Bombardier introduces its mid-size business jet Challenger 3500 aircraft

Bombardier has introduced its latest mid-size business jet, the new sustainably designed Challenger 3500 aircraft. The next-generation Challenger 3500 aircraft, the evolution of the Challenger 350 aircraft, introduces a redesigned interior with sustainably minded cabin features crafted to combine comfort with function. This new business jet will provide a reduced cabin altitude of 4,850 ftRead More

ACIA acquires its first Embraer E190

ACIA Aero Leasing (ACIA), a provider of regional aircraft leasing and lease management services which has multiple customers in the Middle East and Africa, recently announced the acquisition of its first Embraer E190. The E-Jet is joining the lessor’s growing fleet as the company is evaluating new investment opportunities as part of the planned expansionRead More

FAI dedicates Global Express to ultra-long-range air ambulance operations

FAI rent-a-jet GmbH, Germany’s leading Special Mission Operator, has configured one of its seven Global Express aircraft (D-AFAM) as a dedicated air ambulance. The move follows increasing demand from the market for ultra-long-range air ambulance missions. FAI has completed 10 ultra-long-range air ambulance missions over the past two months alone. The company is focused onRead More

Jet Aviation gets approval for Turkish registered Gulfstream aircraft

Jet Aviation has gained approval in Geneva for Gulfstream Aircraft registered in Turkey. With this new approval, the company’s Geneva MRO facility is authorized to provide line and base maintenance to G450 series, G550 series and G650 series aircraft that are registered in Turkey. This builds on Jet Aviation’s existing Gulfstream capabilities for Turkish-registered aircraftRead More

Vista witnesses strong growth during H1 of 2021

Vista Global Holding (Vista), has shown strong growth in the region in the first half of 2021. The results show the Middle East making a significant contribution to the Group’s overall global sales growth, while combined flights into Dubai’s two international airports saw the Emirate become the Group’s number one destination for flights. Vista, whichRead More

RoyalJet launches redesigned & upgraded VVIP Lounge at Abu Dhabi airport

RoyalJet, the Abu Dhabi owned private aviation company, has recently unveiled its completely redesigned and upgraded VVIP Lounge at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The lounge was designed by the company and its partner Slash Design of Abu Dhabi. Rob DiCastri, CEO, RoyalJet, said,  “In keeping with the landmark design projects Slash has undertaken for theRead More

Gulfstream announces lower cabin altitude on its G700

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced a lower cabin altitude for the all-new Gulfstream G700 Originally announced with a cabin altitude of 3,290 feet/1,003 meters when flying at 41,000 ft/12,497 m, the G700 cabin altitude at the same flight level has been improved to 2,916 ft/889 m. “Our focus on the customer experience is embedded in ourRead More

RoyalJet adds privately owned BBJ to its growing fleet of managed aircraft

RoyalJet, the Abu Dhabi owned and operated award-winning premium private aviation company, has added a privately owned Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) to its growing fleet of managed aircraft. The aircraft has now been released back into service by Jet Aviation Basel after the completion of extensive upgrades and maintenance. The aircraft will continue to beRead More

Textron Aviation’s flagship business jet achieves EASA certification

Textron Aviation has announced its flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet achieved certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing the way for customer deliveries to begin in the region. “In the second half of last year we saw a substantial increase in super-midsize flight activity across Europe as individuals relied on theseRead More

Leonardo to install DIRCM on Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft

Leonardo is under contract to provide its Miysis Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) for a Middle Eastern government customer’s new VVIP transport aircraft, a Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft. Miysis will be installed on a Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, the first of its type to be selected by a government customer. The Miysis DIRCM will provide completeRead More