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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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Trump now likes Ex-Im, but new bank head does not

Trump now likes Ex-Im, but new bank head does not

The Export-Import Bank of the United States was founded in 1934 and for its first 80 years it rarely attracted much mainstream attention. This changed when the Tea Party movement started attacking it for “crony capitalism” in 2012 and campaigned

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CJI Dubai 2017 Live

CJI Dubai 2017 Live

Three quarters of attendees at the Corporate Jet Investor Dubai conference say they are fairly optimistic about the Middle East business aviation market for the next two years. The anonymous interactive poll was taken at the beginning of the one

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Business aviation’s lost decade

Business aviation’s lost decade

In 2013 Citigroup issued a depressing piece of research suggesting that the business jet market faced a “lost decade” of flat deliveries. It argued that manufacturers had built too many aircraft during the 2000s boom – so the next 10 years

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ACASS India: ‘We’ve been here through thick and thin, and we’re here to stay”

ACASS India: ‘We’ve been here through thick and thin, and we’re here to stay”

ACASS, the Canadian business jet company, is optimistic about India. In February it joined with Invision Air, a Mumbai operator, to create ACASS India. Vinit Phatak is India president with Jayant Nadkarni vice-president. “Collaborating with ACASS is a natural fit

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China drops fees for registering B- aircraft

China drops fees for registering B- aircraft

Aircraft owners will no longer have to pay a fee to register their aircraft on the mainland China B- register. The abolition of the registration fee is part of a larger Chinese government plan to stop charging fees across several

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EBAA appoints Brandon Mitchener as new CEO

EBAA appoints Brandon Mitchener as new CEO

Brandon Mitchener has joined the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) as the new CEO. He will take up his new position on April 3, 2017. Mitchener began his career as a foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, as well

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Puja Mahajan: “Elit’Avia will never be a large fleet organization”

Puja Mahajan: “Elit’Avia will never be a large fleet organization”

Elit’Avia, the Slovenian and Maltese business jet operator, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. It now has a fleet of 21 midsize to long range business aircraft. Puja Mahajan, Elit’Avia’s CEO outlines the company’s plans for the next 10 years. Corporate Jet Investor:

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