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SyberJet SJ30i’s maiden flight

SyberJet SJ30i’s maiden flight

The SyberJet SJ30i has flown for the first time, although the firm did not announce details on how long the flight lasted. Nonetheless the photo accompanying the press release showed tail number N50SJ. According to flight-tracking website FlightAware.com N50SJ flew

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UK government says Isle of Man did not break VAT rules on aircraft imports

UK government says Isle of Man did not break VAT rules on aircraft imports

A UK government report says that allegations following the leak of the so-called Paradise Papers where false and that the Isle of Man did not break rules regarding VAT on business jets. The UK Treasury says that the Isle of

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Russia has created an exemption from import VAT for business jets – What’s next?

Russia has created an exemption from import VAT for business jets – What’s next?

Russia has during 2019 taken the first two most important steps to create normal market conditions for the development of civil aviation in Russia. Step one was to shut down the use of foreign-registered aircraft that were not customs cleared

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Sino Jet  wins big at World Travel Awards

Sino Jet wins big at World Travel Awards

Sino Jet, the Hong Kong-based charter and management company, won two awards at the recent World Travel Awards (WTA). Alongside the award for China’s leading charter operator, the company also won the award for Asia’s leading charter operator. This year’s

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AirX will be the world’s largest Lineage operator

AirX will be the world’s largest Lineage operator

AirX, the UK-based charter specialist, is adding two further Embraer Lineage 1000s to its fleet, making it the largest operator of the type in the world. For John Matthews, AirX CEO, building up a fleet of Lineage 1000s is a

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UK says EASA will not recognise all UK CAA approvals and certificates after no-deal Brexit

UK says EASA will not recognise all UK CAA approvals and certificates after no-deal Brexit

A report issued by the UK government says that European Aviation Safety Agency will no longer automatically recognise all aviation safety certificates and approvals issued by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) if there is a no-deal Brexit on October

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‘EU operators can fly to UK if No Deal Brexit’: UK government

‘EU operators can fly to UK if No Deal Brexit’: UK government

The UK government says that all European airlines – including holders of Air Operator Certificates that operate business jets – will be able to fly into the UK even after a no-deal Brexit. A 155-page No-Deal Readiness Report published today

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US private jet charter up at Air Partner, but down in Europe and UK

US private jet charter up at Air Partner, but down in Europe and UK

Air Partner, the charter and aviation consulting company, grew its private jet charter gross profit by 10% to £6 million ($7.38 million) during the first half of its financial year ending on July 31, 2019 compared to the same six

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Macquarie acquires Farnborough Airport

Macquarie acquires Farnborough Airport

Macquarie Infrastructure & Real Assets (“MIRA”) has acquired Farnborough Airport from TAG Aviation, through its Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 6. Although the terms of the transaction have not yet been disclosed, Macquarie has acquired 100% of the shares in the

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Philippine Air Force orders Gulfstream G280

Philippine Air Force orders Gulfstream G280

The Philippine Air Force has placed and order with Gulfstream for a G280, which the manufacturer says will be used in a command-and-control role. It is believed that the G280 will operate for the 250th presidential airlift wing, based in

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