News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.
This new platform gives VistaJet customers access to 72 silver and red private jets via WeChat, the instant message-based communications app in China.
Kara Dixon and Andew Hoy, formerly of Affinity Aviation Group, will act as director, sales and v-p of sales for the European division of ACASS.
The airframer expects to receive the production certificate by the end of June.
“In the U.S., business aviation grew from bottom up. In China it is growing from top down,” said NBAA president and CEO Ed Bolen.
This year’s event features more than 170 exhibitors, 40 percent of which are Asian companies—“the highest number ever.”
Hong Kong-based consulting firm is growing rapidly in publishing, data, analysis and provision of services to facilitate aircraft transactions.
Company forecasts up to 90 midsize-to-large cabin business jet deliveries to the Asia Pacific region each year for the next decade.
Comlux Aviation is seeking to forge a partnership with a Chinese business aircraft operator.
All fleet categories—business jets, turboprops and pistons —experienced increased activity last month versus a year ago.
Turbine business airplane accidents worldwide claimed the lives of fewer people in the first quarter—16 compared to 25 in the same period last year.