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Explore commercial aviation opportunities across Africa and Middle East at Egypt International Airshow 2024

Taking place 2-5 September 2024 at the new El Alamein International Airport, Egypt International Airshow will showcase Egypt's leadership as a key hub for the regions commercial aviation sector. Organized in close collaboration with strategic partners, The Ministry of Civil Aviation, Egypt...

Legendary designer Burt Rutan returning to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2024

Burt Rutan, whose innovative designs have captured the world of flight ranging from homebuilt aircraft to space vehicles, will return to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh in 2024 with appearances and forums coinciding with the 50th anniversary of his VariEze canard aircraft design. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024...


Airbus Helicopters wraps up Heli-Expo 2024 with 155 commitments

Airbus Helicopters wraps up the 2024 edition of Heli-Expo with 155 commitments, including 40 firm orders, from customers worldwide for a variety of its multi-mission helicopters. Major highlights included a historic contract with THC for up to 120 helicopters of various types, with a firm order for 8 H125 and 10 H145 as part of the agreement. Airbus Helicopters continued to position itse...

THC signs historic framework agreement for up to 120 Airbus helicopters

Saudi Arabia THC has signed a historic framework agreement with Airbus, including up to 120 Airbus helicopters of various types set to be delivered over the next five to seven years. Part of the deal is a firm order for eight H125 along with 10 H145 that are converted options from an earlier contract, bringing THC’s total firm Airbus helicopter fleet to 60, 25 of whi...

Sikorsky looks to future family of VTOL systems

Sikorsky unveiled its plan to build, test and fly a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator with a tilt-wing configuration. The design is the first in a series of large, next generation VTOL aircraft — ranging from more traditional helicopters to winged configurations — which will feature varying degrees of electrification, and an advanced autonomy system fo...

Piranha Aerospace and First Aviation Services partner to expand presence in Airbus Helicopter aftermarket

First Aviation Services is excited to announce the addition of main rotor blade repair capabilities for the AS350/H130 model aircraft. Historically, First Aviation and its subsidiary Aviation Blade Services, are best known for being the largest independent Sikorsky rotor blade MRO with a major presence in the Black Hawk market covering hundreds of parts. To expand main rotor blade repair...

Bell 505 receives multiple certifications for aircraft features

Garmin GFC 600H flight control system on the Bell 505 has been approved by European Union Aviation Safety Agency. In addition to EASA approval, GFC 600H for Bell 505 has previously received FAA and Transport Canada Civil Aviation approval. Bell has delivered more than 505 Bell 505s globally and recently announced a signed purchase agreement for a 505 to a Polish customer. The GFC 60...

SKYTRAC partners with a Canadian law enforcement agency to secure Airbus H135 STC for the SDL-350

SKYTRAC partnered with a Canadian law enforcement agency to complete an Airbus H135 Standard Type Certification for the SDL-350. As one of the first integrations of the SDL-350 on the H135 platform, SKYTRAC has installed, certified, and flight-tested the SDL-350 on the H135 aircraft the Canadian law enforcement agency had procured. This STC will enable current and future operators o...

The handover of 400th P2006T Twin keys to Bartolini Air took place at Pilot Expo 2024

During Pilot Expo 2024 Tecnam handed over the keys of 400th Tecnam P2006T Twin to Bartolini Air, Poland leading flight training organisation. The renowned Polish flying school has also taken delivery of SN/200. Designed in 2006, the Tecnam P2006T Twin's has established itself as the aircraft of choice not only for the world's most prestigious flight training organisations, b...

Are you ready for take-off - Airways Aviation on Pilot Expo 2024

The doors of Pilot Expo 2024 had barely opened when we caught up with Alexandre Alves, CCO & CCO of Airways Aviation for a chat. Why so early? Because for the next two days it would have been mission impossible for one simple reason - the number of partners, collaborators and interested parties on their stands would keep the team 200% busy. We admire the company's responsive...

Biman Bangladesh Airlines joins De Havilland Component Solutions Program to support its fleet of Dash 8-400 aircraft

Biman Bangladesh Airlines has signed a De Havilland Component Solutions Program agreement to support its fleet of five Dash 8-400 aircraft. The DCS Program will provide Biman Bangladesh Airlines with comprehensive component MRO services and access to a strategically located spare part exchange pool. Leighton Storsley, De Havilland Canada Vice-President, Aftermarket and Business D...

RECARO Aircraft Seating CL3710 took center stage in Starlux Economy Class at Singapore Airshow

RECARO Aircraft Seating was showcasing its award-winning CL3710 seat in the economy class cabin of the Starlux Airlines A330 aircraft at the upcoming Singapore Airshow, scheduled to take place from February 20-25, 2024. The CL3710 seat, known for its exceptional and ergonomic design, entered into service on the Starlux A350 in 2019 and was subsequently selected for the A330neo in 20...

Cantor Air expands fleet with Tecnam

At the first day of Pilot Expo 2024, Tecnam announced that Italian Flight Training Organization Cantor Air has confirmed the order of three P2010 TDI four-seater, and two additional P2008JC two-seater. Cantor Air, established in 2007, offers a modern modular pilot training program for Commercial pilots as well as private owners and started its fleet transition to more modern and sus...

Liebherr and J-Air sign major landing gear overhaul agreement

Liebherr-Aerospace and Japan Airlines signed a long-term service contract for the overhaul of landing gears. With this contract, Liebherr-Aerospace becomes the exclusive service provider for J-Air, a subsidiary of the JAL Group, for the maintenance, overhaul, and repair of the landing gears of the airline’s E170 and E190 fleet. Following the completion of the initial landing gear overha...

Upcoming events

Farnborough International Airshow 2024

22/07/2024 - 26/07/2024
United Kingdom, Farnborough

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2024

22/07/2024 - 28/07/2024
United States, Oshkosh

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  Founded back in 1996, with a fleet of single-engine aircraft, London Executive Aviation has rapidly grown to become one of the largest charter airlines in Europe. The diverse fleet comprised...

Since 1979 Spain's premium FBO network - EBACE 2024 interview with Juan A.Guerreiro General Aviation Service

45 years of exceptional service. Although no official announcement was made yet, EBACE 2024 was the best opportunity to meet General Aviation Service #GoldenTeam once again and discuss lates...

Thompson invests in inspiration and innovation for AIX

Thompson Aero Seating is bringing a confident mix of inspiration and innovation to AIX 2024 as it continues to invest in its expanding and evolving premium seating range. Andy Morris, Chief Comme...

Eve Air Mobility & Saudia Technic sign MOA to explore MRO activities and eVTOL reassembly

During third edition of Future Aviation Forum Eve Air Mobility and Saudia Technic signed a MoA to explore the potential demand of MRO activities for eVTOL aircraft in the...

Climate.aero launches Carbon Emissions Reporting Service for general and business aviation

Climate.aero, a pioneering startup from The Netherlands, designed to address the growing concerns regarding the climate impact of general and business aviation. Climate.aero offers a free and comprehe...