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November 30, 2006, 7:37 AM

Jet Aviation, founded almost 40 years ago in 1967 by the late Carl Hirschmann as a modest one-hangar FBO in Basel, Switzerland, has enjoyed constant growth ever since the company was acquired by European private equity company Permira Funds in mid-2005.

November 30, 2006, 6:34 AM

When thinking of the French business aviation scene, most people would probably immediately call to mind Paris Le Bourget. But France also boasts several other general aviation gateways that are enhancing business aviation facilities.

November 30, 2006, 6:29 AM

Following a management buyout of its avionics division last year, Swiss manufacturer Revue Thommen decided to seek business in new markets more aggressively than in the past. With that in mind, the company opened a facility in Addison, Texas, near Dallas, in January.

November 30, 2006, 6:25 AM

New Piper Aircraft has appointed its German dealer, Piper Generalvertretung Deutschland AG (Piper AG), to run a new dealership covering the UK and Spain–taking over from Senate Aviation. The operation, Piper UK, will handle sales, parts and service for the U.S.

November 30, 2006, 6:24 AM

This past year independent Italian business aviation service companies made inroads against government-backed airport handling providers that have long blocked competitors in the battle for market access.

November 30, 2006, 6:21 AM

AirData, the flight planning specialist, is preparing to launch its new SwiftOps.com online flight planning and crew briefing system this fall.

November 30, 2006, 6:20 AM

Appropriately enough, the .aero Worldwide Web domain is sponsoring the Internet café here at EBACE.

November 30, 2006, 6:17 AM

Gold Air International has ordered two new Bombardier Global 5000s in a deal valued at close to $80 million. The UK executive charter operator is to receive the long-range jets between late 2008 and early 2009, allowing it to take on full-blown intercontinental missions.

November 30, 2006, 6:15 AM

The airline industry has finally realized that business aviation is a best kept secret and has recently been maneuvering to offer its passengers a piece of the action.

November 30, 2006, 6:11 AM

When he died last year, Ray Siegfried II left Nordam with a clear target–to become a billion-dollar company. “We’re on track for that and we’re in attack mode,” said Rick Armstrong, vice president for international sales and marketing.

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