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2016 deliveries lowest since 2004

2016 deliveries lowest since 2004

Last year the 10 (count them) business jet manufacturers delivered 661 business jets. It is the lowest figure since 2004 when customers took 591 aircraft. It is a 7.9% drop from 2015. This is worse than many expected. All of

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The need for speed

The need for speed

For busy executives, bankers and the rich and famous travelling between London and New York, the removal of Concorde from commercial service in 2003 was a major blow. For all its technical advancements and achievements, Concorde was a time machine.

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Embraer delivers first Argentina Phenom 100s

Embraer delivers first Argentina Phenom 100s

Embraer has delivered two Phenom 100 light jets to Argentina. It is the first time that aircraft has been operated in the country. Both aircraft are operating charter and private flights. “We are thrilled with the initial operations of the

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CJI Interview: Geoffery Cassidy, managing director, Zetta Jet

CJI Interview: Geoffery Cassidy, managing director, Zetta Jet

Corporate Jet Investor sat down with Geoffery Cassidy, managing director, Zetta Jet, during the recent MEBAA show in Dubai. Cassidy spoke about how the Middle East is an important market for Zetta Jet, along with the company’s future plans. He

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Global 7000 transfers to Wichita flight test centre

Global 7000 transfers to Wichita flight test centre

Global 7000 FTV1 has transferred to Bombardier’s Wichita flight test centre. According to flight tracking website Flightware.com, C-GLBO, msn 70001, departed Toronto’s Downsview Airport at 12:49 local time, and arrived at Wichita’s Dwight D Eisenhower National Airport at 14:59 local.

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Government of Poland orders two Gulfstream G550s

Government of Poland orders two Gulfstream G550s

According to a report by the Associated Press, the Government of Poland has placed an order for two Gulfstream G550s. The report states that the Government paid $108 million for both aircraft. Both aircraft are due to be delivered before

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Dassault hints at new Falcon launch in 2017

Dassault hints at new Falcon launch in 2017

Dassault Aviation’s chairman Éric Trappier has dropped the strongest hint yet that a new Falcon will be launched in 2017. Speaking to Corporate Jet Investor during the opening ceremony for the new Falcon service centre in Bordeaux, Trappier said he

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PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 first flight

The Bombardier Global 7000 flew for the first time on Friday November 4, 2016 from the manufacturers Toronto Downsview manufacturing facility. The flight lasted for two hours and 27 minutes, with the aircraft climbing to maximum altitude of 20,000 ft.

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Test: Which business jet are you?

Test: Which business jet are you?

Which business jet are you? Which business aircraft most suits your personality? Long range business jet like a G650ER You have a global outlook and are prepared to go far for deals or for adventure. You enjoy making a splash

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Lee Palm joins First Tennessee’s new structured equipment finance group

Lee Palm joins First Tennessee’s new structured equipment finance group

Lee Palm will head up First Tennessee Bank’s new structured equipment finance group. In his new role as as executive vice president and managing director of the new group, Palm will be based in Nashville along with most of the

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