Textron Aviation announces that Hahn Air has entered into a purchase agreement to be the European launch customer for the just-announced Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. The deal, inked during the National Business Aviation Association–Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, also includes a new Cessna Citation Latitude. Both aircraft are expected to deliver in 2026.
With nearly 275 engines and APU enrollments on its hourly maintenance program, EAP continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the addition of 10 Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce engines, EAP’s coverage now extends to numerous Cessna Citation aircraft, Gulfstream’s G200 and GV, and Bombardier’s Global Express/XRS.
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) announces it is further enhancing its JetWave services through its upgraded Cabin Sentinel software suite for aviation. The upgraded suite of complementary software solutions enhances JetWave system’s connectivity, responsiveness of support, and overall passenger experience through advanced control and improved security over the customer’s connection.
JBT AeroTech, an Oshkosh Corporation Company, to Showcase LEKTRO Aircraft Tractor Series at NBAA-BACE 2023
JBT AeroTech Corporation, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) and a provider of aviation ground-support products, gate equipment, and airport services, announces it will showcase and offer an in-depth review of its premier LEKTRO® Aircraft Tractor series at the 2023 NBAA-Business Aviation Convention and Exposition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Oct. 17-19, 2023.
Satcom Direct, a business-aviation solutions provider, unveils an expanded range of service plans for Viasat’s Jet ConneX inflight broadband service. The new service plans will be made exclusively available to Satcom Direct operators, equipping their aircraft with the SD Plane Simple® Ka-band tail-mount terminal. The option includes the first-ever Power by the Hour option for Jet ConneX, enabling business-jet operators to pay an hourly rate for inflight connectivity.
AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs and OEMs, signs a multi-year contract extension with MTU Maintenance, a global provider in customized solutions for aero engines, to supply parts for Pratt & Whitney PW2000 engines. This fourth extension marks the continuation of an AAR-MTU contract that originally began in 2009.
Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) unveils JetWave™ X, a next-generation high-speed in-flight connectivity solution optimized for the business-aviation industry. JetWave X will provide customers with unprecedented coverage and data speeds by leveraging Viasat’s Ka-band network, including its ViaSat-3 satellites and the Global Xpress (GX) satellites from its recently acquired Inmarsat business, offering the highest capacity available in the market today.
Textron Aviation announces the delivery of the 100th Beechcraft King Air 360 turboprop to Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC), a longtime Textron Aviation customer. This delivery further solidifies the Beechcraft King Air's place as the world's most popular family of business turboprop aircraft.