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EBACE 2024

Introduction to EBACE 2024

EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition) is the unmissable annual event for business aviation professionals. This major event brings together aviation industry leaders, manufacturers, operators and enthusiasts from around the world to learn about the latest technological advancements and trends that will shape the future of business aviation.

Among the expected highlights were the presentation of the latest developments from Dassault Aviation, Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier and other major industry players. These manufacturers unveiled their new models and shared their vision for the future of business aviation, highlighting improvements in performance, fuel efficiency and sustainability.

In addition to the exhibitions, EBACE 2024 offers a rich program of conferences and workshops led by experts in the sector. These sessions offer valuable insights into emerging trends, current challenges, and future opportunities in business aviation. Topics covered include:

  • The impact of artificial intelligence and machine learning on flight management.
  • advances in aviation safety.
  • And initiatives to reduce aviation’s carbon footprint.

EBACE 2024 is also a premier networking platform, enabling industry professionals to connect, exchange ideas, and build strategic partnerships. Whether you are a fleet operator, pilot, engineer, or simply an aviation enthusiast, this show offers a unique opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest innovations and help shape the future of business aviation

Boeing Business Jet 737-7 (BBJ 737-7)

Major trends in business aviation

Technological innovations

Business aviation is undergoing a major transformation thanks to cutting-edge technological innovations. Advances in electric and hybrid propulsion are revolutionizing the sector by offering greener and more economical solutions. At EBACE 2024, advanced navigation systems, including the integration of artificial intelligence and augmented reality technologies, which improve flight safety and operational efficiency, were showcased. The new aircraft on display also incorporate high-speed connectivity systems, ensuring a connected and productive flight experience.

Sustainability and Ecology

Sustainability has become a priority in business aviation. Manufacturers are focusing on reducing the carbon footprint of their aircraft by adopting clean propulsion technologies, such as electric and hybrid motors, as well as the use of recyclable composite materials. Alternative fuels initiatives, such as biofuels and hydrogen, are also highlighted. At EBACE 2024, industry efforts to promote greener aviation were featured, illustrating the commitment to sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

Comfort and Luxury on Board

Comfort and luxury on board business jets continue to evolve to meet the growing expectations of customers. The new cabin designs incorporate high-quality materials, daylight management systems and noise-reducing technologies to provide an optimal flight experience. Ergonomic seating, customizable configurations and state-of-the-art entertainment equipment are now standard in business aviation. EBACE 2024 highlights these innovations in comfort, showing how manufacturers are pushing the boundaries of luxury and well-being in flight.

New Arrivals from the Main Manufacturers

Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation is always at the forefront of innovation in business aviation, and EBACE 2024 is no exception. This year, Dassault unveils the Falcon 10X, an aircraft that redefines luxury and performance. Featuring the widest cabin on the market, the Falcon 10X offers customizable configurations to maximize passenger comfort. With a range of 8 640 miles, it enables non-stop flights between key global destinations. The Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X engine ensures exceptional fuel efficiency, meeting the highest environmental standards. In addition, enhancements to the Falcon 6X series include daylight management systems and acoustic advancements, ensuring an unparalleled flight experience.

Gulfstream Aerospace / Bombardier Aviation

Bombardier Aviation decided not to participate in this edition due to a reorientation of their marketing strategies towards more targeted regional events. This decision allows them to focus their resources on local initiatives and explore new market opportunities.

Bombardier Aviation is not to be outdone with impressive presentations this year. The Global series, along with the Global 7500 and Global 8000 models, is highlighted for its exceptional capabilities in terms of range and comfort. The Global 7500 offers a range of 8 900 miles and is known for its spacious cabin and innovations in passenger comfort, including optimized work and relaxation areas. The Global 8000, meanwhile, pushes the envelope even further with a range of 9 000 miles, making it the longest-range business jet available. Bombardier continues to focus on integrating green technologies and reducing carbon footprint, while delivering unmatched performance in business aviation.

Gulfstream Aerospace has also taken a similar approach, pulling out of EBACE 2024 to align their participation in specific events with their business goals. While their absence has been notable, Gulfstream has continued to promote their new models, including the Gulfstream G700 and G800, which combine speed, range, and exceptional comfort.

The recently improved Gulfstream G700 is highlighted for its ability to combine speed, range and comfort. With a spacious and luxurious cabin, the G700 incorporates cutting-edge technologies such as environmental control systems, high-speed connectivity and advanced safety features. In addition, Gulfstream unveils the G800, designed for ultra-long-haul flights with an impressive range of 8 700 miles, enabling non-stop travel between virtually any two cities in the world. These innovations position Gulfstream at the forefront of business aviation, offering solutions that meet the most demanding customer needs.


At EBACE 2024, Voltaero showcased its innovations in low-emission aviation with the presentation of its hybrid-electric aircraft, the Cassio 330. This aircraft is designed to offer more environmentally friendly flights thanks to its hybrid propulsion, combining combustion and electric engines. The aircraft is capable of flying up to 750 miles with a range of 3.5 hours, making it a viable option for regional routes and transporting passengers, cargo and medical evacuations.

The Cassio 330, which was part of the static display exhibition at the airport, attracted attention with its flight demonstrations using biofuels made from wine, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable fuels. The presentation was part of Voltaero’s efforts to promote greener and more efficient air transport solutions, meeting the growing demands of regulators and customers for environmentally friendly solutions

Focus on Ecological Advances

Sustainable Fuels

One of the most innovative aspects of business aviation showcased at EBACE 2024 is the adoption of sustainable fuels. These alternative fuels, such as biofuels and synthetic fuels, are designed to significantly reduce CO2 emissions compared to traditional fuels. Manufacturers are actively working to integrate these fuels into their current and future models, contributing to greener aviation. This initiative responds to the growing demands of customers and regulators for more environmentally friendly transport solutions.

Eco-friendly design

Eco-responsible design is at the heart of this year’s innovations. Manufacturers are promoting lightweight and recyclable composite materials that not only improve the energy efficiency of aircraft, but also reduce the environmental impact of their production. The new designs also incorporate solutions to reduce fuel consumption, such as aerodynamic optimization and improved flight management systems. These efforts show a strong commitment from the industry towards more sustainable production and operating practices.

Manufacturers’ Initiatives

Big names in business aviation, such as Dassault Aviation, Gulfstream and Bombardier, are presenting ambitious initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint. Dassault Aviation, for example, is committed to integrating emissions-reducing technologies into all its new models, starting with the Falcon 10X. Gulfstream implements advanced recycling programs and develops hybrid propulsion systems. Bombardier, for its part, is investing in research into alternative fuels and electric propulsion technologies. These initiatives show that manufacturers are not just following trends, but are taking proactive steps to lead the industry towards a more sustainable future.

In conclusion, the ecological advances presented at EBACE 2024 demonstrate the aviation industry’s commitment to addressing environmental challenges. By embracing sustainable fuels, designing eco-friendly aircraft, and launching bold initiatives, business jet manufacturers are paving the way to a greener future. These efforts not only meet the expectations of regulators and customers, but also lay the foundation for more environmentally friendly and sustainable business aviation.

Honda HA-420 HondaJet


Summary of Key Points

EBACE 2024 highlighted a multitude of major innovations and trends in business aviation. OEMs like Dassault Aviation have showcased groundbreaking models such as the Falcon 10X and Falcon 6X enhancements, illustrating their commitment to performance, comfort, and durability. Although Gulfstream and Bombardier did not participate this year, their innovations, such as the G700 and Global 7500, continue to influence the market. Clean propulsion technologies, recyclable composite materials and sustainable fuels were also in the spotlight, highlighting a transition to greener aviation.

Importance of Innovation

Continuous innovation is crucial to meet the changing needs of the market and customers in business aviation. Builders’ constant efforts to integrate cutting-edge technologies and eco-friendly solutions demonstrate their commitment to a sustainable future. These innovations maintain a leading position in the industry, while providing improved performance, increased safety, and an exceptional flight experience for passengers.

Menkor Aviation was present at EBACE 2024, where we had the opportunity to preview the latest innovations in business aviation. We’ve captured key moments and exciting news presented by industry leaders. We invite you to explore our image gallery below. To find out more about our exclusive offers and impressions of the show, visit our website or contact us directly.

Airbus H160B

The Airbus H160B is a next-generation twin-engine helicopter designed to offer exceptional versatility and advanced performance. It stands out for its spacious and modular cabin, suitable for various missions such as passenger transport, emergency medical services and offshore operations.

The H160B incorporates state-of-the-art technologies, including the Blue Edge rotor to reduce noise and increase efficiency. With a cruising speed of 180 miles/h and a range of 530 miles, it ensures fast and comfortable flights.

Honda HA-420 HondaJet

The Honda HA-420 HondaJet is a light private jet developed by Honda Aircraft Company. This model stands out for its innovative design with engines mounted above the wings, which improves aerodynamics and reduces cabin noise.

The HondaJet is equipped with two GE Honda HF120 turbofan engines, offering a cruising speed of 485 miles /h and a range of 1 650 miles. The luxuriously appointed cabin can accommodate up to six passengers in optimal comfort, with leather seats and advanced connectivity technology.

Tecnam P2012 Traveller

The Tecnam P2012 Traveller is a light commercial aircraft designed by the Italian manufacturer Tecnam. Intended primarily for regional air transport operators, this twin-engine aircraft can carry up to 11 passengers. It is characterised by its flexibility of use, suitable for passenger flights as well as cargo, medical and surveillance missions.

The P2012 Traveller is equipped with two Lycoming TEO-540-C1A engines, delivering a combined output of 600 horsepower, allowing for a cruising speed of  230 miles /h and a maximum range of 590 miles. The aircraft is designed to be easy to fly and maintain, with reduced operating costs.

Boeing Business Jet 737-7 (BBJ 737-7)

The Boeing Business Jet 737-7 (BBJ 737-7) is a luxurious and customized version of the famous Boeing 737 airliner, designed specifically for the private jet market. The BBJ 737-7 combines the ruggedness and reliability of the commercial aircraft with premium interior layouts, providing unparalleled comfort for long-haul travel.

With an impressive flight range of up to 7 130 miles, the BBJ 737-7 can connect distant cities like New York and London non-stop. This aircraft is equipped with two CFM International CFM56-7B engines, which ensure efficient and reliable performance.