Gama Aviation raising $67 million to expand

Gama Aviation raising $67 million to expand

With stock-markets stumbling around the world, this may not have been the greatest week to raise equity, but Gama Aviation – the business aviation company listed on the London Stock Exchange – has announced a £48 million ($67 million) capital

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Not feeling the blues at Corporate Jet Investor London 2018

Not feeling the blues at Corporate Jet Investor London 2018

January is not peak tourist season in Britain. London’s black cab drivers actually call the month “the kipper season.” This is because, in the past, the lack of passengers meant they can only afford smoked fish and not steak. (Anyone who

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New business jets need to be more than good, they also need to be lucky

New business jets need to be more than good, they also need to be lucky

As well as being a boom for local laser light suppliers and contemporary dance troupes (things that some manufacturers seem to think are as essential to a rollout as a runway) new aircraft launches are also good for aircraft salespeople.

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Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

Market growth, consolidation and cybercurrency: predictions for a challenging year

The private aviation sector grew more last year than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, with activity up 4% year-on-year in Europe. And this growth is set to continue in 2018, according to PrivateFly. The global private jet

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2018 – the business aviation year in preview

2018 – the business aviation year in preview

However you celebrate the New Year this weekend, it is humbling to know that you are following a tradition stretching back many millennia. Scottish archaeologists have found a lunar calendar dating back 10,000 years to the Mesolithic period (some 5000 years before

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2 x 5X = ?

2 x 5X = ?

Cancelling a business jet programme is never an easy decision to make, especially if the first aircraft has been built. And had its first flight. Bombardier faced this several years ago when it cancelled the LearJet 85. And earlier this

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Consolidation: The quest to improve operator margins

Consolidation: The quest to improve operator margins

In this article, Irena Deville, co-founder and CEO of digital purchasing platform Convolus, discusses the consolidation of the business aviation industry, and why that can be good for operators. She will be speaking at the CJI conference in London in

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A labour of love

A labour of love

Almost two years to the date that the HondaJet received its type certification from the US FAA, the Pilatus PC-24 received its type certificate this morning. Both aircraft could been seen as a labour of love for their designers. Michimasa

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Zetta Jet knocked out

Zetta Jet knocked out

The most hyped boxing match of 2017 was one between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor. Dubbed “the Money Fight”, it took place in Las Vegas in September. Viewers watching closely may have seen the infinity logo belonging to Zetta

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How Peak Day policies can impact which private jet card membership is right for you

How Peak Day policies can impact which private jet card membership is right for you

In the following article, Doug Gollan, founder and editor-in-chief of Private Jet Card Comparisons, explains why choosing the wrong private jet card programme can cost you tens of thousands of dollars in extra charges. When shopping for a private jet

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