Aviation International News

2021-08-31
Jet Aviation Completes Basel Production Center

Jet Aviation Completes Basel Production Center

Jet Aviation has completed work on an 8,000-sq-m (86,000-sq-ft) production center at its Basel, Switzerland maintenance and completion facility. The center, which comprises 5,000 sq m […]
2021-08-31
Embraer Eve Leads Working Group To Develop UAM in Rio

Embraer Eve Leads Working Group To Develop UAM in Rio

Embraer’s Eve Urban Air Mobility division has started cooperating with commercial partners and government entities to develop a concept of operations for urban air mobility (UAM) […]
2021-08-31
Collins Aerospace Makes Play for FlightAware

Collins Aerospace Makes Play for FlightAware

Raytheon Technologies subsidiary Collins Aerospace  on Monday evening announced that it signed a  definitive agreement to acquire aircraft flight tracking, data, and analysis company FlightAware. Financial […]
2021-08-31
Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing To Partner on African ‘Aviation Hub’

Ethiopian Airlines, Boeing To Partner on African ‘Aviation Hub’

Ethiopian Airlines Group and Boeing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) meant to transform Ethiopia into an aviation hub for Africa, the airline said Monday. […]
2021-08-31
Denali Achieves First Ground Runs of Catalyst Engine

Denali Achieves First Ground Runs of Catalyst Engine

The prototype of Textron Aviation’s recently re-branded Beechcraft Denali successfully completed initial runs of its new GE Aviation Catalyst engine, the Wichita airframer announced today, moving […]
2021-08-25
Ampaire Begins Hybrid-electric Aircraft Trials in UK

Ampaire Begins Hybrid-electric Aircraft Trials in UK

Ampaire has launched demonstration flights of its hybrid-electric EEL aircraft between the UK’s Exeter and Cornwall airports as part of a series of government-backed trials to […]
2021-08-25
Delta Orders 30 More Airbus A321neos

Delta Orders 30 More Airbus A321neos

Delta Air Lines has converted purchase rights on 30 Airbus A321neos to a new firm order, bringing the number of the long-range narrowbodies under contract to […]
2021-08-25
Embraer Expands NE Service Center Network Capabilities

Embraer Expands NE Service Center Network Capabilities

Embraer has expanded the list of aircraft models that Hawthorne Global Aviation Services and Jet East Aviation can provide maintenance under their authorized service center agreements […]
2021-08-22
Jet Edge Adding 27 Super-Large, Super-Mid Jets to Fleet

Jet Edge Adding 27 Super-Large, Super-Mid Jets to Fleet

A little more than two months after receiving a $150 million credit facility from investment firm KKR, Jet Edge International has announced that it is adding […]
2021-08-22
Heli Yachting Taking Your Airport with You

Heli Yachting: Taking Your Airport with You

While the global pandemic has caused a surge in private aviation as high-net-worth individuals gravitate away from crowded commercial airlines and their currently diminished schedules, the […]
2021-08-22
Signature Aviation Sees Change in Leadership

Signature Aviation Sees Change in Leadership

Just days after Signature Aviation was acquired by a consortium of private equity firms including Blackstone, Global Infrastructure Partners, and Cascade Investments, company CEO Mark Johnstone […]
2021-08-22
AOPA Foundation's You Can Fly Program Grows Nationwide

AOPA Foundation’s You Can Fly Program Grows Nationwide

The AOPA Foundation You Can Fly High School Aviation STEM Curriculum is gaining traction throughout the country as some 300 educational institutions in 44 states have […]
2021-08-19
Russia Offers To Fly Afghans Out of Kabul with Airliners

Russia Offers To Fly Afghans Out of Kabul with Airliners

Russia is ready to render “civil aviation services” on the evacuation of Afghan nationals fleeing the Taliban and seeking asylum elsewhere, Russian ministry of foreign affairs […]
2021-08-19
Nextant Offers Free Fusion Software Upgrade for CL604s

Nextant Offers Free Fusion Software Upgrade for CL604s

The FAA has approved Nextant Aerospace’s upgraded software supplemental type certificate (STC) for Bombardier Challenger 604s with Collins Aerospace Pro Line Fusion avionics. Nextant—which it is […]
2021-08-19
EASA Grants Garmin Approval for Mustang Upgrade

EASA Grants Garmin Approval for Mustang Upgrade

Garmin has received EASA approval for G1000 NXi updates on the Citation Mustang. The authorization will allow owners and operators to perform upgrades on many of […]
2021-08-19
Textron Aviation, Honeywell Partner on Datacom Upgrades

Textron Aviation, Honeywell Partner on Datacom Upgrades

Textron Aviation and Honeywell Aerospace are partnering on a new program to allow improved ATC communications using the most current datalink services on Cessna Citation Sovereigns […]
2021-08-19
Ross Aviation Adds To Florida Footprint

Ross Aviation Adds To Florida Footprint

Ross Aviation has expanded its network in the booming Florida market with the acquisition of Stuart Jet Center, one of two service providers at Witham Field […]
2021-08-19
U.S. and NATO Launch Mass Evacuation from Kabul

U.S. and NATO Launch Mass Evacuation from Kabul

The planned evacuation from Afghanistan of personnel from the U.S., NATO and allied nations took a dramatic turn over the weekend of August 14-15 as the […]
2021-08-14
Transcend Air Taps Kaman To Make High-speed VTOL

Transcend Air Taps Kaman To Make High-speed VTOL

Transcend Air announced today that it has selected Kaman Aerospace Group to build its planned Vy 400 tiltwing, which is slated to enter service by 2025. […]
2021-08-14
Embraer Goes All In on Sustainability

Embraer Goes All In on Sustainability

Embraer is embarking on a multifaceted sustainability plan that includes a commitment to carbon-neutral operations by 2040. Revealing the breadth of the program today, the company […]
2021-08-14
Embraer Sees Record Bizjet Sales in Second Quarter

Embraer Sees Record Bizjet Sales in Second Quarter

Embraer’s executive jets division saw record sales in the second quarter, president and CEO Francisco Neto said during the airframer’s earnings call this morning. “We maintained […]
2021-08-14
Embraer Sees Commercial Deliveries Surging in 2022

Embraer Sees Commercial Deliveries Surging in 2022

Embraer’s projection for commercial airplane deliveries this year of 45 to 50 machines reflects what executives consider a stabilizing market and a precursor to accelerating growth […]
2021-08-14
Rolls-Royce's Pearl 15 Reaches 100th Mark

Rolls-Royce’s Pearl 15 Reaches 100th Mark

Rolls-Royce has delivered the 100th Pearl 15 turbofan to Bombardier for the Global 5500/6500, reaching the milestone a little more than three years after unveiling the […]
2021-08-14
Seattle Aircraft Engineering Firm Opens Wichita Center

Seattle Aircraft Engineering Firm Opens Wichita Center

Seattle-based aircraft development company Aerotec has opened an engineering center in the Old Town district of Wichita, its fourth and only location outside Washington. Aerotec said […]
2021-08-14
JetBlue Launches A321LR Narrowbody Transatlantic Service

JetBlue Launches A321LR Narrowbody Transatlantic Service

JetBlue’s inaugural New York to London flight touched down at the UK capital’s Heathrow Airport on Thursday morning, providing a symbolic boost to hopes for opening […]
2021-08-11
Vista Global Notes Record Growth in First-half 2021

Vista Global Notes Record Growth in First-half 2021

Vista Global Holdings began 2021 with a record start as VistaJet sold more than 8,000 new annual subscription hours, an increase of 67 percent from a […]
2021-08-11
SkyWest Orders 16 More Embraer E175s

SkyWest Orders 16 More Embraer E175s

U.S. regional airline SkyWest has placed a firm order for 16 Embraer E175s for operation under its partnership with Delta Air Lines, the companies revealed late […]
2021-08-11
July Bizav Activity Sets New High Water Mark, Says WingX

July Bizav Activity Sets New High Water Mark, Says WingX

Further research into July’s private aviation activity by industry data tracker WingX Advance shows that the month was the busiest worldwide since the Hamburg, Germany-based company […]
2021-08-11
FlightLevel Aviation Expands Westward

FlightLevel Aviation Expands Westward

New England-based aviation services provider FlightLevel Aviation has moved into the Midwest with the addition of two of FlyBy Air’s three FBOs in Michigan. The deal, […]
2021-08-11
Domestic Orders and State Backing Boost Russia's UAC Group

Domestic Orders and State Backing Boost Russia’s UAC Group

While Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) might well have hoped last month’s MAKS air show in Moscow would bring anxiously awaited new sales of its MC-21 […]