Wednesday
Nov152017

AsBAA Announces Cooperation with Authorities in Macau to Significantly Enhance General Aviation Infrastructure

AsBAA, Asia’s non-profit representative trade body for business and general aviation (BA / GA) took a lead at the Macau Business Aviation Exhibition (MBAE2017)where announcements have been made that there will be significant enhancements made to BA/GA infrastructure at the Macau Airport along with potential changes to the further development of the leisure industry in Cotai that will see more attention given to the importance of General Aviation in connectivity of the GBA-Greater Bay Area initiative.

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Wednesday
Nov152017

Mente Group CEO Brian Proctor Elected President & Chairman of NARA

In his new role, Brian will maintain overall responsibility for the expanding Association, which embraces selected NARA-certified aircraft sales and brokerage businesses, together with aircraft product and service companies.

Brian’s aim is to create a competitive advantage for members and their customers by leveraging NARA’s collective knowledge and resources and continuing to ensure that members abide by the association’s 14-point Code of Ethics which provides standards of business conduct regarding business aircraft transactions.

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Wednesday
Nov152017

Weston Aviation - BACA Best FBO of the Year Award for the Second Successive Year

Commenting on the Award, CEO and founder of the Doncaster  Sheffield airport headquartered company, Nick Weston was delighted at the achievement. "We were all extremely proud to win the BACA Award last year and to win again against high quality nominees is testament to all the hard work, dedication and quality of service of all of our teams at our FBO locations. This award is voted for by our customers and users of our facilities so it reinforces that the direction we are taking the company is right and providing a quality service."

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Wednesday
Nov152017

Nomad Aviation Appoints Roman Hug as Director of Maintenance and CAMO

Nomad Aviation has appointed Roman Hug as the company’s new director of maintenance and CAMO. Roman Hug is part of the management team and responsible for Nomad Aviation’s technical services. He oversees maintenance and CAMO+ matters of Noman Aviation’s own fleet and jets under aircraft management. This includes Swiss and Maltese registered aircraft.

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Wednesday
Nov152017

Jet Access Aviation Expands Fleet With a G200

“This fleet expansion is a reflection of our company’s abundant growth and pursuit to get desirable aircraft for our customers" said Jet Access Aviation’s President, Jack E Lambert Jr.
 
The G200 presents coast to coast range, exceptional stand-up head room, seating for 9 with the largest cabin capacity in its class as well as a large baggage space.

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Wednesday
Nov152017

TAG Aviation Asia wins Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) Icons of Aviation “Best Management Company and Operator” Award 2017

“We are proud and delighted to receive an AsBAA award for the third year in a row and I would like to extend a big thank you to all TAG Aviation Asia staff for their efforts this year” said, Jolie Howard, CEO and Accountable Manager, TAG Aviation Asia. “To receive this prestigious accolade from fellow peers within the business aviation community is a real honour and assures our customers of our on-going commitment to continually strive to deliver the highest possible safety standards and outstanding aircraft management services at all times.”

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Wednesday
Nov152017

NATA Commends Senate Finance Committee for Inclusion of Aircraft Management Services Legislation in Tax Overhaul

The Senate Finance Committee released the modified chairman's mark for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation to reform and simplify the nation’s tax code.  The revised legislation now contains a provision, sought by NATA, clarifying that aircraft management services are not subject to air transportation taxes. The new section is based on bipartisan legislation (S.321) sponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH).  Earlier this week, Senator Portman filed the legislation for consideration as an amendment.

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Tuesday
Nov142017

Rectrix Aviation Launches NonStop Scheduled Passenger Shuttle between Cape Cod and NYC

“Nonstop service between New York City and Cape Cod will offer travelers hassle free access to these exciting destinations,” said Rectrix CEO Richard Cawley. “There’s no question that NYC and Cape Cod each offer a lot that complements each location – dining, shows, sites and scenery. We expect a lot of enthusiasm over these new routes.”

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Tuesday
Nov142017

TAG Aviation to Provide Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) Line Maintenance Support at TAG Farnborough Airport

“TAG Aviation already has a number of ACJs in its current fleet and several of TFMS engineers possess a solid commercial aviation background on this aircraft type so it’s perfect sense to make the most of this available competency and appropriate expertise” said, Cyrille Pillet, TFMS Managing Director and VP Maintenance Operations, TAG Aviation Europe. “With a growing number of ACJs landing at TAG Farnborough Airport, extending our maintenance capabilities in this way is a logical step forward and further complements our already extensive list of supported aircraft types.”

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Tuesday
Nov142017

Falcon Aviation Orders Three Additional AW169 at Dubai Airshow

As a pioneer of the AW169 in the Middle East since 2016, Falcon Aviation has successfully logged 500 incident free hours with the popular multi-role Class I Performance medium category helicopter, flying private charters and in fulfilling offshore contract with oil company TOTAL.   Falcon Aviation has quickly grown to become fleet leader in the offshore fraternity worldwide, flying 100 hours in the past month, reflecting an overall increase in helicopter flying following the launch of the Falcon Aviation managed heliport at Dubai DWC Airport this May.

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