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News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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Dec 9, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Boutsen’s portfolio currently comprises 15 jets and helicopters, including a G550, Falcon 7X EASy II, Global Express, AW109 SP and EC135P2+.
Dec 9, 2014 - 3:45 AM
Embraer Executive Jets is currently focusing much of its efforts on bringing the Legacy 500 and the smaller 450 to market.
Dec 8, 2014 - 1:01 PM
Positive results to come six months after reporting record losses
Comlux president and CEO Richard Gaona (left) signs a contract for BBJ Max 8 jets with outgoing Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor. The deal marks a shift for the European operator, which has mainly been an Airbus operator.  (Photo: David McIntosh)
Dec 8, 2014 - 1:00 PM
Long-standing Airbus operators switches to BBJ Max as Airbus stalls on ACJ Neo.
Dec 8, 2014 - 12:00 PM
Abu Dhabi-based operator is to invest $700 million to take its fleet size to 20 aircraft.
Dec 8, 2014 - 9:25 AM
Cessna brought four newly certified aircraft to market in the past year: the Citation Sovereign+, Citation M2, Citation X+ and Citation CJ3+.
Dec 8, 2014 - 9:10 AM
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.
Dec 8, 2014 - 9:00 AM
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.
Dec 8, 2014 - 3:00 AM
First delivery of the twinjet in the region to take place in 2017
Dec 8, 2014 - 2:45 AM
Airbus Corporate Jets has had a strong presence in the Middle East, reaching back to the mid-1980s