Supplier Spotlight

Latest video

Duncan Aviation begins work on US$70m Utah maintenance facility

Duncan Aviation has begun construction on a new US$70m business aircraft maintenance, modifications and paint complex in Provo, Utah, in the USA. The company will add nearly 275,000ft² of buildings, with a 222,000ft² maintenance and modifications center and a 53,000ft² paint facility.

23rd October 2017



Gulfstream Aerospace celebrates flight test program milestone

Gulfstream Aerospace has reflected on the first ten flight tests for the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 jets. The jets are twin-engine, with the G500 replacing the G450. The G500 has a range of 5,000 nautical miles (9,260km) at Mach 0.85, with nonstop flights connecting distant cities such as Istanbul to Cape Town, Los Angeles to London, and San Francisco to Tokyo. The G600 can fly 4,800 nautical miles (8,890km) at a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.90, and seats up to 19 passengers, with room for nine to sleep.

19th September 2017

Does the US government need to intervene in the market to ensure reasonable public access and transparent pricing in FBOs?

News

ABS Jets becomes first Czech company to receive IS-BAO III certification

ABS Jets has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage III certification, making it the first company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to obtain the prestigious accreditation.

Issued by the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC), the IS-BAO III certificate credits ABS Jets’ approach to managing safety and risks in business aviation. IS-BAO III is the highest stage certification of its kind, with the stringent audit also testing the proficiency of the flight personnel, flight operations and the attitude to environmental protection.

Jan Králík, accountable manager, ABS Jets (pictured), commented, “The IS-BAO III certificate is a sort of gold standard in our field. We are happy to have joined the world’s best and to be the first in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to confirm that our services and emphasis on safety are on the highest international level.”

The requirements for the obtaining and retaining the IS-BAO certificate are demanding, with companies vying for certification needing to adhere to almost 400 international standards.

October 30, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


RECEIVE THE
LATEST NEWS


Your email address:



Read Latest Issue

Exclusive Articles

Ries Vriend, CEO of Amsterdam Software – FBO One, discusses potential changes to regulation surrounding FBO pricing transparency in the USA.
Click here to read more


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect in May and businesses must start preparing early to get a plan in place for its arrival, according to Paula Tighe, information governance director at law firm Wright Hassall.
Click here to read more


Sixty seconds with Claudio Lasagni, CEO at Air Service Basel, on how and why the FBO is partnering with local companies to boost its own brand.
Click here to read more



Submit your industry opinion

Industry BlogDo you have an opinion you'd like to share with the business airport community? Good or bad, we'd like to hear your views and opinions on the leading issues shaping the industry. Share your comments by sending up to 500 words to ben.sampson@ukimediaevents.com

Submit Your Recruitment Ad

Recruitment AdTo send us your recruitment advertising or to receive information on placing a banner please email jag.kambo@ukimediaevents.com