Cirrus introduces a big red button

Cirrus introduces a big red button

Cirrus has introduced a big red button recessed into the roof of the cabin on its VisionJet personal jet that, once pressed, turns the airplane into a fully autonomous aircraft that can land itself. Cirrus is calling the system ‘Safe

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Clay Lacy Northeastern US region adds three business jets to charter fleet

Clay Lacy Northeastern US region adds three business jets to charter fleet

White Plains, New York: November 4, 2019 – Clay Lacy Aviation has added a 16-passenger, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G650ER, a 16-passenger, long-range and fuel-efficient Dassault Falcon 7X tri-jet and the East Coast’s first Pilatus PC-24 midsize jet for charter to its

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Vertis flying high with addition of Global 5000 to charter portfolio

Vertis flying high with addition of Global 5000 to charter portfolio

Zug, Switzerland: 5 November2019 – Switzerland-headquartered Vertis Aviation, the bespoke charter specialist, is strengthening its ultra-long-range charter offering with the introduction of a Bombardier Global 5000 to its charter portfolio. The latest addition to the Vertis Charter Management Programme (VCMP)

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West Star Aviation announces first aft canted bulkhead modification

West Star Aviation announces first aft canted bulkhead modification

West Star Aviation has completed their first aft canted bulkhead modification for a Citation 680 at their East Alton facility. This modification can be performed at any of the three, full-service West Star Aviation Textron Aviation Authorised Independent Service Facilities.

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New Cambridge Jet Centre takes flight

New Cambridge Jet Centre takes flight

4 November 2019 – Cambridge City Airport opened its new Jet Centre on 1 November, offering in-house FBO services to its executive business charter customers. Investment has included redesigning and rebranding the existing centre on Newmarket Road, to offer up-to-the

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VistaJet wins AsBAA’s best operator in Asia award

VistaJet wins AsBAA’s best operator in Asia award

VistaJet, the Malta-based private jet operator, has won Asia’s best-operator award from the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA). The award was given to VistaJet during AsBAA’s Icons of Aviation Awards in Hong Kong on November 2, 2019. It is the

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Labour’s planned UK private jet ban will not fly

Labour’s planned UK private jet ban will not fly

The UK today demonstrated that the single biggest threat to business aviation worldwide is environmental regulation. Today the Shadow Transport Secretary (the official opposition to the actual Transport Minister) has suggested that the UK should ban all traditional private jet

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UK Labour Party considering banning private jet flights by 2025

UK Labour Party considering banning private jet flights by 2025

The UK Labour Party has said that it will consider banning non-electric private jet flights from 2025. The party is hoping to be in government after the general election on December 12. Andy McDonald, the shadow transport secretary tweeted:  “The

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1 Vision opens Big Bertha hangar at Salina Airport

1 Vision opens Big Bertha hangar at Salina Airport

Hangar H959 at Salina Airport better known as Big Betha has been re-opened with new resident 1 Vision Aviation. “First time I saw it, driving by, I thought there was gonna be a 1 Vision (Aviation) sign on it,” said

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Swapping carbon – using carbon offsets

Swapping carbon – using carbon offsets

You may not have realised it, but lots of aircraft manufacturers are not particularly fond of their rivals. So, when they are all agreeing on something – as they did on sustainable aviation fuel at NBAA-BACE last week – it

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