Monday
Aug072017

VistaJet Launches New Digital Platforms As Growth Accelerates in China

VistaJet continues to build on its China growth and demonstrates a commitment to the region by expanding its team and launching a Chinese language website. This follows a surge of interest from the April launch of a bespoke WeChat booking platform.

VistaJet’s USD2.5 billion global infrastructure demonstrates the company’s commitment to providing the ultimate business aviation solution for corporate leaders, governments and UHNWIs. Additionally, expansion plans in China are being geared to creating a seamless flying experience for the increasingly tech savvy Chinese customer.

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Monday
Aug072017

L.J. Aviation Achieves Prestigious Wingman Certification from Wyvern

L.J. Aviation has successfully achieved Wingman Certification from Wyvern Ltd., which offers one of the most demanding air carrier safety certifications in the air charter industry. To be considered as a Wingman Certified Operator, companies must actively demonstrate their commitment to leading risk management practices and have a strong safety culture. Operators are continuously monitored and must maintain up-to-date company data and documentation on Wyvern’s aviation intelligence platform. Wingman Certified Operators are required to successfully complete onsite audits every two years where flight operations, fleet maintenance, company business practices, safety and quality management systems, and physical aircraft inspections are evaluated against The Wingman Standard.

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Monday
Aug072017

Business Aircraft Operators Should Start Planning for 2018 Winter Games

Due to the anticipated high-demand on ground services during the 2018 Winter Games, Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. recommends that general aviation operators attending this event should begin planning for parking, airport services and crew accommodation immediately. The Winter Games will be held at PyeongChang in the Republic of Korea February 9-25, 2018.

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Monday
Aug072017

Young aviators Enjoyed Amazing Camp with Historical Airplanes

Sixty children could taste of the daily routine of war pilots from the famous Czechoslovak squadrons 310, 311, 312 and 313, which participated in air combats during World War II.

Children followed a similar daily routine as the historic heroes, including morning exercises and theory lessons on airplanes and aviation technology. With experienced instructors, they also tried out a real flight on Zlín Z-226 and Cessna C-152 machines.

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Monday
Aug072017

ARGUS Releases 2017 Midyear Business Aviation Review 

Halfway through 2017 flight activity continues to climb higher with every month recording year over year gains from 2016.

To view the entire TRAQPak Midyear Review, click here.

Monday
Aug072017

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim Adds Challenger to Managed Fleet

Holger Ostheimer, Managing Director of DC Aviation Al-Futtaim said: “Our facility offers the shortest distance from limousine drop-off to aircraft steps and the highest levels of privacy and safety all of which have been extremely appreciated and accepted by customers and operators.”

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Monday
Aug072017

Coleman Jet Adds Gulfstream IV to Charter Fleet

Coleman Jet, a B. Coleman Aviation company, has added its third Gulfstream GIV to its charter fleet. The aircraft is conveniently based at the Gary/Chicago Airport (KGYY), just 25 miles southeast of Chicago.

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Monday
Aug072017

Meridian Air Charter Adds Another Gulfstream G550 to Fleet

“We are extremely pleased to offer our customers in the Chicago market a great option for long haul trips,” said Chris Battaglia, Director of Charter Sales. “This G550 is equipped with the latest technologies and amenities, ensuring a productive and comfortable flight. It is the perfect complement to our fleet of heavy jets.”

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Monday
Aug072017

Senate Appropriators Reject Air Traffic Control Privatization

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Fiscal Year 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill, providing the Federal Aviation Administration with $16.97 billion in total budgetary resources for the fiscal year beginning on October 1st. The legislation rejects the Trump Administration’s proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control system and provides $1.1 billion for FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), and additional resources to fund airport improvements. The legislation also includes provisions sought by NATA on behalf of the aviation business community.

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Monday
Aug072017

TAG Geneva’s FBO Lounges Showcase Summer Art Exhibition by Swiss Street Artist Joule Champod

An exclusive contemporary street art exhibition entitled ‘The Caps Collection’ by the inspirationally talented Swiss graffiti artist Joule Champod will be on display throughout August and September at TAG Aviation’s state-of-the-art FBO lounges located at Geneva International Airport.

‘The Caps Collection’ pays homage to Joule Champod’s spray caps, which for an artist have become loyal travelling companions on his many trips around the world. Each works effectively like a paintbrush and it is rare to see a creative instrument have accidentally become a creation of its own.

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