SkyNRG unveils ‘Board Now’ program for business aviation

Dutch aviation fuel provider SkyNRG has launched a program to help cover the costs of its planned sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) plant to be built in Delfzijl in the Netherlands. Known as Board Now, it will ensure a market for its SAF while offering companies the opportunity to lower their business aviation travel CO2 emissionsRead More

Brazil to open its first business aviation airport soon

Although Brazil is one of the countries with the highest air traffic in the world, Brazil has poor airport infrastructure, either in small or in its largest cities. One reason is that until recently airport investments were exclusively state-owned. At the beginning of the decade, however, the airport concession movement grew when it became clearRead More

Bombardier expands its Smart Services with new APU cost–per flight hour add on option

Bombardier recently announced the continued expansion of its Smart Services offerings with the introduction of a new APU cost-per-flight-hour add-on option for its flagship Global 7500 aircraft. This new option will provide customers with comprehensive cost coverage for the Safran SPU300 [BA] auxillary power unit, including scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events on or off wing.Read More

VistaJet acquires 6 Global 7500 jets via its parent company

VistaJet, the global private aviation company, will acquire up to six Bombardier Global 7500 private jets through its parent company Vista Global. The first Global 7500 will arrive in the VistaJet fleet in January 2020, with the full order scheduled to be completed before the end of the year. VistaJet says that it also holdsRead More

Bombardier delivers Global 6000 jets to German air force

Bombardier has proudly delivered the first of three Global 6000 business jets destined for use by the Luftwaffe, Germany’s air force. The Luftwaffe, a longtime Bombardier aircraft operator, will use the Global 6000 business jets to fulfill political and parliamentary transport requirements. “Bombardier is incredibly pleased that the Luftwaffe will add the Global 6000 aircraftRead More

Textron Aviation signals to a new start with delivery of its flagship business jet

Textron Aviation Inc., recently announced the first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, signaling the start of a new dimension in business travel. The Longitude received FAA type certification on September 21, 2019. “The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivaled technology to the business travel market, for both theRead More

Japan Airlines, Marubeni commence operations

The joint venture between Japan Airlines (JAL) and Marubeni, known as JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), commenced operations recently. JALBA is partnering with Jet Aviation, which is managing the flight charter, crew and aircraft maintenance. Meanwhile, JALBA is arranging ground handling services, operational support, and other related flight services. JALBA is offering three types of charterRead More

Clermont Group acquires majority stake of Eviation Aircraft

Singapore-based Clermont Group has completed its majority acquisition of Eviation Aircraft, the companies announced. In January, Clermont entered into an agreement to acquire a 70-percent stake in the Israel-based startup, which plans to become the first-to-market manufacturer of an all-electric-propulsion aircraft. Eviation is working on the all-electric Alice, which targets middle-mile commutes of up toRead More

L.J. Aviation opens new base at PIT

L.J. Aviation aircraft management and business jet Charter Company has opened a new base at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), it announced recently. Its new facility includes a reception area, private offices, lounge and meeting rooms. It also has 36,000 sq ft of hangar area, complete with shop space, with 42-foot doors, and can accommodate businessRead More