Happy first day of July! It’s hard to believe we’re already finished with the first half of 2019, but here we are, and we’ve got lots of stuff to for you to read today. Don’t forget to follow our Facebook page and Twitter profile to keep up with all the latest happenings at CapJet!
“The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) elected its new board of directors, naming as chairman Curt Castagna, president and CEO of Aeroplex/Aerolease Group.” (AIN Online)
“Business aviation traffic in Europe dropped by 16 percent year-over-year in May with almost all categories of aircraft showing declines, according to Argus’s latest data for the Eurocontrol coverage area.” (AIN Online)
“After considering 1,785 comments to a December 2018 notice of proposed amendment (NPA) aimed at improving runway safety, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a formal opinion calling for a range of measures to prevent runway incursions by aircraft, vehicles, and people.” (AIN Online)
“Gulfstream’s newest addition to its lineup, the large-cabin, long-range G600, has earned both its type and production certificates from the FAA, paving the way for deliveries to begin later this year, the manufacturer announced today.” (AIN Online)
“Embraer has delivered the first of its new Praetor 600 super-midsize twinjets in a ceremony at its São José dos Campos facility in Brazil.” (AIN Online)
“Baltic Ground Services Group (BGS) is among the pioneers bringing virtual reality (VR) to ground service training.” (AIN Online)