Airbus is announcing an essential restructuring in its Executive Committee leadership. Christian Scherer is set to take on the helm as the CEO of the Commercial Aircraft business.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced plans to renew its older generation long-haul fleet with all Airbus A350 family aircraft in the coming years. The… Read More »KLM Announces Switch to All A350 Long-Haul Fleet with AF-KLM 50 Order+40 Option
When it comes to environmental sustainability in aviation, most of the attention is usually focused on fuel emissions. However, another essential aspect often goes unnoticed: an aircraft’s End-of-Life (EoL) stage. Recently, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) took a pioneering step in this field by releasing a comprehensive study titled ‘Assessment of the environmental sustainability status in the Aviation Maintenance and Production Organisation (M&P) Domain.’
Airbus Helicopters recently made headlines at the German National Aviation Conference in Hamburg by introducing the PioneerLab, their cutting-edge twin-engine technology demonstrator. Positioned as an integral part of Airbus’ ongoing series of FlightLabs, PioneerLab is a monumental step forward in testing new technologies to reduce emissions, enhance autonomy, and incorporate bio-based materials.
Flexjet is setting new standards for connectivity on private jet flights. The private aviation company has teamed up with Starlink—a division of SpaceX—to offer unparalleled in-flight Wi-Fi. Flexjet aircraft Owners can now enjoy high-speed internet capabilities that rival what they expect in their boardrooms.
Embraer and FlightSafety Enhance Pilot Training with New Praetor Full-Flight Simulators in the US and Europe
In a move that underscores the growing global demand for specialized pilot training, Embraer and FlightSafety International have announced the inauguration of a new Praetor full-flight simulator in Orlando, Florida. Another simulator will be operational in Europe by the end of 2024, significantly expanding the training infrastructure for Praetor jets.
Textron Aviation and NetJets, the world’s largest private jet company, have signed a record-breaking fleet agreement allowing NetJets to acquire up to 1,500 additional Cessna… Read More »Textron Aviation and NetJets Ink Record-Breaking Fleet Agreement for 1,500 Cessna Citation Jets
Joby Aviation, Inc., a frontrunner in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft development for commercial service, has picked Dayton, Ohio, the birthplace of aviation… Read More »Joby Picks US Birthplace of Aviation for eVTOL Manufacturing Hub
According to Boeing’s latest Commercial Market Outlook (CMO), China’s commercial airliner fleet is anticipated to more than double in the next two decades, reaching approximately 9,600 jets. With such exponential growth, China will account for 20% of global airplane deliveries over the next 20 years.
Air Lease Corporation (NYSE: AL) has announced a long-term lease placement for one Airbus A330-200 aircraft with HiSky. Scheduled to deliver to the European carrier in 2023, this A330-200 aircraft joins one A319-100, four A320-200s, and two A321-200neo LR aircraft currently leased to HiSky from ALC.
ZeroAvia has announced that Airbus, Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital, and NEOM have co-led the company’s latest financing round.
Universal Hydrogen has achieved an important milestone in its mission to convert regional airplanes to fly on hydrogen in the coming years.
The business aviation industry is continually looking for skilled aircraft maintenance technicians. To shed light on the career opportunities in this field, the 2023 NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) is introducing its first-ever Aircraft Maintenance Competition.
Overland Airways unveils its first Embraer E175 E-Jet, the first of three scheduled for delivery. This event marks a significant step for the West African airline, an affiliate of Landover Aviation Services Company. The twenty-year-old carrier also holds options for three additional aircraft from Embraer.
Air Peace, based in Nigeria, has sealed a deal for five Embraer E175 aircraft. This acquisition highlights the airline’s ambitions to strengthen and modernize its fleet. With a list price of US$288.3m, this strategic acquisition reiterates the airline’s commitment to fleet modernization.
The Irish Business and General Aviation Association (IBGAA) gears up to host its much-anticipated second annual conference at the iconic Adare Manor in Limerick on 1 November 2023. The event offers a unique blend of executive aviation and luxury tourism discussions.
ACC Columbia Partners with Moment to Provide Premium In-flight Entertainment for Private Jet Customers
ACC Columbia, aircraft repair and maintenance, has added the Flymingo Jet onboard entertainment platform developed by Moment to its installation capabilities.
AFI KLM E&M Unveils Its State-of-the-Art Engine Shop at Orly: Pioneering a New Era of Engine Maintenance
Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) inaugurated a new engine shop at Orly. This state-of-the-art facility is the culmination of the Single Roof project initiated in 2019. Link to the virtual tour.