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Qatar Executive expands its fleet with two Gulfstream Jets

Posted 21 June 2019

Qatar Executive has delivered two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets.

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Dubai Airshow set to showcase industry potential

Posted 17 June 2019

The Middle East has been the rising star of the aerospace industry over the last two decades bolstered by a natural strategic location and concerted efforts from operators and governments to foster the market.

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Gulfstream jets receive FAA approval

Posted 17 June 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced its flagship Gulfstream G650ERTM as well as the Gulfstream G650TM, Gulfstream G550TM and Gulfstream G450TM now have U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for touchdown and rollout using an Enhanced

in Business Aviation / Features

Region is set to pep up the jet set

Posted 12 June 2019

The Middle East is set to play a major part in aircraft buying worldwide over the next decade, according to a new market forecast.

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Iridium makes the final $3 billion connection

Posted 5 June 2019

A near decade-long campaign to completely upgrade Iridium’s low-Earth orbiting satellite constellation has finally been completed. Steve Nichols highlights the changes it will bring.

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Why Dubai FBO expansion is so vital

Posted 28 May 2019

ExecuJet Middle East vice president, Mike Berry, analyses the charter market and looks forward to the next big development in Dubai.

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Jet Aviation moving Riyadh FBO to new location at King Khalid International Airport

Posted 23 May 2019

Jet Aviation will relocate to a new and larger 600 square-meter facility area within the shared FBO terminal at Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport.

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The Royal Family

Posted 22 May 2019

A Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) is parked discreetly at a quiet airport in Saudi Arabia. Its tail features a small UAE flag but, as Royal Jet CEO, Rob DiCastri, explains to Alan Peaford, that is a deliberate part of the company’s strategy.

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MEBAA 2020 event set to surpass expectations

Posted 22 May 2019

The UAE as a whole is looking forward to 2020; and the Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) is no exception as plans for the MEBAA Show 2020, 8-10 December at DWC, Airshow Site take shape.

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CTT Systems partners with Airbus Corporate Jets to optimise humidification system for ACJ320

Posted 21 May 2019

CTT SYSTEMS, a provider of aircraft humidity control systems, has signed an MoU with Airbus Corporate Jets to optimise a humidification system for the ACJ320 Family to further improve

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Dassault completes Critical Design Review for its new Falcon 6X

Posted 20 May 2019

Dassault Aviation has completed the Critical Design Review for its new Falcon 6X, freezing the detailed design of the new ultra widebody twinjet, and begun manufacturing major parts as the program tracks to assembly of

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Gulfstream G600 nears end of function and reliability testing

Posted 20 May 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has said its all-new, award-winning Gulfstream G600 is nearing the end of function and reliability (F&R) testing, the final stage of flying required for aircraft type certification by the U.S.

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Strata and Pilatus extend PC-24 partnership

Posted 20 May 2019

Al Ain-based aero-structure manufacturer to make flap track fairings for the world’s first ‘Super Versatile Jet’

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Comlux delivers first VIP Wide body cabin completion on Airbus ACJ330

Posted 20 May 2019

Comlux has announced the delivery of its first VIP Wide body cabin completion on an Airbus ACJ330.

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Embraer’s Praetor 600 business jet makes Its first transatlantic crossing

Posted 20 May 2019

Embraer’s new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet has completed its first transatlantic crossing, powered by Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF).

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Dassault Falcon Service FBO achieves IS-BAH accreditation for ground handling at Paris-Le Bourget

Posted 16 May 2019

Dassault Falcon Service’s Fixed-Base Operator (FBO) at Paris-Le Bourget airport has been awarded an International Standard for Business Aircraft Handling (IS-BAH) Stage 1

in Business Aviation / Maintenance

Bombardier joins Jetex for a new line maintenance station in Dubai

Posted 16 May 2019

Bombardier has signed an agreement with Dubai-headquartered Jetex to set up a new line maintenance station in the UAE to complement the tip-to-tail maintenance services provided by the Canadian manufacturer’s

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ACJ to showcase an ACJ319 at EBACE

Posted 15 May 2019

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) will showcase an ACJ319 at EBACE taking place May 21-23.

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Pilatus PC-12 NG adds L3 system to production line

Posted 13 May 2019

Pilatus has selected Gogo Business Aviation’s latest inflight connectivity technology, Gogo AVANCE L3, as a factory option on new production PC-12 NG aircraft.

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Embraer delivers 11 commercial and 11 executive jets in 1Q19

Posted 3 May 2019

Embraer delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets (eight light and three large). As of March 31st, the firm order backlog totalled USD 16.0

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Success Aviation opens new headquarters in Dubai

Posted 2 May 2019

A record breaking four billion passengers travelled by air in 2017 according to the 62nd annual report released by the International Air Transport Association.

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Bombardier unveils Soleil lighting system on its Global 7500 aircraft

Posted 1 May 2019

Bombardier Business Aircraft has unveiled the Soleil lighting system on the award-winning Global 7500 business jet.

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TAG Aviation undertakes first 60-month check on Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft

Posted 30 April 2019

TAG Aviation’s Maintenance Services Centre in Geneva has completed its first 60-month check on a Bombardier Global 6000 aircraft.

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Business aviation customers fly on CorporateCare Enhanced service

Posted 29 April 2019

Rolls-Royce has signed the 100th CorporateCare Enhanced service contract, only weeks after the programme has become available.

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Dassault’s Falcon 8X sets new cross country speed record

Posted 29 April 2019

Dassault’s Falcon 8X recently set a new coast-to-coast speed record, flying from Santa Monica’s notoriously short 3,500 foot runway to Teterboro, New Jersey. The flight took just 4 hours and 28 minutes with overall poor

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ACJ319neo1 successfully completes first flight

Posted 26 April 2019

The ACJ319neo1 successfully completed a first flight lasting one hour and 55 min on April 24, 2019, beginning a short flight-test programme to verify its corporate jet features – such as the extra fuel tanks in its cargo-hold, which enable

in Business Aviation

Embraer E195-E2 granted certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Posted 16 April 2019

Embraer has received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration)

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Gulfstream G500 in-service fleet amasses nearly 2,000 flight hours around the world

Posted 15 April 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the all- new Gulfstream G500 in-service fleet has already amassed nearly 2,000 flight hours around the world.

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Jetex adds Japan to its portfolio

Posted 11 April 2019

Jetex announces third location in Japan at Kansai International Airport (RJBB/KIX), the official airport of the G20: Global Summit Meeting to be held in June.

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FAI Aviation Group marks 30 years

Posted 10 April 2019

FAI Aviation Group, a provider of mission-critical aviation services offering fixed-wing air ambulance, special missions, charter and aircraft management, as well as full MRO services will return to EBACE next month as it celebrates 30 years of business

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VistaJet launches VistaPet

Posted 8 April 2019

Business aviation company VistaJet has announced the launch of VistaPet, a comprehensive programme designed for pets.

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FAI selects Collins Aerospace’s Venue cabin management system

Posted 27 March 2019

FAI Technik, part of the FAI Aviation Group, has selected Collins Aerospace’s latest Venue cabin management system and high definition entertainment system for its latest Bombardier BD700 Global Express cabin

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Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo

Posted 26 March 2019

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo1 aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11

in Business Aviation / Features

Collins plays the name game

Posted 26 March 2019

United Technologies Corp (UTC) completed its acquisition of Rockwell Collins late last year. The two companies combined to form Collins Aerospace. Steve Nichols reports.

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Embraer delivers the 500th Phenom 300 series aircraft

Posted 26 March 2019

Embraer has delivered the 500th Phenom 300 series business jet. The Phenom 300 is the only business jet model to reach this milestone in the last 10 years.

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NEXUS wins contract to manage a Gulfstream G650 for Middle East client

Posted 26 March 2019

NEXUS, a Middle East aviation service provider, has won a mandate to manage a Gulfstream G650 for an undisclosed Middle East client.

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AMAC Aerospace announce new projects

Posted 18 March 2019

AMAC Aerospace has said that a new Head of State Gulftstream G650 project is ahead of schedule completed. The company also added that new maintenance contracts have been awarded to the headquarters in Switzerland for Boeings 737, A318 and a B747.

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Qatar Executive qualifies to fly into specially designated airports

Posted 14 March 2019

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, can now fly to Samedan, Switzerland; Chambery, France; and Innsbruck, Austria.

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Sky Prime signs engineering and training deal with Etihad

Posted 12 March 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Sky Prime, the largest private aviation operator in the Middle East, has signed contracts to collaborate with Etihad Aviation Group’s engineering and aviation training divisions.

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Jet Aviation celebrates 40 years of operations in Saudi Arabia

Posted 12 March 2019

Jet Aviation celebrates 40 years of operations in Saudi Arabia at the Saudi International Airshow, being held March 12- 14, 2019.

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Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft completes the world’s longest range business jet flight

Posted 5 March 2019

Bombardier has announced that its Global 7500 aircraft, has demonstrated its ability to go the distance by completing the longest-range business jet flight in history, successfully

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Comlux raises the bar for maintenance services on large VIP aircraft

Posted 4 March 2019

Comlux has said Comlux Completion, its completion and service centre in Indianapolis, is raising the bar in maintenance services on large VIP aircraft such as ACJ and BBJ.

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The Embraer Phenom 300 is the world’s most delivered light business jet

Posted 22 February 2019

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 53 Phenom 300 and Phenom 300E light jets in 2018, according to a report issued by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

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MEBAA Show Morocco bringing business aviation to North Africa

Posted 20 February 2019

The MEBAA Show Morocco will bring business aviation to the North African region, according to announcements made at a recent local press conference by Ali Alnaqbi, Founding & Executive Chairman of the Middle East & North

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DC Aviation concludes 96-month major check on a Challenger 850

Posted 14 February 2019

DC Aviation’s Maintenance Service Centre located at Stuttgart Airport has successfully completed a full 96-month major check on a Challenger 850.

in Business Aviation / Features

Storm looming over mandatory upgrade

Posted 13 February 2019

A perfect storm of mandatory upgrades and compliance is building on the business jet horizon – and a surprising number of owners and operators remain unaware or unconcerned by its implications.

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Falcon Aviation highlights Saudi GACA authorisation for aircraft maintenance

Posted 12 February 2019

Falcon Aviation has been awarded new accreditation to handle business jet and regional aircraft MRO at its UAE bases by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA).

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Jetex Dubai and Paris FBOs Awarded 5 Stars

Posted 5 February 2019

Jetex is the only private aviation company in the world to be assessed and awarded by The Global Star Rating System for Services for providing exceptional experience for customer happiness across all service channels.

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VistaJet records increase in new members including customer base in the Middle East

Posted 31 January 2019

VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announced another record year in 2018, with new Members and number of flights up prominently year on year. As it enters its 15th

in Business Aviation

Rolls-Royce Ghost added to the aircraft transfer fleet at DXB

Posted 30 January 2019

A 2019 Rolls-Royce Ghost has been added to the aircraft transfer fleet at Dubai International’s (DXB) Al Majlis VIP Service at Terminal 3.

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Qatar Executive is the first commercial operator of the Gulfstream G500 Jet worldwide

Posted 29 January 2019

Qatar Executive is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet, which embarked on its inaugural flight on Monday 14 January.

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Gulfstream G280 sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Posted 18 January 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record- breaking flight by its class-leading super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft.

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Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of first ACJ320neo

Posted 17 January 2019

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range and economy.

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First BBJ MAX 9 completion contract for AMAC Aerospace

Posted 15 January 2019

AMAC Aerospace has announced that a new completion contract has been signed for a BBJ MAX 9.

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Dassault Aviation releases delivery figures for 2018

Posted 11 January 2019

Dassault Aviation has released figures for its total deliveries in 2018.

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New appointments at Comlux Completion

Posted 10 January 2019

With the upcoming delivery of its first Wide Body completion Comlux Completion, specialists in business aviation, transaction and completion services around the world, has announced new organisational and operational changes.

in Business Aviation / Features

Electric aircraft: Myth or reality?

Posted 7 January 2019

Jetex is partnering with US start-up, Wright Electric, to revolutionise private jet aviation and support electric aircraft for short-haul flights. Anuradha Deenapanray and Vincent Chappard look at other projects enabling people to envisage flying

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Gulfstream makes first international deliveries of all-new G500 to Qatar Airways

Posted 31 December 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace recently made the first international deliveries of the clean-sheet, record-breaking Gulfstream G500. Qatar Airways received two G500 aircraft at Gulfstream’s Savannah

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Cessna Citation longitude achieves provisional type certification

Posted 21 December 2018

Textron Aviation has announced its Cessna Citation Longitude super-midsize jet has achieved provisional type certification (PTC) from the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Another milestone for Aramco fleet

Posted 19 December 2018

Aramco Overseas Company has selected Leonardo Helicopters and Milestone Aviation Group, a subsidiary of aviation leasing specialist GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), to renew its medium helicopter fleet. Jon Lake reports.

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Jet Set X chooses Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X as aircraft of choice

Posted 17 December 2018

Jet Set X, an exclusive members only club, has appointed Dassault Aviation Falcon 8X as the aircraft of choice and JETEX as the Official FBO for The Middle East.

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Aviation District and D J Aviation sign agreement to build two hangers

Posted 13 December 2018

The Aviation District in Dubai South and D J Aviation, an Emirati company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of two hangers at Aviation District of Dubai South by D J Aviation. The

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MEBAA Show fuelled regional business aviation expansion

Posted 13 December 2018

While the Middle East is an extremely conducive environment for business aviation, with some 540 private aircraft deployed across the region, the weather conditions and all year-round sunshine can present problems for aircraft

in Business Aviation

MEBAA conference covers interesting and key topics

Posted 13 December 2018

In future, business aviation will be as ubiquitous as driving a car – according to Badr Al-Olama, Head of Aerospace, Mubadala Investment Company, who delivered a dramatic vision of the sector’s future in a keynote speech at the second day

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Jet Aviation signs preferred handling agreement with Excellent Air

Posted 11 December 2018

Jet Aviation has signed a preferred Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with Excellent Air, which operates Europe’s largest fleet of Cessna CJ2 aircraft as-well-as several Cessna XLS aircraft based in

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Middle East and North Africa business aviation association attracts new board members

Posted 11 December 2018

Ali Alnaqbi, founding & executive chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) has welcomed a host of senior industry figures to the organisation he

in Business Aviation / Features

Private - at a price

Posted 11 December 2018

Private aircraft ownership comes with its own set of considerations, all focused on maintaining airworthiness through planned and unplanned events. Chuck Grieve spoke to leading Middle East maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operators for their insights.

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Jetex now the exclusive dealer in the region for hi-tech new HondaJet

Posted 9 December 2018

Jetex is bringing the next-generation in advanced private jets to the Middle East after striking an agreement with Honda Aircraft Company to become the exclusive authorized dealer for the region.

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Gulfstream to debut G500 and G600 at MEBAA

Posted 6 December 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 will make their first appearance at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) airshow Dec.ember 10-12 in Dubai.

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ACJ319 to go on display at MEBAA

Posted 4 December 2018

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showcasing an ACJ319 at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) show to highlight the trend towards larger cabins in new-generation business jets.

in Business Aviation / Features

And for my Nexus trick...

Posted 3 December 2018

If you can’t find a suitable partner to provide ground services for your executive jet offering, why not create your own? Continue by opening training academies, start organising airlines… and then set up one yourself. That, as Alan Dron reports, is the remarkable

in Business Aviation

Boutsen Aviation completes sales in the Middle East

Posted 3 December 2018

Boutsen Aviation has completed two aircraft sales in one week, both in the Middle East region.

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It's a Who's Who of aviation and innovation

Posted 26 November 2018

The Middle East’s top business aviation conference and exhibition returns to Dubai World central (DWC) in December. Dave Calderwood looks forward to the event.

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DAE signs a new US$720 million revolving credit facility

Posted 15 November 2018

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has signed a new unsecured US$720 million revolving credit facility with a group of nine international banks based in US, Europe and Asia. The credit facility has a maturity of five years.

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Gainjet Ireland takes delivery of the world’s first EJ-registered aircraft

Posted 13 November 2018

Celebrating 90 years of the Irish aircraft registry with the Irish Aviation Authority, GainJet Ireland added to the celebrations with its recently acquired Embraer Lineage 1000 EJ-IOBN, being the first

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Bombardier’s award-winning Global 7500 business jet earns FAA approval

Posted 8 November 2018

Bombardier’s flagship business jet, the Global 7500 aircraft, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, achieving another important milestone as it approaches entry-into-service

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Vertis Aviation adds second BBJ to its portfolio

Posted 5 November 2018

Switzerland-based Vertis Aviation, the long-range charter specialist, has added a second Boeing Business Jet to its growing portfolio of large-jets available for international charter.

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Jet Aviation performs two C-Checks in tandem on Gulfstream GVs in Dubai

Posted 23 October 2018

Jet Aviation has successfully performed two simultaneous 192-month C-Checks on Gulfstream GVs in Dubai. Both checks were combined with a number of service bulletins. The company recently redelivered the

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Comlux celebrates first year of operation and charter of Crystal aircrusies B777-200LR VIP

Posted 16 October 2018

Comlux is celebrating the first anniversary of the operation and charter of the beautiful B777-200LR VIP of Crystal AirCruises “Crystal Skye”.

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GKN Aerospace and UTAS sign lifetime Repair License Agreement

Posted 16 October 2018

GKN Fokker Services and UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) have entered into a lifetime Repair License Agreement to support UTAS’ hydraulic flight control components of the Bombardier CRJ200 and CRJ700/900/1000 aircraft in

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Falcon 8X certified for EFVS to 100 ft operations

Posted 10 October 2018

The Falcon 8X has been certified by EASA and the FAA for an enhanced flight vision system capability that gives operational credit for poor visibility approaches down to 100 ft, greatly improving access to airports in bad weather and

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MEBAA Show 2018 to feature exhibitors from around the world

Posted 8 October 2018

The business aviation market in the Middle East is attracting the industry leading companies and niche customers from around the world. When the MEBAA Show 2018 takes place 10-12 December at DWC, Airshow Site, around seventy

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Abu Dhabi Airports holds healthy lifestyle and wellness sessions at Al Bateen Executive Airport

Posted 2 October 2018

Abu Dhabi Airports hosted last week a healthy lifestyle and wellness event at Al Bateen Executive Airport and its headquarters (HQ), providing a range of services and raising

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Gulfstream delivers first all-new Gulfstream G500

Posted 28 September 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace has delivered the first all-new Gulfstream G500, officially marking the arrival of a new generation of Gulfstream innovation and design.

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XO Jet becomes part of Vista group

Posted 21 September 2018

The third largest US business jet charter operator by flight hours, XO Jet, which is part-owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala, has been bought by Vista Global.

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VistaJet to move HQ to Dubai with new technology division

Posted 18 September 2018

Dubai is to be the headquarters of a new business aircraft leasing and flight-booking technology company headed by the founder of VistaJet, Thomas Flohr.

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Jetex Flight Support named official FBO and handler for MEBAA Show 2018

Posted 11 September 2018

Jetex Flight Support has been appointed as the official FBO and handler for the MEBAA Show 2018.

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Dassault and Safran settle dispute over 5X engine delay

Posted 6 September 2018

Dassault Aviation has agreed what it described as an “amicable settlement” with Safran putting an end to the dispute concerning the Silvercrest engine planned to equip the Falcon 5X.

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Luxivair looks good to MENA clients

Posted 5 September 2018

Luxivair SBD, southern California’s premier fixed-based operator (FBO) located at San Bernardino International Airport, is quickly becoming the terminal of choice for private jet passengers from the MENA region.

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First ACJ320neo is assembled

Posted 16 August 2018

The first ACJ320neo has been assembled on programme, fitted with CFM International LEAP-1A engines and painted in ACJ house-colours, in preparation for a first flight in the coming weeks.

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G Whizz

Posted 23 July 2018

An extraordinary experience awaits those private jet passengers who are buying or chartering Gulfstream’s latest masterpieces – the G500 and G600. Dave Calderwood reports.

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim expands managed aircraft fleet

Posted 17 July 2018

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added another Bombardier Challenger aircraft to its managed fleet.

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Flight Fan-tastic?

Posted 16 July 2018

The XTI Aircraft Company exhibited a one-third scale model of its planned TriFan 600 aircraft at the inaugural Kuwait Aviation Show in January 2018, as part of the company’s ambitious equity-based crowdsourced funding campaign. Jon Lake reports.

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Gulfstream G500 completes high-speed world tour

Posted 16 July 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the all- new Gulfstream G500 recently wrapped up its world tour after flying nearly 130,000 nautical miles/240,760 kilometers, stopping at 44 cities and visiting 18 countries on six continents in just

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Embraer foresees demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 Seats over next 20 years

Posted 16 July 2018

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years. The in-service fleet is set to increase to 16,000 aircraft, up from

in Business Aviation

Vistajet operates recoded number of flights as members increase in first half of 2018

Posted 11 July 2018

VistaJet continued to gain substantial market share around the world during the first half of 2018.

in Business Aviation / Features

Reaching out - Alnaqbi reflects on MEBAA mission

Posted 6 July 2018

Tensions in the Middle East and North Africa may be hampering the growth of the business aviation sector but MEBAA is pushing forward, as Asma Abdullah discovers.

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TAG Farnborough Airport becomes world’s first carbon neutral business aviation airport

Posted 27 June 2018

The UK’s main business aviation hub, TAG Farnborough Airport, has thrown down the mantle to the rest of the world trying to meet carbon reduction targets.

in Business Aviation

First ACJ320neo enters final assembly

Posted 27 June 2018

The first ACJ320neo has entered final assembly in Hamburg, marking the start of a new era in Airbus corporate jets.

in Business Aviation / Features

Power brokers

Posted 26 June 2018

Dave Calderwood catches up with Jetcraft president, Chad Anderson, to ask him to spill the beans on the broker’s remarkable success

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Gulfstream G600 nears end of function and reliability testing

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MEBAA 2020 event set to surpass expectations

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Embraer delivers 11 commercial and 11 executive jets in 1Q19

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