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Wednesday
May242017

Jet Edge International Continues its Managed Fleet Growth

Jet Edge International continues its managed fleet growth; adding 17 managed aircraft to its rapidly growing fleet over the past two quarters. The Van Nuys based full-service private jet provider elevates the Jet Edge fleet to a total of 53 large cabin aircraft worldwide.

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Wednesday
May242017

FAI Accepts Gold Award for Safety from EBAA on 40th Anniversary

FAI rent-a-jet Aktiengesellschaft (dba Flight Ambulance Intl.) was awarded the prestigious 2017 Gold Safety of Flight Award by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) during the EBACE Convention’s 40th annual event in Geneva, Switzerland. The Gold Award is awarded to member companies operating business aircraft for forty years or 80,000 hours without an accident.  

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Wednesday
May242017

EBACE2017 Showcases Energy and Strength of Business Aviation in Europe

As the final day of the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2017) wrapped up, organizers said the show was one of the most successful in recent memory, reinforcing its reputation as the industry’s most important event in Europe.

EBACE is jointly hosted by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA). This year’s show took place from May 22 to 24 at Geneva’s Palexpo conference center and Geneva International Airport.

“Anyone who spent the last week at EBACE can see the passion and professionalism that define this industry,” said EBAA CEO Brandon Mitchener. “This show was full of energy and excitement for the future, with amazing technology on display, in-depth policy discussions and more than a few deals closed.”

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Wednesday
May242017

Jet Access Aviation Adds 5 Aircraft to Fleet

Jet Access Aviation formally announces the expansion of its fleet with five more aircraft available for charter.

This fleet expansion brings a Challenger 604, Falcon 2000, Lear 60, Hawker 800XP and a Gulfstream 550 to their diverse fleet consisting of turbo-prop, light, mid, super-mid and heavy jets. The addition of these aircraft to their rapidly growing fleet positions Jet Access Aviation as one of nation’s fastest growing charter operators. The fleet additions bring their total number of Part 135 aircraft to 23.
 

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Wednesday
May242017

Paula Kraft to Open Professional Flight Attendant Training Institute

Paula Kraft, an icon in the business aviation inflight catering industry with her Tastefully Yours catering base in Atlanta, GA, has been recommended as a subject matter expert by NBAA to the board of International Standard for Business Aircraft Handlers (IS-BAH)  for a three-year term.

IS-BAH follows the long-established format and structure of the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) program and is a global industry code of best practices for business aviation ground handlers based on a core Safety Management System (SMS). 

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Tuesday
May232017

EBACE News: Tyrolean Jet Services Celebrates Sixth Consecutive Year as ARGUS Platinum Operator

“With our Platinum Rating in place we’ve avoided short notice, less diligent audits occupying our staff and their valuable time. One of our most considerable charter programs from an entertainment company in Hollywood, CA was just approved without sending their own auditors because of our ARGUS Platinum Rating,” said Martin Lener, CEO of Tyrolean Jet Services. “Audits like ARGUS raise us above the heavy competition in a volatile market these days.”

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Tuesday
May232017

EBACE News: DC Aviation Group Continues to Expand its Long-Range Fleet

DC Aviation with headquarters in Stuttgart succeeded in adding two long-range jets to its fleet.

With a Gulfstream G650, DC Aviation expands its ultra-long-range capacity. This aircraft has the largest and most comfortable cabin in its class and excels not only through its extraordinary range of 7,000 nm but also through its high crusing speed and cutting-edge technical innovation. Compared with similar business jets, this means one hour less flight time for trips such as New York – Tokyo. The Gulfstream G650 is based in Stuttgart and is available for charter.

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Tuesday
May232017

EBACE News: Women in Corporate Aviation Awards New TAG Aviation Scholarship

At the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) Women in Corporate Aviation (WCA-intl.org) awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker. As the scholarship winner, Walker will receive a week's training at TAG Global Training in the UK and will earn her EASA Cabin Crew Attestation.

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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: Bestfly Takes Off with Renewal of ISBAO Status Confirmed

“We are very proud to have achieved this important recognition again as we continually work hard to meet international expectations. The timing is perfect and demonstrate that the services we provide are as good as any international business aviation company, despite the challenges of operating in Africa,” says Pereira. “It’s been a challenging couple of years for business aviation with the fluctuating oil prices affecting business. However we have seen this as a time to improve our standards across the board, as well as keep training our staff, and improving what we can do for our international clients,” said Nuno Pereira, Managing Director of Bestfly.

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Monday
May222017

Acropolis Aviation Names Tina Ross as Their New Charter Sales Executive

 “I am delighted to join the Acropolis Aviation team and look after charter sales on the flagship Airbus ACJ319 G-NOAH.  The aircraft is as beautiful and as popular for long haul VIP charters today as when it first arrived at Farnborough in 2010. This is testimony to the great care and attention the dedicated team place on the aircraft.  Acropolis was a very appealing opportunity to make the switch from charter brokerage because of their firm focus on customer service, and always going that extra mile for clients.”  

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