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Airports

Larry Flynn Joins Finance Company's Foray into Aviation

Former Gulfstream chairman has joined the advisory board of Capital Aviation Group.
Avionics

TrueNorth Becomes SD Avionics

Satcom Direct has redefined the connectivity capabilities of business aircraft over the past 20 years.
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

Cayman Sees Increase in Bizav Visitors

Only an hour from Florida, the Cayman Islands represents a low-cost, low-bureaucracy base for international businesses.
Aircraft

Ninth ACJneo is a 319 Set for Asia

Airbus Corporate Jets says it has sold a ninth ACJ320neo family aircraft.
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Finance, Taxes, Insurance

AMS Cayman Signs Leasing Accord with MLR

Two companies bring vast experience in airliner and business jet management with a focus on airliners leased by non-scheduled operators.
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Aircraft

Pilatus Expects PC-24 First Delivery by Year-end

Swiss manufacturer Pilatus is readying for its much-hyped twin jet to receive type certification by the end of December.
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Training and Workforce

CAE Launches Master Pilot Program for Bizav

Flexjet has extended its pilot flight training contract with CAE for a further six years.
Finance, Taxes, Insurance

MEBAA Expands Influence in Middle East and North Africa

In 2018 MEBAA will focus on a broader range of countries, such as Jordan and Tunisia.
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Engines

Rolls-Royce Continues to Improve Top-End Service

UK engine manufacturer is working hard to maximize engine support for Gulfstream, Bombardier and Embraer fleets it powers.
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Hampton Aviation Soups Up King Air with new A/C, eABS

Arkansas company has brought an upgraded King Air to NBAA static to demo aircon and braking systems.
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Cabin Interior and Electronics

TAG Aviation Expands Geneva Cabin Capabilities

Swiss company has bolstered its European cabin refurbishment services at Geneva Airport.
Environment

Countdown to Intl. Aviation Emissions Scheme Begins

ICAO’s new aviation climate scheme was born following Europe’s ETS was criticized for its “extraterritorial” ambitions.
Rotorcraft

Helitech Expands Market Presence

Having come from small beginnings at Redhill and Duxford Aerodromes, HeliTech has come of age alternating between London and Amsterdam.
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Rotorcraft

Industry Embraces HeliOffshore’s Constructive Safety Approach

The new association has garnered significant support for a more managed approach to improving safety in challenging environments.
Airports

Biggin Hill Adds New Hangar, Hotel and Mx College Coming Soon

UK airport is using NBAA to start selling space in its almost-complete new hangar building, which can house 6 G650s.
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Engines

Safran Unveils New Aneto Helicopter Engine Family

New engine promises 24 percent higher power-to-weight ratio but 15 percent lower operating costs.
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Cabin Interior and Electronics

Flying Colours Repeats Cabin for Global Express

Canadian completions specialist has delivered a second cabin for customer in same design as his first aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 850.
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Aircraft

Turboprop Single Ops Could Boom in Europe

EASA now allowing Single Engine Turbine commercial operations in Europe has created a new market opportunity for operators.
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Cabin Interior and Electronics

Flying Colours Starts Expansion at St Louis

Canadian completions and MRO specialist is investing heavily in upgrading its facility at St Louis Airport.
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Charter & Fractional

Avinode Adding Wire Payments to PayNode

A year after launch in Orlando, Avinode payments subsidiary PayNode has signed up WorldFirst to provide it with a wire payments solution.
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Environment

Swiss Aviation Emissions Trading Deadline Imminent

European country is not part of the EU but scheme will fill gap in EU-ETS region.
Charter & Fractional

AirOps Europe Rounds Off Successful Second Year

New EBAA event concluded this week with double the delegates and a much-boosted program.
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Regulations and Government

Europe's Regionals Call for Swift Brexit Settlement

European Regions Airline Association says airlines hope for an aviation deal between the EU and UK a year before March 2019 Brexit negotiation deadlin
Aircraft

Industry Rallies for Recovery at LABACE 2017

Visitors to this year's LABACE celebrated 15 years of the show, though much rain fell over the three days at Sao Paulo's Congonhas Airport.
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Aircraft

Vulcanair Brazil Prepares for P68 Assembly

Local dealer for Italy's Vulcanair says customers prefer to pick their aircraft up new from a factory rather than ferry them to South America.
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Training and Workforce

CAE-Líder Agees To Sell Sim Hours Throughout Region

Deal follows agreement signed at HeliExpo in Dallas, Texas in March.
Aircraft

Pilatus Sales Buck Trend in Latin America

Swiss manufacturer's agent for the Latin American region, Synerjet, has achieved considerable success with the PC-12 and PC-24.
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Regulations and Government

LABACE '17 Opens with Calls for 'Resilience and Recovery'

At the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, ABAG presented a vision based on the potential of a vast country and continent beyond.
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Avionics

Pilot’s Help Aims to Grow App Worldwide

The Pilot's Help app is being developed rapidly, and flight planning and other advanced features could be offered next year.
Aircraft

Diamond Dealer Notches Up Seven DA62 Sales

Diamond's exclusive agent in Brazil is selling its new piston twin, and promoting its strengths in modifying aircraft for special missions.
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