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Gulfstream G280 passes 100,000 flight hours

Gulfstream G280 passes 100,000 flight hours

The worldwide fleet of Gulfstream G280 business jets has recently passed 100,000 flight hours, within five years of the first G280 entering service. “The G280 continues to reinforce its status as the premier super mid-size aircraft in business aviation.” Dan

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Sales up but inventory and asking prices down, says report

Sales up but inventory and asking prices down, says report

Growth in the number of transactions has been balanced against a contraction in inventory and average asking prices during the first half of the year, according to new figures. Market research company AMSTAT Inc has released its latest Business Aircraft

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Rhône Capital invests $200 million in VistaJet

Rhône Capital invests $200 million in VistaJet

Rhône Capital is investing $200 million in VistaJet, valuing the business jet operator at more than $2.5 billion. “With the investment announced today, the equity valuation in excess of $2.5 billion and our fully scalable technology driven business model, VistaJet

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NASA modifies Gulfstream III to provide live eclipse coverage

NASA modifies Gulfstream III to provide live eclipse coverage

NASA has modified one of its Gulfstream III business jets to be able to provide live video coverage of yesterday’s total solar eclipse. The eclipse was visible for an hour and a half over a 70-mile-wide band of the US

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XOJET pivots to subscription with new products

XOJET pivots to subscription with new products

This month XOJET, the US operator and charter company, announced that it is adding mid-size and light jets to its Elite Access membership. It also added a new product – Select Access, for passengers flying less than 25 hours a

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Hahn Air Lines partners Returnjet

Hahn Air Lines partners Returnjet

Hahn Air Lines and Returnjet have announced a partnership allowing brokers to book places on its empty legs using the Returnjet booking platform. Returnjet’s platform was integrated with Hahn Air Lines’ flight operations management system, FL3XX, in July. And more

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Stephen Friedrich joins Embraer Executive Jets as CCO

Stephen Friedrich joins Embraer Executive Jets as CCO

Stephen Friedrich (pictured) has been appointed chief commercial officer at Embraer Executive Jets, effective immediately. Friedrich will report to Michael Amalfitano, president & CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, he will be responsible for the direct management of the global sales

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Cutter Aviation opens new FBO at Colorado Springs

Cutter Aviation opens new FBO at Colorado Springs

Cutter Aviation has celebrated the opening of its new FBO at Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. The FBO opening was marked with a formal ribbon cutting ceremony; a static aircraft display showcasing a Gulfstream 280, as well as TBM and HondaJet

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NBAA welcomes “compelling” appointment of new NTSB chairman

NBAA welcomes “compelling” appointment of new NTSB chairman

The National Business Aviation Association has welcomed the appointment of Robert L. Sumwalt III as the 14th chair of the National Transportation Safety Board. It says that Sumwalt’s extensive career in aviation makes him a “compelling choice” to head an

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Market Analysis: Cessna aircraft and deliveries

Market Analysis: Cessna aircraft and deliveries

Although the Lockheed Jetstar takes the title of the first ever business jet, the Cessna Citation name has become synonymous with business aircraft. The original Citation flew for the first time in 1969 and entered service in 1972. Since then,

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