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The other big winner at Wimbledon

The other big winner at Wimbledon

The biggest shock at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament this year was Sam Querry beating Novak Djokovic. Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion holds all four major titles and has won the last two Wimbledon tournaments. It is arguably one of

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CJI Asia 2016

CJI Asia 2016

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JetSmarter launches European corporate jet seat app

JetSmarter launches European corporate jet seat app

JetSmarter the Uber-style corporate jet booking service has launched its European JetShuttle service that will allow customers to book empty seats on private flights for as little as £150. Passengers will be able to search for vacant seats by tapping

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Bombardier permanently cans LearJet 85

Bombardier permanently cans LearJet 85

Bombardier has permanently cancelled its LearJet 85 program. The Canadian manufacturer made the announcement during its third quarter 2015 investor relations call. The company said earlier in 2015 that it was ‘pausing’ the program due to weak market conditions. During

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Global Jet Capital buys $2.5 billion GE Corporate Aircraft Finance portfolio

Global Jet Capital buys $2.5 billion GE Corporate Aircraft Finance portfolio

Global Jet Capital, the specialist business jet financier that launched last year, has bought GE’s $2.5 billion US corporate aircraft finance portfolio. The 16 people who work in GE’s corporate jet finance team will also move to Global Jet Capital.

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Flexjet takes its first Legacy 500 jet

Flexjet takes its first Legacy 500 jet

Embraer Executive Jets has delivered the first Flexjets Legacy 500 jet. “It’s a great privilege to have been selected by Flexjet for the expansion of its world-class fleet.” Marco Tulio Pellegrini, president & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets said: “It’s a

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Wheels Up lands up to $115 million in new capital

Wheels Up lands up to $115 million in new capital

Wheels Up has completed first closing on a capital raise of up to $115 million. The money has been invested through funds and trusts managed by T Rowe Price Associates, Fidelity Management and Research Company and NEA. Kenny Dichter, Wheels

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Flexjet to Introduce the Legacy 450 to fleet

Flexjet to Introduce the Legacy 450 to fleet

Flexjet will add a Embraer Legacy 450 midsized program to its current new-aircraft collection. “With the program being launched this month, Flexjet is offering a real-time solution to current and prospective owners in need of a more spacious, more capable

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Iran – the next big business jet market

Iran – the next big business jet market

Emad Sharghi, the founder and CEO of aircraft brokerage firm, Executive Aircraft Sales, likes living in different places. He and his wife have lived in the UK, the US and, for the last seven years, in the UAE. His children

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Iran: Sanctions and business jets

Iran: Sanctions and business jets

In April 2014 GE was given permission to meet with Iran Air and supply parts to 18 engines that it had originally delivered in the late 1970s. This deal, which took place under temporary sanction relief, was the first approved

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