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Very Light Jets prop up 2017 business-jet deliveries

Very Light Jets prop up 2017 business-jet deliveries

Deliveries of business jets were up by 1.3% in 2017, thanks largely to increased deliveries of very light jets. Data reported by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) shows that a total of 676 business jet were delivered in 2017,

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New Saudi AOC deadline fast approaching

New Saudi AOC deadline fast approaching

New rules requiring aircraft owners to register their aircraft under an Aircraft Operators Certificate (AOC) are due to come into effect in Saudi Arabia on March 1st. The new rules cover all business aircraft based in the country, regardless of

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Getting more female high-flyers

Getting more female high-flyers

Like many traditionally male-dominated industries, aviation is waking up to the fact that it is missing out by not being more diverse. A worldwide skills shortage, especially in business aviation, coupled with the prospect of baby boomer pilots, mechanics and

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China’s year of the dog

China’s year of the dog

The Chinese zodiac runs on a 12-year cycle. This year, 2018, is the year of the Dog. The last time it was the year of the Dog was in 2006. Back in 2006 we were almost reaching the height of

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XOJET appoints Perella Weinberg Partners

XOJET appoints Perella Weinberg Partners

XOJET, the US private aviation company, has appointed Perella Weinberg Partners to advise on strategic options — including its possible sale.  Perella Weinberg Partners is looking at a range of options including a capital raise, merger, the sale of the

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Gama Aviation raising $67 million to expand

Gama Aviation raising $67 million to expand

With stock-markets stumbling around the world, this may not have been the greatest week to raise equity, but Gama Aviation – the business aviation company listed on the London Stock Exchange – has announced a £48 million ($67 million) capital

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A Stay-Out-of-Jail-Free-Card for the business aviation industry

A Stay-Out-of-Jail-Free-Card for the business aviation industry

Paul P. Jebely, William M. Sullivan, Jr. and Fabio Leonardi provide a short roadmap for business entities and executives who want to understand and ensure compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The private aviation industry operates in a particularly

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Air BP folds RocketRoute into Alyssum Group with Victor

Air BP folds RocketRoute into Alyssum Group with Victor

RocketRoute, the digital flight planning and concierge platform, has been acquired by Alyssum Group, the owner of online charter company Victor. Air BP – through its BP Ventures investment group – is a significant investor in both companies and has

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Dassault authorises ExecuJet Haite  in China

Dassault authorises ExecuJet Haite  in China

Dassault Aviation has appointed ExecuJet Haite Aviation Services China as an authorised service centre. It will offer line maintenance and aircraft on ground (AOG) support for Falcon 7X and Falcon 8X aircraft. ExecuJet Haite has a 5,800m² hangar at Tianjin

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TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

TRAQPak reveals highest flight hours since 2008

Aviation research and investment firm TRAQPak has revealed that business jets flew more than three million flight hours last year in the US – the highest figures since 2008. TRAQPak’s 2017 Business Aviation Aircraft Activity Review shows that 2017 flight

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