Buisness aviation news
Vista Global Holding (Vista), the world’s leading private aviation group, has today announced that it will be centralizing and expanding its aircraft trading service offerings with a dedicated focus on worldwide trading of business aircraft across corporates, private owners and the brokerage market.
FCG OPS continues to develop ground handling network and announces the appointment of Vladimir Zlatanov as country manager in Bulgaria.
With customer input at the forefront of its product investments, Textron Aviation announced it is bringing the revolutionary Garmin Emergency Autoland system to its new clean-sheet design Beechcraft Denali single-engine turboprop. The new feature is being implemented into the aircraft’s development and flight test program and will be available as a standard feature at time of entry into service.
Bombardier announced that all Challenger 3500 aircraft will now be equipped with Iridium Certus connectivity as a baseline feature, providing clients with a highly reliable internet service. Collaborating with Collins Aerospace, Bombardier’s Preferred Service Provider for fleetwide connectivity services, this new offering will support the aircraft’s exquisite on-board experience and ensure heightened productivity.
“For an aircraft to fly well, it must be beautiful,” Marcel Dassault famously said. Already well known for the sleek Mirage fighters, Dassault –the man and the company –proved the adage once again on May 4, 1963 with the first flight of the Mystère 20, the company’s first business jet. With an eye toward the sizable American market, it was soon rebranded the Falcon 20.
Garmin announced it recently received the 2022 Operational Excellence Award from Airbus Helicopters at their annual Supplier Conference in Marignane, France. In addition to recognizing excellence in on-time delivery and quality, the award highlights Garmin’s outstanding performance amid a period of global supply chain challenges.
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Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is adding a highly automated carbon reporting tool to the SD Pro operating system. The new reporting module leverages real-time data generated by SD’s FlightDeck Freedom (FDF) datalink service, which accurately captures fuel burn information.
Lilium N.V., developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, has announced a capital raise for up to $250 million, with $100 million funded at close.
As part of its ongoing commitment to provide customers with unparalleled levels of safety standards, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, a leading business aviation services provider, has announced that it has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 3 certification for its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) located at Dubai South.
Bombardier announced that it has completed a thorough analysis of the Global 5500 and Global 6500 in order to publish Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for two of its large aircraft. They join the Global 7500 aircraft and the Challenger 3500 aircraft as business aviation’s only EPD-designated jets.
Comlux, a leader in business aviation, transaction, and completion services, has delivered the world’s first ACJ TwoTwenty with a brand new cabin certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to FIVE Hotels and Resorts. The VIP cabin was completed in 14 months obtaining a full EASA certification. The aircraft operated by Comlux is now available for charter while based in Dubai, UAE.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has delivered a Gulfstream G600 to private jet charter company Thrive Aviation. The addition of the next-generation Gulfstream aircraft marks Thrive’s expansion into the long-range, on-demand private charter market.
The global fleet of more than 1,900 Pilatus PC-12s cruises past the ten million flight hours milestone since delivery of the first model. Pilatus leadership sees even greater future sales opportunities for the "World’s Greatest Single".
AERO 2023 has once again lived up to its claim of being the leading international trade show for General Aviation with this year's edition.
Jet Aviation announced that it has partnered with FlyORO, a fuel blending services provider, to offer custom blends of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at its Singapore Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Seletar Airport. The tailored SAF blends use FlyORO’s AlphaLite technology and is available immediately.
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Cirrus Aircraft unveiled a new, destination-inspired Limited Edition aircraft to commemorate the 9,000th SR Series aircraft delivery. The 9,000th Limited Edition SR Series reflects the thousands of Cirrus Aircraft owners who embody the Cirrus Life empowering them to travel to different destinations without constraint or boundaries. Whether it is to grow one’s business, spend time with family or explore the world, Cirrus aircraft owners are experiencing more from the comfort of their advanced, luxurious SR Series aircraft.