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Gulfstream G500 demonstrates readiness and reliability with eight new City-Pair records

Feat Confirms Aircraft’s High-Speed Performance Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new G500 demonstrated both its maturity and reliability by establishing eight new city-pair speed records across continents. The G500 completed the flights as part of a customer-focused world tour. “We have the confidence to take the fully outfitted G500 test aircraft directly to customers around the world… Read More ›

Nausori Airport Runway Cleared for B737 Operations

Airports Fiji Limited and Fiji Airways announced that the Nausori Airport (Suva) is now cleared for B737 aircraft operations. AFL contractors have successfully concluded and tested the sealant and repair works on the airport’s runway, and Fiji Airways has verified its suitability for B737 operations. Some limitations and restrictions will apply, however, including in situations… Read More ›

Embraer exhibits Phenom executive jets at Sun ‘n Fun.

Embraer Executive Jets will showcase the entry-level Phenom 100E and Phenom 300 light jet, on static display, at Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, from April 21-26, in Lakeland, Fla. “Launched in 2005, the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 are fulfilling their mission as revolutionary jets, with a global fleet of over 570 aircraft… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets Legacy 650 Certified in Indonesia.

Embraer Executive Jets received type certification for its large Legacy 650 aircraft from Indonesia’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation on March 27, 2013, paving the way for Premiair to put the aircraft into service. “With the certification of the Legacy 650 in Indonesia, all in-service Embraer Executive Jets are now certified in the country,” said… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets Delivers First Made-in-USA Phenom 300 to Customer.

Embraer Executive Jets  handed over the first made-in-the-USA Phenom 300 to be delivered to a customer on March 29, 2013. The aircraft was delivered to an undisclosed customer who will use it to connect his business network in the U.S.. “This is a major milestone for Embraer Executive Jets and proves the maturity of our… Read More ›

Embraer Executive Jets Phenom 300 Sets Three Speed Records.

Embraer Executive Jets set three speed records for the light weight class C-1.f Group III (13,225 to 19,842 pounds), when a Phenom 300 flew from the Company’s headquarters at Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, FL, to Daugherty Field (LGB) in Long Beach, CA, with only one fuel stop. In the first leg, the aircraft… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific adds fifth daily flight to London Heathrow.

Cathay Pacific Adds Fifth Daily Flight to London Heathrow Hong Kong Carrier Redefining Convenience in Long-Haul Markets Cathay Pacific Airways today announced a fifth daily return flight between its Hong Kong hub and London Heathrow, scheduled to debut on 27 June 2013.  The additional flight further demonstrates Cathay Pacific’s commitment to serve key long-haul markets… Read More ›

Qantas to Consolidate Heavy Maintenance Facilities.

Qantas has completed a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations in Australia and will consolidate heavy maintenance work into Brisbane and Avalon. The restructure is necessary as there is currently not enough heavy maintenance work required for three separate facilities and the introduction of new technology and modern aircraft means there will… Read More ›


Embraer recently delivered the 300th Phenom jet, capping off the latest series of milestones which includes the assembly and first flight of the initial aircraft from the Company’s year-old Melbourne facility in Florida, USA. Embraer recently shifted global operations for its business jets from Brazil to Melbourne, where it is creating 200 engineering and technical… Read More ›

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