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Exec jet market recovers after long slump

Deliveries are expected to rise 10% this year

Taking off: As international business expands and CEOs fly farther, demand for big jets from makers such as Gulfstream and Dassault gets a boost. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[DALLAS] Business-jet shipments worldwide rose last year for the first time since 2008 as corporate purchases of larger planes aided an industry that saw deliveries tumble by almost half during the recession.

Manufacturers shipped 678 of the planes, six more than in 2012, the Washington-...

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