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October 9, 2007, 11:48 AM

Toronto-based flight simulator maker CAE completed its acquisition of Schreiner Aviation Training of the Netherlands. Schreiner operates 19 simulators located in Europe and the U.S. In April, CAE acquired the former BAE Systems simulation and training division in Tampa, Fla.z

October 9, 2007, 11:47 AM

According to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), a law recently approved by the California State Assembly would assess all fractional ownership flights in the state with personal property taxes.

October 9, 2007, 11:47 AM

According to research from AvData, Amstat and ARG/US,  Cleveland, Ohio-based Flight Options had a share-owner increase of 20.5 percent (from 541 owners to 652 owners) between December 31 last year through June 30 this year, the largest percentage increase of four major fractional aircraft ownersh

October 9, 2007, 11:46 AM

David Wetherell, the chairman of Boston-based CMGI, and Kittridge Aviation are suing Bombardier and GE over what they allege are “undisclosed dangerous defects” in their new Challenger 604 following two separate in-flight engine failures (left and right engines) within a six-week period.

October 9, 2007, 11:45 AM

The FAA has revised the regulations covering temporary flight restrictions by creating a separate set of conditions to cover sporting events and airshows (new FAR 91.145) and revising the existing rules to apply only to disaster and hazard areas (retitled FAR 91.137).

October 9, 2007, 11:44 AM

In an e-mail sent to employees on Friday morning, AEXjet CEO John Gallaher said the charter company is ceasing operations for two weeks while the transactions for entering into a “business combination” with an unidentified operator are finalized.

October 9, 2007, 11:43 AM

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association (Natca) said two business jets had to take evasive action at 28,000 feet and about 60 miles northeast of Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon to avoid the possibility of colliding while en route to Las Vegas McCarran Airport.

October 9, 2007, 11:42 AM

The consequences of the FAA’s emergency suspension of AMI Jet Charter’s Part 135 certificate last week are not yet immediately apparent. Aircraft charter operators asked by AIN what they thought the AMI suspension could mean for the charter/management industry said they had no comment.

October 9, 2007, 11:19 AM

And you thought the bubble-burst was bad.

October 9, 2007, 9:42 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries today announced that its board has issued authority to offer the proposed MRJ family of regional jets for sale to potential customers.