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Bombardier announced new era in business aviation - Global 8000 aircraft

This was an announcement a lot of people were waiting for, asking each other, what it will be. Bombardier were quite clear, teasing already a new era in business aviation. Today, Bombardier unveiled the newest member of its business jet portfolio with the introduction of the Global 8000&nb...

Another complex Bombardier Global Express refit project completed by FAI Technik

Nuremberg, Germany-based MRO, FAI Technik GmbH, part of the FAI Aviation Group and subsidiary of German special mission operator, FAI rent-a-jet has completed another outstanding Bombardier Global Express refit project, following the successful completion of its award-winning Project Pearl in 2...


UAS adds flexible global flight planning platform PPS to technology offering

Global trip support and aviation technology solutions provider, UAS International Trip Support has teamed up with global provider of advanced aviation software and ADS-B network, AIR SUPPORT A/S to add the world-class PPS flight planning system to UAS’ technology offering. As an added benefit, UAS’ team of flight planning specialists are offering 24/7...

Moove launches the first co-ownership programme on Daher TBM 960

The French marketplace offers a new programme dedicated to professionals on the brand new Daher TBM model. With a competitive cost per kilometer, this new offer enables companies to travel efficiently around Europe. Moove has built an offer leveraging the model of shared ownership and drastically reduce the global cost of operations. The offer specifically targets SMBs located in regions poor...

Ready for kick-off - Falcon 6X round-the-globe proving campaign

Before any important information from manufacturer - we had the pleasure to discover Falcon6X today in Geneva at EBACE2022. Even knowing it is quite subjective... This is an amazing plane, a result of hard work of  huge team of engineering, designers, aerospace professionals... French excellence!  You feel home there... you are so good and so grateful discovering every single feature of...

Flying Colours Corp. sees resurgence in regional jet conversions as new customer signs for corporate shuttle

Flying Colours Corp.confirmed the signing of an agreement for a CRJ 200* regional airliner conversion. The new client, a charter operator customer, anticipates using the aircraft to satisfy rising charter demand from corporate customers, sports teams, and music group tours, and to strengthen its fleet portfolio at a time when business aircraft are in high demand. The corporate shuttle in...

Sustainable Aviation Fuel lands at Geneva Airport, helping outbound flights cut carbon emissions

For the first time in its history, Geneva Airport will have sustainable aviation fuel available and being used to lower carbon emissions for outbound flights. The supply comes as business aviation hosts its European convention in the city from May 23-25. SAF has the potential to reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions as much as 80%, compared to a fossil equivalent. Stakeholder...

Flexjet is set to almost double its European fleet by the end of 2022

Flexjet is set to almost double its European fleet in the coming months, following a 180% annual uplift in flight activity in the region in the first four months of 2022. Continuing to reinforce its partnership with Embraer Executive Jets, Flexjet is adding three more super-midsize Praetor 600s to its European fleet before the end of May. It is also set to operate the Gulfstream G650 in Europ...

Red Dot winner 2022 - Falcon 10X interior got another prestigious product design award

The ultra-long range Falcon 10x, the latest of Dassault Aviation large-cabin business jet family,  recently won a coveted Red Dot award of distinction for interior design. The Red Dot Awards are among the most distinguished prizes in the design world and a sought-after mark of brand excellence. The 10X, currently in development, will be the largest purpose-built business jet on the ma...

The Registry of Aruba launches sustainability communication 4Ward celebrating imperfect action towards meaningful change

The Registry of Aruba (TROA), has launched a new, digital sustainability publication, 4Ward. The initiative celebrates sustainability in aviation and encourages stakeholders across the industry to step forward with green initiatives, large and small.  TROA’s CEO Alexandria Colindres commented, “Every small action matters. That’s why we’re celebrating innovation...

VoltAero launches European fractional ownership for its Cassio electric-parallel hybrid aircraft at the EBACE show

VoltAero is launching a fractional ownership program in Europe, opening new sustainable air mobility opportunities with its family of Cassio aircraft powered by the company’s unique electric-parallel hybrid propulsion system. At next week’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, VoltAero will be accepting initial expressions of interest for fract...

Aviation and tourism implications for the Caribbean

by Professor Gavin Eccles Aviation and Tourism are often referred to as being, ‘two-sides-of-the-same-coin’, meaning that they may differ in their vision, but one is not without the other.  Back in 2019, according to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, there were roughly 1.4 billion tourists, of which, around half travelled by aviation.  Without good c...

Saudi Future Aviation Forum will turbo boost business deals and recovery

Global aviation leaders are gathering in Riyadh next week for the Future Aviation Forum, from May 9th to 11th. More than 50 business deals are set to be agreed at the Forum, turbocharging collaboration between governments, major corporations, international airlines, airport operators and international organizations. The Forum will set the future direction of aviation following the Covid-19...

Tecnam P-MENTOR two-seater IFR was the star at 2022 Pilot Expo in Berlin

After the unprecedented record of sales of 85 sales signed during the Friedrichshafen Airshow, Tecnam order book receives new orders at Pilot Expo Berlin. Professional Aviation, an Italian ATO based in Ozzano (LIKO), Bologna, signed a Letter of Intention for four (4) P-Mentors and two (2) P2006T, the innovativeI FR two-seater which is Part23 Certified and the famous IFR Part 23 Certified...

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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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 - 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...