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Gulfstream Aerospace celebrates flight test program milestone

Gulfstream Aerospace has reflected on the first ten flight tests for the Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 jets. The jets are twin-engine, with the G500 replacing the G450. The G500 has a range of 5,000 nautical miles (9,260km) at Mach 0.85, with nonstop flights connecting distant cities such as Istanbul to Cape Town, Los Angeles to London, and San Francisco to Tokyo. The G600 can fly 4,800 nautical miles (8,890km) at a high-speed cruise of Mach 0.90, and seats up to 19 passengers, with room for nine to sleep.

19th September 2017

Dassault's Falcon 5X jet takes its first flight

Fractional-share provider PlaneSense has completed a five-yearly functional test of its emergency fire extinguishing system in its 40,000ft2 hangar at its Portsmouth International Airport headquarters in New Hampshire.

29th August 2017

This month (October), Business Airport International would like to know, which of these statements best describe your awareness of GDPR?


Rizon Jet adds Qatar-based Global 500 to managed fleet

Rizon Jet has added a Bombardier Global 5000 aircraft to its managed fleet at it’s Doha International Airport, Qatar headquarters that will be available to the VIP charter market in June 2013.

The aircraft is the 6th VIP aircraft managed and operated by Rizon Jet. The company’s Doha fleet also includes a Hawker 900XP, three Bombardier Challenger 605, the newly added Global 5000, and a private operated Global Express.

“This new management contract affirms the market’s confidence in Rizon Jet’s ability to provide comprehensive management solutions tailored to the unique needs of individual aircraft owners”, said Captain Hassan Al-Mousawi, chief executive officer of Rizon Jet.

“Together with our three Challenger 605 and the Hawker 900XP already available for commercial charter, this additional aircraft offers a highly comfortable and luxurious flying experience with long range for our VIP clientele in the Middle East region and beyond.

“We are thrilled to make this Global 5000 available to our charter customers in the GCC market, where long-distance, wide-body business jets are preferred,” continued Hassan Al-Mousawi. “It is a very popular aircraft with our clients and provides good range capability, capacity and cabin amenities.

“The demand of corporate aircraft in the Middle East has been growing very rapidly in the past few years and it is anticipated that demand will increase over the next several years. This new Global 5000 will help us to serve our charter clients even better. It is a gratifying achievement seeing it joining Rizon Jet’s managed fleet.”

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