Category: General Aviation

Poland to Strengthen Regional Aviation with New Polish Aviation Group

Poland has established a Polish Aviation Group to strengthen its position in the aviation market in Central Europe and beyond. The new Group, formally established on October 10, brings together LOT, LOTAMS and LS Technics global aircraft maintenance services provider, and LSAS, responsible for handling services. The constituent companies “will be sharing the same goals […]

Boeing Sees Doubling of Air Cargo Traffic in 20 Years

Boeing projects air cargo operators will need more than 2,600 freighters over the next two decades to keep up with increasing global freight traffic, which is expected to double with 4.2 percent growth annually. The 980 new medium and large freighters and 1,670 converted freighters will go toward replacing older airplanes and growing the global […]

Commercial Aircraft to Replace Current Satellites

A more connected world makes the globe shrink. Increasingly people are gaining internet access at an exponential rate, and it is changing the way of life. Our devices are becoming progressively more connected through the IoT (Internet of things). But this is not some advanced technology that will affect only the first world. Internet access […]

EU and Russia Consult on Flight Safety for Russian Airlines

Representatives of the European Union and Russia have held consultations in Brussels on issues of flight safety for Russian aircraft to member countries in the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) program, Russia’s Permanent Mission to the EU said on Friday. “On October 5, 2018, Russia-EU bilateral technical consultations were held in Brussels on issues […]

Preparing Private Jets for Future: Popular Private Jet Modifications

Every year, business jet operators spend significant amounts of their budgets on various upgrades. If those upgrades are related to avionics and retrofits, the amounts quickly become significant. Modifications to power plants, cabin systems, exteriors, and interiors can double or triple the money spent on upgrades. There is no doubt that for many owners the […]

Global Aviation: 65.5 Million Jobs and $2.7 Trillion in Economic Activity

The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in global economic activity, according to new research released by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG). The report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders, explores the fundamental role civil aviation plays for today’s society and addresses the economic, social and environmental impacts of this global […]

World’s New Longest Nonstop Flight: Tickets on Sale

Would you like to take a seat in a brand new Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range aircraft recently delivered to Singapore Airlines? Even more, would you like to enter the history flying a record-breaking, new longest direct flight in the world? After picking its newest aircraft, Singapore Airlines will start flying non-stop between Singapore and […]

Flying to Europe? Real Value of Chartering a Private Jet Locally

When travelling to a new place the rational decision is to get first source information by relying on local providers, whether it’s for leisure, business or travel purposes. That’s also the case when chartering a private flight in a foreign continent as Europe, where other aeronautical rules and restrictions are in place and where the […]

Pilot Shortage: While Ones Suffer Loses, Others Derive Benefits

Global aviation is booming, the demand for pilots is skyrocketing and a global shortage for pilots is looming. However, pilot shortage varies among different regions and this is not only because of the growing numbers of passengers and airlines’ fleet. Working and living conditions also play a very important role in different regions and their […]

Central America to Derive More Benefits from Aviation Connectivity?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments across Central America to work with industry to maximize the benefits that aviation can bring to the region. “Aviation supports over 859,000 jobs and makes a $17.9 billion contribution in gross value added to the combined GDP of the seven Central American countries,” said Peter Cerda, IATA’s […]