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Qatar Executive drives global expansion

Qatar Executive drives global expansion

Qatar Executive is ramping up its global expansion plans as it looks for further business opportunities outside of its home country. It recently announced that it would open new sales offices in London, Moscow, and Shanghai, three cities that it

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Simply the Quest

Simply the Quest

Daher, the French aerospace company, plans to expand its aircraft manufacturing footprint to the US with the acquisition of Quest Aircraft Company. Quest builds the Kodiak single-engine utility turboprop. Daher will now become the number one aircraft builder in Sandpoint,

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Embraer delivers its first Praetor 600 to a French customer

Embraer delivers its first Praetor 600 to a French customer

Embraer delivered the first of its new $20 million Praetor 600 super-midsize business jets in a special ceremony at its São José dos Campos headquarters in Brazil on June 28. According to the AMSTAT database, the aircraft is MSN 55020104

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Gulfstream G600 gets certification

Gulfstream G600 gets certification

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has handed Gulfstream the production and type certificates needed for deliveries of the G600 aircraft to begin. Whilst the type certificate confirms that the aircraft complies with aviation safety regulations, the production certificate is

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Vista Global launches new online charter booking marketplace

Vista Global launches new online charter booking marketplace

Vista Global, the holding company set up by Thomas Flohr that includes VistaJet, XOJET and JetSmarter, has launched a new online charter booking marketplace called XO. The company says that it has leveraged JetSmarter’s technology, along with XOJET’s customer-centric expertise

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Exclusive: G650 lands at Lugano for the first time

Exclusive: G650 lands at Lugano for the first time

Gulfstream G650 N650GX at Lugano Airport, Switzerland (Photo – aviation4experts) The first Gulfstream G650 ever built, MSN 6001 / N650GX, has made a rare trip outside of the US, landing at Lugano Airport in Switzerland for the first time. The

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Bombardier confirms CRJ program sale to Mitsubishi

Bombardier confirms CRJ program sale to Mitsubishi

Bombardier has confirmed that it will sell its loss-making CRJ program to Mitsubishi. Although the CRJ series of aircraft mostly saw regional operations, a number of aircraft were sold with executive interiors. The most recent versions were named the Challenger

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Global Jet Capital launches third ABS

Global Jet Capital launches third ABS

Global Jet Capital has got away its third asset-backed securitization (ABS), the 15-year Business Jet Securities 2019-1. The $517.1 million note is split between three tranches – a $417.4 million A tranche with a coupon of 4.212% and a yield

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Singapore and the band was rubbish too

Singapore and the band was rubbish too

No-one attending Corporate Jet Investor Asia would claim that the Asian business jet market is going through a boom at the moment. That’s despite the record numbers attending and the fact that the majority of delegates were fairly optimistic (68%)

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ACTSI wants to maintain your aircraft in the Philippines

ACTSI wants to maintain your aircraft in the Philippines

With the main Manila airport becoming saturated with airline traffic, business aviation is being pushed out of the Philippine capital’s metro area and into airports around the city’s periphery. There are two suitable airports within close distance of Manila. The

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