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OJets adds Bombardier Global 5000 to fleet of charter aircraft

OJets adds Bombardier Global 5000 to fleet of charter aircraft

OJets, a privately-owned provider of comprehensive business aviation services, today announced the addition of a Bombardier Global 5000 to its fleet of charter aircraft. OJets’ all-Bombardier fleet now comprises six aircraft: four Global 6000s, a Global 5000 and a Challenger

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New charter marketplace app financed by operators

New charter marketplace app financed by operators

A new business-jet charter marketplace named JET&CO has been launched, financed by the operators themselves. It is claimed that the new online service has been created to improve the on-demand flight market, by providing a neutral platform for end-users. In

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ExecuJet seeks new UK home

ExecuJet seeks new UK home

Execujet, the Swiss-based business aviation group that offers management, charter and FBO services, is looking for new home in the UK, following the decision by Cambridge Airport to bring its FBO services in-house. Execujet opened its Cambridge FBO in 2012,

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Europe and US certificate Praetor 500

Europe and US certificate Praetor 500

The European (EASA) and US (FAA) aviation authorities have certificated the Embraer Praetor 500, meaning that the firm can now begin delivering aircraft to customers in those regions. The latest certifications come almost a month since Brazil’s authorities (ANAC) passed

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Transport Canada certificates Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500

Transport Canada certificates Bombardier’s Global 5500 and Global 6500

Transport Canada, the Canadian civil aviation authority, has given type certificates to both the Bombardier Global 5500 and Global 6500. Deliveries can now begin to Canadian customers. Bombardier says that certification by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as well

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Expect new business jet product launches soon: Brian Foley

Expect new business jet product launches soon: Brian Foley

Business aviation is close to seeing several key product launches – including a replacement for the hugely successful Gulfstream G650 family – predicts consultant Brian Foley. Gulfstream delivered the first G650 in December 2012 and has so far delivered almost

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Citation Longitude finally gets certificated

Citation Longitude finally gets certificated

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Cessna the type certificate it needed to begin deliveries of its new Citation Longitude. Originally announced during the 2012 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) the Longitude is the largest Citation

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Wheels Up acquires tech company Avianis

Wheels Up acquires tech company Avianis

A month after closing on $128.4M for its Class D Equity Round, which valued Wheels Up at over $1.1 billion, the private aviation company has bought the technology and flight management systems company, Avianis, demonstrating that the new battleground for

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Comlux tops up ACJ320neo order

Comlux tops up ACJ320neo order

Comlux, the Zurich-based business jet operator, has placed an additional order with Airbus for another ACJ320neo, taking its total order tally for the type to four. Completion for the new aircraft will take place at Comlux Completions in Indianapolis. “Airbus

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Dassault rebrands TAG’s MRO facilities

Dassault rebrands TAG’s MRO facilities

Dassault Aviation completed its acquisition of TAG Aviation’s maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) business on September 2 and is now rebranding it to show how it differs. The new company is called TAG Maintenance Services (TMS). Dassault operates several of

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