An Embraer Executive Jet (Image: TransportMedia UK)
Aviation engineering news

UK Starts impounding Russian aircraft

The UK Government has passed a new law making it a criminal offence for a Russian aircraft, or any aircraft chartered by a Russian national, to enter UK airspace and has already impounded one executive jet which was being used by a Russian oligarch. The jet was impounded at Farnborough [read more]

Aerion AS2 Supersonic Business Jet
Business aviation news

Netjets backs AS2 Supersonic business jet

Ohio based shared ownership specialist Netjets has given the AS2 Supersonic Business Jet a boost by securing the purchase rights for 20. The deal means that Aerion has orders worth over USD$10 billion ahead of production which is planned to begin in 2023 with entry into service expected in 2025. [read more]

Bombardier Learjet 75
Aviation engineering news

Bombardier to cease production of Learjet

The Learjet, once the go to private jet for the rich and famous, will no longer be produced from the end of 2021 after Bombardier announced it was pulling the plug on the bizjet with the loss of 1,600 jobs. Learjet saw strong sales throughout its history with clients including [read more]

Karen Taylor, The new MD of Gloucestershire-Airport
Business aviation news

Gloucestershire Airport appoints new managing director

Gloucestershire Airport Ltd, which owns and operates Gloucestershire Airport (GLO/EGBJ), has appointed Karen Taylor as its new Managing Director. The airport is a key Business and General Aviation airport which is used for executive travel as well as pilot training and is vital to the local economy. Ms Taylor was [read more]

Dassault Falcon 6X
Business aviation news

Dassault unveils ‘widebody’ Falcon 6X Business Jet

Dassault Aviation unveiled its latest business jet yesterday 8th December as it rolled out the Falcon 6X at Bordeaux-Merignac’s Charles Lindbergh Hall. The French plane makers latest aircraft features the tallest and widest cabin ever found on a business jet making long-haul travel even more comfortable. The cabin is up [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Air show news

IAG gives Boeing a boost in Paris on Day 2

British Airways parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG), has given Boeing a boost at the Paris Air Show with a letter of intent for Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The surprise move sees IAG commit to purchasing 200 of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft which are currently grounded following two fatal [read more]

Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH130
Airline news

Airbus Corporate Helicopters shows off first ACH130

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has shown off the first helicopter to be delivered since its formation. The ACH130 aircraft is being displayed to the public for the first time at The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) which is currently underway in Geneva. The displayed aircraft is displayed with [read more]