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Falcon 7X and Customer Support Services to be Highlighted at CIBAS 2015

Dassault Aviation will feature the top of the line Falcon 7X at the China International Business Aviation Show (CIBAS) to be held at Beijing Capital Airport from September 24-26. With 35 units in service, China remains the second largest market, behind the United States, for the Falcon 7X. More t...

Conference to Examine UAV Opportunities for Rotorcraft Businesses

The ever expanding role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) across a spectrum of operations raises crucially important questions for the rotorcraft sector. There might be situations where it is safer or more practical to deploy an unmanned platform, but how far can this go? What are the areas where t...


Website launched for Aviation Investment Summit.

UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has launched the official website for the Aviation Investment Summit. The summit will take place in November during the Dubai Airshow, and has been organised by the patronage of UAE Minister of Economy and Chairman of GCAA, H.E Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri.   “Aviation Investment Summit website is the go-to source for investors and bu...

World Routes 2016 to Take Place in Chengdu, China

As another successful World Routes draws to a close on the African continent, the Province of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, has officially handed the event over to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu, China for 2016. Speaking at the close of the 21st World Route Development Forum in Durban today, Mr Huang Ping, Minister of Chengdu Municipal Government, says: "Hostin...

Global Sustainable Aviation Summit to take off in Geneva

 Experts from the aviation industry, governments and environmental groups are in Geneva next week for a series of meetings on sustainable aviation development. The headline event is the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit, hosted by the industry-wide body, the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG), from 29-30 September. Climate change, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, sustainable alternative...

ExpressJet Airlines announces JetBlue University Gateway Program partnership

ExpressJet Airlines ("ExpressJet") is excited to announce a partnership with JetBlue Airways ("JetBlue") through the JetBlue University Gateway Program ("Gateway") to offer qualified students and current pilots a clear pathway to a career at JetBlue. The partnership expands on an earlier agreement with JetBlue to create three distinct pathways from an Aviation Accr...

Dubai scoops best big airport in World awards

Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. The Dubai Airports team (pictured above) were presented with their award during last night's gala partyt which took place in the shadow of Moses Mabhiba Stadium, one of Durban&r...

Oakland County Hosting Its First Bizav Forum

Oakland County (Mich.) International Airport, working with the Michigan Business Aviation Association (MBAA), is hosting its first business aviation forum from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday. It is expected to draw a range of representatives from manufacturers, service providers and operators, along with at least 17 aircraft on static display and a number of other exhibitors. The event als...

Chief executives of Etihad Airways partner airlines gather in Rome for leadership summit

Etihad Airways Partners is a unique and exciting new development. Participating airlines – Alitalia, Jet Airways, airberlin, NIKI, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles and Etihad Regional – have joined together to give more choice. 21 Sep 2015 17:00 The chief executive officers of six airlines in the Etihad Airways Partners group are meeting in Rome today to identify and progress collab...

Qatar Airways Holds Commercial Sales Conference

Qatar Airways gathered its entire North and South American sales teams together for an Americas Commercial Sales Conference, hosted at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Washington Dulles Airport. Entitled "Ahead of the Curve – Creating Aviation History", the conference reflected Qatar Airways' dedication to innovation, including its role in developing the Airbus A350. The g...

What would a Paris climate deal mean for the shipping and aviation industries?

Shipping and aviation, the two powerhouses of globalisation, bring trade, wealth and development to the remotest corners of the world. But in return they demand a hefty environmental price. Aviation currently accounts for about two per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to its regulatory body, the International Civil Aviation Organistation (ICAO). Left unchecked, the...

Women pilots come to Liberty Aviation Museum

Flying to Carl Keller Field for the 22nd year, the September 20 meeting of the All-Ohio Ninety-Nines, International Organization of Women Pilots, will be held at the Liberty Aviation Museum.  For many years the group celebrated with the Gypsum Reunion at the hangar. Pilots and spouses, who are called 49 ½’s, will fly or drive to Port Clinton for a business meeting, to visit th...

Supersonic Concorde may fly again by 2019

Club Concorde, a group of ambitious enthusiasts comprising former Concorde pilots, charterers and frequent fliers, is set to bring back the retired passenger jet which was decommissioned in 2003. Operated by the British Airways and Air France, Concorde flew for the last time on October 24 2003. While British Airways and Air France have no plans to resume Concorde flights, Club Concorde hope to...

Two young men work to preserve artifacts at N.C. Aviation Museum

A pair of fellows who were not born until some 50 years after World War II ended have set their sights on preserving memorabilia from that war — and other military and aviation artifacts — at the N.C. Aviation Museum. The museum began as the Foundation for Aircraft Preservation, created by Asheboro businessmen Jim Peddycord and Craig Branson in 1996. Peddycord and his son, Rick, die...

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International Caribbean Airlift conference on St.Maarten

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Five Additional Global 7500 Aircraft for HK Bellawings Jet Limited

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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

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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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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...

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MY TAG APP for Charter Clients is officially launched

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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...