Feras, the American-founded executive flight support company active since 1992 in Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS countries, has inaugurated new facilities to support increased activities, which nearly doubled last year.
Lufthansa Private Jet is here at EBACE 2007 at Booth No. 1240 enjoying the unexpected success of a combined airline-business jet product it launched just two years ago. It is now considering branching out into the U.S.
Spain-based Gestair Private Aviation is planning on buying up to $60 million worth of new business jets in the 2007 to 2010 time period, general manager Fernando Flores told EBACE Convention News here on Tuesday. These aircraft will be midsize and very light jets (VLJs).
L-3 Avionics Systems has received STC approval aboard the King Air C90 for its new Iris infrared imaging system for general aviation aircraft, along with FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval. The C90 is the first application for Iris, which a spokesperson said is generating “tremendous interest.
Spanish aircraft charter and management firm Executive Airlines has seen its sales rocket from $12 million in 2005 to more than $26 million last year, and implementation of current plans should result in sales of more than $47 million this year.
Eclipse Aviation announced at EBACE that it has won an order for 180 Eclipse 500s from a single customer. Eastern European-based Etirc Aviation Europe, a sales, service and support company, had previously ordered 40 Eclipse 500s for sale in Eastern Europe.
Embraer, which is having a good sales week at EBACE with orders for 11 aircraft announced thus far, has selected the CAE Burgess Hill, UK training center as the European training location for the Phenom 100 VLJ and Phenom 300 light jet.
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the Citation Mustang, not only for registration in Europe but for flying steep approaches as well. According to Cessna, the VLJ is the first new-generation entry-level business jet to achieve certification in Europe.
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