Business Aviation

News and issues relating to business, corporate and private aviation, primarily regarding turbine-engine-powered airplanes and helicopters. Subjects include aircraft, engines, maintenance, operations, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security, and training.

Safety

European Bizav Dominates Web Manuals Business

European business aviation clients make up a large portion of Web Manuals’ customer base
Bizjet in flight
Charter & Fractional

Private Air Charter Flight Demand Set to Fluctuate in June and July

European Championship soccer tournament in Germany and the Paris Summer Olympics are two bright spots
Avinode charter booking pricing data
Cabin Interior and Electronics

High Tech Finishing Shines at Geneva Show

Company recently celebrated 40th anniversary
High Tech Finishing filler
Aircraft

Pilatus' Upgraded PC-24 Arrives at EBACE 2024

The upgraded PC-24 began delivery earlier this year
Pilatus PC-24 at EBACE 2024
FBOs

SEA Prime Launches SAF Incentives, To Expand at Linate

The company has seen a rising growth trend since the pandemic
Artist rendering of expanded Milano Prime GAT at Milan Linate Airport
Fuel

Sparfell Offers Book-and-claim Sustainable Aviation Fuel

The aircraft management and charter group's fleet of aircraft is growing
Sparfell Global aircraft
Aircraft

Tecnam P2012 STOL Gets Steep Approach Nod

Tecnam P2012 growing expanded market globally
Tecnam at EBACE 2024
Avionics

EASy IV Paves Way for Dassault Falcon 10X’s Nexus Avionics

The Falcon 10X’s flight deck is based on the field-leading EASy IV of the 6X and 8X
Dassault's EASy IV flight deck
FBOs

AviaVIP Adds Omega Aviation to Network

Move brings the AviaVIP network to 55 locations in seven European countries
Omega Aviation and Aviapartner heads sign purchase agreement
Maintenance and Modifications

Busy Times for AMAC Aerospace

Wide-body work at the Basel facility typically sees five or so heavy business jets being worked on
AMAC Aerospace
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Satcom Direct Introduces ESA Pricing Plan as Tests Continue

Among the offers is a nothing-up-front three-year plan with a monthly fee
Viasat satelite
FBOs

Menzies Aviation Launches Pearl FBO Brand

New FBO chain will debut with 40 locations
Pearl branded limousine next to private jet
Maintenance and Modifications

VIP Bizliner Specialist CItadel Completions Expands Workspace

Company is leasing an additional 10,000-sq-ft faclity, freeing up another work bay
CItadel Completions facility at Louisiana's Chennault International Airport
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Viasat Showcases Innovations, Collaborations at EBACE

The company celebrates the approval of Satcom Direct's Ka-band tail mount terminal for the G650
Viasat satelite
FBOs

General Aviation Services Expands African Footprint

Company celebrates its 40th anniversary this year
passenger exiting business jet
Regulations and Government

IBAC Guide, Webinar Strives To Clear Up ETS, CORSIA Confusion

Multiple ETS programs that continue to evolve is confusing and overwhelming operators
Bizjet flying
Aircraft

Bizav's Middle East Growth Boosting MEBAA Show

Business jet movements at Dubai South reached their highest level in 2023
MEBAA
Airports

Aria Hotels To Establish Four Vertiports in Greece

The Libra Group subsidiary will lease 10 Beta Alia eVTOL air taxis
PIC16 Aria
Environment

SAF Slowly Grows in Europe, but Questions Abound

Opinions vary as to whether the industry can meet the required demand
SAF panel EBACE 2024
Security

Enhanced Security Deployed at London City FBO

Next-generation scanners remove the restrictions on liquid carriage and large electrical items
London City Airport
Cabin Interior and Electronics

Alliance Makes ‘Waves’ with Yacht-Inspired Global 6000 Design

Plane features a QR code that details carbon offset
AllianceJet's Bombardier Global 600 design featured at EBACE 2024.
Aircraft

Bizjets Climb in 1Q GAMA Delivery Report

Turboprops and rotorcraft saw declines
Cessna Citation Latitude
Rotorcraft

Leonardo Expands Distributor Base, Orders for AW09

Leonardo received an order for five AW09s from Universal Vulkaan Aviation
Leonardo AW09 distributors
Maintenance and Modifications

Wingform and MRO Insider Partner on Pre-buy Inspections

The collaboration aims to help brokers improve efficiency and lower costs
Cabin Interior and Electronics

FIber Seal Eager To Clean Your Big Mess

The company has three decades of experience and has seen it all
Fiber Seal booth at EBACE
Aircraft

Flying Piper’s Turboprop-single M700 Fury

More power gives pilots a big boost in performance
Piper M700 Fury
FBOs

Luxaviation Grows FBO Network with Two Major Purchases

The company purchased the Sky Valet FBO chain from Aéroports de la Côte d'Azur
Sky Valet Ibiza FBO
Environment

ForeFlight, Breakthrough Energy Partner on Contrail Prediction Tool

The tool would be folded into ForeFlight's planning suite
Non-persistent contrail
Environment

Titan Aviation Fuels Adds Spanish SAF Locations

The five locations, including Madrid, will be supplied with SAF produced by Cepsa
Titan Aviation Fuels Booth at EBACE
Safety

IBAC Celebrates Decade of IS-BAH

The organization honored SRC Aviation, the first registered ground handler
IBAC