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Getting more female high-flyers

Getting more female high-flyers

Like many traditionally male-dominated industries, aviation is waking up to the fact that it is missing out by not being more diverse. A worldwide skills shortage, especially in business aviation, coupled with the prospect of baby boomer pilots, mechanics and

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Biggin Hill announces thousands of new jobs as part of sustainability strategy

Biggin Hill announces thousands of new jobs as part of sustainability strategy

London Biggin Hill Airport is to create thousands of new jobs over the next 15 years, as part of a strategy to become the capital’s “leading business aviation hub”. The airport’s LoCATE strategy sets out its vision for a sustainable

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Business aviation leaders call for “essential” US Aircraft Registry to reopen

Business aviation leaders call for “essential” US Aircraft Registry to reopen

The National Business Aviation Association has written to the US government, calling for the United States Aircraft Registry to be immediately reopened so it can carry out essential tasks. The Registry has been closed as part of the current US

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Predictions for jet broking in 2018

Predictions for jet broking in 2018

In this article, Clive Chalmers, trading director of the global aviation services group Air Partner, looks at some of the key drivers of 2017 and focuses on the ones he believes are likely to shape the commercial jet broking industry

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Avinode makes new senior leadership team appointment

Avinode makes new senior leadership team appointment

Business aviation technology company Avinode has made the latest in a series of technology-driven appointments to its senior leadership team, with the promotion of Saskia de Jong to director of sales Americas. De Jong, previously US key account sales manager,

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Air Partner reports unexpectedly good second-half financial results

Air Partner reports unexpectedly good second-half financial results

Air Partner plc has reported a better-than-expected second half of this financial year, due in part to its work helping to support disaster relief work. The unexpected results mean that the global aviation services group has had to release a

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TRAXXALL Technologies welcomes industry veteran to sales team

TRAXXALL Technologies welcomes industry veteran to sales team

TRAXXALL Technologies has appointed Robert Brega (pictured) as its new regional sales director, Northeast. Brega has been tasked with developing new business within his territory for the aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system provider. Before joining TRAXALL, he spent

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Air Partner Remarketing sells Beechcraft King Air 200

Air Partner Remarketing sells Beechcraft King Air 200

Air Partner plc has announced the sale of 2009-vintage Beechcraft King Air 200 BB-2014. It acted as the exclusive remarketing agent for the seller, Air HH Luftverkehrsgesellschaft mbH Privat Jets. Managing director Tony Whitty said: “We are delighted to have

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Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

The private aviation sector grew more last year than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, with activity up 4% year-on-year in Europe. And this growth is set to continue in 2018, according to PrivateFly. The global private jet

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Invitation to a Burns Night dinner

Invitation to a Burns Night dinner

An invitation has gone out to celebrate Burns Night with a champagne reception and five-course meal, courtesy of the Aviation Supper Club. The Club is holding its Burns Night Aviation Supper Club on 24th January, at the Royal Air Force

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