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Jet Aviation Secures Malta AOC and Expands Aircraft Management and Charter Operation in EMEA and Asia

Samuel Gantenbein, Sales Manager, Aircraft Management, EMEA and Asia; Charles Pace, Director General, Civil Aviation Directorate Transport Malta (TM-CAD); and Patrick Schoenenberger, Captain / Accountable Manager, Flight Operation Aircraft Management, EMEA and Asia

12/09/2017 - 08:14
Jet Aviation announces it has secured its air operator’s certificate (AOC) for Malta, thereby launching its new flight operation. The Malta location joins the company’s other regional AOC operations in Zurich and Cologne.
12/07/2017 - 04:31
McCreery Aviation, located at the McAllen International Airport, McAllen, TX, successfully completes an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH™) registration.
12/06/2017 - 05:37
West Star Aviation announces Sharon Klose has joined its team as director of Engine Programs.
West Star Aviation Expands Embraer Service Capabilities with Ram Air Turbine (RAT) Test Tooling
12/06/2017 - 05:30
West Star Aviation announces it has acquired the ram air turbine (RAT) tooling required for the 24-month check on the Legacy 450/500 airframe. As of November 2017, West Star has completed two 24-month inspections on Legacy 500 aircraft and project increased numbers as its service center capabilities grow.
11/29/2017 - 11:14
International aviation consultancy The Giles Group announces that it successfully worked with Southern Sky Aviation of Birmingham, AL to support the repair station receiving its initial FAA part 145 certification. 
11/29/2017 - 11:06
L2 Consulting Services, Inc. (L2), an avionics integration and installation service for the global air transport industry, announces a contract to upgrade Boeing 757 and 767 aircraft with the Rockwell Collins Large Display avionics suite. L2 has been contracted by Rockwell Collins to provide engineering design and provide project management for the upgrade program.
RBR Maintenance, Inc. Acquires Hawker 125-800A for Part Out
11/29/2017 - 04:29
RBR Maintenance, Inc., announces the company has acquired a Hawker 125-800A, s/n 258007, for a part-out project. RBR obtained the Part 135 aircraft in November 2017 and has taken delivery. All parts will be available for immediate sale.
Jet Aviation Gains EN9110 Certification and Other Maintenance Approvals in Dubai
11/17/2017 - 07:38
Jet Aviation announces that its maintenance facility in Dubai has been awarded EN9110 certification following an independent audit. The company has also gained EASA, FAA and GCCA approvals for the Airbus Corporate Jet (ACJ) family, as well as EASA approval for the Bombardier Global BD700 series.
11/17/2017 - 07:26
Boeing [NYSE: BA] announces an agreement to provide custom services from the Boeing Global Fleet Care portfolio to Oman Air. The agreement, which provides line replaceable unit support for 787 Dreamliner engines, builds on the foundation of a previously contracted Component Services Program with the airline in 2015 and strengthens the services commitment.
11/17/2017 - 07:16
Sherwin-Williams adds a leading aerospace coatings distribution partner to its Central and South American sales and service network with the signing of a distribution agreement with Aviation Chemical Solutions, Inc., (ACS). This distribution expansion supports Sherwin-Williams’ global growth in the general, business, commercial and military aviation sector and strengthens its overall service offerings for its expanding worldwide customer base.
Jet Aviation Adds Six Business Jets to Management Fleet in the Middle East
11/17/2017 - 07:08
Jet Aviation continues to grow its global fleet, adding six new aircraft for management in the Middle East this past year. The company currently manages 22 aircraft in the region.
11/17/2017 - 06:59
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) recognizes 18 recipients of its annual Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award, which honors individuals in the business aviation industry for outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety. The 2017 Kern Award winners are:  Robert Agostino James Albright Richard Boll Russell Bryan Steve Charbonneau Gerald Ferriss Jason Herman Fred Karnik David Keys Yann Lemasson William McNease Rodrigo Mulchi Donald Paddock
11/16/2017 - 06:33
Duncan Aviation announces that Jake Keel, lead mechanic for the Provo, UT, Challenger team, will now take his considerable knowledge, experience and tools on the road for customers who need assistance where their aircraft is located. Specifically, this seasoned airframe mechanic will travel to wherever Duncan Aviation’s customers are AOG and in need of help.
11/16/2017 - 06:23
Duncan Aviation announces that Scott Kruce has joined the Avionics Install Sales team in Lincoln, NE. In the 10 years Kruce has worked at Duncan Aviation, he has served as an avionics install technician and crew lead. Installing avionics equipment on aircraft has given Kruce hands-on experience with both aircraft and customers, and he intends to use the knowledge he has gleaned over the last 10 years to help customers make the best decisions possible regarding their investments in equipment and upgrades.
11/15/2017 - 11:05
St. Louis Lambert International Airport has released the following statement regarding the arrest of a pilot this morning for carrying a weapon through a TSA checkpoint at the airport:
11/15/2017 - 07:31
Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, announces it has entered into an agreement with Perkins Aircraft Windows to distribute windshields and side cockpit and passenger windows to the business aviation and general aviation market.
Jet East Aviation Announces Michael Hamilton as Vice President of Operations and Fleet Accounts
11/15/2017 - 06:20
Jet East Aviation announces it has recently hired Michael Hamilton as vice president of Operations and Fleet Accounts.
11/15/2017 - 06:00
West Star Aviation announces it has teamed up with Careerwise in Colorado to establish a long-term apprenticeship for upcoming talent. West Star will begin to host its apprentices in August of 2018.
11/15/2017 - 05:54
West Star Aviation announces its acquisition of MSP Aero LLC, a Minneapolis-based company working with avionics, interiors, minor paint and window restoration at KMSP and surrounding areas. Founded in June of 2009, MSP Aero was created to provide uninterrupted avionics services to area flight departments and received its FAA Part 145 Certified Repair Station certificate by December 2009. In 2013, MSP Aero later added interiors, paint and windows restoration capabilities.
Lufthansa Technik Component Services Expands Workshop in Tulsa, Increases Footprint in the Americas
11/15/2017 - 04:33
Lufthansa Technik Component Services (LTCS) substantially expands its workshop in Tulsa, OK. With an opening ceremony on November 13, the Lufthansa Technik subsidiary officially started operation of the new component shop. Providing a shop floor area of 10,700 square meters (115,000 square feet), the facility has doubled in size. Additional capabilities and an enhanced logistics network in the region furthermore increase the performance and service portfolio of the company.

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