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Premium jet provider Flexjet unveils new European private helicopter division
Premium jet provider Flexjet unveils new European private helicopter division

Flexjet, a global leader in private aviation, has welcomed its first super-midsize Sikorsky S-76 helicopter to its European fleet, as it becomes the first private jet operator in Europe to launch an in-house, integrated helicopter division.

Decline in year-on-year bizjet activity widens for 7th consecutive week
Decline in year-on-year bizjet activity widens for 7th consecutive week

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Growing luxury travel market: how private airlines meet increasing passenger demands
Growing luxury travel market: how private airlines meet increasing passenger demands

The global luxury travel market is on the rise, as more and more travellers seek exclusive and unique experiences.

Lufthansa Technik hands over A350 Theodor Heuss
Lufthansa Technik hands over A350 Theodor Heuss

Lufthansa Technik AG handed over another new Airbus A350 government aircraft to the German Armed Forces. Prior to this, the modern long-haul jet was ceremonially christened Theodor Heuss, after the first President of the Federal Republic of Germany. Already tomorrow, the aircraft will be ferried from Lufthansa Techniks Hamburg base to Cologne-Wahn airport to be officially put into political-parliamentary flight service by the German Airforce.

The latest AW09 prototype performed its maiden flight
The latest AW09 prototype performed its maiden flight

The latest AW09 prototype, designated PS4 and featuring the new Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K engine, performed its maiden flight in Mollis Switzerland on 16 March 2023.

Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub in Dubai South breaks ground on hangar facility for helicopters
Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub in Dubai South breaks ground on hangar facility for helicopters

Dubai South, the citys newest development, has recently broken ground on the Mohammed Bin Rashid Aerospace Hub, which will be home to a state-of-the-art hangar facility for helicopters.

European authorities approve ExecuJet MRO Services to provide line maintenance throughout Europe
European authorities approve ExecuJet MRO Services to provide line maintenance throughout Europe

European regulators have approved ExecuJet MRO Services Belgium, to provide line maintenance in other European countries.

Jung Sky adds a certified Part145 organisation to its service portfolio
Jung Sky adds a certified Part145 organisation to its service portfolio

Jung Sky adds a certified Part145 organisation to its service portfolio Croatia-based business aviation operator Jung Sky has lots of reasons for contentment looking back at 2022.

Norwegian Air Ambulance expands its H145 fleet
Norwegian Air Ambulance expands its H145 fleet

The Norwegian Air Ambulance is ordering two five-bladed H145s to be used for life-saving missions in Norway.

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VIP Completions unveils fully refurbished Bombardier Global Express
VIP Completions unveils fully refurbished Bombardier Global Express

VIP Completions, providers of aircraft completions and refurbishment services, today unveiled a spectacular Bombardier Global Express that it recently delivered to an unnamed client.

Charter market dipping 15% in March compared to last year
Charter market dipping 15% in March compared to last year

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Top trends in fractional jet ownership for 2023
Top trends in fractional jet ownership for 2023

Fractional aircraft flights reached a new record level in 2022, with hours flown growing even more than charter flights or wholly owned flights, according to data from ARGUS TRAQPak. These figures confirm the trend of significant growth across the whole of private aviation in the last two years.

COMLUX joins MEBAA Board
COMLUX joins MEBAA Board

MEBAA is proud to announce the latest addition to its Board, Comlux, represented by its Chairman & CEO Richard Gaona. Comlux has been a member of MEBAA since 2010, and their recent addition to the board is a testament to their commitment to the business aviation industry in the region.

Teamster Flight Dispatchers Slam Netjets Over Wages, Recruitment, Retention
Teamster Flight Dispatchers Slam Netjets Over Wages, Recruitment, Retention

Teamster flight dispatchers with Local 284 in Columbus, Ohio, are calling out the Berkshire Hathaway-owned NetJets, an air carrier that operates private jets for the ultra-wealthy, for refusing to offer better wages even as the company faces recruitment and retention problems.

Two orders placed by North American customers for Airbus Corporate Helicopters
Two orders placed by North American customers for Airbus Corporate Helicopters

Demand for Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) in North America continues to grow, with notable ACH130 orders being placed by Franklin Mountain Management and Sylvain Oligny.

flyExclusive Unveils PLATINUM Jet Club
flyExclusive Unveils PLATINUM Jet Club

Limited to the first 100 Members, PLATINUM Jet Club will offer 12-month fixed pricing, no Peak Day premiums, and no membership fee.

ArcosJet to display Gulfstream IV-SP at 2023 BAC in Tel-Aviv
ArcosJet to display Gulfstream IV-SP at 2023 BAC in Tel-Aviv

Dubai-based global aircraft brokerage firm ArcosJet will feature a Gulfstream IV-SP long-range business jet at the static display of the TLV Business Aviation Conference. The event will take place March 14−16, 2023, in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Airbus Corporate Helicopters refreshes ACH130 Aston Martin Edition with revised range of interior and exterior colours
Airbus Corporate Helicopters refreshes ACH130 Aston Martin Edition with revised range of interior and exterior colours

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has unveiled an eye-catching new range of external liveries and cabin interiors for its ACH130 Aston Martin Edition.

Airbus delivers first ACH160 Exclusive helicopter
Airbus delivers first ACH160 Exclusive helicopter

Airbus Corporate Helicopters has delivered the first example of the ACH160 Exclusive helicopter.

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