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China’s year of the dog

China’s year of the dog

The Chinese zodiac runs on a 12-year cycle. This year, 2018, is the year of the Dog. The last time it was the year of the Dog was in 2006. Back in 2006 we were almost reaching the height of

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Country Profile: Vietnam

Country Profile: Vietnam

Nestled on the far eastern side of the Indochina peninsula in southeast Asia, Vietnam is unfortunately best known for the Vietnam war of the 1960s and 1970s. The country can trace its history back as far as 939, when the

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Asia accounted for a quarter of Gulfstream sales in third quarter

Asia accounted for a quarter of Gulfstream sales in third quarter

General Dynamics says that a quarter of all Gulfstream sales during the third quarter of 2017 were to customers in Asia. The comments were made by Jason Aiken, chief financial officer of General Dynamics, Gulfstream’s parent company. “Our core continues

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AsBAA extends reach into the Philippines

AsBAA extends reach into the Philippines

The Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) has created a new chapter in the Philippines, and appointed Max Motschmann to the Board of Governors. Motschmann, the CEO of International Jet Management Asia, will begin his new role overseeing the establishment of

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Hong Kong opens up more night-time business aviation slots

Hong Kong opens up more night-time business aviation slots

Hong Kong International Airport has opened up more slots for business jets wanting to use the airport at night. Four additional night slots have become available between the hours of 16:00 and 20:59 UTC. When converted into the local time

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New Metrojet CEO to focus on controlled growth

New Metrojet CEO to focus on controlled growth

Gary Dolski, the new CEO of Metrojet, says that the company will focus on controlled growth going forward. Dolski (pictured) joined Metrojet earlier in 2017 as the managing director of its aircraft management division, having previously been the vice president

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New Asian Sky Group report says more infrastructure is needed

New Asian Sky Group report says more infrastructure is needed

A new report by Asian Sky Group (ASG) highlights the need for improved business aviation infrastructure in the region. “ASG’s Infrastructure Report highlights one of the industry’s greatest challenges,” said MD Jeffrey Lowe. “Within the next two years alone, Beijing,

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CJI post EBACE podcast – Friday June 9, 2017

CJI post EBACE podcast – Friday June 9, 2017

… Or the one where we probably talked about Qatar too much. In this weeks’ podcast we talk a lot about Qatar. Following some allegations that the country sponsors terrorism, which Qatar says is entirely untrue, several gulf nations cut

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Corporate Jet Investor Asia 2017 Live – Day 1

Corporate Jet Investor Asia 2017 Live – Day 1

Welcome to Corporate Jet Investor’s coverage of our Asia conference, coming to you live from the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore. We have already run highly sucessful conferences in London and Dubai this year and now we are returning to Asia

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Market analysis: South-east Asian growth

Market analysis: South-east Asian growth

NOTE: The original version of this post first appeared in April 2014. It has now been revisited and revised to include updated GDP growth figures, as well the latest fleet and delivery data from JETNET, LLC. Business jet manufacturers are

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