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  1. Tesco set to sell last of its luxury jets for executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mail on Sunday

    ... A similar plane can cost up to 67,000 to charter. Just days ago, Tesco managed to sell its seven-year-old, Gulfstream 550, worth around 30million new. It was capable of flying 14 executives at a time. With a top speed of 580mph, powered by two ...

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  2. Every little helps as Tesco cuts back on its executive jetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | This Is London

    New era: Tesco's new chief executive Dave Lewis has ordered a sell-off of the retailer's private jets Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has offloaded a luxurious corporate jet used to fly executives to meetings in its latest move to slash costs. Aircraft brokerage sources told the Standard that the retailer had ended the lease on its A 42 million Gulfstream 550, which had been flown in by ousted chief executive Philip Clarke.

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  3. In Plane SightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Politico

    Our sources tell us that Pritzker, the Commerce secretary and former ace Obama campaign fundraiser said to be worth around $2 billion from her family's Hyatt Hotel fortune, has been traveling around on official business in her own red-and-white-patterned Gulfstream G450. It's less powerful than the Gulfstream 550 preferred by local billionaire, David Rubenstein of the Carlyle Group, but Pritzker's plane is still a nice ride: The "G-IV," as its known, was purchased in 2011, retails for around $40 million, carries up to 16 passengers and can make the flight from Washington to Switzerland without refueling - which might be why it was the ride of choice for her trips to the World Economic Forum in Davos each of the last two years.

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  4. ACSF Announces New Board MemberRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Aero-News Network

    The Air Charter Safety Foundation has selected Captain Lou Nmeth, Chief Safety Officer at CAE, Inc. to the ACSF Board of Governors. Captain Nmeth is responsible for flight safety matters at CAE, a world leader in aviation training.

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  5. Near-miss at Stansted Airport for private jetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Braintree and Witham Times

    The Gulfstream 550 sustained damage to its left wing and left landing gear door when it clipped aerials as it approached the runway. The incident happened in December 2013 but the report was filed in the latest bulletin from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.

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  6. Going Flying At Bergen Community CollegeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Paramus Post

    ... Campus. One is a fixed wing simulator and the other is for helicopter pilots. William Klappert ATP/CFII Gulfstream 550, Gulfstream 450, Gulfstream V, Dassault Falcon 2000, Bombardier Challenger 601, Sabreliner is the Aviation Program Director. ...

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  7. Marshall Aviation Services setting up at Birmingham AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... upgrades. "Our new Birmingham facility will offer first-class handling services, accommodating aircraft up to Gulfstream 550 or Global size in the hangar."

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  8. Marshall Aviation Services Announces Its First FBORead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    ... Jones. "Our new Birmingham facility will offer first class handling services, accommodating aircraft up to Gulfstream 550 or Global size in the hangar. We will also be able to offer line support capabilities all Textron family (Cessna, Hawker and ...

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  9. CambridgeNews published Cambridge-based Marshall takes on Birmingham Airport for private...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... upgrades. "Our new Birmingham facility will offer first class handling services, accommodating aircraft up to Gulfstream 550 or Global size in the hangar."

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  10. The gambling kingpin Zahid risked his country to help: Paul Phua, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Malaysia Chronicle

    SPECIAL FEATURE The man whom Home Minister Zahid Hamidi had written a letter to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in his defence over an illegal gambling court case in Las Vegas is said to have lived a life of jetsetting and luxury, and had high rolled in Caesars Palace before he was caught. Zahid had written to clear Phua, a Malaysian, of the latter's links with the infamous 14K triad based in Hong Kong to the FBI following the triad link being drawn in the course of the US legal proceedings.

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  11. Can Dassault Aviation's Falcon 8X Shake Gulfstream G650's Hold?Read the original story

    Dec 27, 2014 | GuruFocus.com

    French business jet major Dassault Aviation recently unveiled its latest and according to many its greatest business jet, the Falcon 8X, at the company's Bordeaux-Merignac facility. The business jet is built upon the strong foundation of the very popular Falcon 7X, and industry experts believe this new jet has what it takes to create ripples in the space.

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  12. G500 and G600: Gulfstream Launches All-New JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Flying

    In the wake of Gulfstream's blockbuster introduction of its flagship G650 fly-by-wire, ultralong-range and high-subsonic beauties, I guess I should have stopped being surprised by any large-body wonders the company puts in the air. The G650 set the standard for the ultralong-range category, It didn't happen by chance.

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  13. Singapore to get giant - eye' in the skyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... to launch and operate the aerostat, which will be run by the Republic of Singapore Air Force, than fly Gulfstream 550 surveillance planes round the clock. The balloon will save S$29mil (RM75mil) in operating costs a year, said Dr Ng, stressing that ...

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  14. Gulfstream's Secret G-Series Luxury Jets Are Finally OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    The company kept everyone in suspense till the last moment, having sent out nondescript invitations to the media to an unspecified event on October 14. The industry grapevine was buzzing with speculations that the plane maker might unveil a new plane at the event. Not only did the predictions come true, but Gulfstream stunned everyone by taking out the new G500 jet on its own power, signaling that it has progressed significantly with its development.

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  15. Tesco's fall from grace compounded by accounting errorRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | Accountancy Age

    ... appearance for the grocer. In October, it emerged that Tesco was taking delivery of a 31.3m corporate jet - a Gulfstream 550 - ordered early last year during the reign of ousted chief executive Philip Clarke. It added to growing shareholder ire when ...

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  16. Rich memories among Tesco's troubles and some lessons for spinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Independent

    ... caterer's chief executive is really up to. The City, meanwhile, remains agog at Tesco's purchase of a new Gulfstream 550, worth $50m, to add to its existing fleet of four corporate jets. Even allowing for the fact the four may be leased as opposed ...

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  17. USN's New Range Aircraft: G550 CAEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Defence Industry Daily

    ... fighters to bomb targets in a country that has already given you clearance to fly there. Fortunately, the Gulfstream 550 CAEW comes with a lot of built-in space and power for any installations the US Navy wants performed. Sources: FBO.gov ...

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  18. City Spy: The jet set can get bargains at TescoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | This Is London

    ... give us the lowdown about the supermarket's now-unwanted fleet of jets. First there's the recently delivered Gulfstream 550, which costs around $50 million (A 31 million) when it's brand new. Buyers at the top of the market, who almost certainly ...

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  19. Sector movers: Grocers down as analysts warn of price warRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Live Charts

    ... That newspaper report came amid market chatter that Tesco was set to receive ownership of a new $50m Gulfstream 550 corporate jet. Stock News is provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions from Sharecast news. Please read the terms and conditions ...

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  20. Tesco corporate jet sale 'could take two years'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | This Is London

    ... a pipe. The beleaguered supermarket has been engulfed in yet more controversy after taking delivery of a new Gulfstream 550 - worth $50 million on the open market - days after revealing a 250 million black hole in the accounts. It emerged this ...

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