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Aviation

Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur interview: Adam Twidell, CEO of PrivateFly

The online booking boss on how its easier than ever to charter a jet.

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Airports await expansion takeoff

The much anticipated decision on airport expansion at Heathrow or Gatwick has now been put on hold in the wake of the EU referendum result and will now be left to the next UK Prime Minister to announce plans sometime in October.

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​A giant leap for aviation: Stratajet

While most entrepreneurs rush to start up the minute their idea comes to mind, Jonny Nicol took five years to work out every detail of his business, without any guarantee of a pay-off. Here's how Stratajet, the aviation industry's best hope, took off.

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Iron Maiden vocalist secures investment fuel for his Cardiff Aviation business

An aviation business set up by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickenson has secured a £5 million investment from a group of backers including Finance Wales.

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Airline Services lands MBO with LDC

LDC has continued with its interest in the aviation market by backing Airline Services, a business which now joins fellow portfolio company AIM Aviation.

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Parc Aviation acquires SGI Aviation

Aviation personnel provider Parc Aviation has agreed to acquire Dublin-based SGI Aviation (SGIA) for an undisclosed amount.

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LDC backs AIM Aviation MBO

LDC Birmingham has backed the management buy-out of aircraft cabin design company AIM Aviation.

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Triumph for Kongsberg in aviation deal

Triumph Group, a US aircraft manufacturer, has agreed to acquire the Essex and Germany-based aviation business of Kongsberg Automotive for £18 million.

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Kalbraier plans take-off for aviation firm

Suffolk-based entrepreneur Graeme Kalbraier has established an unusual spin-off from his insurance call handling company Call Connection – an aircraft charter business.