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Textron Aviation delivers first Cessna SkyCourier Combi

Textron Aviation delivered first Cessna SkyCourier twin-engine utility turboprop equipped with a Combi interior conversion option. The aircraft was delivered to Everts Air, an Alaskan-based Part 135 operator serving passenger, cargo and charter needs throughout Alaska. Everts also operates Part 121, providing cargo and on-demand charter throughout North, Central and South America, as well as...

Embraer shows a strong presence at the Farnborough Airshow

Embraer will arrive with a strong presence at the Farnborough International Airshow. At the event, Embraer will debut the brand-new E-Freighter, the E190F, marking its first public appearance. The company is currently experiencing very positive momentum across all businesses as it begins celebrating its 55th anniversary. Embraer’s lineup at the show highlights its leading portfolio of aircra...

Bombardier positions Challenger 3500 business jet mockup at the Costa Smeralda Airport in Olbia, Italy for customer viewing throughout the summer

Bombardier Challenger 3500 aircraft mockup is present at the private terminal of the Costa Smeralda Airport in Olbia, Italy. Throughout the summer, business aviation clients will have a firsthand opportunity to experience the award-winning cabin and see the revolutionary seating of the super midsize jet. The journey of the full-size aircraft mockup included stops in Paris and Nice, France, an...

London Heathrow transforms airport operations with Genetec

Heathrow Airport' multi-year investment in Genetec solutions is enabling them to continuously innovate and transform operations. The joint effort provides Heathrow with a unified view across large-scale airport operations that is securing people and assets, bringing efficiency, and enhancing the passenger experience while ensuring data privacy and cybersecurity compliance. As  Europe...

Clay Lacy Aviation completes first five Starlink installations

Clay Lacy Aviation expanded its capabilities in its maintenance, repair and overhaul services completing its first five installations of Starlink. Expert maintenance technicians at Clay Lacy’s Waterbury-Oxford Airport (KOXC) and Van Nuys Airport (KVNY) FAA Part 145 Repair Stations completed the work on three Gulfstream G550s, a G650ER, and a Bombardier Global 6000. The work comes just mon...

Nolinor revolutionizes its pilot training with virtual reality

As part of its continuous effort to improve its training tools, Nolinor Aviation announced integration of virtual reality into its pilot training program. This initiative places Nolinor among the first airlines in Canada to adopt such technology for training its flight personnel. In collaboration with VRPilot, Nolinor has modeled the cockpit of its Boeing 737-200 in an interactive v...

Airbus, Aena, Air Nostrum, Iberia, Exolum and Repsol join forces to study the creation of the first aviation hydrogen hub in Spain

Airbus, Aena, Air Nostrum, Iberia, Exolum and Repsol are partnering to study the creation of the first hydrogen airport hub located in Spain. The six companies have joined forces to address the main challenges to deploy hydrogen-powered aviation in the country. This is the first time that a collaboration brings together the entire value chain from primary energy production, hydrogen ground op...

Boosting Western US presence Elevate MRO, Elevate Jet, expand to Denver

Elevate MRO, a division of Elevate Aviation Group, announced the opening of new aircraft maintenance center at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (KBJC) in Denver. This expansion includes increased staff and maintenance teams to support the existing client base and enhance aircraft maintenance service availability while supporting Elevate Jet's management, charter, and aircraft sale...

EBAA joins Dassault Aviation in legal action against EU Commission’s taxonomy delegated act

European Business Aviation Association announced its legal assistance to intervene, in support of Dassault Aviation’s legal challenge against the European Commission’s Delegated Act on EU Taxonomy. This action, lodged with the General Court of the European Union on 4 July 2024, highlights EBAA’s dedication to defending the interests of the Business Aviation sector against measure...

Gearing up for ACE’24 at London Biggin Hill Airport

The Air Charter Association in partnership with Business Air News, will be hosting the annual Air Charter Expo on Tuesday 10 September 2024 at London Biggin Hill Airport. With more than 100 exhibitors confirmed, ACE’24 is set to be the largest Air Charter Expo to date. There is a diverse selection of aircraft on static display including the all-new Dassault Falcon 6X - on display in the...

Gulfstream G700 marks 100 days certified demonstrating excellence and maturity

Gulfstream Aerospace marks 100 days since the all-new Gulfstream G700 received Federal Aviation Administration type certification and subsequently entered into service. Additional certifications, steadily increasing flight hours and deliveries around the world along with continued city-pair speed records demonstrate unparalleled program maturity for the G700. G700 has also earned EASA ty...

IADA Foundation opens business aviation scholarship applications

Applications are now open for IADA Foundation Business Aviation Scholarships. These scholarships were created by the International Aircraft Dealers Association to aid and inspire the next generation of business aviation professionals through educational opportunities, creating gateways for young people to flourish in the industry.  Johnny Foster, IADA Foundation Board Chair, and President...

Farnborough International Airshow: MTU Aero Engines shows off future technologies

“90 years and beyond – Passion for engines”: Under this motto, MTU Aero Engines will once again be exhibiting at the Farnborough International Airshow. During this anniversary year, the company will be demonstrating their world-renowned, innovative commercial and military propulsion technologies and what has made them successful over the past decades. The engine experts can...

BBGA responds to activists with its own narrative Launches Did you know? campaign

The perception of private aviation as all champagne and caviar is wrong.  Many of aircraft have such small cabins you can’t stand up in them, but they do connect city pairs which scheduled airlines do not.  Around 10% of business jets flying are air ambulances.  (One leading London Stansted FBO handled 85 medical repatriations last year).  We have King...

Designing the responsible air connectivity of tomorrow - ATR

Regional aviation plays vital role in global economic and social connectivity. Turboprop aircrft ensure accessibility to remote areas, facilitating the development of territories and enabling crucial services like healthcare and education to reach even the most isolated regions. However, as the world grapples with the press...

CDB Aviation leases three A320neo aircraft to Colorful Guizhou Airlines

CDB Aviation announced the delivery of the first of three Airbus A320neo aircraft to a new Chinese airline customer, Colorful Guizhou Airlines.The Guiyang-based carrier received the A320-251N aircraft during a delivery ceremony held in Tianjin, China, which coincided with the ninth anniversary of the airline’s establishment. The aircraft is configured with four business and 168 economy class...

Eve Air Mobility announced $94M new equity to support eVTOL development

Eve Air Mobility announced $94M in new equity financing from multiple investors. The funding, which includes the issuance of new shares of common stock and warrants, includes participation from a diverse group of global industrial companies that include Embraer, Nidec and additional financial investors. New funding strongly positions the company for future success and will support the continu...

Solving the time-cost dilemma of patient transportation - ERC-System eVTOL aircraft

ERC-System goal is quite clear: to create an eVTOL that is more cost-effective than a helicopter and faster than an ambulance.The company launched its Charlie aircraft during an event in Munich on July 3 2024. ERC-System eVTOL demonstrator captivated the audience with its design meticulously crafted specifically for medical applications. The company aims to expand patient care infra...

Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik takes over the Total Component Support for Air India entire Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-year agreement that the MRO provider and the airline signed this Thursday in Gurugram, India, encompasses services for a total of 27 aircraft. With this first contract, both companies are laying the foundations for long-term cooperation; Starting in July 2024, Air India receives Luft...

Ampaire expands to new headquarters at Long Beach Airport

Ampaire relocates its headquarters to Long Beach Airport, CA. Kevin Noertker, CEO of Ampaire commented:“This move marks a significant milestone for Ampaire as we continue to grow and innovate in the electric aviation industry. Long Beach Airport offers the ideal environment for our expansion, providing us with the space, resources, and support we need to take our company to the nex...

Liebherr-Aerospace expands its service capacities in the USA

Liebherr-Aerospace Saline is enhancing its aftermarket service capacities with the fifth expansion since 1993.Spanning 33,000 ft² (3,065 m²), the new expansion will adjoin the existing heat transfer facility, which commenced operations in 2016. The new facility will cater to Liebherr-Aerospace Saline’s growing heat transfer aftermarket demand of testing, repair, overhaul, and...