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November 6, 2006, 9:41 AM

UK maintenance provider Jet Engineering and Technical Support (Jets) has received European Aviation Safety Agency approval to support Raytheon Aircraft’s Premier I. The OEM has also endorsed this new role. Southampton-based Jets is already approved to maintain the Hawker line.

November 6, 2006, 9:39 AM

Honeywell Aerospace expects the world’s business jet manufacturers to set a new delivery record next year and establish a strong precedent for a 10-year forecast period in which the industry will ship more than 12,000 airplanes worth $195 billion.

November 6, 2006, 9:38 AM

Comair reached concessionary labor agreements with its mechanics and flight attendants late last month, but at press time a deal with its pilots continued to elude the Cincinnati-based regional, a major portion of whose route network stands subject to outsourcing by Delta Air Lines to independent

November 6, 2006, 9:27 AM

The “invasion,”–as critics call it, of thousands of very light jets over the next several years has prompted NBAA to fire a shot across the bow of the Air Transport Association (ATA) for its long-held contention that the emergence of VLJs will overburden the air transportation system in the U.S.

November 6, 2006, 9:27 AM

The dark clouds that have hung over Teterboro Airport for many months about issues of noise, safety and security evaporated at a press conference last month.

November 6, 2006, 9:13 AM

Quiet Technology Aerospace reports it recently installed its 45th Gulfstream Stage 3 hush kit.

November 6, 2006, 9:07 AM

Three twin-turboprop accidents within four days of each other last month claimed the lives of all 13 aboard. On October 15, four people in a Twin Commander 690 were killed when the aircraft crashed near Antlers, Okla.

November 6, 2006, 9:01 AM

The union representing the pilots of SkyWest Airlines regional airline subsidiary Atlantic Southeast Airlines on October 13 began picketing the long-time union-free parent company at its St. George, Utah headquarters.

November 6, 2006, 8:55 AM

Engine manufacturers are gearing up for development programs aimed at bringing new generations of 10,000-pound-thrust turbofans to business aviation.

November 6, 2006, 8:52 AM

In an unusual request, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) last month filed a petition with the FAA asking permission to operate without a rotating beacon.