Headlines 2016

06/12/2016SATCOM DIRECT AND LUFTHANSA TECHNIK PARTNER TO OFFER NICEMEDIA

At MEBAA 2016, Satcom Direct announced that SD and Lufthansa Technik are partnering to provide business jet operators with a wide selection of movies and TV shows. Initially available on aircraft equipped with nice® HD cabin systems, nicemedia content is delivered via an easy-to-use portable memory device that connects directly to the CMS.

06/12/2016DAHER’S NEW VIDEO PROVIDES A “PILOT’S-EYE” VIEW OF TBM AIRCRAFT FERRY FLIGHTS

From takeoff in southwestern France to touchdown in the U.S. state of Florida, the experience of ferrying Daher’s TBM very fast turboprop aircraft over the North Atlantic Ocean for customer deliveries is highlighted in a new video available on YouTube.

06/12/2016UAS ANNOUNCES TOP GLOBAL VENDORS OF 2016

Leading global ITP solutions provider, UAS International Trip Support announced the 2016 winners of the UAS Ground Handler and Fuel Supplier of the Year Awards at MEBAA Show 2016 in Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai. Launched in 2015, the awards celebrate and reward UAS’ top-performing industry partners in every continental area it serves.

06/12/2016BEECHCRAFT INTRODUCES SPECIAL MISSION ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE KING AIR 350 PLATFORM

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai that the company is now offering Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engines for improved performance on its King Air 350HW and King Air 350ER turboprops.

06/12/2016COMLUX DEVELOPS NEW AUXILIARY CENTER TANK SYSTEM FOR A321

Comlux has launched a new Forward Auxiliary Center Tank System for the Airbus A321.  The new system will allow VIP operators to realize a range increase of up to 500nm (25 pax) while commercial operators can expect up to 300nm (160 pax).

06/12/2016PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN SEA PRIME AND ASSOCIAZIONE MONTENAPOLEONE

The development strategy of SEA Prime continues. Just over a year following the presentation of the new business aviation terminal of Milano Linate Prime and a few months after the joint venture with Signature Flight Support (BBA Aviation Group) for ground handling services aimed at strengthening the positioning of Milano Linate Prime in the international circuit of business aviation, SEA Prime keeps focusing on the development of services dedicated to passengers and crews, consistently with the strategy of "partnership with the best in class" for the highest quality standards.

06/12/2016FALCON AVIATION LAUNCHES ITS FIXED BASED OPERATIONS AT AL MAKTOUM INT'L AIRPORT

Falcon Aviation are exhibiting again this year at the MEBAA show and they would like to extend a warm welcome to visitors to attend their stand and to discuss their requirements in person.

05/12/2016SATCOM DIRECT AUTHORIZED TO RESELL INMARSAT’S KA-BAND GLOBAL XPRESS

Ahead of MEBAA 2016 Satcom Direct has announced that it is now authorized by Inmarsat’s Global Government Business Unit to provision and resell Inmarsat’s Ka-band Global Xpress (GX) service to global government customers for use in military, head-of-state and other government operations.

05/12/2016ROCKWELL COLLINS TO PROVIDE SAND AND DUST STORM FORECAST

Rockwell Collins is integrating regional sand and dust storm forecast information into the company’s ARINCDirect flight planning tools, enabling business aviation operators in those areas to improve safety and on-time performance.

05/12/2016TAG AVIATION EUROPE EXPANDS ITS MANAGED FLEET OF AIRCRAFT

TAG Aviation Europe is pleased to announce that seventeen new clients have chosen to place twenty aircraft under its comprehensive range of aircraft management services during the past year. TAG Aviation will operate the newly managed aircraft on behalf of the private owners which range from single engine turbo prop aircraft to VIP airliners.