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A beginner’s guide to NBAA BACE in Las Vegas

A beginner’s guide to NBAA BACE in Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas. The city where people go to win. In business aviation terms that means attending National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA) Las Vegas Business Aviation Convention and Annual Expo (BACE) rather than gambling on the Strip. The idea is

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Air Partner’s profit up 35% as company continues to diversify from broking

Air Partner’s profit up 35% as company continues to diversify from broking

Air Partner’s underlying profit was up 34.4% for the six months ending in July 2017 to £18.1 million. This was helped by commercial aircraft charter where sales were up 44% including strong demand for sports team charter. Underlying profit from

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Silveroak Legal launches fixed fees for offshore aircraft deals

Silveroak Legal launches fixed fees for offshore aircraft deals

Silveroak Legal, the Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands and Nevis law firm, has launched a fixed fee product for aircraft transactions. “Offshore legal work lends itself very well to 100% fixed fees as it is possible to be relatively certain

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As the crow flies

As the crow flies

The English idiom ‘As the Crow flies’ has no direct translation into Chinese. Instead the country often uses the expression 直线距离. Literally translated this means straight line distance. No mention of flying. Or Crows. This might not come as a

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Celebrity-backed US jet charter company BlackJet ceases trading

Celebrity-backed US jet charter company BlackJet ceases trading

BlackJet the Florida-headquartered private jet charter service backed by celebrities including Jay-Z and Ashton Kutcher has closed its doors. In an email sent to members of the service that was that was also backed by Uber co-founder and chairman Garrett

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European Aviation Safety Agency sets up drone safety taskforce

European Aviation Safety Agency sets up drone safety taskforce

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has created a task force to assess the risk of a collision between unmanned drones and aircraft. The taskforce will review all relevant occurrences reported within European member states and analyse existing studies on

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Satcom launches the SD WiFi Hub in-cabin communications device

Satcom launches the SD WiFi Hub in-cabin communications device

Aircraft communications specialist Satcom Direct has launched the SD WiFi Hub an enhancement to the company’s Satcom Direct Router (SDRTM). The SD WiFi Hub serves as the onboard router and delivers many Satcom Direct services to the cabin, including Globa

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HondaJet enters European market with first aircraft delivery

HondaJet enters European market with first aircraft delivery

Honda Aircraft Company has delivered its first HondaJet into Europe. The announcement was made during a ceremonial delivery at AERO 2016. The first HondaJet to enter service in Europe will be operated by Rheinland Air Service the exclusive HondaJet dealer

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TAG Aviation restructures its charter team to provide greater sales focus

TAG Aviation restructures its charter team to provide greater sales focus

TAG Aviation has streamlined its charter structure to provide greater focus on and resources to its sales organisation and “advance both the growth of its aircraft management fleet and the development of more direct charter clients”, according to the company.

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Presidential candidate frontrunner Trump’s campaign trail jet is unregistered

Presidential candidate frontrunner Trump’s campaign trail jet is unregistered

Republican presidential candidate front runner and man who famously insists he gets things done Donald Trump is flying around the US campaign trail in an unregistered corporate jet. The Cessna 750 Citation X jet’s registration expired on 31 January 2016

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