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The run up to EBACE 2019

The run up to EBACE 2019

Europe’s biggest business aviation show – the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) – starts with a press day in Geneva on Monday May 20 followed by three days of trade show.  After a bullish 2018 show, the mood

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Jetcraft predicts almost 12,000 pre-owned transactions in the next five years

Jetcraft predicts almost 12,000 pre-owned transactions in the next five years

Jetcraft, the business-aircraft broker, predicts that there will be a total of 11,975 pre-owned business jet transactions in the next five years, with an estimated value of $61 billion. In its latest report, which looks at pre-owned transactions and new

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Surviving EBACE

Surviving EBACE

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

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100 Years Is Enough… Why the word FBO has to go

100 Years Is Enough… Why the word FBO has to go

Adel Mardini, Founder & CEO, Jetex argues that we need to stop using the word FBO In a fast-evolving world where the only constant is change and the successful people are the ones challenging the status quo, we’re challenging the history

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Air Partner sees rise in monthly private jet enquiries

Air Partner sees rise in monthly private jet enquiries

UK-based charter group Air Partner has seen a rise in monthly private jet enquiries ahead of the UEFA’s Europa League final, on May 29, in Baku, Azerbaijan, and its Champions League final, in Madrid the next day. This year, all

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Trump shot the tariff, but it did not spook President Xi

Trump shot the tariff, but it did not spook President Xi

The sudden breakdown in trade talks between the US and China this week has surprised many and spooked stock markets. Today the US has raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports after accusing China of backing down on earlier

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Bombardier Announces Sale of Five Learjet 75 Aircraft to Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier Announces Sale of Five Learjet 75 Aircraft to Undisclosed Customer

Bombardier today announced that an undisclosed customer has purchased five industry-defining Learjet 75 aircraft. The transaction is valued at approximately US$69 million dollars based on 2019 list prices. Today’s announcement follows the landmark achievement Bombardier’s fleet of trailblazing Learjet aircraft

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Hutchinson Whampoa increasing stake in Gama Aviation

Hutchinson Whampoa increasing stake in Gama Aviation

Gama Aviation has agreed to let Hutchison Whampoa China increase its stake in the business aviation company to 30%. Hutchinson, a division of Hong Kong conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings, took a 24.9% stake in Gama Aviation in 2018. “The main rationale is

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Corporate Jet Investor wins Queen’s Award

Corporate Jet Investor wins Queen’s Award

Corporate Jet Investor’s parent company Specialist Insight has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2019. The Awards are the most prestigious award a UK company can receive. Her Majesty The Queen personally approves the winners and they

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The FAA has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets

The FAA has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has grounded the worldwide fleet of Cirrus SF50 Vision Jets, following several reported issues with the aircraft’s angle of attack (AoA) sensors. The AoA sensors on an aircraft measure the angle that an aircraft

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