Category: GENERAL AVIATION

Neste and Shell Aviation will produce sustainable aviation fuel

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a move that anticipates increasing need from the aviation industry to reduce emissions, Neste and Shell Aviation have entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This agreement significantly increases the supply and availability of SAF for the aviation industry with effect from October 2020. It brings together Neste’s expertise in the production […]

BAA Training Vietnam Turns One: Road to Success in Asia

Reading Time: 3 minutes BAA Training Vietnam, the first and only independent aviation training provider in the country celebrates its first anniversary. 19 September, 2019, marked the official beginning of BAA Training Vietnam operations as the training centre received the certificate of Approved Training Organisation (ATO) issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV). It has been a […]

Europe Extends the Ease of 80/20 Airport Slot Rule for Winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission confirmed yesterday that it will be extending the waiver of the 80/20 slot rule through to the end of the winter season. Commissioner Adina Vălean stated, that “The air traffic levels remain low, and more importantly, they are not likely to recover in the near future. In this context, the lack of […]

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. As the next step in its evaluation of the aircraft for return to service, EASA is now analysing the data and other information gathered during the […]

IATA Informs Aviation To Prepare For COVID-19 Vaccine

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to begin careful planning with industry stakeholders to ensure full preparedness when vaccines for COVID-19 are approved and available for distribution. The association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting vaccines by air. Preparedness Air cargo plays a key role in the distribution of vaccines […]

Virgin Galactic plans next test spaceflight in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute Virgin Galactic plans to conduct its next crewed spaceflight test on 22 October, according to documents the company filed with the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday, announces CNBC. The flight will be the first of two that the space tourism company has planned to complete testing of its SpaceShipTwo spacecraft system and should have just […]

EU – China Bilateral Safety Agreement went into force

Reading Time: < 1 minute The EU-China Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) went into effect 1 September, giving a boost to the regions’ aviation manufacturers by simplifying the process of gaining product approvals from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), while also ensuring high safety and environment standards will continue to […]

Why Chartering the Right Private Jet is So Important?

Reading Time: 3 minutes This is what private aviation is all about; being able to choose the aircraft that will take you to your next destination. From small turboprops to large transatlantic jets, choosing the right one might make or break your private jet experience. There is a right private airplane for every route, and therefore the role a […]

Future of Air Travel – What Will Flying Look Like Post COVID-19?

Reading Time: 5 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives in one way or another. Aside from spending weeks or even months in lockdown, there will also be long-term consequences, and changes to the way we travel. As the borders are slowly reopening and restrictions are lifting, millions of people are starting to look at holidays abroad once […]

LIVE | AIR Convention Digital Week 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute AIR Convention Digital Week is the most significant online aviation conference and networking platform out there. During five days of fruitful discussions, invited experts will talk over the most effective ways of recovery for the aviation business amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Stay home and join aviation market experts for unique online experience!