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Aircraft broker René Banglesdorf says light jet sales are picking up

Aircraft broker René Banglesdorf says light jet sales are picking up

René Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, says smaller US businesses are starting to buy pre-owned light jets again. At NBAA 2013 in Las Vegas last month, René Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, told Corporate Jet Investor in an

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Around the world in 14 days: Flexjet offers luxury private jet tour

Around the world in 14 days: Flexjet offers luxury private jet tour

Flexjet and Abercrombie & Kent offer passengers the chance to fly on a private jet between seven cities in what might be the world’s most luxurious package holiday. Three companies from the aviation and travel industries have teamed-up to offer

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Top 10 private jets: Most stylish

Top 10 private jets: Most stylish

Anonymity is one of the key drivers in business aviation. To be able to get to your destination unseen and slip out quietly and unnoticed when you arrive means that it’s almost impossible for anybody to track your movements. Hiding

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What business jet manufacturers can learn from country music

What business jet manufacturers can learn from country music

Not many industries need leaders that can focus on day-to-day issues while anticipating what the market will look like in 20 years. “You got to know when to hold ’em [production], know when to fold ’em [close types], Know when

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European business aviation experiences worst month in six years

European business aviation experiences worst month in six years

WINGX Advance note “nervous” charter customers in monthly European business aviation report for October 2013. Business aircraft in Europe posted the lowest number of flight hours in October 2013 since October 2006, with activity decreasing 2.1 per cent year-on-year, according

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Honeywell says over 9,000 new business jets will be delivered in the next decade

Honeywell says over 9,000 new business jets will be delivered in the next decade

Honeywell’s latest Business Aviation Outlook predicts a 4-5 per cent growth for the industry. The business aviation industry will grow by 4-5 per cent over the next decade, according to a forecast from Honeywell. The company’s 22nd Business Aviation Outlook

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HondaJet back on track for 100 aircraft each year

HondaJet back on track for 100 aircraft each year

After several setbacks, Michimasa Fujino, CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, says the first HondaJet will be delivered in 2015. At the top of the business jet cycle there was no shortage of companies that wanted to build new business jets.

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Vive la différence! Business jet manufacturers go their own way

Vive la différence! Business jet manufacturers go their own way

The business jet market is going through an unusual stage at the moment, with manufacturers taking very different approaches to each other. When industries mature it often becomes difficult for buyers to differentiate between the main competitors. If you look

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Quizzing Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson on the Eclipse 550

Quizzing Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson on the Eclipse 550

Bruce Dickinson, singer in Iron Maiden and the new non-executive chairman for Eclipse Aerospace’s European dealership, gets tested on the Eclipse 550 business jet at NBAA 2013. With over 1,000 companies exhibiting at NBAA 2013 last week, standing out from

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NBAA 2013: Plenty of buyers, but not a standout show

NBAA 2013: Plenty of buyers, but not a standout show

Attendance at NBAA 2013 was not as high as expected, but Dassault and Wheels Up still gave the industry something to celebrate in Las Vegas. NBAA 2013 will not be remembered as a standout show. There were not the crowds

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