Archive for November, 2012

Hangar8’s acquisition of International JetClub

November 29, 2012

Interesting to read today that the one of Europe’s largest aircraft management companies, Hangar8, has taken over Farnborough-based International JetClub. Both have limited ad hoc charter capacity, having focussed on longer-term management contracts for aircraft…

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Bombardier’s biggest order – why size matters

November 28, 2012

Big news today that manufacturer Bombardier has just signed its biggest ever order: 56 new jets and options for a further 86 – for charter operator VistaJet.  And big news too in terms of cabin…

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We’re Flying In For Children In Need

November 13, 2012

The BBC’s annual charity extravaganza Children in Need is taking place this week, with many different fundraising events taking place all over the country. It culminates in the main TV appeal show on Friday evening…

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Private Jet Travel During The General Strike

November 13, 2012

The Europe-wide general strike beginning on Wednesday 14th November will have a significant impact on airline travel, as it will include airport workers such as Air Traffic Control staff. Many European airline flights have already…

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My Hercules Days

November 8, 2012

Since the days of Biggles, moustaches have been synonymous with aviation. So it was fitting to see this C-130 Hercules aircraft sporting a rather natty moustache for Movember – the moustache-growing men’s health charity. The specially-customised Marshall Aerospace aircraft,…

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