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August 13, 2014, 1:54 PM

AgustaWestland is displaying two of its lighter helicopters here at the LABACE show in the form of a Power and a GrandNew, and will also unveil the cabin interior for its new AW169 helicopter.

August 13, 2014, 1:21 PM

Airbus Corporate Jets doesn’t do small business jets. The entry level into the ACJ world is the ACJ318, based on the 100-plus-seat A318 airliner.

August 13, 2014, 12:44 PM

In moves that appear counter to the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO), Zambia and the Ivory Coast have issued bans on air travel between their territories and three West African countries in which Ebola outbreaks have occurred.

August 13, 2014, 12:01 PM

World Fuel Services’ Air Elite Network (Booth 3010) launched a new loyalty reward program, Diamond Dividends, here at the LABACE show. World Fuel also added the Orion Jet Center in Miami, Florida, to its network of FBOs.

August 13, 2014, 12:00 PM

Bombardier is making a strong appearance at the LABACE show with four of its aircraft in the static display at São Paulo’s Congonhas Airport, spanning the entire gamut of the private jet market.

August 13, 2014, 11:00 AM

Nextant Aerospace, producer of the remanufactured 400XTi (based on the Hawker 400A/XP) and G90XT (based on the Beechcraft King Air C90), announced today that Aerie Aviação will be its exclusive sales agent for Brazil. The company will work alongside Nextant’s existing Central and South American representative, GFM Aviation. The region offers considerable opportunities for Nextant, as it already has a large population of ageing Hawker 400s and King Air C90s.

August 13, 2014, 10:55 AM

The FAA has issued amended repair station regulations that allow the agency to deny an application for a new repair station certificate if the applicant or certain associated key individuals had materially contributed to the circumstances that caused a previous repair station certificate revocation action. The rule also adds a new section prohibiting fraudulent or intentionally false entries or omissions of material facts in any application, record or report made under the repair station rules.

August 13, 2014, 10:50 AM

Embraer Executive Jets has opened new facilities at its contact center to provide operational, technical and maintenance support for its fleet of business jets. Since the center opened in 2009, Embraer’s fleet has quintupled in size to 780 aircraft in 50 countries. The contact center, which is located in Embraer’s São José dos Campos headquarters in Brazil, operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year and provides personalized service from the first contact to the final solution for customer needs, anywhere in the world.

August 13, 2014, 10:45 AM

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) is the beneficiary of a $10,000 donation from Dallas Airmotive as part of BBA Aviation’s charitable giving program. TSRHC, which is located in downtown Dallas, is dedicated to children with orthopedic, neurological and learning disorders and provides medical care regardless of the family’s ability to pay. TSRHC treats children with diseases such as scoliosis, club foot, hand disorders, hip disorders and limb-length differences as well as certain related neurological disorders and learning disorders such as dyslexia.

August 13, 2014, 10:40 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace has added a hangar specifically for mid-cabin aircraft maintenance at its service and completions facility at Outagamie County Regional Airport in Appleton, Wis. The 25,500-sq-ft building, which is leased from Outagamie County, comprises 18,000 sq ft of hangar space and 7,500 sq ft of office space. The building includes new hangar doors that enable it to accommodate all Gulfstream mid-cabin models, remodeled customer and employee offices, and a glass-enclosed conference room.

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