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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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US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

US government imposes 220% import tariff on Bombardier

Bombardier’s corporate bonds have suffered the sharpest drop in more than two years following the US government’s decision to impose a 220% tariff on its passenger aircraft. The US Department of Commerce yesterday announced its preliminary decision to instruct the

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Jet Aviation redelivers refurbished BBJ1

Jet Aviation redelivers refurbished BBJ1

Jet Aviation recently redelivered a refurbished Boeing BBJ1, which was completed in conjunction with a scheduled C-1 maintenance inspection. The BBJ1 had been out of service for a number of years before it was sold to the owner. The same

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Aeronexus marks Boeing 767-300ER first anniversary operations

Aeronexus marks Boeing 767-300ER first anniversary operations

Aeronexus is celebrating the first anniversary of its VIP Boeing 767-300ER operations. Since founders Gavin Harrison and Sven Petersen introduced the B767-300ER to the Aeronexus fleet in February 2016, the aircraft has accomplished a busy year of diverse charter activity.

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