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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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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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Aerion reveals new board of directors

Aerion reveals new board of directors

Supersonic jet manufacturer Aerion has reshuffled its board of directors – just two weeks after making four new executive hires. Aerion has added two Boeing executives to its board following that manufacturer’s partnership and investment in Aerion at the beginning

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Boeing invests in Aerion

Boeing invests in Aerion

Boeing has made a “significant investment” in budding supersonic-jet manufacturer Aerion, tapping into the re-emerging supersonic jet market. Lockheed Martin partnered with Aerion in 2017 to develop the AS2 supersonic business jet. Lockheed is no longer working on the project

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Boeing Launches Longest-Range Business Jet Ever with BBJ 777X

Boeing Launches Longest-Range Business Jet Ever with BBJ 777X

Boeing Business Jets (NYSE: BA) today announced it is launching the BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model that can fly more than half way around the world without stopping, farther than any business jet ever built. “Our most

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Boeing and Embraer joint venture does not include business aviation

Boeing and Embraer joint venture does not include business aviation

Boeing and Embraer have entered into a joint venture, which will see Boeing taking an 80% stake in the commercial aircraft business of Embraer. The deal does not include the business-aviation divisions of either company. “By forging this strategic partnership,

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Boeing BBJ 787: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Boeing BBJ 787: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Pros Being able to fly anywhere in the world without needing to refuel whilst traveling in pure luxury. Cons The aircraft is big and heavy, restricting its access to smaller airports. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Flying The 787 has the one of the

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Boeing BBJ 747-8: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Boeing BBJ 747-8: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Pros The BBJ 747-8 is the largest bizliner available and can fly between practically any two cities in the world. Owning a private jumbo jet is also a large status symbol and nothing will match a BBJ 747’s ramp presence.

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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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Trade Wars

Trade Wars

The biggest story in commercial aviation this week was the decision by Airbus to partner with Bombardier on the C-Series. The European manufacturer will be given 51% of the programme. The driving force for the deal is the near-300% tariff

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