Dassault Aviation's revolutionary Combined Vision System (CVS) has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency and the Federal Aviation Administration for use on the new Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet.
Gulfstream Aerospace G500 flight-test programme is making significant progress toward the aircraft's anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
FlightSafety International has announced the start of the only factory-authorised Gulfstream G650 training programme located close to operators in Europe, the Middle East, and surrounding regions.
A private jet online booking company is about to launch in the Middle East. But, before it does, the company's founder will be undertaking a unique recce. Dave Calderwood reports.
Embraer has performed the maiden flight of the E190-E2 fourth prototype, which was completed in two hours. This aircraft will be used for specific interior tests such as cabin evacuation,
Embraer-CAE Training Services (ECTS) will expand its training programmes for Embraer Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 pilots and maintenance technicians through the addition of a new location at CAE's
Jet Aviation has successfully concluded its first retrofit installation of Split Scimitar Winglets (SSWs) on a BBJ1. The SSW retrofit was completed with EASA-approved Supplemental Type Certification (STC).
Business aviation's safety record isn't bad but it needs to improve to match commercial air transport, and the Flight Safety Foundation is working to achieve that. FSF's Greg Marshall talks to Dave Calderwood.
Embraer has presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2.
Jetex Flight Support CEO and president, Adel Mardini, says the company is looking forward to taking care of aircraft from its new FBO Terminal at Dubai South.
Empire Aviation Group (EAG), the Dubai-based global aviation asset management company, has inducted its third Bombardier Global Express XRS on to its managed fleet of business jets.
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced that the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft programme's second flight test vehicle (FTV2) completed its initial flight.
Newly created London based aircraft lessor Cello Air Finance has launched into the developing business aircraft leasing sector.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the second Gulfstream G600 completed its first flight, spending four hours and 26 minutes in the air and officially joining the flight-test campaign.
Embraer Executive Jets delivered 63 Phenom 300 light jets in 2016, the highest volume of any business jet model for the year, according to a report made by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).
DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has received an extension to its CAR145 approval from the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to provide line maintenance for the Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft type.
Gulfstream Aerospace has said its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set another speed record in Africa, flying from Windhoek, Namibia, in the southern part of the continent to Dakar, Senegal, on the west coast. The flight took 7 hours and 38
Embraer has appointed Michael Amalfitano as the President and CEO of its Executive Jets business unit.
Sky Prime has appointed AMAC to perform major modifications on a privately-owned A340 in Q2, 2017.
Abu Dhabi-based GI aviation has formally arrived on the scene to launch the “light” business aviation market to the UAE and Gulf region.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that its Gulfstream G280 aircraft recently set a speed record between Carlsbad, California, and Kalaoa, Hawaii, completing the overwater flight in just 4 hours and 47 minutes.
Qatar Executive has designed a new website www.qatarexec.com.qa where clients can explore private jets via 360 degree interactive panoramic photography, discover flight availability, and access VIP online enquiry and charter management services
Alfa Air is set to enter the West African business aviation market through its recently established Alfa Air of Africa unit in the Ivory Coast, reports ch-aviation.
Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, has announced that its chairman, Kenneth C. “Kenn” Ricci, will receive the Lifetime Aviation Entrepreneur Award at the Living Legends of Aviation 14th
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced its Service Centre Network has completed over 200 96-month heavy inspections on Challenger business jets.
Global Jet Centre has launched its new and improved website.
Ries Vriend CEO of Amsterdam Software and Captain Raman Oberoi, COO of Falcon Aviation have announced the signing of the FBO One Software agreement, providing an essential online operational management tool.
GAMA Aviation expects to announce details of a major investment at its Sharjah base when the Middle East Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show takes place in Dubai this December. Alan Dron reports.
Embraer has named Arjan Meijer as chief commercial officer, Embraer Commercial Aviation, reporting directly to John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation.
Field Aviation and Aselsa, a Turkish Armed Forces Foundation Company, are jointly developing a new Special Mission Aircraft platform.
The VIP Terminal at Dubai South has been opened by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan,
Embraer has announced the creation of a business unit focused on services and customer support, which will be led by Johann Bordais, who is currently serving as the director of services and support for Embraer
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the Gulfstream G600 has completed its first flight, officially kicking off the aircraft's flight-test programme.
Manufacturers are increasingly looking to augmented reality to shave months off interiors completions. Liz Moscrop reports.
The company said the test programme is 'progressing right on schedule, both on the ground and in the air.'
AJW Group has signed an agreement with a leading aircraft lessor to take on the consignment of an Airbus A340-500 MSN 572.
Dnata Travel has opened the first City Expert kiosk in Dubai at The Beach, Jumeirah Beach Residence. The kiosk was officially opened by Steve Barrass, senior vice president, dnata Travel.
Jet Aviation has secured approvals from the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the United Arab Emirates for Gulfstream G550 and G650 aircraft at its maintenance centre in Dubai.
Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo, highlighting the continuing success of its new aircraft family.
Dubai-based DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added a Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft to its fleet.
Avisa Gulf of Abu Dhabi has teamed up with Long Range Auxiliary Fuel of Switzerland and Seattle, USA, to form a strategic cooperation in offering aircraft auxiliary fuel tanks for installation on Boeing and other
Middle East Airlines (MEA) has purchased a second Embraer Legacy500 business jet for its private-jet affiliate, Cedar Executive. The second aircraft is expected to enter into service in mid-2017.
New research from Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for large-cabin, long-range private jets, reveals that 293 mid to large private jets were delivered to the Middle East
Spectrum Aeromed has announced this week that the company was selected to equip Turkey, based Redstar Aviation's new Bombardier Learjet 45XR with new air ambulance equipment.
Airbus Corporate Jets has won another commitment for an ACJ320neo.
The completion specialists at Lufthansa Technik have re-delivered the second BBJ to Abu Dhabi private jet company Royal Jet,
Embraer Executive Jets will display the Legacy 500 and Legacy 650 business jets at MEBA 2016, which takes place December 6-8 in Dubai.
Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Safety Line have unveiled a strategic partnership that will enable airlines to benefit from significant fuel savings.
JetSmarter has announced the launch of the first-ever shared, private JetShuttle flight that will connect Europe and the Middle East, offering JetSmarter members single-seat trips on flights between
Cessna Aircraft Company has said that the second aircraft in the Citation Longitude flight test programme has successfully completed its first flight just over one month after the first prototype aircraft took to the skies in October.
Gulfstream Aerospace will display three of its business jets at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show Dec. 6-8 in Dubai.
AMAC Aerospace has announced that several contracts with new and existing customers for maintenance packages on Airbus A318, A319, Boeing BBJ and Gulfstream G550 have been awarded to the facility in Basel, Switzerland.
Royal Jet, the Abu Dhabi-headquartered, award-winning international luxury flight service provider, has taken delivery of a striking new 34 seat Boeing Business Jet – the world's first BBJ equipped with KA-band satellite broadband
Gama Aviation's is pleased to announce three new aircraft to its managed fleet in the Middle East with the addition of two Learjet 60's and a Piaggio Avanti Evo.
The number of business jets being delivered globally fell by 4.7% in the first quarter of this year when compared to the same period in 2015 thanks a lack of available finance according to new research from.Global Jet
Falcon Aviation, based in Abu Dhabi, has announced that Pauline Smith has joined the company in the role of FBO Manager.
Satair Group, a provider of aftermarket spares support, services and solutions, have entered into a five year exclusive agreement with Honeywell Aerospace, expanding an already long lasting partnership which dates back from
Lufthansa Technik has launched what it has called a Smart Lifecycle Programme - a cost per-flight-hour technical services contact for Boeing or Airbus VIP and special mission aircraft customers.
The world's first fully certificated personal jet is now reality. Cirrus Aircraft has secured US type certification for its Vision personal jet. Customer deliveries of the $1.96 million aircraft are scheduled to begin in
Boeing Business Jets has unveiled the BBJ MAX 7, the newest addition to the BBJ fleet.
Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) has partnered with its parent division Airbus Corporate Jets to offer to an undisclosed ACJ Customer a global upgrade and heavy maintenance including, for the first time, the
Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has added a second brand new Gulfstream G650 to its managed fleet in Dubai.
Dubai headquartered international trip support company, UAS, has sold a major stake in the company to Chinese business aviation operator Deer Jet, it was announced at NBAA today.
Despite its terrible challenges, Turkey is striving to build a strong business aviation community. Liz Moscrop reports.
Superior medevac services have taken wing in the Middle East. Liz Moscrop rounds up what's on offer.
German special mission operator FAI rent-a-jet has been awarded a one-year public tendered contract to operate two Learjet 60s out of Algiers.
AMAC Aerospace has been awarded a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) contract for a privately owned Airbus A330 aircraft from the Middle East. Additionally it has also been awarded the contract for two privately owned
During the third quarter of 2016 Embraer delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market, 38% more than the same period of 2015.
Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Robert Glasscock vice president and lead Organizational Designation Authorization (ODA) administrator.
Cessna Aircraft Company has announced the successful first flight of its Citation Longitude super-midsize jet.
The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) last night finally concluded the long awaited historic agreement to implement a market-based measure that will support airlines' efforts to stabilise emissions
Abu Dhabi's luxury executive jet provider Royal Jet has a new President and CEO. Canadian, Rob DiCastri brings to the company more than 25 years of international aviation and hospitality leadership, including over 10 years in the Middle East, where he played a key
Jon Lake looks at the progress of the Jordan Air Ambulance Centre (JAAC).
Dassault Aviation has delivered its first Falcon 8X, marking the entry into service of the company's new ultra-long range flagship.
Nextant Aerospace, Constant Aviation, and Rockwell Collins launch NG 400XTi flight deck for Beechjet
Nextant Aerospace and Constant Aviation have partnered with Rockwell Collins to introduce the next generation 400XTi flight deck now available to Beechjet 400A/XP owners as a
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced it has sold the last Gulfstream G150, marking the end of the mid-size aircraft's more than 10-year production run. The final G150 will be delivered to a customer in mid-2017.
Bombardier has announced all existing Globalaircraft customers can take advantage of ultra-high-speed Internet access, consistent performance and seamless coverage across the globe.
Private jet booking platform Stratajet has expanded its service offering by bringing renowned fixed base operator (FBO) Jetex onto its system.
Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show 2016, organised by F&E Aerospace on behalf of MEBAA at DWC, Airshow Site,
Saudia Private Aviation (SPA) has signed a long-term agreement with Wyvern to implement a comprehensive programme ensuring that SPA achieves the highest standard of safety and quality possible.
Turkish Airlines has announced it will acquire one Bombardier Challenger 850 aircraft, reports ch-aviation.
TrueNorth Avionics today unveiled its latest cabin communications system, Simphonē Pro (pronounced 'symphony') today with a special upgrade programme for legacy Simphonē product owners. The new product delivers
For the seventh consecutive year, Embraer has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI World Universe 2016/2017).
RUAG Aviation has announced the extension of the EASA Part 145 Maintenance Organisation approvals to include line and base maintenance for the Gulfstream G550 at its facilities in Munich.
The former executive vice president of Qatar Airways Executive and managing director, Middle East and Asia at Gama Aviation, Dubai, Dave Edwards has joined Synergy Aviation.
Comlux The Aviation Group has become the first to retrofit an Airbus corporate jet, an ACJ319, with Sharklets, which bring a fuel-saving of up to four per cent and a corresponding range improvement.
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced its Service Centre Network has now completed over 75 120-month heavy inspections on Global business jets.
Advent Aircraft Systems has launched certification on the Pilatus PC-12 of its proven, advanced technology, light weight anti-skid braking system (Advent eABS).
Another E190-E2, serial number 20.003, took off on its maiden flight last Saturday, August 27, from the company's facility in São José dos Campos. The new E-Jet is the third of four prototypes to join the E190-E2 certification programme.
Gulfstream Aerospace has developed the first phase of an intuitive mobile application to help Gulfstream operators streamline flight operations.
The deadline for compliance with Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 better known as Part NCC becomes valid today and applies to ALL complex aircraft operated in Europe whether EASA registered or
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that the fifth Gulfstream G500 test aircraft has completed its first flight on August 5.
Middle Eastern carriers are getting the opportunity to take a close look at the revolutionary new GX Aviation, high-speed inflight Wi-Fi network arriving to airlines and business jets later this year.
Embraer introduces new evolution of Phenom 100 - already ordered by Emirates Flight Training Academy
Embraer Executive Jets has launched an evolution of its entry-level Phenom 100 business jet, the Phenom 100 EV, at the EAA AirVenture Fly-In and Convention.
Lufthansa Technik has launched a laser-based system to aid installation in VIP aircraft cabins.
Falcon Aviation Services, which operates sightseeing helicopter tours from its certified helipad at Dubai's flagship Atlantis The Palm resort, says uptake for the service rose 20% last year. Falcon, which operates the service in partnership with
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has delivered two of its Sukhoi Business Jets (SBJ) to the Royal Thai Air Force, in a roll-out ceremony held at Sukhoi's base in Venice.
Switzerland-based Vertis Aviation adding a second Gulfstream G550 to its portfolio.
Dassault Aviation has announced that the Falcon 8X has received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
West Africa, particularly Nigeria, are emerging as business aviation growth markets as the region continues to develop industries based on its natural resources, according to the Middle East's only African-owned aviation company.