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April 3, 2007, 12:33 PM

Verizon Airfone has sent letters to customers informing them that the MagnaStar air-to-ground phone service will stay on the air until at least the end of next year.

April 3, 2007, 12:31 PM

SEC documents filed yesterday reveal that Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) will pay $1.8 billion–$300 million more than originally estimated–for the Carlyle Group’s Landmark Aviation of Phoenix and Standard Aero of Winnipeg, Canada.

April 3, 2007, 11:41 AM

“So now the guy I send seat covers to for cleaning has to have a drug program?” one irate Part 145 operator practically shouted into the telephone. “The guy does the work in his garage. He’s cheap, reliable, does good work and turns it around almost as fast as I can get it to him.

April 3, 2007, 11:40 AM

“I know what it feels like to be sitting on an airport where there’s no maintenance available, staring at a flat nosewheel. I’ve been there,” Mike Hogan, v-p of operations for Santa Clarita, Calif.-based OnCall Corporate Jet Repair, told AIN.

April 3, 2007, 11:38 AM

On June 17 Dassault Falcon Jet held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new paint hangar at the company’s Little Rock, Ark. facility. The 46,000-sq-ft building will accommodate the new Falcon 7X, expected to be certified in late 2006. The shop is already working on other Falcons.

April 3, 2007, 11:37 AM

Lufthansa Technik introduced a new premium service at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in May.

April 3, 2007, 11:36 AM

Northrop Rice USA completed a five-year contract developing the Malaysian Institute of Aviation Technology (MIAT), with a handover ceremony in Kuala Lumpur in late March. The 1,000-student aviation technology institute is located near the international airport outside Kuala Lumpur.

April 3, 2007, 11:34 AM

Concerned about continuing international shipping delays because of post-9/11 U.S. Customs regulations, Raytheon is opening a spare parts center in Liège, Belgium. The 147,000-sq-ft, fully automated facility will match its current Dallas/Fort Worth spares depot capability.

April 3, 2007, 11:33 AM

Securaplane Technologies of Tucson, Ariz., has announced the availability of a sealed lead-acid battery for Gulfstream IIIs and IVs and Falcon 2000/2000EXs.

April 3, 2007, 11:32 AM

CAE SimuFlite is set to begin offering Citation X technical training by this fall. Initial training duration is 10 days, while the recurrent program lasts five days.

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