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BUSINESSMAN MAY INVEST $200 MILLION IN EPIC
The owner of
Indias Kingfisher Airlines is reportedly planning to invest $200
million of his own money into Epic Aircraft. Vijay Mallya told the
Indian newspaper the Mint that he was is in discussions with Epic but
didnt elaborate. The Mint cited unnamed sources who said the $200
million infusion would give Mallya a controlling interest in the
company, which has developed a turboprop and both a single and
twin-engine jet in recent years, none of which is certified.
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ENDS SOME FERRY FEES
NetJets says it has so many aircraft
spread all over the world it no longer needs to charge ferry fees for
travel to many of its overseas destinations. It had a
long-standing policy of not charging for repositioning aircraft in the
continental U.S. With the largest fleet and more aircraft types
than any other fractional provider, NetJets has aircraft located all
over the world and can eliminate fees customarily charged to position
aircraft to and from international locations, CEO Richard Santulli
said in a news release. More...
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CARBON-NEUTRAL WAY TO FLY
>Jets.com, a Quincy, Mass. charter company has teamed
with Carbonfund.org to offer what it says is a way to
neutralize their effect on global warming when they fly.
Jets.com will charge an tax-deductible fee on the charter rate, which it
will pass on to Carbonfund.org to invest in reforestation projects.
"Providing private jet clients with the ability to fly carbon neutralis
yet another win against global warming," said Eric Carlson, Executive
Director of Carbonfund.org. "Offsetting flights with trees helps restore
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JET ADDS FIFTH BBJ, TWO LEARS
The worlds biggest
operator of Boeing Business Jets just got bigger. Royal Jet,
of the United Arab Emirates, recently added a fifth BBJ to its
inventory. In now has the ultra-luxurious and long-legged (5,500 nm)
customized 737-700s flying all over the world and the aircraft are busy.
Each of our BBJs is typically flying around 1,300 hours each year.
They are based all over the world, not limiting themselves purely to
local markets, said CEO Shane OHare. They can be found
in Africa, China, India, North America and Europe The company is
also looking after its home turf with a couple of speed Lears.
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AVIATION GETS CIRRUS G3S
PlaneSmart!, a Dallas-based
fractional company inked a deal with Cirrus Design on Tuesday to replace
its fleet of Cirrus SR22 G2 models with new G3 aircraft. The deal was
announced a couple of months ago but the paperwork was signed Tuesday.
The new aircraft will have every option available on the G3, including
air conditioning and turbonormalization that allows operations to 25,000
feet. The G3 was announced in April and has more than 700 design changes
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JET SALES REVIVE BOMBARDIER
The surging business jet market
has helped cash-strapped Bombardier recover from its post-9/11 problems
and the Canadian planemaker is ramping up production. According to the
Toronto Globe and Mail, Bombardier sold 212 business
jets in its last fiscal year and orders continue to pour in. It's also
doing well in the regional jet market and is boosting production from
one CRJ every five days to one every four days. A company spokesman said
an airworthiness directive on the flap system affecting the entire fleet
of older CRJs isn't affecting sales of new aircraft. More...
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BEECHCRAFT REPORTS SALES IN ASIA
Hawker Beechcraft announced
sales of a total of 10 mid-sized business jets in the Asia-Pacific
region on Tuesday. The company will be sending four Hawker 900XPs and
four Hawker 750XPs to Jet Asia Ltd. The aircraft will be used by
Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM), a casino company owned by Sociedade
de Turismo e Diversoes de Macau (STDM). Hainan Airlines has ordered a
900XP and an 850XP to augment its charter service, which is the largest
in China. More...
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