Aviation International News » August 2010

September 10, 2010 - 11:55am

The annual NBAA corporate flight attendants conference has grown steadily, and on June 24 through 26 celebrated its 15th year and a new name and focus as the NBAA flight attendants/flight technicians conference. 

August 10, 2010 - 12:38pm

Boeing Business Jets has already sold a dozen of its new 787s for configuration as private aircraft, and the independent completion centers are climbing the learning curve required to install interiors in an all-composite fuselage.

August 3, 2010 - 10:54am

It was an airshow planned and prepared for during the worst of the past two years of economic downturn and yet Farnborough International 2010 ended up delivering gladly received evidence that a recovery is gathering momentum in the aerospace industry.

August 3, 2010 - 10:49am

The future that Brazilians have awaited for so long is at last kicking at the door. But the question now, says Francisco Lyra, the blunt-spoken CEO of the Associação Brasileira de Aviação Geral (ABAG, Brazilian Association of General Aviation), is whether Brazil is ready for it?

August 3, 2010 - 10:13am

Boeing is deep into preparations for its first “green” 787 BBJ delivery in 2012 and is confident it can avoid the myriad early completion problems that plagued the first 737-based BBJs more than a decade ago.

August 3, 2010 - 10:10am

The annual NBAA corporate flight attendants conference has grown steadily, and on June 24 through 26 celebrated its 15th year and a new name and focus as the NBAA flight attendants/flight technicians conference.

August 3, 2010 - 7:18am

Fractional share provider Bombardier Flexjet is celebrating its 15th year in operation. “Over the past 15 years,” said Flexjet president Fred Reid, “the company has progressed immensely.” Last year, he said, “We did lose some money, a small fraction of what our competitors lost.

August 3, 2010 - 7:07am

A small Wisconsin FBO is gearing up for the arrival of as many as 1,200 business aircraft during this year’s PGA Championship, to be held August 12 to 15.

August 3, 2010 - 7:06am

With the rancor over business jet use now receding in Congress’s rear-view mirror, House and Senate lawmakers are jumping in line to extend accelerated depreciation for major equipment purchases– including general aviation aircraft–in 2010.

August 3, 2010 - 7:05am

Surrounded by historic aircraft tracing the history of manned flight, NBAA received the prestigious National Aviation Hall of Fame 2010 Milton Caniff “Spirit of Flight Award” on July 16 in Dayton, Ohio, honoring the association for its significant contribution to America’s aviation heritage.

 
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