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Building Capacity for the Future

The IATA announced that the 2019 Global Airport & Passenger Symposium will focus on the theme of building capacity for the future. "More people want to fly. And the needs and expectations of travelers—new and old—are constantly evolving. Keeping pace with these dema...

RUBAE to welcome ACJ319

Less than a week left to see the opening of RUBAE show in Moscow. Airbus Corporate Jets will show an ACJ319, giving visitors the opportunity to see for themselves the benefits of the widest and tallest cabin.  The aircraft is operated by MJet on VVIP charter flights, and features a sp...

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Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial deliveries in 2022. The 1,98 m (6 ft 6 in) high, 2,58 m (8 ft 6 in) wide, 5,500 nm (10,186 km) 6X will be the most spacious, modern and versatile twin in its class and will draw on many of the advanc...

A brand new aircraft charter broker qualification course by TACA

If you are working in business aviation industry, then you know exactly how important is to stay connected to the industry, meaning to learn, to update your level, to get new knowledge. Use the chance - The Air Charter Association is launching a brand new aircraft charter broker qualification course at ACE19 in September.  This innovative concept means that individual brokers will be...

Latest defence innovations at Dubai Air Show

With the Dubai Airshow taking place 17-21 November at DWC, Dubai Airshow Site, the world’s leading defence companies will be displaying their latest innovations to an audience including show attendees and delegations from around the world. “The Dubai Airshow is strategically the most important aerospace exhibition for the UAE Armed Forces and one of the most important events of our...

MAKS 2019 - Aeroflot and Boeing signed Contract on 777 Passenger Cabin Modifications

During MAKS 2019 Boeing and Aeroflot announced a contract to modify passenger cabins on 18 of the Russian flagship carrier’s 777-300ERs. "Aeroflot is widely recognized as a premium service airline. Designing a new Boeing 777 interior, we aim to enhance our premium quality at every class of service – business, comfort and economy. An updated interior will take Aeroflot...

MAKS-2019 - results of the second and third day of the air show

  The second day was the most intense in terms of the number of events of the Business Program, presentations, briefings and negotiations. In order to provide comfortable working conditions for the specialists who participated in the events, the duration of the demonstration flights was reduced. The key event of the day was the opening of the national exposition of the People's Repu...

The convertible Mi-171A2 presented at MAKS 2019

Russian Helicopters presented a convertible Mi-171A2 helicopter at the MAKS-2019 airspace show. Depending on the customer wishes, the helicopter can be used for cargo transportation, as well as to transport up to 20 passengers. This is the first certified rotorcraft of the Mi-8/171 family in a convertible version. The helicopter will take part in the flight program; it will also be demonst...

CR929 Program presented to air companies by UAC and COMAC

MAKS-2019, August, 28, UAC and COMAC and their joint venture, CRAIC, presented CR929 Program to air companies. The event was aimed to demonstrate the characteristics of the new long-range wide-body aircraft (LRWBA) to the potential customers, to get their suggestions and proposals for the benefit of the final product. Air carriers and lease companies from Russia, C...

VRT500 dealership agreements in Malaysia

MAKS-2019, VR-Technologies signed dealership agreements on promotion and sales of the light multipurpose helicopter VRT500 with a Malaysian company Ludev Aviation. It is planned to start the supplies in 2023. The Malaysian company Ludev Aviation intends to purchase five helicopters. Optional equipment and details of interior and a livery color scheme...

MAKS-2019 - The results of the first day of the air show

The XIV International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019 was opened by the Russian President Vladimir Putin. He greeted the organizers, participants and guests of the Salon, toured the expositions of leading companies and observed the demonstration flights. Within the framework of the event, Mr. Putin held talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The President of Russia commende...

MAKS-2019 - Ansat Aurus presented by Rostec and NAMI

Ansat Aurus presented by Rostec and NAMI at MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon! Ansat helicopter with a highly comfortable cabin in Aurus brand style, which cabin has been designed by specialists of Russian Helicopters and NAMI (Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engines Institute). Apart from computer modeling, to create optimum ergonomic design, t...

MAKS-2019 - 120 delegations were invited to participate

Rosoboronexport has invited 120 delegations from 65 countries to the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019, according to the press service of the company. “MAKS has become the main platform for demonstration of new Russian military aircraft. Traditionally, the salon serves as a starting point for many important negotiations on the supply of airplanes, helicopters, air defense s...

MAKS-2019 - Russian Helicopters to present three civilian novelties

Russian Helicopters Holding Company three new civilian products at the MAKS 2019 International aviation and space salon. The medium-sized multi-purpose Ka-62, the first serial Mi-38 helicopter, and a light-weight Ansat, whose VIP cabin is designed in the Aurus brand style,  will be presented at the show for the first time. The Ka-62 medium-sized multi-purpose helicopter will make its debut...

Upcoming events

Air Charter Expo 2019

17/09/2019 - 19/09/2019
United Kingdom, London

5th Annual China Aviation Training Forum 2019

24/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
China, Sanya City

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Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial...

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VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board

We've already reported some news from MAKS 2019 regarding  New VRT-500. Here some more great news - VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board! Liebherr-Ae...