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McKinney National Airport breaks ground on new US$16m FBO terminal

The city of McKinney has broken ground on the future home of the US$16m McKinney Air Center, a state-of-the-art fixed-base operator (FBO) terminal at the McKinney National Airport. The terminal will span 17,000ft2, in addition to a 40,000ft2 transient hangar. Read more on this story here.

23rd April 2018



Donegal ranked as world’s most stunning runway in 2018 Scenic Airport Poll

Private jet booking platform, PrivateFly, has revealed the results of its Scenic Airport Poll 2018, with Ireland’s Donegal Airport being ranked as the world’s most beautiful landing spot. The annual survey, which was conducted in February 2018, asked 8,500 travellers to name their top landing location. Other airports listed in the top ten include Barra in Scotland, Nice in France and Queenstown in New Zealand.

12th April 2018



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Honda Aircraft Company secures Canadian Type Certification

Honda Aircraft Company announced that its advanced light jet HondaJet has received its type certificate from Transport Canada. The approval paves the way for the company to begin deliveries to Canadian registration customers.

Canadian type certification for the HondaJet follows approvals in the USA (Federal Aviation Administration), Europe (European Aviation Safety Agency), and Mexico (Directorate General of Civil Aviation). To provide sales, service and support for customers in Canada, Honda Aircraft Company has also partnered with Skyservice, which has facilities in Montreal (Quebec), Toronto (Ontario), Calgary (Alberta) and Ottawa (Ontario).

Michimasa Fujino, Honda Aircraft Company president and CEO, commented, “We are proud to achieve Canadian certification for the HondaJet, which signifies it meets the high safety standards governed by Transport Canada. With multiple orders in the pipeline, achieving this important milestone will now allow us to begin HondaJet deliveries to our Canadian registration customers.”

Marshall Myles, chairman and CEO for Skyservice, added, “Honda has a strong reputation in Canada. The HondaJet, with its high performance and superior fuel efficiency, further builds on that positive brand image. We are proud to represent the HondaJet in Canada.”

June 12, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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