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New year heralds plenty of Chinese takeaway for the West

January 4, 2011 @ 20:06
by lizmoscrop
So it's still all China, China, China in my inbox as the Western world eases into the New Year. Busy booking guest speakers for Asian Aerospace in Hong Kong - March 8-10 http://www.asianaerospace.com/. Also writing articles on business aviation in China for UK Aopa's GA Magazine, http://bit.ly/eG0UHc, Aviation International News http://www.ainonline.com, Corporate Jet Investor http://bit.ly/gTOHcW and Jet Gala magazine http://www.jetgala.com. There are interesting acquisitions afoot as leasing giants Minsheng Banking Corporation http://bit.ly/ezSEle start to carve out their territory with a likely fleet order of 10-15 business jets. Meanwhile fractional superstars NetJets Inc http://www.netjets.com will go into China with a 3-way JV, the first [...]

ASA flat out in Thailand

May 24, 2010 @ 18:23
by lizmoscrop
My client ASA has been flat out for the last few weeks. They are aviation security experts who have been under huge demand for help. The ASA Group, an Asian specialist VIP aviation security services provider with a base in Bangkok, reports that its phones are ‘ringing off the hook’ with requests for assistance from travellers and security companies concerned about the situation in Thailand. This week the group has moved people including families and exchange students away from troubled areas. Simon Wagstaff, ASA’s managing director said: “Many people are frightened about what is happening here. The situation is fluid [...]

Inside a Gulfstream G550

September 20, 2009 @ 20:17
by lizmoscrop
Gulrstream's director of corporate communications Robert Baugniet was kind enough to show me around the company's current flagship Gulfstream G550 aircraft at Asian Aerospace. Gorgeous cabin![wpvideo uav0uVzr]

AsBAA biz av sessions Asian Aerospace highlight…

September 8, 2009 @ 20:07
by lizmoscrop
snapshot of AsBAA sessions at Asian Aerospace 2009

BizAv sessions highlight of Asian Aerospace 2009

September 5, 2009 @ 18:14
by lizmoscrop
Looking forward to next week's Asian Aerospace show

Paris Air Show – John Bingham talks about Piaggio

September 5, 2009 @ 17:15
by lizmoscrop
John Bingham talks about what makes Piaggio so special

Large Bizjets will fare well – not so midsize

September 3, 2009 @ 23:05
by lizmoscrop
Good news at last for new production bizjets as Bombardier and Gulfstream optimistic for short term.

EBACE 2008 – how different ’twas then

August 26, 2009 @ 22:58
by lizmoscrop
News from EBACE back in 2008

public thoughts on private jets

August 26, 2009 @ 22:38
by lizmoscrop
I have written about all aspects of the aviation industry from the broad spectrum of general aviation to commercial and cargo operations; from microlights to helicopters and flight training to sophisticated business charter operations to low cost carriers. Time and again I return to private aviation, which I believe encompasses the best aspects of new technology with supreme comfort. I also love the freedom private aviation offers and am fascinated by the sheer ingenuity that goes into creating a brand new aircraft, as well as the beauty of what happens inside. Given how different corporate aviation markets are all over the [...]