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First of Three Global 6000 joined Luftwaffe Fleet

First of three Global 6000 business jets delivered to Germany’s air force, Luftwaffe. The Luftwaffe, a longtime Bombardier aircraft operator, will use the Global 6000 business jets to fulfill political and parliamentary transport requirements. “Bombardier is incredibly pleased that the Luftwaffe will add the Global 6000 aircraft to its flee...

A need for over 39,000 new aircraft in the next 20 years

The world’s passenger and freighter aircraft fleet is set to more than double from today’s nearly 23,000 to almost 48,000 by 2038 with traffic growing at 4.3% annually, also resulting in a need for 550,000 new pilots and 640,000 new technicians. By 2038, of the forecast 47,680 fleet, 39,210 are new and 8,470 remain from today. By updating fleets with latest generation fuel efficient...

MEBAA Conference Morocco opens the Future of Business Aviation

Attention! Marrakech Based Event Announces Agenda! The MEBAA Conference Morocco, taking place 24 September 2019 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Marrakech has announced the agenda for the one-day event. The conference will highlight the major opportunities and challenges facing the business aviation market in the region, within three topic clusters addressing the one unifying element – t...

At Last a Smart Materials Event for Business Deals

Big orders beat big equations any day. There are plenty of advanced materials events. Recently there were two in Osaka on the same days. However, they are essentially academic and there is a need for the exact opposite: an event focussed on doing the next wave of business where all the customers are there throughout the value chain.  Some events manage to put chemicals suppl...

Earn While Learning - check out Piper Aircraft Apprenticeship Program

The first group of apprentices has begun their two year-program at Piper Aircraft. The first nine apprentices, who started work in August, shadow skilled aircraft assembly workers and learn all aspects of fabrication and assembly of aircraft during the two-year initiative. Additionally, they attend technical classes and receive hands-on training designed to qualify the participants as a Journeyman...

Strategic Boeing and Safran investment in Electric Power Systems

A joint Boeing and Safran investment was announced today.  The investment in Electric Power Systems will support on-demand mobility efforts, development of industrial base and advancement of battery technologies. Electric Power Systems is a company offering a suite of safe, certifiable and lightweight energy storage products that provide high-quality power for aerospa...

Newcomers to Luxaviation fleet 2019

Do you think one aircraft per month joining the company's fleet means a fast growing one? Business aviation professionals will say a definitive "yes" to answer that question. This is the average fleet growth speed for one of welknown business aviation aircraft management companies - Luxaviation Europe in 2019. Luxaviation reported an influx of new aircraft to its managed...

Direct Qatar Airways Flights to Osaka from 6 April 2020

Qatar Airways announced services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan area of Japan, Osaka will be the airline’s third gateway into the country. Qatar Airways began direct services to Tokyo Narita in 2010 and launched its Tokyo Haneda service in 2014 from Doha’s Hamad International Airport (HIA). The flight will be operated by an Airbus A350-90...

50 years since the inaugural flight of the first Cessna Citation 500

Time to celebrate! 50 years since the inaugural flight of the first Cessna Citation 500!  Textron Aviation Citation family represents the most-popular line of business jets with more than 7,500 aircraft delivered worldwide amassing more than 35 million flight hours. These impressive machines are renowned for their ability to combine reliability, efficiency and comfort with advanced te...

First international flight of MC-21-300 passenger plane to Istanbul

Irkut Corporation presents for the first time at the foreign exhibition the new generation MC-21-300 passenger aircraft. The airliner arrived at festival of aviation, space and technology TEKNOFEST 2019, which will be held in Istanbul (Turkey) from 17 to 22 September 2019. During the flight from Zhukovsky airfield (Moscow region) to Ataturk airport in Istanbul, the MC-21-300 aircraft cover...

A Suite of Boeing Digital Solutions for GainJet fleet

Boeing will provide GainJet a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions including Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator to optimize their fleet operation.  “We have a longstanding relationship with Boeing, and share a commitment to quality,” said Capt. Ramsey Shaban, CEO of GainJet. “With our growing fleet of over 20 VIP aircraft, including...

Pleasure to meet - new look of Cambridge City Airport

Cambridge City Airport has unveiled its contemporary new branding and website showcasing all of the features that make itone of the UK’s most well equipped regional airports. The website is part of an extensive marketing campaign and details all the services on offer, including charter and business flights, full fueling and ground services, air traffic control, hangar space and aircraft p...

It happened in Stuttgart - first urban flight of Volocopter in Europe

All industry professionals are asking themselves, what is the future of urbain air mobility...The speed of innovation and industry development lets the imagination of yesterday become the reality of today... So just get ready to welcome some definitive changes in city life, city mobility.  It happened in Stuttgart - first urban flight of Volocopter in Europe! The Minister-President of t...

Female touch in business aviation – three major points from Sophie Mabire

There are several must be in every business, one of them – constant quality of services. If we are talking about business aviation, this is a basic pillar of every company, who’s looking to growth it’s business and stay in industry for a really long time.  One of such places, such companies, we are lucky to know personally – Geneva Airpark. Each visit is a pleasure...

AeroRooms Hotel and increased capacities of Airport Lounges - welcome to Prague Airport

Prague Airport has opened AeroRooms Hotel, which offers a total of fourteen newly renovated comfortable rooms accessible from both the public and non-public area behind the passport control. Hotel´s premises are designed for both connecting passengers and clients who need short-term accommodation near the terminals. At the same time, Prague Airport is gradually renovating airport lounges to...

Double digits for UAE business aviation growth

Ali Ahmed Alnaqbi, Chairman and CEO of MEBAA, confirmed that the UAE's business and private aviation sector is achieving positive growth rates of 8-9%, higher than the global growth rate which is estimated of 4-6%. Mr. Ali Alnaqbi points out that the UAE is leading the private and business aviation in the Middle East and North Africa. “The number of aircraft registered in the UAE...

Future with Bell - STEP for Students

Future of aviation? Where from you have high qualified professionals to assure the next generation of aviators? Each manufacturer has to act today in order to have these professionals of tommorow on board. Bell launched its new high school Student Training Employment Program (STEP). The students and schools were selected through Bell’s partnership with Project Lead the Way, a non-profit t...

Australia got new Textron Aviation parts facility

New Textron Aviation aircraft parts warehouse is opened in Australia!  This allows to assure the support of business jets, turboprops and piston aircraft fleet. The parts warehouse will be co-located at Essendon Fields Airport with Premiair Aviation Maintenance Pty Ltd, a Textron Aviation Authorized Service Facility. “With Premiair established as our new ASF for Austra...

Airspace Connected Experience: Pioneering Internet of Things in the aircraft cabin

Did you think about how fast the flying passenger connected experience is changing: improving, offering more opportunities and better services? Airbus A350-900 Flight Lab aircraft started in-flight trials of Internet of Things connected cabin technologies, as declared by manufacturer - to be shortly revealed to customers.Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufactur...

Gulfstream East Campus at Savannah is now open

A ribbon was cuted during the opening ceremony at new Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. MRO facility at company headquarters in Savannah. The Gulfstream East Campus, opened to accommodate fleet growth, has been operational since Sept. 11. The 202,000-square-foot/18,766-square-meter building located on the east side of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport was built w...

Norwegian Air Named Four-Star Low-Cost Airline by APEX for Two Consecutive Years

For a second year in a row, Norwegian Air has been named a 2020 Four-Star Low-Cost Airline by The Airline Passenger Experience (APEX), the highest honor in the category of low-cost carriers! The renowned Official Airline Ratings™ was the first airline rating program based solely on certified passenger feedback and Norwegian was one of ten low-cost airlines worldwide to receive t...