Archive - Oct 2008

Date

October 31st

31/10/2008CITATION COLUMBUS CONSTRUCTION STARTS

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Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius joined Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman, President and CEO Jack J. Pelton to celebrate the start of construction of the company’s new Wichita Citation Columbus design and assembly facility. Cessna announced it will build the assembly facility at its Mid-Continent facility in April following approval by the Kansas Legislature of a new incentive measure designed to keep and attract new business.

31/10/2008JSSI ENROLLS TURBOPROPS AND HELICOPTERS

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Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI®) recently announced a no up-front enrollment fee option for all turboprop and helicopter operators who enroll onto a JSSI engine hourly cost maintenance program.

October 30th

30/10/2008EMBRAER LEGACY 600 TO SHINE AT AVEX 2008

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Embraer will showcase the Legacy 600 super midsize executive jet for the first time at the Aviation Expo (AVEX) 2008 air show and aviation exhibition, November 5-8, at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, in Egypt.

October 29th

29/10/2008LUFTHANSA TECHNIK LANDS IN SOFIA

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Lufthansa Technik opened its new overhaul facility at Sofia airport in Bulgaria. The new company is a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik AG (80%) and Bulgarian Aviation Group (20%).

October 28th

28/10/2008G550 SETS TWO NEW CITY-PAIR RECORDS

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An ultra-long-range, large-cabin Gulfstream G550 recently established two city-pair speed records between the United States and Mongolia.

28/10/2008THIRD EMBRAER CENTER IN TWO MONTHS

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Embraer opened its third company-owned executive jet service center in the United States in two months.