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Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi elected as The Chairman of International Business Aviation Council

Our sincere congratulations to Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi on his election the Chairman of the Governing Board - IBAC!​ The IBAC Governing Board serves the diverse needs of business aviation across the globe and is involved in all ICAO forums that affect business aviation, in addition to directing the...

A very fortunate person to work in aviation which is his passion - Bennet Walsh

Industry events are an amazing source of meetings, of discoveries, of learning new things. Thanks to MEBAA Conference Morocco, 50skyshades had a perfect opportunity to discuss with Mr. Bennet Walsh, IS-BAO Program Director. So, we are sharing the most important and interesting poin...


To bring professionals together in order to move for the next step of industry - Mr. Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi

MEBAA Conference Morocco and MEBAA Show Morocco became an opportunity for 50skyshades to see in real time in real life the amazing work of MEBAA, the step by step development of Morocco business aviation market. The chance to meet interesting people, to discuss with passionnate industry leaders. Certainly, it gives a lot of new information and leads to discover more and more aspects of f...

Female touch in business aviation – three major points from Sophie Mabire

There are several must be in every business, one of them – constant quality of services. If we are talking about business aviation, this is a basic pillar of every company, who’s looking to growth it’s business and stay in industry for a really long time.  One of such places, such companies, we are lucky to know personally – Geneva Airpark. Each visit is a pleasure...

Alexandre Ziegler named Safran Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs

Alexandre Ziegler has been named Senior Executive Vice President, International and Public Affairs, effective September 2. He replaces Stéphane Abrial, who has retired. Alexandre Ziegler also becomes a member of Safran's Executive Committee. Safran's International and Public Affairs department is also in charge of Group programs, as well as relations with Boeing, Airbus and COM...

Krimson bolsters business - meet the team

We all know how important is the team if you are looking for long term successful business development.​ Krimson has bolstered its operation by adding five new members to its team. Edomgenet Sentayehu has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and is controlling the financial status of the company. Helina Teshome and Nadia Getachew have come on board as Flight Operations Officers....

Dream Big - The U-Dream Global’s Cape To Cairo Programme gets ExecuJet support

Each of us has a Dream, bigger or smaller, but it's a human nature, to dream. In fact, there is a very constructive way of dreaming - to move step by step forward to reach your Dream. Along the way you risk to make mistakes, but also you will have a rewarding experience, receiving support, sometimes very important from big companies. That's the case with U-Dream Build a plane initi...

Welcome TAG Aviation New Director of Flight Operations

Please, a warm welcome - Mr Pete Beilby just appointed as TAG Aviation Director of Flight Operations for the UK and Malta! Congratulations! Mr Beilby first reaction:  “I am thrilled to have beenappointed to the position of Director of Flight Operations for TAG (UK) Ltd and Malta and most of all I am excited to be moving into such a dynamic sector of aviation....

Florent Series – I was meant to find my role in business aviation

One more extremely interesting meeting during EBACE 2019 – Florent Series, Vice president Sales & Marketing, Aircraft management & Charter of TAG Aviation Europe. The company I have the honor to know very good and consider as friends in the industry. Q. Florent, how you found yourself in business aviation? A. It was a complete game of destiny. I was quite successful as l...

Working on the right balance – Ringo Fan, APERTUS Aviation

I am still curious to discover new people, new companies. Still curious to find out the story, the way to the industry, the destiny if you want. Meeting with APERTUS Aviation was special for me, as I was ready to discover different mentality, different approach and way of seeing things. Ringo Fan, arrived on time, smiling and full of positive energy. Pleasure to discover. “After...

Where a school project can bring you – a Take Off Ready experience

We are still asking industry people regarding their way to aviation Business. This time we had an opportunity to talk during EBACE with Per Marthinsson, the Co-Founder & Managing Director of Avinode.  His way to aviation business was rather logical one. University project with friends ( they are still working together even now) meant to develop a platform, which will manage a big fl...

Keynote speakers at EBACE2019 -Aerospace Innovators and Policymakers

Each event is paying special attention to the choice of keynote speakers, as they are personalities, capable to inspire, to lead the industry. So, just some days before EBACE official start in Geneva, let's discover who we will have the opportunity to meet as Keynote Speakers!  Volocopter CEO Florian Reuter and the Rt. Hon. Grant Shapps, United Kingdom (UK) member of Parliament, wil...

New partnership - Alsim and F1 pilot of the Sky Mélanie Astles

Great announcement from Alsim - new partnership - with the first female Red Bull Air Race winner and French aerobatics champion Mélanie Astles. Mélanie knows her way around those pylons very well. However, together with Melanie, we at Alsim believe we can help in her training to win those few extra seconds required to stand out in this highly skilled, competitive sport...

Deeper knowledge - Charlotte Pedersen on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance

We've already wrote about the Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance. As we are curious to find out much more and in details, we had to ask Charlotte Pedersen to reveal us some "inside information". So let's find out together..... Q.       Recently launched Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance – in your opinion, most important...

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Pilatus is further strengthening the Board of Directors

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Sophie Mabire - leading Geneva Airpark to meet expectations of business aviation

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EY announced Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath of Jet It as an Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021

Ernst & Young LLP that Glenn Gonzales and Vishal Hiremath, co-founders of Jet It and JetClub were named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southeast Award winners. The Entrepreneur...

Future of Urban Air Mobility - EHang founder on its mission and technological advancements

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First Brazilian to receive one of the most important Aeronautical Awards in the World - Ozires Silva

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First among airlines CEOs airBaltic Martin Gauss Type Rated on Airbus A220

Indeed, this is the first airline CEO among all we know so far to be Type rated on Airbus A220! Congratulations!  President and Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss has suc...