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DC Aviation Group becomes largest operator of Cessna Citation XLS+ in Europe

Posted 20 August 2014

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim's parent company the DC Aviation Group has announced that it has added a new Cessna Citation XLS+ to support its growing operations.

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RUAG Aviation offers real wood flooring for business jets

Posted 19 August 2014

Swiss company RUAG Aviation now provides real wood flooring as an option for owners and operators looking to enhance the quality of their cabin environment.

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Embraer Legacy 500 is certificated by Brazil - FAA and EASA to follow

Posted 12 August 2014

The Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – ANAC) today granted type certification for the Legacy 500 executive jet during a ceremony at the Latin American Business Aviation

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UAE continues to see air traffic increase

Posted 12 August 2014

Total air traffic movements in UAE airspace reached 62,802 last month, according to Sheikh Zayed Air Navigation Center latest reports.

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Aerovista steps up evacuation flights

Posted 12 August 2014

Dubai-based Aerovista is working in support of aviation partners as evacuation flights from Iraq increase.

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Air Partner plays key role in Iraq evacuations

Posted 11 August 2014

Charter provider,Air Partner has been using its expertise to help clients evacuate personnel out of troubled Iraq.

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Pilatus Aircraft prepare to roll out PC-24 on August 1

Posted 24 July 2014

Pilatus Aircraft is looking forward to rolling out of the PC-24, the very first business jet to be "made in Switzerland" is just around the corner. Several thousand spectators are expected to attend the rollout event, including

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Assembly of first Falcon 8X almost complete

Posted 24 July 2014

Dassault Aviation has joined the engines, wings and fuselage of the first Falcon 8X, paving the way for initial power-on and the beginning of ground tests.

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EAG acquires new Dassault Falcon 7X business jet

Posted 23 July 2014

Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has replaced one of the company's managed Falcon 7X business jets, working with the private owner to upgrade to the latest model of Dassault's best-selling flagship business jet.

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ExecuJet Middle East ready for Dubai International reopening

Posted 22 July 2014

ExecuJet Middle East is offering full aircraft handling and line maintenance services again at Dubai International Airport, following the reopening of the facility to all business aviation traffic.

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Jet Aviation Dubai resumes full operations at Dubai International with new branding

Posted 21 July 2014

Jet Aviation Dubai will resume full operations from its maintenance facility and refurbished FBO at Dubai International Airport on July 21, 2014. In addition to the rebranding, the FBO now offers

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Farnborough: FAS signs deal for new Dubai completions centre support

Posted 16 July 2014

Abu Dhabi's Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has signed an MoU with Boeing subsidiary CDG, to provide EASA Part 21J engineering and supplemental technical documentation services for Falcon's new VIP Completion

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Bombardier strengthens commercial aircraft networks in Middle East

Posted 14 July 2014

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it continues to expand its worldwide local response networks with the opening of a new Regional Support Office (RSO) in Dubai.

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Jet Aviation Basel appoint new director of completion sales and market development

Posted 9 July 2014

Jet Aviation Basel has appointed Hendrik Janssen as director of Completion Sales and Market Development.

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Embraer E-Jets to begin flying with Turkish operator

Posted 8 July 2014

Turkish regional airline Borajet has ratified an agreement to acquire four E190s as part of an initiative to gradually upgrade its turboprop fleet, add capacity and frequencies, and grow its network from its base at Istanbul's Sabiha

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Etihad Regional become launch customer for ATR's iPad mount system with power interfac

Posted 3 July 2014

The carrier chose ATR's iPad electronic flight bag system and aircraft interface for all ATR fleet to be up to date with new technologi

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Gama Aviation opens private aviation terminal at Sharjah International

Posted 1 July 2014

Gama Aviation has opened its exclusive executive terminal (FBO) at Sharjah International Airport, creating a full service private aviation hub serving Sharjah, Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

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Empire Aviation expands its African operations

Posted 1 July 2014

Dubai-based Empire Aviation Group (EAG) has added a Challenger 605 to its African-based fleet which now consists of six business jets.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim's parent company receives IOSA certification

Posted 30 June 2014

DC Aviation has announced it has successfully completed IATA'S Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) – usually considered as the quality standard for commercial airlines.

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World's fastest civil jet is certificated and delivered

Posted 26 June 2014

Textron Aviation's Cessna Citation X+ - the world's fastest civil aircraft - has achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification.

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Bombardier receives FAA certification for the Challenger 350 Aircraft

Posted 26 June 2014

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it has received certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Challenger 350 business aircraft. Transport Canada certification was granted on

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Flying Colours achieves Qatar maintenance approval

Posted 25 June 2014

Flying Colours , the Canada-based completions, refurbishment and maintenance specialists, has announced that it has received approval from the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) to carry out maintenance work on business

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Embraer concludes preliminary design review of the E190-E2

Posted 24 June 2014

Embraer has concluded the Joint Definition Phase (JDP) of the E190-E2 jet, at the end of May, by conducting the preliminary design review.

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Diamond Aircraft, Exogenesis and SPECIM team up for Hyper-spectral Multi-Sensor Aircraft

Posted 17 June 2014

With the successful integration of SPECIM's Aisa FENIX, a full spectrum imager, on the DA42 MPP special mission airplane, Diamond Aircraft has added unparalleled hyper spectral detection

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DCAF expands line maintenance offering at DWC for Challengers

Posted 12 June 2014

DC Aviation has been granted approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to expand its maintenance capabilities in Dubai to include the Bombardier Challenger 604/605 type of aircraft.

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VIP variant of Boeing777 is ordered for Middle East customer

Posted 10 June 2014 · 1 Comment

An undisclosed Middle Eastern customer has ordered a BBJ 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane – the VVIP version of the widebody airliner.

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Embraer Executive Jets expands customer support during the World Cup

Posted 9 June 2014

Embraer Executive Jets has developed an integrated and comprehensive customer support plan for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which will occur between June 12 and July 13.

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Embraer Executive Jets celebrates delivery of the 500th Phenom

Posted 5 June 2014

Embraer Executive Jets celebrated today the delivery of the 500th Phenom family jet, a significant achievement only five-and-a-half years after entry into service of the first aircraft.

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Jet Aviation refurbishes and rebrands FBO facilities in Dubai and Jeddah

Posted 5 June 2014

Jet Aviation's global refurbishment and corporate rebranding program continues to be rolled out in EMEA and Asia. The company is currently rebranding its FBOs in Jeddah and in Dubai at Dubai International

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Airbus provides insights into billionaire buying habits

Posted 3 June 2014

With the number of billionaires in the Middle East forecast to grow from some 150 in 2007 to around 220 in 2017, it is more important than ever for those doing business with them to have a greater understanding of their purchasing

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Embraer's Phenom 300 receives steep-approach certification from EASA

Posted 28 May 2014

Embraer Executive Jets has announced that the Phenom 300 has received certification from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) for steep-approach operation, which enables increased descent angles of up to 5.5

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IS-BAO workshops to be held in Saudi for the first time

Posted 25 May 2014

Saudi Arabia is to host a series of International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) workshops for the first time.

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ExecuJet Middle East expands Dubai World Central FBO facility

Posted 21 May 2014

ExecuJet Middle East, part of the ExecuJet Aviation Group, has opened an expanded fixed-based operation (FBO) lounge in Al Maktoum International Airport at Dubai World Central, to support the expected increase in traffic

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AMAC Aerospace Turkey awarded authorised service centre status from Dassault Falcon

Posted 21 May 2014

AMAC Aerospace has announced that its facility at Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul has become a Dassault appointed Authorised Service Centre (ASC).

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EBACE: New business aviation leasing company for Dubai

Posted 20 May 2014

Dubai is to be the home of a new executive jet leasing company

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Alpha Star takes a bite out of costs with Sharklets

Posted 20 May 2014

Saudi Arabian private jet operator and management company, Alpha Star Aviation Services, has become the first Airbus ACJ320 customer for an in-service retrofit of Sharklets.

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Etihad Regional introduces five new routes

Posted 20 May 2014

Etihad Regional has announced that it will introduce five new routes expanding the airline's operations out of Zurich to eight destinations.

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Airbus wins ACJ320 order from Middle East customer

Posted 20 May 2014

Airbus has won an order from a Middle East customer for an Airbus ACJ320, which is being managed by Aviation Link of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and will be outfitted with a VVIP interior with seating for 30 passengers.

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Taylor wants front seat view for Gulf-bound BBJ747-8

Posted 20 May 2014

The race is on for the delivery of the first BBJ747-8 head of state aircraft and Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor wants to be at the office in the front when the delivery happens sometimes in the next month.

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Piaggio launches EVO to give Avanti a sales boost

Posted 20 May 2014

Mubadala-owned Piaggio Aero has unveiled an upgraded version of the P.180 Avanti twin pusher with a clear aim to breathe life back into the seven-seat turboprop programme.

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EBACE: Qatar Executive adds another Global 5000 Vision to its fleet

Posted 19 May 2014

Qatar Executive has ordered a second Bombardier Global 5000 Vision for its fleet in time to meet the operator's busy summer schedule, the company said at EBACE today.

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EBACE Rolls-Royce to bring parts and support to Middle East to help business jet customers

Posted 19 May 2014

Engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce said at EBACE today that is will be extending its Authorised Service Centre (ASC) network and introducing a new parts centre into the Middle East this year.

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EBACE: Dassault unveils the 8X - the new Falcon flagship

Posted 19 May 2014

Dassault unveiled a new flagship aircraft that will take the Falcon family further than ever before.

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EBACE: Gulfstream launches new G650 model with extra reach

Posted 19 May 2014

Gulfstream has pushed the limits for business aircraft with its unveiling of the new G650ER at EBACE in Geneva today.

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Al Naqbi calls for cooperation to allow Mid East business aviation to reach true potential

Posted 16 May 2014

The Middle East's US$500 million private aviation sector revenues is expected to triple in value – if governments, legislators and the region's 34 private jet operators join forces to

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Cabin crews "have vital role in improving business aviation safety culture"

Posted 15 May 2014

Cabin crews have as significant a role to play when it comes to safety on airlines or business jets, but an industry organisation has warned this will only work if reassurances are made that crew won't have the

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Qatar flies first all-business class flight from Heathrow

Posted 15 May 2014

Qatar Airways inaugurated its new all-premium daily service 'Business One' between Doha and London Heathrow today, becoming the first ever carrier to operate an all-Business Class service from London Heathrow.

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Embraer to exhibit aircraft and services portfolio at EBACE 2014

Posted 15 May 2014

Embraer Executive Jets will promote its full aircraft portfolio and customer support and services solutions EBACE in Geneva next week.

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Flying Colours phase one of facility expansion completed

Posted 15 May 2014

Flying Colours refurbishment and maintenance specialist has completed the first phase, of a three phase expansion plan, at its Peterborough, Ontario headquarters.

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Qatar Executive strengthens its MRO offer

Posted 15 May 2014

Qatar Executive – the Qatar Airways' business jet arm – has strengthened its position as a leader in maintenance services for Bombardier aircraft in the Middle East thanks to two new maintenance approvals.

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Airbus highlights ACJ319 at EBACE

Posted 14 May 2014

The Airbus ACJ319 will be on display at EBACE in Geneva next week.

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Embraer and Boeing sign a MoU

Posted 12 May 2014

Embraer and Boeing have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for creating a joint biofuels research centre for the purpose of developing and maturing the knowledge and technologies that make it possible to establish a sustainable biofuels chain for

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Dassault on target with first Falcon 5X development

Posted 12 May 2014

Dassault Aviation is on schedule for the first flight of its Falcon 5X with the joining of the main centre fuselage subassemblies - a key milestone in the production program for this new large cabin twinjet.

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Mubadala takes control of Piaggio Aero

Posted 6 May 2014

Abu Dhabi-based investment and development company, Mubadala has become the majority shareholder in Piaggio Aero, the Italian manufacturer of the fast turboprop the Avanti II and the Hammerhead UAS.

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MEBAA anticipating boom event for business aviation show

Posted 6 May 2014

The Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event is likely to be the most exciting edition to date when it takes place 8 - 10 December at the purpose-built venue in Dubai World Central (DWC) for the first time, industry association

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Universal's Le Bourget base offers new facilities for Middle East operators

Posted 6 May 2014

Middle Eastern operators and flightplanners were among guests at Le Bourget, Paris to celebrate the inauguration of Universal Aviation's updated FBO

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Judith Moreton appointed as regional VP by Universal Weather

Posted 5 May 2014

Universal Weather and Aviation has named Judith Moreton as its new regional vice president, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

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MNG Jet obtains EASA approval for its Aspire system on Challenger 300

Posted 2 May 2014

EASA STC 10048929 was developed by MNG Jet together with S4A Solutions For Aviation SL which is an EASA Part 21 Design Organization from Spain, SATCOM and Honeywell.

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UAE admitted into the SAFA programme for Europe

Posted 30 April 2014

UAE has become the first non-European state to be granted full membership in European Union's Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft, known as SAFA.

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Royal Jordanian preparing to receive first Boeing 787 in August

Posted 30 April 2014

Royal Jordanian is undertaking all preparations to receive its first 787 aircraft, which is expected to join the airline's fleet in August, after the US aircraft manufacturer confirmed that the RJ Dreamliner assembly is

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim sees increased aircraft movement at DWC

Posted 28 April 2014

Ahead of the planned runway closure resulting in restricted activity at Dubai International Airport later this week, DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has seen over 100 percent increase in private and business jet movement

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Embraer projects 530 new deliveries of 70 to 130-seat jets in Middle East and Africa

Posted 23 April 2014

Embraer Commercial Aviation forecasts that airlines in the Middle East and Africa will take delivery of 530 new jets in the 70 to 130-seat segment over the next 20 years (valued at USD 25 billion at

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Etihad Regional commences Geneva-Toulouse service

Posted 22 April 2014

Etihad Regional marked the start of a twice-weekly service linking Geneva in Switzerland, and Toulouse in southwestern France.

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ExecuJet Middle East wins new Turkish approval for Dubai MROs

Posted 14 April 2014 · 1 Comment

ExecuJet Middle East is celebrating extended Turkish Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) approval for maintenance operations at the company's facilities at Dubai International Airport and Al Maktoum

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Airbus launch new version of ACJ319

Posted 14 April 2014

Airbus has launched a new version of its popular corporate jet, the ACJ319, offering customers simplicity, speed and savings in the cabin. Called ACJ319 Elegance, the new version complements today's fully customisable version.

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Air Charter Service flew a quarter of a million passengers in 2013

Posted 10 April 2014

Air Charter Service has revealed that during its last financial year (Feb 1st-Jan 31st) the company carried more than 230,000 people on its chartered aircraft.

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LearJet 85 makes its maiden flight

Posted 9 April 2014

The latest in the Learjet family has finally taken to the skies as the LearJet 85 made its maiden flight today.

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SaudiGulf to offer premium inflight entertainment on new A320 fleet

Posted 9 April 2014

The first of the new domestic airlines to operate from Saudi Arabia, SaudiGulf is to offer Thales entertainment systems for passengers following a deal announced today.

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Cessna celebrates 100th Grand Caravan EX delivery

Posted 9 April 2014

Cessna Aircraft Company - part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. - is celebrating the milestone delivery of the 100th Cessna Grand Caravan EX, to a customer in the UAE.

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GAMA opens new Middle East/North Africa office in Dubai

Posted 8 April 2014

During the Global Aerospace Summit, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the opening of a representative office for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The new office will be co-located

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New Falcon 2000 models get London City approvals

Posted 2 April 2014

Dassault's Falcon 2000S and 2000LXS twin jets have received approval to operate at one of the world's most challenging airports, London City, located in the heart of Europe's financial hub. Dassault is the only business jet manufacturer

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Boeing launches the BBJ MAX series with first order

Posted 2 April 2014

Boeing has todayannounced the launch of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) MAX family of airplanes after receiving the first order from an undisclosed customer. The order is for a BBJ MAX 8, which is based on the 737 MAX 8 and the newest business

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Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014 sees significant growth

Posted 30 March 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports reported today that the total value of sales at Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014, the region's only general aviation exhibition, reached in excess of AED 5 billion, 35% higher than the sales generated at last year's exhibition.

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Gulfstream G280 adds more city-pair records to its list

Posted 27 March 2014

Gulfstream Aerospace super mid-size G280 added more city-pair records to its already impressive list. In less than a month's time, the G280 set six new records, bringing the aircraft's total speed records to 45.

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Riyadh the venue for next MEBAC event

Posted 26 March 2014

After a successful Middle East business aviation conference (MEBAC) in Jeddah last year, the industry association MEBAA is hosting another MEBAC in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh, under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalid bin Bandar bin

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Gulfstream G280 speeds its way to record books on flight from Dubai

Posted 26 March 2014

A flight from the UAE to the west coast of Africa started a series of world speed reords for the Gulfstream G280 business jet as it added six city-pair records In less than a month.

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Gulfstream delivers 300th Gulfstream G450

Posted 25 March 2014

Gulfstream Aerospace has delivered its 300th Gulfstream G450.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim cashes in on purpose-built facility at DWC

Posted 17 March 2014

The imminent closure of Dubai International Airport's runways for refurbishment on May 1st for a period of 80 days has already seen a shift in a number of business aviation players to Al Maktoum International Airport

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Textron completes acquisition of Beechcraft

Posted 14 March 2014

Textron Inc. today announced it has closed its acquisition of Beech Holdings, LLC, the parent of Beechcraft Corporation, and that it will bring together its Cessna business and Beechcraft to form a new segment called Textron Aviation.

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Gulfstream 650 sets city-pair record

Posted 14 March 2014

Gulfstream Aerospace's G650 set another city-pair record, this time between White Plains, N.Y., and Mumbai, India.

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Eclipse delivers first 550 VLJ today

Posted 13 March 2014

Eclipse Aerospace, has delivered its first Eclipse 550 twin-engine very light jet from its headquarters in Albuquerque following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification.

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Embraer rolls out first production E175 with fuel burn improvements

Posted 12 March 2014

Embraer Commercial Aviation rolled out the first E175 featuring a range of aerodynamic improvements that reduce fuel burn compared to the previous production aircraft.

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Gulf Aviation Safety Council backs IATA criticism of safety league tables

Posted 9 March 2014

The Gulf Aviation Safety Council (GFSC) has called for greater cooperation and exchange of information by all aviation stakeholders both regionally and internationally and also lodged support for IATA's

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Embraer celebrates ten years of E-Jet deliveries

Posted 7 March 2014

This month, Embraer Commercial Aviation celebrates another historic milestone in its E-Jets programme – the ten-year anniversary of the first aircraft deliveries.

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RJ to operate Amman-Kuwait twice daily

Posted 4 March 2014

In light of the high demand for traffic between Amman and Kuwait, Royal Jordanian will increase the frequency of its flights to the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait, from 10 weekly flights to 14 (two daily flights) starting April 2014.

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DhabiJet holds awards for its supporting partners

Posted 3 March 2014

Al Bateen Executive Airport has announced that its Fixed Based Operator (FBO) DhabiJet held an awards ceremony honoring its partners for their outstanding services in supporting DhabiJet in the handling of all visiting and based

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ADAE 2014: Royal Jet is on target for new Al Bateen headquarters

Posted 27 February 2014

Abu Dhabi-based international luxury flight services company Royal Jet confirmed today that the planning and development of its integrated base at Al Bateen executive airport is well underway with first phase

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First CSeries for corporate role ordered for Abu Dhabi

Posted 26 February 2014

Abu Dhabi-based Falcon Aviation Services is to become the first Bombardier CSeries customer in the UAE following the signing of a letter of intent to buy one CS300 with an option for a second of the type.

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FAS opens Embraer Service Centre at Al Bateen

Posted 26 February 2014

Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) has officially opened its newly constructed 106,000 square foot Authorised Embraer Service Centre at Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi, making it one of the largest Executive MROs in the Middle East.

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Sponsorships mount up at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Posted 24 February 2014

Abu Dhabi Airports has announced its second wave of sponsorships for Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014 which will be held Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive

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Bombardier Learjet obtains FTV1 flight test permit for Learjet 85

Posted 20 February 2014

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that Learjet has obtained the first flight test permit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Learjet 85 aircraft Flight Test Vehicle 1 (FTV1). In addition, engine

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Boeing and SunExpress finalise order for 15 737 MAXs

Posted 19 February 2014

Boeing and SunExpress have finalised an order for 15 737 MAX 8s and 25 Next-Generation 737-800 airplanes. The order, valued at more than $3.8 billion at list prices, also includes options for 10 additional 737 MAX 8s.

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Air Charter Service reports 14% growth in charter numbers

Posted 19 February 2014

The leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, has reported that it completed almost 7,500 charter contracts in its financial year, Feb 1st – Jan 31st.

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Qatar Executive showcasing Bombardier Global 5000 at Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Posted 19 February 2014

Qatar Executive, the business jet charter division of Qatar Airways, will be exhibiting at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo, set to take place from 25 to 27 February at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.

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Gore starts work on its first BBJ 787

Posted 16 February 2014

A BBJ 787-8 has arrived at the Gore Design Completions (GCD) in San Antonio,Texas and is being outfitted for an undisclosed Middle Eastern customer.

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Al Bateen Executive Airport announces sponsors for Air Expo

Posted 15 February 2014

Al Bateen Executive Airport has revealed the names of the prestigious sponsors for Abu Dhabi Air Expo 2014.

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New MD for Air Charter Service Middle East

Posted 13 February 2014

Air Charter Service has announced that Andrew Summers has been appointed the new managing director of the company's Middle East operation, headquartered in Dubai.

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Benoit Defforge named managing director of Airbus Corporate Jets

Posted 5 February 2014

Benoit Defforge has been appointed managing director, Airbus Corporate Jets, and now leads Airbus' corporate jet business globally, combining his new role with that of his previous one as head of the Airbus Corporate

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Al Bateen continues to witness growth

Posted 2 February 2014

Abu Dhabi's executive airport, Al Bateen, is continuing to see growth. Abu Dhabi Airports announced today an 18% increase in visiting aircraft traffic and 6% increase in commercial aircraft traffic during 2013, compared to 2012.

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Air Charter Service opens for business in Turkey

Posted 31 January 2014

Aircraft charter broker, Air Charter Service, has established a presence in Turkey.

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