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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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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: Airbus Corporate Jets Launches ACJ330neo

Airbus Corporate Jets has launched a private jet version of its new A330neo, which combines new-generation engines and aerodynamic and other improvements to deliver even more comfort, efficiency and true “nonstop to the world” range. Called the ACJ330neo, it will fly 25 passengers 9,400 nm/17,400 km or 20 hours, enough to fly nonstop from Europe to Australia.

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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: DC Aviation Receives 2017 Diamond Safety of Flight Award

DC Aviation, one of Germany’s largest business jet operators and one of the leading operators in Europe, was again recognized for its excellent safety performance. At this year’s EBACE, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) honored DC Aviation with the 2017 Diamond Safety of Flight Award for surpassing 100,000 hours of safe flying. DC Aviation is one in a small group of operators ever to receive this award.

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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: BACA – The Air Charter Association Steers a Steady Course for BREXIT

With the level of political uncertainty in Europe at an all time high many brokers and operators are considering the implications of Brexit and what the future holds. Many indicators are currently showing the level of flight bookings is either flat or minimal growth.  With such an uncertain background BACA is determined to work in the best interests of its members at all times. The Association sees itself as a global organisation with a strong European presence, and will continue to act on all aspects of flights within European states.

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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: AMAC Wins a New Completion Project An Airbus ACJ320neo for Acropolis Aviation

AMAC Aerospace is pleased to announce that a completion contract for a VVIP completion of an Airbus ACJ320neo has been awarded by Acropolis Aviation, to AMAC’s headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

This will be the first Airbus A320neo delivered by Airbus Corporate Jets for VVIP configuration. The launch customer for the ACJ320neo, Acropolis Aviation, is enhancing its bespoke aviation services with the addition of this VVIP aircraft. Building on the success of its existing Airbus ACJ319, the ACJ320neo will provide additional range via new high-efficiency engines and the addition of drag-reducing sharklets.

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Monday
May222017

EBACE News: Satcom Direct (SD) Signs Fleet Wide Contract with Air Alsie

Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation connectivity solutions provider, announces at EBACE that it has signed a new exclusive provider agreement with Air Alsie, the Denmark-headquartered aircraft charter, ambulance operator and management company. The agreement marks the first time that SD and Air Alsie have partnered, and will position SD as a single source supplying a range of connectivity services across the Air Alsie fleet.

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