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PureFlyt, the Brain of Tomorrow’s Aircraft Unveiled by Thales

Thales is unveiling PureFlyt, the Flight Management System (FMS) of the future, specifically designed to efficiently manage aircraft in a connected aerospace ecosystem and in increasingly crowded skies. Indeed, with the global commercial aircraft fleet forecast to double by 2030, and the use of drones set to rapidly grow, we will be entering an era in which millions of aircraft movements are recor...

First European customer took the delivery of Gulfstream G500

First European customer took the delivery of the Gulfstream G500! Congratulations! The G500 earned certification from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency on Oct. 11 and is in service in North America, Brazil, the Middle East and Europe. “We are excited about making G500 deliveries to Europe,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Since the introduction of th...

Dubai Airshow was rich on awards for FAI Aviation Group

Last week was rich on announcements in aviation industry due to Dubai Airshow. For FAI Aviation Group it became rich on Awards. The group was honored to receive Aviation Annual Achievement Award in the Anniversary Milestone category and The Recognition of its 10-year membership of MEBAA. FAI Founder and Chairman, Siegfried Axtmann, proudly accepted both of awards on behalf of the company. ...

An exclusive CFM56-7B contract between MTU Maintenance and Malaysia Airlines Berhad

MTU Maintenance and Malaysia Airlines Berhad signed an exclusive 10-year contract for the airline’s over 100 CFM56-7B. The contract covers maintenance, repair and overhaul for the engine fleet until phase-out and includes lease engines and LLP management.  Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier of Malaysia and transports 40,000 guests on more than 300 flights daily to 59 dest...

Expanded presence of Embraer Services & Support in South Florida

Good news for Executive Jets customers in South Florida - Embraer Services & Support announced the expansion of its Executive Jets Service Center at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of November 1, Embraer has expanded its service capacity through a lease agreement with Jetscape Services for a dedicated hangar. Embraer’s presence in Florida is s...

First of two Hungary H145Ms delivered

The first two of twenty H145M military helicopters have been delivered to the Hungarian Defence Forces. The H145Ms of the Hungarian fleet are equipped with a fast roping system, high-performance camera, dual cargo hook, hoist, disaster management kit, ballistic protection as well as an electronic countermeasures system to support the most demanding operational requirements. They are also fitted...

Hahn Air joins IATA’s 25by2025 Diversity & Inclusion Initiative

Hahn Air supports the improvement of gender balance in the aviation industry by signing IATA’s industry-wide 25by2025 campaign. With 39% of its leadership positions occupied by women, the German airline and distribution specialist already surpasses the desired 25% gender ratio of the initiative. Representing Hahn Air at the signing ceremony during IATA’s Wings of Change conference in B...

Accelerated development - Alsim raises more than 2 million euros

The regional investment fund Fonds Pays de la Loire Croissance et Océan Participations joined Alsim’s capital by investing a total amount of €2.1 million Euros. This arrangement allows the company to pursue both its future product development and its, mostly international, commercial development. Founded in 1994 by Jean-Paul Monnin and Jérôme Binachon, Alsim...

Air BP new market entry in Angola with Sonangol

A technical services agreement between Air BP and Sonangol, the state-owned oil company in Angola, marks Air BP’s entry into the country and expands its footprint in Africa, one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). As part of the technical services agreement, Air BP will support Sonangol...

Travellers can now reduce their carbon emissions - SWISS

Bravo for such initiative! We all know about discussions about carbom emissions and carbon offset in aviation industry. More and more companies are moving forward with real actions, action programms, leading the initiative. Here is one more, from SWISS. The amazing thing is that each of us, flying passengers, can now reduce our carbon emissions. Each little step taken brings us closer to the impro...

Sydney Airport Centenary Runway Run

19 of November Sydney Airport celebrated its Centenary! Happy birthday once again to one of the world’s oldest continually operating airports! A very impressive way to celebrate - Centenary Runway Run! The fifth annual Runway Run kicked off the airport’s Centenary Christmas Appeal that will raise funds for the vital support SLSS provides to the local community.Sy...

First foreign airline to operate to Jeddah New Terminal - Etihad Airways

A traditional water cannon salute for Etihad Airways - a special reception at Jeddah’s new Terminal 1. The inaugural flight was operated on Etihad’s Dreamliner with the distinctive Kingdom of Saudi Arabia livery.The reception was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and was attended by H.E. Nasir Al Ketbi General Consular of UAE, Essam Fouad, Director General of King Abdulaz...

ATO Vizyon Havacilik is going for the Alsim ALX

Alsim announced the sale of a second ALX to Vizyon Havacilik, based in Ankara, Turkey, which has already been operating an ALX. The Alsim ALX FSTD will be configured to provide single engine piston, twin engine piston, twin turbine. The device is designed and approved for ATPL, CPL/MCC in compliance with all current regulatory standards. The ALX offers advanced technology simulation equipment tai...

AirAsia officially welcomes its first Airbus A321neo

AirAsia officially welcomes the future of its single-aisle fleet with the arrival of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft, that is set to present the airline group with greater efficiencies and higher capacity. This is the first of 353 A321neos on order by the AirAsia Group which will eventually replace the existing fleet of A320 and A320neo aircraft throughout the network covering Malaysia, Tha...

7th China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit was a success

In recent years, with the continuous development of the aviation industry, advanced composite materials have begun to be applied on a large scale in the aerospace field with their high-performance, multifunctional and intelligent features, and gradually applied from the sub force - bearing component to major force - bearing component. At the same time, as a basic industry of the national economy,...

Smart Aviation choses Alsim again

Smart Aviation, biggest flight school in Western Poland based in Poznan Lawica International Airport, renewed its trust in Alsim in purchasing an AL250. Smart Aviation has already been operating an Alsim ALX, which was certified on April 2017 and has reached more than 5500 hours since then. The Alsim AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfig...

ADATC and Leonardo to strengthen Training capabilities in the UAE

An AW169 helicopter simulator is to be delivered by Leonardo, in the framework of an agreement with Tawazun Economic Council, and to be operated by ADACT as a recognised training centre. Tawazun Economic Council, as part of its support to the national economy and to attract foreign and domestic investments into the UAE, the multinational aerospace, defence and security player Leonardo and the...

Thousands of Boeing employees gather to mark 737 MAX 10 Debut

Boeing marked a key milestone as thousands of employees gathered for the debut of the first 737 MAX 10 at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. During a ceremony, Boeing leaders highlighted the team’s accomplishments and recognized their efforts in completing production of the newest member of the 737 MAX family. “Today is not just about a new airplane. It’s abo...

Airlift took the delivery of Greece’s first H145

Airlift has taken the delivery of its first H145 helicopter, becoming the first operator of this model in Greece.  The twin-engine helicopter will be mainly dedicated to VIP transfers, but thanks to the high versatility of its cabin configuration, the aircraft will also be used for emergency medical transport and fire-fighting. Established in 1999, Airlift was a pioneer in helicopter...

Dreaming of new heights with British Airways

January 2020 will be special for British Airways, as it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner. What will be the first route ? The answer is Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be maintained at a lower level in the cabin. The internal cabin altitude is the equivalent of 6,...

Dubai Airshow closes with sales of $54.5 billion made and record attendance

A week of Dubai Airshow is just over. Let's look back at this important industry event. More than 1,288 exhibitors in attendance, 161 aircraft on the event’s static display, and a packed schedule of conferences and keynotes, the programme was the show’s busiest to date – as evidenced by the footfall of 84,043 trade attendees. Sales were also booming, with the order book...