Cadets on the Etihad MPL programme will become the first in the world to carry out their core flying on a multi-engined jet.
Bombardier Business Aircraft has released its annual 10-year forecast for the private aviation market.
Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Lufthansa Technik are to expand their successful co-operation in pre-defined VIP cabin completions by offering the Elite concept on the ACJ319.
Airbus has launched the ACJ320neo, The launch customer for the long-anticipated variant is Farnborough, UK-based Acropolis Aviation.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that Qatar Executive has agreed to purchase up to 30 Gulfstream aircraft as part of an MoU originally announced in October of last year.
Embraer Executive Jets has announced that the Legacy 500, its new midsize business jet that just entered the market, has already set four new world speed records for its class, this year.
All new Boeing Business Jets (BBJ) from summer 2016 onwards will be fitted with the revolutionary split scimitar winglet (SSW), the company's president said.
Saudi Arabian headquartered Nexus group has signed a VIP Pass engine care agreement with Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC) for its CJ319.
Morocco has received its first Gulfstream G280 following a type acceptance certificate in March from Morocco's Directorate General of Civil Aviation, whose approval was based on the aircraft's type certification from the European
Nextant Aerospace (which makes the award-winning 400XTi – the world's only remanufactured business jet – and is currently flight-testing its new G90XT turboprop, has announced a major expansion of its Middle East sales operation.
EBACE: Rockwell Collins to provide cabin management and HD entertainment system on Falcon Jet 5X, 8X
Rockwell Collins has been selected to provide the FalconCabin HD+ cabin management and entertainment system for Dassault's new Falcon Jet 5X and Falcon Jet 8X business
The Embraer Executive Jets' newest mid-light jet, the Legacy 450, is making its European debut at the 15th European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE).
Completion and refurbishment specialist Flying Colours is to fit three of the new Bombardier Challenger 650 aircraft into dedicated medevac configuration.
Dubai Airshow presence is crucial to staying at the cutting edge of business aviation, said UAS International Trip Support.
Gulfstream is on track for the first flight of its new G500 clean-sheet business jet the company said at EBACE today
Cessna said at EBACE today that its latest model - the Citation Latitude - will enter the market with final range and runway performance specifications that exceed previous projections.
TrueNorth Avionics announced today at EBACE that AMAC Aerospace has installed the company's Simphonē Mobile GSM System for a Middle Eastern head of state Boeing 747-8I aircraft completion.
Rockwell Collins said at the European business aviation show EBACE today that pilots flying new Beechcraft King Air 350i, 250 and C90GTx turboprops will experience intuitive, eyes-forward flying with its Pro Line Fusion flight
A new paradigm is about to hit the global business aviation charter market, writes Liz Moscrop.
TAG Aviation has announced that it has unified all of its maintenance centres under the name 'TAG Aviation Maintenance Services'.
Despite the positives for business aviation across Africa, there are still a number of challenges. Ian Sheppard, editor, African Aerospace, moderated a panel session looking at the industry.
The launch three years ago of the African Business Aviation Association (AfBAA) moved business aviation in the region into the spotlight. Operators, financiers, lessors, owners, FBO and flight service providers now have a voice.
Starting this month, VVIP customers travelling on flights operated by DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) will be able to experience the benefits of arriving in the United States of America
For many years Africa has been seen as a high-risk investment. Access to structured finance has been hard to break through, but are things changing? From modernising fleets to introducing new business aircraft,
The Registry of Aruba is celebrating its 20 years in the business with innovative regulator changes.
ExecuJet Aviation Group of Switzerland has been acquired by Luxaviation, Europe's leading business aviation group, based in Luxembourg. The transaction sees Luxaviation acquire the entire share capital of ExecuJet and become the
How aviation will help African countries improve their economies and cooperation between blocks of African nations will develop infrastructure will be the subject of a keynote address by Hon. Dzifa Aku Attivor,
In just over a year since it became fully operational at its Dubai World Central (DWC) base, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen a dramatic increase in the movement of business aircraft taking off
Qatar Executive – Qatar Airways' business jet division – is growing its international footprint by targeting corporations and the fast-growing number of high-net-worth individuals in Asia, reinforcing its strategy to tap into global
The manufacturers of the Eclipse 550 twin-engine light jet and the Kestrel K350 single-engine turboprop are coming together to form the One Aviation Corporation.
Comlux America has announced the successful installation and certification of the first FANS program on a Challenger 601 aircraft.
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new iPad software application that allows pilots to readily access aircraft flight documentation on or offline.
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has issued a call for submissions regarding aviation-related projects that helps to reduce CO2 emissions.
An exciting new entrant to the business aviation sector, the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States FAA.
Jet Aviation has developed European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) version 7.1 upgrade.
Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a Dassault Aviation company-owned service centre, has completed an initial C-check on an in-service Falcon 7X, preparing the way for the start of routine overhauls.
Jeppesen,and AvPlan Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), an iPad-based EFB service are teaming together to integrate AvPlan EFB flight planning capabilities with Jeppesen navigation information.
Swiss completions specialist AMAC has placed an order for the Swedish built CTT Cair System to be installed in a VIP B777-200 aircraft belived to be for a Middle Eastern customer.
Middle East Corporation Aviation Summit (MECAS) will take place May 13 in Abu Dhabi.
Airbus Helicopters today presented its all-new H160 all-composite civil helicopter and the first product introduced with the Airbus Helicopters corporate identity and its new numbering designation.
After 25 years of service, Ali Al Naqbi has announced his retirement from his government position as the vice president of finance and administration at Presidential Flight, Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi-based private charter company, Royal Jet, has awarded SR Technics a five-year contract to maintain, repair and overhaul their CFM56-7B engine fleet.
Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that the Gulfstream G650ER has once again demonstrated its ability to go the distance by completing the farthest flight in its history.
Dubai based operator Empire Aviation Group is preparing to fly the Falcon 8X, after placing an order.
Dubai World Central FBO and aircraft operator, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim, has been issued its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).
Dassault Aviation's new flagship, the ultra-long range Falcon 8X, successfully completed its first flight a little more than one month after rollout.
The inaugural business aviation regulation working group took place on the 25th of January 2015 at the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) headquarters in Dubai, less than two months after the initiative was
Qatar Airways announced today that it will add an all-Premium Class Airbus A319 to its growing corporate jet fleet, Qatar Executive, to meet the rising demand for charter luxury group and incentive travel.
Cessna Aircraft Company is celebrating the roll out of the first production Citation Latitude at the company's Wichita, Kansas manufacturing facility, just three years since being announced to the market.
Jeppesen, has signed a multi-year service contract with leading Saudi Arabian private jet operator NasJet to provide international trip planning services to increase the Riyadh-based airline's flight department operational
As part of the San Marino Aircraft Registry's commitment to the aviation industry, the Registry has announced the San Marino Republic's Ratification to the Cape Town convention.
Business aircraft sales, acquisitions and trader Jetcraft, has launched a new commercial aircraft sales and leasing division.
Bombardier has halted production on the proposed Learjet flagship, the Lear 85 with several analysts suggesting the “pause” could be permanent.
Embraer delivered 30 commercial and 52 business jets, 38 light and 14 large jets, during the fourth quarter of 2014 (Q14), thus closing out the year with 92 airplanes delivered to the commercial airline market and 116 to the
Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT), a joint venture between CAE and Emirates airline, has ordered two simulators --a Boeing B737-800W and a Gulfstream 650-- as well as a Gulfstream 650 CAE Simfinity integrated procedures
MNG Jet has been approved for line maintenance on Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority – Airworthiness (AW) Department, has met with stakeholders in Dubai to provide latest updates from AW Department and seek industry feedback on the services, regulations, and processes.
In response to the rapid and continued growth of the aviation industry in the Middle East, Emirates-CAE Flight Training (ECFT) is to expand its second Dubai training facility at Dubai Silicon Oasis.
The recent Transport Canada type certification of Pratt & Whitney Canada's PW306D1 turbofan engine sets the stage for the entry into service of Cessna's newest business jet, the Citation Latitude.
Associated Air Center (AAC) has signed a contract for a new, green Airbus A320CJ VVIP narrow-body completion project with a Middle Eastern customer.
Using the iconic Emirates uniform as a starting point for inspiration, the Emirates Executive uniform features a sleek red shift dress and a beige cropped jacket. The highly recognisable red pill-box hat remains, but the side veil has been
Members of MEBAA – the region's business aviaition association – are being offered a special scrub thanks to a UAE company's success at the MEBA show in Dubai.
The MEBA business aviation show is to have a new name for its next edition to be held at Dubai World Central on December 6-8 2016.
FlightSafety International launched a challenge to the CAE-Emirates dominance of training centres in the UAE with a partnership deal with Abu Dhabi Aviation announced at the MEBA show.
Saudi Arabia's NasJet, signed a strategic partnership agreement with The Jet Business, - the world's first ever street-level corporate aviation showroom - for the acquisition and sale of private jet
Swiss-based Vertis Aviation has added a Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) and a Gulfstream G450 to its expanding charter portfolio.
Saudi Arabia's Wallan Aviation gave MEBA a sales boost with deals for one business jet and three helicopters – and there's more on the way.
Rockwell Collins' Venue HD cabin management and entertainment system, Airshow Moving Map and audio/video on-demand (AVOD) streaming solution, have been selected by an undisclosed customer for a wide-body
Bombardier Business Aircraft has announced the recent addition of Arabasco as an Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for Challenger 605 aircraft customers based in or flying to Saudi Arabia.
Jeppesen, has signed a multi-year service contract with Saudi Arabian private jet operator NasJet to provide international trip planning services that will increase flight department operational efficiency.
Swiss operator Comlux which has a base in Bahrain announced at MEBA that it had ordered two BBJ MAX 8s. The first BBJs to be selected by the VIP charter operation for its fleet.
The Middle East's first VIP completion centre hit a major milestone yesterday with a ground-breaking ceremony at the Dubai World Central site.
Two leading British business aviation companies with interests in the Middle East and Africa, Hangar 8 and Gama Aviation, are to merge. The new company, to be called Gama Aviation plc, will have a market
AMAC Aerospace announced the signing of a new cabin reconfiguration contract for a Boeing Business Jet with an undisclosed Middle Eastern customer.
This year's MEBA – held at the new purpose-built Dubai Airshow site at Dubai World Central between December 8-10, 2014 – will see both Emirates and Etihad making a debut at the region's biggest business and private aviation event, along with
A number of operators within the MENA region are experiencing an ever increasing shortage of pilots, according to Zenon Aviation Recruitment.
Airbus is exhibiting an ACJ319, operated by MJet, at the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) show.
Dassault Aviation has delivered the 100th Falcon equipped with Dassault's new FalconBroadcast airborne health monitoring tool.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has announced that Petroleum Air Services (PAS) of Cairo, Egypt has signed a firm purchase agreement to acquire a CRJ900 NextGen regional jet.
Gulfstream Aerospace recently delivered the first fully outfitted G650ER business jet to a customer, ahead of the 2015 projected delivery date.
Royal Jet offers a full suite of exclusive services for visiting private jets and discerning clients flying in to attend the Formula 1.
AMAC Aerospace has been appointed by Pilatus as the exclusive Sales Distributor for the all-new PC-24 light jet in the Middle East. The new appointment, formally signed on October 30th
Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced that its fixed based operator (FBO) DhabiJet is offering a special package offer to all visiting aircraft between 16th – 24th November for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu
Air Culinaire Worldwide Paris has debuted all new signature dishes featuring the latest trends in local cuisine, adapted for the unique in-flight environment.
AMAC Aerospace has completed its first interior refurbishment project wholly designed by its own professional in-house design team.
ExecuJet Aviation Group is celebrating a triple win at the Bombardier Authorised Service Facility (ASF) Excellence Awards.
Industry veteran Ted Farid is to join fast-growing aircraft sales consultancy, JetHQ, as its first chairman. He has 47 years of global aviation leadership experience from some of the world's leading OEMs including Cessna, Learjet and Beechcraft.
Titan Aviation, the Dubai-based specialist in international aviation services, is marking its 10th year of operations by adding new aircraft to its existing fleet of privately managed aircraft.
Dassault Aviation has introduced a new airborne response service that provides not only rapid AOG support but also alternative transportation options for passengers.
Mubadala company Piaggio has changed its name.
SyberJet Aircraft unveiled an all new Jason Castriota design interior as well as the avionics suite - SyberVision in a full scale cockpit mock up of its new-look SJ30 at the NBAA convention in Orlando, Florida today.
While Honeywell is forecasting up to 9,450 new business jet deliveries worth $280 billion from 2014 to 2024 in its 23rd annual Business Aviation Outlook, the figures for the Middle East and Africa are projecting a downturn against
Bombardier has expanded its Challenger family of business jets with the addition of the new Challenger 650 aircraft announced on the eve of NBAA in Florida.
Airbus has launched a new VIP cabin concept, initially for the A330-200, offering a faster and more affordable way to the greater capacity, capability and comfort of a widebody for both private and government customers.
Lufthansa Technik announced a new addition to its product portfolio of VIP cabin concepts today as it revealed an "Executive Shuttle" concept for aircraft of the Airbus A320 and the Boeing 737 families with an airline
Dubai headquartered flight support company, Hadid is to partner with Satcom Direct to jointly offer flight planning, aircraft datalink, flight-following and international trip support services.
Air Culinaire Worldwide - a division of Universal Weather and Aviation - has launched a new training programme designed to provide flight crews additional knowledge on food safety, food allergies, gluten-free diets, and