Business Aviation

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.

April 20, 2017, 12:49 PM

With Bizjet Pricing Still Soft, Embraer Stresses Value

It cited MGM trading in its fleet of “Brand X” airplanes late last year for two Embraer Lineages after being pitched on their value proposition.

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Apr 10, 2017 - 11:26 AM
This new platform gives VistaJet customers access to 72 silver and red private jets via WeChat, the instant message-based communications app in China.
Apr 10, 2017 - 10:05 AM
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.
Apr 10, 2017 - 8:55 AM
The airframer expects to receive the production certificate by the end of June.
Apr 10, 2017 - 4:39 AM
“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.
Apr 10, 2017 - 4:31 AM
This year’s event features more than 170 exhibitors, 40 percent of which are Asian companies—“the highest number ever.”
Apr 10, 2017 - 3:00 AM
Hong Kong-based consulting firm is growing rapidly in publishing, data, analysis and provision of services to facilitate aircraft transactions.
Apr 10, 2017 - 2:10 AM
Company forecasts up to 90 midsize-to-large cabin business jet deliveries to the Asia Pacific region each year for the next decade.
Apr 10, 2017 - 1:00 AM
Comlux Aviation is seeking to forge a partnership with a Chinese business aircraft operator.
Apr 9, 2017 - 10:30 PM
All fleet categories—business jets, turboprops and pistons —experienced increased activity last month versus a year ago.
Apr 9, 2017 - 9:53 PM
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.