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Don’t buyback in anger

Don’t buyback in anger

Despite the high levels of activity in the pre-owned market and some genuinely exciting products – such as Bombardier’s Global 7500 which was certificated by the FAA this week – selling new aircraft is still hard work. Things are a

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EU Commission investigates private jet VAT on Isle of Man

EU Commission investigates private jet VAT on Isle of Man

The Isle of Man has been drawn into further issues surrounding taxation loopholes as the EU Commission is investing the island over tax breaks for individuals purchasing private jets. A letter of formal notice was sent to the UK government

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Bombardier Global 7500 gains FAA Certification

Bombardier Global 7500 gains FAA Certification

Bombardier’s Global 7500 received certification from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) earlier today. This follows certification from Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) earlier this year. “This milestone is the latest accomplishment for our award-winning Global 7500

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What You Need to Know Before Upgrading Your Aircraft

What You Need to Know Before Upgrading Your Aircraft

Lee Rohde – Founder, President and CEO of Essex Aviation Group, Inc. gives his thoughts about this topic. The private aircraft refurbishment market is booming. Many of the planes delivered within the past 15 years are still in excellent operating

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New Asian Sky Group report looks into corporate airliner market

New Asian Sky Group report looks into corporate airliner market

Asian Sky Group (ASG) has released a new report looking into the corporate airliner market. Corporate airliners are based on regular airline aircraft but, rather than having a regular airline interior, they are outfitted to have a VIP interior. Although

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FlightAware moves into space-based ADS-B flight tracking

FlightAware moves into space-based ADS-B flight tracking

When Daniel Baker set up FlightAware in 2005, his intention was to allow his friends and family to track his flights. At the time, Baker had recently completed flight school and wanted to be able to let people know when

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Gama Aviation lowers profit forecast for 2018

Gama Aviation lowers profit forecast for 2018

Gama Aviation, the London AIM listed business aviation company, has lowered its 2018 profit forecast by $3 million. The announcement surprised investors as on September 24, when it announced half year results, it had restated its forecast.Shares in Gama Aviation

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Exclusive: Graham Williamson launches Sonas Aviation in Ireland

Exclusive: Graham Williamson launches Sonas Aviation in Ireland

Graham Williamson has left TAG Aviation to launch Sonas Aviation, a new Irish aircraft management company. He was president of the aircraft management and charter division having joined TAG Aviation in 2004 to launch the company in the UK. He

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The math(s) of aircraft manufacturing: Third quarter 2018 review

The math(s) of aircraft manufacturing: Third quarter 2018 review Updated

After the hyperbole of a tradeshow, it can be refreshing to look at some hard facts. So here are how OEMs have done delivering and selling aircraft so far in 2018:   Bombardier: Delivered 96 jets in the first nine

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Zilberbrand wants to be the Bloomberg of business aviation and says residual values have stabilised

Zilberbrand wants to be the Bloomberg of business aviation and says residual values have stabilised

Few people have changed the world of finance as much as Michael Bloomberg. When he was pushed out of Salomon Brothers he created a small data company called Innovative Market Systems. Although his first customer was a bank, Bloomberg went

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