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Former Embraer Executive Jets salesman admits bribery charges

Former Embraer Executive Jets salesman admits bribery charges

Former Embraer Executive Jets VP of sales and marketing Colin Steven has admitted bribing a Saudi Arabian official to win a $93 million contract. He has also admitted receiving a kickback as part of the deal, for three new Embraer

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My Sky named “One to Watch” during 2018

My Sky named “One to Watch” during 2018

Business aviation financial control company My Sky has got the year off to a flying start, with its inclusion in a list of European countries to watch during 2018. My Sky has been named as “One to Watch” in Europe

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Dedicated service and commitment to safety recognised

Dedicated service and commitment to safety recognised

The “dedicated service and commitment to aviation safety” of former Federal Aviation Authority administrator Michael Huerta has been praised by the National Business Aviation Association. Huerta (pictured) left his post as the head of the FAA at the weekend, after

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New leadership forum discusses opportunities for women within aviation

New leadership forum discusses opportunities for women within aviation

Attracting, retaining and promoting women within general aviation is the theme of a new leadership forum being held at the end of this month. The International Aviation Women’s Association is running its inaugural general aviation leadership forum at the Boca

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TAG Farnborough Airport launches this year’s Flying Scholarship

TAG Farnborough Airport launches this year’s Flying Scholarship

TAG Farnborough Airport has launched this year’s TAG Flying Scholarship. The annual programme, run under the auspices of the Honourable Company of Air Pilots’ scholarship scheme, enables one person to get his or her private pilot’s licence. It is part

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Traveller enjoys unexpected private jet experience

Traveller enjoys unexpected private jet experience

A woman got an unexpected taste of travel on a private jet earlier this week, when she was the only passenger on board her flight following a booking mix-up. The woman, identified as Beth, posted a picture of the empty

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Cessna Citation XLS+ joins Luxaviation UK fleet

Cessna Citation XLS+ joins Luxaviation UK fleet

Luxaviation UK is adding a Cessna Citation XLS+ to its charter fleet. The aircraft (G-GAAL) will be based at London Luton Airport with a fulltime crew, making it available for last-minute charters. Luxaviation UK, part of the Luxaviation Group, says

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Flying Colours Corp begins new five-year painting contract

Flying Colours Corp begins new five-year painting contract

Flying Colours Corp has got off to a flying start with a new contract to paint more than 200 centre fuselage sections for Bombardier aircraft. The Canadian MRO company has begun fulfilling a five-year contract with MHI Canada Aerospace Inc

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Embraer and Boeing explore “potential combination”

Embraer and Boeing explore “potential combination”

Embraer and Boeing have announced that they are discussing a possible partnership. In a brief statement on their websites, the two companies confirmed that they are “engaged in discussions regarding a potential combination”. Newswire Bloomberg has reported that, according to

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BBA Aviation appoints new CEO

BBA Aviation appoints new CEO

Mark Johnstone has been appointed group chief executive of BBA Aviation plc. Currently the business and general aviation services provider’s president and chief operating officer of its engine repair and overhaul division, Johnstone (pictured) will take up his new role

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