Supported by the British Business and General Aviation Association, The ‘Time to Rethink Business Aviation’ evening event, (18:00 and 20:00 hrs), will examine the current challenges in the industry, including the lack of clarity over changing political landscapes; the need to remain attractive as an employment sector; being at the forefront in environmental improvement and securing access to key airports. It will also consider how the industry can overcome barriers to growth.
ASD Avia Consulting is pleased to announce that it has worked with the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) to successfully complete the IS-BAH (International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling) accreditation for Execujet´s Brussels Fixed Base Operation.
“Our Asia-Pacific fleet grew by 25 aircraft in 2016 and is now well over 300,” said Derek Zimmerman, president, Gulfstream Product Support. “Strong customer response to our aircraft over the past several years in the region, especially Greater China, has resulted in us building a significant support presence there, which we enhance and supplement whenever possible. As always, we are committed to providing our customers first-class support throughout their Gulfstream ownership experience.”
Locally owned and based Aviation Management Services (Cayman) Ltd. (AMS) announced today that it has completed the reaccreditation of William Mermelstein to conduct Conformity audits for organizations wishing to gain or maintain there is-BAO registration.
“As a support spoke to Jet Aviation’s major Maintenance and Completions Center in Basel, our facility in Vienna provides much-needed maintenance support to aircraft owners and operators in Eastern Europe, where approximately 10 percent of all N-registered aircraft in EMEA and Asia are based or operating,” says Hakan Tin, managing director of Jet Aviation’s MRO and FBO facility in Vienna.
Clay Lacy Aviation has added ADS-B Out to its FANS 1/A+ STC for Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP and GV business jets. This STC complies with the January 1, 2020 mandates for ADS-B Out and FANS 1/A+.
Pentastar Aviation has been issued Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) ST04188CH for certification of compatibility of wireless data technologies on Gulfstream Aerospace GIV-X (G350/G450) series aircraft. Award of this STC allows operators to approve the use of Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (TPED) onboard aircraft with wireless networks or Wi-Fi hot spots for their passengers.
Geneva Airpark's covered parking activities for business jets and associated range of services once again registered an increase in 2016, despite a slowdown in traffic generated by business aviation that has been going on for several years at Geneva Airport.
Exclusive Air, a charter brokerage company based in Nashua, NH, serving the Northeast U.S. and worldwide, announced today the celebration of 25 years providing clients with personalized aircraft charter services.
Jet Aviation is pleased to announce the appointment of David Best as head of its Global Business Development department. Best is based in Palm Beach, FL, reporting directly to Johannes Turzer, Senior Vice President of Strategic Global Growth.