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Labour’s planned UK private jet ban will not fly

Labour’s planned UK private jet ban will not fly

The UK today demonstrated that the single biggest threat to business aviation worldwide is environmental regulation. Today the Shadow Transport Secretary (the official opposition to the actual Transport Minister) has suggested that the UK should ban all traditional private jet

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UK Labour Party considering banning private jet flights by 2025

UK Labour Party considering banning private jet flights by 2025

The UK Labour Party has said that it will consider banning non-electric private jet flights from 2025. The party is hoping to be in government after the general election on December 12. Andy McDonald, the shadow transport secretary tweeted:  “The

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Swapping carbon – using carbon offsets

Swapping carbon – using carbon offsets

You may not have realised it, but lots of aircraft manufacturers are not particularly fond of their rivals. So, when they are all agreeing on something – as they did on sustainable aviation fuel at NBAA-BACE last week – it

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VIDEO: Mike Silvestro discusses the Flexjet order for 16 Gulfstream G700s

VIDEO: Mike Silvestro discusses the Flexjet order for 16 Gulfstream G700s

In the latest CJI Interview, CJI’s co-founder and editor-in-chief Alasdair Whyte sits down with Michael Silvestro, CEO, Flexjet to talk about the company’s recent orders and expansion. The interview takes place on the side-lines of the 2019 National Business Aviation

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Aircraft comparison: Gulfstream G700 versus Bombardier Global 7500

Aircraft comparison: Gulfstream G700 versus Bombardier Global 7500

We always start our aircraft comparisons with a disclaimer, and this time is no different. The Gulfstream G700 was announced the day before this article was originally written, whereas the Global 7500 has seen its first handful of deliveries. When

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Qatar Executive is the Gulfstream G700 launch customer

Qatar Executive is the Gulfstream G700 launch customer

Qatar Executive, the private-aviation division of Qatar Airways, is the launch customer for the new Gulfstream G700. The Doha-based operator was revealed as the launch customer during the 2019 National Business Aviation Administration Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Las

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VistaJet acquires up to six Global 7500s

VistaJet acquires up to six Global 7500s

VistaJet, the global private aviation company, will acquire up to six Bombardier Global 7500 private jets through its parent company Vista Global. The first Global 7500 will arrive in the VistaJet fleet in January 2020, with the full order scheduled

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No new Falcon yet, but the Falcon 6X is on schedule

No new Falcon yet, but the Falcon 6X is on schedule

Dassault says that it is currently working on preliminary designs for a new Falcon business jet. Speaking during the company’s press conference at the National Business Aviation Administration Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, Eric Trappier, chairman

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. opens new mid-cabin MRO facility

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. opens new mid-cabin MRO facility

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has opened a new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) department dedicated to mid-cabin aircraft at its facility at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia, Illinois. Designating Gulfstream St. Louis as “a mid-cabin maintenance centre of excellence”, the

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Honda displays first medevac-equipped HondaJet Elite at NBAA-BACE

Honda displays first medevac-equipped HondaJet Elite at NBAA-BACE

Honda Aircraft Company is displaying the first HondaJet Elite to be equipped with a full medivac interior at this year’s National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The aircraft is operated by Wing Spirit, a Honolulu-based air

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