Wheels Up plans to add Cessna Citation Excels and Sovereigns to its private aviation membership program, the company announced on Friday. The first Citations are set to become available to Wheels Up members around the end of the first quarter. Cessna is currently outfitting the first of these with Wheels Up’s blue-and-white livery and with revamped cabins providing Wi-Fi connectivity.
As news outlets picked up on ProPublica’s story on blocked aircraft registrations, NBAA stepped up to make a case for its Block Aircraft Registration Request (Barr) program.
Investment mogul Warren Buffett, who in 1989 named his Bombardier Challenger 600 “The Indefensible” but later renamed the jet “The Indispensable” still believes that aircraft are valuable business tools even in light of the current economy.
AINtv.com editorial director Charles Alcock cohosted Tuesday’s live CNBC broadcast from the Singapore Airshow. The worldwide broadcast focused on aerospace’s current market state, and the challenges it faces.