GlobeAir to launch scheduled services using current Citation fleet

GlobeAir is set to launch scheduled services using its current fleet of Cessna Citation Mustangs. In her 6 June 2017 news article published at the FlightGlobal website, Kate Sarsfield reports that the Austrian air taxi company is launching the service “as part of its strategy to provide a range of offerings to existing and potential

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DC Aviation expands fleet, wins safety award

Germany-based DC Aviation has added a Gulfstream G650 to its fleet. A news article published at the European Business Air News (EBAN) website on 2 June 2017 confirms: “The 7,000 nm jet has one of the largest and most comfortable cabins in its class and is immediately available for charter from its home base at

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Mid-size and large business jet market growing, says research

A recently released research report shows growth in the markets for mid-size and larger business jets. Terry Spruce’s 5 June 2017 news article published at the Corporate Jet Investor website states that a research report published by Global Jet Capital “reveals that 27% of the 1,742 private jets in Europe are midsize, large and jet

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FlexJet to manage Surf Air’s Phenom 300 fleet

FlexJet Europe has landed a deal to manage Surf Air’s Phenom 300 fleet in Europe. The deal will see FlexJet, through its UK-based subsidiary FlairJet, take charge of the fleet, according to Terry Spruce’s 25 May 2017 news article published at the Corporate Jet Investor website. The fleet management agreement between FlexJet and Surf Air

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Grand Caravan EX preferred air taxi for Waves Technologies

Waves Technologies has settled on the Cessna Grand Caravan EX as the preferred aircraft for the launch of its new air taxi service. “The aircraft is expected to be delivered in the next few months and will support the launch of Waves’ new on-demand, user-driven air taxi service for the Channel Islands,” according to a

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Waypoint completes delivery of helicopters to Omni Taxi Aero

Waypoint Leasing has successfully delivered two Sikorsky helicopters to a Brazil-based energy company. As Alex Baldwin reports in a 25 May 2017 news article published at the Helicopter Investor website, Waypoint “has delivered a Sikorsky S-92 and S-76C++ to Brazilian offshore oil and gas operator Omni Taxi Aero (OTA).” Charter contracts The OTA deal has

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Jetex completes Spanish expansion

Jetex has successfully completed its expansion into the Spanish private aviation market. The Dubai-based operator is set to provide ground-handling services from three locations in the major cities of Barcelona, Madrid and Malaga, according to Curl Epstein’s 16 May 2017 news article published at the AINonline website. Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas, Barcelona-El-Prat and Malaga-Costa del Sol

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Jersey Jet Centre unveils private air taxi platform

Jersey Jet Centre has unveiled its Isle-Fly private air platform, according to Terry Spruce’s 15 May 2017 news article published at the Corporate Jet Investor website. The solution is well suited for business jet and private charter aircraft operating in the island and neighbouring destinations. The company has chosen an eight-seat Cessna as the launching

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JSSI’s indicators show first quarter bizav growth

The latest report from Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI) is signalling favourable growth trends for the business aviation industry in 2017. In a news article published at the AINonline website on 8 May 2017, Chad Trautvetter reports that according to JSSI’s findings, “global business flight activity in the first three months represented the highest level

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Falcon gets GCAA approval for Al Maktoum line maintenance operations

Falcon Aviation now has the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA’s) approval to commence line maintenance operations at its Dubai facility. According to Terry Spruce’s 8 May 2017 article published at the Corporate Jet Investor website, the company “has received approvals from the GCAA to perform third-party line maintenance at its new Dubai South facility.”

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