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Millennials ‘already shaping business aviation’: Embraer’s Michael Amalfitano

Millennials ‘already shaping business aviation’: Embraer’s Michael Amalfitano

Embraer’s Michael Amalfitano says Millennials are already having a big impact on tomorrow’s private jet sector. Millennials, born between the mid-1980s and 1995, are already shaping private jet aviation; both in the design of private jets and in their choice

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Sunny outlook for US economy predicted at CJI Miami 2019 conference

Sunny outlook for US economy predicted at CJI Miami 2019 conference

Gus Faucher: “We are seeing the longest economic expansion in US history.” A sunny outlook for the US economy until at least mid-2020, was predicted by Gus Faucher, chief economist with PNC Financial Services Group, during his keynote session at

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Q3 business jet deliveries up 7% year-over-year

Q3 business jet deliveries up 7% year-over-year

Business jet deliveries were up 7% in the third quarter of 2019 when compared to Q3 2018 says the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). According to the GAMA report, 183 business jets were delivered in Q3 2019, 12 more than

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Embraer exec-jet deliveries up 12.5% in Q3

Embraer exec-jet deliveries up 12.5% in Q3

Embraer has delivered three more executive jets in the third quarter of 2019 than in the same period in 2018. The Brazilian manufacturer delivered 27 business jets in the quarter, a 12.5% increase from the 24 business jets it delivered

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Gulfstream G700: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Gulfstream G700: Buyer’s and Investor’s Guide

Pros: Longest, widest cabin out there Cons: Cost, at $75m it is $3m more expensive than the nearest rival About Although many aircraft claim to be ‘game-changers’, few could really carry the title as well as the G700s predecessor the

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Global Jet Capital says the business jet market improved in Q3

Global Jet Capital says the business jet market improved in Q3

Global Jet Capital (GJC), a global provider of financial solutions for business aircraft, says that the global business jet market showed signs of improvement in the third quarter of 2019. In its latest quarterly market report, the company said that

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Business jet ban: could it fly?

Business jet ban: could it fly?

Sometimes a bit of paranoia is a good thing. Andy Grove, the former CEO of Intel, wrote a book called ‘Only the Paranoid Survive’ in 1988 and he had a strong point. Complacency is a huge threat to established industries.

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NBAA denounces proposed UK business jet ban

NBAA denounces proposed UK business jet ban

The National Business Aviation Administration (NBAA) and the International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) have denounced calls from a UK Labour politician to ban business jets from using UK airports from 2025. Andy McDonald, the Labour Shadow Transport Secretary (the official

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Cirrus introduces a big red button

Cirrus introduces a big red button

Cirrus has introduced a big red button recessed into the roof of the cabin on its VisionJet personal jet that, once pressed, turns the airplane into a fully autonomous aircraft that can land itself. Cirrus is calling the system ‘Safe

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VistaJet wins AsBAA’s best operator in Asia award

VistaJet wins AsBAA’s best operator in Asia award

VistaJet, the Malta-based private jet operator, has won Asia’s best-operator award from the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA). The award was given to VistaJet during AsBAA’s Icons of Aviation Awards in Hong Kong on November 2, 2019. It is the

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