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.

July 19, 2017, 11:49 AM

Textron Delivers More Bizjets, Fewer King Airs in 2Q17

The division recorded a $54 million profit in the second quarter versus $81 million a year ago, primarily due to lower volume and mix.

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Apr 10, 2014 - 2:47 PM
Business aircraft flying continued its positive streak so far this year, with activity climbing 1.1 percent year-over-year in March.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:31 PM
NetJets is preparing to launch its NetJets China business in the middle of this year, by which time it expects to receive Chinese government approval.
Robinson Helicopters R44
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:30 PM
The Hong Kong-based company’s projection for 2014 growth is 20 percent again, based on actual orders placed for helicopters in the region.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:20 PM
Early next year, FlightSafety International will provide Embraer Legacy 650 training at its learning center at Paris Le Bourget Airport.
China bizav
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:15 PM
The sector remains temptingly elusive for the big manufacturers, and has yet to deliver the huge prizes promised a few short years ago.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:15 PM
GAMA announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region this week.
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:10 PM
Abu Dhabi customer takes delivery of Cessna Aircraft’s 100th Grand Caravan EX.
Flight Safety International flight-deck simulators
Apr 10, 2014 - 2:00 PM
Supplying training for pilots and the technicians who will service the aircraft remains one of the industry’s more profound challenges.
Pilatus PC-12 single-engine turboprop
Apr 10, 2014 - 1:45 PM
In 2012, the country’s economy grew at its fastest pace in more than a decade, which makes it fertile ground for business aviation.
Apr 10, 2014 - 1:15 PM
First deliveries of the EC175 are planned for this year, but customers won’t receive the AC352 until 2017 at the earliest.