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Jet Aviation announces redelivery of a completely custom-designed BBJ3

Jet Aviation is pleased to announce its Completions Center in Basel has redelivered a Boeing BBJ3 outfitted with a VIP cabin interior for an undisclosed customer. Designed in-house by the Jet Aviation Design Studio, the aircraft is the result of close collaboration with the client to cr...

Bernd Schramm – one of Swiss Excellence faces

During EBACE 2017 we had an opportinity to meet and talk to AMAC Aerospace Mr. Bernd Schramm, AMAC Aerospace Group Chief Operating Offcer.  Let us share some points of our discussion: Q. Mr. Schramm, our usual question – what was your way to the aviation business ? A. In fact I...


JetSupport and Academy 147 to provide technical training on Dassault Falcon aircraft

Academy 147 Ltd., an aircraft maintenance training organisation based in Malta, and Netherlands based maintenance provider JetSupport B.V., have decided to collaborate and offer highly specialized type training courses on Dassault Falcon aircraft. This arrangement will allow for Academy 147 to offer integrated EASA Part-147 Theoretical and Practical training courses under one roof.  Throug...

SR Technics appoints Jean-Marc Lenz as COO and Michael Sattler as CCO

SR Technics, a world leading MRO service provider, is pleased to announce the appointments of Jean-Marc Lenz as Chief Operating Officer and Accountable Manager, and Michael Sattler as Chief Commercial Officer, effective as of June 1, 2017. Jean-Marc will succeed Frank Walschot, who has joined HNA Group. Jean-Marc Lenz began his professional career as an Aircraft Maintenance Technician with the...

Azerbaijan and Russia signed Main Actions Plan for 2017 for helicopter maintenance in Baku

Another round of negotiations was held to establish a service center for maintenance and overhaul of helicopters in Azerbaijan within the 10th International Exhibition HeliRussia-2017 in Moscow. President of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines Jahangir Askerov, Director General of Russian Helicopters holding Andrey Boginsky, President of Silk Way Holding Zaur Akhundov and Director General of Silk Way...

Sabena technics joins ACJ Service Centre Network

Sabena technics’ maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Bordeaux are joining the ACJ Service Centre network, adding to the choice of Airbus-approved facilities around the world for ACJ customers and operators. The expanded network comprises companies that are owned or controlled by Airbus, as well as independent ones that it has approved. Its capabilities include line and he...

Paula Kraft to open professional flight attendant training institute

Paula Kraft, an icon in the business aviation inflight catering industry with her Tastefully Yours catering base in Atlanta, GA, has been recommended as a subject matter expert by NBAA to the board of International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers (IS-BAH)  for a three-year term. IS-BAH follows the long-established format and structure of the International Standard for Business Airc...

Women in Corporate Aviation Awards New TAG Aviation Training Scholarship

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA-intl.org) awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker. As the scholarship winner, Walker will receive a week's training at TAG Global Training in the UK and will earn her EASA Cabin Crew Attestation.  Debbie Elliott, Manager TAG Global Training said: "I am...

TAG Aviation’s TFMS Becomes UK’s First Rolls-Royce Business Aviation Authorised Service Centre

TAG Aviation’s Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS) has been approved to become the first UK-based Rolls-Royce Authorised Service Centre to support BR710 engines installed on Bombardier Global Express* aircraft. TFMS recently successfully completed a second 120-Month Inspection on a Global Express and this approval is a logical addition to its already extensive suite of OEM (Original...

AMAC wins a new completion project : An Airbus ACJ320neo for Acropolis Aviation

AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that a completion contract for a VVIP completion of an Airbus ACJ320neo has been awarded by Acropolis Aviation, to AMAC’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. This will be the first Airbus A320neo delivered by Airbus Corporate Jets for VVIP configuration. The launch customer for the ACJ320neo, Acropolis Aviation, is enhancing its bespoke aviation servi...

Embraer Executive Jets expands customer support in Europe

Embraer Executive Jets is expanding its customer support network in Europe. Today, during a press conference at the 17th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, the company announced the appointment of JF Service as its new authorized service center for Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 business jets in Russia. The Moscow-based company will support Embraer&r...

Aero-Dienst Vienna Appointed Falcon Authorized Service Center

Dassault Aviation has approved Aero-Dienst’s Vienna, Austria facility as an Authorized Service Center (ASC), allowing it to perform line maintenance, AOG support and other services for Falcon 900EX, 900EX EASy, Falcon 2000EX and 2000EX EASy models. Approval for the Falcon 7X and 8X is coming soon. Located at Vienna International Airport, the 5,500 square-foot facility is equipped to provi...

Lufthansa Technik starts ETSO certification for its Induction Cooking Platform

Lufthansa Technik starts the ETSO (European Technical Standard Order) process for their Induction Cooking Platform. The entire series of numerous and complex tests starts in August, 2017, bringing the option of preparing food freshly on board within reach. Simultaneously, Lufthansa Technik is planning to create a service bulletin for the installation of the Induction Cooking Platform, with a pr...

TAG Aviation Completes Second 120- Month Inspection on Global Express Aircraft

TAG Aviation Farnborough Maintenance Services (TFMS) has completed its second 120-month inspection on a Global Express* aircraft. The on time and on budget delivery of this significant project reinforces TFMS as one of the two TAG ‘Centres of Excellence’ for undertaking heavy base maintenance work on Bombardier. Since December 2016, TFMS has been hiring and training several typ...

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New AMAC Aerospace hangar meets high demand of MRO Services

The new hangar 5 at the headquarters of AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland, dedicated to mid-size jets, meets the high demand for MRO services. The Swiss MRO and Completion experts won several new m...

Flying Colours completes ten-year inspection on a Bombardier Global XRS for a European customer

Flying Colours Corp.has completed a 120-month heavy maintenance inspection for a Bombardier Global XRS aircraft. In addition to the airframe inspection and maintenance strip down, the aircraft un...

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Future Aircrew Training Program - Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada join forces

Babcock Canada and Leonardo Canada are pleased to announce that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to jointly pursue Canada’s Future Aircrew Training Program (FAcT) and to create a Canadi...

Leading Edge Aviation now also trains with Diamond simulator

Leading Edge Aviation, a commercial pilot training company, based at Oxford Airport, UK, took delivery of one brand-new DA42 FNPT II simulator. The installation of the new Diamond simulator is th...

BAA Training is the first ATO to launch Pilot Peer Support Program

BAA Training is the first ATO to launch a PPSP that became mandatory for European operators on 14 February 2021. The regulation is restricted to airlines and does not extend to training providers. How...

Australian service centers now able to service and support all in-country Cessna, Beechcraft & Hawker turbine aircraft models

Great news - Textron Aviation Australian company-owned Premiair Aviation service centers can now service and support all in-country Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker turbine aircraft models...

MTU Maintenance delivers 500th CF34-10E engine to Kenya Airways

MTU Maintenance, global leader in customized aero engine solutions handed over its of 500th overhauled CF34-10E to valued customer Kenya Airways in a virtual ceremony yesterday. MTU Maintenance h...

To capture strong demand for dedicated freighter aircraft ST Engineering and Temasek to set up JV

ST Engineering announced that its wholly-owned aviation asset management unit has entered into an agreement with Temasek to set up a 50-50 joint venture  for freighter aircraft leasing. The...

Constant Aviation invests in enhanced aircraft painting facility at Orlando Sanford Airport

Constant Aviation, one of the country’s largest maintenance, repair and overhaul businesses (MROs), today announced major improvements at its aircraft painting operation at Orlando Sanford...