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New cabin customization areas opened at Airbus’ Airspace Customer Definition Centre

In order to to complement the existing A350 XWB customisation areas, Airbus has extended its Airspace Customer Definition Centre (CDC) with cross-programme cabin customisation including now the A320 and A330 programmes. From now on, operators of all these programmes can experience the well-established approach for a fast, easy and state-of-the-art cabin definition which Airbus has be...

Norwegian's inaugural Miami arrival

Norwegian launched first-ever service at Miami International Airport on March 31! The new service now gives travelers a daily nonstop option between MIA and London Gatwick Airport, aboard Norwegian's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that seats 344 passengers in a two-class configuration. "I applaud Norwegian for adding Miami-Dade County to its global netw...

Innovations by Safran at Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg

Aircraft Interiors Expo Safran's three stands: lots to discover!  The main stand 7B40 in Hall B7, stand 4C20 in IFEC, and at stand 4E10 at WTCE Expo At the Group's main stand, Safran Seats is showing its large range of business, premium economy and economy class seats for single-aisle and widebody commercial jets. Safran Seats addresses the requirements of airlines, which expe...

Trenchard Aviation Group renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Trenchard Aviation Group has renewed its long-term contract to provide aircraft cabin materials managementservices to Virgin Atlantic. This comprehensive, wide-ranging contract will be fulfilled bythe Group’s nose-to-tail cabin maintenance and total care management company, Aero Technics. Through its highly trained and flexible workforce, the company will be delivering desi...

Get ready to the launch of Collins Aerospace M-Flex™ Duet

Aircraft Interiors Expo will see the launch of Collins Aerospace M-Flex™ Duet. To be precise, 2019 Crystal Cabin Award finalist transforms a seldom optimized area of the cabin - an aircraft doorway - into a self-serve social zone or cabin attendant working area. “Traditionally, the space needed to add this type of service area meant sacrificing seating for the airlines whi...

Welcome New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough

We say Welcome to a New Managing Director of TAG Aviation Maintenance Services Centre Farnborough - Thierry Barré! Thierry Barr√©, who joins TAG’s Maintenance Services Centre with immediate effect, was previously Technical Director of a Business Jet MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) company based in Europe and brings extensive customer relations expertise and strong M...

Recruitment event by Flying Colours Corp. attracts new and existing talents

First recruitment event was held by Flying Colours Corp. on Friday 22 March and Saturday 23 March to attract new and existing talent to the expanding North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions company. More than 230 people sent resumes prior to the event, and of those 50 face-to-face interviews were held with pre-screened candidates. An additional 110 walk-in candidates attended...

Vision Systems and Research Frontiers brings together the combined resources to produce highest-performing EDW

Over nine years ago Research Frontiers Inc. and Vision Systems launched a development program together with one goal in mind: to bring the best experience possible to passengers on aircraft. Joining this effort were Hitachi Chemical and Gauzy, which now have production lines in Japan, Israel and one now being built in Germany, to produce SPD-Smart light-control film used in Vision System...

Columbia Helicopters sees opportunities in Europe

By Jeremy Parkin Columbia Helicopters was attending AFF Europe 2019 to build its knowledge, contacts and reputation in Europe.  The Oregon-based operator sees opportunities in countries which currently fly just fixed-wing firefighting aircraft, and are bringing the message of the benefits in a mixed fleet of fixed and rotary wing.  The operator also expects to star...

Fly between Riga and Dublin with airBaltic

Scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin are launched!  Now airBaltic flies with the most modern commercial aircraft Airbus A220-300 aircraft to Dublin four times a week, with ticket prices starting at EUR 39.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are happy to start our summer season schedule by launching a long-awaited...

Resounding success of First ever Saudi International Airshow

The Saudi International Airshow, launched under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Bandar Al Saud, Governor of Riyadh Region, and with the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Salman Al Saud, Chairman of Saudi Space Authority Founder and Chairman of Saudi Aviation Club, celebrates a resounding success. The inaugural Saudi Airshow saw 14,750 delegates...

Airbus at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2019

Focusing on widebody and single-aisle cabin leadership; Enhancing the future cabin with our “Connected Experience” Airbus showcases its latest cabin innovations at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany – the world’s largest event dedicated to the aircraft interiors industry, in-flight entertainment, connectivity and passenger services. At th...

Mauritania Airlines took the delivery of First Embraer E175

In a ceremony held in São José dos Campos, Mauritania Airlines  took the delivery of First Embraer E175. The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for two E175 jets in 2018. The contract has a value of USD 93.8 million. “We celebrate with Mauritania Airlines the delivery of the first E175 aircraft to Africa. We are sure that the E175 will achieve in Africa the s...

Thales UK received DA62 Special Mission Aircraft fleet

For the first time, Diamond has delivered to Thales UK aircraft, equipped with the Thales Avni capability enabling fully interchangeable sensor configurations on both available surveillance platforms. The capability includes two DA42 MPP as well as two DA62 MPPs, each designed and modified to be capable of carrying three different sensor configurations. Configuration 1 – Thales...

Five New WAI Scholarships Available Now

Deadline to Apply is May 31, 2019 Through a donor who wishes to be anonymous, Women in Aviation International offers five training scholarships available for application now through May 31, 2019. These scholarships include: WAI Instrument or CFII Rating Scholarship: WAI will award a $5,000 scholarship to an individual pursuing an instrument rating or a CFI wanting to add their instrument qua...

Dassault Aircraft Services Florida Satellite Service Center is opened

Dassault Aircraft Services Stuart (KSUA) satellite service center was relocated from West Palm Beach, in order to better meet the needs of the customer fleet in the area as well as transient aircraft. “When our customers expressed a desire for an expansion of capacity and services in Southern Florida, we listened. Our move to Stuart features a larger space and will offer a v...

Make your choice - 69 Carriers and 162 Destinations for 2019 Summer Schedule from Prague

Passengers flying from Prague Airport will have so much more choice starting from  Sunday, 31 March 2019 as the summer schedule comes into effect. You can have a lot of ideas where to fly and what to visit - 162 destinations in 54 countries, including 16 long-haul destinations, which is the largest number in the airport’s modern history. “As part of the summer time...

RECARO has invested heavily in its R&D for business class seats

While the global passenger seat market will grow with an average five percent per year, RECARO Aircraft Seating expects a spike in demand for business class seats in particular. A trend further fueled by passengers’ expectations for airliners to deliver ‘individualized living spaces’ onboard. To be fully ready to answer market needs, RECARO has invested heavily in its R&D for...

Groundbreaking of Collins Aerospace new Propeller Center of Excellence in Figeac

Collins Aerospace celebrated the launch of a new propeller Center of Excellence at its legacy Ratier facility in Figeac, France. The state-of-the-art 3,000 square meter advanced factory addition will support advanced design, engineering, testing, manufacturing and maintenance capabilities for future propeller technologies and is expected to be fully operational in 2020. Collins Aerospace is a...

Less than 4 hours to fly from Los Angeles to New York

Once again, one more Key Speed Record, this time between Los Angeles and New York! Bombardier Global 7500 jet proved again an amazing performance! The award-winning, clean-sheet-design Global 7500 business jet left Van Nuys Airport at 7:01 AM local time on March 24, 2019, and arrived at Teterboro Airport at 1:55 PM local time, completing the coast-to-coast mission in 3 hours and 54 mi...

An FL Technics Line maintenance station to be opened in Dubai

An operations agreement just signed to open an EASA certified FL Technics Line maintenance station in Dubai International Airport (DXB).  Just recently, FL Technics representatives signed the agreement with local partners which entitles them to start the establishment process for the station. The newly established station in DXB will be operational in the second half of April 2019. The EAS...