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June 14, 2007, 8:54 AM

Demand for charter is so strong that Executive Jet Management (EJM) is offering new incentives to encourage business aircraft owners to make their airplanes available for charter. “Demand outweighs the supply of aircraft,” said Ronald Silverman, senior vice president for client relations.

June 14, 2007, 8:53 AM

A bill that would give local authorities the right to enforce a nighttime curfew at New York’s Westchester County Airport has drawn criticism from NBAA. H.R. 2328 was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure May 15 by representative Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.).

June 14, 2007, 8:51 AM

A Falcon 900 ran off Runway 25 while departing from California’s Santa Barbara Airport at 2:15 pm on June 10. According to an airport authority statement, Falcon N914DD “experienced a malfunction” that caused the pilots to abort the takeoff.

June 14, 2007, 8:50 AM

Eclipse Aviation will open its first factory-owned service center in Gainesville, Fla., tomorrow. The Avio NG avionics system is behind schedule, according to a June 10 Eclipse customer/investor update, but the new avionics have been installed in a flight-test 500 and powered up.

June 14, 2007, 6:53 AM

French executive charter operator and broker Aviaxess has launched what it claims to be the first frequent flyer loyalty program in the business aviation market.

June 14, 2007, 6:49 AM

It has been a busy year for the Airbus Military A400M program, which has seen the first major components of the European airlifter reach the final assembly site at Seville, Spain, the first run of the TP400-D6 turboprop at Istres, France and–until the beginning of March–the successful achievement

June 14, 2007, 6:45 AM

No aircraft flies with MTU engines, and yet MTU is involved in one third of all aircraft engine programs. MTU is the largest independent maintenance provider for aircraft engines and is associated with the production in many major engine programs.

June 14, 2007, 6:41 AM

Avions de Transport Régional has completely renovated its dedicated pilot training center at its Toulouse, France headquarters and is establishing new training sites in India and New Zealand.

June 14, 2007, 6:38 AM

Confidence in Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) program is such that company president Steve Finger is talking about a potential widebody application for the engine. “We’re looking at that for late next decade,” he told Aviation International News.

June 14, 2007, 6:37 AM

Having passed responsibility for an engine for the planned Bombardier C Series 110- to 149-seat jetliner to its U.S. parent, Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) says time devoted to the exercise has not been wasted.

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