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.
Expansion mirrors growing economic ties between the two fastest growing business jet markets, China and Africa.
Avion Pacific sold 16 helicopters last year and plans to add new services to continue growing.
China’s preference for larger, longer-range business jets will continue, according to market analyst Brian Foley.
Business aviation aficionados will convene again in Geneva in May.
Metrojet will continue its philosophy of “disciplined growth, being the best, not necessarily the biggest.”
Freesky Aviation, which also offers aircraft charter and management services, introduced the first Avanti II twin turboprop to China in 2012.
The BBJ Max 8 is planned to have a range of more than 6,300 nm, in large part due to itsnew CFMLeap engines.
Officials from Asia and the U.S. address efforts to promote its expansion
Global charter management company also grows line maintenance business and its FBO network