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Air bp launches myairbp new customer portal at AERO Friedrichshafen

Air bp is pleased to return to AERO Friedrichshafen as it launches its new customer portal for general aviation customers, myairbp. The portal will consolidate services, enabling Sterling card customers to easily check prices, order fuel, manage their Sterling cards and view their invoices and accounts all in one location.  In addition to having an overview ...

Successful start of the Do228 NXT wing production at General Atomics AeroTec Systems

The development of the new Do228 NXT by the German aircraft manufacturer General Atomics AeroTec Systems is progressing well. The new batch is based on the existing Dornier 228 with glass cockpit and is further optimized and upgraded. The production of the wing of the Do228 NXT has started successfully - an important milestone for the company. Following the start of the fuselage pro...

New Diamond DA62 MPP SurveyStar for RIEGL test aircraft fleet

RIEGL and Diamond Aircraft Austria have been collaborating for almost 20 years. Since 2007, RIEGL has owned and operated the proven DA42 MPP GeoStar, which has successfully completed all missions to date with the utmost satisfaction. The increased requirements in recent years have now made it necessary to "upgrade" to the new DA62 MPP SurveyStar. New DA62 MPP SurveyStar involved close co...

Analysis reveals age of US business aviation fleet and key reasons to upgrade aircraft

If we talk about senior executives from large U.S. businesses whose companies own or lease business jets, what are key reasons for a company to upgrade its current business aircraft? According to a new survey commissioned by Airbus Corporate Jets, answers are quite evident -  greater fuel efficiency, better onboard technology and lower operational costs. Analysis of indust...

30th AERO: General aviation in Europe celebrates AERO anniversary show

Aviation in Europe has every reason to celebrate: April 17 to 20, 2024, AERO is launching its 30th anniversary edition. The international trade show has developed into the leading global trade show for general aviation. On the shores of Lake Constance, manufacturers and companies showcase their innovations and new products from the entire sector, from gliders, ultralight aircraft through to busine...

Garmin expands avionics database solutions for Europe

Garmin expanded coverage of the Garmin Navigation Database to now include Europe. Previously available to aircraft owners and operators in the Americas, the Garmin Navigation Database delivers a trusted and convenient new option for European customers to incorporate the latest aviation navigation information in their Garmin avionics. Offered for a variety of Garmin aviation products, includin...

Natilus and MONTE partners to offer leasing of Kona regional blended-wing-body aircraft

Natilus announced a strategic partnership with MONTE Aircraft Leasing. MONTE will provide leasing and financing options for the Kona aircraft to Natilus customers, making the path towards sustainable aviation more attainable. This collaboration between Natilus and MONTE will accelerate the adoption of eco-friendly air transportation solutions while meeting the increasing demand for effic...

Equinox Charter announced Rough Guides collaboration

Equinox Charter announced collaboration with global travel authority,Rough Guides.Renowned for their straight-talking and user-friendly travel insights, Rough Guides will now offer bespoke travel companions for passengers booking chartered flights through Equinox. This collaboration is an industry-first, establishing Equinox Charter as the only charter organisation to offer specialised local...

Eve Air Mobility names KAI as supplier for eVTOL pylons

Eve Air Mobility named Korea Aerospace Industries  as supplier for its electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft’s pylons. Pylons are a key component of the airframe that provide support for the aircraft’s electric power units and eight lift propellers. During the past 30 years, KAI has supplied major aerostructure components to global aircraft manufacturers, includ...

ELECTRON aerospace confirms significant orders from Air2E and Hopscotch Air

  ELECTRON aerospace announced pivotal orders for its Electron 5 aircraft from Air2E and Hopscotch Air. This alliance propels ELECTRON sales pipeline close to an impressive EUR 200 million, marking a notable milestone in the company' pursuit of sustainable regional air mobility. Destined to redefine regional air transport, the Electron 5 stands as the cornersto...

LTPR deepened partnership with Frontier Airlines

Lufthansa Technik will provide base maintenance services for ultra-low fare carrier Frontier Airlines’ Airbus A320 aircraft family under a new five-year contract. An additional agreement covers digital aircraft diagnostic services through the AVIATAR platform. Approximately 300 aircraft maintenance events are scheduled for Frontier Airlines in Puerto Rico over the next five years. This...

Air Center San Diego: KSDM new FBO provider

There is a new premier provider of FBO services in California as Air Center San Diego acquired San Diego Jet Center’s FBO assets at Brown Field Municipal Airport on April 10. The acquisition includes all FBO facilities, including the main terminal building out of which Air Center San Diego has begun providing FBO services. Air Center is committed to enhancing its presence on t...

airBaltic invites to a unique Technical Department Open Day

airBaltic announces a unique Behind the Scenes Technical Department event on April 25, 2024 in its technical facilities in Riga—an unprecedented opportunity for professionals across various technical fields to explore the aviation industry from the inside and for those considering new career opportunities. This initiative is designed to attract individuals from diver...

Enhanced Cessna high-wing piston aircraft enter into service following first deliveries

Textron Aviation announced the entry into service of its enhanced Cessna Skyhawk, Cessna Skylane, Turbo Skylane and Turbo Stationair HD following first deliveries for each aircraft. These latest product investments aim to provide a modern and stylish tone that aligns with the newest Cessna Citation jets, while maintaining the renowned comfort, durability and performan...

Ground-breaking airport hydrogen trial next critical step on journey to achieving zero emission aviation

A ground-breaking airside hydrogen refuelling trial, led by easyJet and supported by several cross-industry partners, has been successfully completed at Bristol Airport – the first airport trial of its kind at a major UK airport. Hydrogen was used to refuel and power ground support equipment – specifically, baggage tractors – servicing easyJet passenger aircraft. Conduc...

Japan Coast Guard adds three H225s

Japan Coast Guard placed an additional order for three H225 helicopters, taking its total H225 fleet up to 18. The largest Super Puma operator in Japan received three H225s in December 2023 and one in February 2024 for its growing fleet. The new helicopters will support territorial coastal activities, maritime law enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in the country. Jean-Luc Alfonsi...

Azorra delivers first Embraer E190-E2 aircraft to Scoot

Azorra is celebrating delivery of the first of nine new Embraer E190-E2 aircraft to Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. A special handover ceremony was attended by senior executives from Azorra, Scoot, and Embraer at Embraer’s facility in Brazil. Named ‘Explorer 3.0’, in celebration of the third and newest fleet addition to the Scoot family, the delivery of...

British Airways becomes the first UK airline to introduce two next-generation real-time weather apps

British Airways will become the first UK airline to roll out two next-generation weather apps, to provide pilots and the airline’s flight planning teams access to real-time weather data, allowing them to better plan and mitigate the impact of weather on any intended flight route, in the moment. Currently, teams rely on manually produced weather reports that are generated earlier that da...

2023 shows strong growth for Geneva Airpark

The first indicators for 2023 promised a very positive year for Geneva Airpark. The final overall results have confirmed this growth trend, with figures clearly up, by more than 4.5%, 10% or even 56% depending on the activity, compared with 2022. Turnover 2023 vs 2022  ·      Global 2023: + 16% ·      Tota...

Daher latest TBM 960 version makes its U.S. air show debut at the 2024 SUN ’n FUN Aerospace Expo

Daher is marking its presence at 50th SUN ’n FUN Aerospace Expo with its Model Year 2024 version of the TBM 960, which incorporates new updates for enhanced pilot awareness and lower workload – while also sporting an updated paint scheme. Distinctively configured with the latest interpretation of Daher Sirocco livery (with silver, matt blue and black highlights), th...

SmartLynx Airlines launches summer season: up to 200 destinations and rising market demand

For this summer season SmartLynx Airlines is set to cover a roster of 191 destinations in 45 countries for clients in Europe, Southeast Asia, Africa and beyond. With travel demand on a significant upswing, the airline anticipates operating approximately 30% more flights than last year, marking a notable surge in the company's service offerings. This season also comes with a noticeabl...