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June 25, 2007, 6:15 AM

Embraer yesterday said it has signed a “preliminary commercial agreement” with a Brazilian airline for dozens of airliners in a deal potentially worth $1.46 billion.

June 25, 2007, 6:12 AM

Saudi Arabia’s National Air Services (NAS) signed an agreement yesterday to buy four Dassault Falcon 2000LX business jets plus options for an additional 16 airplanes in a deal potentially worth more than a half billion dollars.

June 25, 2007, 5:57 AM

A Boeing Business Jet parked at a Le Bourget FBO this week has recently completed 300 hours of testing of a SwiftBroadband-capable satellite communications system supplied by EMS Satcom.

June 25, 2007, 5:47 AM

“Why don’t my Bell colleagues take this question?” AgustaWestland CEO Giuseppe Orsi suggested when asked why Bell would not accept his company’s additional money into the protracted BA609 Tiltrotor program, during a press conference on Wednesday here at the Paris Air Show.

June 21, 2007, 10:25 AM

As the FAA’s major programs such as NextGen make their way through initial planning and implementation, at least a few members of Congress feel that the agency needs some assistance with R&D. Chairman of the House subcommittee on space and aeronautics Rep.

June 21, 2007, 10:22 AM

The Air Taxi Association was officially launched today as a way to bring together companies that operate principally VLJs on a per-seat, on-demand basis, though at least one operator is using piston-driven Cirrus SR22s for the job.

June 21, 2007, 10:21 AM

As a sign of possible things to come for business aviation, the European Commission and the FAA announced on Monday a joint initiative to reduce aircraft emissions and combat climate change.

June 21, 2007, 10:19 AM

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) last week relating to the “deductions for entertainment use of business aircraft.” If the NPRM is made a final rule as proposed, the method of calculating deductions relating to the use of a private aircraft for ente

June 20, 2007, 12:57 PM

Saudi Arabia and the UK have already concluded the huge contract for 72 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets that has been in negotiation for 18 months, informed sources told Aviation International News yesterday. The deal will be worth about $16 billion for the airframes alone.

June 20, 2007, 12:53 PM

NetJets, the founder of fractional aircraft ownership and the world’s biggest purchaser of business jets, put some more distance between itself and mere market mortals yesterday with an order for 96 new Cessna Citations valued at more than $1 billion.

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