The Sapphire Pegasus Award recognizes and honors outstanding performances by companies and individuals in Business Aviation. In total 115 nominations were received at March 13 deadline which represents an increase 32% over last year. Most of nominations were for companies; several were for individual professionals. The Board of Advisors is now reviewing the nominations. The eight judges are industry experts and journalists who will have the final word on the election of the award winners. The Sapphire Pegasus Awards will be presented to the winners during a Gala Ceremony in Prague on April 28. “I am pleased about this year’s [...]
The organizers of the Sapphire Pegasus Awards have announced that due to exceptional demand the deadline for nominations has been extended by one week. The closing deadline will be Monday 13th March, this allows more time for companies to send in their nominations for all categories. The nomination procedure for the Sapphire Pegasus Award is completely open; anyone can nominate a company or individual of which they feel that recognition and honoring is appropriate. Companies or individuals are allowed to nominate themselves; after all, a panel of impartial judges will determine which contender represents the most outstanding performance in a [...]
CEPA EXPO 2016 is gearing up for the very first Career Day dedicated to helping and encouraging young people to take a look at the career opportunities on offer in the aviation industry. The Careers Day takes place on day 1 of CEPA EXPO, the 18th October in the conference Hall at Vaclav Havel Airport, Prague. The CEPA Expo Career day will start at noon with delegate registration, at 1pm a series of short presentations will be given on subjects of most importance to young people considering a career in aviation. These include subjects such as: How to create a [...]
The evening of Friday 8th April saw the spectacular inaugural presentation of the Sapphire Pegasus Awards. The awards dinner and presentation took place in the impressive Boscolo Hotel in Prague. The evening started with a champagne reception in the beautiful foyer of the Boscolo hotel. As guests took their seats for dinner they were treated to a special performance by Crystalle and her special dance performance titled WINGED- Thoughts on Flying. The formal proceedings started with a series of welcome speeches by members of the Advisory Board, Fabio Gamba (EBAA) gave the opening address and was followed by Dagmar Grossmann [...]
The Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award will honor the elite of business aviation performers from the EMEA region and Russia. The Awards are presented in twelve different categories which cover most aspects of Business Aviation. Nominating an individual or company is an opportunity to ensure that the most outstanding performing companies and individuals become potential award winners. The significance of the Award is underlined by the support EBAA, CEPA and RUBAA.
Colibri Aircraft recently published a report on business aircraft sales activity during 2015.
The publishing group Media Tribune has announced that it has just published Jet Book, a comprehensive guide to business aircraft.
CEPA Expo & EBAA Regional Forum 2015 came to an end last week after two intensive days of presentations and networking. Delegates and organisers alike agreed that the event was a huge success, reflecting the excitement of a region that is ripe with new optimism for business opportunities. The teaming of CEPA Expo and the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) resulted in a top notch programme that addressed key issues for the business aircraft industry in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) today. In addition, network-ing opportunities, coupled with Czech hospitality, brought an extra dimension to delegate interaction in an informal [...]
Prague based ABS Jets has successfully accomplished an IS-BAO audit Stage II. The IS-BAO audit was carried out from 22th to 25th June 2015 resulting in zero major findings, a great accolade for ABS Jets. After a series of thorough audit report quality checks, performed by several organizations (including the International Business Aviation Council in Montreal), the Stage II registration was announced on the 29 July 2015.
The 4th Baltic Business Aviation Forum took place on August 6th, in Latvia, with Riga International Airport VIP Center forming the centerpiece of the event. The Forum was organized by the Russian United Business Aviation Association, over 60 delegates from Russia and Europe participated.