News & Press

22/07/2021

Launch of Av8jet Charter

OrionFLY is pleased to share  the announcement by Av8jet Ltd of the launch of its new sister company dedicated to charter flights, Av8jet Charter Ltd.  The new company is based in Malta and will start to operate charter flights for its European clients using a Piaggio P.180 Avanti II recently purchased through OrionFLY. The 9H-CAP registered Avanti II features a new VIP interior fitted by AeroVisto and a shining light blue external livery. The Piaggio Avanti II is per ...
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21/11/2020

The P.180 fleet reaches One Million Flight Hours.

Piaggio has just announced the reach of an extremely important goal for the P.180 Avanti : One Million Flight Hours since the first Avanti flight in 1986."Piaggio Aerospace exceeds the target in a critical moment of its history and approximately 250 aircraft have contributed to such an achievement.Reaching one million flight hours is a passage which carries a symbolic meaning in the history of the company, which is again fully operational and still demonstrates it is of a great value.F ...
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27/10/2020

Oyonnair and its Piaggio Avantis again in action for COVID-19 relief flights in France

As  a consequence of the impressive new COVID 19 outbreak impacting France, the Avanti fleet operated by Oyonnair has been again called back in operation for medevac flights. Five Oyonnair's Avantis are unrestfully flying to evacuate COVID-19 patients from the congested hospitals in the major urban areas in north-eastern France, where a high number of COVID-19 cases are concentrated, to other cities less affected by the epidemic outbreak. Since last week, the Oyonnair Avantis are transpor ...
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15/10/2020

Eddie Irvine visiting Piaggio

OrionFLY had the pleasure of organizing the visit of Eddie Irvine, the Formula 1 legend and vice World Champion, at the Piaggio Aerospace facilities in Villanova d'Albenga on October 15, 2020.  Eddie had the opportunity of visiting the new factory in Villanova where the new EVOs are built. After the factory tour, Capt. Lorenzo Villi - Piaggio Chief Test Pilot - took him for a short but intensive ride on the EVO, pointing out all the exceptional performance and operational capabi ...
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