has completed the delivery of 31 helicopters in emergency medical services (EMS) configuration. The customer was supplied with 12 Ansat and six Mi-8MTV-1 helicopters manufactured by the Kazan Helicopter Plant, as well as 13 Mi-8AMT helicopters launched at the Ulan-Ude Aviat...

JetSuite Inc. Celebrates 10 years Of Continuous Operation In 2019

 JetSuite, Inc. is pleased to announce that it will celebrate its tenth year of operation in 2019, as the first and only premium experience in the light jet category. Delivering flying experiences that move the soul, JetSuite is an industry-leader providing individualized service, distinctive amenities, a fleet of state-of-the-art jets, and the friendliest, most knowledgeable pilots in the in...

airBaltic Pilot Academy’s Third Group of Students Begin Studies

Already the third group of students began their study process at the Latvian airline’s airBaltic Pilot Academyon January 10, 2019.The third group of 11 students will become airBalticpilots upon completion of the full-time programme in less than two years from now. Pauls Cālītis, airBalticSVP Flight Operations: “The students that received their first epaulettes today h...

GLOBEAIR RELEASES AMAZON ALEXA SKILL

GlobeAir is to become the first runner in enabling private jet bookings via voice search by announcing its new Amazon Alexa skill. The brand-new skill is perfect for the Smart Traveller and is now available in English and German. Austrian private jet company GlobeAir is becoming the first bizjet company to release an Amazon Alexa skill for immediate private jet bookings. The award-winning pri...