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Comlux welcomes a fourth ACJ320neo for cabin completion
Comlux welcomes a fourth ACJ320neo for cabin completion

Comlux is pleased to announce that it has taken delivery of a new Airbus ACJ320neo in Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France. The aircraft has just landed in Comlux Indianapolis facilities for cabin completion; it is the fourth one since the launch of the ACJ320neo program.

Europe turns corner as US market surges ahead
Europe turns corner as US market surges ahead

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Cessna Citation Longitude achieves EASA certification
Cessna Citation Longitude achieves EASA certification

Textron Aviation announced its flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet achieved certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing the way for customer deliveries to begin in the region.

IADA: BizJet Market Spooling Up, But Lower Inventory Puts Pressure on Pricing
IADA: BizJet Market Spooling Up, But Lower Inventory Puts Pressure on Pricing

The second quarter market report from the International Aircraft Dealers Association indicates that the used business aircraft market has been climbing as the economy improves. However, for sale inventory for late model private aircraft is tight, placing upward tension on prices.

Extensive List of New Features for the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet
Extensive List of New Features for the Pilatus PC-24 Super Versatile Jet

Based on customer feedback from over 50,000 hours of fleet operations, Pilatus has incorporated numerous new features into Super Versatile Jets which come off the production line from this year onward. As it is Pilatus core philosophy to continuously improve and provide support over the life of the aircraft, many of these new features can be retrofitted in earlier serial number PC-24s.

Bizav traffic smashes records for Fourth of July holiday
Bizav traffic smashes records for Fourth of July holiday

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The global helicopter fleet with Helionix avionics logs 500,000+ flight hours
The global helicopter fleet with Helionix avionics logs 500,000+ flight hours

Underscoring its growing popularity with operators worldwide, Airbus Helicopters Helionix avionics suite now equips more than 500 H135, H145, H160, and H175 rotorcraft around the world with over half a million flight hours logged to date by this fleet.

Gulfstream Delivers Final G550 For Commercial Use
Gulfstream Delivers Final G550 For Commercial Use

Gulfstream Aerospace announced it has delivered the final commercial Gulfstream G550 to an international customer, further increasing the worldwide fleet of more than 600 G550s already in service.

Third Falcon 6X Joins Test Program
Third Falcon 6X Joins Test Program

A third Falcon 6X recently took flight and joined Dassault Aviations flight test campaign, moving the new long-range extra widebody twin a step closer to anticipated certification in 2022. Falcon 6X s/n 003 is fitted with a full interior and will be used for cabin design validation.

Football Championship kick-starts European bizav recovery
Football Championship kick-starts European bizav recovery

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Jet Aviation Acquires ExecuJets Zurich FBO and Hangar Operations and Luxaviations Swiss Aircraft Management and Charter Division
Jet Aviation Acquires ExecuJets Zurich FBO and Hangar Operations and Luxaviations Swiss Aircraft Management and Charter Division

Jet Aviation announced today that it has acquired ExecuJets Zurich FBO and Hangar Operations and Luxaviations Swiss Aircraft Management and Charter Division. With this acquisition the company adds a second FBO terminal, two private ramps and two hangars to its Zurich footprint and 17 aircraft to its European fleet.

Europe's first day of summer sees activity back up to 2019 levels
Europe's first day of summer sees activity back up to 2019 levels

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GlobeAir wins over commercial airlines experiencing covid-related drawbacks this summer
GlobeAir wins over commercial airlines experiencing covid-related drawbacks this summer

Europes leading private jet provider, GlobeAir, ensures less than 15 minutes of boarding time and a complete overview of travel regulations, whilst commercial airlines cant keep up with the newest safety measures causing unnecessary stress, frustration and time loss for travellers.

Hansueli Loosli elected Chairman of Pilatus
Hansueli Loosli elected Chairman of Pilatus

Hansueli Loosli has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Pilatus Annual General Meeting. In addition, the AGM elected two further notable members: Martin P. Furrer and Mario Rossi.

Global business jet traffic in June trending 12% above pre-covid
Global business jet traffic in June trending 12% above pre-covid

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Avolon and Vertical Aerospace announce worlds largest eVTOL aircraft order
Avolon and Vertical Aerospace announce worlds largest eVTOL aircraft order

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Vertical Aerospace (Vertical), the most advanced electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) company in the world, announce a ground-breaking US$2 billion order for up to 500 electric eVTOL aircraft.

Charter and Fractional customers push US market to new highs
Charter and Fractional customers push US market to new highs

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Air Charter Service sees stronger recovery for business travel than expected
Air Charter Service sees stronger recovery for business travel than expected

Air Charter Service (ACS) has seen global private jet business travel booking numbers for the first quarter of 2021 reach 76% of 2019 levels exceeding its original forecast. This suggests that the recovery of business travel is progressing to such an extent that bookings could increase beyond ACSs prediction of eventually resuming to 85% of pre-pandemic levels this year.

UTG Private Aviation: new life of business aviation center at Domodedovo airport
UTG Private Aviation: new life of business aviation center at Domodedovo airport

UTG Private Aviation, fix-based operator (FBO) at Domodedovo airport, has started the first stage of a full-scale renovation of current business aviation terminal. Renovation will be completed by the end of 2022. At the same time new terminal construction project is scheduled.

EBAA points out missed opportunities in aviation emissions study
EBAA points out missed opportunities in aviation emissions study

In a report titled 'Private jets: can the super rich supercharge zero-emission aviation?', Brussels-based NGO Transport & Environment, goes into depth on the evolution of Business aviation emissions in recent years and suggests that there are few arguments to be made in defending the existence of the sector.

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