Trump shows Boeing the Art of the Deal

Trump shows Boeing the Art of the Deal

In his seminal 1987 book Art of the Deal, Donald Trump outlined how he negotiated the purchase of a 727 from Diamond Shamrock, a Texan oil company. Yesterday, the President Elect demonstrated how to do it using Twitter. At 1.52pm

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ICAO CORSIA good for business jet operators

ICAO CORSIA good for business jet operators

Last Saturday more than 100 people died at London Heathrow Airport. OK, they did not actually die. But they did lie on the floor for a bit and pretend to be dead before going home. They prostrated themselves to protest about a

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The CJI Interview – Marco The CJI Interview: Marco Tulio Pellegrini, CEO, Embraer Executive Jets – Melbourne, FL, Sept 2016

The CJI Interview – Marco The CJI Interview: Marco Tulio Pellegrini, CEO, Embraer Executive Jets – Melbourne, FL, Sept 2016

How to stimulate growth into business aviation is a subject that comes up whenever industry people meet. Whether it is around a coffee table in a board room in Oklahoma, or during a late night baijiu session in Beijing it

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Business Aviation and World Trade

Business Aviation and World Trade

It will be of no comfort to sailors stuck on ships outside harbours, but the slowdown in world trade that brought about the collapse of Hanjin Shipping last week is also not good for business aviation. The World Trade Organization says that

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Não existe amor em SP

Não existe amor em SP

After the excitement of the Olympics it was always going to be hard for LABACE to keep it going.  The impeachment of Dilma Rousseff was also an unwelcome distraction. There was very little news this year. Even locally based manufacturer

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‘Embracing new technology’ – Jonny Nicol, Stratajet

‘Embracing new technology’ – Jonny Nicol, Stratajet

Jonny Nicol: Bringing an old-fashioned industry out of the dark ages. After a stint in the military I became a corporate freelance pilot, which, amongst other things, included flying private jets. This opened my eyes to the two huge gaping

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Something for next week

Something for next week

One of the most popular TED talks is focused on why people procrastinate. I have not actually got around to watching it yet, but Tim Urban, the presenter, apparently ends by arguing that we should all hurry up and not

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Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

Expert Opinion: Saudi Arabia’s new safety rules

With new safety rules coming into effect in Saudi Arabia on September 1, Clyde & Co partner Oliver Tebbit takes us through how the new rules will affect business aviation operations in the country, and how to ensure that you

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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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Stonebriar Sells Paper Planes

Stonebriar Sells Paper Planes

Banks still finance more deals than any type of financial institution – and there is no sign of this changing fast. But new bank regulations – including Basel III – have made business jet finance less attractive for some, like

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