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NBAA awards Gulfstream Inaugural Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations

Gulfstream Aerospace has earned four National Business Aviation Association Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations. The newly established program recognizes Gulfstream for sustainability leadership across locations. Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream commented: “We appreciate the partnership with NBAA to recognize our sustainability efforts. These accreditations encompass o...

EUROPEAN ROTORS 2023 coming to Madrid later this year

One of the most dynamic business-to-business trade shows celebrating the European VTOL industry is coming to Madrid November 28–30, 2023. Thousands of vertical flight professionals will gather for the third annual EUROPEAN ROTORS show to conduct business worth millions of Euros.  The three-day show attracts hundreds of exhibitors from the helicopter and advanced air mobility&nbs...

Safran signs SBH support contract with Yellowhead Helicopters

Safran Helicopter Engines has signed a contract with Yellowhead Helicopters to support Arriel powering its AS350 and H125 fleets. This Support-By-the-Hour contract formalizes a long-term Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul and services agreement supporting 21 engines. This contract will be managed by Safran Helicopter Engines Canada, in Mirabel, Quebec, which provide North American cus...

Flying Yacht Company announces available shares in private planes

For those who are already accustomed to flying in private jets and those who’ve always wanted to, the Flying Yacht Company now offers shares in private jets and regional aircraft, making it an ideal alternative to whole-jet ownership, fractional ownership or charter services.  Flying Yacht Company founder and CEO Michaela Renee Johnson commented: “Imagine being able to say...

New Sabena technics subsidiary BGC in Toulouse-Blagnac takes off

Sabena technics is pursuing its development by integrating into its group the Fleet Management & CAMO, Powerplant & APU Borescope, Aircraft Modifications, and Flight Ops & OCC activities previously operated within Aéroconseil AKKODIS. This new subsidiary, located in Blagnac and managed by Francesco Aucelli, has a staff of almost 200 experts based in France, Singapore, Dubai...

Etihad Airways announces new routes to Copenhagen and Düsseldorf

Etihad Airways will be introducing two exciting routes this year, connecting Abu Dhabi to Copenhagen in Denmark and Düsseldorf in Germany.Launching 1 October, the flights will provide business travellers and holidaymakers in the UAE and these key European cities with convenient travel options to and from Abu Dhabi, with four weekly flights to Copenhagen and three weekly flights to Dü...

Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon expands its operations

Irish Lufthansa Technik Turbine Shannon is expanding its business and facility in response to growing market demand. With a new building in Shannon's Free Zone covering 2,000 square meters and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the company is increasing its capacity. It will offer new products for CFM56 and V2500 turbine engines powering Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 aircraft ....

Nominations open for 2023 Flight Instructor Hall of Fame

Nominations for 2023 Flight Instructor Hall of Fame inductees are now open and will be accepted until April 1, 2023. Administered by the National Association of Flight Instructors, Flight Instructor Hall of Fame inductees exemplify individuals who have made significant contributions to aviation education and flight instruction while also reflecting credit upon themselves and their profession....

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries join forces to progress liquid hydrogen-electric flight capabilities

H3 Dynamics and Hylium Industries have joined forces to boost the performance of zero emission hydrogen-electric flight, by combining the strengths of Hylium liquid hydrogen storage and liquification solutions, and H3 Dynamics distributed hydrogen-electric propulsion nacelles, ultra-light fuel cells, and new hydrogen drone refueling stations. Moving to liquid hydrogen represents a s...

WTW launches unique online knowledge platform for aerospace clients

WTW launched a customised online platform for the aerospace sector which enables access to WTW expertise across the globe on a 24/7 basis. The creation of an online knowledge platform will allow clients to access technical expertise, news and insights, embracing the global transition to remote professional learning and supporting the management of risk and insurance strategies across the a...

Heron Technology targets extension of UTM services in the region with incorporation of Heron AirBridge

Singapore-based digital aviation and cybersecurity solutions provider, Heron Technology, announces the incorporation of Heron AirBridge - the company’s standalone Advanced Air Mobility and drones technology business. The formation of Heron AirBridge reflects the company’s steady progress in the development and testing of its proprietary Unmanned Traffic Management s...

Global aviation traffic to reach pre-pandemic levels by June – Avolon 2023 Climb to Cruise outlook

The aviation sector is set to thrive in 2023 with global traffic to reach pre-pandemic levels by June, according to a paper published today by international aircraft leasing company Avolon. After a 70% recovery in passenger traffic last year led by recovery in Europe and North America, Asia will drive growth in 2023, helped by the recent reopening in China. For every two seats of ai...

Alexandre Alves joins The Airways Aviation Group

The Airways Aviation Group is in the midst of a significant reorganization as it gears up to substantially grow and further scale its network of aviation education & training facilities. As such, there is an ongoing need to support, reinforce and build upon the groups existing administration, operations, marketing, sales and business development activities. In this context, Airways Aviati...

SAFEsky air travel practical guidelines - keeping yourself safe when traveling by air

What do you know about air travel? As a frequent flyer you can say almost everything. But if we go into the details of each step, are you still so sure? We have realized that air travel has so many steps, details and so much to remember and improve. There are so many tips to take, so many things to pay attention to, in short, it's not quite "I know everything". Sharing the...

Flexjet announced major expansion of private jet terminal network

Flexjet will open three additional private jet terminals, bringing its total to eight within the U.S. The new terminals will be located at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport, Montana Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport and Arizona Scottsdale Airport. The Miami terminal also will serve as the seasonal hub for Flexjet’s South Florida helicopter service, an industry fir...

Emirates expands its A380 network

Emirates will scale up its A380 operations with the iconic double-decker returning to Glasgow (26 March 2023), Nice (1 June 2023) and Birmingham (1 July 2023). The airline has also announced it will resume its second daily service to Stansted starting from 1 May 2023, utilising its wide-body Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with its renowned ‘Game Changer' First Class product. With...

Skyports Drone Services launches large scale hiring programme to support international scale up

Skyports Drone Services has launched a large scale employment programme aimed at recruiting personnel to support the roll out of drone operations across existing and emerging markets. The Hub Operator Programme is an open call for applicants willing to travel for extended periods of time and work at the cutting edge of drone operations. The programme has been launched by Skyports Drone Services...

3,000th Cessna Caravan family aircraft joins Azul Conecta airline fleet in Brazil

Brazilian Azul Conecta took delivery of a Cessna Grand Caravan EX.This aircraft represents the 3,000th Cessna Caravan family turboprop delivered worldwide, reinforcing the Caravan as the most popular utility turboprop in the world. Azul Conecta transports travelers from smaller cities and remote locations throughout Brazil. Textron Aviation employees and representatives from Azul Co...

Industry experts sharing their business knowledge with Coventry University Wroclaw aviation management students

Coventry University Wroclaw has teamed up with a global aerospace company to allow industry experts to share their skills with students. Collins Aerospace is a major manufacturer in the aerospace industry and is now official course partner for the Aviation Management BSc course at Coventry University Wroclaw, delivering Fundamentals of Aeronautical Engineering and Flight Theory and Global Log...

New data shows increasing importance of the lounge as a new epicentre of airport commerce - Airport Dimensions

Airport Dimensions new Airport Experience Research has revealed that 57% of frequent travelers surveyed visit the lounge at some point in their travels. As demand to visit lounges continues to grow, so too does demand for enhanced retail experiences while enjoying these spaces and travelers are willing to pay for access to them. A quarter of travelers visit due to the class of their flights,...

Portside acquires SeaGil Software Company, expanding its portfolio of software solutions for business, private and government aviation

Portside has acquired SeaGil Software Company and its BART scheduling software product suite. Portside’s investment signifies another step the company is taking to expand its product suite which supports business, private, and government aviation flight departments. The investment will support the continued growth of Portside’s customer base of Part 135 and Part 91 flight dep...