Airbus has launched a global campaign celebrating the company’s 50 year anniversary, showcasing key moments of pioneering progress throughout the past five decades. The campaign begins today by marking 50 years since the French Minister of Transport, Jean Chamant and … Continue reading Airbus celebrates 50 years of Pioneering Progress
Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo1 aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11 orders. “The new ACJ320neo gives us the means to deliver nonstop flights to even more of the world. CFM International has supported Comlux over the years, and we have chosen its new, fuel-efficient and highly reliable LEAP-1A engines to power the aircraft. Comlux Completion will install a unique VIP cabin interior, using the most advanced technologies to offer the best comfort … Continue reading Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo
Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has taken up residence in its fifth hangar at the Spirit of St. Louis airport. The existing building, which is ideally located adjacent to the KSUS runway, adds a much-needed 30, 000 square feet to the St. Louis footprint, and complements the expanded cabinetry and interiors workshop opened at the facility in January 2018. Since taking over the hangar lease in December 2018 the local team has been outfitting the building, installing new state-of-the-art tooling and supplementary maintenance equipment as well as revamping the office décor. The completed … Continue reading Flying Colours Corp. moves into fifth St. Louis hangar as customer demand grows
Swissport is further expanding its business in the Middle East with new contracts from the Dutch airline KLM and the largest Indian carrier IndiGo. The Swiss aviation services company, global market leader of airport ground services and cargo handling, will provide KLM with ground handling services in Dammam. IndiGo will initially be handled by Swissport at Jeddah, followed by Dammam and Riyadh. As of 1 February 2019, Swissport will be providing the full range of ground services from passenger services to ramp operations to the Dutch airline KLM for its ten weekly flights at King-Fahd airport in Dammam (DMM). Swissport … Continue reading SWISSPORT ACCELERATES ITS EXPANSION IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
The current revolution in the private aviation sector globally sees an increase in the use of private jets for business and personal flights for efficient, affordable and streamlined luxury travel experiences. Offering superior private jet travel experiences valued by luxury travellers, Jet Set X, an exclusive members only club, has appointed Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X as the aircraft of choice and JETEX as the Official FBO for The Middle Eastwith the memberships to be launched at MEBAA to provide best-in-class services for seamless travel experiences. Asad Rahman, CEO of Jet Set X said, “The members club in each major city … Continue reading Jet Set X launches at MEBAA announcing The Appointment of Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X as Aircraft of Choice and JETEX as an Official FBO for The Middle East.
Quality visitors bring positive outlook to Middle East business aviation The largest business aviation event in the Middle East, The MEBAA Show, has once again attracted the crème de la crème of the global business aviation industry with 452 exhibitors alongside some of the region’s biggest buyers. H.H. Sheikh Rashid bin Hamdan al Nahyan, Chairman, Presidential Flight, the Abu Dhabi based VVIP and VIP flight operator, was among the many regional VVIP visitors who took a tour of the MEBAA Show halls and examined some of the 34 aircraft on static display at the event. Boeing Business Jets took advantage … Continue reading THE MEBAA SHOW BRINGS HIGH QUALITY BUYERS AND SELLERS TOGETHER IN GROWING SECTOR
The University of South Wales (USW), an esteemed higher education institution in the UK and the UAE, and Falcon Aviation, a key player in the aviation industry of the UAE and the MENA region, have announced their intention to establish a strategic partnership that will facilitate an integrated university-industry approach to the training and development of aircraft maintenance engineers at the MEBAA Show 2018. A Heads of Terms, incorporating a milestone programme, was signed which sets out the expectations of the partnership to meet both organisations’ strategic intentions and industrial expectations, and a timeline for establishing the partnership. USW is … Continue reading Signing of Strategic Partnership Heads of Terms
Business aviation show opens with new launches, new aircraft, renewed optimism The MEBAA Show 2018 opened its doors today to a host of new exhibitors, exciting new aircraft and ground-breaking new technology solutions. Taking place every two years, The MEBAA Show is the largest business aviation event in the Middle East, with this year’s edition attracting more than 450 exhibitors and 34 stunning business jets on static display. The three-day event began with a royal tour by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman, Dubai … Continue reading MEBAA SHOW REVEALS POSITIVE BUSINESS OUTLOOK