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May 13, 2012 - 11:30am
Neelam Mathews
ACJ319

An undisclosed head-of-state has taken delivery of the 11th aircraft completed by the Airbus Corporate Jet Center (ACJC). The ACJ319 features a six-zone cabin that can carry up to 19 passengers.

May 13, 2012 - 11:15am
Neelam Mathews
Odyssey cabinetry

Greenpoint Technologies (Stand 839), a completions center for Boeing Business Jets, is showcasing cabinetry craftsmanship here at EBACE, where it is displaying cabinetry manufactured and designed for the 747‐8 VIP. The U.S. company is one of only 15 approved BBJ completion centers worldwide.

May 13, 2012 - 11:10am
Bill Carey

Jet Aviation is to give operators access to discounted fuel through a new partnership with World Fuel Services. The deal, which will be available in tandem with the company’s existing fuel program, will be available through all its FBOs and maintenance facilities.

May 13, 2012 - 11:10am
Bill Carey
Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation is to give operators access to discounted fuel through a new partnership with World Fuel Services. The deal, which will be available in tandem with the company’s existing fuel program, will be available through all its FBOs and maintenance facilities.

“The ability to meet all our customers’ provisioning needs under one roof is of great value to our global MRO and FBO network,” said Frank Kusserow, director FBO Services EMEA & Asia. “This offer is the result of our continuous efforts to improve efficiencies in order to maximize customer benefit.”

May 13, 2012 - 11:00am
Bill Carey
Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation (Stand 7040) has launched a “global refurbishment” program to renew and harmonize the look of its FBO and major MRO facilities worldwide. The Swiss-based business aviation services group will begin the investments with its Geneva, Zurich and Basel sites, focusing on lobbies and customer and crew lounges, as it gradually completes the transformations and adds customer-focused enhancements.

May 13, 2012 - 10:45am
Thierry Dubois
EASy II

The new EASy II flight deck is in full view here at the EBACE show in the cockpit of a Dassault Falcon 900EX. Honeywell, manufacturer of the Primus Epic avionics suite on which the EASy suite is based, has brought the aircraft to Geneva and is offering customer demonstration flights.

May 13, 2012 - 10:30am
James Wynbrandt
FlightAware

FlightAware (Stand 2065), the U.S.-based flight tracking company, is introducing two new web-based products this week in its debut appearance at the EBACE show. FlightAware Global is aimed at aircraft operators, while FBO ToolBox Europe is designed for FBOs and handlers.

May 13, 2012 - 10:15am
Liz Moscrop
Airbus ACJ319

The latest Airbus ACJ319 is making its world airshow debut on the EBACE static display. Operated by Swiss-based business aviation services company Comlux (Stand 227), the aircraft can carry 19 passengers and features a cabin by the group’s outfitting arm Comlux America (see page 42).

May 13, 2012 - 10:00am
Amy Laboda

Fort Launderdale, Florida FBO Banyan Air Service (Stand 456) has just completed equipping its ramp to meet requirements for the new Gulfstream G650 and G280 corporate jets. These aircraft, set to enter service this year, are equipped with new maintenance systems that depend on wireless connectivity to deliver its messages to mechanics and to facilitate software repair and updates to components.

May 13, 2012 - 9:45am
Neelam Mathews

Prague-based aircraft charter and management provider ABS Jets recorded its best-ever revenues in 2011, breaking the CZK1 billion ($51 million) barrier for the first time. While this represents an increase of 2 percent over the previous year, gross profits increased by 23 percent compared to 2010, to CZK44 million ($2.25 million).

 

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