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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 unvei...

Increased maintenance and repair capacity at Bombardier Le Bourget Line Maintenance Station

Bombardier has expanded its Line Maintenance Station at Le Bourget Airport near Paris to increase its maintenance and repair services for European customers. The facility is strategically located at one of Europe’s busiest airports for business aviation and the expansion is another step i...


New Academy College Learning Institute course certifies charter flight coordinators

Academy College Learning Institute launched the Charter Flight Coordinator Course — a two-week, 40-hour intensive online course designed for members of the charter industry, specifically charter-flight followers and non-certified flight operation representatives, to achieve certification as a Charter Flight Coordinator. The Charter Flight Coordinator Course focuses strategi...

Jet Aviation signs completion contract for Boeing Business Jet MAX 9

Jet Aviation has signed a completion contract for a BBJ MAX 9. This follows the signing of two BBJ MAX 8 aircraft earlier this year. The aircraft is for an undisclosed VVIP customer and is scheduled to arrive at Jet Aviation’s completion facility in Basel early-2023. The design has been created by an external designer, and will be engineered, crafted, installed and certified in-house at...

DRONAMICS partners with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme

DRONAMICS, the leading middle-mile cargo drone developer and operator, today announced it is partnering with FlightSafety International on an advanced training programme for its remote pilots and engineers. FlightSafety International is the leading training provider for pilots and maintenance technicians with over 70 years of experience. Its training programs are approved by the EASA, FAA and many...

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 2020. The project also included 30/60/120/240-month inspections and new paint. Following 20,000...

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...

Zero Time Since Overhaul - Pratt & Whitney Canada launches a P&WCSMART flat-rate exchange for PW615F-A engines powering Cessna Mustang jets

Pratt & Whitney Canada has officially expanded the portfolio of its popular P&WCSMART™ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) solutions with the launch of a new offering for its business jet engines. The expansion is part of the company’s ongoing effort to provide flexible, cost-effective solutions for major engine maintenance, which support the full engine lifecycle,...

MTU Maintenance Hannover puts extension buildings into operation

MTU Maintenance Hannover marked the completion of the extensive plant expansion with an opening ceremony. Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer at MTU, and Jaap Beijer, Managing Director of MTU Maintenance Hannover, welcomed Stephan Weil, Minister President of Lower Saxony, as well as numerous representatives from politics and industry. The new extension consists of a workshop for eng...

Busy May 2022 at AMAC Aerospace

Completed Maintenance and Cabin Interior Modifications on Airbus ACJ318 AMAC Aerospace re-delivered an Airbus ACJ318 to an existing customer. AMAC’s Airbus team performed a due maintenance and some external paint rectifications. In accordance to the customer request, AMAC carried out further modifications and minor upgrades in the cabin interior. In addition, the technicians upgraded the...

St.Louis expansion supports growing demand for new Gulfstream aircraft & refurbishments

Gulfstream Aerospace will expand completions operations at its St. Louis Downtown Airport facility. The expansion will increase production of custom cabinetry and exterior paint capacity for Gulfstream’s in-demand large-cabin aircraft.To support this expansion, Gulfstream St. Louis will grow its workforce in the areas of cabinet makers and finishers, upholsterers, aircraft paint technicians,...

16 students graduate airBaltic Pilot Academy

On May 16, 2022, 16 students graduated from the Latvian airline’s airBaltic Pilot Academy, receiving a commercial pilot license upon completion of the full-time airline transport pilot program. In addition, already the 12th group of nine students began their professional pilot studies. Transport Minister Talis Linkaits, congratulating graduates and new students of...

Accidental human errors in aircraft exterior cleaning – one mistake can cause serious damage to aircraft

Aviation maintenance requires extreme precision, attention to detail, and a human touch to ensure a safe operating aircraft. However, according to an IATA study, 26% of airplane accidents were started off by human error in maintenance-related overlooks. But automatizing processes like aircraft exterior cleaning, an important part of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, could aid in cu...

Flight Simulator Trader successfully completes PC-12 Simulator relocation for Fly7

Flight Simulator Trader, a company based in Germany and specialised in professional flight simulation successfully carried out an assignment by Lausanne based company Fly7 Executive Aviation SA to relocate a PC-12 NG Flight Training Device formerly owned by and located at Pilatus aircraft factory in Stans, Switzerland to their premises at Lausanne airport. FST carried out the process in a turnk...

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The largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific - Bombardier

Bombardier opened newly transformed Singapore Service Centre, the largest OEM business aviation maintenance facility in Asia Pacific. A key jewel of the next major investments in Bombardier&...

BAA Training Vietnam launched a new in the market ATPL integrated with type rating program

BAA Training Vietnam has launched a first in the market EASA ATPL Integrated with Type Rating program to be held in both Europe and Vietnam. Vytautas Jankauskas, Managing Director of BAA Tra...

Launching future 4WARD - The Registry of Aruba & Aegle Aviation

The Registry of Aruba (TROA) expands 4WARD into education, with a course at ERAU titled Future 4WARD - Intro. To Business Aviation, a global initiative to encourage more young people to purs...

Bristow signs long-term maintenance support agreements for its global AW139 helicopter fleet

Bristow Group signed long-term, favorable maintenance support agreements with Leonardo Helicopters for airframes and Pratt & Whitney for engines on the Company's global fleet of AW139 helicopt...

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