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Teen tycoon Joseph hails county flight

By Lincolnshire Echo  |  Posted: July 05, 2011

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A TEENAGE tycoon has hailed his company's first flight in Lincolnshire as a "real privilege".

Joseph Hayat, 18, director of Lincoln-based HiAir Ltd, has been operating flights close to the county but is celebrating after breaking his Yellowbelly duck.

Mr Hayat provided a helicopter for students from arts college Caistor Yarborough attending a prom.

He said: "It was the first ever time we've had a flight operate within Lincolnshire and it was operated by an R44 helicopter with four seats, which flew two passengers to Hemswell from North Lincolnshire.

"It was a real privilege to operate a flight within Lincolnshire itself and somewhat surreal to see the aircraft fly over Lincoln en-route to pick up the passengers.

"It was very inspiring as, for me, it really homed in on the fact that anyone can be successful in business – you've just got to believe in yourself and never give up, regardless of whoever and whatever comes in your way."

Mr Hayat added weather conditions were good for the flight.

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