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Changing the Aircraft Charter Business Model

The aircraft charter business model traditionally has been an interesting and potentially confusing and even frustrating experience for customers.  Typically, a customer would contact one of the 2,500 or so aircraft charter brokers. They have arrangements with...

Insight: Friday 17 July 2020: Business Jet Sector will Recover Faster than Commercial Sector

NewsBusiness aircraft traffic in the US is rebounding much more rapidly than commercial airline traffic. The following graph from FlightAware shows the recovery in business aircraft traffic in a year to year comparison with 2019. While traffic has not yet fully...

Business Jet Deliveries Slow in First Quarter

GAMA has published its quarterly aircraft shipment and billings report for the first quarter of 2020. When compared to 2019, deliveries of every general aviation aircraft type fell on a year to year basis. The table below shows total aircraft deliveries by category...

Coronavirus and Business Jets

It appears that the Coronavirus outbreak is not bad news for one industry – business jets. The FT reports that “Demand for private jets has surged since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus as companies and individuals seek alternative ways to fly out of Hong Kong.”...
Garmin’s Autoland

Garmin’s Autoland

Are you one of those that have sometimes thought “what would I do if I am on a plane and something happens to the...

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Textron at NBAA

Textron at NBAA

Textron provided an update prior to NBAA this morning in Las Vegas. The video of that update is provided below....

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