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Breaking: Jet Edge International buys JetSelect Aviation

Breaking: Jet Edge International buys JetSelect Aviation

Jet Edge International has agreed to buy JetSelect Aviation. The combined operator will have more than 85 business jets under management; making it one of the largest US business jet fleets. JetSelect Aviation was founded by Robert Austin and is

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Gulfstream’s ‘playroom for technicians’ feeds engineer pipeline

Gulfstream’s ‘playroom for technicians’ feeds engineer pipeline

Gulfstream needs to make 300 to 400 gross hires of technicians a year and reports no difficulty reaching that target. Gulfstream Aerospace operates training laboratories and a simulated service centre where student engineers and technicians can consolidate their skills and build confidence

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Brian Foley: Flight Shaming Hits Business Aviation and Other Predictions for 2020

Brian Foley: Flight Shaming Hits Business Aviation and Other Predictions for 2020

Oftentimes industry outlooks tend to be nothing more than an extrapolation of what’s already happening at the end of the year rolled into next. For private aviation however, there are developments that would suggest that 2020 will shape up much

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Business aviation in China in 10 key moments

Business aviation in China in 10 key moments

China is one of the most exciting and dynamic business jet markets in the world. But it is also one of the most frustrating. Here we chart 10 key moments, identified by the China Business Aviation Group (CBAG), that tell

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MNG Jet employee ‘acted alone’ in arranging Ghosn’s flight from Japan

MNG Jet employee ‘acted alone’ in arranging Ghosn’s flight from Japan

Turkish private jet operator MNG Jet says that one of its employees acted alone in arranging use of the company’s aircraft to aid the escape of Carlos Ghosn from Japan. Ghosn, of Lebanese origins, had been in charge of Japanese

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Sino Jet expands outside of Greater China

Sino Jet expands outside of Greater China

Sino Jet, the Hong Kong-based management company headed by former Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA) chairperson Jenny Lau, has opened its first office outside of Greater China. The company says that it chose Singapore as its first overseas location partly

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Bombardier sells Mexican wiring business to Latécoère for $50 million

Bombardier sells Mexican wiring business to Latécoère for $50 million

Bombardier Aviation has agreed to sell its Mexican electrical wiring facility to French aerospace company Latécoère for $50 million. The Querétaro facility makes Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems for Global, Challenger and Learjet aircraft. It employs 700 staff who will move

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Flexjet takes first Praetor 500 from its $1.4 billion order

Flexjet takes first Praetor 500 from its $1.4 billion order

Flexjet has taken delivery of the first Praetor 500 from its $1.4 billion October 2019 order with Embraer. The fractional jet company is the first fleet customer for the aircraft. “We have long been partners with Embraer, helping to launch

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Delta Up: Kenny Dichter’s latest deal (for now)

Delta Up: Kenny Dichter’s latest deal (for now)

Few people can sell or market a business as brilliantly as Kenny Dichter, the founder and CEO of Wheels Up.   He has proven this with the private aviation company Wheels Up and with other start-ups he co-founded including Marquis

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Delta takes biggest stake in Wheels Up

Delta takes biggest stake in Wheels Up

Delta Air Lines executive jet division Delta Private Jets has taken a stake in Wheels Up. Although the terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, Kenny Dichter, founder of Wheels Up, told CNBC that Delta will be the

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