Gulfstream G800 successfully completes 1st flight

The Gulfstream G800 has successfully completed its first flight. The G800 departed Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport at 9:00 a.m. and landed two hours later. The aircraft made the flight using a blend of sustainable aviation fuel. “When the first G800 test aircraft rolled out at our announcement last fall, we changed the game once againRead More

Africa unveils latest model of utility aircraft at AirVenture Show

Africa has a growing need for modern utility aircraft. And at recent world’s largest general aviation event, the AirVenture show in Oshkosh USA, the latest model has been unveiled. The Kodiak 900 made its world debut at the Wisconsin show with Daher’s introduction of this larger, faster version of the robust and rugged Kodiak 100Read More

Dassault Aviation’s FBO voted top at the Swiss facility

Dassault Aviation’s Fixed Based Operation (FBO) at Geneva International Airport has been voted the top FBO at the Swiss facility in a survey of European business aircraft operators performed by Business Air News. The magazine named Dassault’s Le Bourget FBO number two among operators at that airport, which like Geneva is one of the mostRead More

Merkur Charter gears up as clients prioritize safety due to pandemic

Merkur Charter is gearing up to meet higher demand as clients prioritize safety because of the pandemic. Merkur Charter is part of the Merkur Group, a leading conglomerate of aviation services in Turkey. The company provides aircraft management solutions to the business aviation community, as well as support systems for different aircraft types. The aviationRead More

Gulfstream to meet Wisconsin customer demand with new hiring

Gulfstream Aerospace is investing more than $55 million and hiring for more than 200 new positions at its Wisconsin facility to meet customer demand and growth in its fleet. Gulfstream Aerospace is investing more than $55 million and hiring for more than 200 new positions at its Wisconsin facility to meet customer demand and growthRead More

MEBAA 2022 to showcase growth experienced in business aviation

MEBAA Show 2022 is set to showcase the significant growth being experienced in business aviation, private jet, and the charter flight markets across the Middle East and Africa region. With its new and unique features, the event will reassess the dynamics of the industry, offer a new perspective and will be host to a rangeRead More

Saudia Private Aviation operations reach Stage 1 registration for IS-BAO

Saudia Private Aviation (SPA) has announced its operation has reached Stage 1 registration for the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO). The IS-BAO is developed by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and its member associations and is a recommended voluntary code of best practices designed to help flight operations (fixed- and rotor-wing) achieveRead More

Latest Airbus jet ACJ Two Twenty eases basic travel concerns thanks to new partnership with CTT

Customers opting for the latest Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) the ACJ Two Twenty will ease jet lag concerns thanks to a new partnership agreement with Swedish company CTT. CTT will supply the humidification system for the aircraft which is based on the A220 platform. ACJ is launching humidification as part of its cabin catalogue forRead More

Sirius Aviation Capital acquires 5 aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital

Sirius Aviation Capital, recently announced the acquisition of a portfolio of five (5) single-aisle, mid-life aircraft increasing total aircraft under management to 17 valued circa. $500m. The portfolio is comprised of aircraft owned and managed by SMBC Aviation Capital (the “Acquisition”). Sirius has entered into a joint venture with Carolous Aviation Leasing LLC, a portfolioRead More

Emirates Mars Mission discovers new mysterious Martian Aurora

The Emirates Mars Mission, recently released stunning new images of Mars’ enigmatic discrete auroras, following a new series of revolutionary observations that promise new answers – and new questions – about the interactions between Mars’ atmosphere, the planet’s magnetic fields and the solar wind. The observations include a never-before seen phenomenon, dubbed the ‘sinuous discreteRead More