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Airbus Helicopters H160 granted FAA certification
Airbus Helicopters H160 granted FAA certification

Airbus Helicopters has received certification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the H160 helicopter, marking a significant milestone in the aircraft's development and positioning it for entry into the U.S. market.

Bizjet activity stabilizing slightly behind 2022, well ahead of 2019
Bizjet activity stabilizing slightly behind 2022, well ahead of 2019

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Activity dipping in California, Texas, Italy, but robust from Middle East
Activity dipping in California, Texas, Italy, but robust from Middle East

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Gulfstream G280 cleared for operations at St-Tropez in La Môle
Gulfstream G280 cleared for operations at St-Tropez in La Môle

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the super-midsize Gulfstream G280 has been cleared for operations at Frances Airport of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez located in La Môle. The aircraft recently flew several takeoff and landing demonstrations at the short-field airport.

Honeywell to help digitize the skies through new R&D programs in Europe
Honeywell to help digitize the skies through new R&D programs in Europe

Honeywell will participate in new research and development projects under the SESAR 3 Joint Undertaking partnership and its Digital European Sky program.

Tecnam to postpone the P-Volt programme
Tecnam to postpone the P-Volt programme

After three years of intensive studies covering the entire lifecycle of an all-electric aircraft, Tecnam has concluded that the time for P-Volt is not yet ripe, although research activities will continue to explore new emerging technologies.

Latest week sees 7% dip in YOY traffic, 19% up on 2019
Latest week sees 7% dip in YOY traffic, 19% up on 2019

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IBAC Announces New IS-BAO Protocol Standardization Online Course
IBAC Announces New IS-BAO Protocol Standardization Online Course

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and Aviation Safety Solutions, have launched a new online educational offering, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Protocol Standardization (IPS) course.

May 2023 global bizjet activity moderately behind May 2022
May 2023 global bizjet activity moderately behind May 2022

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AEA unveils first-quarter 2023 avionics market report
AEA unveils first-quarter 2023 avionics market report

The Aircraft Electronics Association released its first-quarter 2023 Avionics Market Report. In the first three months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $777,640,387.48, or more than $777 million as reported by the participating companies.

Analysis reveals growth in Canadian business aviation market
Analysis reveals growth in Canadian business aviation market

New research by Horizon Aircraft (Company or Horizon), a Canadian based innovative leader in hybrid electric Vertical Take-off and Landing (eVTOL) aerial vehicles, reveals Canada is seeing strong growth in its business aviation sector. In 2022, there were 182,354 business aircraft departures in Canada, which was 35.63% more than in 2019 (before the pandemic) when the corresponding figure was 134,445. Globally, there was a rise of 16.78% in the number of business aircraft departures between these two years.

Bizjet activity dropping amid challenging environment for charter operators
Bizjet activity dropping amid challenging environment for charter operators

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Business aviation flying high as corporate buyer roars back to life, Jetcraft forecast finds
Business aviation flying high as corporate buyer roars back to life, Jetcraft forecast finds

The aviation specialist predicts a total of 11,429 transactions representing $74.4B in revenue over the next five years

Bizjet demand in Europe stuttering, steadier elsewhere
Bizjet demand in Europe stuttering, steadier elsewhere

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Global Jet Capital publishes annual business jet market forecast
Global Jet Capital publishes annual business jet market forecast

Global Jet Capital, a global leader in financial solutions for business aircraft, released its annual Business Jet Market Forecast today. In the updated report, the company projects continued growth for the next five years. The forecast also contains insights and projections for the business aviation market through 2027, including breakdowns of new deliveries and pre-owned transactions. The high level of detail in the report is based on outputs generated by Global Jet Capitals proprietary transaction forecast model.

Choppy charter market as industry heads into EBACE
Choppy charter market as industry heads into EBACE

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Pre-owned business jet marketplace: did ALTEA rightly anticipate the current state of the market? And what might be coming?
Pre-owned business jet marketplace: did ALTEA rightly anticipate the current state of the market? And what might be coming?

Nearly six months on fromALTEAs insight into the pre-owned business jet marketplace, the specialist consulting firm examines their predictions as the business aviation industry plans to gather at EBACE (European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition) in Geneva in just a few days time.

Vista announces a record first quarter 2023 and execution of strategic milestones
Vista announces a record first quarter 2023 and execution of strategic milestones

Vista Global Holding (Vista), the worlds leading global private aviation group, provides an update on Q1 2023, with high double-digit growth and strong sales momentum in 2022 continuing to prevail through 2023.

Embraer and NetJets announce deal for up to 250 Praetor 500 jets in excess of US $5 billion
Embraer and NetJets announce deal for up to 250 Praetor 500 jets in excess of US $5 billion

NetJets has signed a new deal with Embraer for up to 250 Praetor 500 jet options, which includes a comprehensive services and support agreement. The deal is valued in excess of US $5 billion, with deliveries expected to begin in 2025, and will be NetJets first time offering the midsize Praetor 500 to customers.

Bizjet demand still well above 2019 as summer season nears
Bizjet demand still well above 2019 as summer season nears

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