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Vedder Price expands London Global Transportation Finance Practice

Vedder Price expands London Global Transportation Finance Practice

Attorney Dylan Potter has joined Vedder Price in London as a partner in its Global Transportation Finance group. Potter advises on a broad range of financing, leasing, capital markets and fund products involving commercial and corporate aviation, shipping, satellites, utilities

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Business aviation finance could be attracting more private investors

Business aviation finance could be attracting more private investors

More private investors could be entering the business aviation finance sector, in a bid to get a better return than the money markets are offering, according to one finance provider. Global Jet Capital, which is itself capitalised by three global

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Gama Aviation and CASL receive FAA maintenance approval

Gama Aviation and CASL receive FAA maintenance approval

Gama Aviation Hutchison (Hong Kong) has announced that its maintenance partner CASL has received FAA approval of an ops spec at Hong Kong International Airport. The two companies became partners earlier this year, with Gama acting as sales agent for

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National Jets weathers Hurricane Irma, and praises staff

National Jets weathers Hurricane Irma, and praises staff

National Jets has praised the dedication and selflessness of its staff following Hurricane Irma. The Fort Lauderdale-based jet charter, management and maintenance company was on the edges of last week’s category five storm, and managed to come through it more

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Thomas Koehli is new CEO at Nomad Aviation

Thomas Koehli is new CEO at Nomad Aviation

Nomad Aviation has promoted Thomas Koehli (pictured) to the position of chief executive officer. He starts his new role on 1st October and will lead Nomad Aviation’s management team. He also retains his role leading the charter sales and ground

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Luxury yacht market growth fuels private jet demand

Luxury yacht market growth fuels private jet demand

Growing demand for yachts is fuelling a similar growth in demand for private jet travel, says GlobeAir. The company was a sponsor of last week’s Cannes Yachting Festival, which starts the European boat show season, and said that private jets

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Lilium gets $90 million series B funding for five-seat electric aircraft

Lilium gets $90 million series B funding for five-seat electric aircraft

Lilium has received $90 million in Series B funding to help it launch a five-seater electric-powered vertical take-off jet. “This investment is a tremendously important step for Lilium as it enables us to make the five-seat jet a reality,” said

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Steve Bull joins TAG Farnborough as new customer support director

Steve Bull joins TAG Farnborough as new customer support director

TAG Aviation Farnborough has appointed Steve Bull as customer support director for its Tag Aviation Farnborough Maintenance Services centre (TFMS). He will take up his new role next month, and will be responsible for all aspects of customer support interface.

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ExcelAire adds new Legacy 600 fitted with Gogo AVANCE L5

ExcelAire adds new Legacy 600 fitted with Gogo AVANCE L5

ExcelAire has added a new Legacy 600 business jet, one of the first private jets worldwide to be equipped with the latest Gogo Business Aviation wireless solution, Gogo AVANCE L5. The new AVANCE L5 system will operate on the Gogo

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Business aviation consultant is made an expert witness

Business aviation consultant is made an expert witness

Business aviation consultant Roland McKay has been appointed as an expert witness for aircraft value assessment in Germany. He was sworn in by Dr Christian Hinsch, president of the Hannover Chamber of Commerce and Industry, at a special ceremony during

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