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Hong Kong trials additional bizav slots

Hong Kong trials additional bizav slots

According to a news article on the flightservicebureau.org website, Hong Kong is to make additional slots available for business aircraft. Two extra slots will become available between 16:00 & 23:59 UTC (Universal Time Coordinated), which is 23:00 to 04:59 local

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Honda delivers first HondaJet Elite, says it has more than 10 orders from Japan

Honda delivers first HondaJet Elite, says it has more than 10 orders from Japan

Honda Aircraft has delivered the first of its new $5.25 million HondaJet Elite business jets. The aircraft, MSN 126 / N112HM, was delivered to an unidentified US customer. It left Honda Aircraft’s Greensboro NC manufacturing facility on August 3, flying

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Asian Sky Group says Asia is now a seller’s market

Asian Sky Group says Asia is now a seller’s market

In the introduction to its latest quarterly report, Asian Sky Group’s managing director, Jeffery Lowe, says that Asia has now become a seller’s market for pre-owned business jets. Lowe says that the market has swung almost 180 degrees in the

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Business jet deliveries flat in first half

Business jet deliveries flat in first half

Deliveries of business jets were flat in the first half of the year, according to the latest figures from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Overall the GAMA data shows that a total of 296 business jets were delivered in

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Business consultancy Frost & Sullivan says Malaysia could be regional business-aviation hub

Business consultancy Frost & Sullivan says Malaysia could be regional business-aviation hub

Frost & Sullivan, the market research and consultancy company, says that Kuala Lumpur could become a regional business aviation hub. For the report the company surveyed interested stakeholders in Asia Pacific, with Kuala Lumpur’s Subang Airport being the favoured location

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Hongkong Jet adds four additional aircraft to managed fleet

Hongkong Jet adds four additional aircraft to managed fleet

Hongkong Jet, Hongkong’s leading private jet management and charter Group of Companies, has added four additional aircraft to its managed fleet in Q2 of 2018. The managed fleet now includes the first Cessna CJ4, Bombardier Global Express, and an additional

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Gama Aviation secures EASA approvals at Bournemouth  ahead of schedule

Gama Aviation secures EASA approvals at Bournemouth ahead of schedule

Gama Aviation, the global business aviation services company, is pleased to announce its European Ground business has secured the required EASA approvals for its new Bournemouth maintenance facility while it transitions from its existing Farnborough & Oxford sites. Under the

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Gama Aviation completes 50,000th maintenance work order in the US

Gama Aviation completes 50,000th maintenance work order in the US

Gama Aviation, the global business aviation services company, is pleased to announce the completion of work order no. 50,000, a major milestone in the development of its US maintenance business. The aircraft, a Bombardier Challenger 350, required a minor line

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Indian business jet owners could soon be able to use management companies

Indian business jet owners could soon be able to use management companies

A rule that requires owners of private jets in India to manage and operate the aircraft themselves could soon be changed, according to an article on the Economic Times of India website. The current rules mean that owners have to

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BBA shares drop 11.6% following softer than expected US market

BBA shares drop 11.6% following softer than expected US market

Shares in BBA Aviation, the UK-based aviation services company, tanked on Wednesday after the company posted its first-half results. The share fell because of lower-than-expected growth of just 3% in BBA’s business and general aviation section. In the company’s earnings

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