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April 16, 2007, 6:58 AM

Deliveries of new turbine business airplanes in the first half of this year increased by more than 31 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the latest shipment report from the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released Thursday evening.

April 16, 2007, 6:54 AM

Within a decade, operators of aircraft with an mtow of 19,000 pounds or more and flying in the airspace of the 25-state European Union (EU) will likely have to start paying for carbon dioxide emissions from their engines.

April 16, 2007, 6:53 AM

Fearing that terrorists will exploit emerging in-flight broadband services to remotely activate bombs or coordinate hijackings, the Justice Department has asked the Federal Communications Commission for the power to eavesdrop on any passenger’s Internet use or cellphone call within 10 minutes of

April 16, 2007, 6:51 AM

Among business jet manufacturers, Cessna, Gulfstream and Raytheon are the top performers in AIN’s 2005 Product Support Survey. AIN readers gave Gulfstream the highest marks for both its newer and older jets when ratings for the Westwind series are excluded.

April 16, 2007, 6:49 AM

The FAA proposed today to make permanent the so-called temporary flight restrictions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The restrictions and the current air defense identification zone (ADIZ) would be known as the National Defense Airspace.

April 16, 2007, 6:47 AM

Pilots serving as second-in-command (SIC) will be required to possess a SIC type rating for operations outside U.S. airspace, under new FAA regulations published today.

April 16, 2007, 6:34 AM

Italian civil aviation authorities suspect fuel starvation or contamination for the crash of a Tunisian ATR 72 off the northern coast of Sicily on Saturday. The accident claimed at least 13 of the 39 occupants, three of which remain missing.

April 16, 2007, 6:28 AM

The first Middle East Business Aviation Conference is to be held in Dubai on November 19, on the eve of the Dubai airshow (November 20 to 24).

April 16, 2007, 6:26 AM

At the request of the National Air Transportation Association, the FAA has suspended the August 31 date for Part 135 operators to comply with airworthiness bulletin HBAW 04-06E while it considers proposed rulemaking that would replace the term “type certificated” with “seating configuration.” The

April 16, 2007, 6:24 AM

The UK's Department of Transport (DOT) last week issued its official proposal to prevent foreign-registered aircraft from being based in the UK “by limiting the time (e.g.

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