Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en We Want Your Opinion! http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/we-want-your-opinion-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1">The SpeedNews Business &amp; General Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference will be held October 5-7 in Los Angeles, California.&nbsp; The conference is the former Regional &amp; Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference.</p> <p class="p1">We want to hear from you. What content and presentations would be beneficial to you and your business? What would you like to hear? Who would you like to hear from?</p> <p class="p1">Please send your feedback to <a href="mailto:molly.mcmillin@aviationweek.com">molly.mcmillin@aviationweek.com</a> or <a href="mailto:Joanna.speed@penton.com">Joanna.speed@penton.com</a>.</p> <p class="p1">Thanks so much!</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/we-want-your-opinion-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Editor's Message North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:49:00 +0000 1294001 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-184 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Apr. 28-30</b></span>&mdash;African Airlines Association, 4th Aviation Stakeholders Convention (ASC) , Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa, <span class="s2">www.afraa.org/</span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Apr. 29-30</b></span>&mdash;ACI-NA/ACC/AGC Airport Construction Strategy Summit, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, <span class="s2">www.aci-na.org/</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-184" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-184#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar Global Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294151 at http://aviationweek.com Appointments http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-43 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Colin Bole</b></span> has been appointed senior vice president of sales and asset management for <span class="s1"><b>Bombardier Commercial Aircraft</b></span>, the company said. He assumes the position in mid-May. Before joining Bombardier, Bole served as chief commercial officer at Intrepid Aviation, a leasing company, and spent four years at International Lease Finance Corp, serving as senior vice president and head of Europe, Middle East and Africa, as well as head of Asia-Pacific. In his career, Bole has held a variety of executive positions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-43" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-43#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294141 at http://aviationweek.com Dassault Falcon Jet Deploys LED Lighting System In New Jersey http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/dassault-falcon-jet-deploys-led-lighting-system-new-jersey <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Dassault Falcon Jet,</b></span> a division of Dassault Aviation, has deployed the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System across its distribution center in Little Ferry, New Jersey. With the system, Dassault Falcon Jet plans to cut more than $53,600 from its annual energy bill and another 10% by eliminating maintenance and &ldquo;relamping costs&rdquo; associated with its former lighting fixtures, it said.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/dassault-falcon-jet-deploys-led-lighting-system-new-jersey#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294131 at http://aviationweek.com Marshall Aviation Services, Avfuel Partner As Avfuel FBO Member http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/marshall-aviation-services-avfuel-partner-avfuel-fbo-member <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Marshall Aviation Services</b></span>, the business aviation segment of the Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group, has partnered with Avfuel as a member of the network of Avfuel-branded fixed base operators, the company said. Marshall Aviation is located at the Birmingham Airport in the U.K. The FBO has built a 44,000-sq.-ft. facility that includes 27,000 sq. ft. of hangar space</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/marshall-aviation-services-avfuel-partner-avfuel-fbo-member#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294121 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Aviation Basel Completes Falcon 7X C-Check http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-basel-completes-falcon-7x-c-check <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Jet Aviation Basel</b></span> has completed a scheduled C-check on a Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft. The work was completed along with a major cabin refurbishment and avionics upgrade. Technicians worked in shifts to minimize downtime, the company said.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-basel-completes-falcon-7x-c-check#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294111 at http://aviationweek.com World Fuel Services To Open Shanghai Office http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/world-fuel-services-open-shanghai-office <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>World Fuel Services</b></span> &ndash; which is involved in fuel logistics, transaction and payment processing services &ndash; is opening a Shanghai office in the coming weeks to provide customer support 24 hr. a day, seven days a week. The company says it already has similar offices in Singapore and Mumbai to serve the Asia-Pacific region, but adds the Shanghai office will open in June.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/world-fuel-services-open-shanghai-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/world-fuel-services-open-shanghai-office#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294101 at http://aviationweek.com Brown Aviation Lease To Provide University Of Dubuque With New Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/brown-aviation-lease-provide-university-dubuque-new-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Brown Aviation Lease</b></span> is partnering with the University of Dubuque to provide the school with new single- and twin-engine flight training aircraft. Under a lease provided by Brown, the university obtained Cessna 172s in September and will be taking delivery of new Piper Arrows and Seminoles this summer. It&rsquo;s part of a phased transition to modernize the fleet and upgrade equipment while retaining capital for upcoming initiatives within the school&rsquo;s Department of Aviation, the university said.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/brown-aviation-lease-provide-university-dubuque-new-aircraft#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294091 at http://aviationweek.com Bombardier Singapore To Handle GE CF34 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bombardier-singapore-handle-ge-cf34 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>GE</b></span> has named the Bombardier Singapore Service Center as an authorized service facility for GE CF34-3 engines. The agreement means that the service center can perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal and replacement of engines and engine components, the company said. Bombardier&rsquo;s Singapore facility is now authorized like its six other wholly-owned service centers in Amsterdam; Hartford, Connnecticut; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Dallas, Wichita and Tucson, Arizona, it said.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bombardier-singapore-handle-ge-cf34" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bombardier-singapore-handle-ge-cf34#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294081 at http://aviationweek.com ABS Jets Plans More Flights For China http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/abs-jets-plans-more-flights-china <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>ABS Jets</b></span> of Prague has increased its number of flight planning assignments for customers coming from North America, South America and China. The company has signed more than five contracts with Chinese corporate clients. All are for international flights, primarily from four major Chinese cities. ABS Jets Operations Control Center (OCC) handles the Chinese assignments in a similar fashion to all other clients, with some planned weeks ahead and some on short notice.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/abs-jets-plans-more-flights-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/abs-jets-plans-more-flights-china#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Europe Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294071 at http://aviationweek.com Jet Aviation Singapore Receives Approval For G650 Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-singapore-receives-approval-g650-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Jet Aviation Singapore</b></span> has received FAA approval to provide line and base maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft, the company said. The company also added repair station approval for Thailand DCA. The FAA approval allows Jet Aviation Singapore to extend warranty line and base maintenance support to U.S.-registered G650 aircraft. Its 7,500-sq.-meter hangar has room for up to eight G650s, eight Bombardier Global Express 7000s or three Boeing Business Jets or Airbus Corporate Jets. Jet Aviation is a subsidiary of General Dynamics.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jet-aviation-singapore-receives-approval-g650-maintenance#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294061 at http://aviationweek.com Mooney Partners Selects Troyes Aviation As European Sales Representative http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mooney-partners-selects-troyes-aviation-european-sales-representative <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>Mooney International </b></span>has chosen Troyes Aviation as its first sales and service representative for Europe, the company said. Troyes is designated for sales of factory new M20TN Acclaim Type S and M20R Ovation3 aircraft for the European market and is the official service center for Mooney in France. Troyes Aviation began in 1973 in Troyes, France. Twenty percent of total aircraft deliveries are to the European market, the company said.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mooney-partners-selects-troyes-aviation-european-sales-representative#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294051 at http://aviationweek.com Airworthiness Directives http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-43 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-43" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-43#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294041 at http://aviationweek.com China Needs Pilots, Mechanics, Bell Helicopter Says http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/china-needs-pilots-mechanics-bell-helicopter-says-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><b>SHANGHAI&mdash;</b>A shortage of pilots and mechanics is challenging helicopter operators in China, even though manufacturers such as Bell Helicopter are investing in customer support.</p> <p class="p2">&ldquo;We have two customer service facilities in China and we are about to license a third. These are operated by independent third parties,&rdquo; says Bell Helicopter VP for China Chris Jaran, adding that &ldquo;we also have two more that we are in the process of licensing.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/china-needs-pilots-mechanics-bell-helicopter-says-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/china-needs-pilots-mechanics-bell-helicopter-says-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data Asia Pacific Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294031 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Helicopters Wins EASA Certification For Utility EC145 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-helicopters-wins-easa-certification-utility-ec145-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>LONDON&mdash;</b>Airbus Helicopters has been awarded European Aviation Safety Agency certification for the utility version of its EC145 twin-engine light helicopter.</span></p> <p class="p2">The EC145, previously known as the EC145e, is essentially a civil version of the UH-72 Lakota Light Utility Helicopter being delivered to the U.S. Army, but equipped for single-pilot day and night operations.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-helicopters-wins-easa-certification-utility-ec145-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airbus-helicopters-wins-easa-certification-utility-ec145-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Suppliers Europe Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294021 at http://aviationweek.com European BizJet Traffic Up Modestly In March http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-bizjet-traffic-modestly-march-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s2"><b>European business jet traffic</b></span> rose slightly in March following declines in the first two months of this year. March traffic increased 0.2% in March when compared to March 2014, according to Jefferies Group.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-bizjet-traffic-modestly-march-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/european-bizjet-traffic-modestly-march-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Europe Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:28:00 +0000 1294011 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus Relaunches Zephyr http://aviationweek.com/airbus-relaunches-zephyr <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/aviation-week-space-technology-defense-technology-edition">Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology - Defense Technology Edition</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="806" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/04/AW_04_27_2015_DT_RoundupCover.jpg?1429828387" /> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Roundups Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1292851 at http://aviationweek.com Flying out of the World's Most Difficult Airport http://aviationweek.com/flying-out-worlds-most-difficult-airport <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/aviation-week-space-technology">Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="806" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/04/AW_04_27_2015_AW%26ST_RoundupCover.jpg?1429832251" /> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Roundups Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1292811 at http://aviationweek.com The Weekly of Business Aviation, April 27, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/weekly-business-aviation/2015-04-27-0 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 100, Issue 16</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2015-04-27</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 100 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 16 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1293991 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Daily, April 27, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-daily/2015-04-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 401, Issue 19</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2015-04-27</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 401 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 19 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1291381 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week & Space Technology, April 27, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/2015-04-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Drukair&#39;s home airport at Paro, Bhutan, is a high-altitude airfield surrounded by Himalayan peaks. The Airbus A319 is the largest aircraft allowed into Paro, and all approaches and takeoffs have to be conducted using visual flight rules and following complex procedures. The cover is a cockpit view on takeoff from Runway 33 as the aircraft enters a right turn to follow the departure route. Photo by&nbsp;Jens Flottau/<em>AW&amp;ST</em>. Also in this issue are a report on how Europe is trying to cope with Russian military aircraft&nbsp;flying without transponders or radio contact, an update on General Atomics&rsquo; effort to fit a high-energy laser on a U.S. Navy destroyer, Airbus&rsquo;s failure to attract Chinese interest in a regional A330 and Aviation Week&rsquo;s latest Top-Performing Companies rankings.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2015-04-27</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 177 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 16 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1290881 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week & Space Technology - DTI Edition, April 27, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology-defense-technology-edition/2015-04-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Upcoming tests of six Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighters aboard the amphibious warfare ship USS Wasp, set for May 18-29, are the type&rsquo;s major graduation exercise before the Marine Corps declares initial operational capability with the Block 2B. The team&rsquo;s goal is to have 100% availability for training flights in the tests, the first time so many F-35s have spent so many days at sea. Lockheed Martin photo.</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2015-04-27</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 177 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 16 </div> <div class="field-edition"> <span>Edition:&nbsp;</span> DTI </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1288901 at http://aviationweek.com Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, April 27, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aerospace-daily-defense-report/2015-04-27 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 252, Issue 19</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2015-04-27</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 252 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 19 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1288071 at http://aviationweek.com Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission http://aviationweek.com/blog/saturdays-progress-57-space-station-departure-paves-way-new-russian-re-supply-mission <div class="node-body blog-body">Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space Station with three tons of supplies </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/onspace">On Space</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/saturdays-progress-57-space-station-departure-paves-way-new-russian-re-supply-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/saturdays-progress-57-space-station-departure-paves-way-new-russian-re-supply-mission#comments Space On Space Sat, 25 Apr 2015 06:45:00 +0000 1294161 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-181 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at <a href="mailto:donna_thomas@aviationweek.com">donna_thomas@aviationweek.com</a>. (Bold type indicates new calendar listing.)</p> <p>May 5-6 -- Aviation Week MRO BEER (Baltics, Eastern Europe and Russia), Budapest, Hungary. For more information go to <a href="http://www.aviationweek.com/mrobeer">www.aviationweek.com/mrobeer</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-181" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-181#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar of Events Global Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:12:00 +0000 1290441 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-136 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>ROCKWELL COLLINS</b></span> was selected to supply its Flight2 avionics system for Argentine air force (AAF) program to upgrade five C-130s; <span class="s1"><b>L-3 PLATFORM INTEGRATION </b></span>is modifying first aircraft in Waco, TX.</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s2"><b>KELLSTROM REPAIR SERVICES</b></span><span class="s3"> was selected by Kellstrom Defense as exclusive maintenance/repair provider for its C-130 Short-Pod APU.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-136" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-136#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN SpeedNews Defense & Space Global Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:09:00 +0000 1293461 at http://aviationweek.com Deer Jet’s Jet Card Equalizes Int’l, Chinese Rates http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/deer-jet-s-jet-card-equalizes-int-l-chinese-rates-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div>SHANGHAI &ndash; Rates for international flights are no higher than for domestic services in the latest version of the jet card program of Chinese business aircraft operator Deer Jet.</div> <div>The package price is also lower than market prices, says Deer Jet, adding that it is offering further benefits with cards sold during the Asian Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition, held here from April 14-16. Jet cards, a way of selling charter services, allow buyers to purchase blocks of hours of aircraft usage.</div> <div>Deer Jet is a major charter operator in mainland China.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/deer-jet-s-jet-card-equalizes-int-l-chinese-rates-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/deer-jet-s-jet-card-equalizes-int-l-chinese-rates-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Charters / Brokers Asia Pacific Business Aviation Top Stories Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:08:00 +0000 1293961 at http://aviationweek.com Honeywell, Partners To Offer Small Satcom Antenna http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-partners-offer-small-satcom-antenna-2 <div class="node-body article-body"><div>Honeywell, Inmarsat and satcoms technology specialist Kymeta are developing a Ka-band antenna for business and commercial aviation that should offer better broadband service and suit installation in smaller aircraft.</div> <div>It will be the first truly flat-panel antenna for aviation, says Leo Mondale, president of the aviation business at Inmarsat.</div> <div>&ldquo;The smaller and more compact design will allow the antenna to be installed on a wider variety of aircraft, including smaller business aviation aircraft,&rdquo; Honeywell says.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-partners-offer-small-satcom-antenna-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-partners-offer-small-satcom-antenna-2#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Suppliers Business Aviation Top Stories North America Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:04:00 +0000 1293951 at http://aviationweek.com Top 30 Worldwide Airports By Movements 2014 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-30-worldwide-airports-movements-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="t1"> <tbody> <tr> <td class="td1" valign="top"> <p class="p1"><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/04/avd_04_24_2015_cht1.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/04/avd_04_24_2015_cht1.pdf</a></p> <p class="p1"><b>Top 30 Worldwide Airports<br /> By Movements 2014</b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="td1" valign="top"> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td class="td1" valign="middle"> <p class="p3"><b>Rank</b></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-30-worldwide-airports-movements-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/top-30-worldwide-airports-movements-2014#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data North America Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:46:00 +0000 1293451 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Surprises With First-Quarter Cash Use http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-surprises-first-quarter-cash-use <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">For any other aerospace and defense contractor, it would have been a great first quarter&mdash;but not for Boeing&mdash;as Wall Street expresses its mild disappointment over the first financial results of 2015.</span></p> <p class="p2"><span class="s1">The culprit: free cash flow, or outflow, to be precise. Boeing on April 22 reported it spent $486 million in the three months ended March 31, versus a consensus expectation of free cash inflow of $843 million, according to Factset.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-surprises-first-quarter-cash-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-surprises-first-quarter-cash-use#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN North America Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:46:00 +0000 1293441 at http://aviationweek.com