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 22, 2019, 11:04 AM

World Fuel Services To Acquire UVair in $170M Deal

World Fuel Services is acquiring Universal Weather and Aviation’s UVair fuel business in a $170 million deal expected to close by year-end.

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Volocopter's VoloCity eVTOL aircraft.
Aug 21, 2019 - 7:31 AM
Volocopter says it will be ready to launch on-demand air taxi services with its VoloCity eVTOL aircraft within two to five years.
Aug 20, 2019 - 5:06 PM
Service and repair on Meggitt Securaplane Technologies main ship 9750W batteries will be performed at West Star's Illinois facility.
Aug 20, 2019 - 4:25 PM
NDT teams are based at Duncan facilities in Lincoln, Nebraska; Provo, Utah; and Battle Creek, Michigan.
Aug 20, 2019 - 3:41 PM
The Hong Kong-based MRO provider completed the 60-month inspection in 42 days.
Aug 20, 2019 - 12:36 PM
Embraer has announced the construction of $30 million in new facilities in the São José dos Campos suburb of Eugênio de Melo.
Aug 20, 2019 - 12:17 PM
Garmin expects to certify the GFC 600H flight control system for the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X in the first half of next year.
Flexjet Challenger 350
Aug 20, 2019 - 11:40 AM
Business aircraft activity rose 2.4 percent year-over-year in the U.S., Canada, and Caribbean last month, as stronger holiday traffic boosted results.
Aug 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM
Jet Linx Jet Card members and aircraft owners can receive proprietary discounts on MedjetAssist or Medjet Horizon memberships.
Aug 20, 2019 - 11:07 AM
The appointment comes as the U.S. market has grown to account for half of PrivateFly’s global flight sales.
Aug 20, 2019 - 11:07 AM
The FAA has issued a notice to advise pilots and maintenance personnel of the potential for easily damaging angle of attack sensors on aircraft.