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November 30, 2006, 8:12 AM

Jet Personales (Booth No. 957) is a newcomer to Spain’s growing business aviation industry and it claims to be the country’s first executive charter firm that owns all the aircraft it operates.

November 30, 2006, 8:11 AM

Executive Airlines, Spain’s second-ranking executive charter operator, has increased its fleet from four aircraft to seven and expects to add five more in the next two years, for a total of 12, to serve what it calls a growing but very competitive market.

November 30, 2006, 8:08 AM

Gestair makes a fair claim to being Spain’s leading business aviation group, with about 60 percent of the national executive charter market. It also claims to be the third-ranking operator for the whole of Europe in terms of the number of aircraft operated and passengers carried.

November 30, 2006, 8:05 AM

Lufthansa Technik (Booth No. 744) is continuing to expand both the geographical reach and the range of its support services for VIP and corporate customers.

November 30, 2006, 7:37 AM

Jet Aviation, founded almost 40 years ago in 1967 by the late Carl Hirschmann as a modest one-hangar FBO in Basel, Switzerland, has enjoyed constant growth ever since the company was acquired by European private equity company Permira Funds in mid-2005.

November 30, 2006, 6:34 AM

When thinking of the French business aviation scene, most people would probably immediately call to mind Paris Le Bourget. But France also boasts several other general aviation gateways that are enhancing business aviation facilities.

November 30, 2006, 6:29 AM

Following a management buyout of its avionics division last year, Swiss manufacturer Revue Thommen decided to seek business in new markets more aggressively than in the past. With that in mind, the company opened a facility in Addison, Texas, near Dallas, in January.

November 30, 2006, 6:25 AM

New Piper Aircraft has appointed its German dealer, Piper Generalvertretung Deutschland AG (Piper AG), to run a new dealership covering the UK and Spain–taking over from Senate Aviation. The operation, Piper UK, will handle sales, parts and service for the U.S.

November 30, 2006, 6:24 AM

This past year independent Italian business aviation service companies made inroads against government-backed airport handling providers that have long blocked competitors in the battle for market access.

November 30, 2006, 6:21 AM

AirData, the flight planning specialist, is preparing to launch its new SwiftOps.com online flight planning and crew briefing system this fall.

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