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Azul became 1st in Americas for minute-by-minute aircraft flight tracking with Aireon space-based ADS-B

Azul Linhas Aéreas has become the first airline in the Americas to exceed modern flight tracking safety standards by embracing truly global, real-time flight tracking capabilities onboard aircraft, with SITAONAIR’s best-in-class AIRCOM® FlightTracker. The Brazilian low-cost carrier has upgraded to SITAONAIR’s advanced cutting-edge FlightTracker option, which integrates Ai...

Best airport in the CIS once again is Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards for being the best among all airports in the post-Soviet space. Azerbaijani capital’s airport retains leadership in this nomination for the third year in a row. In addition, Heydar Aliyev International Airport took the 3rd place on the list of world airports, which annually serve...

AerSale to Build Next Aero Air / Erickson Aero Tanker for Wildfire Suppression

AerSale announced it has signed a contract with Aero Air / Ericson Aero Tanker to build another firefighting air tanker for the company’s fleet at AerSale’s MRO facility in Goodyear, Arizona. Conversion of the 6th MD-87 aircraft, formally begins on April 1 and will mark the sixth such aircraft modification AerSale has completed at Goodyear. “The Erickson Aero Ta...

New H135 with Helionix delivered to Japan's Mainichi Newspapers

An entry-into-service ceremony held at the Mainichi Newspapers’ base in Haneda, Tokyo, to celebrate the delivery of a brand new H135 with Helionix from Airbus Helicopters. The new H135 will complement Mainichi Newspapers’ existing fleet of three H135 helicopters, replacing its Airbus AS350B. The four H135 helicopters will be jointly operated by Kyodo News from April 2019, in el...

French Touch of Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère

Episode 3, already, on Luxaviation Helicopters Charter Alliance! This time you have a "french touch" inside opinion by Michel de Rohozinski, CEO of Azur Hélicoptère   Azur Hélicoptère has facilities in Cannes, Nice, St Tropez, Monaco, Lyon and Courchevel, making us one of France’s leading helicopter charter companies, specialising i...

Collins Aerospace’s VenueTM selected for FAI ‘Project Pearl’

Collins Aerospace’s latest VenueTMcabin management system and high definition entertainment system were selected by FAI Technik for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin refurbishment project, named “Project Pearl.”  Project Pearl represents one of the most extensive refurbishment projects for the type. The five month project will include 60, 120 and 240-month...

One of the first MRO’s worldwide to provide 7800 landings inspection for Bombardier CL604 - Jet MS

Jet Maintenance Solutions (Jet MS) became one of the first MRO companies worldwide to complete the 7800 landings inspection on a Bombardier Challenger 604 (CL604) type aircraft as there are only 5-10 CL604s globally that reached such milestone.Additionally, base maintenance works after 48 months of exploitation were also carried out.  “The experience and professionalism of Jet M...

Etihad Airways Adopts New Real Time Flight Tracking Technology

Etihad Airways is a regional leader by having successfully implemented the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) recommendations for flight tracking ahead of the General Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA’s) proposed deadline of 1 June 2019.  With an ICAO completion date of 8 November 2018, Etihad Airways not...

Gogo Business Aviation 51,000 Five are announced

Here they are, highest dealer honors for 2018 from Gogo Business Aviation– the Gogo Business Aviation 51,000 Five! The award recognizes the highest-performing organizations in the company’s global dealer and distributor network, as chosen by the Gogo Business Aviation executive team. Recipients of the Gogo Business Aviation51,000 Fiveaward for 2018 are (in alphabetica...

Polish Flight Academy Ventum Air chooses ALSIM AL250

Every flight academy is choosing the best for pilots.  Polish Ventum Air decided to trust ALSIM AL250 FSTD for their IR/ME training curriculum. This private school operates a fleet of single-engine PS-28 Cruisers and Cessna 172s as well as twin-engine Tecnam P2006 aircraft equipped with EFIS instrumentation.   The ALSIM AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for sin...

Garmin ® certifies G3X Touch for single-engine piston aircraft

Here it is G3X Touch, providing new scalable, entry-level integrated flight displays for nearly 500 certified aircraft  Garmin International announced the certification of the G3X Touch™ flight display for hundreds of certificated aircraft. The G3X Touch offers a variety of scalable panel configurations and a superior feature set that includes wireless connectivity and synt...

New Ambient Lighting for Aircraft Cabins introduced by Astronics

Astronics Corporation introduced new Nuancia RGBW Strip Lights to provide flexible illumination options for aircraft seats and cabins. With this system, aircraft manufacturers and airlines can program mood-lighting systems to accommodate more than 16 million colors, create preset color scenarios, and present color changes. Offered by Astronics PGA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Astroni...

The 500th Embraer Phenom 300 series aircraft delivered, the TOP successful business jet of the decade

Here it is the milestone - The 500th Embraer Phenom 300 series aircraft delivered! TOP successful business jet of the decade! As General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) reports, the Phenom 300 is the only business jet model to reach this milestone in the last 10 years. The Phenom 300 outperforms in the light jet class with its speed, range, comfort and technology. Being the faste...

First of Two Wamos Air A330-200s delivered by CDB Aviation

The delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Spain’s third-leading, long-haul airline Wamos Air was announced by CDB Aviation.  The second aircraft is slated for delivery in June 2019. “We look forward to our collaboration with our new European customer Wamos Air in expanding their fleet to meet the growing demand for wet lease operations,” said CDB A...

Expansion of Partnership in Civil Aviation between China and Airbus

During the State visit in France of China's president Xi Jiping, economic deals on transport were expected. Here it comes the announcement - an expansion of partnership in Civil Aviation between China and Airbus. A General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft was signed in Paris, France by Guillaume Faury, President of Airbus...

ACJ320neo delivered to Comlux

First of three ACJ neo1 of Comlux is received! Now it will enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11 orders. “The new ACJ320neo gives us the means to deliver nonstop flights to even more of the world. CFM International has supported Comlux over the years, and we have c...

The 4th Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum Was Successfully Held in Shanghai

During the period of "the 13th Five-Year Plan", our country to organize the implementation of major science and technology projects as the gripper, continue to promote the development of high-end equipment manufacturing industry, full swing and implementation of the aero engine and gas turbine major projects, promote the development of large aircraft engine, advanced helicopter engine, h...

An Innovative User-centric Booking Engine to be introduced by airBaltic

Are you ready to discover an innovative User-centric Booking Engine?  Let's agree on the fact, that laste few decades there were not so many changes in the way we all are booking our flights. So let's see what is up with Finnish technology firm Reaktor and airBaltic, who are planning to introduce a state-of-the-art booking system that will make the customer experience o...

New urban Jetcopter VTOL air taxi promises to be the innovative ´star of the show´

Powerful Jetcopter VTOL urban air taxi will be first shown in Friedrichshafen The new Jetcopter urban VTOL air taxi will be shown for the first time at the AERO 2019 general aviation trade exhibition, from April 10 until 13 in Friedrichshafen in Germany. The five-seat VTOL Jetcopter currently is the most powerful urban VTOL air taxi under development. EASA The new Jetcopter will meet al...

Global Jet Centre Partners revealed New Private Jet Charter Trends

Customized high-end solutions, privacy and of course luxury in a fast-moving and highly demanding world, just made the perfect business sense when Claudio Lietaert, Bashar Beasha and Naushad Ahmad took the bold decision to embark on their new business venture. Equipped with more than 45 years of combined extensive experience in the regional and international aviation industry, the three partners p...

easyJet progress on recruiting female pilots as it reports on its annual gender pay gap

easyJet has announced a good progress in its efforts to address the gender balance in its pilot community and is on track to attract 18% female new entrant pilots this year – an increase of 3% on 2018. An industry issue, easyJet recognised the gender imbalance the pilot profession back in 2015 and since then has worked hard to encourage more women to become pilots through its Amy Joh...