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Flying Colours puts stone floor in Global 5000

Flying Colours, the business jet completion and modification company, has installed a stone floor in a business jet for the first time. 

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Omnilife becomes first Americas Lineage 1000 operator

Grupo Omnilife, a Mexican nutrition company, has become the first Embraer Lineage 1000 operator in the Americas.

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Banc of America Leasing: Committed to corporate aircraft

Banc of America Leasing’s Corporate Aircraft Finance Group is one of the industry’s most consistent lender and lessor. Although most of its business jet and helicopter deals have been for North American clients this is changing and the bank is busy in South America (particularly Brazil), Asia, Australasia and Europe.

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G650 reaches Mach 0.995

Gulfstream Aerospace today said that its first Gulfstream G650 test aircraft recently reached Mach 0.995 during flutter testing.

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Background: Chris Moody, Fractional Jet Europe

Chris Moody, chief executive of Fractional Jet Europe, was part of the team that founded and launched MarquisJet in Europe in 2002. 

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Background: Michael Amalfitano, Banc of America

Michael Amalfitano is managing director and executive head of Banc of America Leasing Global Corporate Aircraft Finance (GCAF), based in Addison, Texas. He is responsible for the general management of all corporate aviation originations, transactions, investments and financing programmes for Bank of America to corporations and high net worth clients throughout the North America and international markets.

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General Dynamics Aviation promotes at West Palm Beach

General Dynamics Aviation Services has created two new positions at its West Palm Beach service centre, which supports both Gulfstream and other aircraft.

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Yawn new East support sales manager at Gulfstream

Gulfstream Aerospace has appointed Charles Yawn as senior regional product support sales manager for the eastern part of the US.

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Minsheng Financial Leasing: Ordering aircraft

Minsheng Financial Leasing firmly believes that the Chinese corporate aircraft market will grow quickly. Zhou Wei, the leasing company’s president, forecasts that there will be more than 800 business jets by 2020 — up from just 46 aircraft at the end of 2009. He estimates that 70% of these aircraft will require financing, and Minsheng wants to be involved in this growth.

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UBS: Financing large jets worldwide

“We do not actively acquire new deals but are very responsive when our clients approach us,” says Johan Blitz, head of corporate aircraft finance at UBS in Zurich. Blitz’s team works with both individual wealth management and corporate clients looking for aircraft finance and leasing.

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