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Donegal ranked as world’s most stunning runway in 2018 Scenic Airport Poll

Private jet booking platform, PrivateFly, has revealed the results of its Scenic Airport Poll 2018, with Ireland’s Donegal Airport being ranked as the world’s most beautiful landing spot. The annual survey, which was conducted in February 2018, asked 8,500 travellers to name their top landing location. Other airports listed in the top ten include Barra in Scotland, Nice in France and Queenstown in New Zealand.

12th April 2018



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A look at the design for the new terminal at Florida's Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, which will open in June 2018 and takes its inspiration from the F4U Corsair airplane, which is known for its inverted gull wings and has the moniker ‘the Bent Wing Bird’.

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ExecuJet launches free trade zone for customers in Nigeria

ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, has gained approval for a free trade zone at its MRO facility in Lagos, Nigeria, with customers expected to save 15% or more on supply and maintenance services.

The free trade zone (FTZ) means that parts and services that previously would have incurred VAT and costs from customs authorities will now be exempt from these charges.

The agreement also allows the company to keep consignment stock for a number of OEMs (original equipment manufacturers), meaning a quicker turnaround for parts. This is a bonus that is expected to benefit both business aviation operators and regional airlines in Nigeria.

Gavin Kiggen, vice president Africa, ExecuJet, commented, “Obtaining the FTZ took approximately two years, during which time the ExecuJet team had to demonstrate how the FTZ would benefit Lagos and Nigeria as a whole. We’re very proud to now announce the approval of the FTZ in Lagos, and the successful negotiation of zero VAT and zero duties for ExecuJet customers.

“The FTZ is the latest addition to our services in Nigeria, after we welcomed a number of manufacturers to our facility in 2017. Our MRO in Lagos is on an exciting trajectory, and we expect this to continue as we serve our customers with ever-more competitive pricing to match the quality, performance and efficiency that ExecuJet demonstrates on a local and a global scale.”

April 3, 2018

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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