Jim Facette Appointed President & CEO of CBAA

Rod Barnard, Chair of the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) announced that Jim Facette, a government-relations expert and association professional, has been named President & CEO of the CBAA, effective December 1st, 2017. “CBAA made tremendous progress during Rudy Toering’s tenure; its influence in Ottawa is growing, as is our ability to develop and deliver […]

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IBAC Launches Online IS-BAO™ Auditor Currency Training

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has introduced a new online currency training option for its International Standards for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) auditors. As the only voluntary, global safety standard for business aviation, IS-BAO will now offer Professional Auditor Currency Training (PACT) to meet 12-month currency qualification requirements. “We are excited to offer this […]

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JSSI and Metrojet Announce Airframe Maintenance Agreement

Photo – Jaslyn Chan and Gary Dolski Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) and Metrojet Limited, a business aircraft services provider based in Hong Kong, signed an airframe maintenance agreement earlier this month during the National Business Aviation Industry Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, NV. “Metrojet has an exemplary reputation providing business […]

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ADB SAFEGATE enhances visual docking guidance system to help eliminate gate congestion and increase capacity

The world’s leading provider of advanced visual guidance docking systems fortifies its leadership position with a series of new functions shortening aircraft turnaround times and improving apron and gate safety ADB SAFEGATE is adding advanced new features to its Safedock visual docking guidance system. The enhanced system will help airports increase the number of aircraft […]

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ADB SAFEGATE launches Pushback Support Tool to improve airport throughput and apron safety

ADB SAFEGATE is launching a Pushback Support Tool that simplifies air traffic control workloads and enhances airport safety and efficiency. Part of ADB SAFEGATE’s portfolio of systems for the tower, the tool automatically suggests the optimum aircraft pushback procedure, monitors its progress and warns ATC of potential conflicts with obstacles and other aircraft or vehicles […]

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Philippine Airlines signs SITAONAIR to launch next-generation high-speed connected Pax Ex

International carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) has selected SITAONAIR to make its global high-speed connected passenger experience ambitions a reality over GX Aviation. SITAONAIR is to deliver the upgrade of PAL’s existing B777 Swift Broadband fleet to GX Aviation, powered by Honeywell’s JetWave SATCOM terminal, together with line-fitting PAL’s new Airbus A350s and A321s. Once complete, […]

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