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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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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 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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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.
Safety

MedAire/Aerosafety Receive Medical Kit Approval in Brazil

Gaining approval for kits is not straight forward and they have previously had to be provided from the U.S.
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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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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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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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

Embraer Headlines LABACE with Legacy 650E

Brazilian airframer Embraer is determined to make a splash at its home airshow as it celebrates its 48th anniversary later this week.
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Avionics

SD Offers Brazil Connectivity and Training

Satcom Direct is celebrating 20 years in which it has played a central role in revolutionising cabin connectivity for business aircraft.
Aircraft

Will LABACE 2017 Herald Recovery in 2018?

Brazil and the rest of Latin America, apart from perhaps Mexico, have been in the doldrums economically but could recovery be imminent?
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Aircraft

Airbus Remains Optimistic on A320neo Delivery Target

Despite engine issues, CEO Tom Enders calls plan to deliver 200 A320neo-family narrowbodies this year "a realistic target"
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Airports

Control Towers' Days Might Be Numbered

Fewer physical control towers will be built on airports as 360-degree HD imagery can be fed back to controllers wherever they are.
Aircraft

Oriens Aviation Delivers Goodwood PC-12

Pilatus dealer for UK and Ireland sponsored the aircraft arrivals at the Goodwood Festival of Speed while heavily promoting PC-12 to visitors.
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Aircraft

P-51 Recreates WWII Atlantic Flight

The famous restored aircraft is due to take part in the Duxford and Fairford airshows in England after it crossed the Atlantic.
Engines

CFM Inks Impressive Haul at Le Bourget '17

Engine company, a JV between GE and Snecma, has orders for powerplants on many of the narrowbody aircraft ordered this week.
Aircraft

Airstar Deploys Eagle Owl Over Le Bourget Show

A first time exhibitor at Paris this year, Airstar Aerospace specialized in balloons and airships for surveillance.
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