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Dassault Aviation at the 53rd Paris Air Show

Counting days left to the start of International Paris Air Show, we are proud to give you details of Dassault Aviation presence. Dassault Aviationis will present its dual civil and defense know-how at the 53rd edition of the International Paris Air Show at Paris-Le Bourget from June 17-23, 2019. “The 2019 Paris Air Show will highlight how we are preparing for the future:...

Environmentally and Painter-Friendly Topcoat for Aircraft

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory's Center for Corrosion Science and Engineering developed a safer and user-friendly topcoat that was recently applied onto the exterior of Navy and Marine Corps aircraft.   The topcoat, which is a one-component (1K) polysiloxane based on organosilane polymers, is a new technology that is free of harmful isocyanates and other hazardous air pollutin...

New logistics center of MTU Maintenance at Berlin-Brandenburg

MTU Maintenance inaugurated a new logistics center at its Ludwigsfelde site today. The company has invested 11.5 million euros in the new building, which totals 6,500 square metres of operating space across two levels and can house 105 employees. The relocation of all relevant departments to the new building is scheduled for completion in September this year. The expansion became necessary...

Hahn Air Lines launches dedicated website for flight operations

The German scheduled and executive charter airline, Hahn Air Lines, today introduced a dedicated website, www.hahnair.aero, showcasing information about its scheduled routes as well as its business aviation operations. Until now, Hahn Air Lines flight operations content had been embedded in the website of the Hahn Air Group, www.hahnair.com, in the Hahn Air Lines section. Hahn Air...

New home of Sonaca Aircraft

Last week, Sonaca Aircraft took possession of its new premises. They are located at Namur airfield (EBNM) in Belgium, and include an assembly hall with an area of 2,000 m², offices and a showroom. The building has been designed to receive customers and visitors in optimum conditions. Because of these new facilities, Sonaca Aircraft is preparing to ramp up its pace and produce two planes per m...

Omni Handling eyes new FBO opportunities

Visitors of last EBACE had an opportunity to see a brief overview of each European country business aviation: number of movements, market trends. Actually, an amazing idea, we are sure numbers and trends have been memorized by industry professionals :) Let's have a closer look to Portugal. According to WingX data, business aviation movements in and out of Portugal have grown 22.2% in the fi...

AVTECH proFLIGHT - the new generation weather and flight optimizer tool

AVTECH proFLIGHT is an easy-to-use iPad app that visualizes flight related weather information like turbulence, winds, temperature, ice and more, all tailored to a single flight’s trajectory and time. Now all pilots can try out the app free of charge for a limited time on AppStore. Niklaes Persson, Head of R&D at AVTECH and a commercial airline pilot himself, explains that the proFLIG...

Aireon - First-Of-Its-Kind Surveillance System EASA Certified

Congratulations! Meet Aireon - the first-ever certified provider of aircraft surveillance-as-a-service! Aireon was officially approved by the EASA as an Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Organization to provide Air Traffic Management (ATM)/Air Navigation Service (ANS) surveillance services, to support the separation of aircraft.  This designation represents the culmin...

Sheremetyevo International Airport Celebrates the Launch of Brussels Airlines Route to Brussels

Sunday, 2nd June marked the launch of direct flights from Brussels to Moscow'sSheremetyevo Airport via Brussels Airlines. As we reported on 9 of January, Brussels Airlines moves its Moscow route from Domodedovo to Sheremetyevo because the airport is "among the first choice of corporate travellers."  Brussels Airlines stated Sheremetyevo was an at...

ALSIM AL42 for Belgium Europilot Center

EuroPilot Center has chosen an Alsim AL42 FSTD for the ATO’s premises in Antwerp, Belgium. The device will be used in the school’s brand-new Integrated Airline Career Program in which it will fill the gap between the single-engine instrument training and the multi-engine conversion on the Diamond DA42s operated by EPC. The ATO also intends to use the device for IR skill...

Connectivity revolution network

One more discovery of EBACE 2019 I would like to tell you about: Click Aviation Network & CharterPad. We were writing about some of their news, so it was especially interesting to find out more from two Key persons – Mr. Aiham Bader, the Founder and CEO of Click Aviation Network and Armando Antonini, the President of CharterPad. Q. Mr. Bader, can you tell us a bit more about your...

Panasonic Avionics Opens First Innovation Studio

Panasonic Avionics has opened its first Innovation Studio in Pleasanton, California. Breaking ground as the first of five planned locations worldwide, Panasonic’s new Innovation Studio in Pleasanton will serve as a hub for innovation, ideation, and solution-building. It is designed as a space where airlines and partners will gather and co-create the future of travel experience. David B...

Melbourne Airport plans for the future with technology transformation partner SITA

Melbourne Airport announced that it has chosen to extend its contract with leading technology partner SITA for flexible and passenger-friendly technology to ready the airport for forecast passenger growth. The technology is part of the airport’s multi-billion dollar pipeline of investment that will see it welcome almost 70 million passengers annually by 2038. The passenger-friendly technolog...

Preventing Illegal Trade In Endangered Wildlife - Qatar Airways

If you put together two definitions - aviation and illegal wildlife trade - you have to think a couple of seconds about connection between them. People loving documentary, and TV series, will tell you pretty fast regarding airport customs dealing with IWT a lot.  Qatar Airways becomes world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildl...

Wheels Up strategic acquisition of Travel Management Company

Every industry is demanding. Business aviation is especially demanding: you have to analyse market tendences, demand, changes... To respond to increasing demand from members for high-quality light jets Wheels Up had to act. So an acquisition is announced, adding complementary aircraft to bolster Light Jet Offering and Charter Marketplace. Wheels Up announced the acquisition of Travel...

Sapphire Pegasus Awards honoring the elite of business aviation

The esteemed Sapphire Pegasus Awards are a unique series of international Aviation awards given to honor outstanding performances, efforts, and inputs by individuals, teams and aviation businesses that have distinguished themselves in the industry. Nominees in fifteen categories proofed outstanding development and achievements over the past. Luxaviation, PrivateFly, Jetex and all other winners...

Honeywell Compact Fly-By-Wire System For Urban Air Vehicles

Do you think there might be an important airliner system small as a paperback book? Honeywell is proving that the answer is quite positive. Freshly unveiled new compact "fly-by-wire" system! The computer packs the "brains" of an airliner's flight controls into one system, and is the next step towards autonomous and Urban Air Mobility vehicles. The flig...

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....

To provide bizav industry with better value propositions - SmartFly

New faces in business aviation industry, new companies. Here is the one, launching today with a promise to deliver better value propositions through aggregated buying power and a global network reach. SmartFly, a new global procurement agency for the business aviation industry. Some comments from SmartFly Managing Director, João Casimiro: “There has be...

Blazing new trails in aviation: MTU Aero Engines at 2019 Paris Air Show

“Answering tomorrow’s challenges” is more than just a trade fair motto for MTU Aero Engines. These words reflect the company’s commitment to finding solutions to tackle the challenges the aviation industry will be facing down the road. At this year’s International Paris Air Show (June 17 to 23), Germany’s leading engine manufacturer will present truly pioneering...

A high-tech composite facility in Croatia by FACC

An important step in globalization of FACC, an investment of 30 million euros and as the result - a new production facility in Croatia.  Production in Croatia to begin in 2021! The plans for the set-up of the new facility were announced today in the presence of Andrej Plenkovic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia and Darko Horvat, Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and...