Cessna has started full assembly line flow on the Citation Latitude midsize business jet at its manufacturing facilities in Wichita.
Speaking at the opening session of the European business aviation conference in Geneva, held May 19-21, Ed Bolen, president and CEO of the National Business Aviation Association, said he is pleased all indicators are up for business flying.
Announcements of new products from Gulfstream and Dassault, Bolen said, are welcome signs of confidence of the underlying strength of the bizav industry.
Fabio Gamba, CEO of the European Business Aviation Association, echoed Bolen’s comments, stating that he believes the worst years of the global economic downturn are over. He predicted 2014 is going to be a “positive and exciting” year.
Duncan Aviation recently published the first edition of its Business Jet Model/Market Summary. The Spring 2014 edition of this quick reference guide is compiled to show the latest market intelligence in an easy-to-use and easy-to-compare format, company officials said.
CHICAGO — Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), a provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has launched a yearlong celebration of its 25th anniversary in business.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Partnership for Corporate Aviation Training, a non-profit organization, recently named new board members and officers, along with new initiatives and events. The sixth annual IA Renewal event will be March 11, while the sixth annual Smackdown will be held June 2-4.
ANDOVER, Mass. — WSI Corporation has introduced its WSI Business Aviation Solution, with tools that combine weather information, airspace constraints, flight information and operational data into a clear picture to enhance operational decision making, according to company officials.
RYE, N.H. — Yankee Pacific Aerospace, Inc, which provides custom structures, components and systems to the corporate aircraft markets, is to be re-named Advent Aerospace, on Jan. 1, 2014. The new name reflects the company’s evolution from a company name based on geographical reach to one reflecting its emphasis on technology, innovation and product development, according to company officials.
AUGUSTA, Kan. — GlobalParts.aero, a provider of aftermarket parts and services, has teamed with the Edith Sanford Breast Cancer Foundation in the fight against breast cancer.
In October, GlobalParts.aero used its presence at the National Business Aviation Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Las Vegas to make a significant contribution to breast cancer research.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Aviation Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), will examine the state of American aviation during a Congressional hearing on Thursday.
The subcommittee will hear testimony on the economic health of American aviation, including impediments to growth, as well as issues or policy areas that should be considered in the next FAA reauthorization bill.