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General aviation aircraft deliveries exceed 4000 in 2023
Apr16

General aviation aircraft deliveries exceed 4000 in 2023

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) has released a report on general aviation aircraft sales for 2023 which show that for the first time in a decade, more than 4,000 aircraft were delivered. “For the first time in more than a decade, the general aviation manufacturing industry has eclipsed 4,000 aircraft delivered. In addition to this strong showing, there are robust and growing order backlogs for all segments of...

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AERO Aviation Friedrichshafen opens its 30th trade show
Apr17

AERO Aviation Friedrichshafen opens its 30th trade show

The AERO aviation trade fair will be a special show this year, as it is the 30th edition of the  trade fair for general aviation, air sports and business aviation. The number of exhibitors is at a top level with over 680 companies and organizations from 36 countries. Visitors can look forward to many AERO, European and world premieres. AERO 2024 opens its doors today to 20 April. Tobias Bretzel, AERO show director at trade fair...

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Michael Gove Affirms Support for Fairoaks Airport
Jul20

Michael Gove Affirms Support for Fairoaks Airport

Michael Gove MP (Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) visited Fairoaks Airport in early July as a guest of the ‘No Fairoaks New Town’ campaign. The campaign, established in February 2017, is seeking to protect Fairoaks Airport in Surrey from a proposed garden village development of up to 2000 houses known as ‘Fairoaks Garden Village’. This would see the end of all aviation activities on the historic General...

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EBACE2024 business aviation growth analysis
May29

EBACE2024 business aviation growth analysis

Data analysts at the 2024 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2024) expressed confidence that the industry will continue to grow during the second half of 2024, despite perceived supply chain and workforce challenges. “Our outlook is very optimistic – and by that, I mean, we’re realistic. GAMA (the General Aviation Manufacturing Association) projects business jet deliveries are going to be up 13% this year –...

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EBACE2024 forging connections with tomorrow’s new talent today
May31

EBACE2024 forging connections with tomorrow’s new talent today

Students and young professionals sat down with aviation leaders at the 2024 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2024) to share their views on how to attract more young people to the industry. Participants in the panel, titled, “Forging Connections Between Tomorrow’s Talent and Today’s Industry Leaders,” discussed a wide range of ideas including reaching out to local high schools and universities, offering...

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