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Greenpoint gains a Boeing 787 patent

Greenpoint gains a Boeing 787 patent

Greenpoint Technologies has received a patent for a Boeing 787-floor structure system design. The patent’s scope is for a 787-flooring system which consists of a floor panel, two seat tracks and an intercostal that spans between and attaches to the

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DC Aviation Malta gains Air Operator Certificate

DC Aviation Malta gains Air Operator Certificate

DC Aviation (Malta) has received its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Transport Malta Civil Aviation Directorate. Capt Charles Pace (left) , director general of Civil Aviation of Transport Malta with Stanley Bugeja (right), managing director of DC Aviation Malta

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XOJET appoints Perella Weinberg Partners

XOJET appoints Perella Weinberg Partners

XOJET, the US private aviation company, has appointed Perella Weinberg Partners to advise on strategic options — including its possible sale.  Perella Weinberg Partners is looking at a range of options including a capital raise, merger, the sale of the

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PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 FTV5 first flight

PICTURES: Bombardier Global 7000 FTV5 first flight

The fifth Bombardier Global 7000 (msn 70005 / C-GLBG prototype flew for the first time on January 30, 2018. Local photographer Frederick K. Larkin was at Toronto’s Downsview Airport on the day and sent Corporate Jet Investor a series of

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Wichita approves Textron Aviation $434 million industrial revenue bonds LoI

Wichita approves Textron Aviation $434 million industrial revenue bonds LoI

Wichita City Council has approved a letter of intent (LoI) to issue $434 million in industrial revenue bonds to Textron Aviation. The bonds will be due over a five-year period, with Textron saying the will use $24 million of the

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TAG Aviation Europe expands in France

TAG Aviation Europe expands in France

Victoire Totah has joined TAG Aviation Europe as the new business development director for the French region. In this new role, she will be responsible for the development and growth of aircraft management and charter opportunities within France, Monaco and

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Windsor Capital acquires stake in Farnborough Aircraft Interiors

Windsor Capital acquires stake in Farnborough Aircraft Interiors

Windsor Capital is the new name of the investment vehicle set up by Dave Edwards, Glen Heavens, and Tom Wells. Although the company has been operating for a year, it has already made several strategic acquisitions, including aviation recruitment firm

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Unexploded World War II bomb closed London City Airport

Unexploded World War II bomb closed London City Airport

London City Airport was closed in the early hours of Monday, February 12, following the nearby discovery of an unexploded World War bomb. The discovery was made during exploratory works prior the extension of the airport’s terminal. Although the airport

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Clay Lacy expands east coast operation, adds 10 new charter jets in first quarter

Clay Lacy expands east coast operation, adds 10 new charter jets in first quarter

Clay Lacy, the Los Angeles-based charter and management specialists, will be expanding its east coast presence during the first quarter of 2018, as well as adding 10 new jets to its charter fleet. The new aircraft will be joining the

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New Heritage Capital invests in Flying Colours

New Heritage Capital invests in Flying Colours

Private equity firm New Heritage Capital has invested in Flying Colours, the Canadian privately owned aircraft maintenance and modification company. Flying Colours will use the cash to grow its operations – including   building new hangars, offering new services and by

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