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Brendan Lodge launches AviaLodgic

Brendan Lodge launches AviaLodgic

Brendan Lodge an experienced aircraft sales broker and financier has launched AviaLodgic a new independent consultancy for aircraft owners and buyers. “AviaLodgic can help buyers and sellers with all aspects of the transaction – including finding the best people to

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TAG Aviation closes down TAG Spain

TAG Aviation closes down TAG Spain

TAG Aviation is closing TAG Spain its Spanish business and returning its Air Operator Certificate (AOC). In a letter to employees, the company said that company has lost half of its Spanish managed fleet over the last 18 months and that regulations make it

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Duncan’s guys in Europe

Duncan’s guys in Europe

Duncan Aviation has grown its European team by 100% Almost everyone involved in operating or selling business aircraft in the US will have touched upon Duncan Aviation. For Americans Duncan is not just a family owned company. It is an

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A question of form – part two

A question of form – part two

Our email on Friday (below) arguing that the business aircraft industry should look at standardised forms received a lot of comment. Both the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) have said that they are

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A question of form (part 1) – what business aviation can learn from yachting

A question of form (part 1) – what business aviation can learn from yachting

There is a decent amount of overlap between yacht and aircraft buyers, so it is surprising how the two markets have evolved quite so differently. Especially when it comes to sales and purchases. You may be sceptical, but one of

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How to survive EBACE 2017

How to survive EBACE 2017

There is no escaping the fact that EBACE is going to feel like the most expensive business aviation show to visit – even if you are coming from Europe.  It is. Buying (or claiming) everything, from your hotel room to a bottle of

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Minsheng delivers first Chinese mainland registered Gulfstream G650

Minsheng delivers first Chinese mainland registered Gulfstream G650

Gulfstream G650 B-3255 passed through Anchorage on delivery to Beijing (Photo: Michael Carter) Minsheng Financial Leasing has delivered the first Gulfstream G650 to be registered on the Chinese mainland B- registry. According to records G650ER (MSN 618) was B-3255 in May.

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Why you need to install NextGen sooner, rather than later

Why you need to install NextGen sooner, rather than later

On January 1, 2020, most business aircraft will have to be equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (“ADS-B”) Out equipment to fly in controlled airspace in the US under the NextGen system. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), that is

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Bahrain sovereign wealth fund buys stake in FAI

Bahrain sovereign wealth fund buys stake in FAI

Bahrain Mumtalakat, the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has made its first business aviation investment. The company has acquired a stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding, the parent company of FAI Group. FAI has a mixed owned, leased

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Bahrain Mumtalakat invests in FAI

Bahrain Mumtalakat invests in FAI

Bahrain Mumtalakat, the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has made its first business aviation investment. The company has acquired a stake in Axtmann Aviation Holding, the parent company of FAI Group. FAI has a mixed owned, leased and

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