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Exclusive: Business jet crew ‘was complicit’ in alleged drug smuggling between Europe and South America

Exclusive: Business jet crew ‘was complicit’ in alleged drug smuggling between Europe and South America

The Gulfstream V was pictured on airport security cameras.   Members of the crew of a business jet impounded during a drugs raid at a major European airport in May are alleged to have been complicit in the smuggling of

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New Desert Jet CEO ‘aims to make the business a small giant’

New Desert Jet CEO ‘aims to make the business a small giant’

Desert Jet’s new CEO Jared Fox is on a mission. His aim is to focus his decades of aviation experience – spanning fixed-base operations, airport management, jet charter, aircraft management and consultancy – to expand the Desert Jet brand. “My

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Business jet seized after international law enforcement agencies stage drug raids

Business jet seized after international law enforcement agencies stage drug raids

These low-resolution images of the business jet involved in one of the drugs raids were supplied by Europol. A business jet has been seized as part of an international action, co-ordinated by Europol and the US Drug Enforcement Administration, to

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Business jet option offered to 700 trainee pilots in new CAE cadet pilot training plan

Business jet option offered to 700 trainee pilots in new CAE cadet pilot training plan

Cadet pilots can choose to train on Challenger 300s and Citation Xs. More than 700 new professional pilots are to be offered the option of training on business jets, as part of CAE’s new cadet training plan for Southwest Airlines’s

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Exclusive: Hamish Harding on his world record-breaking circumnavigation flight

Exclusive: Hamish Harding on his world record-breaking circumnavigation flight

The Gulfstream crew pictured on the ramp at the Kennedy Space Center after their record-breaking flight. Fifty years ago this weekend, the five-year old Hamish Harding watched astronaut Neil Armstrong take his first steps on the moon, pictured on his

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Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER smashes World Circumnavigation Speed Record

Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER smashes World Circumnavigation Speed Record

An international team led by Action Aviation chairman Hamish Harding and astronaut Terry Virts is celebrating after smashing the World Circumnavigation Speed Record in a flight, made in a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of

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New charter app from Vertis Aviation attracts users worldwide

New charter app from Vertis Aviation attracts users worldwide

The new charter app from Vertis Aviation, which offers charter quotes, empty leg alerts and seat-only booking options, has attracted more than 100 users worldwide since its launch in May. The Switzerland-based charter specialist reported a growing demand for digital

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British pilots set to break world record to spotlight GA’s business contribution

British pilots set to break world record to spotlight GA’s business contribution

UK pilots Mike Roberts and Nicholas Rogers are awaiting confirmation of their World Record-breaking flight to 16 countries in 24 hours, made to highlight the contribution of general aviation airfields to British business and leisure. Flying school owner Mike Roberts

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