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Liebherr signs agreement on landing gear overhaul with Portugália

Liebherr-Aerospace has been commissioned by Portuguese carrier Portugália Airlines, part of the TAP Group and flying under the brand TAP express, to overhaul the landing gear systems of the airlines’ fleet of Embraer aircraft.     “We feel comfortable to work with the OEM Liebherr-Aerospace for this landing gear overhaul program. Liebherr understands our s...

Textron Aviation launches Signature Special Olympics airlift event in support of 2022 USA Games

Textron Aviation launched the company signature industry endeavor — the Special Olympics Airlift (SOA) — and began its call for Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air, Beechcraft Premier, Beechjet and Hawker owners and operators to help transport more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the nation to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Fla. &ldq...

North American debut of Recaro Aircraft Seating SL3710 seat on Frontier Airlines A320neo aircraft

Recaro Aircraft Seating lightweight SL3710 seat made its North America debut on Frontier Airlines A320 aircraft on March 23, 2021. Weighing in at 8 kilograms, the seat is the lightest member in the economy class seat market and supports Frontier’s mission of being “America’s Greenest Airline.” Frontier is slated to receive 156 Ai...

How Etihad Airways has navigated the pandemic

Etihad Airways marks one year since the UAE announced flights were to be grounded due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In recognition of this, Etihad has released a video charting the key milestones in the most challenging year in aviation history. Tony Douglas, Group Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Aviation Group, said: “As the pandemic took hold, the announcement on 23 March 2020 to groun...

Rolls-Royce and Code First Girls launch free artificial intelligence course

Following the partnership with Code First Girls, Rolls-Royce is hosting a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on artificial intelligence and machine learning that is open to anyone. With record subscriptions of over 500 people, the one-hour MooC launches on March 25th and follows on from The importance of diversity in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning’ ...

First FBO in Europe with IS-BAH Stage III certification - ABS Jets

Congratulations ABS Jets Prague! It just became the first European FBO to receive IS-BAH Stage III certification. Since launching as a full FBO service provider at Bratislava airport last year, the company has also been awarded IS-BAH Stage One certification for its Bratislava base. The three-day-long audit was conducted remotely because of the ongoing pandemic. It again proved an effect...

A collaboration on drone innovations - airBaltic and LMT

Latvian national airline airBaltic and Latvian mobile telecommunications operator LMT have signed an agreement for collaboration within the drone industry. The agreement foresees a joined development of various drone solutions overseen by general aviation and the development of LMT’s learning program for drone pilots. Both companies will also collaborate on...

Clay Lacy creates a team to offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel at two FBOs

Clay Lacy Aviation will offer Sustainable Aviation Fuel at the company’s two FBOs at Van Nuys Airport and John Wayne Orange County Airport. SAF is an important component of Clay Lacy’s comprehensive sustainability strategy. World Fuel Services (World Fuel) begins monthly SAF deliveries to both locations this month, with 2021 deliveries to total a minimum of 100,000 gallons. W...

AURA AERO - inauguration of the assembly line, launch of electric version, Integral E

AURA AERO has just inaugurated its assembly line in the HM7, its new hangar located in the heart of the historical site of Francazal in Toulouse, France, in the presence of Etienne Guyot, prefect of the Occitanie region and the Haute-Garonne department, Carole Delga, president of the Occitanie- Pyrénées-Méditerranée region, and Jean-Luc Moudenc, president of Toulou...

Austrian Airlines flies normally again from London and to Tel Aviv

Destinations: • Landing ban for passenger flights from the United Kingdom expired  • Ben Gurion Airport open, entry restrictions to Israel eased  • Austrian Airlines resumes normal service to both destinations  The Austrian government’s landing ban for passenger flights from the United Kingdom expired yesterday. Austrian Airlines is therefore flying...

flydubai offers attractive fares for the spring and summer period

flydubai announces attractive fares to select destinations that are available to book from AED 755. In addition, holidays by flydubai packages to Africa, Central Asia, Europe, the Subcontinent and the Middle East can be booked from as little as AED 1,899 per person. Whether travelling to visit family and loved ones back home or getting ready to take a well-earned break and travel somewhere new,...

FTC: IS-BAO Stage III certification renewal has been successfully approved

FTC Group has successfully passed the IS-BAO Stage III audit by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), renewing the certification until 2024. This verifies that a positive culture of safety is integrated and supported in the daily operations of the company. The IS-BAO standard was introduced in 2002. It is the most respected in the business aviation industry, reflecting the best...

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim receives Stage 2 IS-BAH certification

As further proof of its commitment to provide customers with the highest levels of service and safety, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 2 certification for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South. DCAF had completed its Stage 1 certification in May 2019.  IS-BAH Stage 2 Certification is the second...

Embraer Earnings Results 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020

The Company operating and financial information is presented, except where otherwise stated, on a consolidated basis in United States dollars (US$) in accordance with IFRS. The financial data presented in this document as of and for the quarters ended December 31, 2020 (4Q20), September 30, 2020 (3Q20) and December 31, 2019 (4Q19), are derived from the unaudited financial statements, except a...

ANA to Introduce Boeing 777 Freighters for Flights Between Los Angeles and Tokyo

All Nippon Airways will employ Boeing 777 Freighters on cargo freighter flights between Los Angeles and Tokyo Narita Airport. ANA opted to use the 777F for these flights for its maximum load capacity at roughly 100 tons, approximately double the capability of the 767F. This increased capacity and aircraft size makes the aircraft appropriate for the transportation of semiconductors, engines and oth...

7th Airbus H145 for the German Armed Forces Search and Rescue service

Airbus Helicopters has handed over the seventh and last H145 for the search and rescue (SAR) service of the Bundeswehr to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) on time. The previously delivered helicopters are used for training and field testing and are available 24/7 at the Niederstetten and Nörvenich air bases for rescue operatio...

Rostec will create a single corporate aircraft manufacturing center in Moscow

Rostec State Corporation will unite UAC, Sukhoi and MiG companies into a single corporate aircraft manufacturing center, which will consolidate the management of aircraft programs and other UAC assets. The engineering and design functions of the group will be separated into a separate center, which will be located in Moscow - it will include all aviation design bureaus. Such decisions were anno...

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal sign MOU to expand strategic partnership

Emirates and TAP Air Portugal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand the codeshare partnership currently in place between both airlines. The new agreement will see customers of both airlines benefit from seamless connectivity on many new routes across the Americas, North Africa and East Asia. Emirates and TAP Air Portugal will also explore ways to enhance the co-operation on t...

Largest financing deal in history of Saudi aviation sector - Saudi Arabian Airlines

Under the patronage of H.E. Minister of Transport, Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, Engr. Saleh bin Nasser Al Jasser, Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation has signed a major financing agreement worth SAR 11.2 billion (USD 3 billion), the largest of its kind in Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector history. The agreement, which covers aircraft financing requirements, was signed...

SITA helps Cyprus comply with EU air traffic control standard

SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is helping Cyprus comply with an EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard that uses digital messages instead of voice communications for routine airspace clearances. As a member state of the European Union, Cyprus must provide Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) in its upper airspace. Cyprus will be the first count...

Vallair places its final B737-400 freighter with Malaysian operator, M Jets International

Vallair has placed its final B737-400 freighter with Malaysian start-up operator, M Jets. The B737-400 is a legacy product for Vallair and the Company will now focus its future freighter conversion programmes on A321, B737NG and ATR variants. The aircraft, MSN 26605, will be the first freighter entered into M Jets’ fleet and will be operated under the brand Kargo Xpress. “The B...