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National Review Online
Hillary Clinton may be planning another run for the White House in 2016, but she's already demanding "presidential" accommodations for an upcoming speaking engagement in Las Vegas.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
National briefs: White House tech apparel
Last week, the White House made news by announcing it had appointed Mikey Dickerson, a former Google engineer, to head up the new U.S. Digital Service, a corps of technologists tasked with helping the federal government redeem its tech projects in much the same way that Mr. Dickerson swooped in and helped save HealthCare.gov last fall.
The Washington Post
Ebola crisis provides glimpse into Samaritana s Purse, SIM
Samaritan's Purse and SIM USA were instrumental in the evacuation of two U.S. missionaries from West Africa.
The Washington Post
Gulfstream Warning on Jet Design Sheds Light on Katz Crash
Gulfstream jet pilots received notice from the company that a safety device designed to prevent accidents like the one that killed sports-franchise mogul Lewis Katz can be foiled in some circumstances.
The Motley Fool
Aerospace and Defense Major Diversified Industry: Investing Essentials
Aerospace and defense companies churn out everything from NASA rocketships and commercial jetliners to Air Force fighter jets, Navy nuclear submarines, and Army main battle tanks.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Straits Times
RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia
The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
GOP targets Clinton speech contracts
Over the weekend, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported the details of Clinton's typical speaking contract, stipulations that often include a chartered private jet "e.g., a Gulfstream 450 or larger jet"; a presidential suite at hotels and business- or first-class seats for aides to the potential 2016 presidential candidate.
The Motley Fool
The Most Popular Business Jets -- This Is How the Elite Like to Fly
At first glance, it might seem like business jets are nothing more than a luxury perk for high-profile executives.
New York Post
Hillary is already insisting on staying in presidential suites
The former first lady is already insisting on staying in the "presidential suite" of the world's finest hotels, typically traveling to them on nothing less than a $39 million private Gulfstream G450 jet before collecting a $250,000-plus speaking fee, a new report says.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The Daily Caller
For Hillary Clinton, Nothing Less Than A Gulfstream G450 Will Do
The once nearly "dead broke" former First Lady now makes steep demands when she gives speeches to corporations, groups and universities, according to emails between Clinton's agent and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where Clinton will earn $225,000 for a 90-minute speech in October.
Aircraft Landing -2014 - 3
Une vue sur un Gulfstream G-V qui atterrirera dans quelque secondes sur la piste 24D de l'aeroport international de Montreal Pierre-Elliot Trudeau.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
'Special' Gulfstream jet flew Ebola patients
This specially equipped Gulfstream GIII flew the two U.S. humanitarian aid workers infected with the Ebola virus to Emory Hospital in Atlanta.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Markets Live: Billion dollar baby
A bigger than expected dividend and a share buyback from Telstra, along with gains on Wall St overnight, should buoy shares at the open.
How about a 3-room suite on your next flight?
Air travel in coach being more uncomfortable than ever, I was receptive when a woman with Etihad Airways flagged me down at the Global Business Travel Association trade show in Los Angeles recently and led me to a display of the newest example of luxury in commercial flying.
The Washington Post
Embraer Weighs Challenge to Gulfstream With Long-Range Jet
Embraer SA, the maker of small and mid-size business jets, is considering whether to jump up into a new market by building a bigger, long-range model.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
I Don't Want to Hear Another Goddamn Thing About My Carbon...
I DON'T WANT TO HEAR ANOTHER GODDAMN THING ABOUT MY CARBON FOOTPRINT: What Taxpayers Pay When Eric Holder Uses Government Jets For Personal Trips.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
How suite it is to fly in an airborne penthouse
The “Residence,” a three-room, 125-square-foot suite, will be installed in first-class sections on Etihad Airlines' A380 jets.
Retrofitting leaves one old 'hurricane hunter' plane to fly into storms
A pair of aging airplanes that have flown into more than 100 hurricanes to provide data for U.S. meteorologists to issue warnings are receiving a retrofit this month that will leave just one available to fly when storms threaten the East Coast.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Russia threatens to force fly-around for airlines; flights potentially affected
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in St. Petersburg, on June 20, 2014 Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev threatened on Tuesday to retaliate for the grounding of a subsidiary of national airline Aeroflot because of EU sanctions, with one newspaper reporting that European flights to Asia over Siberia could be banned.
Facility opened in Myanmar to handle private jets
The Myanmar MJets Business Aviation Centre was unveiled at Yangon International Airport yesterday to take advantage of the rising demand for chartered flights and private jets in the country.