Archive - Sep 2008

Date

September 26th

26/09/2008FlairJet FIRMS UP ON TWO PHENOM 100S

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FlairJet, a new private jet charter operator, plans to launch operations from Oxford Airport, UK from May 2009, flying an initial two Embraer Phenom 100 Very Light Jets.  The company’s backers also have further lease options for Year 2010 delivery.  FlairJet’s first purchased aircraft arrives in 2012.

September 25th

25/09/2008LUFTHANSA TECHNIK OFFERS AIRCRAFT LEASING & TRADING SUPPORT

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At the MRO Europe Lufthansa Technik is presenting for the first time its new service Aircraft Leasing & Trading Support. Aircraft (a/c) leasing models have become more and more attractive. With its new modular and individually selectable service portfolio Lufthansa Technik offers a single source and all-inclusive solution to aircraft owners and operators for each phase in the life of a plane.

September 24th

24/09/2008ECLIPSE AND ETIRC GAIN APPROVAL FOR RUSSIAN FACILITY

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Eclipse Aviation,manufacturer of the world's first very light jet (VLJ), announced that the Russian State Bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) Supervisory Board, chaired by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has approved the construction of a factory in Ulyanovsk, Russia to assemble the Eclipse 500 Jet. 

24/09/2008RAISBECK INCREASES C90/C90 GT GROSS WEIGHT

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Raisbeck announced the certification of its new 10,500 pound Maximum Takeoff Gross Weight (MTOW), further increasing the benefits to operators of the C90 EPIC Performance System. The Gross Weight Increase (GWI) is now available for installation on Beechcraft C90 series aircraft, serial number LJ-527 and subsequent, including the latest C90GT. The aircraft’s zero fuel weight is also increased to 9,000 pounds, removing any operational loading restrictions.

September 23rd

23/09/2008ExecuJet SOUTH AFRICA TO MOVE INTO NEW FBO

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ExecuJet South Africa, a leading private aviation services company and subsidiary company of the global ExecuJet Aviation Group, announced they will be taking occupation of their new facility at Cape Town International Airport in October 2008.

September 22nd

22/09/2008ECLIPSE RESPONDS TO DayJet

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Eclipse Aviation announced its reaction to the DayJet Corporation’s elimination of most of its workforce and termination of its commercial air taxi operations. DayJet has taken delivery of 28 Eclipse 500's from Eclipse Aviation.