Business Aviation

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.

August 3, 2020, 12:36 PM

Signature Expands European Network with TAG FBO Buy

Signature Flight Support has filled a major gap in its network with the purchase of TAG Aviation's FBOs in Geneva and Sion Switzerland.

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Aug 3, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Readers rate Dassault tops for jet support
Aug 1, 2020 - 8:44 AM
Business aircraft utilization has made a recovery from its Covid-19-induced low in April that can best be described as a reversed square root symbol.
Pavement repair at AUS
Jul 31, 2020 - 1:14 PM
Due to a runway repair, relighting, and renaming project, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has closed its secondary runway through October 31.
Jul 31, 2020 - 12:57 PM
NTSB docket on a 2019 crash of a Citation Latitude paints a detailed account of an unstable approach that led to a botched landing and runway excursion.
Jul 31, 2020 - 11:50 AM
There were no fatal accidents involving EASA-member-state-registered, non-commercial complex (NCC) business airplanes last year, according to a study.
Jul 31, 2020 - 11:49 AM
The FAA's move to approve a new extension on existing crew training and checking will help charter pilots and operations.
Embraer Melbourne, Florida production plant
Jul 31, 2020 - 11:21 AM
The Exim-guaranteed loan, for Embraer's business jet facility in Melbourne, Florida, will support $211.4 million in export sales.
Pilatus PC-12 NGX
Jul 31, 2020 - 9:34 AM
The upgraded Pilatus PC-12 NGX has received type certification from Transport Canada, and dealer Oriens handed over the first NGX in the UK.
Jul 30, 2020 - 2:05 PM
While deliveries of new civil helicopters collapsed, OEMs were buoyed by their military business.
Cessna Citation M2
Jul 30, 2020 - 12:18 PM
Textron Aviation reported a $66 million loss and 50 percent drop in Citation deliveries to 23 in the second quarter.