Headlines 2015

23/11/2015NEW FUEL TRUCK JOINS TAG AVIATION, GENEVA

Regularly voted one of Europe’s best private jet facilities, TAG Aviation’s Flight Centre at Geneva International Airport continues to improve and advance its Fixed Base Operations (FBO) and Aircraft Service provisions in order to provide the most efficient service to passengers.

20/11/2015FIRST BELL 407GXP PURCHASED IN GERMANY

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the sale of the first Bell 407GXP to Germany. The aircraft will be outfitted for corporate and VIP transport, which continues to be a popular market segment throughout Europe.

20/11/2015ROCKWELL COLLINS EXPANDS INDIA OPERATIONS

Rockwell Collins has opened a new, expanded facility in Bangalore, India, that bolsters the company’s presence in the country.

19/11/2015EMBRAER LEGACY 500 EXECUTIVE JET SETS NEW SPEED RECORDS

Embraer Executive Jets today announced that the Legacy 500 midsize aircraft has set two new world speed records for its class, totaling six in 2015.

19/11/2015ALOFT AEROARCHITECTS SIGNS BBJ 737 MAX AUXILIARY FUEL SYSTEM CONTRACTS

Aloft AeroArchitects (formerly PATS Aircraft Systems) today announced the award of a 5 year contract with Boeing Commercial Airplanes to exclusively supply Auxiliary Fuel Systems (AFS) for the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) 737 MAX family of aircraft, including AFS kit manufacturing and installation.  In addition to this new contract for the BBJ 737 MAX, Aloft and Boeing have extended the term of their existing contract for the exclusive supply by Aloft of the Next-Generation 737 AFS systems.  With the extension of the Next-Generation 737 AFS contracts and the new BBJ 737 MAX contracts, Aloft and Boeing are continuing a partnership on extended range aircraft fuel systems that has lasted more than 20 years.

19/11/2015ONE AVIATION RECEIVES EASA CERTIFICATION FOR THE ECLIPSE 550

ONE Aviation announced today that the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has awarded type certification for the Eclipse 550 twin-engine jet.

19/11/2015FLIGHTSAFETY FURTHER ENHANCES G650 TRAINING WITH SIMULATOR UPGRADES

FlightSafety continues to enhance its Gulfstream G650 training program with upgrades to the simulators.

18/11/2015UNIVERSAL NOW OFFERING UNLIMITED DATALINK FOR ANY AIRCRAFT

At NBAA 2015, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. announced that it is now offering unlimited, fixed-rate SATCOM and SITA VHF ACARS datalink subscriptions for any business aircraft, regardless of avionics type via a new alliance with Satcom Direct®. The datalink service is provided by Satcom Direct, and subscriptions can be bundled with online flight planning from Universal.

18/11/2015EMBRAER TEAMS WITH DHL ON NEW GLOBAL LOGISTICS MODEL

Embraer Executive Jets announced today that it will team with DHL on the new global logistics model designed by the Company for business aviation. The partnership with the major logistics service provider will optimize parts distribution worldwide as Embraer’s business jet fleet continues to grow rapidly. Embraer now has over 930 executive jets operating in more than 60 countries.

18/11/2015JET AVIATION CONTINUES TO ADD NEW AIRCRAFT TO ITS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT FLEET

Jet Aviation has added 29 aircraft to its global aircraft management fleet this year, including 14 aircraft in EMEA and Asia and 15 in the U.S.