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March 22, 2007, 11:43 AM

The U.S. Senate has passed a legislation package addressing many of the 9/11 Commission’s aviation security recommendations that have not yet found their way into law.

March 22, 2007, 11:42 AM

Watch for Embraer to announce “around NBAA Convention [September] time” one or maybe two new business jets–what it is calling a “mid-light” jet and a “midsize” jet.

March 22, 2007, 11:41 AM

Publicly traded Macquarie Group, the Australian company that owns the Atlantic Aviation chain of FBOs, is purchasing the FBOs owned by private-equity firm Allied Capital and will merge them into the Atlantic network.

March 22, 2007, 11:01 AM

Boeing’s efforts to gain access to Teterboro Airport (TEB), N.J., for its BBJ have been rebuffed, at least for this legislative year. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-N.J.), backed by Sens.

March 22, 2007, 10:59 AM

Club Airways, a members-only scheduled business jet charter operation in Europe, has chosen PrivatPort to provide ground handling for its flights from Geneva International Airport.

March 22, 2007, 10:43 AM

Executive Jet Management (EJM) announced changes to its management team with three personnel movements. Kaj Wren was hired for the new position of director of charter vendor standards. He was formerly chief pilot for three aviation companies.

March 22, 2007, 9:58 AM

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is launching a series of regional forums. The first of the new events will be held at London Biggin Hill Airport on September 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

March 22, 2007, 9:56 AM

European authorities have again delayed approval for single-engine commercial operations in instrument meteorological conditions (SECIMC). Operators expected clearance this month, but at least 10 months will pass before such flights (roughly equivalent to U.S. SECIFR operations) win approval.

March 22, 2007, 9:54 AM

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) on April 1 officially began operations from Farnborough Airport, the main European business airport rival to Paris Le Bourget, which serves as DFS’s headquarters.

March 22, 2007, 9:53 AM

PIPER PA-46-310P MALIBU, OSTENN, FLA., JUNE 14, 2002–Trying to thread through a hole in an area of thunderstorms on an IFR flight from Raleigh, N.C. to Marco Island, Fla., the pilot of Malibu N9143B asked ATC for a deviation 12 miles to the west.

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