British European Aviation Group is newest Piper dealer

British European Aviation Group is newest Piper dealer

Piper Aircraft has appointed British European Aviation Group as its exclusive dealer for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands. “As the exclusive leasehold owners of Wycombe Air Park, BEA has 24/365 access to a General Aviation friendly airfield which

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GE Aviation runs ATP engine for first time

GE Aviation runs ATP engine for first time

GE Aviation has achieved its “biggest and most important” goal of 2017, by running its new Advanced Turboprop engine for the first time. The engine, which has cost $400 million to develop, was run on 22 December at GE Aviation’s

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Surf Air Europe starts services from London City Airport

Surf Air Europe starts services from London City Airport

Surf Air Europe has started regular services from the London City Airport Business Jet Centre. The first flight left London City just after noon on 12th December 2017, and passengers included a Swiss property director flying home to Zug in

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CJI podcast special – Avinode

CJI podcast special – Avinode

During NBAA-BACE 2017 CJI spent some time with the Avinode team talking about the current state of the market and how technology is changing business aviation for the better. As the premier private jet booking marketplace in the world, Avinode

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Textron begins delivery of Grand Caravans to support charter service in Botswana

Textron begins delivery of Grand Caravans to support charter service in Botswana

Textron Aviation has delivered the first of ten Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft to Tuareg Aviation. The aircraft will be operated by Mack Air to provide charter, cargo and logistic services between a network of independently-owned bush safari lodges in

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Brian Proctor elected president and chairman of NARA

Brian Proctor elected president and chairman of NARA

Mente Group CEO Brian Proctor (pictured) is the new chairman of the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA). The announcement follows the fall membership meeting, which coincided with NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas, where nominations for the 2018 board of directors and

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The CJI Interview – Dan Nale, Gulfstream

The CJI Interview – Dan Nale, Gulfstream

During NBAA, CJI spent some time with Dan Nale of Gulfstream, talking about the G600. Gulfstream was showing the G600 for the first time, having brought the first fully-outfitted aircraft with it to the show. In the video below, Nale

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FAI adds Airbus ACJ319 to charter fleet

FAI adds Airbus ACJ319 to charter fleet

FAI rent-a-jet is adding an Airbus ACJ319 to its growing charter fleet. The 29-seat aircraft is currently being refitted, and will be available to charter from early 2018. The purchase is the first aircraft acquisition since Bahrain Mumtalakat, the sovereign

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Video: Is it too early to start talking about a recovery?

Video: Is it too early to start talking about a recovery?

During NBAA-BACE, we asked aircraft brokers if it was too early to begin talking about a recovery. The responses were largely positive, although the feeling was that this recovery will be different from previous ones. Pre-owned, interviewees felt, would be

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The CJI Interview – Brian Proctor, the Mente Group

The CJI Interview – Brian Proctor, the Mente Group

CJI caught up with Brian Proctor of the Mente Group during NBAA-BACE 2017, and asked him some questions about the current state of the market. Proctor starts the interview by saying that the pre-owned market in 2017 has been exceptional,

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