CJI One Minute ABACE 2018

Manufacturers and brokers bring aircraft to ABACE for the same purpose as sales people put cars on car lots – to promote and market their products. But, unlike cars on a dealer’s forecourt, aircraft at business-jet tradeshows do not carry price stickers. There...

AsBAA Announces Strides at ABACE 2018

At last year’s ABACE, the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA, Booth H1402) announced strategic initiatives in working with Asia’s regulators and airport authorities in tandem with the Chinese government’s 13th Five-year plan. Through dialogs with airport...

AsBAA Broadens Regional Influence

Before the opening of ABACE 2018, AIN asked Gary Moran, vice chairman of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), about initiatives in Southeast Asia. He said the association’s first priority was to understand the existing landscape before focusing on how...

Jet Aviation to acquire Hawker Pacific

April 11, 2018 Jet Aviation and Hawker Pacific today announced that Jet Aviation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Hawker Pacific, a leading provider of integrated aviation solutions across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, for US$250 million. “The...

US China Trade Dispute – AsBAA Comments

  “The newly proposed tariff announcements may affect a certain weight category of business jet aircraft being imported into China. This could influence buyer’s decision making, having an effect on manufacturers and the wider business aviation industry, although...

WCT unit buys 60% stake in Subang Skypark

WCT Holdings Bhd’s wholly owned unit under WCT Land Sdn Bhd, Skyline Domain Sdn Bhd (SDSB), has acquired a 60% equity interest in Subang Skypark Sdn Bhd (SSSB) for RM44.56 million. The seller of the stake was not revealed. WCT noted that the stake buy will be funded...