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Why aren’t general aviation aircraft sales soaring with the Dow?

Paul Bertorelli has written an interesting post for AVweb where he pointed out that from time to time, brokers and salesmen have suggested to him that aircraft sales are tightly linked to the Dow Jones average – which has been performing rather well for investors lately. That should not be a surprise to anyone as […]

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Plane spotting Nigeria’s aircraft graveyards with Google Earth

The AP , BBC  and Business Insider have all recently had stories about Nigeria’s aircraft graveyards where many aircraft that are no longer serviceable have been left to rust and rot by insolvent aviation companies or were impounded for smuggling. Apparently, the government is finally taking action and workers at the international airport in Lagos […]

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Supersonic business jet concepts to be unveiled at the Farnborough Air Show

The Daily Mail has recently reported that Boeing, Gulfstream and Lockheed Martin (with help from NASA) will be unveiling concepts for supersonic business jets that will have the capability of flying 2,500 mph and fly from London to Sydney in just four hours at the upcoming Farnborough Air Show. Moreover, all three companies believe they […]

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Convert a regional jet into a business jet

Mark Huber has written a lengthy article for the Business Jet Insider about how easy its getting to obtain relatively new large-cabin jets at near-turboprop prices.  According to Mark, he lives in the upper Midwest of the US where regional airlines are pulling out of small airport markets as fast as the government will let […]

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The Super Bowl of private jet rentals

On Sunday, the Super Bowl for American football was held in Indianapolis (Indiana) and already before the game, there were predictions that this year’s Super Bowl would break all records – for the number of private jets arriving to ferry sports fans to the game. Specifically, the Wall Street Journal’s Wealth Report editor Robert Frank […]

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More people are searching for private jets online

Dan Robles has written a very interesting post on Plane Conversations about using data from Google Think Insights to determine that more and more people are searching the Internet on terms such as private jet, jet charter, jet charter cost, VIP travel etc. Specifically, here is the data that Dan found from Google Think Insights: […]

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Britain’s “Learjet tax” delayed

Britain’s airlines, which have been lobbying to have The Air Passenger Duty (APD) killed, are now upset that the tax will remain in place and will not yet be extended to private business aircraft. Specifically, AVweb and the Guardian have pointed out that British airlines like British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are accusing the government […]

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