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November 29, 2006, 9:59 AM

Almost 20 years since the P180 Avanti made its first flight in August 1986, the eye-catching twin pusherprop at last seems to have established itself in the business aviation community.

November 29, 2006, 9:56 AM

Piaggio markets the P180 Avanti as offering close to jet speed and a generously proportioned cabin that can seat up to nine passengers (but more typically is configured for six or seven).

November 29, 2006, 9:54 AM

Piaggio Aero Industries (Booth No. 1644) is accelerating production of its P180 Avanti II twin pusherprop after finally completing certification by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration at the end of March.

November 29, 2006, 9:51 AM

Airbus has found a ready market for its latest corporate jet, and exclusive cabin outfitter Lufthansa Technik (Booth No.

November 29, 2006, 9:46 AM

Europe’s business jet fleet has enjoyed double-digit growth over the past year, according to the latest statistics from UK-based aviation data group Airclaims.

November 29, 2006, 9:42 AM

IBM Euroflight, the computer giant’s European corporate flight department, is to close down before the end of June due to “insufficient activity.” Its two Dassault Falcon 2000 jets are to be sold and bargaining between management and the unions as to the future of the operation’s 20 permanent emp

November 29, 2006, 9:38 AM

The first delivered Piaggio Aero P180 Avanti II will be covered by Jet Support Services, Inc.’s (JSSI) Tip-to-Tail hourly maintenance cost program. The twin pusherprop has been operated by Swiss company Fly Wings.

November 29, 2006, 9:28 AM

Harrods Aviation has been honored as best handling agent in the Excellence Awards voted for by members of the Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA). The UK business aviation services group has FBOs at London’s Stansted and Luton airports.

November 29, 2006, 9:26 AM

Handling and flight planning specialist Feras has appointed Otto Wright as its new sales director. Having begun operations in Russia back in 1992, Feras is fast expanding with bases throughout eastern and central Europe, as well as in Germany and Belgium.

November 29, 2006, 9:25 AM

Next month Montreal will host the 45th annual Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) convention (June 13 to 15).