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Glyn Jones calls for UK government action to solve capacity crisis

Glyn Jones calls for UK government action to solve capacity crisis

Glyn Jones, CEO of Stobart Aviation, has called for the UK government to support ways to free up spare capacity at smaller airports across the UK. He says this will help to alleviate the capacity crisis in the UK aviation

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Business aviation professionals predict increase in demand for finance

Business aviation professionals predict increase in demand for finance

Business aviation professionals are predicting that demand for finance will increase over the next five years, thanks to a growing trend for potential buyers to use less of their own capital and the current attractive pricing of operating leases. They

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Jetcraft calls recovery and backs bigger aircraft for next ten years

Jetcraft calls recovery and backs bigger aircraft for next ten years

Jetcraft, one of the world’s largest buyers and sellers of business aircraft, is calling the end of the business jet downturn. The company forecasts that 8,349 aircraft will be delivered between now and 2026. Larger cabin aircraft will account for

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September flights up for 2017

September flights up for 2017

US Business jet activity is continuing its upwards trajectory. ARGUS US flight data shows a 5.2% increase in business jet flights year-on-year for September. This is the second month of at least 5% year-on-year growth so far this year. Part

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Jetcraft calls recovery and backs bigger aircraft for next ten years

Jetcraft calls recovery and backs bigger aircraft for next ten years

Jetcraft, one of the world’s largest buyer and seller of business aircraft, is calling the end of the business jet downturn. The company forecasts that 8,349 aircraft will be delivered between now and 2026. Larger cabin aircraft will account for

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Global Jet Capital rethinks aircraft remarketing and aims to simplify ownership

Global Jet Capital rethinks aircraft remarketing and aims to simplify ownership

It is not unusual for financial institutions to own aircraft that are for sale at trade shows. Leases end and sometimes aircraft need to be repossessed. But it is not something they typically advertise. At NBAA 2017, Global Jet Capital

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Supersonic business jet makes “validating” test flights

Supersonic business jet makes “validating” test flights

Supersonic business jet pioneer Spike Aerospace says its aircraft design has been validated by a successful series of test flights at the weekend. SA’s subsonic subscale SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft flew for the first time on Saturday, in seven short flights

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Embraer launches Phenom 300E

Embraer launches Phenom 300E

Embraer has launched a new version of its successful Phenom 300 light jet series with the Phenom 300E. The Phenom 300E has an enhanced cabin and inflight entertainment system. It has a list price of $9.45 million with deliveries starting

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PayNode joins with WorldFirst

PayNode joins with WorldFirst

PayNode, the online payment platform for business charter, launched at last year’s NBAA. In the last 12 months, the Avinode division has added more than 100 companies. Now it is announcing a new partnership with international payments specialist WorldFirst. PayNode

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Stellar raises $26 million from Volaris founders, Global Jet Capital and Uber co-founder

Stellar raises $26 million from Volaris founders, Global Jet Capital and Uber co-founder

Stellar Labs, the online business jet charter market, has raised $26.3 million in Series A equity. The investors in the round are: business jet finance company Global Jet Capital; Columbia Equity Partners – a specialist aviation investor; and Expa the

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