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TapJets launching hail-a-jet app

As on operator of 10 business jets, Eugene Kesselman, CEO of TapJets, found it frustrating to have aircraft sitting at airports doing nothing whilst they waited to fly passengers back home. He looked at data and saw it was not

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Citation Longitude makes first flight

Citation Longitude makes first flight

The Cessna Citation Longitude has flown for the first time. The two hour two minute flight took off from Cessna’s East campus, Wichita’s Beechfield Airport. During the flight test pilots Ed Wenninger and Stuart Rogerson tested the Longitude’s flaps, landing

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Indonesia’s Premiair takes delivery of Legacy 500

Indonesia’s Premiair takes delivery of Legacy 500

Premiair has taken delivery of a Legacy 500, the second of the type in Asia. The Indonesia-based operator also took delivery of a Legacy 650 at the same time. Both aircraft will be managed on behalf of their owners and

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Dassault delivers first Falcon 8X

Dassault delivers first Falcon 8X

Dassault has delivered the first Falcon 8X. It was delivered to Greece-based Amjet as a replacement for their Falcon 7X. The aircraft is registered SX-CGR / msn 405. The delivery flight to Athens was flown by Amjet president Abakar Manany.

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Embraer flies first US assembled Legacy 450

Embraer flies first US assembled Legacy 450

The first US assembled Embraer Legacy 450 has flown for the first time from Embraer’s Melbourne Florida manufacturing facility. The aircraft is expected to be delivered to a US-based operator before the end of the year. “We are very satisfied

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Zetta Jet adds Global 6000

Zetta Jet adds Global 6000

Singapore’s Zetta Jet has added a Bombardier Global 6000 to its growing charter fleet. The aircraft will be based at the operator’s North America hub in Los Angeles. “Zetta Jet is thrilled to welcome our next Global 6000 business jet to

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Embraer delivers Phenom 300 to Across Jet

Embraer delivers Phenom 300 to Across Jet

Embraer has delivered a new Phenom 300 to Mexican operator Across Jet. The aircraft is registered XA-FLA with the manufacturers serial number 361. The delivery is part of a 23 aircraft order that was announced by Embraer in May. “We

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Embraer to deliver Legacy 450 & 500 to Russia before end of year

Embraer to deliver Legacy 450 & 500 to Russia before end of year

Embraer will deliver a Legacy 450 as well as a Legacy 500 to Russian customers before the end of the year. The Brazilian manufacturers regional director of sales for Russia and the CIS Nikolai Goloviznin told Russian business aviation news

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First Russian Falcon 8X to be delivered in 2017

First Russian Falcon 8X to be delivered in 2017

Dassault will deliver its first Russian Falcon 8X during 2017. The new Falcon tri-jet received US and European certifications earlier in 2016, and is expected to deliver to its first customers in the coming few weeks. According to Dassault there

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Bombardier registers first Global 7000

Bombardier registers first Global 7000

The first Bombardier Global 7000 has appeared on the Canadian aircraft registry. The aircraft is listed as experimental, with a model number of BD-700-2A12. A search of the Transport Canada online registration shows that the aircraft has been registered as

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