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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?


Chapman Freeborn names new private and commercial jets manager

Air charter company Chapman Freeborn has appointed Sabrina Schwiderski as private and commercial jets manager for Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia, brining over 14 years of aviation experience to the role.

Schwiderski’s responsibilities include overseeing all daily operations for the company’s Cologne-based passenger charter division, and driving the growth strategy for VIP, executive travel, MICE and other sectors requiring dedicated charter services.

Bettina Kaufmann, general manager of Chapman Freeborn in Germany, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Sabrina Schwiderski to Chapman Freeborn. With her many years of experience in the industry she has proved herself to be a skilled charter broker and manager.

“Together with the German passenger team in Cologne and the global colleagues, she will further develop the services of the passenger department in order to provide our customers with individual charter flights tailored to their wishes and needs.”

Schwiderski, who has already started in her new role, most recently worked as a manager of private and commercial jets at a charter industry startup, where she helped to develop the company’s structure and operational processes, as well as managing day-to-day charter requests.

October 2, 2017

Written by Kirstie Pickering

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