Aviation Industry Press Releases

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Bombardier Grows its Global Family of Business Jets with Launch of Global 5500 and Global 6500 Aircraft Geneva, May 27, 2018 – Bombardier Business Aircraft is proud to unveil two additions to its business jet fleet: the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft, with class-leading ranges of 5,700 and 6,600 nautical miles, respectively, top speeds of Mach 0.90 and Bombardier’s smooth ride technology. “Bombardier’s two newest Global aircraft are the result of our unrelenting...
Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional Team Up To Save More Lives Anchorage, Alaska, May 29, 2018 - In the past four years, Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional LifeFlight swiftly transported nearly 10,000 critically ill patients to local hospitals. The largest air medical transport company and longest-tenured air medevac company in Alaska respectively achieved this significant number of patient transports while providing service across a state with...
In Europe, an Essential Industry Redoubles its Investment in Fuels, and the Future Geneva, Switzerland, May 28, 2018 – Today, a coalition of international business aviation organizations joined government officials to redouble their focus on advancing the development and adoption of Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF), reflecting the industry's long-standing commitment to emissions reduction, including, among other aims, carbon neutrality from 2020...
BACA and EBAA Unite Forces to Combat Illegal Charter Flights May 21, 2018 - BACA - The Air Charter Association Ltd. and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) today announced their decision to join forces to combat illegal charter flights – often referred to as grey charter – where aircraft that have not been approved for paying passengers are used for charter. BACA and EBAA will collectively gather data, via a joint reporting...
TAG Farnborough Airport Selected as Location for New Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. UK Service Centre FARNBOROUGH, 29 May 2018 – Europe’s leading business aviation airport, TAG Farnborough Airport has been chosen as the location for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation’s London Area Service Centre with a state of the art, purpose-built facility expected to be operational by the third quarter of 2020.   The new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility will...
Business Aviation at Home in Dubai Dubai, UAE. 29 May 2018 - Business aviation in the UAE is booming, and this growth is illustrated by the increase in business aviation presence at the biennial Dubai Airshow. The 2017 edition saw a huge representation of the industry flock to DWC, Dubai Airshow Site last November, spanning OEMs, FBOs, service providers and the complete supply chain. Combined figures for both Dubai airports...
HondaJet Latest OEM to Sign Up for the CBAA 2018 Static Display With only two weeks to go before the start of CBAA 2018, business aviation’s premier event, we are pleased to announce that HondaJet is the latest aircraft manufacturer to join our world-class OEMs at the static display. The largest static display of corporate and private aircraft in Canada, this year’s venue at Chartright FBO features more than 19 aircraft presented by...
JSSI Acquires Conklin & de Decker EBACE – Geneva, Switzerland – May 28, 2018 - Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry, has acquired Conklin & de Decker Associates. An industry leader in aviation research, Conklin & de Decker has provided a wide range of aircraft cost and performance data to the business...
Gogo and Iridium Partner to Deliver Best-in-Class Aircraft Connectivity MCLEAN, Va., May 29, 2018 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) today announced Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO) as the newest value-added manufacturer (VAM) for Iridium Certus aviation terminals. Gogo has also been selected as an Iridium Certus service provider, making it the first company to design and manufacture terminals, while also providing the new L-band broadband service for business...
EBACE2018 to be Dedicated to the Legacy of Aviation Leader Serge Dassault Geneva, Switzerland May 28, 2018 – European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) Chairman Juergen Wiese joined today with National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) President and CEO Ed Bolen in honoring the life and legacy of Dassault Group chairman emeritus and business aviation leader Serge Dassault, who passed away on May 28 at age 93. Bolen and Wiese further announced that the...