Honda Aircraft has won its biggest order to date for its very light jet, the HondaJet. French operator Wijet, which recently acquired British operator Blink, has ordered 16 HondaJets to replace its fleet of Citations in a deal valued at $78m, announced at this week's Singapore Airshow. The first aircraft...
Textron Aviation has announced it has been granted certification for the midsize Cessna Citation Latitude by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA), with the region's first deliveries underway. "We are pleased to offer the Citation Latitude, the best-selling midsize business...
Textron Aviation has brought its Cessna Citation Longitude jet to the Singapore Airshow to give the aircraft its Asia Pacific debut. "We are thrilled to showcase the Citation Longitude at the Singapore Airshow and bring this revolutionary aircraft to this market for customers to experience for themselves," said Jessica Pruss,...
The two newest aircraft from Gulfstream Aerospace will make their Asia debut at the upcoming Singapore Airshow. The Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 flight-test aircraft will be part of the Gulfstream static display, joining the flagship Gulfstream G650ER, the high-performing Gulfstream G550 and the class-leading Gulfstream G280. “Customers based in the...
Jetcraft, business aircraft sales and acquisitions broker, has opened its first London office through its new UK company, Jetcraft Global (UK) Limited. The new London base cements Jetcraft’s commitment to the European region and demonstrates its confidence in the UK as a continuing hub of business opportunity. Chad Anderson, President at...
HondaJet China (Honsan General Aviation Co) has opened its new FBO facility at the business jet terminal being constructed in Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou, China. Many were present during the ceremony, including Guangzhou local government officials, Mr Zhou Yuxi, chairman of Honsan General Aviation Co, Takahiro Hachigo, Honda Motor...
Phillippines business aviation startup, PhilJets, has recently added two helicopters to its growing fleet, an Airbus Helicopters H145 and a Bell 407GX. They bring PhilJet's fleet to eleven aircraft in total, with a combined value of US$77m. PhilJets, founded by local entrepreneur Thierry Tea five years ago, has surpassed its...
Business aviation flight hours in the final quarter of 2017 were the highest on record for this period, according to the latest figures released by Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI). Worldwide, business aviation flight hours increased 4.5 percent year on year. “Flight hour utilisation is cyclical, with peak hours occurring...
The all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft’s technology, comfort and craftsmanship. “This is a momentous year for the G500, with the aircraft’s planned certification and entry into service,” said Mark Burns, president, Gulfstream. “It’s...

Gulfstream delivers final G450

Gulfstream Aerospace has delivered the final Gulfstream G450 as it prepares to usher in the next generation of business aviation with the all-new Gulfstream G500. “For the past 12 years, the G450 has been one of the best-selling business jets in the industry, beloved by pilots and passengers alike for...
Hong Kong business aviation consulting firm Asian Sky Group (ASG) has been appointed as the official marketing partner of AsBAA, Asia's association for business and general aviation. One of AsBAA's core missions is to represent the interests of all sectors of the business and general aviation industry across the Asia-Pacific...

Gulfstream events 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will host a number of product support events in 2018, including its biennial weeklong Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board meetings, two flight operations forums and 11 operators forums. The events begin on 23 January in Zurich with a flight operations session that coincides with...