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March 29, 2007, 1:10 PM

Bombardier Flexjet has become the first nonscheduled operator to successfully transmit real-time flight-intent data to the FAA’s Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) near Washington Dulles International Airport.

March 29, 2007, 1:08 PM

When Paul Fulchino became Aviall’s chairman, president and CEO in December 1999, annual sales for the 70-year-old Dallas parts distributor were growing at a predictable and respectable rate. Back then, end-of-year sales totaled $371.9 million, with net earnings of $9.7 million.

March 29, 2007, 1:04 PM

Falcon business jet orders and deliveries last year decreased by 44 percent and 26 percent, respectively, according to Dassault chairman and CEO Charles Edelstenne.

March 29, 2007, 1:03 PM

Despite a business dispute with Tekhnoavia (AIN, February, page 10), Geneva-based Intracom General Machinery has vowed to continue the Viper project.

March 29, 2007, 1:01 PM

“I’m very pleased this year,” Agustin Melgar, director of Aero ’04, told AIN. “Last year we had 37 vendors and this year we have 63. We’ve filled up our space completely, but most important is which vendors came.

March 29, 2007, 12:37 PM

Executive Jet Management, the aircraft management and charter arm of NetJets, saw its revenue charter business rise by a healthy 36 percent last year, to 4,100 segments. All told, the 100-plus aircraft that the company manages flew some 28,000 segments last year, 2,000 of them international.

March 29, 2007, 12:35 PM

The annual European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) keeps going from strength to strength. At press time, the EBACE 2004 event (to be held May 25 to 27) had already outstripped last year’s show by logging sales for 100 more booth spaces–715 in total.

March 29, 2007, 12:31 PM

Bombardier has merged its Asia/Pacific and European Flexjet block-charter programs into a new London-based Flexjet International operation. The service will also have an office in Hong Kong and is being led by Judith Moreton, who was appointed managing director of Flexjet Europe last October.

March 29, 2007, 12:30 PM

rganizers of the biennial Asian Aerospace event claim that it is “the world’s second most influential airshow.” This is a big claim, since it stands or falls on the contention that either the self-evidently larger Paris or Farnborough shows are less important than the Singapore event.

March 29, 2007, 11:58 AM

Some 43 pilots in Northern California charged with making false statements on their applications for medical certifications entered plea agreements. But one went to trial and lost.

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