CJ3+ gains EASA certification
Cessna has received type certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for the Cessna Citation CJ3+, paving the way for deliveries to begin in Europe later this year.
“This is a significant milestone as the Citation CJ3+ is perfectly suited for the European environment, combining a number of attributes that benefit passengers and operators alike,” said
Hearne, vice president, Jets and Interior Engineering. “We’ve maximized productivity, technology and comfort in the passenger cabin, and operators and pilots benefit from superb performance characteristics, all at operating and acquisition costs that make the CJ3+ the smart choice for today’s business transportation requirements.”
The Citation CJ3+ gained initial certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in September, less than six months after its market introduction in March 2014. By the end of 2014, Cessna had already delivered 10 Citation CJ3+ aircraft, contributing to the company’s stronger business jet delivery performance in 2014.
Acropolis Aviation to be first to receive all-new Airbus ACJ320neo
based at TAG Farnborough Airport, will be the launch customer of a brand new aircraft - the Airbus ACJ320neo. The aircraft will enter service in early 2020.
Bousfield, signed the contract for the newest member of the Airbus family with
Leahy, Chief Operating Officer, Customers and
Defforge, Managing Director of Airbus Corporate Jets,
during EBACE in Geneva last week.
“In finalising this order, we are committing to providing our discerning clientele with the newest and ultimate large-cabin aircraft well into the next decade. Our current ACJ319 performs at the top of the spectrum of client expectations with the largest cabin in its class. It is remarkable that the ACJ320neo will improve even further on these high specifications and standards,” said
Weston Aviation to open new FBO at Newquay Cornwall Airport
Weston Aviation, the UK based FBO and business aviation company have agreed terms on a new
long term lease and contract for the provision of fixed based operations at Newquay Cornwall
Airport (NQY/EGHQ) in the south-west of England.
The new building will provide 8,800
sq.ft. of passenger and crew lounge area, meeting rooms, pilot rest areas and self-briefing facilities for
business aircraft owners and crews and GA pilots.
“This is our fourth move to ever increasing facilities in relation to size and facilities offered to our
customers at Newquay Cornwall Airport since we opened there in 2003, which confirms our
commitment and continuing investment to the airport and the surrounding region. We are delighted
to secure a long term future at Newquay and in turn reconfirms our commitment for many years to
come to the airport,” said Nick
Weston, the company’s founder and Managing
founder and President of Atlanta,
||hat exactly do you define
as healthy eating?
Is it calorie counting? Portion
Control? Eliminating snacks? Consuming super foods? Eating
more Salads? Skipping Dessert? Skipping meals? Low fat food
diets? Gluten Free Meal programs?
Healthy means different things to different people and this includes you, your passengers and your flight crew. When you have been tasked with providing healthier meals on board, what are you planning?
Some foods have what is called a
health “halo”. They are also referred to as a diet food faker. To
define either term we can see that it's a seemingly diet-friendly food
that's simply NOT.
Granola, restaurant salads,
smoothies, dried fruit . . . all surprisingly dangerous for calorie
counters. These food examples have the illusion of being healthy,
and are, in many instances, so for sake of clarity, I am going to refer
to healthy as low calorie, lower fat, high fiber.
Let me identify some of those halo
foods that for this case aren’t
Bestfly becomes only FBO to provide aviation fuel in Sub-Saharan Africa
Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, has signed an agreement with Angola’s energy company Sonangol to operate its own dedicated fuel
The agreement enables Bestfly to control fuel supply to aircraft from its own 45 000 litre bowser provided by Sonangol of Angola. The truck is parked at the FBO, branded in Bestfly colours and is operated by Bestfly team members, making Bestfly the only FBO with a dedicated aviation fuel supply in the Sub-Saharan area of Africa.
Under the terms of the agreement Sonangol will provide continued access to the bowser and aviation fuel. In addition Sonangol has trained the three-man team operating the bowser in safe operations, human factors and all elements of secure fuel handling which enables the company to offer 24/7 fuel services to arriving and departing aircraft. To streamline the system even further Sonangol has a single point of contact in the accounts department handling accounting, fuel requests and pre-flight inquiries making the fuel administration process leaner for all concerned.
Marshall's Birmingham FBO to be new base of HondaJet Northern Europe
Marshall Aviation Services, the expanding business aviation services company of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, announced at EBACE that it is to team with Honda Aircraft Company in Greensboro, N.C., USA to be the company’s Northern European provider of sales and service for the
Marshall's wide sales territory will encompass the UK regions north of the
M4 motorway; the Isle of Man, Channel Islands, Ireland, Scandinavia and the Benelux countries.
The company's new FBO at Birmingham International Airport, UK, will host a brand new sales and support centre for the aircraft, which is making its European debut on the static park at
EBACE, hard on the heels of a successful tour of Japan.
Lift-off for new Irish ‘EJ’ corporate aircraft register
A new Irish aircraft register targeted at corporate and business jets has been unveiled.
The “EJ” register is administered by the Irish Aviation Authority, with Shannon Airport’s International Aviation Services Centre
(IASC) as a preferred marketing and support partner.
The new register offers the benefits of a gold-standard onshore EASA jurisdiction and is designed for full compliance with current and forthcoming EASA regulations including Part
The new registration marks consist of “EJ-“ plus four letters, allowing for a wider range of personalised registrations.
Air BP recognises longstanding customers
International aviation fuel supplier Air BP formally recognised the longstanding loyalty of five airport customers at EBACE in Geneva last week. When added together, the five have worked with Air BP for 179 years.
The airports honoured were London Biggin Hill (20 years), Graz (57 years), Egelsbach (56 years), Grenoble-Le Versoud and Innsbruck (46 years), all of which are part of Air BP’s 700-strong global locations network. The new accolades seek to recognise customers that have had continuous relationships for more than 10 years andhave built exemplary models of co-operation with Air BP in delivery of best practice in General Aviation fuel supply.
“We are delighted to recognize our longstanding customers whose loyalty reflects the value they place on the quality of Air BP’s customer support, collaborative marketing activity, technical expertise and continuous development of training schemes. The support we give covers a whole range of services which derive from decades of experience working within the aviation fuel sector,” said
Moreno, General Manager of General Aviation for Air BP.
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