Boeing Business Jet

April 3, 2007 - 6:38am

A Boeing Business Jet heading to Geneva for the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in late May marked a notable milestone by becoming the first business jet to cross the North Atlantic using future air navigation system (FANS) technology to communicate with ATC.

April 2, 2007 - 10:43am

The economy is emerging from the soup not with the sudden clarity of a westbound flight through the shattered remnants of a cold front, but more as if it were groping its way through the patchy passing of a stubborn warm front. Against this backdrop, business aviation met in Geneva, Switzerland, and dared to hope that the improvement is durable enough to mark a sustained upswing in the economic cycle.

March 29, 2007 - 6:33am

Embraer decided to name its newest business jet the Lineage 1000, drawing parallels to the company’s first business jet, which was also a derivative of one of its passenger airliners.

March 28, 2007 - 12:53pm

Embraer decided to name its newest business jet the Lineage 1000, drawing parallels to the company’s first business jet, which was also a derivative of one of its passenger airliners.

March 28, 2007 - 7:11am

Jet Aviation in Basel, Switzerland, has delivered a second Boeing Business Jet to an undisclosed Middle Eastern customer. “This is the second aircraft that we have completed for this customer… and our craftsmen were able to complete the project within a six-month period to the customer’s specifications and satisfaction,” said senior v-p and general manager Rainer Albecker.

March 23, 2007 - 12:06pm

Boeing is cutting its corporate flight department to about half the number of aircraft it previously operated, reducing overall employment levels and closing satellite bases. A spokesman at the company’s corporate headquarters in Chicago told AIN that the company has sold or is selling two helicopters and five corporate jets, including one of its Boeing Business Jets. “We will continue to operate one BBJ,” the spokesman said.

March 22, 2007 - 11:01am

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 - 9:29am

Bigger is the latest goal for the interior refurbishment department at Jet Aviation’s West Palm Beach, Fla. facility. The company has announced it received FAA approval for repair-station requirements that will allow for interior refurbishment work on BBJ-size aircraft and larger.

March 16, 2007 - 10:51am

Three-month-old interiors, mods and maintenance shop Montreal Jet Center is preparing to accept its first business jet for interior refurbishment and airframe maintenance. Its Trudeau International Airport facility in Quebec is a consortium of aviation companies, including DEM Capital, a specialist in aircraft maintenance and refurbishment, and Elisen Technologies, an aeronautics engineering firm certified as a design approval organization.

March 7, 2007 - 9:54am

For many years, Ronald Tutor, president and CEO of construction firm Tutor-Saliba, tried to fight local restrictions preventing his Boeing Business Jet from landing at Friedman Memorial Airport in Hailey, Idaho. In 2004 the airport won the lawsuit that Tutor filed, but Tutor appealed and lost again.

 
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