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EBACE 2022 – interview with Connected World of Aviation - a cluster of tech companies

This EBACE 2022 became first exhibit presence for a cluster of tech companies.  Together, aviowiki, FL3XX, and MySky shared their vision of the industry for actual and next generation of aviation professionals. We had the opportunity to discuss with Diego Magrini from aviowiki, Stefan...

Cayman AOC and extend business aviation pilot training agreement - latest for TAG Aviation

Very productive EBACE 2022 for TAG Aviation with at least two big news: reception of Air Operator Certificate by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands and extension of business aviation pilot training agreement until 2025 with CAE.  TAG Aviation has already op...


EBACE 2022 - interview with Geneva Airpark General Manager Sophie Mabire

Back to EBACE 2022 – long awaited, it was a busy running event. A perfect opportunity to catch up with General Manager of Geneva Airpark, Sophie Mabire in real – not on the phone, zoom or teams, but just sitting and discussing. First day impressions, Geneva Airpark during pandemic, business aviation trends and women in bizav – we had a very interesting discussion.  We are...

Revolutionizing Urban Air Mobility model - Jetex and Volocopter

Once again we are back to what happened at first in 3 years EBACE 2022. Jetex and Volocopter signed a strategic partnership agreement to define a safe and sustainable model of urban air mobility, to deploy and operate permanent, economically sustainable, and integrated UAM taxi take-off and landing infrastructure and services for passenger transportation. Recent technological a...

Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER used Sustainable Aviation Fuel for EBACE 2022

Qatar Executive was exhibiting ultra-modern Gulfstream G650ER aircraft at EBACE2022. The flagship jet operated from London Luton Airport to Geneva, Switzerland using a high blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Qatar Airways Group is committed to continuing to invest in the most technologically advanced aircraft, and is collaborating with the wider industry to support the deployment of new...

CARIBAVIA - not a sit and listen, but result oriented event - interview with Cdr. Bud Slabbaert

This is not a "sit and listen" event.. This is really THE IMPORTANT THING to remember regarding CARIBAVIA! Two weeks until we will have the pleasure to come again all together for a very special and  event - The 6th annual CARIBAVIA Summit & Retreat. Once again, taking place at St.Maarten/St.Martin. There is still time to register, prepare your luggage and take...

Business development, actual situation and upcoming MACE2022 - interview with Mr.Stanley Bugeja

We are sure that most people in business aviation industry knows Mr. Stanley Bugeja, the Managing Director of DC-Aviation Malta. He has amazing capacity to manage several roles, as he is known as President of Malta Business Aviation Association and the latest role – one of founding partners of MACE  - Malta Aviation Conference and Expo. Obviously, before going to EBACE2022 we booked...

Lufthansa Technik presented an exclusive extension of VIP cabin concept EXPLORER: The BRABUS Adventure Lounge

Last week at EBACE2022 in Geneva, Lufthansa Technik presented an exclusive extension of its new wide-body VIP cabin concept EXPLORER: The BRABUS Adventure Lounge enables on-site excursions with motorcycles carried on board and exclusively staged. The EXPLORER design concept was first unveiled at the Monaco Yacht Show last September. It is based on the current trend for superyachts that f...

Dassault Aviation at EBACE2022 - Falcon 6X first public appearance and interview with Vadim Feldzer

EBACE2022 was an event all the industry was waiting for long time. This was first edition in three long years. So you can only imagine the excitement to come together in person again, to meet colleagues, partners and friends, to discover in real life latest of the industry. Due to pandemic Dassault Aviation had to proceed to a virtual roll-our for Dassaut Falcon 6X. EBACE2022 became t...

Daher highlights its vision for a more sustainable future of aviation

Daher research, development and production activities that will contribute to an increasingly sustainable aviation industry were outlined by the company during EBACE 2022.  Chief Executive Officer Didier Kayat underscored the benefits of Daher’s family ownership and the company’s 160-year history in developing solutions that respond to aviation’s long-term climate goal...

Top Gun: Maverick F-14a Tomcat Decommissioned by MotoArt

What do you do when you find yourself with an F-14A Tomcat? This is the situation in which MotoArt found themselves earlier this year, when they located an F-14, one that had survived destruction by serving as a prop on various movies and television shows. "We were ecstatic," says MotoArt owner Dave Hall. "We had heard tales about this F-14 for years. It was literally...

Leonardo VIP/corporate helicopter fleet set to grow in Europe with new orders announced at EBACE 2022

Leonardo leadership in the VIP/corporate multiengine helicopter market continues to grow with new orders announced at EBACE 2022, including three AW109 GrandNew light twin, one AW109 Trekker and two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters with deliveries in UK, Italy and Germany in 2022 and 2023.  Official distributor for UK & Ireland Sloane Helicopters ordered three AW109 GrandNew wi...

Continued expansion - Luxaviation adds Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft to its charter fleet

EBACE2022 was the perfect place to make an announcement - Luxaviation adds of the Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 aircraft, the first of the most recent model in Europe, to better serve our clients.The Citation M2 Gen2, which will be based at Luxaviation France in Paris / Le Bouget, features technology and design enhancements that deliver state-of-the art customer experience. The Citation M2 Gen2 com...

DRONAMICS becomes first drone cargo airline to obtain operational licence

DRONAMICS has obtained the EU Light UAS Operator Certificate (LUC). The LUC is recognised in all EU member states and provides drone operators with significant business opportunities across the single market. The announcement made during EBACE 2022 comes at a key moment as the company prepares for the first commercial flights of its flagship Black Swan aircraft later this...

Upcoming events

Farnborough International Airshow 2022

18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022
United Kingdom, Farnborough

HELITECH EXPO 2022

07/09/2022 - 09/09/2022
United Kingdom, London

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MEBAA Show 2022 set to showcase the significant growth in business aviation, private jet, and charter flight market

  MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With i...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - the perfect solution for airlines of all sizes and types -Avtra

When you see a title - perfect solution, obviously, you want to know much more. This was our case coming to Saint-Maartin for CARIBAVIA 2022. I must confess - I always choose the best from the ag...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - St.Barth airport - recovery breaks all the records

CARIBAVIA is an event like no other. This time we had the opportunity not only to discuss latest news of Saint-Barthélemy-Rémy-de-Haenen Airport with the Director Fabrice...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - decarbonizing traditional aviation - Ampaire

One of CARIBAVIA 2022 most discussed session was presented by Brice Nzeukou, Director of Business and Product Development at Ampaire. How and what is happening in terms of decarbonizing traditional Av...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - Saint-Barthélemy unplugged - endless trail

CARIBAVIA 2022 and The Collectivity of Saint-Barthélemy gave us an amazing opportunity to discover the island. Very small committee, we took the flight from the Grand Case St Martin Airport to...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - personal travel security - session by Frederick Reitz

Personal Travel Security - I must confess, I was especially interested in this session during CARIBAVIA 2022. For me it means a lot, my personal travel security. Last two years of pandemic didn&#...

CARIBAVIA 2022 - Aviation & Tourism, closer together - Prof. Gavin Eccles

After the opening address of the Prime Minister, CARIBAVIA 2022 started with a very interesting discussion, presented by Prof. Gavin Eccles: Aviation & Tourism closer together. We all are disco...

SolarStratos and Géraldine Fasnacht perform the first wingsuit jump from an electric and solar-powered aircraft

Raphaël Domjan, pilot and founder of SolarStratos, and Géraldine Fasnacht, professional extreme sportswoman, achieved several historic world firsts on Saturday June 18, 2022 in Verbie...

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CARIBAVIA 2022 - Enjoy your flight - St.Barth Commuter

It is a fact, over last 25 years St. Barth Commuter became a force in the development of the economy of the island. Since the beginning of the operations in 1995, St Barth Commuter transported&nb...