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CEO and owner Elias Sofianos and his wife and accountable manager Stavroula Sofianou with the team at the Athens hangar.
Greek heli operator secures three Airbus additions
May 30, 2023
Dassault's Dubai MRO.
Dassault highlights continuous investment and upgrading of MRO network
May 28, 2023
Dassault Aviation is continuing to expand and modernise its global maintenance repair and overhaul network and to direct more resources towards authorised service facilities.
The carpet is another highlight of the interior. The owner told Pridemore he wanted a darker carpet, so she picked a pattern that had light accents in it to help balance the darkness of the lower sidewalls and the lightness of the seats.
‘Seats are the stars’ in Duncan's refurbished Citation
May 28, 2023
The owner liked the dark, cool grey theme in the interior of his Citation 750, but wanted to bring in a splash of colour. The result was dark, rich blue lower sidewalls that give a classic, yet unique look to the interior.
The S-92 is configured for passenger transport and is intended for offshore oil and gas missions in Brunei.
Brunei Shell adds Milestone S-92 for offshore missions
May 28, 2023
The S-92 is considered by Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad to be the workhorse of the offshore oil and gas industry, and this is set to continue thanks to its capabilities and proven reliability.
In addition to this important collaboration announcement on revolutionary rotorcraft capability development, Weststar signed a contract for five more AW139 intermediate twin helicopters in an offshore configuration.
West Star to introduce tiltrotor in Malaysia
May 28, 2023
The aircraft will be used to carry out a range of roles and missions in the country, supporting a further development of its operational capabilities tailored for the regional market requirements and expectations.
The latest announcement expands on 28 additional orders from Verona-based Air Corporate in recent years as part of an ongoing fleet expansion.
Air Corporate goes large with 43-aircraft order
May 28, 2023
According to Air Corporate, the ACH160 is a beautiful, safe and comfortable helicopter, and the Line configuration with Lounge package guarantees elegance and excellent performance.
The project goal is to connect Lugano directly with Milan city centre.
Air-Dynamic of Switzerland puts faith in Lilium
May 25, 2023
This partnership expands Lilium's reach into the European business travel and tourism market. The Lugano-based company with 20 years of experience in helicopter and jet charters specialises in networked routes.
Preliminary performance targets indicate a four-passenger range of 1,900 nm at high-speed cruise power, with an estimated maximum range of 2,100nm.
Multiple upgrades see Ascend take the 560XL into the future
May 23, 2023
This latest model has a new engine, new Garmin G5000 cockpit, improved performance and a more luxurious cabin, and is expected to enter into service in 2025. Textron has already taken orders.
GJC CEO Vivek Kaushal.
Five years of aircraft sales growth lie ahead, says GJC
May 22, 2023
Pre-owned transactions continue to return to rates more in line with historical trends and are expected to pick up in 2024 and beyond to reflect increasing demand from new aircraft models.
The 5,500 nm 6X has the largest cabin cross section in business aviation, with stand-up height of six-feet, six-inches. It will reign as business aviation's largest cabin until the even larger, longer-range Falcon 10X enters service.
Dassault putting its best foot forward at EBACE
May 19, 2023
The Dassault exhibit will show the very-long-range Falcon 8X trijet equipped with the latest and most capable generation of Dassault's leading edge EASy flight deck, EASy IV. The 6X and 10X will also be presented.
Britten-Norman CEO William Hynett and JAGS director Briony Tiware.
JAGS boosts fleet with Islander addition
May 19, 2023
The latest addition to the fleet will support the many services offered by the operator, located at Georgetown's Eugene F. Correira International airport, which include sightseeing, surveying and medevac.
The event was marked by a large ceremony at the OEM's headquarters in Stans, Switzerland and attended by over 2,000 employees.
PlaneSense receives milestone Pilatus PC-12
May 19, 2023
On average, there are over 70 PC-12s in the air at any given time. In 2022 alone, Pilatus produced 80 PC-12s in the heart of Switzerland for delivery all over the world. PlaneSense will fly unit number two thousand.
Pilot, president and founder of trip support and aircraft management company Icarus Jet, Kevin Singh, has flown as chief pilot and captain on the Hawker 800-A and 850 XP, the Challenger 600 series and Global 6000.
What future technologies can do for us
May 16, 2023
Kevin Singh, CEO and founder of Icarus Jet, considers the implications of electrification and AI and asks whether the industry is prepared to fully harness them in the face of mounting environmental concerns.
Although Honeywell Anthem has been in flight test for more than a year and has accumulated more than 120 hours of flight time, this flight was the first managed by the next-generation avionics.
Honeywell's Anthem takes flight in a PC-12
May 15, 2023
The PC-12 aircraft was flown using Honeywell Anthem's fully integrated flight deck, which includes the display system and processing platform. The one-hour flight over the Phoenix, Arizona area was flown by Ed Manning.
Kevin Rodgers has two decades of experience under his belt.
Elit'Avia adds New York through Pioneer acquisition
May 15, 2023
Going forward, Michel Coulomb will continue to serve as CEO and accountable manager of Elit'Avia International, serving Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia; with Kevin Rodgers as president of Elit'Avia Americas.
Embraer and NetJets have signed a deal for up to 250 Praetor 500 jets in excess of US $5 billion.
Deliveries start by 2025 in NetJets' $5bn Praetor deal
May 12, 2023
Bringing in the 500 series alongside its 300 fleet, NetJets has placed an order for up to 250 Praetors in a deal worth more than $5bn. It has taken delivery of nearly 120 Embraer aircraft since signing a first order in 2010.
RFDS SA/NT head of flight operations Damien Heath, SES volunteer Petta and SAPOL sergeant Amanda Francis during the exercise.
Aeromedical jet makes first landing on Aussie highway
May 11, 2023
The RFDS has landed a PC24 Medi-Jet 24 on a 1,200m landing strip incorporated into a highway. The practice is more common with turboprop mediflights, but this is the first time a jet has touched down on a road.
Sixty years and more than 2,700 business jets since its foundation, Dassault Aviation continues the tradition of building beautiful, advanced-technology aircraft.
Dassault marks triumphant 60 years in the sky
May 11, 2023
Today, Dassault's strong corporate values, design ethos and relentless focus on elegant lines inside and out are embodied in two brand new models, the 5,500 nm Falcon 6X and the 7,500 nm Falcon 10X.
A passenger can activate the Emergency Autoland system by pressing a dedicated button in the cockpit.
Textron bestows Autoland on upcoming Denali
May 11, 2023
The Garmin Emergency Autoland system is the world's first certified system of its kind. It provides a means for the aircraft to land automatically in the unlikely event of pilot incapacitation. The Denali will feature it onboard.
Along with new investment, flyvbird has formed a strategic partnership with Tecnam that will deliver the company's first aircraft, the P2012.
Flyvirtual unveils flyvbird and partners with Tecnam
May 11, 2023
Flyvbird's network is determined by its customers, offering them access to closer, accessible airports reducing travel time significantly. The company's innovative approach to air travel has attracted numerous firms.
With its stunning design, spacious two times larger cabin than a typical business jet and state-of-the-art technology including unparalleled onboard connectivity, the ACJ TwoTwenty sets a new standard in long-haul business travel.
FIVE Hotels receives ACJ TwoTwenty from Comlux
May 11, 2023
The ACJ TwoTwenty is a dare-to-be-different jet, equipped with Pratt & Whitney engines and a cabin that has been engineered and designed to be the first of its kind. The spacious cabin boasts many conveniences.
The A109S Grand is equipped with advanced weather radar, which provides pilots with real-time information about weather conditions in the vicinity of the aircraft.
Grand brings night-flight capability to Elicompany
May 9, 2023
The A109S Grand is equipped with advanced avionics and IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) capabilities, allowing for safe and efficient operations even during night flights and adverse weather conditions.
The Longitude is a welcome arrival.
Las Vegas operator continues to thrive in Miami
May 8, 2023
In addition to the new base, Thrive Aviation has also taken delivery of its fourth Cessna Citation Longitude aircraft, which is now available for charter and brings the operator's core fleet of charter aircraft to 16.
The PC-12 is currently being utilised by corporate flight departments, individual owner-operators, fractional and charter companies, air ambulance service providers and in special mission roles at the local, state and national levels.
Worldwide PC-12 fleet surpasses 10 million flight hours
May 8, 2023
Pilatus delivered 80 new PC-12s in 2022 and plans to increase production to meet demand in 2023. The current model, the PC-12 NGX, is the third major variant of the type and differs significantly from the original.
Long range Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft join the Global 7500 and Challenger 3500 as the world’s only business jets carrying an EPD.
Bombardier publishes EPDs for Global 5500 and 6500
May 4, 2023
Environmental Product Declarations inform on an aircraft’s environmental footprint across its life cycle. Bombardier analysed environmental incidence of thousands of aircraft parts to create transparent reports.
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