Happy Monday, everyone! The Paris Air Show starts today – don’t miss next week’s post, as it’ll have all sorts of stuff about it. We’ve got some preview stuff today, even. Don’t forget to follow our Facebook page and Twitter profile to keep up with all the latest happenings at CapJet!
“The U.S.’s decision to immediately ban Part 91 flights to Cuba has left “scores and scores of people in a bind,” according to Eric Norber, founder of Cuba Handling, which specializes in facilitating private aircraft travel to and itineraries in Cuba.” (AIN Online)
“Despite its small size—handling just 135,000 passengers yearly—Halmstad City Airport (HAD) in June 2017 became one of the first airports in Sweden to offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to its airline customers, scheduled and charter airlines, business aviation, and rescue flight operators.” (AIN Online)
“Avionics and electronics manufacturer Garmin announced Thursday that co-founder and chairman emeritus Gary Burrell died at 81, leaving behind principles of innovation, vertical integration, faith in values, and devotion to superior products and services that have been the keys to Garmin’s success, according to the company.” (AIN Online)
“Signature Flight Support was named the first nationwide operations and on-airport infrastructure partner for Uber Elevate, the companies announced today at the Uber Elevate Summit.” (AIN Online)
“Uber unveiled its first international pilot city for Uber Air and announced development partners and architecture firms of its skyports for its future air taxi network at the Uber Elevate Summit yesterday afternoon in Washington, D.C.” (AIN Online)
“CFM confirmed Saturday that it has caught up on production of its Leap engine line, almost one year after company executives told reporters at the Farnborough Air Show that the company had fallen behind by as much as four weeks.” (AIN Online)
“After previously constructing a 1:1 scale, fully functioning Bugatti Chiron, the toy company has now built the Rebel fighter jet first seen in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope for the French event.” (Hypebeast)