The business jet market is in recovery, although it’s a “cautious recovery,” according to JetNet’s Paul Cardarelli, vice president for sales.
Highly qualified crews are in short supply as airlines soak up the supply. That leaves the business aviation industry wondering how to attract corporate pilots.
Business has taken off this year at London Biggin Hill Airport as it increasingly becomes the gateway of choice to the UK’s capital city.
Ahead of NBAA in 2017, ShowNews spoke with Eric Stuck, the product manager at Satair in Atlanta who manages that company's program in partnership with Honeywell to carry out ADS-B Out upgrades to Primus II-equipped business aircraft in the U.S.
Over the past 20 years, Duncan Aviation has directed nearly $280 million back into the company, reinvesting in new facilities, equipment and leadership development, and another $55 million in training.
StandardAero, a major maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist, is having a good year and, Marc Drobny, the new president of business aviation, says it is the result of a fresh approach he describes as “bigger, better and bolder.”
It has been a while since Adam Twidell was flying C-130s for the Royal Air Force, but he still exudes the upbeat, can-do spirit synonymous with the British armed service.
Supersonic business jet developer Aerion has officially launched preliminary design of its 12-seater, Mach 1.4-capable AS2 and revealed ambitions to develop bigger and faster follow-on variants, including potential commercial models.
Big-cabin jets—ranging from super midsize through business liner classes—over the next five years represent 62% of the units and 87% of the value of planned new jet purchases in 2018 dollars.
A new Aviation Week Intelligence Network forecast predicts worldwide deliveries of 8,683 business jets and 2,877 turboprops from 2019-2028, exhibiting a 1.4% annual growth rate.