Learjet

August 21, 2013 - 12:05pm

Duncan Aviation has launched a simpler way to navigate its website in the search for parts. It provides access to a large inventory of parts, including those for the Challenger, Global, Learjet, Gulfstream, Citation, Hawker, Falcon and King Air.

“When customers search part numbers, not only do they see a photo of the most popular parts or units and whether it’s in stock, but we also give them the option to have it repaired, and we state our turn time,” said Chris Gress, parts and rotables sales manager.

August 20, 2013 - 3:00pm

On Tour Logistics (OTL), a tour transportation and logistics management company catering to the entertainment industry, has partnered with Bombardier Flexjet. Through Flexjet and Jet Solutions, On Tour Logistics will provide clientele with private travel on Flexjet’s Learjets and Challengers, expanding the coverage of current OTL alliance member Averitt Air. “The remarkable flexibility to fly home quickly and safely from almost anywhere is priceless. We could not be more pleased that Flexjet has chosen us as a partner,” said OTL vice president for logistics Steve Gregory.

August 14, 2013 - 4:30pm
Bombardier Challenger 605

Bombardier Aerospace continues to expand its aftermarket service network in Latin America with the addition earlier this year of Brazil’s Maga Aviation as an authorized service facility for the Learjet 40 line.

Located at Aeroporto de Amarais Campinas in São Paulo state, Maga Aviation is home to more than 20 technicians working in a 2,230-sq-m (24,000-sq-ft) maintenance hangar. The facility works in close collaboration with Bombardier’s regional support office in São Paulo to provide integrated support to business aircraft customers based in or flying through the region.

August 14, 2013 - 3:19pm

Bombardier’s annual Safety Standdown Latin America, held in São Paulo over the past two days, drew a record number of participants, confirming the event’s status as a key part of the build up to LABACE, which officially opened today. According to event manager Janet Schiebelhut, the fourth Safety Standdown Latin America drew 325 registered attendees, with 285 present on the first day for six workshops.

The first Safety Standdown at LABACE 2010 had 125 people sign up in advance, and about 190 attended.

August 14, 2013 - 10:00am
Mexico-based FlyMex recently joined the ranks of Wyvern-Wingman approved charter operators. Its fleet of six fixed-wing aircraft and one helicopter includes a Hawker 800 (left) and Bombardier Learjet 60.

FlyMex of Mexico has successfully completed a Wyvern standard audit to earn the Wingman status, which the Trenton, New Jersey-based auditor says demonstrates when a charter operation meets “the highest safety standard.”

August 9, 2013 - 10:30am

Brazilian aviation services giant Líder Aviação has announced it is the new “exclusive representative” in Brazil for Canadian business jet manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace.

August 1, 2013 - 4:15pm

Bombardier Aerospace’s revenues in the second quarter were flat year-over-year at about $2.3 billion, with more than half of these revenues–$1.259 billion–coming from its business aircraft division. Pre-tax earnings at the company rose by $8 million, to $107 million, while its backlog as of June 30 climbed to $33.4 billion, up from $32.9 billion at the end of last year.

August 1, 2013 - 4:05pm

AIN readers again chose Gulfstream’s large-cabin jets as tops in business jet aftermarket service for newer and older aircraft combined, with an 8.3 overall average. In the 2013 Product Support Survey, Embraer took second place with a rating of 8.2, followed by Bombardier Learjet at 7.9, leapfrogging Cessna, which fell to fourth place this year with an average score of 7.8.

August 1, 2013 - 1:00am
Gulfstream G650

Gulfstream, Mitsubishi top survey results again

Gulfstream, the longtime leader in the AIN Product Support Survey, scored higher this year with an overall average 8.3 rating for its large-cabin jets (newer and older aircraft), although after a large jump last year, Embraer is creeping even closer to the top spot, up 0.1 to 8.2 from last year’s 8.1.

July 11, 2013 - 4:05pm

Second-quarter 2013 earnings are likely to bring few signs of recovery for aviation, according to the July Business Jet Monthly report from analyst J.P.Morgan, which highlighted several manufacturers.

The report predicts that demand for smaller Cessna Citations will remain depressed but “We will look for more color on the Sovereign and XLS, key midsize offerings.”

 
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