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Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Embraer releases fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

go Embraer has released its fourth quarter and full year results for 2017. The Brazilian manufacturer delivered 23 commercial jets and 50 executive jets (32 light / 18 large) in the fourth quarter, and in 2017 delivered 101 commercial jets and

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TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

source link Aviation research and investment firm TRAQPak has revealed that business jets flew more than three million flight hours last year in the US – the highest figures since 2008. TRAQPak’s 2017 Business Aviation Aircraft Activity Review shows that 2017 flight

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Qatar Executive takes delivery of fourth G650ER

Qatar Executive takes delivery of fourth G650ER

Qatar Executive, the corporate jet charter subsidiary of Qatar Airways, has taken delivery of its fourth Gulfstream G650ER. This order makes Qatar Executive the world’s largest single owner-operator of the G650ER. Qatar Executive introduced the G650ER into its fleet in

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How maintenance is evolving?

How maintenance is evolving?

Service and maintenance programmes are becoming increasingly important for OEMs, and technologies such as 3D printing are pushing the capability forward more than ever. The first question Alasdiar Whyte, Editor, Corporate Jet Investor,  asked was whether aircraft are more reliable

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Digitsing business aviation

Digitsing business aviation

There is a disparity within the business jet market. The jets themselves are at the cutting edge of technology, with advances in on-board luxuries such as WiFi and a new wave of jets models on the horizon. However the deal

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The state of MINT and BRIC markets

The state of MINT and BRIC markets

Countries that form the unofficial MINTs and BRICs groupings have the greatest potential for entering the ranks of the largest economies in the 21st century, and businesses are moving in to try and seize their shares of this growing market.

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Depreciation – the only cost that matters.

Depreciation – the only cost that matters.

Business jets are far from the most sensible financial investment, at least as far as the investment might appear on the corporate balance sheet. As an asset, in general terms jets depreciate quickly, especially since the global financial crisis triggered

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JetSmarter – disrupting business aviation

JetSmarter – disrupting business aviation

Petrossov did not mince his words. Jet sharing was, until recently, a service that even customers did not know they wanted. Today, in terms of passenger numbers, JetSmarter ranks as the world’s second largest private aviation company, flying more than

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Across the pond – The state of the world’s biggest jet market

Across the pond – The state of the world’s biggest jet market

The US market is leading the way out of the global recession right now. After almost a decade of of coping with downturns, aircraft brokers in the US are more confident now in the prospects for the coming year than

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What keeps banks awake at night?

What keeps banks awake at night?

WHAT KEEPS BANKERS AWAKE AT NIGHT? Alex Badran – Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Beat Kaelin – UBS Dave Labrozzi – Global Jet Capital Inc. Marie-Laure Gassier – BNP Paribas Andreas Schild – UniCredit Leasing Aviation Jim Simpson –

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