Industry Press Releases

Gama Aviation is first to fly infant Safety Seat

Gama Group News Release – Gama Infant Safety Seat


Gama Aviation awarded Canadian Foreign Air Operator’s Certificate (FAOC)

Gama Group News Release – Canada doc



Baldwin Names Margriet Bredewold European Rep



23.07.2012 – Rizon Jet News – New Maintenance Approvals in Doha & London Biggin Hill


New Chairman for GASCo

The General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) announces that at the AGM held on 12 June 2012, Air Commodore R S Peacock-Edwards CBE AFC FRAeS FCIM was elected as its new Chairman 

Rick Peacock-Edwards v3



Leading aviation law firm announces partner promotion

London based aviation law firm Clark Ricketts LLP has announced the appointment of Gwyn O’Flynn as a Partner with effect from 1st May 2012.

Gwyn joined Clark Ricketts LLP in March 2008, having previously worked in the Legal Department of Willis Group Limited.

Before qualifying as a solicitor, Gwyn spent a number of years in the Contracts and Leasing division of Willis Group’s aerospace department, where she worked exclusively on aviation insurance matters, in the course of which she gained a valuable understanding of commercial aviation transactions and the operation of the aviation market. Gwyn obtained an Advanced Diploma in Insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and was awarded the Aviation Insurance Association prize for her performance in the CII Aviation Insurance exam.

Gwyn’s main area of activity is in transactional work.  She advises banks, lessors and operators on finance and leasing issues.  She also advises on maintenance and other aviation supply contracts.  In addition, Gwyn undertakes a substantial amount of work in relation to business aircraft, advising owners on structures for the operation, management, financing, and sale and purchase of aircraft.

Speaking of her promotion, Robert Ricketts, Joint Senior Partner said; “Gwyn is a highly valued member of the team, and her promotion to Partner is well deserved. She is a first class lawyer, with an excellent reputation, and we are delighted to bring her skills and experience into the partnership”.

________________________________________________________________BBGA member Adams Aviation announce EASA 145 approval. 

News from Adams Aviation NEW EASA 145 APPROVAL!


Ocean Sky announces major new jet centre at Luton

April 16, 2012:

Ocean Sky, one of Europe’s fastest growing private aviation companies, has announced a multi-million pound transformation of its private jet base at London Luton Airport, giving it the ability to handle the anticipated rush of international passengers to London over the Olympics.

The enlarged facilities will also include a luxurious passenger lounge, a new concierge service and seamless screening. On completion, Ocean Sky will be able to handle three times as much business.

Ocean Sky CEO Stephen Grimes comments ‘we are forecasting a significant increase in turnover at Luton following the new FBO’s opening. With space for up to 30 aircraft at any one time we will have the capacity in our first year to double our annual movements.’

The new FBO will cater for all types of business aircraft from helicopters to long-range business jets.

Grimes comments further ‘our diversified model covering ownership services, charter, sales and acquisition, interiors, engineering and handling protects us from fluctuations in the demand for private aviation travel. We are strongly committed to growth, which will see us expand our luxury offering to new locations in Europe and emerging territories.’

By developing a state-of-the-art FBO at Luton, Ocean Sky will cement its position as a major player in the aviation market. The development is scheduled for completion late summer.

Press release issued by Ocean Sky Jet Centre.


PRESS RELEASE – CEO Announcement Rizon Jet March 2012


EASA Modest Improvemnet for Global Aviation Safety in 2011

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