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July 27, 2016, 2:38 PM

VistaJet Hits 10,000th YTD Flight in Record Time

This accomplishment comes on the heels of a 23-percent rise in global flight traffic in the first half.

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A Paris court ruled yesterday that Continental Airlines was "criminally responsible" for the crash of the Air France Concorde in July 2000, which killed 11
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In reaction to last week’s move by the U.S.
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Nov 30, 2010 - 11:14 AM
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