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It’s rare to see a new light twin design reach certification, but the V24 has a choice of three engine types so could appeal to a wide range of users.
Nextant will have delivered 50 400XTi aircraft by the end of this year and sees a bright market for the type in the Middle East following its first sale.
First delivery of the twinjet in the region to take place in 2017
Airbus Corporate Jets has had a strong presence in the Middle East, reaching back to the mid-1980s
Dubai-based Hadid is expanding in the Americas and Asia, and has a new alliance with Satcom Direct.
In the near term, Honeywell is projecting deliveries of 650 to 675 new jets this year, a single-digit percent increase from 2013.
Today Falcon breaks ground on new DWC completions center, which will open at the end of 2015.
GDC Technics is to provide Honeywell’s JetWave satellite communications system for in-service Boeing and Airbus business.
“Over the years MEBA has grown in line with the business aviation market in the Middle East,” said Ali Al Naqbi, chairman of MEBAA.
Lufthansa Technik will be better able to support operators in the Middle East.