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  • PICTURE: VistaJet makes history with largest Bombardier business jet order for up to 142 Global jets


    Swiss luxury business aircraft operator VistaJet has placed the largest Bombardier business jet order in history with a deal to acquire up to 142 Global twin jets.


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  • PICTURE: VistaJet makes history with largest Bombardier business jet order for up to 142 Global jets

    News | 27 Nov 2012 09:22 | Kate Sarsfield

    Swiss luxury business aircraft operator VistaJet has placed the largest Bombardier business jet order in history with a deal to acquire up to 142 Global twin jets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-VistaJet-makes-history-with-largest-Bombardier-business-jet-order-for-up-to-142-Global-jets-379488/
  • Turkish Airlines lists prospective new American, Asian routes

    News | 03 Nov 2010 13:28 | Tolga Ozbek

    Turkish Airlines has listed several new destinations in the Americas and Asia which it hopes to pursue following the launch of flights to Washington this...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turkish-Airlines-lists-prospective-new-American-Asian-routes-349256/
  • Flight goes global - 1980s and 1990s

    News | 02 Jan 2009 00:01 | Allan Winn

    <P><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 45px" alt="Flight magazine covers strap" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=26721" border=0></P> <P>In the last quarter of the 20th century, the aerospace industry became increasingly internationalised (witness the creation of EADS out of the bulk of the industry in Germany, France and Spain), and its products increasingly designed electronically and made of exotic new materials - the classic example being the glassfibre reinforced plastic structure of the Beech Starship 2000. And what was true of the industry became true of Flight International itself.</P> <P>I joined Flight as editor at the end of 1988, replacing David Mason. Making a magazine truly international in an age of ever-faster-moving information involved much more than just appointing a few foreign correspondents. The whole heart of the magazine and its approach to news and information had to reflect the international nature of the industry. Yes, our headquarters was in the UK, andhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flight-goes-global-1980s-and-1990s-320436/
  • Aeroflot homes in on SkyTeam membership

    News | 04 Nov 2003 00:00

    <p>VLADIMIR KARNOZOV / MOSCOW </p> <p>Aeroflot Russian Airlines is 'strongly expected' to join SkyTeam by the end of this year, says Yevgeny Bachurin, commercial director of the Russian flag carrier. 'No shrinking of our network will result from that, and we do not expect any dramatic increase in traffic,' he adds. </p> <p>Aeroflot already codeshares with SkyTeam members Air France and CSA Czech Airlines, and will soon add Korean Air and Alitalia, which 'will contribute to a smooth entry'. Earlier last month, Aeroflot said it was also in negotiations with SkyTeam's rival Star Alliance, but the former now seems the likely winner. </p> <p>Speaking at the Cannes Airlines Forum last week, Air France chief executive Jean-Cyril Spinetta said that 'SkyTeam would be glad to welcome Aeroflot as a partner'.</p> <p>Over the last three years, Aeroflot has been preparing to join one of the major airline alliances by modernising its fleet and reorganising its route network. It now flies to 88 dehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeroflot-homes-in-on-SkyTeam-membership-173294/
  • MIAT seeks to secure Boeing lease

    News | 01 Jan 2002 00:00

    <p>NICHOLAS IONIDES / SINGAPORE</p> <p>But rival Airbus tries to thwart Mongolian carrier's bid to revamp ageing fleet with GATX deal</p> <p>MIAT-Mongolian Airlines, badly in need of fleet modernisation, is working to finalise a deal with GATX covering the lease of Boeing 737-800s, as Airbus attempts to overturn any agreement, and persuade the airline to switch to the A320. </p> <p>Industry sources say the carrier has tentatively agreed to lease one 737-800 from the second quarter of 2002, and plans to add a second of the type from around 2005. But the deal is not yet finalised, and could be overturned. </p> <p>The carrier already operates an Airbus A310-300 leased from Airbus on international routes, and the European manufacturer is trying to engineer an A320 deal at the airline. MIAT confirms it has been approached by other lessors. </p> <p>MIAT's Ulan Bator-based foreign relations executive, SH Altantsetseg, says the carrier intends to use the new narrowbodies on its internatiohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MIAT-seeks-to-secure-Boeing-lease-140617/
  • Southern Ring moves to Mongolia

    News | 24 Jul 2001 00:00

    <p>The Southern Ring Air Route Project's automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) demonstrations are set to move to Mongolia in September. </p> <p>The Southern Ring project is a European Commission (EC)-funded programme led by Sweden's Civil Aviation Administration subsidiary Swedavia. The project is aimed at encouraging safe and efficient aircraft operation in the former Soviet Union states of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, plus Mongolia. Last year Azerbaijan launched a programme to demonstrate the safety and capacity benefits of ADS-B, followed this year by the programme's extension to Georgia. </p> <p>In the latest stage of the project, ADS-B equipment is to be shipped to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, this month to establish an ADS-B ground station, while two Mongolian Airlines Antonov An-24s will be equipped with ADS-B avionics for a demonstration of the technology in September. The extension of the progrhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southern-Ring-moves-to-Mongolia-133725/