Category: GENERAL AVIATION

Aero Specialties, Inc. Recognized For Export Excellence By The US Department Of Commerce

Reading Time: < 1 minute AERO Specialties, Inc. was one of 123 nationwide companies and organizations to receive the President’s “E” Award for exporting excellence during a May 16 ceremony in Washington, D.C. “It is gratifying to have this award bestowed on us, as we have worked hard to build a global market for our aviation ground support equipment. Thanks […]

FAA Proposes Changes To GA Flight Training

Reading Time: 2 minutes The FAA has opened comments until Aug.10 for changes to GA flight training rules that would affect a broad spectrum of pilots, including those pursuing private and commercial certificates. Its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking includes a long-anticipated proposal to use glass-cockpit, fixed-gear aircraft for commercial flight training instead of traditional complex aircraft with retractable gear. […]

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo Enter Joint Business Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Numerous benefits to customers from joint network between Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo. More direct connections, greater flexibility and time savings combined with service enhancements – these are just some of the benefits customers will enjoy thanks to the cooperation between the cargo division of Cathay Pacific Airways, the leading air cargo carrier in Asia, […]

The Transatlantic Market in Summer 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Transatlantic market between North America and Europe is still the single largest intercontinental market in the world, and with dozens of airlines offering nonstop service on trans-Atlantic routes, it is also highly competitive. After 2012 and 2013 featured a tepid growth in the face of staunch capacity discipline for major U.S. airlines and financial […]

Brazil May Relax Regulation on Foreign Control of Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of a continued downturn in Brazil’s economy, combined with the worst crisis the aviation industry has witnessed there in years, the Brazilian government could, under the leadership of the current Vice President, Michel Temer, relax the regulations surrounding controlling stakes in local airlines to allow greater foreign control. Current legislation restricts foreign […]

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Allegiant Honors Entire Staff at Elementary School With Free Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Allegiant celebrated Teacher Appreciation Day today by giving away two round-trip tickets to every teacher and support staff member at Helen Herr Elementary School in Las Vegas. Allegiant worked with Clark County School District personnel to plan a surprise evacuation drill at the local elementary school, after which airline representatives surprised more than 70 unsuspecting […]

Adelaide Welcomes First Qatar Airways Flight From Doha

Reading Time: 3 minutes The city of Adelaide today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. The inaugural flight was greeted by a delegation of VIPs including South Australia’s Minister for Tourism, Hon. Leon Bignell; Adelaide Airport Managing Director, Mr. Mark Young; the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Hon. […]

Solar Impulse Si2 Lands in Phoenix

Reading Time: < 1 minute Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – the solar airplane of Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg capable of flying day and night without fuel – landed in Phoenix Goodyear Airport, Arizona, with André Borschberg at the controls, on 2 May at 8:55pm local time (UTC-7) after taking off from the Moffett Airfield in Mountain View, […]

Si2 Said Goodbye to Silicon Valley

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a week of rest at Moffett Airfield, Mountain View, California, Si2 is ready for the next adventure with André Borschberg. André Borschberg took off on May 2nd 12:03UTC from San Francisco to Phoenix, Arizona. Si2 spent a week in California after Bertrand Piccard’s 3-day flight that marked the completion of the Pacific Crossing. It was a […]

Aviation Industry’s Growth in Latin America

Reading Time: 4 minutes Through careful analysis of the largest aviation manufacturers (Airbus, Boeing and Embraer) and market activity tendencies, it is true to say that despite the current political and economical instability, Latin America’s aviation market is predicted to grow steadily for the next 20 years at the average rate of 6% annually. Consistent economic growth of 3.6% […]