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Teamwork, Innovation and Industry Unity for a Sustainable Future

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) co-signed an open letter calling on governments to act to help the industry reduce its carbon footprint. The letter was organized by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), which brings together all the major players in the aviation sector (airlines,...

Etihad Airways wins 'Airline of the Year' at UK awards

Etihad Airways has won the prestigious 'Airline of the Year' title at the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG) awards in the United Kingdom. Peter Baumgartner, chief commercial officer at Etihad Airways, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised by the Travel Trade Gazette and UK travel...


Emirates wins at seven accolades at APEX Passenger Choice Awards

Emirates emerged as the biggest winner at the 2015 APEX Passenger Choice Awards held in Portland, Oregon, USA on Monday. The airline clinched seven awards, topping all the categories it was nominated in. The honours included Best Overall Passenger Experience and Best in Region: Middle East for the sixth consecutive year.  Emirates was also recognised for its on board product offering an...

Airbus BizLab global network expands with accelerator in Hamburg

Airbus has inaugurated a second BizLab aerospace business accelerator as part of its strategy to establish a global network. Alexander Katzung, Innovation manager Airbus Corporate Innovation, will lead the accelerator in Hamburg. In parallel Airbus has opened a second round of applications for start-ups seeking support. Applicants can apply from September 28th to October 28th by register...

Airbus Helicopters to profile products and customer support at Helitech International

At this year's Helitech International exhibition, Airbus Helicopters will expand on how its focus on customer satisfaction, quality, safety and competitiveness is driving its company transformation, further supporting its vision of creating the benchmark in the helicopter industry. 'The entire industry is looking for efficient ways of moving forward in the current fast-changing market e...

Airline CEOs Defend Industry's Profitability at Aviation Summit

While finally earning profits that are in line with other large companies, U.S. airlines are facing unwarranted criticism for being profitable, airline industry executives said this week. Defending the industry’s performance, they said new, passenger-focused regulations that have been proposed are unnecessary. Speaking on September 28 at the Airlines for America (A4A) Comme...

U.S. Inks New Agreements with Canada, EASA

On September 15, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) signed agreements with two international regulatory partners, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada (TCCA) that allow the authorities to rely on each other’s regulatory systems. The agreements will eliminate duplicate processes, get safety enhancing equipment installed on aircraft more quickly, and save time...

ATAG welcomes GIFAS as an associate member

The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) today welcomed as an associate member the Groupement des Industries Françaises Aéronautiques et Spatiales (GIFAS), the French aerospace industries association. GIFAS has more than 353 members who are active in all sectors of the aerospace industry including civil aircraft, helicopters, engines, satellites and launch systems, defence and...

FedEx Celebrates Five Years Supporting Action for Children

FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, is celebrating five years of providing volunteering, financial aid and logistical support to children’s charity Action for Children.  Since 2010, FedEx team members have volunteered a total of 1,300 hours helping children, young people and families nationwide, as part of...

Boeing Upbeat on Dubai Airshow

 Despite a huge backlog of orders and Gulf economies affected by the low price of oil, American aviation giant Boeing has high hopes for solid sales of commercial and military aircraft at the Dubai Airshow in November. That was the message from Boeing executives briefing a group of journalists from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon and the UK on a tour of Boeing facilities in the Unite...

Wings For Autism Lands At Portland International Airport To Help Families Practice Air Travel

As the Alaska Airlines jet "touched down" at Portland International Airport at the end of a simulated flight, Warner Huff exclaimed, "Maybe next time we come, we could go a little higher!" The 9-year-old Dallas girl was aboard the jet as part of the national Wings for Autism program, which held its first Portland event Saturday. Its goal: To give those with autism or other i...

Etihad Airways launches mobile exhibition

Etihad Airways has launched a mobile exhibition, which will show the airline's new cabin products and in-flight services around Europe. The 22 tonne model will exhibit full size mock-ups of the Residence and the First Apartment, as well as the Business Studio and Economy Smart Seats.   The mobile exhibition will make it easier for Etihad to display their products in multiple loca...

Kids hit the sky for Women in Aviation fundraiser event

Katelyn Guzman wore a huge smile as she walked across the tarmac, her thick braid fluttering in the wind. “It was cool,” said Katelyn, 10, who’d just taken a ride in a Glasair II airplane at Sun Valley Aviation. She and her mother Carolyn had come out to the “Hangar Fiesta,” a fundraiser for the new Women in Aviation Rio Grande Valley Chapter. Children were t...

Aviation experts raise $400 million to return Concorde to the skies

The most impressive passenger jet in history could return to our skies, with a committed group of fans raising nearly $400 million to see the supersonic wonder restored to its former glory. The world’s only supersonic passenger plane could return to the skies, with a group of aviation enthusiasts raising more than $400 million to see the Concorde fly again. The aircraft was retired in...

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CARIBBEAN AVIATION MEETUP 2019

11/06/2019 - 14/06/2019
France, St.Martin

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Global Expansion of Qatar Executive announced at EBACE

10 years of Qatar Executive success were celebrated at EBACE with the announcement of plans to open new offices in Shanghai, China; Moscow, Russia and London, United Kingdom later this year, as w...

International Caribbean Airlift conference on St.Maarten

The 4thannual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin  The conference is hosted by the tourism authorities of the two sides of the island, and is s...

Five Additional Global 7500 Aircraft for HK Bellawings Jet Limited

Successful debut of Bombardier Global 7500 at EBACE 2019! HK Bellawings Jet Limited has signed a LOI for five new Global 7500 and has also exercised options for two Global 7500&...

Dassault Falcon 6X Design has been freezed

Dassault has freezed Dassault and begun manufacturing major parts as the program tracks to assembly of the first aircraft by early 2020. Dassault Aviation has completed the Criti...

MY TAG APP for Charter Clients is officially launched

Congratulation TAG Aviation!  MY TAG APP for Charter Clients is officially launched! MY TAG app is specifically designed to enhance every flight booking experience for charter clients. Fr...

Type Certification hat-trick for Embraer Praetor 600

Congratulation to Embraer! Amazing Type Certificate Hat-trick! ​ “Now certified by the key aviation safety agencies of the world, the Praetor 600 has proven to be the most disru...

Time to book your PC-24 Super Versatile Jet - Order Book Reopens Now

Sometimes it is more than important to use the window of opportunity. This might be exactly the case. If you were thinking to become the owner of Pilatus PC-24, pay attention -  Order Book R...

Welcome Textron Aviation at EBACE 2019

Are you ready to see the latest of business aviation industry? To find out about latest innovations, latest achievement, idustry changing initiatives? So let us to give you sone informationa regard...

First Embraer Praetor 600 Transatlantic Crossing, Powered by Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel

Business aviation professionals are looking forward to see and to know better Embraer Praetor 600 at EBACE 2019. let's have a look at the journey this aircraft made to get to Geneva.The j...

Viability of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuels by Global Business Aviation Coalition

Climate change, alternative jet fuel, CO2 emission... There is a lot of discussions of what and how to d in order to get better for the safety of our planet. The most important thing is to really do!...

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Global Expansion of Qatar Executive announced at EBACE

10 years of Qatar Executive success were celebrated at EBACE with the announcement of plans to open new offices in Shanghai, China; Moscow, Russia and London, United Kingdom later this year, as w...

Mecaer Aviation’s MAGnificent interior of Bell 429

Mecaer Aviation’s MAGnificent interior of Bell 429 was quite a star at EBACE 2019.The aircraft is building momentum in the region with 7 recent sales to corporate customers in Germany, Gree...

International Caribbean Airlift conference on St.Maarten

The 4thannual Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held June 11-13 on St.Maarten/St.Martin  The conference is hosted by the tourism authorities of the two sides of the island, and is s...

Five Additional Global 7500 Aircraft for HK Bellawings Jet Limited

Successful debut of Bombardier Global 7500 at EBACE 2019! HK Bellawings Jet Limited has signed a LOI for five new Global 7500 and has also exercised options for two Global 7500&...

MY TAG APP for Charter Clients is officially launched

Congratulation TAG Aviation!  MY TAG APP for Charter Clients is officially launched! MY TAG app is specifically designed to enhance every flight booking experience for charter clients. Fr...

Four Seasons air cruises on board of A321LR

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has chosen the A321LR as its private jet for luxury worldwide travel, launching a new role for the Airbus corporate jet family. The aircraft will enter service in 2021....

Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance with first air ambulance Cessna Citation Latitude

We are happy to talk about very important part of business aviation, which still gots not enough of attention - medical avacuation. Once again, we could sound like a teacher, but... Business aviati...