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TAP Air Portugal first A321LR is delivered

TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and A321LR fleet. The A321LR is the world’s most flexible and capable large single-aisle aircraft. Powered by CFM engines, TAP’s A321LR is configured with 171 seats (16 full flat Business, 48 Eco Premium and 107 Ecomomy seats). The combination of...

FCG OPS Opens a Crew Briefing Facility at Tallinn Airport

FCG OPS opens a Briefing facility for business aviation crews at Tallinn International Airport. This is the third crew Briefing created by Flight Consulting Group. The crew room in Tallinn includes a comfortable seating area with armchairs, a workspace with a computer and a printer, free Wi-Fi, and a kitchenette. Earlier, two crew Briefings were opened at FBO RIGA business aviation cen...

The Grid - the future of electric flight with the most advanced electric power systems lab in the industry

Do you know The Grid? The industry's most advanced electric power systems lab? Collins Aerospace will use the high-power, high-voltage lab to design and test systems like high-power generators for the next generation of more electric aircraft, including commercial, military, business aviation, UAV and urban air mobility platforms. Collins Aerospace is a unit of United Technologies Corp....

Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience Award goes to ... Qatar Airways

The ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ award recognises the unparalleled in-flight experience offered on Qatar Airways’ patented Business Class seat, Qsuite, which features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as sliding panels that stow away, enabling colleagues, family members and friends travelling together to create their own private s...

Global pet travel program - ask VistaPet how to do your best

Are you flyiing with pts? Are you worried about them during the flight? Do you have questions how to do better? The answer is quite simple -VistaPet -  the most comprehensive program designed to ensure all passengers feel welcome – even if they are four-legged. Emerging travel behavior trends highlight why offering solutions to provide for animals is increasingly important:...

Alsim AL42 FNPT II flight simulator selected by Airbus Flight Academy Europe

Airbus Flight Academy Europe, selected Alsim’s AL42 FNPT II flight simulator . The simulator was delivered few weeks ago in Angouleme, France. Mr Jean Longobardi, Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Flight Academy Europe, explains why they chose Alsim: "We were looking for a flight trainer that faithfully simulated the Diamond DA42 VI aircraft and demonstrated a hig...

Aviation Experts to Discuss Brexit Plans at Routes Europe 2019

As the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s exit from the EU continues, aviation experts prepare to meet in Germany to debate the issue in front of many of the sector's senior representatives. Brexit has serious implications for the aviation market, affecting air service agreements, aviation safety and security, border management and the envir...

FAI Aviation Group celebrates 30 years of operations

FAI Aviation Group will return to EBACE next month (Avinode Stand #B71) as itcelebrates 30 years of business jet operations.  Founded in 1987 as a private repatriation club flying helicopters, FAI moved into business jet flying two years later.  Over the past three decades, Nuremberg-based FAI has grown its fixed wing fleet from a single Citation 500 and two rescue...

Garmin will demonstrate datalink weather broadcast for pilots in Friedrichshafen

Attention! A datalink weather broadcast through a technology demonstration by Garmin will be available in Friedrichshafen!  Using a ground-based Universal Access Transceiver (UAT) that is comprised of Garmin hardware at the EDNY airport, weather information is broadcast and received by aircraft equipped with select Garmin ADS-B In products and displayed on Garmin avionics and portable...

Lufthansa Technik is expanding in Montréal

Lufthansa Technik  is expanding its Montréal, aiming to triple local capacity! The company plans to create 50 new jobs in Montréal-Dorval by the end of 2021. The move to the new premises is accompanied by a plan to create a professional training workshop on the site, inspired by the German dual model.  Lufthansa Technik´s Mobile Engine Services comprises a...

Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan joins Vietjet at ceremony in Toulouse, France to receive brand new A321neo

Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who along with her fellow dignitaries from the National Assembly visited and attended the delivery ceremony for Vietjet's brand new A321neo, registered as VN-A600 at Airbus's factory. Fitted out with 230 comfy leather-covered seats and high-quality carpeting, the first five rows of Vietjet's spacious new A321neo&...

American Airlines A321neo service with new cabin

The first of 100 American Airlines new Airbus A321neo aircraft is starting scheduled flights! These aircraft come equipped with an all-new cabin interior designed for enhanced passenger comfort and convenience, including larger Airspace XL overhead luggage bins that increase carry-on bag capacity. American is the launch customer for the Airspace XL bins, which provide approximately...

Daher enhanced TBM 910 makes its world debut in Florida

Florida’s SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-in and Expo will see the debut of Daher TBM 910, single-engine very fast turboprop aircraft, debuting the Model Year 2019 version. In a new step aligned with Daher’s TBM e-copilot® strategy of introducing increased functionality for operational safety improvements on the TBM product line, the TBM 910 has an automatic icing detection s...

Air Peace becomes the First E195-E2 Operator in Africa

Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced today, during the Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar, in Mauritius. With this order, Air Peace will become the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa. The contract includes purchase rights for a further 20 E195-E2. With all purchase rights being exercised, the contr...

Airlines can easily save both money and the environment

Swedish IT company AVTECH has developed a very precise weather and wind data product portfolio to help aircrafts fly as economically and comfortably as possible – without the airlines having to invest in any new equipment. In a recent real-life test, Norwegian Air Shuttle reduced CO2-emissions by 2 000 tons in three months’ time last autumn, by using AVTECH’s services in...

New Piper Pilot 100 and Piper Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Are you ready for it? Two new value priced additions to its trainer-class line, the Piper Pilot 100 and Pilot 100i!  These new products enter the trainer segment at a competitive price point of $259,000 VFR equipped and offer the same rugged durability and functionality as its stablemate, the Archer TX. The need for a new trainer aircraft at a price point that could support the growing...

Prop of Choice for Europe's OEMs Hartzell Attends Aero Friedrichshafen

Hartzell Propeller's comprehensive line of carbon fiber composite props for key European aircraft manufacturers will be featured at the company's exhibit at the upcoming Aero Friedrichshafen, the global air show for General Aviation. Hartzell will have an exhibit in Hall/Stand No. A3-116 April 10-13. "Our world class structural composite portfolio offers myriad advantages for many...

South America welcomes its first ALSIM ALX

Here it is, the installation of first ALSIM ALX simulator in South America!   Solent Freight Services LTD has chosen ALX and  it the first partnership between both companies. Solent Freight Services Ltd., the largest trade-only airfreight wholesaler in the United States, bought the simulator for its Ecuador-based flight training facilities. The ALX will receive bot...

Panasonic Avionics launches Arc Inflight Map Platform

Welcome Arc Inflight Map Platform – a revolutionary 3D inflight map application and service for Panasonic Avionics NEXT and X Series inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) systems. Arc brings a wide range of innovative new features to the traditional inflight map application, while expanding that concept into a fully integrated experience within the IFEC system, in parti...

1,000th installation of next-generation inflight broadband solutions

Congratulations to Inmarsat on the milestone achievement - 1,000th installation of next-generation inflight broadband solutions! The celebration took place at Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, highlighting the growing market dominance and adoption of Inmarsat’s three award-winning new connectivity services, GX Aviation, Jet ConneX and European Aviation Network (EAN)...

Krimson supports next generation of African aviators in Addis Ababa

As the aviation industry faces an increasingly challenging recruitment environment,Krimson, the Ethiopia-based flight support company, is playing its part to support education at ` grass roots level. Dawit Lemma, Krimson CEO, is providing volunteer teaching services to students taking the Brevet d'Initiation Aéronautique (BIA) course at the Lycée Guébré-Mariam,...