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.
Bizav forecasts suggest more flying in Europe, but less interest in purchasing new aircraft.
Europe’s highest court has ruled that non-German operators cannot be discriminated against.
CAE is seeking to make business aircraft training more rewarding and less burdensome for operators.
The primary driver for Gulfstream is its flagship G650, though sales of the G450 and G550 are still holding up.
Alpha Star Aviation Services to become the first operator of ATR 72-600s in the region
Whether its lighting or cabin management, the company aims to deliver equipment that is more responsive to customer needs.
Rolls-Royce is probably the leading engine manufacturer for larger business jets, and as the fleet grows it is investing heavily in supporting operators.
Gama Aviation’s Airops software links with PrivateFly booking platform to automate charter quotes
Wireless-controlled electric tug from Germany frees up wasted hangar space.
With airport access being a big concern for European business aviation GNSS systems as EGNOS are helping to open up new airports to the sector.