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Stonebriar Commercial takes delivery of Bombardier’s first Global 7500

Stonebriar Commercial takes delivery of Bombardier’s first Global 7500

Bombardier has delivered the first of its new Global 7500 business jets. The Canadian manufacturer marked the delivery in a special ceremony at its Montreal headquarters on December 20. Although the first delivery was speculated to be to long-time Bombardier

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Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

Klapmeier stepping down at Cirrus

The year is ending on a strong note – particularly with the entry into service of the Global 7500 yesterday – but business jet deliveries are going to be down this year compared to 2017. But without Dale Klapmeier they

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Chris Doerr exits Aircraft Cost Calculator

Chris Doerr exits Aircraft Cost Calculator

Chris Doerr has left Aircraft Cost Calculator (ACC) the company he founded in 2011. He has sold the business to Sandhills Publishing, the media company that owns Controller and Executive Controller. Sandhills Publishing will now run the business.  “I started

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The ultimate CJI guide to business aircraft connectivity

The ultimate CJI guide to business aircraft connectivity

“We are all now connected by the internet,” said the late Stephen Hawking, “Like neurons in a giant brain.” When it comes to choosing between different options for your private jet to connect with the rest of the world, it’s

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L’Voyage statement on corruption charges against former employees

L’Voyage statement on corruption charges against former employees

L’Voyage, the Hong Kong-based business jet flight charter company, has released a statement following Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) charging two of the company’s former employees. The ICAC alleges that during their time with L’Voyage, Leung Yuk-wing, former

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Ethics: “You gets what you gets”

Ethics: “You gets what you gets”

I am continually asked about our industry and ethics. In fact, as I participated on a panel at a Corporate Jet Investor conference in Miami last month, Alasdair Whyte asked me directly if our industry has an ethics problem. My

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HK investigates corruption at L’VOYAGE and Joy Fly

HK investigates corruption at L’VOYAGE and Joy Fly

Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has brought charges against one employee of Joy Fly Jet Limited (Joy Fly) and two from L’VOYAGE in an alleged bribery case. According to a statement on the ICAC website, the two employees

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The first Japanese HondaJet will be delivered on December 20

The first Japanese HondaJet will be delivered on December 20

The HondaJet has received its type certificate from the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry, paving the way for the delivery of the first aircraft in the country. Honda says that now it has the

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Bombardier sets December 20 for first Global 7500 delivery

Bombardier sets December 20 for first Global 7500 delivery

Bombardier says that it will deliver the first of its new Global 7500 business jets on December 20, 2018. The first aircraft will be handed over during a special ceremony at the company’s Montreal Dorval Airport facility, to an unidentified

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JSSI announces built-in WiFi coverage on bizjets

JSSI announces built-in WiFi coverage on bizjets

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), allegedly the biggest provider of maintenance work for business aircraft, has announced that WiFi will now be included with all of its new airframe programmes. Previously, it simply provided the service as an add-on for

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