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Flipping G650s: Speculating on business jets

Flipping G650s: Speculating on business jets

Although it attracts headlines, very few Gulfstream G650 buyers are speculators looking to flip their aircraft. And the ones that are need to be very careful to wait until their aircraft is delivered. Since the sale of the first Gulfstream

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Why India has been a complete let-down for business aviation

Why India has been a complete let-down for business aviation

Based on the slow growth of its business jet fleet, the surprisingly wealthy India could be considered the market’s biggest underachiever. The most positive change to happen to the business jet market over the last five years has been the

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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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