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17/11/2008KUWAITI ASAIG BUYS TWO LEGACY 500

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Embraer has signed an order for two Legacy 500 jets with ASAIG Aviation, a Kuwait-based charter operator and subsidiary company of the Al-Shalfan International Group.

17/11/2008AL JABER LAUNCHES VIP CHARTER OPERATOR

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Al Jaber Group unveiled details of its entry into the VIP and corporate aviation market with AJA - Al Jaber Aviation.

17/11/2008LINE-UP OF ORDERS FOR CESSNA IN MIDDLE EAST

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Cessna Aircraft announced a flurry of orders at the 2008 Middle East Business Aviation show (MEBA) in Dubai. Some 10 percent of orders for its new large cabin business jet, the Citation Columbus, have come from the region. Wallan Aviation, Cessna’s authorized sales representative in the Middle East, has already resold its initial order of three Columbus aircraft and has placed a follow on order for three additional units.

14/11/2008FINANCIAL RESULTS UP AT CAE

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CAE reported financial results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2008. Earnings from continuing operations were $48.9 million ($0.19 per share) this quarter, compared to $39.0 million ($0.15 per share) in the second quarter of last year. All financial information is in Canadian dollars.

14/11/2008FIRST PHENOM 100 CUSTOMERS CONCLUDE PILOT TRAINING

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The first Phenom 100 customers have successfully passed the practical test with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the new Embraer entry level executive jet,
at Alliance Airport, in Fort Worth, Texas. The program is the first conducted by Embraer CAE Training Services (ECTS).

14/11/2008VISTAJET HOSTS OPEN HOUSE AT OXFORDJET

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Following its recent acquisition of Skyjet International from Bombardier Aerospace, VistaJet joined the UK’s latest new business aviation facility, Oxford Airport’s oxfordjet for a networking afternoon on November 6th.

13/11/2008RAISBECK AND BLACKHAWK JOIN FORCES

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Raisbeck Engineering and Blackhawk Modifications  Inc. have joined forces to provide the highest performing Beechcraft King Air 200/B200 series available on the market today. The new Raisbeck EPIC PLATINUM„¢ and EPIC GOLD„¢ Performance Systems are now certified for Blackhawk’s -52  and -61 Pratt and  Whitney engine upgrades, providing Blackhawk with unparalleled performance.