Hong Kong: Playing the slots

Hong Kong: Playing the slots

Hong Kong might be ranked the fourth best city in the world in which to do business, yet business-jet operators are finding it increasingly difficult to gain access to its airport. Business aviation movements are handled at the airport by

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Desert Jet adds third Citation CJ3 to its growing charter fleet

Desert Jet adds third Citation CJ3 to its growing charter fleet

Desert Jet adds a third Citation CJ3 to its charter fleet. This 2007-built aircraft is based at the company’s Palm Springs headquarters at the Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport. The Cessna Citation CJ3 is configured to accommodate up to seven passengers

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West Star Aviation’s newly expanded Chattanooga facility celebrates operational milestones

West Star Aviation’s newly expanded Chattanooga facility celebrates operational milestones

November 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation highlighted the new Paint and Maintenance Hangars at the Chattanooga facility Open House, November 7, 2018, attended by customers, vendors and employees. With over 300 people in attendance at the open house, including

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Oriens Aviation moves into flight training

Oriens Aviation moves into flight training

Oriens Aviation, the exclusive UK Pilatus Service Centre and sales distributor of the PC-12, is widening its expertise at its London Biggin Hill facilities to start offering EASA Pilatus PC-12 SET class rating pilot training from January 2019. In a

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Nextant Aerospace achieves landmark STC approval for Challenger 604XT Pro Line Fusion upgrade

Nextant Aerospace achieves landmark STC approval for Challenger 604XT Pro Line Fusion upgrade

Cleveland, Ohio, November 21, 2018 – Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, has announced that it has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the 604XT Pro Line Fusion. The timing of the STC

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The Air Law Firm announces opening of Ireland office as it celebrates third anniversary

The Air Law Firm announces opening of Ireland office as it celebrates third anniversary

The Air Law Firm LLP is marking its third anniversary this month with the opening of an office in Shannon, Ireland. It is also strengthening its family of specialist aviation lawyers with the appointment of new senior associate, David Chamberlain.

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Deer Jet  for sale as over-extended HNA Group looks for cash

Deer Jet for sale as over-extended HNA Group looks for cash

HNA Group is looking to sell Deer Jet, the largest business jet operator in China. The Chinese airline-to-hotel conglomerate is looking to raise cash to repay debt due in 2019. The company had hoped to sell Deer Jet for RMB3

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Luxaviation’s Patrick Hansen on helping smaller operators and mistakes

Luxaviation’s Patrick Hansen on helping smaller operators and mistakes

Buying a company is easy. Integrating it is not. Luxaviation came into being in 2010 when Patrick Hansen, a financier and the group’s chairman and CEO, acquired a Luxembourg operator. After eight years and more than 10 acquisitions later it

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Rationality in an irrational market

Rationality in an irrational market

Mike McCracken, president of Hawkwye Aircraft Acquisitions, argues that the pre-owned aircraft is ruled by human behaviour rather than pure economic theory. And that back-t0-back deals damage the market.   In the standard economic model, markets should perform rationally.  The assumption

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Bombardier continues to expand Worldwide Customer Support Network

Bombardier continues to expand Worldwide Customer Support Network

Montreal, November 21, 2018 – Bombardier has announced the latest addition to its expanding Services and Support network – a line maintenance station (LMS) located at Le Bourget Airport near Paris, France. The new facility is the seventh line maintenance

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