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13/01/2009OXFORJET FACILITY ENJOYS SUCCESSFUL FIRST SIX MONTHS

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Oxford Airport, UK, is rounding off a successful half year since the opening of its new oxfordjet Business Aviation facility on July 17th with a debut appearance at this month’s NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference at Long Beach, California during January 13-16.

13/01/2009DAHER GROUP CONFIRMS TAKEOVER OF SOCATA

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DAHER group confirms signature of SOCATA takeover deal with EADS, with acquisition of a majority 70% stake.

13/01/2009EMBRAER SETS NEW RECORD

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Embraer delivered 59 jets to the Commercial, Executive, and Defense and Government aviation segments during the fourth quarter of 2008 (4Q08), totaling 204 jets in the year.

12/01/2009FLIGHTSAFETY ACQUIRES GLASS MOUNTAIN OPTICS

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FlightSafety International announced that it has acquired Glass Mountain Optics Incorporated located in Austin, Texas.

12/01/2009ABS JETS BECOMES PREFERRED UNIVERSAL WEATHER VENDOR

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ABS Jets and Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. announced that ABS Jets will now serve as a new Universal® preferred ground handling provider in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

12/01/2009DASSAULT FALCON SERVICE COMPLETES EXPANSION

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Dassault Falcon Service (DFS) recently completed a ten month expansion project that added 50,000 square feet to its complex in Le Bourget, France.

12/01/2009GAMA SAYS HOUSE PROPOSAL WILL ELIMINATE JOBS

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The House Financial Services Committee released a proposal to reauthorize the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) that includes a business aircraft divestiture provision similar to the provision that was included in the auto bailout bill proposed in December.