Honda Aircraft has unveiled a new business jet concept intended to sit at the upper end of the light-jet segment but have sufficient range and size to enable it to compete in the mid-size market.
Electric air taxis have descended on the NBAA show in Las Vegas this year, with several developers promising the emerging sector could soon eclipse traditional business aviation in size.
Las Vegas Henderson airport-based Thrive Aviation has signed a deal for three more Textron Aviation Citation Longitudes at the NBAA show.
Propulsion specialist VerdeGo has validated its VH-3 hybrid powerplant with a series of tests, bringing the industry one step closer to electrification of aviation and sustainable flight.
Few companies in private air travel can take the temperature of the market as quickly and effectively as Jet Aviation. The Swiss-based service provider, part of Gulfstream parent General Dynamics since 2008, has operations on four continents, and across four distinct activities: maintenance, aircraft management and charter, fixed-base operations, and large-jet completions. Its 2018 acquisition of Hawker Pacific added a fifth: air force sustainment.
Almost all Rolls-Royce-powered business aircraft are back operating to pre-pandemic levels after what the engine manufacturer describes as a faster than expected recovery in the sector.
Charter and completions specialist Comlux is highly invested in the new corporate aircraft version of Airbus’s smallest narrowbody, the ACJ TwoTwenty programme.
Bombardier has disclosed Entertainment Technology Partners chief executive Les Goldberg has become launch customer of the airframer’s Challenger 3500 business jet, an in-development update to the Challenger 350.
Collins Aerospace is showcasing Izon, a cloud-based business-aviation platform that integrates various operational services and will be compatible with some third-party-developed applications, after a launch just ahead of coming to Las Vegas.
Textron Aviation has elevated its offering in the light and midsize business jet segments by launching updated variants of its Cessna Citation M2 and Citation XLS.
After steering its way through the crisis, NBAA chief executive Ed Bolen says the business aviation community cannot wait to reconnect in person for the first time in two years
Fractional aircraft-ownership company NetJets is committing to buying another 100 of Embraer’s Phenom 300E light jets.
Remarkable optimism among business-jet operators has led Honeywell to hike its aircraft delivery expectations for the next 10 years.
Honeywell has developed a new line of avionics that the company says is lighter and more intuitive than current systems and that significantly advances the state of avionics connectivity and autonomy, potentially one day allowing for fewer pilots in the cockpit.
Having already impressed with earlier versions of its SF50 Vision Jet, Cirrus has again raised the bar with the newly available G2+ model, offering enhanced performance and new safety features.
The business aviation industry will use this year’s gathering to take stock of its sustainability credentials at a show expected to place more emphasis on the environment than ever before.
Covid-19 may be making long-haul travel difficult, but demand for the biggest business jets is rising. And with three new entrants to the market, competition is heating up in this profitable segment.
Air taxi developers have been buoyed by major recent investments in their advanced air mobility projects, but now the hard work begins on the path to achieving certification and service entry.
Despite worries about the pandemic’s effect on attendance, this year’s business aviation event in Las Vegas will cater for a booming sector awaiting a number of potentially disruptive developments.
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French hybrid-electric aircraft developer VoltAero is gearing up for the maiden sortie of its initial Cassio 330 prototype, which the company expects to take place later this year.
VoltAero has boosted its backlog with a pre-order for 15 of its hybrid-electric aircraft – a deal that could include all three models in the French developer’s Cassio line-up.
Business aviation leaders insist the industry is taking its environmental responsibilities seriously and is working to cut carbon emissions, even as climate change activists disrupted EBACE’s opening day.
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Textron Aviation has delivered the first passenger variant of its Cessna SkyCourier turboprop to Hawaiian charter company Lanai Air.
Airbus believes it can secure a major fleet order for its ACJ TwoTwenty, which is appearing at an air show for the first time.
Textron Aviation recently rolled the 100th Cessna Citation Longitude out of its Wichita factory, after delivering the first of the type in 2019.
Dassault Aviation’s combative chief executive Eric Trappier has come out swinging against those seeking to demonise business aviation, arguing that the industry must fight back.
Electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) developer Lilium has booked a firm order from Swiss private jet and helicopter operator Air-Dynamic for up to five units of its Lilium Jet.
Daher has detailed developments across its booming product line and championed the EBACE debut of its flagship TBM 960.
CAE plans to base its new Central European pilot training centre in Vienna, with the new site to open in the second half of next year.
Dassault Aviation is keeping a careful eye on the certification timeline for its developmental Falcon 10X amid continued supply chain pressure that could push back the arrival of its new flagship.
Bombardier is hailing the success of its certified pre-owned (CPO) programme which is seeing jets sold through the initiative change hands faster, and for more money, than comparable aircraft.
Boeing Business Jets’ new president has made an instant impact at EBACE revealing that his team has landed orders and commitments this year to sell four VVIP-configured airliners, including its first BBJ 777-9.