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Honda Aircraft delivers first HondaJet Elite to Canadian customer

Honda Aircraft delivers first HondaJet Elite to Canadian customer

The handover on 15 April to a private owner and first-time Honda Aircraft customer came five days after the light business jet received certification from Transport Canada. The aircraft has yet to appear on the registry of C-prefixed aircraft, however.

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CJI Dubai wrap

CJI Dubai wrap

Last year, Middle Eastern operators warned that 2018 would be a tough year. Unfortunately, they were right. With political uncertainty in Saudi Arabia and the ongoing blockade in Qatar, two key markets were hit. At Corporate Jet Investor Dubai 2019

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‘Air Cocaine’ smugglers sentenced after week-long trial

‘Air Cocaine’ smugglers sentenced after week-long trial

A French court has sentenced seven men to terms of up to 18 years of prison last week. Of them, two former air force pilots were given six-year terms. Dubbed the ‘Air Cocaine’ case, it began six years ago when

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CJI Live: Dubai 2019

CJI Live: Dubai 2019

 

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King Lear(jet)

King Lear(jet)

Zenith Aviation, the company headed by Stuart Mulholland as managing director, has been in operation at Biggin Hill for the past six years. And it prides itself not only as being the sole operator of Learjet (75) aircraft in the

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Dassault expands Falcon presence In Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region

Dassault expands Falcon presence In Malaysia and the Asia Pacific region

Dassault Aviation is acquiring ExecuJet’s maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business at Subang Airport in a move that will considerably reinforce its aftermarket support capability in Southeast Asia. ExecuJet Malaysia is part of ExecuJet’s global MRO network, which Dassault agreed

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Electric Feel

Electric Feel

In 2019, the word ‘revolution’ placed before anything can have several, obvious socio-political connotations. So, when Revolution.Aero Europe launched in London this week, the delegates were in for a treat. It wasn’t a revolution in the traditional or political sense

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International Women’s Day: Q&A with Wendy Martin

International Women’s Day: Q&A with Wendy Martin

CJI spoke with Wendy Martin, Head of College, Stansted Airport College. Stansted Airport College, which opened last September, is the UK’s first and only all-round aviation further-education institute. As the name suggests, the college is located near London’s Stansted Airport,

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Dassault tries to land New Zealand government Falcon 8X sales

Dassault tries to land New Zealand government Falcon 8X sales

Dassault is flying one its Falcon 8X aircraft to New Zealand’s capital Auckland in hopes of selling one or two aircraft to the NZ Defence Force for VIP transport. That is according to a report in the New Zealand Herald,

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Oriens Aviation extends service to Pilatus PC-24

Oriens Aviation extends service to Pilatus PC-24

Last week, Oriens Aviation announced that it had signed a contract with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd., extending its exclusive UK and Ireland Authorised Pilatus Service centre at London’s Biggin Hill Airport to the PC-24 — the Super Versatile Jet. It is

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