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The fastest single-engine Piper Aircraft ever built - M700 FURY

Piper Aircraft announced a new model in its PA46 line of high-performance aircraft—the Piper M700 FURY—a single-engine, 700 shaft horsepower, cabin-class turboprop. Piper M700 FURY represents the first step towards a new generation of the M-Class family, outperforming past PA46 models and several competitive aircraft in performance, operational cost efficiencies, and ove...

Azzera Celeste: certified for 2023 aviation emissions compliance by Verifavia

Azzera successfuly completed of an independent audit of its CELESTE platform conducted by Verifavia, a leading environmental validation and verification body. Verifavia, part of the Normec Group, is renowned for its thorough emissions verifications, servicing a broad portfolio of over 330 airline clients and 150+ airports in more than 110 countries. Company' expertise in ve...

Clay Lacy Aviation line service technicians complete Gulfstream Ground Handling training program

More than 60 Clay Lacy Aviation line service technicians completed Gulfstream-authorized ground handling and service training for Gulfstream aircraft. The specialized training developed by Gulfstream Aerospace and FlightSafety International is designed to improve dispatch reliability and increase safety. Sixty-six technicians across Clay Lacy Aviation FBOs in Van Nuys and Orange Cou...

British Airways apprentices reach new heights with landmark flight

A team of skilled British Airways apprentices have successfully dispatched a flight to South Africa, marking a first for the airline and reinforcing the key role apprentices play throughout the business. As part of National Apprenticeship Week 2024, around 40 apprentices worked across a variety of roles for the successful departure of the 18:25 Boeing 777 BA43 flight from London Heathrow to C...

RECARO Aircraft Seating selected by Air India as premium economy and economy seating partner for widebody aircraft

RECARO Aircraft Seating was selected by Air India as the premium economy and economy seating partner for their widebody aircraft. This partnership will see more than 22,000 RECARO seats installed in both linefit and retrofit programs over the next five to six years. Air India chose the award-winning CL3710 and the brand-new CL3810 for economy class, while the premium PL3530 will outfit t...

Airlines and airports increase IT spend to improve the passenger journey and meet sustainability goals

SITA 2023 Air Transport IT Insights report finds that both airports and airlines saw IT spend increase year on year into 2023, reaching an estimated 10.8 billion USD and 34.5 billion USD respectively, with over two-thirds of airport and airline CIOs expecting continued growth into 2024. Airports also boosted IT spend as a percentage of revenue in 2022 and 2023 even as business benef...

Grands Espaces reserves Airlander 10 aircraft for experiential travel to the Arctic

Hybrid Air Vehicles announced an aircraft reservation agreement with Grands Espaces, a French eco-tourism company founded by renowned Arctic scientist and author, Christian Kempf. Grands Espaces will utilise Airlander 10 aircraft to offer its customers the opportunity to experience new adventures in hard to reach and undiscovered places. It is another step forward in Airlander 10’s...

21st group with 16 students begin studies at airBaltic Pilot Academy

On February 5, 2024, the 21st group of 16 students began their professional pilot studies at the airBaltic Pilot Academy. Their aim is to receive a commercial pilot license upon completion of the full-time airline transport pilot program. The 21st group of cadets represents countries such as Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, and the Netherlands. Martin Gauss, Pr...

Hartzell extends backcountry prop discounts to RAF supporters

Hartzell Propeller will extend a $1,000 discount to supporters of the Recreational Aviation Foundation on all new Hartzell backcountry aircraft propellers, through 2024. In addition to these savings, Hartzell Propeller is making a $250 contribution to the RAF mission for each of these special sales. Hartzell President JJ Frigge, commented: “We are please...

Leonardo signs MoU with the Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia for aerospace and defence collaboration opportunities

The Ministry of Investment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the General Authority for Military Industries of the Kingdom and Leonardo announced yesterday the signing of a MoU with the intention to discuss, develop and evaluate a range of investment and collaboration opportunities in the defence and aerospace sector. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at the World Defenc...

New terminal in Key West to bring exceptional experience to private aviation travelers in Florida

Signature Aviation announced the opening of a newly built facility at Key West International Airport in Florida. The unveiling reaffirms Signature as the gateway for private aviation in the southernmost city in the contiguous United States, delivering guests a mix of modern design and enriching amenities in one of Florida premier travel destinations. New terminal is built to seamlessly integr...

35 years of innovation in the aviation industry made in Austria - FACC

2024 marks the 35th anniversary of FACC. Since its foundation in 1989, the company has grown from a small team of visionaries in the Fischer Ski & Tennis research department to a global player of the aerospace industry. Today, you will not find a single major aircraft that does not have FACC technology solutions on board. FACC has enjoyed great success on the international market for 35 y...

EFW partner Turkish Technic achieves milestone with first A330P2F conversion for ATSG

Turkish Technic successfully performed the Upper Frame Shell cut-out for the very first converted A330P2F at the Istanbul facilities. The aircraft is scheduled to be re-delivered mid of the year 2024 to Air Transport Service Group. Turkish Technic is the most recent conversion house supporting the Passenger-to-Freighter Airbus conversion programs of EFW with meanwhile nine conversion sit...

AXIS Aviation boosts operational control with launch of in-house dispatch service

AXIS Aviation announces the launch of its new in-house dispatch service. The company has hired additional team members to support the running of the new dispatch service, ensuring it has total operational control to deliver even greater levels of round-the-clock customer service and cost effectiveness. Based at AXIS Aviation’s Vienna headquarters, the new team will manage flig...

LanzaJet celebrates grand opening of World first ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel production facility

LanzaJet joined government officials, industry leaders, partners, and supporters to open LanzaJet Freedom Pines Fuels, world first ethanol to sustainable aviation fuel production facility. LanzaJet ethanol-based technology is the world's first next-generation SAF technology capable of scaling production to the levels needed to decarbonize aviation.  Located in&nbs...

Airways Aviation ESMA and IAAG showcase strategic partnership at SFMA

Airways Aviation ESMA and IAAG – Institut Aéronautique Amaury de la Grange joined forces as exhibitors at the Salon des Formations et des Métiers Aéronautiques. This collaborative presence marks the celebration and commencement of our strategic partnership announced last January, uniting two distinguished institutions in the aviation training sector.  Companies t...

CAE and Global Crossing Airlines sign exclusive A320 pilot training agreement

CAE has signed a long-term exclusive pilot training agreement with Global Crossing Airlines to deploy and operate an Airbus A320 family full-flight simulator in Miami, Florida. The FFS is scheduled to be ready for training in the first quarter of 2024 to support GlobalX’s ongoing growth and the expansion of its Airbus A321 freighter fleet. John Coomes, GlobalX’s Vice President and D...

EHang announces suggested retail price for EH216-S passenger-carrying UAV system in China

EHang announced the suggested retail price for its EH216-S passenger-carrying unmanned aerial vehicle system in China. Given the market potential and substantial industry scale of China low-altitude economy, coupled with the global trend of rapid growth in low-altitude aerial services, the EH216-S UAV system's official suggested retail price in China is set at RMB2.39 million pe...

Green Aerolease expands its electric aircraft rental offer with new-generation thermal aircraft

Green Aerolease, Europe leading electric aircraft rental company, is extending its offer to include low-consumption thermal-powered flight training aircraft (-50% compared with historical aircraft). Residual CO2 emissions are offset by the use of electric aircraft (via the Aero4Good association). This allows flight clubs and professional flight schools to offer a 0 net emission flig...

Luxaviation celebrates Praetor 600 launch at exclusive London Biggin Hill event

Marking its entry into the UK charter market,Luxaviation has showcased its first Embraer Praetor 600 at a celebratory event held on 31 January 2024.The exclusive gathering, held in collaboration with Embraer Executive Jets, Hemmels, and SUPPER London, introduced the aircraft at London Biggin Hill Airport where the aircraft will be based. George Galanopoulos, CEO of Luxaviation UK, commented: &l...

Collège Air Richelieu and ALSIM reinforces the partnership with acquisition of two new simulators

Canada Collège Air Richelieu reinforces its dedication to ALSIM with the acquisition of two advanced AL250compact simulators, solidifying a collaborative history spanning almost two decades. AL250compact is a unique project that adapts to the specific needs expressed by Collège Air Richelieu. Thanks to its particular dimensions and simplified overall architecture, it fits i...