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November 8, 2006, 6:46 AM

Aviation Personnel International (API) and Waypoint Partners have collaborated to launch a risk-management service for flight departments called the Accelerator.

November 8, 2006, 6:45 AM

As AIN went to press Eurocopter CEO Fabrice Brégier was about to be officially named COO at troubled sister company Airbus. He had been at this position for 3.5 years. Widely expected to succeed Brégier was Lutz Berling, senior vice president in charge of government programs.

November 8, 2006, 6:43 AM

The “tentative” dates for the new Middle East Business Aviation Association’s planned regional convention are tentative no more.

November 8, 2006, 6:41 AM

Spectrum Aeronautical (Booth No. 2142) was looking to do something different for the cabin of the S-33 Independence light jet. “We wanted a cabin that was as much a breakthrough as the overall airplane,” said Spectrum’s vice president, Mark Jones.

November 8, 2006, 6:38 AM

Dassault and satcom hardware manufacturer Thrane & Thrane (Booth No. 1858) this week are celebrating a milestone on the path to SwiftBroadband availability with the October 11 first successful proof-of-concept demonstration of airborne connectivity near Paris aboard a Dassault Falcon 900.

November 8, 2006, 6:36 AM

Lufthansa Technik of Hamburg, a leading provider of executive/VIP cabin interior solutions, in partnership with UK-based Andrew Winch Designs, announced the launch of a joint VIP interior concept of the Boeing 787 here at the show yesterday.

November 8, 2006, 6:34 AM

It took some deft political maneuvering, arm-twisting, wheeling, dealing and more than anything a lot of waiting, but Porter Airlines finally got airborne on October 23 from Toronto’s controversial island airport amid fierce opposition from environmentalists and Air Canada Jazz.

November 8, 2006, 6:33 AM

The VLJ juggernaut showed no sign of slowing as Embraer landed another firm order for its line of very light jets, this time from Clearwater, Fla.-based Avantair for 20 Phenom 100s.

November 8, 2006, 6:31 AM

Jet Aviation of Teterboro, N.J., has taken the opportunity at NBAA to introduce the Red Dress Privileged Travel card, a debit card for use with Jet Aviation’s charter services. A portion of sales through the program will benefit WomenHeart, the National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease.

November 8, 2006, 6:29 AM

Airbus announced sales of corporate jetliners to two Europe-based aviation companies–Jetalliance and Boutsen Aviation–here yesterday.