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Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Posted 24 March 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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FlightSafety starts only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme

Posted 22 March 2017

FlightSafety International, that has training facilities in South Africa, has announced the start of the only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme located close to operators in

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Embraer flies fourth E190-E2 prototype and advances in the certification campaign

Posted 20 March 2017

Embraer has performed the maiden flight of the E190-E2 fourth prototype, which was completed in two hours. This aircraft will be used for specific interior tests such as cabin evacuation,

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Embraer-CAE Training Services to launch Phenom 100 and 300 jet training in Amsterdam

Posted 17 March 2017

Embraer-CAE Training Services (ECTS) will expand its training programmes for Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 pilots and maintenance technicians through the addition of a new location at CAE's

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Embraer rolls out the E195-E2

Posted 8 March 2017

Embraer has presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2.

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Third PC-24 Prototype completes maiden flight

Posted 7 March 2017

The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield yesterday (March 6) at 9.45 to complete its maiden flight.

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Second Bombardier Global 7000 flight test vehicle takes to the skies

Posted 6 March 2017

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft programme's second flight test vehicle (FTV2) completed its initial flight.

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Gulfstream flies second G600 test aircraft

Posted 27 February 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the second Gulfstream G600 completed its first flight, spending 4 hours and 26 minutes in the air and officially joining the flight-test campaign.

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Embraer Phenom 300 is the world's most delivered business jet

Posted 23 February 2017

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 63 Phenom 300 light jets in 2016, the highest volume of any business jet model for the year, according to a report made by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

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Gulfstream G280 sets speed record in Dakar

Posted 22 February 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace has said its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set another speed record in Africa, flying from Windhoek, Namibia, in the southern part of the continent to Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast. The flight took 7 hours and 38

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Embraer appoints new CEO for Executive Jets business unit

Posted 17 February 2017

Embraer has appointed Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of its Executive Jets business unit.

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Gulfstream G280 earns significant overwater record

Posted 24 January 2017

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set a speed record between Carlsbad, California, and Kalaoa, Hawaii, completing the overwater flight in just 4 hours and 47 minutes.

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Moroccan bizav specialist Alfa Air sets up Ivorian unit

Posted 23 January 2017

Alfa Air is set to enter the West African business aviation market through its recently established Alfa Air of Africa unit in the Ivory Coast, reports ch-aviation.

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Bombardier Business Aircraft completes over 200 96-month inspections on Challenger jets

Posted 17 January 2017

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced its Service Centre Network has completed over 200 96-month heavy inspections on Challenger business jets.

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Global Jet Centre launch new website

Posted 12 January 2017

Global Jet Centre has launched its new and improved website.

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Embraer creates a new business unit dedicated to services and support

Posted 21 December 2016

Embraer has announced the creation of a business unit focused on services and customer support, which will be led by Johann Bordais, who is currently serving as the director of services and support for Embraer

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Gulfstream G600 takes flight ahead of schedule

Posted 19 December 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the Gulfstream G600 has completed its first flight, officially kicking off the aircraft's flight-test programme.

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Embraer Commercial Aviation releases progress update on its E2

Posted 16 December 2016

The company said the test programme is 'progressing right on schedule, both on the ground and in the air.'

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Dassault innovation standing the test of time

Posted 14 December 2016

French manufacturer Dassault is celebrating its centenary this year and, as Alan Peaford discovers during a flight to Johannesburg from Paris, the company is entering its second century with innovation and optimism in equal measure.

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Airbus Corporate Jets wins commitment for an ACJ320neo

Posted 9 December 2016

Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo, highlighting the continuing success of its new aircraft family.

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Lux good, feels good...and does ExecuJet good

Posted 9 December 2016

It was back in 1991 that ExecuJet opened up for business in Lansaria near Johannesburg to set a new standard in African business aviation. Today it is part of a much bigger global business. Alan Peaford finds out why.

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ACJ wins commitment for ACJ320neo

Posted 5 December 2016

Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo.

in Business Aviation / Features

A happy start

Posted 5 December 2016

ANAP Business Jets Limited (ANAP Jets) was founded on practicality and a desire to offer a missing service to Nigeria's developing economy. Liz Moscrop examines its business model

in Business Aviation / Features

Doctors need a new prescription

Posted 28 November 2016

Humphrey Nkonde looks at the needs of the Zambia Flying Doctor Service, which has been in existence for more than five decades.

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Second Cessna Citation Longitude takes flight

Posted 23 November 2016

Cessna Aircraft Company has said that the second aircraft in the Citation Longitude flight test programme has successfully completed its first flight just over one month after the first prototype aircraft took to the skies in October.

in Business Aviation / Features

Charting the way to lower prices

Posted 21 November 2016

When Harold Okwa decided to try and solve the problem of excessively expensive charter rates for business aircraft in his native Nigeria, he realised that a new approach would be required. Alan Dron reports.

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South African Airways leasing in ERJ-145 metal

Posted 17 November 2016

South African Airways has wet-leased in ERJ-145 metal from fellow South African operator and ACMI specialist, Solenta Aviation, report ch-aviation.

in Business Aviation / Features

Busy Izy Air

Posted 14 November 2016

Liz Moscrop looks at the ambitious new addition to Lagos' charter market.

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ATR attends UN Climate Change Conference COP22 in Marrakech

Posted 9 November 2016

ATR is attending the UN Climate Change Conference COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, from November 7-18, 2016.

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NBAA: Boeing Business Jets unveils the BBJ MAX 7

Posted 1 November 2016

Boeing Business Jets has unveiled the BBJ MAX 7, the newest addition to the BBJ fleet.

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ACJC re-delivers an upgraded ACJ320 cabin to undisclosed customer

Posted 1 November 2016

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) has partnered with its parent division Airbus Corporate Jets to offer to an undisclosed ACJ Customer a global upgrade and heavy maintenance including, for the first time, the

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NBAA: China's Deer Jet takes major share of trip support firm UAS

Posted 31 October 2016

International trip support company, UAS, which has operations in Johannesburg and Lagos has sold a major stake in the company to Chinese business aviation operator Deer Jet, it was announced at NBAA today.

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Satisfied Air Peace owner with RUAG solution and support

Posted 26 October 2016

RUAG Aviation has completed a 10-year inspection on an African based Dornier 328-300 business jet, finishing the project on schedule, within budget, and to full customer satisfaction according to the Swiss MRO provider.

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Duncan Aviation to develop STCs for Gogo business aviation's 4G service

Posted 20 October 2016

Duncan Aviation has announced it will be installing the new Gogo 4G system when it's ready in the first half of 2017.

in Business Aviation / Events

RPAS to headline the AfBAA conference

Posted 19 October 2016

The African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) will be strengthening its credentials with the RPAS sector when it features Zipline – the pioneering drone medical delivery service in Rwanda – at its annual conference in Cape Town next month.

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FAI rent-a-jet moves into Algeria with multi-mission contract

Posted 19 October 2016

German special mission operator FAI rent-a-jet has been awarded a one-year public tendered contract to operate two Learjet 60s out of Algiers.

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Ruag completes Winslow 500th life raft milestone

Posted 19 October 2016

Ruag Aviation has completed its 500th life raft maintenance event on Winslow equipment. The milestone for the industry leader in aircraft component MRO was achieved at its Munich location, which features the industry's only dedicated,

in Business Aviation / General Aviation / Maintenance

Reunion helicopter operator launches Airbus Fleet Keeper scheme

Posted 19 October 2016

Reunion-based Corail Helicopters with its fleet of seven Airbus helicopters has become the launch customer of Fleet Keeper.

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EAG wins 'Aircraft Management Service Provider of the Year'

Posted 19 October 2016

Empire Aviation Group (EAG) was the winner of the 'Aircraft Management Service Provider of the Year' at the 10th annual Aviation Business Awards, held in Dubai, on October 12.

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Embraer's commercial aircraft deliveries up 38% in 3Q16

Posted 14 October 2016

During the third quarter of 2016 Embraer delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market, 38% more than the same period of 2015.

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Cessna Citation Longitude takes to the skies

Posted 10 October 2016

Cessna Aircraft Company has announced the successful first flight of its Citation Longitude super-midsize jet.

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ICAO states sign up for historic carbon neutral emission measures

Posted 7 October 2016

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) last night finally concluded the long awaited historic agreement to implement a market-based measure that will support airlines' efforts to stabilise

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First Dassault Falcon 8X delivered to customer.

Posted 5 October 2016

Dassault Aviation has delivered its first Falcon 8X, marking the entry into service of the company's new ultra-long range flagship.

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Nextant Aerospace, Constant Aviation, and Rockwell Collins launch NG 400XTi flight deck for Beechjet

Posted 30 September 2016

Nextant Aerospace and Constant Aviation have partnered with Rockwell Collins to introduce the next generation 400XTi flight deck now available to Beechjet 400A/XP owners as a

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Gulfstream Aerospace sells last of the Gulfstream G150

Posted 29 September 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced it has sold the last Gulfstream G150, marking the end of the mid-size aircraft's more than 10-year production run. The final G150 will be delivered to a customer in mid-2017.

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Graeme Shanks leads African push for Global Jet Capital

Posted 27 September 2016

Graeme Shanks has been named as sales director, northern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa for private aviation finaciers Global Jet Capital. He was previously vice president for sales, business aircraft finance at CIT, where he

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Stratajet welcomes Jetex to booking platform

Posted 26 September 2016

Private jet booking platform Stratajet has expanded its service offering by bringing renowned fixed base operator (FBO) Jetex onto its system.

in Business Aviation / General Aviation

Botswana on a Quest for anti-poaching and law enforcement with Kodiak

Posted 22 September 2016

Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism has taken delivery of a Quest Kodiak. The aircraft was officially delivered in a ceremony held in Gaborone on Tuesday.

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Jetex appointed official FBO and handler for MEBAA Show 2016

Posted 21 September 2016

Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show 2016, organised by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA at DWC,

in Business Aviation / Features

Why education is vital in the fight for air safety

Posted 20 September 2016

GCS Safety Solutions MD, Michael Grüninger, believes education is important in providing safe air transport, and that supporting AfBAA is a positive step in the right direction.

in Business Aviation / Features

A passion for saving lives

Posted 14 September 2016

Dr Ola Orekunrin, a helicopter pilot and founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria, talks to Chukwu Emeke about the problems and solutions for dealing with medical emergencies in such a vast area.

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Embraer listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Posted 9 September 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, Embraer has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World Universe 2016/2017).

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RUAG adds Gulfstream G550 to its MRO service portfolio

Posted 9 September 2016

RUAG Aviation has announced the extension of the EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approvals to include line and base maintenance for the Gulfstream G550 at its facilities in Munich.

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Sharklets bring new look, save fuel and extend range

Posted 7 September 2016

Comlux The Aviation Group has become the first to retrofit an Airbus corporate jet, an ACJ319, with Sharklets, which bring a fuel-saving of up to four per cent and a corresponding range improvement.

in Air Transport / Business Aviation / People

1,000 Tunisair job losses as airline fights to be competitive

Posted 7 September 2016

State-owned Tunisair is to shed around 1,000 jobs as part of a national austerity plan and a bid to make the airline more competitive

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Bombardier Business Aircraft completes 75 120-month inspections on Global business jets

Posted 2 September 2016

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced its Service Centre Network has now completed over 75 120-month heavy inspections on Global business jets.

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New anti-skid braking system launched for Pilatus PC-12

Posted 31 August 2016

Advent Aircraft Systems has launched certification on the Pilatus PC-12 of its proven, advanced technology, light weight anti-skid braking system (Advent eABS).

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EquaJet adds maiden ERJ145

Posted 30 August 2016

EquaJet will shortly add a maiden ERJ-145 to its fleet following the recent acquisition of LX-LGI, reports ch-aviation.

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Third E190-E2 takes to the skies

Posted 30 August 2016

Another E190-E2, serial number 20.003, took off on its maiden flight last Saturday, August 27, from the company's facility in São José dos Campos. The new E-Jet is the third of four prototypes to join the E190-E2 certification programme.

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Gulfstream releases performance Ipad App for easier flight planning

Posted 30 August 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has developed the first phase of an intuitive mobile application to help Gulfstream operators streamline flight operations.

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Gulfstream G500 test aircraft completes its first flight

Posted 9 August 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that the fifth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft has completed its first flight on August 5.

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Lufthansa Technik launches laser-based installation system

Posted 27 July 2016

Lufthansa Technik has launched a laser-based system to aid installation in VIP aircraft cabins.

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Vertis Aviation adds Bombardier Challenger 350 to portfolio

Posted 20 July 2016

Vertis Aviation has added a Bombardier Challenger 350 to its South African portfolio

in Air Transport / Defence / Business Aviation

Sukhoi rolls out Business Jets to Royal Thai Air Force

Posted 18 July 2016

Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has delivered two of its Sukhoi Business Jets (SBJ) to the Royal Thai Air Force, in a roll-out ceremony held at Sukhoi's base in Venice.

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Falcon 8X receives EASA certification

Posted 27 June 2016

Dassault Aviation has announced that the Falcon 8X has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

in Business Aviation / Features

West Africa emerging as business aviation market

Posted 27 June 2016

West Africa, particularly Nigeria, are emerging as business aviation growth markets as the region continues to develop industries based on its natural resources, according to the Middle East's only African-owned aviation company.

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Success Aviation Services expands in Africa

Posted 13 June 2016

International trip support company Success Aviation Services recently made an announcement that it has added, and will now provide supervisory ground handling services throughout Guinea-Conakry.

in Business Aviation

Airbus launches ACJ350 XWB with Easyfit outfitting

Posted 27 May 2016

Airbus is launching a new corporate-jet version of its popular A350 XWB airliner, with Easyfit provisions for cabin-outfitting, expanding its corporate jet family with an aircraft that delivers more capacity, capability and

in Business Aviation

IBAC announces new pricing for IS-BAH

Posted 25 May 2016

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has announced options for the pricing of the International Standards for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Programme.

in Business Aviation

EBACE: HondaJet receives EASA certification

Posted 23 May 2016

HondaJet received type certification today from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) with the company announcing the achievement during a press conference at EBACE which is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland.

in Business Aviation / Airports

Jetex wins license for five FBOs in Morocco

Posted 20 May 2016

Following its award of a license in the Moroccan National Airports Authority (ONDA) FBO tender, Jetex will launch five new fixed base operator (FBO) facilities in Casablanca Mohammed V, Marrakech Menara, Rabat-Salé, Agadir-Al

in Business Aviation

Marrakech Airshow: Embraer Commercial Aviation release market outlook for Africa

Posted 28 April 2016

Embraer Commercial Aviation released today, during the Marrakech Air Show, in Morocco, its market outlook for Africa, which forecasts that the region will take delivery of 240 new jets in the 70 to

in Business Aviation

Execujet extends Line Maintenance in Nigeria

Posted 1 April 2016

Execujet has announced that it extending Line Maintenance capability for EASA aircraft at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

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Third Nigerian Business Aviation Conference held last month

Posted 1 April 2016

The third Nigerian Business Aviation Conference demonstrated the country's business aviation progression, and the improvement still needed to match more established regions.

in Business Aviation

Bombardier receive certification for connectivity solution

Posted 23 March 2016

Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that its WAVE (Wireless Access Virtually Everywhere) connectivity solution has been awarded a supplemental type certificate (STC) from Transport Canada (TC).

in Business Aviation

Air Charter Service has record breaking year

Posted 16 March 2016

Air Charter Service (ACS) has announced that it signed over 10,000 charter contracts for the first time in the company's history.

in Business Aviation / General Aviation / Maintenance

PAS is first to ring the Bell for North Africa

Posted 10 March 2016

Petroleum Air Services (PAS) has been appointed as the first Bell Helicopter authorised customer service facility in North Africa.

in Business Aviation / Events

MEBAA switches Morocco show to Marrakech

Posted 3 March 2016

Organisers of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) 2017 have announced a new location at Marrakesh Menara Airport, from 12-13 September.

in Business Aviation / Airports

Executive Sky Flight Support announces new FBO services at Cairo International Airport

Posted 1 March 2016

Executive Sky Flight Support (ESFS) has announced a new partnership with Smart Aviation FBO at Cairo International Airport.

in Business Aviation

Embraer presents the E190-E2

Posted 26 February 2016

Embraer has presented the E190-E2, the first E2 jet – Embraer´s second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft.

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream G600 completes first flight

Posted 25 February 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that the Gulfstream G600 iron bird has completed its “first flight”.

in Business Aviation

Embraer Phenom 300 is most-delivered business jet in the world

Posted 23 February 2016

The Embraer Phenom 300 was the most-delivered business jet in the world in 2015 for the third consecutive year, with 70 aircraft received by customers around the globe.

in Business Aviation / Events

MEBAA starts 2016 with an education session

Posted 19 February 2016

The Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) started its 2016 events with an education session at the International University of Rabat (UIR) in Morocco last week.

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream G500 completes flutter testing

Posted 5 February 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the Gulfstream G500 has completed flutter testing.

in Business Aviation / Features

How the West was won by Slovenia

Posted 3 February 2016

Slovenian private jet operator and manager, Elit'Avia, is building up its business in the west African marketplace, despite the challenges facing business aviation in the region. Alan Dron reports.

in Business Aviation

ExecuJet expands African fleet

Posted 1 February 2016

ExecuJet Aviation Group has expanded its African fleet with the addition of a Bombardier Challenger 850, which will be based in Johannesburg.

in Business Aviation

Comlux extends its VVIP fleet

Posted 1 February 2016

Comlux The Aviation Group has announced major developments to its VVIP fleet of aircraft.

in Business Aviation / Features

Angola's Best friend

Posted 1 February 2016

Angola has steadily become one of Africa's most prominent business aviation hubs and that is down to one couple – Nuno and Alcinda Pereira, the founding partners of Bestfly Flight Support. Marcella Nethersole reports.

in Business Aviation / Features

New wave can change the tide in the charter business

Posted 29 January 2016

Can the Avinode Marketplace help the development of the African air charter market? Oliver King, managing director, Avinode, thinks it can.

in Business Aviation

Execujet acquire Munich FBO facility

Posted 28 January 2016

Execujet has acquired the largest FBO at Munich International Airport, taking the number of FBOs in the Luxaviation Group to 21.

in Business Aviation

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre delivers ACJ319 to undisclosed customer

Posted 28 January 2016

Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) has delivered a refurbished Airbus ACJ319 for an undisclosed government, after a successful C-Check (10 years) and heavy work on the fuselage.

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ATR achieves two billion dollars turnover in 2015

Posted 21 January 2016

ATR achieved a new record turnover in 2015, increasing to 2 billion dollars (2014: 1.8 billion). During the year, the aircraft manufacturer also set a new record in terms of aircraft deliveries, with a total of 88 aircraft (2014: 83), an

in Business Aviation

Embraer delivers 33 commercial and 45 business jets during Q4 of 2015

Posted 14 January 2016

Embraer has delivered 33 commercial and 45 business jets, 25 of which are light jets and 20 are large, during the fourth quarter of 2015 (4Q15).

in Business Aviation / Business & Finance

Bombardier and TAG Aeronautics end MENA sales and distribution relationship

Posted 13 January 2016

As a result of a change in Bombardier's strategic approach to aircraft sales, Bombardier and TAG Aeronautics have amicably elected to end their contractual agreements.

in Business Aviation

Gulfstream Aerospace appoint regional vice president of new aircraft sales for Africa

Posted 7 January 2016

Gulfstream Aerospace has promoted Nicolas Robinson to the position of regional vice president of new aircraft Sales for Africa.

in Business Aviation

Ethiopian Airlines order two additional aircraft with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft

Posted 29 December 2015

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Addis Ababa-based Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise (Ethiopian Airlines) have announced that they have signed a firm purchase agreement for two additional

in Business Aviation

Embraer will roll out the E2 in early 2016

Posted 24 December 2015

Embraer will roll out the first jet of the second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft, the E-Jets E2, on February 25, 2016.

in Business Aviation

Bestfly awarded Angolan AOC by Angolan CAA

Posted 8 December 2015

Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company has been awarded an Angolan Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the Angolan Civil Aviation Authority (Instituto Nacional da Aviação Civil INCVI).

in Business Aviation

Nexus appoints Omar Halawani as president and chief executive officer

Posted 30 November 2015

Omar A.Halawani has been appointed as the new President and CEO and Deputised Member of NEXUS, the global flight operations company.

in Business Aviation

Airbus Corporate Jets offers wider computerised maintenance choice With agreement with CAMP

Posted 20 November 2015

Airbus corporate jet customers and operators can now benefit from a wider range of computerised maintenance planning services, following an agreement concluded with CAMP.

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FlightSafety starts only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme

FlightSafety International, that has training facilities in South Africa, has announced the start of the only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and

Gulfstream G500 on schedule for certification

Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Gulfstream flies second G600 test aircraft

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the second Gulfstream G600 completed its first flight, spending 4 hours and 26 minutes in the air and officially joining the flight-test campaign.

Third PC-24 Prototype completes maiden flight

The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield yesterday (March 6) at 9.45 to complete its maiden flight.

Embraer flies fourth E190-E2 prototype and advances in the certification campaign

Embraer has performed the maiden flight of the E190-E2 fourth prototype, which was completed in two hours. This aircraft will be used for specific interior tests such as cabin evacuation, environmental comfort and internal noise.

Embraer-CAE Training Services to launch Phenom 100 and 300 jet training in Amsterdam

Embraer-CAE Training Services (ECTS) will expand its training programmes for Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 pilots and maintenance technicians through the addition of a new location at CAE's training centre in Amsterdam.

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