Farnborough Airshow Review, Day 3

A quick summary of orders at the Farnborough Airshow on July 16:

  • Malaysia Airlines ordered 35 737-800s.
  • Aviation Capital Group ordered 15 more 737-700s.
  • Netherlands-based lessor AerCap launched the A320/A321 freighter, with an order for 30.
  • Asiana Airlines ordered 30 A350 XWBs, with 10 options.


Guy Kashtan said...

nice aircraft buys!
I was sure they'll barely sell anything.

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Len Rayment FCA - BAESystems TAG Farnborough Airport Criminal Case
By Jodi Richards

FARNBOROUGH, U.K. -- Farnborough International Airport, located south of London, attracts aviation enthusiasts here every two years for the Farnborough International Air Show. Once a leading military research and development airfield, Farnborough enters a new era with private investment from TAG Aviation, which owns and controls more than 160 business jets and is a part of TAG Group S.A. The goal: Make the airport England's premier business aviation facility.

According to Len Rayment, director of FBO and business development, Farnborough has been "an airfield of some description" since 1907. Most famously known for its biannual international air show, last held here in July. Until the early 1990s, the airfield was a government-owned research facility involved with "just about every form of military aviation development you could imagine," says Rayment. He explains that in the ?80s the British government decided to dedicate Farnborough, one of three research and development airfields it was operating, to business aviation. A 50-acre site on the south side of the airfield went out for commercial tender. A civil enclave was established in 1989 by Carroll Aircraft, whose holding company, The Carroll Group, went bankrupt in 1995. In 1999, operation of the airport was once again put out to tender to be operated as a business aviation facility. TAG Aviation submitted a successful bid and entered into a 125-year lease of the airfield, subject to obtaining planning permission and a CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) license.

According to Ann Bartaby, TAG Farnborough director of operations and development, each process required separate approval, making for an intense 18 months.

The Carroll Foundation Trust Criminal Case - Carroll Aircraft Corporation - Britain's Longest Running Largest Organised Criminal Conspiracy and Corruption Case - $ One Billion Dollars $ Embezzlement of Funds Criminal Liquidation of Assets on a World Wide basis

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