FC - Upfront
Countdown for GX satellite launch starts
Provider of global mobile satellite communications services Inmarsat has confirmed the launch date for the first of its Global Xpress (GX) satellites, Inmarsat-5 F1 (I-5 F1).
Clay Lacy on straight course to FANS certification
Los Angeles, California-based Clay Lacy Aviation (CLA) has defined a clear path for certifying a Universal Avionics Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+, CPDLC, Link 2000+ and ADS-B solution for the Gulfstream IV and...
CEPA on steady crescendo despite recession
The fourth annual Central Europe Private Aviation (CEPA) Expo, held in Prague between 26 and 28 November, concluded with a record number of delegates making it the most successful event yet.
Starbase Jet takes Learjets online
Texas-based jet charter and aircraft management operator Starbase Jet has installed Aircell Gogo Biz inflight internet service on two of its Learjet 60 charter aircraft.
Elit’Avia takes IS-BAO accreditation to the next level
Ljubljana, Slovenia-based provider of business aircraft charter, management and operation services Elit’Avia has earned stage 3 IS-BAO accreditation from the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC).
Jet Aviation Teterboro further extends FAA approvals
Jet Aviation Teterboro has received a maintenance approval from the FAA for Gulfstream G650 aircraft.
Air BP rolls out reward card programme
Business aviation operators in the UK can now benefit from cash-back rewards with Air BP’s new Sterling Reward Prepaid Visa Card issued in conjunction with the company’s AvGas or JetFuel Sterling Visa credit card.
The Legacy of Ernest Edwards
“My time as president of Embraer Executive Jets was the best time of my life, as well as the hardest time.” After an aviation career spanning 45 years, Ernest “Ernie” Edwards will be retiring as president of Embraer...