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Essential news for 13 Aug 2019

American Airlines - Reflecting from the MD-80 cockpit

It has been more than 30 years since the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 made its debut into the commercial aviation industry. And, over the course of its history, the beloved aircraft transported millions of American Airlines customers to destinations across North America. And as the aircraft covered a lot of ground, it played a major part in propelling the culture, growth and performance of American....

HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019

Congratulations! HondaJet became the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class for the First Half of 2019, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). During the first six months of the year, 17 aircraft were delivered to customers around the world. The most delivered aircraft in its class for over two years, the HondaJet continues to outperform its c...

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The expansion of Air BP carbon offset program for business aviation

 From today to August 15 Air BP is Brazil at the largest business aviation conference and exhibition in Latin America. What are their most important news you can't miss? First of all - the expansion of Air BP carbon offset program for business aviation. The program will be extended to two of Voa São Paulo’s airports, a Brazilian private airport administrat...

Prague Airport Is Introducing Digital Signage

Korean, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, and naturally Czech and English. Digital signage, which was launched for passengers at Prague Airport and is located at the entrance to pier B in Terminal 1, is available in six language versions. The signage offers information displayed on digital screens and reflects the current traffic and passenger flow throughout the day. The new technology is now being teste...

More than 400 tonnes of aid to South Sudan from Air Partner’s Freight division

The Freight division of Air Partner was recently called upon by a national humanitarian organisation to assist with the safe and speedy delivery of food and supplies to Juba in South Sudan, a country that is currently hosting one of the largest number of refugees in the world.  Over the course of three weeks, Air Partner’s Freight division chartered a total of 18 flights from th...

New Zealand Emergency Medical Services received EMS H145 helicopters

In a ceremony at the GCH Aviation Group headquarters, Airbus has tdelivered two H145 helicopters to the New Zealand Helicopter Emergency Medical Services Airbus Australia Pacific Managing Director Andrew Mathewson said these were the first two H145 helicopters in emergency medical services (EMS) configuration in the New Zealand market. “I’m proud that Airbus’ heli...