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CIBAS 2016 postponed

CIBAS 2016 postponed

The 2016 edition of the China International Business Aviation has postponed, until June 2017. The show was due to be held at Beijing’s Capital Airport between August 30 and September 1. A statement on the organizers website says that the

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Flexjet adds first Legacy 450

Flexjet adds first Legacy 450

US fractional operator Flexjet has taken delivery of its first Embraer Legacy 450 business jet. The aircraft is one of five that the Cleveland based operator is expecting to take delivery of before the end of 2016. Legacy 450 N405FX

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Data in the dumps

Data in the dumps

At the end of every quarter, the General Aviation Manufacturing Association collates delivery reports from the aircraft manufacturers and puts out a state of the industry release. This used to be a unique source of information. The association would drill

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Private Jet Partners launch Tampa based jet brokerage

Private Jet Partners launch Tampa based jet brokerage

Private Jet Partners, LLC, a business jet brokerage firm headed by veteran aircraft sales executive L. Tyler Reid, has commenced operations. The new firm is based in an office tower opposite Tampa International Airport. Reid, previously the sales director for

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Frank Neal joins Traxxall Technologies

Frank Neal joins Traxxall Technologies

Former Gulfstream CMP aircraft maintenance analyst Frank Neal has joined Traxxall Technologies as a maintenance analyst. Neal will focus on current Gulfstream operators who already use Traxxall Technlogies maintenance tracking systems, as well bringing new business into the company. “We

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Gulfstream flies first production G500

Gulfstream flies first production G500

The first production Gulfstream G500 has flown for the first time from the manufacturers Savannah homebase. Registered as N505GD / 72005, it is the first G500 to be fitted with a full production interior. Gulfstream say that the aircraft will

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Flexjet acquires Flairjet from Marshall

Flexjet acquires Flairjet from Marshall

Flexjet has acquired Birmingham UK based charter and management company Flairjet, giving the Directional Aviation Capital company the AOC it needs to begin European operations. Flexjet originally announced their intentions to enter Europe with the acquisition of a locally based

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Falcon backlog drops to 87 aircraft

Falcon backlog drops to 87 aircraft

Dassault’s Falcon backlog dropped to 87 aircraft following a first half year that saw 11 Falcon 5X order cancellations. During the first half of 2016, Dassault received orders for 22 Falcon orders, but the net adjusted sales amounted to 15

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ONE Aviation release details of Eclipse 550 ‘Canada’

ONE Aviation release details of Eclipse 550 ‘Canada’

ONE Aviation has added a new version to its Eclipse 550 family. Codenamed Canada, the new aircraft features an increased wingspan and a boost in range over the standard equipped Eclipse 550. The wing of the Canada has been increased

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Qatar Executive doubles up on G650ERs, drops Globals

Qatar Executive doubles up on G650ERs, drops Globals

Qatar Airways business jet division Qatar Executive will dump its Bombardier fleet in favour of operating more Gulfstream aircraft. The Doha based operator placed an order for three additional G650ERs on the first day of the Farnborough Air Show. The

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