Expansion of DFS Leipzig Remote Tower Control Centre Air traffic at Erfurt Weimar Airport in the east of Germany is now being controlled from Leipzig, around 100 kilometres to the southwest as the crow flies.
TITAN Aviation Fuels launches carbon offsets program in time for Earth Day celebration TITAN Aviation Fuels has announced the launch of their Carbon Offsets Program available through the TITAN FBO network. The program is being offered by one of the industry’s most respected environmental products organizations, Terrapass.
UK Civil Aviation Authority celebrates 50 years The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority embarked on its 50th anniversary celebrations on April 1st. The past five decades has seen revolutionary advances in aviation, safety and travel.
bp to supply DHL Express with SAF until 2026 bp is to supply DHL Express with sustainable aviation fuel until 2026 as part of a new strategic collaboration with the global logistics company.
Sheltair adds IBM Environmental Intelligence Suite to its FBO network Sheltair Aviation has adopted the IBM Environmental Intelligence Suite to support its FBO operations networkwide, bringing weather and climate insights to the nation's largest privately-owned aviation network.
FAA begins adding weather reporting stations across Alaska The Federal Aviation Administration has started installing technology across Alaska to provide weather conditions to pilots before they take to the skies.
Shell first to supply SAF to customers in Singapore Shell has become the first supplier of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Singapore, and plans to start blending the fuel at its recently upgraded facility in the aviation hub.
BBGA keeps resilient through 2021 Despite another tough year battling the Coronavirus pandemic and its variants, The British Business and General Aviation Association demonstrated continued resilience in 2021.
Krimson Aviation anchors business aviation growth in East Africa Celebrating its most successful year ever in 2021, Krimson Aviation is poised for even more growth in 2022. During 2021, the Addis Ababa-based flight support, charter and aviation consultancy, expanded into 38 airports in 20 African countries and handled 1,143 flight-related operations and 274 ground-related requirements. This best year ever confirms that since founding in 2015, Krimson has become the largest African flight support company in terms of geographic footprint and number of airports serviced.
FAA implements more efficient descent procedures to reduce fuel burn, emissions Descent procedures that the US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration put in place across the country in the 2021 will save millions of gallons of fuel and reduce CO2 and other emissions by hundreds of thousands of tons.
MyHandler App expands coverage from South America into Europe MyHandler App is a mobile App developed to transform business and general aviation by connecting pilots directly with reliable, approved FBOs.
Universal earns ISO 27001 Information Security Certification for Trip Support Services and its uvGO Mission Management Platform Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc., the leading international mission management company for business aviation, announced it has earned ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System, including all four of its international trip support offices, as well as its uvGO Mission Management Platform.
Air bp commences aviation fuel venture in Iraq Air bp has commenced a new aircraft fuelling joint venture at Baghdad International Airport (BGW). The joint venture company, United Iraqi Company for Airports and Ground Handling Services Limited, operating under the name MASIL, was awarded an operating licence for aircraft refuelling, ground handling and cargo services.
New Aviation Coalition in Utah advocates for general aviation Advocacy for general aviation in Utah recently received a big boost with the formation of the Utah Aviation Coalition, a group of eight aviation associations and other organizations that span virtually all general aviation interests in the state.
MedAire expands its international aviation security presence MedAire, an International SOS company, is the proven leader for medical and travel risk management and security intelligence and assistance to the aviation and maritime industries.
New software capability gets planes rolling directly to the runway, reducing fuel burn and taxi time The FAA and NASA have announced the completion of research and testing on a software capability that calculates gate pushbacks at busy hub airports so that each plane can roll directly to the runway and to take off.
4AIR launches first interactive SAF map for bizjets 4AIR, the first and only rating system focused on comprehensive sustainability in private aviation, has launched an interactive map to show private jet owners and operators where to find Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).
Making SAF more accessible for all Accessing the benefits of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) might be easier than you think. Air bp’s book and claim solution, certified by the RSB, provides customers with wider market access to SAF across a number of locations.
On Air Dining bounces back to pre-lockdown revenues Remaining open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown, On Air Dining’s focus on investment and efficiency has led to doubling month over month revenue, increased market share, and trending higher than the London private aviation recovery rate.
Drone project takes off with share of £30m UK Government grant An ambitious research and development project backed by Cirium, the global aviation analytics company, has received financial funding from the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
IBAC partners with CTX to offer seamless carbon offset resource to business aviation IBAC has announced its new alliance with Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX) to provide a transparent and efficient platform for business aviation companies to voluntarily purchase carbon credits to offset their CO2 emissions as part of an overall sustainability plan.
AeroCity Tech Ventures to invest 20m euros in aviation start-ups AeroCity, a fast-growing campus of aviation companies in Vilnius, has exciting news for start-ups and business innovators in aviation.
Satcom completes first phase of MySky integration to maximize the power of aviation data Satcom Direct has completed phase one of the strategic integration of MySky, the AI-powered spend management platform designed for the private aviation industry.
IBAC and DSAC initiate test phase of safety intelligence gathering The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) and the French Directorate for Civil Aviation Safety (DSAC) have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) to initiate the formal exchange of safety-related information.
Droniq and DFS develop Germany’s first drone traffic system In future, drones will have their own traffic system. This system, in essence a network of services and procedures, will allow flights in areas with a high volume of drones to be carried out easily, safely, efficiently and in coordination with manned air traffic.
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