Aerion Supersonic selects UA ClearVision EFVS for its A52 high-speed business jet

Aerion Supersonic has selected Universal Avionics’ (UA) ClearVision enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) for its in-development AS2 high-speed business jet. The ClearVision system on the AS2 jet will include its high-resolution EVS-500 enhanced vision system camera, as well as 3D synthetic vision system. Universal Avionics will supply its ClearVision enhanced flight vision system on Aerion’sRead More

GIP acquires Signature Aviation in a deal worth $4.6 billion

UK-listed aviation services provider Signature Aviation is to be acquired by Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in a deal worth $4.6 billion. Signature’s board is recommending acceptance of the offer, which values each share at $5.50 – a 51% premium over the closing price in December, the final business day prior to the start of theRead More

Pilatus delivers 100th business jet to long term customer Jetfly Aviation

Pilatus has delivered the 100th PC-24 business jet, with the milestone aircraft handed to long-term customer Jetfly Aviation. Luxembourg-based fractional ownership provider Jetfly now operates nine PC-24s, part of a 51-strong Pilatus fleet. Pilatus says PC-24 production at its Stans, Switzerland site is sold out in 2021, with the next available slot in early 2022.Read More

Bombardier announces firm order for 10 Challenger 350 aircraft valued at $267 million

Bombardier is pleased to announce a firm order for 10 Challenger 350 aircraft in a transaction valued at $267 million, based on 2020 list prices. “This order highlights the tremendous value customers place on the unmatched capabilities of our aircraft,” said Éric Martel, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bombardier Inc. “Bombardier’s newly refreshed portfolio andRead More

Jet Aviation signs FBO service agreement with FLYINGGROUP

Jet Aviation has signed a Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with FLYINGGROUP, a major aircraft management and charter company based in Belgium, Luxembourg and Malta. FLYINGGROUP operates a fleet of some 40 diverse aircraft based in Europe. Jet Aviation will support the operator’s fleet with handling services through its network of FBOs in EMEARead More

Leading business aviation organizations coordinate to combat illegal on demand flights in the sector

A global group of leading business aviation organizations – including the Middle East association MEBAA, have announced a coordinated effort to combat illegal on-demand charter flights in the sector. The group, called the Air Charter Safety Alliance, will raise awareness among potential customers, charter brokers, ministries of transport, and national aviation authorities regarding the useRead More

Saudi Airshow 2021 postponed due to covid-19 pandemic

The Saudi Airshow- due to take place in February – has been postponed. The event – which takes place at Al Thumamah airport just outside of Riyadh – was successfully launched in 2019 with more than 20,000 attendees and more than 250 exhibitors. Organized by the Saudi Aviation Club the 2021 event was eagerly anticipatedRead More

Embraer examines air travel and new aircraft deliveries for 10 years

Embraer has released its newly published 2020 Commercial Market Outlook which examines passenger demand for air travel and new aircraft deliveries over the next 10 years. The outlook has special emphasis on Embraer’s product segment – aircraft up to 150 seats. Embraer’s outlook shows the global pandemic is causing fundamental changes that are reshaping airRead More

Bombardier’s Learjet 75 Liberty enters service

Bombardier is delighted to announce that the newest addition to its diverse business jet portfolio, the Learjet 75 Liberty light jet, is now in service with the first delivery to long-time Learjet operator Alex Lyon & Son, an auctioneering firm that operates throughout the United States and beyond. “The Learjet 75 Liberty is a value-addedRead More

Gulfstream’s G500TM & G600TM demonstrate additional range capabilities through real-time operations

Gulfstream Aerospace has said the next-generation Gulfstream G500TM and Gulfstream G600TM have demonstrated additional range capabilities through real-time operations. The newly increased range for the G500 and G600 apply to both the high-speed cruise of Mach 0.90 and the long-range cruise speed of Mach 0.85. The G500 now delivers 5,300 nautical miles/9,816 kilometers at MachRead More