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Freesky Aviation, which also offers aircraft charter and management services, introduced the first Avanti II twin turboprop to China in 2012.
Satcom1 announced activation of its AvioIP advanced router software on an Emteq eConnect airborne router installed on a Bombardier Global Express.
The Japanese police force is replacing an aging Bell 412 with the AgustaWestland AW139.
Avion Pacific sold 16 helicopters last year and plans to add services to continue growing.
ABACE 2014 has attracted a record-breaking 187 exhibitors and 38 static-display aircraft.
The milestone trijet entered final assembly earlier this year and will fly to the Falcon completion center in Little Rock, Arkansas, in June.
Recent delivery to Indonesian Government is company’s 15th completion.
A meeting at ABACE 2014 outlined how new Core Principles for Business Aviation could boost business aviation prospects in the Asia Pacific region.
Easing regulations and further opening of the airspace is helping helicopter sales grow by an average of 20 percent per year in China.