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550 not out

550 not out

When Gulfstream introduced the G500 and G600 in October 2014, they said that the new aircraft were not meant to replace the G450 and G550. Instead they are the beginning of a new product family, and the market would decide

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Falcon Five X Flies

Falcon Five X Flies

When Dassault rolled out the first Falcon 5X in June 2015, those invited were treated to a show where dancers used a series of mirrors to create a shape that when viewed from above, turned into the letter X. After

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Gulfstream G500 vs Dassault Falcon 5X vs Bombardier Global 5000

Gulfstream G500 vs Dassault Falcon 5X vs Bombardier Global 5000

First, a disclaimer (and it’s one we use every time): “A paper aircraft can always beat a real aircraft when you compare them,” says the head of one aircraft manufacturer. “Until an aircraft is flying, it is unfair to compare

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The price is right

The price is right

In a recent article on the FT website, business jet broker Colibri Aircraft says that there has never been a better time to buy an aircraft. They also say that prices are at an all-time low. They compared the average

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Nike’s latest G550 emerges from paintshop

Nike’s latest G550 emerges from paintshop

Nike’s new G550 N3546 at Long Beach, California (Photo: Michael Carter) Nike’s latest Gulfstream G550 has broken cover at Long Beach Airport. Registered as N3546 / MSN 5421, the aircraft was originally built and delivered in 2013 to Nissan North

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VVIP aircraft interiors: Some of the best designs and features available now

VVIP aircraft interiors: Some of the best designs and features available now

VVIP jets are the largest corporate jets available to buy – and also the most expensive. VVIP jets use the same airframe as commercial aircraft- but the key difference between a commercial aircraft and a VVIP jet is the interior.

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easyJet partners with Signature for private Luton check-in

easyJet partners with Signature for private Luton check-in

Passengers travelling on easyJet from London’s Luton Airport will now be able to check-in for their flight using the Signature Flight Support facilities. Passengers using the service will be able to use the FBO as if they were flying on

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Chinese business jet buyers no longer need government approval for B- aircraft

Chinese business jet buyers no longer need government approval for B- aircraft

China’s CAAC has abolished a rule stating that Chinese buyers needed to gain government approval before buying and registering business jets on the local B- registry. The change in rules, which affects both new and pre-owned sales, came into effect

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CJI Weekly podcast #3 – Friday March 3

CJI Weekly podcast #3 – Friday March 3

The focus of this weeks’ podcast is Flexjet, who introduced their new Nextant 400XTi to brokers and the media at Farnborough Airport. We spoke to Ray Jones, international managing director, who explained what Flexjet will be offering in Europe, as

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Video: Second Global 7000 flies for the first time

Video: Second Global 7000 flies for the first time

The second Bombardier Global 7000 has flown for the first time. Global 7000 msn 70002 / C-GBLB took off from the manufacturers Toronto Downsview facility at 10:53 on Sunday March 5 for its 4 hour, 28 minute first flight. The

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