Author Archives: Lindsey Oliver

IPPTG December report

Tweet  As 2014 draws to a close it is good to have a lot of matters to mention that show a continuing influence of the Group when it comes to European Regulation and to report on the very significant changes … Continue reading

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BBGA member Marshall, complements its engineering, MRO and cabin upgrade capabilities with the creation of one of Europe’s largest and most advanced aircraft refinishing facilities

Tweet Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group has developed a dedicated aircraft refinishing facility aircraft for Boeing 747-400, 777 and Airbus A330-sized aircraft at its site in Cambridge, United Kingdom.  The new aircraft refinishing facility, which opens its doors for business … Continue reading

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BBGA member DragonFly Executive Air Charter acquires AOC

Tweet DragonFly Executive Air Charter acquires own Air Operators Certificate DragonFly the Cardiff-based charter company that in 2014 celebrated its 10th anniversary has been granted its own AOC. Chief Executive, Howard Palser said that he was most grateful to Peter … Continue reading

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Globalair.com provides aviation resources

Tweet Globair.com provides aviation resources including an airport resource center for pilots, FBO fuel prices, aviation news, and aircraft for sale

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BBGA Signature Flight Support signs agreement for general aviation terminal at Princess Juliana International Airport

Tweet Signature Flight Support has signed an agreement with Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) to extend its concessions and will lease part of the premises of the new General Aviation Terminal (GAT) and Signature Flight Support passenger terminal. Construction of … Continue reading

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BBGA member SATCOM Direct is named exclusive service provider of the new SmartSky 4G LTE-based wireless network

Tweet Announced at the NBAA convention in October, Satcom Direct is the only organization approved to provide activation, customer support and billing for the new airborne SmartSky Network. The nation’s first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network, SmartSky 4G is being … Continue reading

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Marc Bailey reports in Fly Corporate

Tweet British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) CEO Marc Bailey says business aviation is facing external pressures during potential growth in the UK. It is interesting when you look at the industry recovery figures throughout Europe. There are pockets … Continue reading

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BBGA Signature Flight Support acquires Wiggins Airways FBO

Tweet Signature Flight Support has agreed to acquire the FBO assets of Wiggins Airways, Inc. from Ameriflight, LLC at Manchester – Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in Manchester, New Hampshire. The transaction is expected to close in October. Signature Manchester, New … Continue reading

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BBGA member London Oxford Airport host Embraer Legacy 500

Tweet Sees heightened biz av movements following EBACE ‘offer’ London Oxford Airport welcomed Embraer’s newest certificated family member, the midsize Legacy 500 last week as a company demonstrator flew in as part of a brief regional tour.  While this was … Continue reading

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IS-BAH Workshop and Auditors Workshop- 4th November Farnborough

Tweet Implemented on July 1, 2014, the International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) is designed to promote use of industry best practices blended through a progressive Safety Management System (SMS) for Fixed Based Operations (FBO) and Business Aircraft Handling … Continue reading

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