Gestair

October 1, 2008 - 8:14am

50-year award honorees

October 1, 2008 - 6:46am

Aircraft manufacturers are tackling the challenges of providing after-sale support for their aircraft like never before, with stepped up efforts in areas ranging from improved parts distribution and pricing to the addition of factory-owned service centers and authorized independent facilities. Two long-range business jet manufacturers, Gulfstream and Dassault, are at the forefront of efforts to improve support on a global scale.

September 30, 2008 - 4:52am

Iberia and Gestair formed a joint-venture company in Europe that will specialize in providing corporate aircraft maintenance, including AOG, line and scheduled maintenance. Dubbed CorJet Maintenance Europe, the firm also plans to provide logistical support and spare parts for executive aircraft.

July 29, 2008 - 7:12am

Marshall Aerospace, in response to what it described as “the changing nature of the corporate market,” has restructured its corporate aviation activity by “ceasing work on Gulfstream and Bombardier aircraft types to concentrate fully on Cessna Citation maintenance and support.” The UK-based facility had been a partner with Bombardier in doing green aircraft interior completion work on the Canadian company’s Global Express.

May 19, 2008 - 10:08am

Madrid-based Gestair Private Aviation (Booth No. 413) appears on plan to double its size over the next three years by taking on new business opportunities, internationalizing its business units and strengthening its infrastructure. The company was recently awarded a two-year contract for its FBO joint-venture with Assistair at Barcelona El Prat Airport, where the companies opened a new business aviation terminal in March.

May 19, 2008 - 9:44am

Madrid-based Gestair Private Aviation (Booth No. 413) appears on plan to double its size over the next three years by taking on new business opportunities, internationalizing its business units and strengthening its infrastructure. The company was recently awarded a two-year contract for its FBO joint-venture with Assistair at Barcelona El Prat Airport, where the companies opened a new business aviation terminal in March.

May 18, 2008 - 12:13am

The Spanish airports and air navigation authority (AENA) has granted Executive Airlines a license as one of two companies to manage Barcelona El Prat Airport’s new FBO 2 business aviation terminal. The license term extends from March 1, 2008, to the end of 2009, with the possibility of a one-year extension.

May 18, 2008 - 12:11am

Executive Airlines (Booth No. 1529) has made a spectacular takeoff and confirmed its position as Spain’s second-ranking business aircraft operator. The Barcelona-based group plans to almost double its fleet from 19 aircraft to 29 within two years, highlighting the huge growth of the Spanish market.

November 26, 2007 - 8:31am

Spanish airports authority AENA said the new runways being built at Madrid Barajas Airport and Barcelona El Prat Airport will both be operational next summer. The news could bring relief to business aircraft operators–especially in Madrid, where access to Barajas has been especially difficult during the prolonged construction program, which also includes a new terminal and another runway.

July 24, 2007 - 4:55am

Gulfstream Aerospace, for the second year in a row, achieved the highest overall score for product support (pertaining to its original models), according to the results of an annual AIN survey of turbine business aircraft operators. Cessna Citation also repeated its previous performance by coming in second, with customers giving the Wichita manufacturer an even higher overall score than last year.

 
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