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Etihad Aviation Group celebrates the graduation of 143 Emiratis from its training programmes

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Aviation Group has celebrated the graduation of 143 Emiratis from its various training programmes. The graduates included 72 Emirati trainees from Etihad’s Foundation Programme, who were trained at the Higher Colleges of Technology and Abu Dhabi Vocational Education and Training Institute (ADVETI). 61 cadet pilots also received their… Read More ›

Jet Aviation completes acquisition of Hawker Pacific

Jet Aviation announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of Civil MRO, Fleet and FBO Services, and Aircraft Sales across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The transaction is valued at US$250 million. Rob Smith, president of Jet Aviation, said: “We are now in a position to further… Read More ›

Latitude to make ABACE debut following aircraft’s first deliveries into China

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced its best-selling midsize business jet – the Citation Latitude – will make its show debut at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) in Shanghai from April 17 -19. “Show attendees are sure to be impressed when they experience first-hand the best-selling Citation Latitude,”… Read More ›

First H160 for the Latin American market

Airbus Helicopters has signed the first order for one H160 with an undisclosed customer in Brazil for private and business aviation operations. This order, the first from a Latin American customer, came after a flight demonstration in Marignane where the customer experienced first-hand the step-change in passenger comfort that the H160 brings to the market…. Read More ›

A350-900 lands in Chile for FIDAE air show

World’s most modern airliner on static and flying display during Latin America’s iconic air show The A350-900 flight test aircraft arrived at Santiago Chile’s Arturo Merino Benitez Airport for the 20th edition of the FIDAE air show, where it will be on static display and take part in flying demonstrations between 2-5 April. The A350-900… Read More ›

ICAO assists Thailand with safety oversight audit finding

“Thailand is a leader in a number of areas of sustainable development in the Asia and Pacific (APAC) Region, and its international tourism growth strongly relies on its effective oversight of safe and secure global air transport connectivity,” Dr. Liu commented during a recent visit to the State. Reiterating his Government’s commitment to ensure ICAO-compliant… Read More ›

Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which… Read More ›

Pictures of the day: Boeing

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers, is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2013 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United… Read More ›

Air New Zealand signs significant new components

Air New Zealand has signed a licensing agreement to overhaul and repair auxiliary power units (APUs) produced by Honeywell Aerospace at its Christchurch engineering and maintenance base. The eight year deal will see Air New Zealand as the only certified Honeywell maintenance shop for the APU 131-9A model in Oceania and will see the airline maintain and repair APUs,… Read More ›

Sabena technics officially opens its component repair facility in Seletar Aerospace Park, only eight months after signing the tenancy agreement.

Mr Rodolphe Marchais, Chairman & CEO of Sabena technics officiated the event, which was attended by Sabena technics staff and over 150 guests. The soon-to-be EASA certified facility occupies over 2,500 square meters of MRO service and administrative space and is focused on technologies such as avionics, electro-mechanics, cabin equipment, pneumatics and aircraft structure component… Read More ›

Dassault Combined Vision System Certified on Falcon 2000S/LXS

Dassault Aviation’s revolutionary Combined Vision System –dubbed FalconEye–has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Agency for use on the Falcon 2000S and LXS twinjet aircraft. FalconEye will also be certified soon on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet. FalconEye is the first head up display (HUD) system to… Read More ›

Bangkok Airways organizes Youth Art Camp in Sukhothai

Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, led by Ms. Tresarun Sitakalin, Vice President – Corporate Secretary, has organized the “Bangkok Airways Youth Art Camp”, to emphasize and expand on the beautiful local culture and the arts. The event is attended by the famous Yaya-Urassaya Sperbund and over 50 students and teachers from local schools Ms…. Read More ›

The Technodinamika to Open an Aviation Service Center Branch in Africa.

By 2020 the holding company‘s overseas maintenance service earnings will reach RUB 1 bln. To provide African operators of Russian aviation equipment with components, Technodinamika holding company intends to open an Aviation Service Center branch in Africa. The Maintenance and Repair Center is slated to open in 2018. Deputy General Director of Technodinamika’s Innovations, Development… Read More ›

Dassault to Showcase Growing Presence in Southeast Asia at 2016 Indonesian Business & Charter Aviation Summit.

Dassault Aviation will highlight the expanding popularity of its Falcon Jet business aircraft line among Southeast Asian operators at this year’s Indonesian Business & Charter Aviation Summit, which begins on September 7. Falcon Jets are tailor made for the demanding operating conditions of the region, in particular their great versatility, their airport performance and their… Read More ›

Vietjet and Airbus to establish A320 Flight & Maintenance Training Services in Ho Chi Minh City.

– First Training by Airbus agreement in Vietnam. – Supporting Vietjet’s expansion whilst bringing the Airbus’ and EASA’s high standards into its training organization Airbus has signed an agreement to provide flight and maintenance training services to Vietjet in Ho Chi Minh City. With this agreement, Vietjet‘s flight training centre will host an Airbus A320… Read More ›

SkyTeam Launches Online Round the World Booking Tool.

Easy-to-book, multi-airline itineraries to 1,024 global destinations in a matter of clicks. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched an online booking tool for customers wishing to book a Go Round the World pass on any of its 19 member airlines.  Available on Skyteam.com, the intuitive tool offers customers a seamless planning and booking experience with cost-effective… Read More ›

Ka-32 service and maintenance centre opens in the Republic of Korea.

The Korea Forest Service has formally opened a new service and maintenance centre for Ka-32 helicopters manufactured by Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec. Representatives of Russian Helicopters took part in the opening ceremony for the centre, which will promote the use of Ka-32 helicopters in the Republic of Korea… Read More ›

Boeing Forecasts Increased Demand for Airline Pilots in Middle East.

40,000 new pilots needed to support projected airplane deliveries. Demand for maintenance technicians in the region also strong. Boeing [NYSE: BA] projects that airlines in the Middle East will need nearly 100,000 new pilots and technicians to support the expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades. At the Dubai Air Show this week,… Read More ›

World freighter fleet to reach almost 3,000 aircraft in next 20 years.

Strong long-term traffic growth with the emerging countries set to outpace the growth of developed countries; Dedicated freighters will remain an essential part of world cargo – belly cargo proportion to remain unchanged; Mid-sized aircraft account for largest freighter segment, requiring almost 1,300 new aircraft by 2032; Airbus well positioned with A330-200F & A330-P2F. According… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets to participate in Avalon 2013.

With the ultra-large Lineage 1000 making its debut at the show, Embraer Executive Jets will participate in the 2013 Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defense Exposition, to be held in Geelong, Victoria, Australia from 26 February to 3 March 2013. Embraer will be located at exhibitor business unit S6 and have two more of… Read More ›

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