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The Falcon 10X interior has been recognised for its excellence with a Red Dot award.
Dassault sets Falcon 10X production under way
May 23, 2022
The world's highest viewing room in the sky.
VistaJet unveils sky high fine art showroom
May 17, 2022
Over 80 per cent of VistaJet members share a passion for art, according to the company, and a partnership with Frieze Art Fairs brings the art directly to them in the air; the world's highest viewing room in the sky.
Modern Aviation CEO Mark Carmen.
Modern Aviation updates its FBO portfolio with Sacramento trio
May 17, 2022
Modern Aviation has agreed to acquire SACjet's three Sacramento, California-based FBOs, bringing its network total to twelve locations. The company will hire all current operational employees.
Ready to leave the hangar to kick off the next chapter in Citation XLS history.
First of the latest Citation XLS variant enters service
May 8, 2022
More than a thousand 560XL series jets have been delivered throughout the past 25 years, and this latest variant is said to have been moulded by customer feedback. Creature comforts abound.
The client's love of entertaining is reflected in the interior design.
VIP Completions showcases customised Boeing interior
April 30, 2022
VIP Completions has proudly unveiled the spectacular interior of a completely refurbished Boeing 767, the fourth project for client, entrepreneur, businessman and attorney John H Ruiz.
Trident's Martin State airport hangar in Baltimore.
Trident Aircraft doubles managed fleet for 2022
April 30, 2022
Trident had a huge year in 2021, more than doubling the size of its managed fleet. But it doesn't stop there; it will also be adding four super-mids and several turboprops to its 135 certificate this quarter.
Avfuel manager of alternative fuels Keith Sawyer.
Tips for topping up the tank, more sustainably
April 28, 2022
We talk about reducing emissions from aviation, but fill our aircraft up with high polluting fuel. It packs a lot of energy for its weight, and it is this energy that has really enabled commercial flight.
“Wichita was the obvious choice as the home of Bombardier's new U.S. headquarters and Bombardier Defense,” says Éric Martel, president and CEO, Bombardier.
Wichita assumes the role of Bombardier US headquarters
April 24, 2022
Bombardier's footprint in Wichita includes an expanding service centre that supports Bombardier's entire family of Learjet, Challenger and Global jets. The site also continues to operate its leading flight test centre.
The Tecnam P2012 Traveller will be the fifth aircraft type in the Southern Airways fleet.
Southern plans fleet of six Tecnam P2012 Travellers
April 24, 2022
Southern Airways looked at every current nine-seat option, and always came back to the Traveller as the best aircraft for its specialty routes. It rates the in-flight experience and low operating costs highly.
Blackcomb general manager Tim Boyle.
Elbow River acquisition expands Blackcomb's Bell fleet
April 17, 2022
Believing the aviation industry requires consolidation in order to remain competitive, Blackcomb has acquired fellow Canada-based helicopter operator Elbow River. The transaction provides additional aircraft and personnel.
The Inter American University of Puerto Rico placed an order for a Piper Seminole during Sun-n-Fun aerospace expo.
Puerto Rico uni places Piper Seminole order
April 17, 2022
A new Seminole will wend its way to Puerto Rico early next year; the first for the country in 20 years. It will be used to support the School of Aeronautic's airway science degree courses.
It's a great market for sellers, not so good for buyers.
IADA reports strong quarter for business jet sales
April 17, 2022
The bull market for pre-owned business aircraft has continued in 1Q22 for IADA members. They closed 288 deals from January-March, compared to 213 transactions in the same period in 2022, a 35 per cent increase.
Up to 30 Cessna Citation CJ3+ jets will be making their way to flyExclusive over the next few years.
flyExclusive ramps up CJ3+ numbers for fractional impact
April 17, 2022
An order for up to 30 CJ3+s launches flyExclusive into the fractional marketplace. Five aircraft will be delivered during 2023, the rest through to 2025.
The 4,996 solar panels on the roof of Pilatus’ newest timber hall produce around 1,700,000 kWh of electricity per year.
Pilatus flies high at end of 2021 financial year
April 11, 2022
With 152 new aircraft delivered in 2021, Pilatus saw high demand across its business units despite disruptions to supply chains. Sales reached ChF 1.3bn and the OEM took orders worth ChF 1.7 bn.
Golf champion Joh Rahm has swapped fractional ownership for the VistaJet programme.
Golfing champ putts life into VistaJet programme
April 11, 2022
The best sports stars are choosing to travel with VistaJet according to the company. Ahead of The 2022 Masters Tournament, golfer Jon Rahm was unveiled as a programme member and brand ambassador.
This P2012 Traveller is going to serve the local communities of Alaska.
Kenai puts P2012 to work on Alaskan operations
April 7, 2022
Kenai Aviation is leading the way in Alaskan operations with its P2012 Traveller. The company believes other operators will be quick to acquire one once it proves its capabilities.
P&WC's new PT6E-66TX engine for the TBM 960 is optimised with digital intelligence.
Daher launches speedy TBM 960 with digital power
April 7, 2022
Daher's speedy TBM 960 takes the maximum advantage of today's turboprop technology to provide digital control of the new PT6E-66XT engine and the propeller. Deliveries begin soon.
Irena Deville says the business aviation industry must be innovators.
The importance of exploiting the eVTOL opportunity
April 6, 2022
It is time for the business aviation industry to get on board with electric. Early entry in the adoption curve will get us ahead of the game explains The ACA Sustainability & Innovation Group member Irena Deville.
Elite Team Offices owner Guy Stockbridge accepts the keys to his new M2 Gen2 from Textron Aviation regional sales director Natalie Stadelman.
Landscaping experts put first Citation M2 Gen2 into service
April 5, 2022
The first Cessna Citation M2 Gen2 has been to delivered to a California customer. The versatile light jet enjoys performance and cabin amenities often found only in larger jets.
Operations FAASTeam programme manager Mark Gaffney presents the FAA Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award to Duncan Aviation senior captain Larry Bartlett.
Duncan senior captain honoured as FAA master pilot
April 5, 2022
The Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award is the most prestigious award the FAA issues to pilots certified under Title 14 of the Code of Regulations (14 CFR) part 61. This years winner is Duncan Aviation's Larry Bartlett.
Global access is reality the 7500’s 7,700 nm range.
Global 7500 marks milestone delivery for Bombardier and VistaJet
April 4, 2022
With ten 7500s to its name, and more expected over the course of this year, VistaJet becomes the largest operator of this ultra-long range jet. OEM Bombardier helped celebrate this latest addition, its 100th delivery.
Learjet employees and Bombardier senior executives pose outside the Wichita hangar with the final production Learjet.
After 58 years Bombardier delivers the final Learjet
April 1, 2022
Bombardier has ended production of its Learjet series. The Canadian company will refocus its facilities in Wichita towards flight test and special-missions aircraft.
Grandview Aviation will now be part of the GMR family within the AirMed division.
GMR completes GrandView purchase
April 1, 2022
The acquisition of Baltimore-based GrandView brings organ procurement expertise to the capabilities of Global Medical Response under its AirMed International arm.
The Brian Foley Associates founder says that while new business jet sales soar, some OEMs are not building more (yet).
Jet production stalls amid soaring sales
April 1, 2022
The industry is rife with opportunity, demand is high, but where are the brand new aircraft? Brian Foley explains why OEMs are failing to match sales with deliveries.
Volato co-founder and CEO Matt Liotta.
Volato makes Gulf Coast Aviation acquisition
March 28, 2022
The acquisition of Gold Coast Aviation broadens Volato's reach across the US and means its fractional owners have fewer repositioning fees and access to a larger charter fleet. All GCA employees will be retained.
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