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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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Jet Aviation provides ground handling services in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jet Aviation provides ground handling services in Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

September 18, 2018 – Jet Aviation has received authorisation from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia to provide handling services at Prince Abdul Mohsin Bin Abdulaziz Regional Airport in Yanbu, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Jet Aviation is

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Saudi shake-up

Saudi shake-up

Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (MbS) – crown prince, first deputy prime minister, president of the Council for Economic and Development Affairs and minister of defence of Saudi Arabia, has only been in his many roles since June last

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Business jets used as payment to Saudi government by Ritz-Carlton detainees

Business jets used as payment to Saudi government by Ritz-Carlton detainees

Several business jets have been given to the Saudi Arabian government as settlement by individuals who were detained in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton as part of a so-called anti-corruption crackdown. Around 200 business people and members of the Saudi royal family

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Many Saudi-owned aircraft still grounded after Ritz-Carlton crackdown

Many Saudi-owned aircraft still grounded after Ritz-Carlton crackdown

Much of the Saudi Arabian business jet fleet is still grounded following so-called anti-corruption arrests in November. Around 200 business people and members of the Saudi royal family were detained in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton late in the evening on November

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New Saudi AOC deadline fast approaching

New Saudi AOC deadline fast approaching

New rules requiring aircraft owners to register their aircraft under an Aircraft Operators Certificate (AOC) are due to come into effect in Saudi Arabia on March 1st. The new rules cover all business aircraft based in the country, regardless of

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Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

With new safety rules coming into effect in Saudi Arabia on September 1, Clyde & Co partner Oliver Tebbit takes us through how the new rules will affect business aviation operations in the country, and how to ensure that you

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NAS-ExecuJet expands Riyadh FBO

NAS-ExecuJet expands Riyadh FBO

NAS-ExecuJet has expanded its Royal Terminal FBO at King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh. Execujet has two FBOs at Riyadh Airport. In addition to the Royal Terminal used by government dignitaries and VVIPs, the company also has facilities in the airport’s

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Aruba and Saudi Arabia signs ICAO agreement

Aruba and Saudi Arabia signs ICAO agreement

The Department of Civil Aviation of Aruba (DCA) and General Authority of Civil Aviation of Saudi Arabia (GACA), has signed an ICAO 83bis agreement. Aruban registered aircraft are now able to operate under a Saudi AOC’s issued by GACA. Arabasco

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Jet Aviation appoints Alain Champonnois in Saudi Arabia

Jet Aviation appoints Alain Champonnois in Saudi Arabia

Alain Champonnois takes over as Jet Aviation’s new vice president and general manager in Saudi Arabia Jet Aviation has announced that Alain Champonnois will leave Skyservice Business Aviation to join the company as the new vice president and general manager

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