GULFSTREAM ANNOUNCES FIRST NORTH AMERICAN G700 FLEET CUSTOMER

Flexjet G700
SAVANNAH, Georgia, October 21, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced Flexjet as its first North American fleet customer for the new industry flagship, the all-new Gulfstream G700TM. The announcement was made during the unveiling of the G700, the most spacious aircraft in the industry with the longest range at the fastest speed. “Flexjet’s customers have become accustomed...

Gulfstream Establishes Dedicated Midcabin Maintenance Resources At St. Louis-Area MRO

Gulfstream Aircraft
Changes At Cahokia, Illinois, Facility Reinforce Commitment To Midcabin Operators SAVANNAH, Georgia, October 21, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has dedicated a hangar, operations center and team of technicians specifically for midcabin aircraft at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois. While other...

GULFSTREAM OFFERS CARBON OFFSETS TO OPERATORS

Gulfstream
SAVANNAH, Georgia, October 20, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced a new service that reinforces the company’s commitment to sustainability and provides Gulfstream operators with the opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint associated with their flights. Participants pay an annual fee based on aircraft utilization to fund activities that generate an equal reduction in carbon...

GULFSTREAM G500 EARNS EUROPEAN CERTIFICATION

G500, Gulfstream 500
SAVANNAH, Georgia, October 15, 2019 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G500TM has received its European Aviation Safety Agency certification, clearing the way for European Union registrations and customer deliveries. “The G500 has been very well received in Europe,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “Customers in the region have...

Flagship Cessna Citation Longitude enters service, signals new dimension for business aviation

WICHITA, Kan. (Oct. 2, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced the first deliveries of the company’s new flagship Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize business jet, signaling the start of a new dimension in business travel. The Longitude received FAA type certification on Sept. 21, 2019. “The newly certified Citation Longitude brings unrivaled...

Embraer Praetor 500 receives EASA and FAA approval

MELBOURNE, FL, Sept. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Embraer announces that the company’s new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and by the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration). The Praetor 500 received regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação...

Cessna Citation Longitude business jet receives FAA Type Certification

Cessna Longitude
September 23, 2019 Flagship Citation cleared to revolutionize the super-midsize business jet category WICHITA, Kan. (Sept. 23, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has achieved Type Certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its innovative super-midsize...

Dassault Aviation Completes Acquisition of TAG’s MRO Facilities, Rebrands Organization

TAG Falconjet
Saint-Cloud, France 9/6/2019 Dassault Aviation has completed its acquisition of TAG Aviation’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organization, effective September 2, intended to expand the company’s worldwide service center network.  The new organization...

Thierry Betbeze Named CEO Dassault Falcon Jet

The Dassault Falcon Jet (DFJ) Board of Directors has appointed Thierry Betbeze, CEO of the wholly owned Dassault Aviation subsidiary, which is responsible for Falcon business aircraft marketing, sales and support in the Americas. DFJ Head Jean Rosanvallon to Step-Down after 44-year career with Dassault Saint-Cloud, France, September 1, 2019 – The Dassault Falcon Jet (DFJ) Board of Directors...

As Hurricane Dorian Dawdles Private Jets Are Speeding Rescue And Aid Missions

Like many in business aviation, Dorian isn’t providing any surprises, but is another example of the industry’s often less covered key role in responding to natural disasters, evacuating people out of local airports not served by airlines and providing the leading edge of relief supplies. Read Article Here