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CJI podcast – Friday June 23, 2017

CJI podcast – Friday June 23, 2017

…. Or, the one where we welcomed back Matt. In this week’s podcast we welcome back Matt Taylor, our roving reporter. Up for discussion this week is the election of the new Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) chairperson, which happened

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Nike’s latest G550 emerges from paintshop

Nike’s latest G550 emerges from paintshop

Nike’s new G550 N3546 at Long Beach, California (Photo: Michael Carter) Nike’s latest Gulfstream G550 has broken cover at Long Beach Airport. Registered as N3546 / MSN 5421, the aircraft was originally built and delivered in 2013 to Nissan North

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The CJI Interview – Dan Nale, Gulfstream Aerospace

The CJI Interview – Dan Nale, Gulfstream Aerospace

CJI caught up with Gulfstream senior vice president, programs, engineering & test Dan Nale during the recent EBACE show in Geneva, Switzerland. During the show, Gulfstream displayed a G500 with a fully outfitted interior for the first time, as well

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Video: Gulfstream delivers first Polish Air Force G550

Video: Gulfstream delivers first Polish Air Force G550

Gulfstream has delivered the first of two Gulfstream G550s to the Polish Air Force. G550 0001 / MSN 5547 arrived in Warsaw on June 21. It will be followed by a second aircraft in mid July. The Polish Air Force

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Fourth G600 joins Gulfstream test fleet

Fourth G600 joins Gulfstream test fleet

Gulfstream has added a fourth G600 to its test fleet, six weeks after adding the third aircraft. Registered as N740GD / MSN 73004, the aircraft flew for the first time on June 21. During the 1 hour and 18 minute

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The CJI Interview: Geoffery Cassidy, Zetta Jet

The CJI Interview: Geoffery Cassidy, Zetta Jet

CJI caught up with Geoffery Cassidy, the managing director of Zetta Jet, during EBACE 2017 in Geneva. The main topic of discussion was the company’s rapid expansion and adding more aircraft. Cassidy says that the company will take delivery of

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easyJet partners with Signature for private Luton check-in

easyJet partners with Signature for private Luton check-in

Passengers travelling on easyJet from London’s Luton Airport will now be able to check-in for their flight using the Signature Flight Support facilities. Passengers using the service will be able to use the FBO as if they were flying on

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HondaJet gets Canadian certification

HondaJet gets Canadian certification

Transport Canada has given the HondaJet its Canadian type certificate. Honda Aircraft will now be able to begin deliveries to customers who want to register their aircraft in Canada. The HondaJet has now been certificated in Canada, Europe, Mexico and

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Bahrain closes Qatari air corridors

Bahrain closes Qatari air corridors

Bahrain has restricted access to its airspace for aircraft registered in Qatar, leaving just one routing for departures from Doha, and one for arrivals. The move follows a diplomatic fallout over alleged Qatari links to funding of Islamic terrorist groups. Qatar

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CJI post EBACE podcast – Friday May 26, 2017

CJI post EBACE podcast – Friday May 26, 2017

… Or, the one where Alex talked. In this weeks’ podcast we look back at the EBACE show, which wrapped in in Geneva Switzerland a few days before. From a news perspective, not a lot happened. The highlight was the

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