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Ryanair Launches New Pilot Training Programme With Sky4U ATO

Ryanair announced a major new training partnership with ATO SKY4u to deliver a Ryanair Airline Pilot Standard (APS MCC) programme in Berlin and Vienna. The partnership will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots to support its continued growth across Europe. T...

Celebration of the grand opening of new wide-body hangar in Basel by Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation celebrated the grand opening of its new wide-body hangar in Basel with approximately 100 guests and dignitaries. The new state-of-the-art 8,700 square-meter hangar provides increased capacity for wide- and narrow-body maintenance, completion and refurbishment projects across t...


BACA delivers essential training – EU261 (flight delay compensation) and TOMS

BACA members made their way to the Baltic Exchange in London on Tuesday 27thNovember for training presentations on two subjects that are often misunderstood and are of current importance to brokers and operators. The two topics were EU 261 regulation regarding compensation for European flight delays and TOMS (the Tour Operators Margin Scheme).   The session started with a presentation...

FAA approval for ExecuJet Malaysia

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has secured the official stamp of approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its MRO in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with the facility receiving Part 145 approval. The approval recognises the MRO facility, based at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, as an authorised Repair Station – giving US-registered aircraft owners confidence that the...

Etihad Airways Engineering to use Bigrep 3D printers in their Maintenance, Overhaul and Repair facility

Etihad Airways Engineering to install large-scale 3D printer Bigrep ONE to print parts and tooling, followed by a next generation Bigrep EDGE industrial 3D printer to develop, test and certify material for aircraft parts. Bigrep, the global leader in large-scale 3D printing, and Etihad Airways Engineering have announced today that the airline MRO will deploy a Bigrep ONE 3D printer in its Maint...

airBaltic Pilot Academy Opens Applications for Spring Group

Latvian airline airBaltictoday, on November 27, 2018, opened application process for the spring group of 2019 atairline’s newly established Pilot Academy. Students will become airBalticpilots upon successful completion of the full-time programme in about two years. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Having seen the highly motivated students of t...

Lufthansa Technik develops assistance system for the identification of part numbers

Lufthansa Technik has developed the first digital assistance system for the identification of seat cover part numbers in the world. The new application is called Seat Cover Tool and is already being used for cabin maintenance work on the Lufthansa Airbus A380 fleet. Designed for both mobile and stationary use, it is compatible with all current PCs and iOS-based devices such as iPads and iPhones....

Bombardier Continues to Expand Worldwide Customer Support Network

Bombardier announced the latest addition to its expanding Services and Support network – a line maintenance station (LMS) located at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France. The new facility is the seventh line maintenance station to be opened in the past 18 months, further strengthening Bombardier’s OEM support services offering for its growing European customer base. In addition to...

Airbus inaugurates first Level D-qualified A320neo simulator in the Americas

Airbus’ newest training center in Denver is now home to the first A320neo full flight simulator (FFS) in the Americas. The simulator just achieved Level D certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with four engine fits -- including the NEO. This simulator complements the two existing A320 Family, FAA-certified Level D FFS in the Denver Airbus Training Center. FAA FFS...

New Aircraft Maintenance Season with New Hangar by Czech Airlines Technics

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of Prague Airport Group, has officially launched another season of aircraft maintenance and repairs with new hangar for line maintenance on Prague Airport’s premises. Thanks to the construction of a space opposite the existing Hangar F, the company’s base maintenance capacity has also increased. Last year, CSAT employees performed...

Sensus MRO: Enterprise Resource Planning Solution to Revolutionize Aviation MRO

The world of aviation MRO is full of strict deadlines, vital decisions, and intense documentation. With a burden of accountability like that, MRO providers demand the very best tools to help make each step of their work as simple and straightforward as possible. To help those in the aviation MRO industry meet their profound needs, Locatory.com paired with some of the best base maintenance consulta...

Lockheed Martin Launches $30 Million STEM Scholarship Program

Lockheed Martin launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.  Beginning in 2019, the Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarship program will award a $10,000 annual scholarship to 200 recipients who demonstrate financial need and come from und...

Internationally recognized Central Flying Academy goes for an ALSIM ALX

Alsim has the pleasure to announce the sale of an ALX Medium Jet to Central Flying Academy, located at Rand Airport (FAGM) Germiston, South Africa. The device, which will support their PPL, CPL and IR offering, will be delivered in December. CFA had their eye on an ALX for a good while. They had been introduced to the ALSIM ALX at Oshkosh 2017 in the USA, by other flight training sc...

Emirates Flight Training Academy participates for the first time in Bahrain International Airshow 2018

Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is participating in Bahrain International Airshow 2018 which kicked off today. This marks the first participation for the Academy at an air show outside Dubai, with their Very Light Jet (VLJ) Embraer Phenom 100EV on display for visitors. The Academy has an innovative approach to training with cadets first learning to fly the singl...

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Luxaviation Group signs sale agreement with Dassault Aviation for global maintenance activities of ExecuJet

The signature of a final sale agreement for the worldwide maintenance activities of Luxaviation Group affiliate company ExecuJet to the French company Dassault Aviation is announced. Subject to o...

Special World Economic Forum Event Support from Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation’s global product support organization will once again offer a full selection of services to assist Falcon operators at major business, cultural and sporting events worldwide in...

2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by pr...

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Luxaviation Group signs sale agreement with Dassault Aviation for global maintenance activities of ExecuJet

The signature of a final sale agreement for the worldwide maintenance activities of Luxaviation Group affiliate company ExecuJet to the French company Dassault Aviation is announced. Subject to o...

Special World Economic Forum Event Support from Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation’s global product support organization will once again offer a full selection of services to assist Falcon operators at major business, cultural and sporting events worldwide in...

Tahiti based pilot training center ,C3P, trusts in ALSIM again and buys an ALX Flight Simulator

C3P, Polynesian Center of Piloting Improvement, located in the heart of the South Pacific in Tahiti, has been using an Alsim simulator since 2012. As part of the introduction of their new professional...

FBO RIGA launched Embraer authorized service center

FBO RIGA, an operator of business aviation center at the Riga Airport, and Jet Flight Service, an international MRO provider for business aviation, announce the launch of an Embraer authoriz...

2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by pr...

S7 Technics’ Moscow base is ready to welcome the Boeing 737 MAX

S7 Technics, Russian provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has prepared its Moscow’s Domodedovo airport site for the maintenance of the latest generation of Boeing 737 MAX...