Tag: business & private jets

‘Grotesque’: Farnborough Airport faces backlash over expansion plans

Farnborough Airport is facing backlash from environmental campaigners over plans to expand its operations by 20,000 more flights each year. Based in Hampshire in the UK, the airport is an operational business and executive general aviation airport. Under new proposals, it plans to increase the nu...

West Star Aviation Receives Mexican AFAC Repair Station Certification for Two Locations

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the recertification for both their East Alton, IL (ALN) and Houston, TX (CXO) facilities as Mexican AFAC Repair Stations. This replaces the DGAC Certificate originally issued and provides safety and certification continuity between the FAA and Mexican av...

Stratos Aircraft Completes First Flight of 716X

Stratos Aircraft completed the first flight of its latest prototype, taking another step toward bringing the sleek 716X, a single-engine jet, to market. Powered by a Pratt & Whitney JT15D-5, the 716X will be offered as an experimental; however, Stratos designed the airplane with certification i...

JSSI Parts & Leasing launches online ordering tool

Aircraft owners and operators can now request, review, order and track parts online with JSSI Parts & Leasing, a division of Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI).  By completing a simple, mobile friendly form at the new jssiparts.com, users receive instant access to an experienced pro...

RUAG International to implement Embraer patented exterior painting

RUAG MRO International is the first independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility and aircraft painting team to be trained in Embraer’s recently patented technique, “Systems and methods to prevent cracking of exterior paint along structural joints of painted aerospace components...

Flying Colours Corp. opens paint hangar at Ontario headquarters

Flying Colours Corp., the North American maintenance, repair, overhaul and completions business has officially opened the doors of its newest, largest and most advanced paint preparation and application facility at its Peterborough, ON. headquarters. The new purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility...

iAero Adds New President, Production Manager, And Commercial Vice President

iAero Group, the leading integrated aviation platform business headquartered at Miami International Airport (MIA), today announced an expansion of its executive talent and welcomed several industry veterans to lead the company's iAero Thrust engine Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) business. ...

World’s top 20 footballers produce 505 tonnes in CO2 through private flights

Sporting institutions such as the Premier League and FIFA need to be doing more to combat climate change, says a leading industry expert. New research (https://footballpredictions.net/blog/eco-friendly-footballers) has shown the damage the world’s leading footballers are doing to the environme...

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