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Get1Jet – A New Commercial PC-12 Operator in the South of France

Single-engine turbine aircraft were approved for commercial use in Europe on 1 March 2017. Get1Jet, a young company based in the south of France, was one of the first operators in Europe to recognise the PC-12’s potential for charter flights. Its new PC-12 NG has been operated commercially since November 2017. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Jean-Baptiste… Read More ›

Norway’s Widerøe Receives World’s First Embraer E190-E2 Jet

Embraer and Widerøe, Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, celebrated the delivery of the manufacturer’s first production E190-E2 today at a ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. The Norwegian airline will start flying the new aircraft on domestic routes later this month. The E190-E2 is the first of three new-generation aircraft seating from 80… Read More ›

SSAMC inaugurates new MRO facility, adds LEAP capability

• Increases capacity for CFM56 and LEAP engines • 1,000 CFM56 engines overhauled since 2010 Sichuan Services Aero Engine Maintenance Company (SSAMC), the joint venture between Air China and CFM International (CFM), has inaugurated a new 43,880 -square meter facility, expanding its maintenance, repair, and overhaul capability for CFM56 and LEAP engines to 300 engines… Read More ›

Foundation Congratulates CAST/ASIAS for Receiving Aviation Week Award.

Flight Safety Foundation on Friday extended its congratulations to the U.S. Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) initiative for receiving an Aviation Week Laureate Award in the commercial aviation safety category Thursday at the Aviation Week Laureates Award dinner in Washington. The Laureate Awards are presented annually… Read More ›

Sikorsky – PZL Mielec Prepares Multirole M28® Airplane for Transatlantic Leg of Latin American and Caribbean Tour

Mid-winter flight from Europe to Latin America will demonstrate the all-weather versatility of the Polish designed-and-built twin turboprop Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company and its affiliate PZL Mielec are finalizing an M28 short takeoff and landing airplane for its transatlantic flight from southeast Poland to Latin America and the Caribbean. Once in the… Read More ›

Portugal – “the home of the great explorers and voyagers”

Today we share a video from Asian Air Safari, a Filipino documentary program featuring unique flying and travel adventures, presented by real-life pilot Captain Joy Roa, a beloved figure in the aviation industry with over 35 years of experience in any flying machine. This episode is about Portugal – “the home of the great explorers… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The engines will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®, which improves engine reliability, increases time on wing, and maximises the engine’s contribution to business performance. This builds on a previous SIA Group order… Read More ›

Today`s galery: Norwegian.

Norwegian has one of the newest and greenest fleets in the world. High fuel-efficiency is not only good for the environment, but also for your wallet. Norwegian’s fleet consists of around 120 aircraft including Boeing 737-800s for its short-haul operation and Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its long-haul operation. With an average fleet age of just 3.6… Read More ›

Camera Drone Test Flight over the North Runway.

Lufthansa Aerial Services, Fraport AG and DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH run successful tests of drone technology at Frankfurt Airport In a test of remote-controlled camera drone technology at the beginning of December, Lufthansa Aerial Services (LAS), Fraport AG and DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH successfully gathered initial operational experience for the potential use of drones at… Read More ›

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