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Mehair, which has invested $3.2 million in the new service, expects its passengers to include wealthy business people and tourists.
The Brazilian manufacturer has provided an instructor for the Phenom 300 to line-fly the aircraft with Joy Jets captains for the first 100 hours.
There are plenty of challenges for business aviation operators in Asia, but expert help is available.
A civil aviation authority with financial and administrative autonomy would allow it to be more effective in the development of general aviation.
The Bombardier Learjet 85 completed its maiden flight on April 9, marking the beginning of the all-composite midsize jet’s flight-test program.
The Indian bizav community hopes a change in political leadership will yield changes to a regulatory environment that has stifled industry growth.
India’s Business Aircraft Operators Association said aviation officials are trying to deflect blame for the country’s recent aviation safety downgrade.
Business aircraft flying continued its positive streak so far this year, with activity climbing 1.1 percent year-over-year in March.
NetJets is preparing to launch its NetJets China business in the middle of this year, by which time it expects to receive Chinese government approval.