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Training and Workforce

International Aircraft Dealers Association Heads To EBACE

25 IADA-accredited dealers to participate at European bizav show
IADA
Rotorcraft

Sumitomo Mitsui and LCI Order 21 Airbus Helicopters

Deal for H145s, H160s, and H175s includes firm orders for 14 and options for seven
LCI and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing helicopter order
Rotorcraft

VAI Rallies Members To Help Keep NYC Heliport Open

A state bill threatens to close the heliport permanently
West 30th Street Heliport in Manhattan
ATC

Airbus UpNext Testing Automatic Taxiing Technologies

Airbus is using an electric truck testbed to trial the automation
Airbus UpNext's electric truck testbed (Photo: Airbus)
FBOs

Luxaviation Buys Paragon Aviation Group

The move establishes a global FBO network of more than 140 locations
Business Jet Center at KDAL
Maintenance and Modifications

Completions and Refurb Specialists Maximize Aircraft Values

Companies meet customer needs despite rising costs and supply chain challenges
Comlux completion of ACJ TwoTwenty aircraft
FBOs

2023 a Banner Year for Geneva Airpark

Business jet traffic rebounded to give the facilty its best year since the pandemic
Geneva Airpark hangar
Regulations and Government

Blueprint Foresees Dramatic Expansion of Saudi Bizav Sector

Sector to contribute $2 billion to GDP by 2030
Article image
Training and Workforce

Archer Taps Etihad To Recruit and Train eVTOL Pilots in UAE

Etihad Aviation Training will receive a Midnight eVTOL simulator
A man and woman are pictured wearing flight suits with Archer and Etihad Aviation Training logos
Training and Workforce

CrewBlast Launches Staffing Rewards Program

The company says it has a 96% success rate of staffing trips within minutes
Advanced Aircrew Academy pilots
Accidents

Iran Confirms Helicopter Crash Killed Its President

The Bell 212 was part of a convoy of three
Charter & Fractional

Blade Adds Helicopter Routes in Atlantic City, Monaco

New lift services adds more options for customers
Blade
Environment

SAF To Flow Again at EBACE

This year, two FBOs will be offering supplies of the renewable fuel
TotalEnergies SAF
Aircraft

Lilium Builds Certification Test Facility for eVTOL Aircraft

The facility has been jointly developed by the German company with Segula Technologies
Lilium Jet eVTOL aircraft
Airports

London Slot Restrictions Limit Bizav Night Flights

The removal of ad hoc slots starts on the day the UK capital hosts the Champions League soccer final
Signature Aviation's FBO at London Luton Airport
FBOs

Luxaviation Boosts ExecuJet FBO Chain with Sky Valet Buy

The move nearly doubles the number of ExecuJet FBO locations
Sky Valet sign in FBO
Regulations and Government

Now Law, FAA Bill Tackles Range of Aviation Issues

The bill spans 1,000 pages and more than 1,200 measures
U.S. Capitol
Aircraft

Heart Sets Up U.S. R&D Hub for ES-30 Hybrid-electric Regional Airliner

The Swedish company recruited a chief technology officer to run its Los Angeles operation
Heart Aerospace ES-30 hybrid-electric regional airliner
Fuel

GOLIAT Project Will Prepare for Liquid Hydrogen Operations at Airports

Airbus is leading the EU-funded project with nine other partners
Airbus ZeroE hydrogen airliner
Charter & Fractional

Levo Aims To Streamline Online Charter Booking

Company's interface brings charter booking directly to consumer
Levo
Training and Workforce

AINsight: What Keeps Bizav Leaders Up at Night?

Employee retention is the number-one issue for flight department managers
Employee retention illustration
Engines

Hermeus Begins Engine Testing for Quarterhorse Mk 2

Quarterhorse Mk 2 will fly at Mach 2.5 ahead of the Mach 4 Mk 3 Prototype
Hermeus preecooler testing with Pratt & Whitney F100 engine
FBOs

DC Aviation G-OPS Reveal Newly Renovated Nice FBO

The Joint venture was awarded the FBO in 2022 and renovated it
Reception desk at DC Aviation G-OPS Nice
Charter & Fractional

Volato Sees 1Q Growth but Losses Widen

The fractional operator expects to achieve a positive growth margin by the end of 2024
Volato HondaJet on ramp
Safety

Westchester Aviation Group Readies Safety Day Slate

The June 11 event will take place one day ahead of the NBAA Northeast Regional Forum
WAA 2023 Safety Day
Training and Workforce

Air Charter Association Launches Internship Program

Program is open to 18- to 25-year-olds
ACA chairman
Maintenance and Modifications

Million Air Dallas Introduces Aircraft Maintenance Oversight Plans

Operators can choose between two levels of supervision
maintenance technician working on aircraft engine
Engines

Pittsburgh International Plans On-field Alternative Jet Fuel Plant

The $1.5 billion project could produce up to 70 million gallons of SAF a year
Pittsburgh International Airport
Aircraft

Gulfstream's G650 Fleet Logs 1M Flight Hours

Ultra-long-range twinjet entered service in 2012
Gulfstream G650 in flight
Avionics

Hands On: Flying Honeywell’s FMS Guided Visual Approaches

Visual approaches may look easy, but formal guidance is a significant safety enhancement
Honeywell cockpit Simulator