Tag: bizav

First Class or Private Jet?

Plenty of information can be found on the internet referring to the high prices offered by private jet providers around the world. Some of it true, but even a last-minute economy class ticket can be expensive. The truth is that in today’s shared economy, private aviation is as accessible as it has ever been before […]

How Business Aviation Thrives Thanks to Commercial Flight’s Inefficiency?

You’re on your way to the airport three hours prior to your flight just to know when you arrive at the counter that it was cancelled or rescheduled. The carrier offers you some options, but you would’ve really preferred to be on that flight home. This type of situation has transformed in a standard for […]

Business Aircraft Utilization in Q1 Breaks the First Record in a Decade

During Q1 2018, the business aviation sector has reached its heights since the activity boom in 2008, reports Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the leading independent provider of maintenance support and financial services to the aviation industry. According to the JSSI Business Aviation Index for the first quarter of 2018, average flight hours increased 2.9 percent […]

Dassault Launches New Falcon 6X Luxury Business Jet

Dassault Aviation, the French aerospace company, has announced the launch of the new Falcon 6X luxury business jet, while also announcing that it has scrapped its Falcon 5X model, according to Reuters. The Falcon 6X will have the same fuselage cross-section as the Falcon 5X but will instead be powered by two Pratt & Whitney […]

New to BizAv? What You Need to Know Before Jumping Onboard?

Today, more than ever, private aviation is a business decision. Businesses today thrive on cost and time effectiveness, so having the flexibility to literally travel whenever and wherever is paramount for the long-term success of a company. Monthly, hundreds of new travelers are experiencing the amenities of business aviation; top executives that were used to […]

Embraer Reaches 2017 Delivery Outlook

Embraer delivered a total of 210 jets in 2017, of which 101 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 97 to 102 commercial jets, 70 to 80 light business jets and 35 to 45 large business jets. In […]

AerCap Firms Options on 50 A320neos

Irish-headquartered lessor AerCap has exercised options on 50 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, with deliveries starting from 2022. This latest commitment takes AerCap to a total of 270 A320neo family aircraft, owned and on order. “As the largest lessor of the A320neo family aircraft, we have already placed three quarters of our A320neo family aircraft from […]

Chinese Wanfeng Buys the Majority of Shares in Diamond Aircraft

Chinese automotive and aviation company Wanfeng has bought the majority of shares in Austria’s Diamond Aircraft, the fourth largest general aviation manufacturer in the world. News of the takeover broke just as employees of the Wiener Neustadt factory were breaking up for their Christmas holidays. Diamond also had a subsidiary business in London, Ontario, Canada, […]

Boeing and Embraer in Merger Talks

Boeing and Embraer have confirmed they are undergoing talks towards a possible merger. The confirmation follows a report that the two companies were in discussion by the Wall Street Journal. “There is no guarantee a transaction will result from these discussions. Boeing and Embraer do not intend to make any additional comments regarding these discussions,” […]

Avia Solutions Group Shares 3 Tips For Airport Developers

According to the CIA World Factbook, there are 41,820 airports around the world, but not all are created equal, as every investor knows. As the global economy shifts to the East, it’s little wonder that four of the largest airports by the number of passengers carried are located in Asia: Bejing (PEK), Tokyo (HND), Hong […]