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  • Rescue Mission: Kudos To Bizav
    Posted by Lee Ann Tegtmeier 9:14 PM on Aug 06, 2009

    This week's story of North Korea releasing two American journalists showcases good diplomatic efforts and should make the case for business aviation as a very useful tool.

    In case you didn't see Fred George's well-researched and written story about Avjet's part of the rescue mission, I'd highly recommend you read it.

    Stephen Bing provided the jet, Avjet coordinated the flight operations and Bill Clinton led the diplomatic mission. (Avjet operates Hangar 25 in Burbank, which I blogged about yesterday.) Put together, they achieved quite a feat.

    Business aviation took a hit with the automakers' trips to Washington earlier, but let's put that behind, learn from it and trumpet this model instead.

    Tags: om99, ba99

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