Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation authorized by EASA to provide line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong

Basel, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation recently received EASA Part-145 approval for its MRO facility in Hong Kong, permitting the company to provide line maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Jet Aviation has recently been authorized by EASA to offer line maintenance support to Gulfstream G650 business jets in Hong Kong. “We strive to anticipate… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines to offer internet access on shorter journeys

Internet access also on inner-European routes Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines starting next phase of testing to include free service to passengers Product launch in the first quarter, initially on 10 Airbus aircraft from the A320 family Three service packages available in future, priced at EUR 3, EUR 7 and EUR 12. Frankfurt/Main, 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Bombardier: CS300 and CS100 aircrafts now both approved by Transport Canada, EASA and the US FAA

Montréal, 2016-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its CS300 airliner has been awarded its Type Validation by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This most recent approval means that both the CS300 aircraft and the smaller CS100 aircraft are now approved by Transport Canada, the European Aviation Safety Agency… Read the full press release

Cessna TTx piston aircraft receives certifications from EASA, Argentina’s National Civil Aviation Administration and Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines

OSHKOSH, Wis., 2016-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture its high-performance Cessna TTx piston aircraft has received certifications from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as Argentina’s National Civil Aviation Administration and… Read the full press release

Lufthansa: First cabin air quality test series results show high quality cabin air comparable to indoor air quality on the ground

COLOGNE, Germany, 2016-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has been actively investigating smell events in aircraft for many years. This includes an intensive and cross-disciplinary investigation into whether these incidents could cause a health risk to passengers and crew members. Lufthansa has so far invested more than EUR 500,000 in large-scale projects as part of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new partnership agreement with two quality Flight Training organizations for the provision of cadet pilots to the airline

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2015-4-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new 5-year partnership agreement with two quality Flight Training organizations for the provision of cadet pilots to the airline. Courses will start from September 2015 and will initially involve up to 40 cadets… Read the full press release

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announces key management changes following the new organisation structure

Cologne, Germany, 2015-1-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announces three key management changes following the new organisation structure decided by its Executive Director Patrick Ky and announced on 1 September 2014. Effective 5 January 2015, Luc Tytgat has been appointed by the EASA Management Board as Director of the… Read the full press release

The European Aviation Safety Agency announces new organisation

Cologne, Germany, 2014-9-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) revealed on 1 September 2014 a new organisation which aims at preparing the Agency for the challenges of the coming years. The new organisation will enable the Agency to engage more pragmatically with the aviation industry. A strategy and safety management directorate has… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines permits passengers to use electronic devices during the entire flight starting on May 1, 2014

Use in flight mode possible during takeoff and landing Approval applies to all Austrian Airlines aircraft The new rule is valid for smart phones, tablets, notebooks and other electronic devices weighing up to one kilogram Vienna, Austria, 2014-04-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting on May 1, 2014, Austrian Airlines passengers will be permitted to use their… Read the full press release

The European Aviation Safety Agency to simplify and improve General Aviation (GA) regulations

Cologne, Germany, 2014-04-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published a Decision on the 1st April to accompany the recently published regulation on new and more accessible instrument ratings (IRs) focused on General Aviation (GA) pilots. This is part of the Agency’s on-going work to simplify and improve GA regulations. This decision… Read the full press release

New-generation European helicopters: EASA certifies AgustaWestland’s AW189 and Airbus Helicopters’ EC175

Cologne, Germany, 2014-2-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued on Friday 7 February 2014 a Type Certificate to AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, for the AW189 medium twin-engine helicopter. This certification occurs one week after Airbus Helicopters, an Airbus Group Company, completed the EASA Type Certification process for its EC175 medium twin-engine helicopter…. Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority announced check flights for CofA and permit renewals no longer mandatory

2013-07-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced that it will no longer be a requirement to routinely carry out a check flight to qualify for the renewal of an expiring National Certificate of Airworthiness; annual EASA Permit to Fly; National Airworthiness Review Certificate; or Certificate of Validity. However, a check flight… Read the full press release

The UK Civil Aviation Authority opened public consultations on the implementation of the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA)

2013-06-28 — /travelprnews.com/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) today launched a consultation on its proposals for the implementation of the Standardised European Rules of the Air (SERA). The consultation period runs from 25 June 2013 to 28 August 2013. Full details of the consultation, including how to submit comment on the CAA’s proposals, can… Read the full press release

The EASA published a proposal to the EC containing rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC)

2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency today published a proposal to the European Commission containing rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC). With this so-called Opinion, the Agency puts forward new and more accessible instrument ratings focussed on General Aviation pilots. The proposed changes are expected to increase safety with regard… Read the full press release