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Airbus sees big changes in Billionaire tastes for jets

Billionaires are upsizing their jets, while sovereign states are looking for aircraft which increasingly offer a VIP zone at the front and airline style seating at the back, according to Airbus.

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Airbus gives enemies of the PM’s BBJs another solution

The two aging Australian Government VIP Boeing BBJs (using a 737-700 airframe) were never comfortably outfitted for the Howard Government that bought them in the 90s and have their detractors among politicians and the parliamentary press gallery.

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Airbus might be part of a supersonic business jet by 2021

Even a small scale successor to Concorde has proved elusive. Can a liaison between Airbus and team of US engineers make one work?

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Gulfstream G650, the answer to Bob Carr’s first class dreams?

Overlooked in the events of the past month, the potent answer to former Foreign Minister Bob Carr’s laments about the ‘slavery’ of being forced to fly business class paid a remarkable visit to Melbourne early in March.

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You wish? Goldfish in a jet

Tired of going blind trying to watch widescreen movies on in-flight iPads or seat back videos? Try watching gold fish instead.

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Highest, fastest flying corporate jet now rolling out

Ensuring perhaps that it keeps the bragging rights to making the world’s fastest civilian jet, Cessna at its Wichita factory has started rolling out production version of its New Citation X corporate jet.

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VIP fleet choice more about size of PM’s entourage than make of jet

The PM’s VIP jet is also coming up for renewal. Is it time for what was sometimes referred to in Rudd’s day as Reptile 1 to be supersized to fit in the entire press gallery, and become Zoo 1?

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Airbus ‘new’ corporate jet interiors have a big plus factor

Airbus is showing off new corporate jet interiors, but for mass transport users they are more about dreaming than flying.

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