Archive - 2008

December 9th

09/12/2008SESAR PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHED

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The SESAR Joint Undertaking, a unique public-private partnership in air traffic management research and development, was inaugurated in Brussels.

09/12/2008SOCATA STRENGTHENS AUSTRALIAN NETWORK

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EADS Socata announced that Executive Airlines Pty. Ltd. has been appointed the long-term Area Sales Representative for sales of TBM 850 very fast turboprop aircraft in Australia and New Zealand.

December 8th

08/12/2008EMBRAER BREAKS GROUND FOR ITS FIRST U.S. ASSEMBLY PLANT

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Embraer broke ground, today, for its first U.S. aircraft assembly plant and customer center at Melbourne International Airport. Present at the ceremony were Florida Governor Charlie Crist, Melbourne City Mayor Harry Goode, and other distinguished State and local officials manning ceremonial shovels, along with Embraer President & CEO Frederico Fleury Curado.

08/12/2008MARSHALL OPENS NEW BUSINESS AVIATION CENTER

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Marshall Business Aviation’s new executive aviation center at Marshall Airport Cambridge was
opened officially today by Trevor Esling, Vice President International Sales, Cessna Aircraft
Company.

08/12/2008BAA JET MANAGEMENT IS FIRST WITH A318 ELITE IN ASIA

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BAA Jet Management Ltd of Hong Kong has taken delivery of its first managed Airbus aircraft, an A318 Elite, becoming the first to operate the type in the Asian region.

08/12/2008CESSNA'S PELTON HONORED AS INFLUENTIAL WICHITAN

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Cessna Chairman, President and CEO Jack J. Pelton was named one of Wichita’s most influential business leaders for 2008 by the Wichita Business Journal at an event Dec. 4 at Wichita’s Newman University. Cessna Aircraft Company is a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company.