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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure


    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.


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  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft transactions - September 2014

    News | 21 Oct 2014 15:07 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The Flightglobal's aircraft transaction monthly data analysis is split in three event types: operating leases, wet and sub-leases and the purchase of aircraft. The report covers single-aisle and long-haul aircraft as well as regional jets and turboprops.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aircraft-transactions-September-2014-405030/
  • World Airliner Directory: Airbus v Boeing is a war on two fronts

    News | 21 Oct 2014 12:12 | Günter Endres

    The campaign for market share between Airbus and Boeing is being fought on two fronts. In single-aisles, both airframers have adopted similar gameplans by re-engining existing models and – with bulging backlogs and plans to ramp up monthly production between now and the end of the decade – are in a head-to-head battle for market share. It is a race that Airbus is winning, both in terms of orders and being first to market. Its A320neo flew in September. By then, Airbus had logged 3,257 firm ¬orders, compared to 2,219 for the 737 Max. In widebodies the situation is different, with Toulouse and Seattle adopting very different product strategies: Boeing launched its 777X a year ago and is offering two variants of its revamped large twin alongside three versions of its 787 Dreamliner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/World-Airliner-Directory-Airbus-v-Boeing-is-a-war-on-two-fronts-405009/
  • Thai Airways adjusts network for winter schedule

    News | 21 Oct 2014 01:54 | Firdaus Hashim

    Thai Airways International will adjust a number of services for the upcoming winter scheduling period, which commences on 26 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thai-Airways-adjusts-network-for-winter-schedule-404954/
  • ​ANALYSIS: China country report July-September 2014

    News | 21 Oct 2014 00:17 | Firdaus Hashim

    The word ‘new’ was clearly the catchphrase for Chinese airlines between July and September.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-China-country-report-July-September-2014-404790/
  • NBAA Boeing Business Jets president Steve Taylor quits after successful year

    News | 20 Oct 2014 13:09 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Boeing Business Jets president Capt Steve Taylor says he is quitting the organisation on a high, after net orders hit double figures this year for the first time since 2008.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NBAA-Boeing-Business-Jets-president-Steve-Taylor-quits-after-successful-year-404961/
  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    News | 17 Oct 2014 11:18 | Murdo Morrison

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ultimate-corporate-jets-Nine-private-aircraft-that-combine-business-with-pleasure-404881/