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Business jets used as payment to Saudi government by Ritz-Carlton detainees

Business jets used as payment to Saudi government by Ritz-Carlton detainees

Several business jets have been given to the Saudi Arabian government as settlement by individuals who were detained in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton as part of a so-called anti-corruption crackdown. Around 200 business people and members of the Saudi royal family

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Turkish Challenger 604 TC-TRB crashes in Iran

A Turkish-registered Bombardier Challenger 604 TC-TRB has crashed in a mountainous region in Iran. There were 11 persons on board, including eight passengers and three crew. According to the Times, the passengers included Mina Basaran, the socialite daughter of Turkish

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Many Saudi-owned aircraft still grounded after Ritz-Carlton crackdown

Many Saudi-owned aircraft still grounded after Ritz-Carlton crackdown

Much of the Saudi Arabian business jet fleet is still grounded following so-called anti-corruption arrests in November. Around 200 business people and members of the Saudi royal family were detained in the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton late in the evening on November

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Brandon Mitchener leaves EBAA after one year

Brandon Mitchener leaves EBAA after one year

Brandon Mitchener has quit the post of CEO of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) after just one year in the role. He has criticised the association’s board for blocking changes. The EBAA is looking for a replacement. In a

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‘Missing’ Global 6000 ZS-OAK surfaces in Dubai

‘Missing’ Global 6000 ZS-OAK surfaces in Dubai

Bombardier Global 6000 ZS-OAK landing at Malta Airport on its delivery flight in 2015. (Photo: Burmarrad (Mark) Camenzuli) A South African registered Bombardier Global 6000 (MSN 9631 / ZS-OAK) that was originally thought to be missing, hidden from creditors, has

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UK looks to stay in EASA after Brexit

UK looks to stay in EASA after Brexit

British prime minister Theresa May has said that the UK is keen to stay involved in the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) after it exits from the EU. This is the first time that the UK has formally stated that

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CJI Interview: Eric Trappier, CEO Dassault Falcon – Speaking about the Falcon 6X

CJI Interview: Eric Trappier, CEO Dassault Falcon – Speaking about the Falcon 6X

Dassault launched the Falcon 6X on February 28 as a replacement for the now-canceled Falcon 5X. Dassault had to cancel the Falcon 5X due to ongoing issues with the Silvercrest engines that were due to power it. The Falcon 6X

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Luxaviation latest operator to choose San Marino registry

Luxaviation latest operator to choose San Marino registry

Luxaviation, one of the world’s largest business jet operators, has now officially opened services in San Marino after receiving an Aircraft Operator’s Certificate (AOC) in January. It has already placed three aircraft on the San Marino aircraft registry. The Most

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Dassault Falcon 6X: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

Dassault Falcon 6X: Buyer’s and Investor’s guide

  Pros: Widest cabin in its class, good range, short field performance Cons: Still four years away Until the Falcon 6X has been in service for a few years, it will always be remembered as the aircraft that Dassault was

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Dassault launch Falcon 5X replacement

Dassault launch Falcon 5X replacement

Dassault has launched the $47 million Falcon 6X, as the replacement for the Falcon 5X that the company was obliged to cancel last year. The Falcon 5X was officially canceled in December 2017 following continuing issues with the Snecma Silvercrest

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