Flight planning

August 27, 2010 - 4:40am

The benefits of implementing NextGen and its European counterpart, the Single European Sky ATM Research (Sesar), are threefold: not only will the new procedures and technologies improve safety and efficiency, but they will also yield environmental benefits. The ultimate goal is to increase airspace capacity while reducing fuel burn, emissions and noise. 

August 26, 2010 - 11:49am

World Fuel Services on Monday announced an agreement to acquire Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Western Petroleum, including its branded aviation fuel distribution business, for $95 million.

July 7, 2010 - 8:00am

Aircraft performance is a subject that many pilots dread, during both preflight planning and post-lunch ground school sessions in stuffy classrooms when the lines on flight manual charts blend together as eyelids droop and weary brains reject the stimulus of yet more caffeine.

May 25, 2010 - 11:48am

Fuel distributor Avfuel now offers international flight planning and ground handling through its Avplan subsidiary. Avfuel currently provides fuel to more

May 10, 2010 - 9:37am

Flight planning Web site FltPlan.com is now offering runway analysis services by Aircraft Performance Group (APG) integrated with flight planning. Runway analysis may allow departures at heavier maximum takeoff weights, according to FltPlan.com, thanks to APG’s Airport Analyzer.

May 3, 2010 - 9:48am

UVflightplanner.com, Universal Weather and Aviation’s flight planning system for business aviation, now has integrated fuel tankering calculations, which the company claims is an industry first. The new system, which goes live this week, allows operators to quickly decide when and how they should fill tanks with fuel during a trip.

April 28, 2010 - 6:50am

Recent years have seen growing business aircraft traffic to Eastern Europe and farther east into the Balkan and Caucasian states. But airport infrastructure there and an unwillingness to embrace the level of service required by bizav operators and their passengers have meant that the region is still far from user-friendly and potentially unsafe.

April 8, 2010 - 12:50pm

Business aircraft operators flying to South Africa for this year’s World Cup soccer tournament, to be held from June 11 to July 11, need to start planning now to avoid problems with slots, parking, hotel reservations and overflight permits.

January 26, 2010 - 5:22am

Early last month, Rockwell Collins completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.

January 5, 2010 - 10:26am

Rockwell Collins yesterday completed the acquisition of AR Group and its affiliated companies, including business aviation trip-support services provider Air Routing International.

 
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