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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

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IAM Jet Centre Grenada wins lounge award from Virgin Atlantic

Left to right: Gaby Kozub, IAM Grenada FBO manager. Jenny Harding, executive lounge development clubhouse operations, Virgin Atlantic Airways

IAM Jet Centre Grenada has been awarded the Best Loved Lounge 2016 award from Virgin Atlantic Airways. The award is determined by votes from Virgin Atlantic’s premium cabin passengers across all third-party lounges worldwide.

Gaby Kozub, IAM Jet Centre Grenada FBO manager, said, “IAM Grenada is pleased to host Virgin’s Upper Class passengers with our bespoke St George’s Suite arrival and departure service - including in-house customs and immigration processing, duty-free selections at your seat and personalized service from our British Butler Institute trained staff. 

“This award is particularly meaningful to us as it reflects the guest experience that we work hard to deliver every day.”

IAM Jet Centre’s 4,200ft² Grenada FBO hosts British Airways and Virgin Atlantic Airways premium passengers traveling on their London services. Other facilities include a spa shower service, deluxe catering and golf cart transportation to and from the aircraft.

July 6, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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