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November 29, 2006, 5:33 AM

Owners of Ferrari F430 sports cars will be educated about the advantages of business jet travel and the specific benefits of the Bombardier Skyjet International charter service, thanks to an agreement signed here yesterday with Team Ferrari West Europe.

November 29, 2006, 5:32 AM

The European Commission (EC) definitely wants to include aviation in the European Union’s Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) to cap the industry’s not-so-minor contribution to greenhouse effect gas emissions.

November 29, 2006, 5:09 AM

Bombardier has selected the eNfusion AMT-3800 high-gain satcom antenna from Canada’s EMS Satcom as a factory option on the Global Express XRS and Global 5000.

November 29, 2006, 5:08 AM

Bob Pond, who owns the first production Piaggio P.180 Avanti, has ordered a new Avanti II to replace it. He plans to add the superseded airplane to the 25-plus aircraft in the Palm Springs Air Museum in California, which he founded in 1996 after retiring as CEO of Advance Machine Co.

November 29, 2006, 5:08 AM

Bombardier has appointed Lisbon-based Omni Aviacao and its French subsidiary, Omni Aero Services, exclusive sales representatives for the Learjet line of executive aircraft in France and Portugal.

November 29, 2006, 5:06 AM

Jet Aviation’s FBO at London Biggin Hill Airport is set to become the first international authorized service center for the Sino-Swearingen SJ30-2 business jet. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding here at the EBACE show yesterday.

November 29, 2006, 5:05 AM

Midcoast Aviation and Bombardier have, in principle, agreed to slots at the former’s St. Louis, Missouri completion center for the outfitting of up to 41 business aircraft–15 Global 5000 or Global Express XRSes, 18 Challenger 605s and eight Challenger 850s–over the coming three years.

November 29, 2006, 5:04 AM

Despite the fact that the UK, at least, has been enforcing the security rules of European Union Framework Regulation 2320 since it was first published in September 2002–a policy that has been hampering business aviation with some cumbersome and ambiguous security screening procedures–there still

November 29, 2006, 5:02 AM

German charter operator Cirrus Aviation is to operate Eclipse 500s on behalf of UK-based group JetSet Air, which ordered up to 50 of the new very light jets last November.

November 29, 2006, 4:59 AM

Accentuating the positive attributes of helicopters for business travelers, Eurocopter is displaying here at the EBACE show two of its most popular twin-engine models with corporate interiors–an EC 135 and an EC 155 B1. Both were recently delivered to customers.