Aviation International News

2022-04-14
U.S. Airlines Continue Struggle to Cope with Increased Demand

U.S. Airlines Continue Struggle to Cope with Increased Demand

U.S. airlines continue to struggle to cope with increases in traffic volumes amid the waning of the Covid 19 crisis, leading to frustration among the traveling […]
2022-04-14
King Aerospace Preps for Opening of Arkansas Expansion

King Aerospace Preps for Opening of Arkansas Expansion

King Aerospace is in the final throes of preparation for the May 1 opening of its expanded MRO facilities at Northwest Arkansas Airport, including the recent […]
2022-04-14
Airbus, Kawasaki To Partner on Hydrogen Development

Airbus, Kawasaki To Partner on Hydrogen Development

Airbus and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly study issues related to hydrogen supply, infrastructure, and fuel delivery to support […]
2022-04-13
Jet Operators Feel Pain at the Pump

Jet Operators Feel Pain at the Pump

Jet fuel prices continue to spike as a result of crude oil supply disruptions brought on by the Russia-Ukraine war. In fact, jet-A reached what is […]
2022-04-13
Pilatus Aircraft Set New Delivery Record in 2021

Pilatus Aircraft Set New Delivery Record in 2021

Pilatus Aircraft reached a new production record last year, delivering 152 airplanes (45 PC-24s, 88 PC-12 NGXs, 17 PC-21s, and two PC-6s), the Swiss company noted […]
2022-04-13
Scheduling Manager Earns NBAA S&D Achievement Award

Scheduling Manager Earns NBAA S&D Achievement Award

During the NBAA’s Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference (SDC) last week, Francea Bolden, scheduling manager with Enterprise Holdings’ flight department, was presented with this year’s Schedulers and […]
2022-04-13
Jet It To Fit Fleet with SmartSky Connectivity

Jet It To Fit Fleet with SmartSky Connectivity

North Carolina-based fractional ownership provider Jet It has selected SmartSky to provide in-flight connectivity for its fleet of HondaJets and Gulfstream G150s. Notably, Jet It will […]
2022-04-13
IADA Reports Jump in Completed Bizjet Deals, New Sales

IADA Reports Jump in Completed Bizjet Deals, New Sales

The preowned business aircraft market is continuing at a feverish pace with the number of completed transactions jumping by 35 percent in the first quarter to […]
2022-04-13
European Commission Blacklists 21 Russian Airlines

European Commission Blacklists 21 Russian Airlines

The European Commission on Monday added 21 Russian airlines to the EU Air Safety List, banning Aeroflot, S7, UTair, and 18 others from EU skies in […]
2022-04-13
Airbus Wins 80-aircraft A320neo Order from BOC Aviation

Airbus Wins 80-aircraft A320neo Order from BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation has ordered 80 A320neo-family narrowbody airliners in a deal that nearly doubles Airbus’s net order count for the year and takes the lessor’s portfolio […]
2022-04-05
PrivateFly Sees Triple-digit Climb in Jet Card Sales

PrivateFly Sees Triple-digit Climb in Jet Card Sales

Sales at European jet card provider PrivateFly climbed 258 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, with sales in March representing the highest month of card sales […]
2022-04-05
Bell 212 Gets Archangel Upgrade

Bell 212 Gets Archangel Upgrade

Central American Aviation Services (CAAS) has completed the first Bell 212 upgrade for the Guatemalan Air Force with the Archangel Systems AHR150A air data attitude/heading reference […]
2022-04-05
Web Manuals, Flight Safety Foundation Partner on BARS

Web Manuals, Flight Safety Foundation Partner on BARS

Web Manuals and the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) have partnered to create and implement the Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) in the Web Manuals Store. It […]
2022-04-05
East Coast Jet Fuel Prices See Record-high Spike

East Coast Jet Fuel Prices See Record-high Spike

The sanctions placed on Russia, the world’s largest exporter of crude oil and petroleum products, by Western nations are having a domino effect on jet-A pricing […]
2022-03-30
MD Helicopters Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

MD Helicopters Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

MD Helicopters voluntarily filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy (reorganization) earlier today as part of a strategy to infuse the company with $60 million of fresh “debtor-in-possession” capital, […]
2022-03-30
Bombardier Delivers 100th Global 7500; Milestone Jet Goes to VistaJet

Bombardier Delivers 100th Global 7500; Milestone Jet Goes to VistaJet

Bombardier celebrated the delivery of the 100th Global 7500 yesterday during a ceremony at its Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre in Montreal—an achievement reached in less than […]
2022-03-30
JMI Adds Light Citation Engine MRO

JMI Adds Light Citation Engine MRO

Jet Maintenance International (JMI) has received an authorized service center designation from Williams International for the FJ44 engine variants that power Cessna Citation CJ-series twinjets. The […]
2022-03-30
Universal Avionics, Trimec Partner on Falcon 2000

Universal Avionics, Trimec Partner on Falcon 2000

Universal Avionics and Trimec Aviation are developing a supplemental type certificate (STC) to upgrade Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EXs equipped with Collins Pro Line 4 avionics to the […]
2022-03-30
Masters Golf Tournament Spurs Special ATC Procedures

Masters Golf Tournament Spurs Special ATC Procedures

The FAA has released special air traffic procedures to handle the influx of traffic for the 2022 Masters Golf Tournament that is scheduled from April 7 […]
2022-03-30
Daher Appoints Uni-Fly as Scandinavian Service Center

Daher Appoints Uni-Fly as Scandinavian Service Center

Uni-Fly has been appointed as a Daher network service center following the delivery of a TBM 940 turboprop single to a Danish customer. An EASA Part […]
2022-03-30
AerCap Works to Mitigate Losses Stemming from Ukraine War

AerCap Works to Mitigate Losses Stemming from Ukraine War

Irish lessor AerCap has terminated all its leases with Russian customers and repossessed 22 out of 135 of its aircraft in the country, amounting to about […]
2022-03-30
GrandView Aviation Acquired by Global Medical Response

GrandView Aviation Acquired by Global Medical Response

Global Medical Response (GMR), the parent of AirMed International, has acquired the assets of charter operator GrandView Aviation including its fleet of Embraer Phenom 300 light […]
2022-03-30
Airbus Flies A380 on 100 percent SAF

Airbus Flies A380 on 100 percent SAF

Airbus, for the first time, has performed an A380 flight powered by 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in one of its Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engines, […]
2022-03-30
Canada Selects F-35A for its Future Fighter Requirement

Canada Selects F-35A for its Future Fighter Requirement

The Canadian government has selected the Lockheed Martin F-35A to meet its Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP) requirement. The F-35A was chosen as the replacement for […]
2022-03-07
Bell Seeking Icing Approval for 525 for Market Entry

Bell Seeking Icing Approval for 525 for Market Entry

While still circumspect about certification timing, Bell is conducting a series of tests on its Model 525 in preparation to have icing approval in hand when […]
2022-03-07
Lessors in Asymmetric Fight to Repossess Russian Aircraft

Lessors in Asymmetric Fight to Repossess Russian Aircraft

Russia’s civil aviation authority on Saturday told airlines with aircraft leased from foreign companies to suspend international flights, further complicating efforts by lessors to repossess airliners […]
2022-03-07
Patchwork of Helo Regs in Europe Hampering Industry

Patchwork of Helo Regs in Europe Hampering Industry

While common European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) standards exist, a complex network of helicopter operational rules still prevails in the various regions and needs streamlining, […]
2022-03-07
Blade Posts Rapid Growth

Blade Posts Rapid Growth

Blade Air Mobility posted strong revenue growth last year and CEO Rob Wiesenthal told AIN that he expects the trend to continue. “We were pleasantly surprised […]
2022-03-07
AGS Plans Expansive Growth Globally

AGS Plans Expansive Growth Globally

Brazil-based AGS Global Logistics (Booth 9050), exhibiting for the first time at Heli-Expo, is eying expansive plans to grow its bases globally. In the logistics field […]
2022-03-07
USAF Unveils $6.3bn F-16 Fighter Upgrade Program

USAF Unveils $6.3bn F-16 Fighter Upgrade Program

After some years of stalling over a fleet modernization effort, the U.S. Air Force will now upgrade 608 of its youngest Lockheed Martin F-16s in a […]