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Jonny Nicol


May 12, 2015 @ 22:55
“If you can get the Wahanca Project in your story, then yes, please, do go ahead and mention it,” exhorts Jonny Nicol, MD of British technology start up Stratajet. Wrong person to challenge. I don’t have that sense of propriety that most journalists do, and consistently get into trouble for saying the wrong thing. However…I can mention it here in my blog – for a more sombre publication I’d simply say that I have seen the new offering that’s garnered £5m in investing funding and has a valuation of £25m before it even takes flight –and am seriously impressed. So what’s [...]
Jackie Chan wows the crowd on the Shanghai static

Shanghai pang…plus gratuitous Jackie Chan mention

ABACE 2015 (the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition) kicks off at Shanghai’s Hongquaio Airport today. It’s the first one I’ve missed in a few years, and I’m feeling the pain as I’m getting the noise from afar. There are around 8,000 visitors expected at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre with 40 aircraft jostling for position on the static. All credit to NBAA as it looks to be a corker of a show this year.     My pal Jackie Chan made a splash yesterday as he promoted the Embraer Legacy 500. He is due to take [...]

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 [...]