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October 2, 2007, 11:41 AM

Delta Airlines’ Comair Jet Express, hoping to expand its global presence as an on-demand charter and aircraft management provider, has changed its name to Delta AirElite Business Jets.

October 2, 2007, 11:35 AM

FlightSafety International disclosed the initial selection of simulators to be installed next year at the company’s new training center in Farnborough, England, now under construction.

October 2, 2007, 11:34 AM

Recently established Marquis Jet Partners of New York City has purchased shares in several NetJets’ fractional-ownership aircraft and is marketing prepaid, 25-hr block-charter times to Marquis card holders on these aircraft, which will be operated by NetJets under its Part 135 certificate.

October 2, 2007, 11:34 AM

No one connected with Texas charter operator Addison Express was arrested or otherwise implicated in connection with an early-August drug bust by federal agents, in which three Learjets operated by the company were seized, according to company owner Dale Griffin (AIN, September, page 8).

October 2, 2007, 11:34 AM

The FAA and NTSB are helping the Mexican government in the investigation of a 1975 Gulfstream II (N987SA) that crashed last Monday in a remote jungle area on the Yucatan Peninsula near Cancun with nearly four tons of cocaine on board.

October 2, 2007, 11:32 AM

The NTSB last month issued a probable cause for the crash of
a Colgan Air Beech 1900 that killed two pilots during a ferry

October 2, 2007, 11:31 AM

The World Trade Organization ruled that $1.13 billion in low-interest loans issued through Canada’s Export Development Corp. to support the sale of 51 Canadair Regional Jets to Appleton, Wis.-based Air Wisconsin constitutes an illegal government subsidy.

October 2, 2007, 11:31 AM

Sixteen RNAV standard instrument departure (SID) procedures go into effect October 12 for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The FAA is expanding RNAV SIDs from use in Las Vegas, where they were first introduced in 2002, to the rest

October 2, 2007, 11:30 AM

Washington, D.C.-based private-equity firm The Carlyle Group last month completed the acquisition of Garrett Aviation Services from General Electric.

October 2, 2007, 11:30 AM

The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the trading of Connect-A-Jet securities until October 12, due to alleged “deceptive practices” and “inaccurate assertions by Connect-A-Jet.” Paul Montoya, SEC regional director for the division of enforcement, told AIN he could n

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