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Save the date to celebrate Global 6500 entry-into-service!

This month became especially rich on events for Bombardier Global jets family: the Transport Canada certification of both the Global 5500 and Global 6500 and now the entry-into-service of the Global 6500 . Attention - the aircraft will make its public debut at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas on October 22....

First SAUDIA Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner delivered

Congratulation Saudi Arabian Airlines on the delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner! The airline welcomed its first 787-10 Dreamliner at a special ceremony at the new Terminal 1 of  Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. It which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets...

New Airbus A320 structure assembly line in Hamburg inaugurated

A highly automated fuselage structure assembly line for A320 Family aircraft in Hamburg is inaugurated!  It is showcasing an evolution in Airbus’ industrial production system. With a special focus on manufacturing longer sections for the A321LR, the new facility features 20 robots, a new logistics concept, automated positioning by laser measurement as well as a digital data acqu...

Viking announced Factory Endorsed Service Centre for Twin Otter aircraft in the Americas

Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia welcomes Unity Aviation Canada Limited of Airdrie, Alberta to the Series 400 Twin Otter support network as a Factory Endorsed Service Centre (“FESC”) for the Americas. Under Viking’s FESC Program, Unity Aviation will be providing authorized maintenance services, refurbishment, and warranty-related work on legacy de Havilland an...

A triple-certification for Embraer Praetor 500

Congratulations on triple certification for Embraer Praetor 500!  Type certifications granted by ANAC, EASA and FAA! “The triple-certification by ANAC, EASA and FAA reaffirm the most disruptive and technologically advanced design of the Praetor 500 as the best midsize jet ever made,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “Praetor 500 ow...

The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomes its passengers

This is a huge success, have a look and we are pretty sure you want to travel with this exact aircraft to fly for your next holidays! The first of Qantas’ upgraded A380s welcomed its first passengers, delivering a new level of comfort for customers travelling on the national carrier’s largest aircraft. The multimillion-dollar upgrade of 12 aircraft includes new seating across...

FACC Wichita performs 1000th Split Scimitar Winglet modification

Only one year after the plant extension, the FACC subsidiary located in Wichita, USA, reaches an impressive milestone with the modification of the 1000th shipset of Split Scimitar Winglets. FACC Solutions Inc. is delivering the "anniversary component" to Southwest Airlines for the upgrade of a Boeing 737NG.  The project aimed at converting Blended Winglets into Split Scimitar Win...

One of Monaco Yacht Show helicopter debuts - The first Leonardo AW109 VIP Trekker

You might say that The Monaco Yacht Show is not quite an aviation event... But, think about helicopetrs! You know that it is quite related, yacht and VIP helicopters. This time, let us tell you more about The AW109 Trekker. The one which made its debut at the show is already delivered to Sloane Helicopters, Leonardo's distributor for over twenty years in the United Kingdom and I...

Beijing Daxing International Airport Relies on Thales and BEST

On September 25 2019 Beijing Daxing International Airport became officially operational!  This mega-airport relies on Thales and BEST to improve safety support capabilities, expand capacity and enhance the operational efficiency of air traffic management. Thales and Beijing EasySky Technology Ltd. (BEST), a joint venture between Thales and Civil Aviation Air Traffic...

SAS 2020 summer programme – 5 new destinations and 14 new direct routes

A lot of us are still thinking about the beauty and happiness of last holiday we've just spent... Time to plan your summer 2020!  Let yourself surprise by SAS 2020 summer programme – 5 new destinations and 14 new direct routes from Scandinavia – Bari, Rhodes, Tivat, Zadar and Valencia. Tickets for the summer additions will be available on 30 September.  Fo...

Time to celebrate - Magnetic MRO Training expansion

A re-opening of Magnetic MRO Training training facility after the most recent expansion! The new premises were opened on Thursday, 19th September 2019 and are aimed to be used mainly by Magnetic MRO and Estonian Aviation Academy for theoretical technical training for future aircraft mechanics. “The need for expansion came from demand to organize more type training and inter...

JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service

In order to Enhance the Business Jet Market in Japan, JAL Business Aviation Officially Launches Service! JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), established on January 11th, 2019.1 is now registered as an official business in the travel industry and will offer 3 services, including charter flight arrangement services as shown below. Services offered by JAL Business Aviation - Charter F...

A new chapter of expansion for ExecuJet UK FBO

A well known FBO brand, a well known quality of services provided, the time has come for a new chapter of expansion for ExecuJet in UK. ExecuJet is intending to launch an enlarged UK FBO at a new location! Previously, adecision to exit Cambridge Airport was taken, as landlord Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group intends to bring FBO services in-house. The planned expansion fol...

S7 Technics masters the art of retrofitting wi-fi modules into aircraft

S7 Technics has added the installation of wi-fi modules to its capability menu of aircraft services. The maintenance provider has entered a new developing market to meet the growing needs of airlines in upgrading their aircraft with internet access. In the course of preparation for the first project that was launched with one of its strategic customers last year, specialists from Moscow‘s...

Special Mission DA42 MPP completed intensive demo campaign in Norway

For the specific mission requirements at the Andoya Space Center, the DA42 MPP was equipped with a Trakka TC-300 EO/IR camera combined with a Viasat Enerlinks III HD Line-of-Sight Data Link. During various mission scenarios, including but not limited to maritime surveillance and range clearance missions, at day and night, the DA42MPP demonstrated its capacity in searching, locating and identifying...

Cleared to revolutionize - Cessna Citation Longitude

The the super-midsize business jet category is cleare to be revolutionized - Cessna Citation Longitude has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration! “With the broadest lineup of business aviation platforms available worldwide, today Textron Aviation welcomes the Longitude into the esteemed Citation family of products and begins a new era of best-in...

New aviation experiences at Dubai Mall by Emirates

The larger goal of company is to excite visitors across all ages by delivering a memorable, tangible piece of Emirates and tell the brand story through unique experiences and innovative travel products. The Emirates A380 Experience, the region’s only public A380 flight simulator has now been relocated to the second floor of The Dubai Mall, adjacent to the Dubai Aquarium & Underwat...

MTU key technology enables efficient 3D printing of extremely thin-walled aerospace parts

MTU Aero Engines has been developing and manufacturing brush seals for many years. Made up from thousands of wires – each just a fraction of a millimeter thick – these seals are a highly effective way of reducing leakage in aircraft engines as well as in steam and industrial gas turbines and other industrial applications. Thanks to their flexibility, they perfectly adapt to the mo...

Landing Gear Overhaul Agreement between Liebherr-Aerospace and J-Air

Liebherr-Aerospace has signed a long-term service agreement with J-Air covering the overhaul of the landing gear systems of the airline’s 15 Embraer E170 family aircraft. This new contract is another important milestone in Liebherr-Aerospace’s successful pursuit of landing gear overhaul campaigns. “Intense collaboration of the teams during the selection process has e...

Air New Zealand Order for Eight Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners is finalized

Air New Zealand and Boeing finalized an order for eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes valued at $2.7 billion at list prices. The carrier, recognized for its long-range flights and global network, will integrate the largest Dreamliner model into its world-class fleet of 787-9 and 777 airplanes from 2022 to strategically grow its business. The airplane deal, announced in May as...

New Youth Aviation Education Program in Aspen with Diamond Aircraft

The Aspen Flight Academy in Aspen, Colorado is launching a youth aviation education program this fall that is the first of its kind in the nation. The “Every Student Flies” program will provide a free flight lesson to every student at the Aspen Public High School, with enrollment this fall being 550 students for this school year. Four Roaring Fork Valley organizations joined togethe...