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The spacious new hangar features 22 service bays, capable of accommodating up to 14 Global 7500 aircraft at the same time.
Bombardier inaugurates expanded London service centre
December 3, 2022
NetJets has placed a $312m order for Global 8000s with Bombardier.
NetJets becomes fleet launch customer for the Global 8000
December 3, 2022
A firm order for four Global 8000s is valued at $312m. NetJets will operate a fleet of 24 Global 8000s; these four plus eight conversions of previously ordered aircraft and those already on order or in service.
Handover to Bestfly of its first Bell 505.
West Africa's first Bell 505 lands with Bestfly
December 3, 2022
This 505 showcases Bestfly's commitment to developing the aviation industry in the region. It will be used for corporate transport and sightseeing, and will be joined by another unit later next year.
The new premises at Wildau, near Berlin Brandenburg International airport.
Demand prompts ProAir fleet additions and relocation
December 3, 2022
ProAir Aviation has added two brand new Phenom 300Es to its fleet, made changes to its management team and relocated to Wildau, near Berlin Brandenburg International airport.
Jetex achieves a Guinness World Records title in celebration of football’s greatest show on Earth.
Jetex sets world record for giant football
November 29, 2022
A giant installation at the Jetex terminal in Dubai has been validated by Guinness World Records as the world's largest fibreglass sculpture of a supported sphere that resembles a giant football.
The Challenger 300 will be based in the Washington DC area.
Second Challenger 300 joins Chantilly charter fleet
November 29, 2022
Chantilly Air continues to grow with this latest charter fleet addition that will bring coast to coast and international capability to its Washington DC-based operations.
The LifeFlight Air Ambulance jet fleet is vital for people in rural and regional areas across Queensland.
Former LifeFlight pilot makes major aeromedical donation
November 29, 2022
John Lewis has been instrumental in the development and success of LifeFlight's air ambulance fleet, and has now donated a sum that will provide support for years to come through the sale of his half of the Aeromed JV.
London Southend Jet Centre was placed joint second for Handling Agent/FBO of the Year.
Air Hamburg, Air Alsie and SaxonAir are judged excellent
November 28, 2022
A night of fine dining was topped off with the awards for excellence in a number of categories that recognised The ACA member teams from across all sectors of the business aviation industry.
Lilium investor Honeywell is to provide the avionics systems, flights controls and electric motors used to guide and power the jet.
Fresh capital sets Lilium on the path to manned flight
November 25, 2022
Proceeds from Lilium's latest funding round will be used to advance commercialisation and means of compliance, as well as assembly of the type-conforming aircraft for the final manned flight test campaign.
The Gulfstream 200 will suit Sun Air's long range charter demand.
Sun Air adds midsize to charter fleet
November 22, 2022
This latest Gulfstream 200 addition will expand Sun Air Jets' collection of remotely managed aircraft.
The hybrid-electric Eco Caravan has a maximum range of more than 1,000 miles, and its range and load hauling capability is in marked contrast to proposed all-electric, hydrogen-electric and even other hybrid-electric designs.
Ampaire flies first hybrid-electric regional aircraft
November 22, 2022
The first flight was 33 minutes in duration to make initial checks of the propulsion system. The Eco Caravan reduces fuel consumption and emissions by up to 70 per cent; emissions are near zero when using SAF.
Chief marketing officer Lynn Fischer.
Shared flights take pressure off unsustainable empty jets
November 22, 2022
By not letting an aircraft fly empty, XO says it is making private travel more affordable and greener. Lynn Fischer explains how it is alleviating its climate impact with seat sales on shared flights.
The team signal the start of work on the first from-the-ground-up NetJets Maintenance Service Hub.
NetJets breaks ground on exclusive-use facility in Scottsdale
November 21, 2022
NetJets continues to invest in expanding its real estate portfolio. The Scottsdale facility is the latest in a worldwide network of Maintenance Service Hubs, located where NetJet owners most often travel to and from.
VVJC is carbon neutral across its equipment, fleet vehicles and buildings.
Vail Valley Jet Center claims carbon neutrality
November 17, 2022
Signature's Eagle County Regional airport location in Colorado is serving as an innovation testbed as it tracks the most effective ways of reducing carbon emissions. It is now carbon neutral for Scope 1 and 2 emissions.
Robinson Helicopter Company founder Frank Robinson.
Helicopter pioneer Frank Robinson passes
November 15, 2022
The industry remembers the man who redefined aviation with the creation of a simple, personal helicopter. His relentless determination earned him respect and awards.
It was a memorable moment to see a business jet taking off and flying again after such a long time.
Refurbished Legacy returns to Nigeria after decade out of service
November 15, 2022
It was an impressive moment when the Legacy 600 took off from Oberpfaffenhofen. Having been out of service for almost a decade, it was returning to Nigeria after extensive overhaul, inside and out.
UAS head of strategy development Duke LeDuc, Osprey Flight Solutions head of intelligence Matt Borie and myairops president and managing director Tim Ford keep their eyes on the FIFA ball.
Addressing critical ops planning for the FIFA World Cup
November 14, 2022
Business aviation has an excellent opportunity to showcase its value, flexibility and convenience to clients old and new during the FIFA World Cup 2022. UAS, Osprey and myairops leaders discuss how best to prepare.
RoyalJet Group CEO Mohammed Husain Ahmed shakes on the deal with Jetex founder and CEO Adel Mardini.
RoyalJet smooths the way for Qatar shuttle
November 11, 2022
RoyalJet is whizzing ticket-holding passengers through Jetex terminals at Dubai and Doha when flying them between the two cities for those crucial World Cup matches.
Accountable manager Glen Smith.
Oriens Flight Operations prepares for PC-12 NGX entry onto newly awarded AOC
November 10, 2022
The AOC operation, bolstered with the EOS360 package, gives the Oriens team a high level of single engine turboprop expertise for PC-12 operations in the UK, both under Part-CAT and Part-NCO.
The award-winning G600 becomes Thrive’s first long range offering.
Thrive adds range to expanding fleet with G600
November 10, 2022
The addition of the next-generation Gulfstream aircraft marks Thrive’s expansion into the long range, on demand private charter market.
Gulfstream and Sun Air have put Vietnam on the business aviation map.
G700 makes Vietnam debut as Sun Air celebrates AOC
November 10, 2022
Sun Air has been awarded its AOC by the Vietnam CAA and has entered service with two G650ERs. It has also hosted Gulfstream aircraft at the recent Airshow 2022, which saw the regional debut of the G700.
The Piper M600/SLS single engine turboprop is now approved to operate from unpaved fields.
Piper earns unpaved field approval for M600/SLS
November 10, 2022
The FAA has approved unpaved field capability for the Piper M600/SLS. Kit approval has also been completed for Canada, the UK and Europe.
Four sales transactions were closed in the first nine months of this year, with two deals pending for the fourth quarter.
FAI Group anticipates record sales for 2022
November 8, 2022
2022 revenues for FAI charter and MRO are up by more than 30 per cent over the same time last year, despite the challenge of high fuel prices. The group forecasts more moderate growth over the next five years.
The Sharjah terminal awaits World Cup fans.
Gama juggles slots for Qatar World Cup ops
November 8, 2022
The prospect of the upcoming World Cup presents both opportunities and challenges to business jets travelling to the tournament. Tom Murphy explains how Gama Aviation is managing parking demand in Doha.
The Textron team breaks ground on the expansion to its parts distribution facility.
Textron breaks ground on distribution centre expansion
November 6, 2022
By the end of 2023, the additional space and capabilities will enable Textron to continue to invest in inventory for the SkyCourier and Denali, and to continue to bolster stock levels for other product lines as well.
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