NetJets considers options at NBAA 2018

NetJets considers options at NBAA 2018

There is nothing like a big fleet order to get the headlines. And when you do not have a big order, announcing options is the next best. This morning NetJets announced that it has placed options on 175 super-midsize Cessna

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Embraer’s Latin flair involves Latin language

Embraer’s Latin flair involves Latin language

Embraer has launched two new aircraft: the Praetor 500 midsize jet and the Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet. The Praetor 600 is expected enter service in the second quarter of 2019, followed by the Praetor 500 in the third quarter

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Expert determination in aircraft sales and purchase agreements –  A better alternative?

Expert determination in aircraft sales and purchase agreements – A better alternative?

The Aircraft Sale and Purchase Agreement (“APA”) For anyone who has ever been involved in an aircraft sale or purchase transaction, they would surely agree that the heart and soul of the APA is the delivery condition of the aircraft.

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Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

Ernest leaves Textron Aviation for golf course(s)

  The things people will do to avoid visiting Orlando. Just three days before the National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Textron has announced that Scott Ernest is now switching to become president and CEO of

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Viva La Revolution!

Viva La Revolution!

From Monday to Tuesday last week, the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco hosted around 300 people — from tech start-ups to serial investors and aviation entrepreneurs — to talk about some of the most exciting upcoming developments in aviation.

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Blowing the socks off Millennial buyers

Blowing the socks off Millennial buyers

The Monaco Yacht Show is always a fun place to visit. Not only are there some truly beautiful yachts, but the outfits of some of the attendees are worth going for alone. The past 10 years have been tough for

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The tech arms race

The tech arms race

  Once you have got past the tourists outside, there is a surprising calm in the Wheels Up offices (it possibly helped that Kenny Dichter, the founder of Wheels Up, was not in that day). But one of the things

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The missing link – between the stock market and business jet deliveries

The missing link – between the stock market and business jet deliveries

  The 10th anniversary of the end of Lehman Brothers and the longest uninterrupted bull run in US stock market history, means now is a good time to question why the demand for business jets no longer tracks the S&P500.

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PrivateFly bets the house

PrivateFly bets the house

There are many ways of reducing risk when you start a new business. You could test the concept while staying in your job or find investors and use other peoples’ money. The other extreme might be to sell your home

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Booking business aviation

Booking business aviation

My small English town is facing a little bit of a problem right now. You used to be able to go into the town centre on any given day and barely be able to move because of all the shoppers.

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