Aviation Industry Press Releases

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EBACE 2011 Achieves Second Highest Attendance and Record Exhibitors at 11th Annual Event Geneva, Switzerland, May 23, 2011 – The 11th Annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE 2011) ended its three-day show with records in the number of Exhibitors and exhibit spaces and an increase in attendance amid welcome news that business aviation traffic is trending upward. Event organizers pointed to positive signs, including 12,751 Attendees from 108...
Jeroen Koot Becomes New President Of Fokker Aircraft Services (FAS) On May, 4th 2011 the Executive Board of Fokker Technologies appointed Jeroen Koot as President of Fokker Aircraft Services, replacing Mr. Edwin Schilling. Mr. Koot has extensive industrial experience in system engineering for, amongst others, the railway and luxury yachting industries. From 2000 - 2005 he was Managing Director of Stork RMO where he led a major restructuring programme....
Universal Jet Aviation Adds the Ultimate Business Jet – Boeing BBJ The Boeing Business Jet BBJ is the ultimate VIP private jet. The ultra long-range cabin offers unprecedented space to the passengers with separate seating areas, and bedrooms throughout the cabin including two full bathrooms with shower facilities. The extended capabilities of the BBJ allow non-stop service for 10+ hours, connecting New York to Dubai while cruising at Mach 0.80. With nearly...
2011 European Business Aviation Awards Presented To Industry Champions Peter Lonergan, Richard Gaona Geneva, Switzerland, May 17, 2011 –The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that former Biggin Hill Airport Director Peter Lonergan and Comlux Aviation Group President Richard Ganoa are the recipients of the 2011 European Business Aviation Awards. The awards were presented during the opening day of the 11th...
Par Avion Ltd. Launches New Web Site HOUSTON, Texas (April 11, 2011)  -- Par Avion Ltd. has launched its new Web site  -- www.paravionltd.com --  with expanded content and added interactive social media functionality.  Par Avion Ltd. is an international aircraft marketing firm based in Houston. The firm specializes in the exclusive representation and acquisition of business aircraft with special expertise...
AERO Specialties Named N.W. Region Exporter of the Year May 10th, 2011 - Boise, Idaho. AERO Specialties, Inc., a leading manufacturer and international distributer of aircraft ground support equipment is proud to announce it has received the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2011 Northwest Region Exporter of the Year award. This recognition comes in addition to being designated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the 2011...
Flying Colours awarded Preferred Completion Centre status by LIST Second aircraft,  a Challenger 601, to be fitted with unique stone flooring Flying Colours Corp., a global aviation service company based in Canada and LIST components and furniture GmbH of Austria are celebrating a newly-ratified partnership agreement at EBACE, Europe’s premier business aviation show.   LIST has appointed Flying Colours as its preferred completion...
Twin Commanders Ready for Busy Wildfire Season In the first four months of 2011 there have been 22,500 wildfires recorded across the United States affecting 2,298,444 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center—and that was before the prime summer wildfire season had even started.   Wildfires are a significant, ongoing problem in the U.S. and Canada, especially on public lands, and battling them is a...
Satcom Direct Becomes Distribution Partner for Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro Satcom Direct becomes Distribution Partner for Inmarsat’s global satellite phone services; offers service directly to government, military, and corporate aviation customers and resellers Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro We are committed to developing exclusive applications and nurturing partnerships to ensure we deliver solutions to fit the growing needs and requirements of our...
AMSTAT Releases latest Market Update Report showing more improvement in the Business Aviation Market Tinton Falls, NJ – May 2, 2011: According to AMSTAT, the leading provider of corporate aviation fleet and operator information, 2.4% of the active fleet of worldwide business jets changed hands via resale retail transactions in Q1 of 2011. The same report goes on to add that while 2.4% is a low value for this metric by historic standards (the 20-year average for bizjets is 3.3%), it is...