Category: General Aviation

Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 1.0 percentage point to 82.8%. […]

Top 10 Most Famous Flight Attendants throughout History

Being a flight attendant is not an easy task – you need to go through weeks of training and you will have the responsibility of guiding every passenger on board if an emergency situation ever happens. In a long line of flight attendants, quite a few showed bravery, strength and uniqueness. We would like to […]

In Pursuit of a Prestigious Profession?

Almost everyone in life is entitled to a great choice of future when leaving school. Limitless potential, endless career opportunities, a broad range of possible destinations, areas and industries to enter into… and many other aspects to consider. How do young people choose the right path to pursue their career? Probably the most common criteria […]

Lithuanian Joint Venture Sees Unprecedented Growth in China

The largest Lithuanian investor in the People‘s Republic of China – AviaAM Leasing – has added a 14th brand new aircraft to the portfolio of its Joint Venture, AviaAM Financial Leasing China. The aircraft brings the value of the Joint Venture’s portfolio to USD 835 million. AviaAM Financial Leasing China was established, in August 2016, […]

Boeing and Lockheed Martin Get Caught Up in USAF Competition

Mixed signals from the Trump administration’s “America First” initiative are creating a confusing economic environment for U.S. companies despite a booming U.S. economy, which could make the “America First” and “Made in America” initiatives unattainable for American business. President Trump says he wants more U.S. corporations to move production and supply chains back to the […]

G. Ziemelis: The Future of Personal Air Transportation

Point to point long distance travel is, for the most part, efficient for passengers and profitable for companies. Between the airlines, railways, and highways most places in the world are quickly and readily accessible with respect to the limitation of today’s technology. As time and technology has advanced, travel has only gotten easier and quicker. […]

What are the Variables that Define the Price of a Private Flight?

Fort Lauderdale based private jet provider Monarch Air Group refers about the wide array of components that explain the costs of operating a business jet. Private aviation is expensive and expensive for both parties involved. Popular knowledge approves that flying in a private jet is possibly the most expensive means of transportation per hour, a […]

Boeing: Aviation Will Need 790,000 Pilots over 20 Years

Boeing released its 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook, projecting demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years. This represents double the current workforce and the most significant demand in the outlook’s nine-year history. The demand is being driven by an anticipated doubling of the global commercial airplane fleet as well as record-high air travel demand […]

Seacons Trading Commits to Boeing Business Jet MAX 7

Boeing announced that Seacons Trading Ltd has ordered a Boeing Business Jet MAX 7. The announcement during the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow showcases the continuing momentum for the new BBJ MAX family. “We are excited to announce the BBJ MAX 7 order,” said Dudy Purwagandhi, CEO of Seacons Trading Ltd. “We already operate a BBJ […]

Embraer Foresees Demand for 10,550 New Aircraft Over the Next 20 years

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years. The in-service fleet is set to increase to 16,000 aircraft, up from the 9,000 aircraft currently in operation. Market growth will drive 65% of this demand, while the remaining 35% will replace ageing […]