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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.

Making SAF more accessible for all

Instajet redefines private air travel with new transparent model directly connecting passengers and operators Instajet, the new global private aviation community, is launching a direct, transparent business model for private aviation, benefiting the entire industry.

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.

Drone project takes off with share of £30m UK Government grant

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.

AeroCity Tech Ventures to invest 20m euros in aviation start-ups

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.

Satcom completes first phase of MySky integration to maximize the power of aviation data

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.

Droniq and DFS develop Germany’s first drone traffic system

European bizav industry encouraged by RefuelEU Aviation initiative Industry associations European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) are encouraged by the newly published RefuelEU Aviation Initiative, as it works towards advancing the production, availability and use of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) in the region.

Elit’Avia becomes exclusive sales rep for HondaJet in France and 16 African nations, including Nigeria Malta-headquartered sales, charter and management company, Elit’Avia, has announced an exclusive partnership with Honda Aircraft Company, manufacturer of the HondaJet Elite S.

Elit’Avia becomes exclusive sales rep for HondaJet in France and 16 African nations, including Nigeria

NetJets Europe first to purchase Air bp's ISCC PLUS certified SAF Air bp has announced its first sale of ISCC PLUS* certified sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in Spain, one of the largest global aviation markets.

South Sudan opens its skies to the world Ten years after gaining independence, South Sudan is welcoming the world’s international aviation operators and airliners into its skies following the launch of a state-of-the-art, online airspace management system.

South Sudan opens its skies to the world

Should planes be more like birds? Would planes be better if they were more like birds? Engineers from the University of Bristol, UK, and the Royal Veterinary College have been studying our feathered-friends to answer this very question, the answer to which will be revealed at the Royal Society Summer Science 2021.

Should planes be more like birds?

Wally Funk heads to Space Wally Funk, Women in Aviation International's Lifetime Member #26, is one step closer to fulfilling a lifelong mission to become an astronaut.

Wally Funk heads to Space

Jockeys Emergency Fund makes €50k donation to Irish Community Air Ambulance Service The Jockeys Emergency Fund (JEF) has made a donation of €50,000 to the Irish Community Air Ambulance Service in recognition of the great work that the air ambulance does for horse racing and the wider community. It also committed that it would make further donations of €50,000 per annum for the next four years bringing the total amount committed to €250,000.

Jockeys Emergency Fund makes €50k donation to Irish Community Air Ambulance Service

BizAv 'Supergroup' unites to launch Vulcan Aviation Three of business aviation’s most respected senior executives are joining forces to launch Vulcan Aviation as an elite full-service business aviation company serving a worldwide client base.

Air bp hits 300th location milestone in Airfield Automation roll out Air bp has its award-winning Airfield Automation digital technology live at 300 network locations across 28 countries in four continents, with Magdeburg City Airport (ZMG/EDBM) the 300th location to implement the technology.

Air bp hits 300th location milestone in Airfield Automation roll out

North Dakota invests additional $20m to build out Vantis Governor Doug Burgum recently signed into law an additional $20m investment to continue the buildout of Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide UAS network, the first of its kind in the nation.

Signature partners with Neste to supply SAF at Austin, Houston and San Jose Signature Flight Support announced new permanent supplies of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) at three airports: Austin-Bergstrom Int’l Airport in Austin, TX (AUS), Houston-Hobby Airport in Houston, TX (HOU), and the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport in San Jose, CA (SJC).

World’s first blockchain instant aviation fuel payment solution approved for launch Gazprom Neft’s Smart Fuel, the world’s first blockchain solution for instant aviation ‘into-the-wing’ refuelling payments, has been approved for its full market launch after securing registration from the Russian Federation.

World’s first blockchain instant aviation fuel payment solution approved for launch

Large scale aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal water set to begin as specialist €1.5m plane arrives in Ireland The first digital aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal waters to be undertaken by a domestic company are about to begin following the arrival of a new special mission aircraft owned by Green Rebel Group into Cork Airport.

Large scale aerial ecology surveys of Irish coastal water set to begin as specialist €1.5m plane arrives in Ireland

Air bp agrees its first sale of SAF at Munich Airport Air bp has confirmed an agreement for its first sale of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at Munich Airport (MUC/EDDM).

Air bp agrees its first sale of SAF at Munich Airport

Pandemic spurs innovation at DFS DFS, the German air navigation service provider, looks back on a difficult business year 2020, with air traffic volumes and income generated from charges falling by half.

Pandemic spurs innovation at DFS

Gazprom Neft's new technology boosts aviation refuelling process Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, is boosting the efficiency of aircraft refuelling following successful tests of the first modular fuel truck in Eastern Europe.

Gazprom Neft's new technology boosts aviation refuelling process

Vantis, North Dakota's statewide UAS network, entering testing stages in collaboration with FAA As remote surveillance and communications infrastructure installation is coming to completion at key sites in McKenzie and Williams counties, Vantis, North Dakota’s statewide UAS network, is gearing up for testing and validation of the network in line with the rigorous safety measures the aviation industry is known for.

Vantis, North Dakota's statewide UAS network, entering testing stages in collaboration with FAA

Air bp scores a hat-trick of SAF projects Air bp has recently supplied sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to three airports in the UK: dedicated business aviation airport, London Biggin Hill (BQH), Airbus owned Hawarden (CEG) airport in Flintshire, North Wales, which will be used for fuelling of the Beluga aircraft, and Centreline FBO, in Bristol (BRS).

Signature hits 1 million SAF delivery milestone Signature Flight Support is celebrating an exciting milestone in its quest towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 by exceeding 1 million gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) supplied through its Signature Renew program at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.

Signature hits 1 million SAF delivery milestone

LanzaJet welcomes new investor Shell Leading sustainable fuels technology company and sustainable fuels producer, LanzaJet Inc., announced that Shell has joined as an investor in the company to advance global growth, accelerate commercialization of its technology, and scale the production of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

London Biggin Hill to offer SAF London Biggin Hill Airport is expanding its fuel services with the addition of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), supplied by Air bp.

SITA helps Cyprus with EU ATC standard SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is helping Cyprus comply with an EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard that uses digital messages instead of voice communications for routine airspace clearances.

SITA helps Cyprus with EU ATC standard

Textron Aviation launches Special Olympics Airlift in support of 2022 USA Games Textron Aviation has launched its signature industry endeavor - the Special Olympics Airlift (SOA) - and has begun its call for Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air, Beechcraft Premier, Beechjet and Hawker owners and operators to help transport more than 4,000 athletes and coaches from across the nation to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida.

Centreline introduces SAF as part of carbon neutral flight strategy Bristol UK-based aviation business Centreline AV Limited, has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from its FBO at Bristol Airport.

Centreline introduces SAF as part of carbon neutral flight strategy

Satcom Direct and Polaris Aero team up to strengthen flight risk assessment for business aviation Satcom Direct is teaming up with Polaris Aero, the flight risk analysis and safety management system (SMS) provider to enhance the risk assessment and mitigation process for mutual SD and Polaris customers.

Satcom Direct and Polaris Aero team up to strengthen flight risk assessment for business aviation

AEROCOR leads VLJ sales four years running Light jet brokerage firm AEROCOR, announces record setting numbers for 2020 as the firm completed 58 transactions, 31 of which occurred during the fourth quarter. This makes AERCOR the global leader in Very Light Jet sales for the fourth year running.

CharterSync sees rapid growth as UK air cargo operators grapple with EU permit process CharterSync, the air cargo charter platform, has seen significant growth since 1st January as UK air cargo operators have struggled to cope with the challenge of securing post-Brexit UK-EU flight permits.

CharterSync sees rapid growth as UK air cargo operators grapple with EU permit process

Air bp reaches first milestone in implementing carbon emissions reducing start-stop technology Air bp has announced that all its fuel hydrant dispenser vehicles in Portugal now have stop-start technology. This is the first country in Air bp’s operated network to achieve the milestone and forms one element of the business’s carbon management plan.

Air bp reaches first milestone in implementing carbon emissions reducing start-stop technology

American Aero continues support of Navy SEAL Foundation for eigth consecutive year Nearly 200 Naval Special Warfare (NSW) operators transition off active duty every year, including a growing number of retirees who entered service after the attacks of 9/11

American Aero continues support of Navy SEAL Foundation for eigth consecutive year

ExecuJet Africa re-establishes its aircraft sales division ExecuJet Africa, part of the Luxaviation Group, is announcing the reinstatement of its aircraft sales and acquisitions offering, with an increase in demand from current clients.

bp and Qantas form strategic partnership to advance net zero emissions Qantas and bp have announced a strategic partnership to further advance their shared net zero ambitions. Through the collaboration, the companies will work together on opportunities to reduce carbon emissions in the aviation sector and contribute to the development of a sustainable aviation fuel industry in Australia.

bp and Qantas form strategic partnership to advance net zero emissions

Eve-led aviation consortium joins UK CAA to develop Urban Air Mobility concept of operations A consortium of urban air mobility and aviation companies has commenced work on a concept of operations for integrating air taxis and electric vertical take-off and landing vehicles (eVTOLs) into the UK’s airspace.

Eve-led aviation consortium joins UK CAA to develop Urban Air Mobility concept of operations

Urban Air Mobility ‘must incorporate the needs of disabled citizens’ Regulators, local authorities and industry groups will need to incorporate the views and priorities of disabled groups in their early planning phase if the promise - and full market value - of advanced air mobility (AAM) and urban air mobility (UAM) systems are to be fully realised, according to a white paper published today by Aerobility and CIVATAglobal.

Urban Air Mobility

Luxaiation Group adopts leading new FlySkills hygiene standards Luxaviation is now implementing higher standards of safe travel than ever before by securing the FlySkills Hygiene Certification (FHC) across the Group’s regional operators as well as their fixed-base operations (FBOs), managed by ExecuJet.

Centrik delivers pole-to-pole operational management support to British Antarctic Survey Centrik’s global expertise is supporting British Antarctic Survey (BAS) with its polar research flight programme.

Centrik delivers pole-to-pole operational management support to British Antarctic Survey

Signature, Neste and NetJets celebrate official launch of SAF with ceremonial first gallons at SFO and LTN A practical solution to help business aviation reach its carbon emissions goals has arrived. Signature Flight Support, through its company-wide Signature Renew program, and Neste are making low emission, renewable fuel a reality for business aviation, starting with the first two locations of Signature’s worldwide network.

Signature, Neste and NetJets celebrate official launch of SAF

Swissport demonstrates handling of Covid-19 vaccine In preparation for the global distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, Swissport has put its facilities and processes to the test. Its Brussels cargo team demonstrated their ability to handle temperature sensitive air cargo in a dry-run under real-conditions and under the eyes of experts and trade reporters at the company's state-of-the-art Swissport Pharma Center.

Swissport demonstrates handling of Covid-19 vaccine

 

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