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June 2017 edition
This issue was published on June 13, 2017.

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FlyHonda becomes third operator to invest in HondaJet in Europe

FlyHonda, a fractional owner-pilot programme headquartered in the Isle of Man, has placed an order for multiple HondaJets, which it plans to operate from the UK and southern Europe.   Full story

Bestfly retains IS-BAO status and expects Gulfstream additions

Angola-based Bestfly has renewed its IS-BAO status for the second year in a row, following a month-long audit of its staff, facilities and operational standards by Cyrrus Cayman International Services.   Full story

Tronrud joins Marenco's SH09 launch customer list

Tronrud Engineering in Norway has signed for a Marenco SH09 helicopter, making it one of several launch customers for the type.   Full story

TAG demonstrates ongoing safety through Swiss Wingman renewal

TAG Aviation has renewed its accreditation to the Wyvern Wingman programme for its operations in Switzerland.   Full story

GlobeAir adds further Mustangs in response to 2016 flight figures

Austrian Mustang operator GlobeAir has acquired two more of the Citation VLJs for its homogenous fleet, bringing the total it owns to 16.   Full story

Travel Service steps up as first European Longitude customer

Czech operator Travel Service has become the first customer in Europe for Textron Aviation's Citation Longitude.   Full story

FlairJet opens Surf Air Europe's account with Phenom management agreement

UK-based FlairJet has agreed to manage a Phenom 300 for Surf Air Europe. It will go into service this month and will be maintained by Embraer Executive Jets.   Full story

Air Alsie signs up for Satcom Direct connectivity

Danish operator Air Alsie has signed an exclusive contract with Satcom Direct for the provision of connectivity solutions for its mixed fleet, which includes Hawker, Citation, ATR, Gulfstream and Falcon types.   Full story

RVS to fly HEMS Ansat leased by State Transport

RVS company, provider of air medical services in the Volgograd region of Russia, will shortly receive the first of six Ansat medevac helicopters from Russian Helicopters.   Full story

Kopterfy sets out to 'normalise' rotary charter

Newly-established Estonian operator Kopterfy has commenced operations with an AgustaWestland AW109SP to serve the Baltic and Scandinavian markets.   Full story

LBJ of Slovakia sets sights on Malta

Jet Aviation and Luxury Business Jets (LBJ) in Slovakia have signed a joint venture agreement to establish an aircraft management and charter operation in Malta.   Full story

NHV adds H175s and ramps up wind farm work

Offshore rotary operator NHV has increased its Aberdeen-based H175 fleet to four aircraft and has picked up further contracts and projects in 2017 after its upgraded facilities at Aberdeen were completed towards the end of last year.   Full story

Aero-Dienst Vienna receives Falcon ASC approval

Aero-Dienst's Vienna facility has been named as a Falcon authorised service centre by Dassault. The German operator's line station has been approved to work on the Falcon 900EX, EX EASy, DX and LX variants as well as the 2000EX EASy, DX, LX, LXS and S.   Full story

Deer Jet debuts Dream Jet in Doha and signs for a second

Chinese operator Deer Jet's Boeing 787 'Dream Jet' has made its debut in the Middle East at Doha International airport in Qatar.   Full story

VistaJet uses size advantage to scrap ferry fees

VistaJet has abolished hourly ferry flight fees for new Program customers. The commitment applies no matter where in the world a customer is flying to or from, and has been made possible by the operator's large fleet, global client base and floating bases.   Full story

Time Air serves customers all over Europe with Nextant number five

Czech operator Time Air has added a fifth Nextant 400XTi which it displayed at EBACE last month. “I don't think we have a specific number of aircraft in mind as a target fleet size,” says project manager Vaclav Stransky.   Full story

DB Aviation adds ‘complementary’ Mustang to its young AOC

DB Aviation of Portugal has added a Citation Mustang to its fleet. The Mustang joins a Hawker 400XP on DB’s AOC, which was finalised in November last year.   Full story

Turkmen brings in a second Learjet 60XR

Istanbul-headquartered Turkmen Air has taken on a second Learjet 60XR for management. The aircraft will be based in Ankara.   Full story

Elit'Avia hastens registrations through San Marino AOC

Elit'Avia San Marino Srl has obtained an AOC courtesy of the San Marino Civil Aviation Authority). San Marino operates on ICAO rather than EASA regulations, which will enable Elit'Avia's aircraft to enter service in Europe more swiftly.   Full story

Mountainflyers adds GrandNew for Swiss taxi work

Mountainflyers of Switzerland has taken delivery of an AgustaWestland GrandNew light twin engine helicopter.   Full story

Starlite signs up for Traxxall tracking

Starlite Aviation Group, with operations in Ireland, South Africa and Mauritius, is the latest company to sign up to Traxxall Technologies, a provider of maintenance tracking and inventory management.   Full story

DC Aviation adds G650 and is rewarded for safety record

Germany’s DC Aviation has expanded its fleet with the addition of a Gulfstream G650. The 7,000 nm jet is immediately available for charter from its home base at Stuttgart.   Full story

Acropolis selects AMAC completion and LEAP-1A powerplants

Acropolis Aviation, based at Farnborough airport in the UK, has awarded the completion contract for its Airbus ACJ320neo to AMAC Aerospace in Basel, Switzerland.   Full story

PC-12 partners plan SET expansion across Europe from UK base

Hendell Aviation of Finland and Fly 7 of Switzerland agreed to begin working together back in 2015, and their efforts to promote PC-12 services are gathering momentum.   Full story

Waves Technologies selects Grand Caravan EX for Channel isles air taxi

Waves Technologies has placed an order for a Cessna Grand Caravan EX utility turboprop. The aircraft is expected to be delivered in the next few months and will support the launch of Waves' on-demand air taxi service for the Channel Islands.   Full story

FAI celebrates thirty years with Gold award for safety

FAI rent-a-jet has been given the 2017 Gold Safety of Flight Award by the European Business Aviation Association, having operated business aircraft for 80,000 hours without an accident.   Full story

TAG takes delivery of first Swiss Challenger 350

TAG Aviation has added a Geneva-based Challenger 350 to its fleet. The aircraft is the first of its kind to be delivered to Switzerland and is immediately available for charter.   Full story
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JetSupport and Academy 147 team up

Netherlands-based JetSupport and Academy 147 in Malta are to provide technical training on Dassault Falcon aircraft including the 7X, 2000 and 900 series.   Full story

EBAA and TAG collaborate on scholarship

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and TAG Aviation have launched the TAG Aviation Scholarship for cabin crew training.   ull story

WCA awards scholarship to Walker

Women in Corporate Aviation has awarded an inaugural TAG Global Training scholarship to Beth Walker, who will receive a week’s training at TAG Global Training in the UK and will earn her EASA Cabin Crew Attestation.  

Aeroformation takes second Alsim sim

French pilot training school Aeroformation has invested in an Alsim AL250 flight simulator. Located in Lyon Bron, the school has operated an AL100 simulator for four years.  

TRTO strives for ACMI Airbus hours as Maltese AOC is granted

Maltese pilot training company TRTO Agency has received an air operator's certificate from Transport Malta.   Full story

TAG Farnborough passes IS-BAH audit and upgrades crew facilities

TAG Farnborough airport has become the first FBO in the UK to pass the IS-BAH Stage 2 audit, and the second in Europe after Sky Valet in Cannes. Stage 2 evaluates whether an FBO's safety management systems are robust and mature.   Full story

Signature selects Returnjet as advertising channel partner

Global FBO chain Signature Flight Support and charter booking platform Returnjet have entered into an advertising partnership.   Full story

Pilatus takes PC-24 programme up a gear and promises Q4 deliveries

Pilatus chairman Oscar Schwenk says that everything is going to plan with the flight test programme of the PC-24.   Full story

Operators sign up to Down-Route platform

Expenses management and hotel booking platform Down-Route now has more than 100 business aviation operators registered to use its technology.   Full story

Air BP and RocketRoute team up for fuel technology

Air BP and RocketRoute have launched RocketRoute Marketplace, an enhanced app that takes the companies' service offering beyond fuel and flight planning.   Full story

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News In Brief


News in Brief

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Germany still leads the way, as EMEA travellers favour charter

Some say the market is flat in the midsize sector, others that light jets are having their moment. Has jet ownership given way to flexibility of ad hoc charter? EBAN has been talking to market participants to understand their overall perceptions.   Full story
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