Having fulfilled various roles in the business and general aviation industry, Andrew Broom is now chief executive of the US-based Citation Jet Pilots Association and CJP Safety and Education Foundation
Luxury business jet operator VistaJet says it is adapting its business model on the back of the coronavirus outbreak, to ensure that those with “critical travel requirements are able to keep moving during this time of uncertainty”.
UK aircraft services provider Gama Aviation says it is “strongly focussed” on maintaining business continuity through the Covid-19 crisis, but the uncertain trading environment triggered by the pandemic is expected to “severely impact” its performance in 2020.
Bombardier is to halt work at most of its operations in Canada, plus its aerostructures unit in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to comply with governmental restrictions designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Cessna has completed initial ground testing of the SkyCourier twin-engined turboprop as the Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-65SC-powered prototype edges closer to first flight, scheduled for around mid-year.
British European Aviation (BEA) has become the first company to secure approval from the UK regulator allowing commercial flights with single-engined turboprop aircraft at night and in instrument meteorological conditions, so-called SET-IMC operations.
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