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Global demand holding but charter market back to 2019 levels in Europe
Global demand holding but charter market back to 2019 levels in Europe

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Airbus Helicopters performed steadily in a complex 2022
Airbus Helicopters performed steadily in a complex 2022

In 2022, Airbus Helicopters logged 374 gross orders (net: 362), highlighting the ongoing market recovery with an impressive 216 light single engine helicopters sold. Deliveries increased from 338 in 2021 to 344 in 2022, contributing to Airbus Helicopters preliminary 52% share of the civil and parapublic market.

Jetcraft poised for strong 2023 with senior Americas sales hires
Jetcraft poised for strong 2023 with senior Americas sales hires

Jetcraft, the global leader in business aircraft sales and acquisitions, has appointed Gerald Hooper and Laurence Vidal to senior sales roles in the Americas. The executive hires position Jetcraft to meet customer demand throughout the continent and further expand the companys on-the-ground market intelligence.  

AI Air Ambulance receives European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) accreditation for the fifth time
AI Air Ambulance receives European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) accreditation for the fifth time

FAI rent-a-jet GmbHs Air Ambulance Division is pleased to announce it has received accreditation from the European Aeromedical Institute (EURAMI) for the fifth time for both long-range, intercontinental fixed wing and regional fixed wing air ambulance services.

Falcon 10X Interior Receives Yet Another Prestigious Product Design Award
Falcon 10X Interior Receives Yet Another Prestigious Product Design Award

Dassault Aviations latest addition to its large-cabin business jet family, the ultra long-range Falcon 10X, received the Chicago Athenaeum award for Good Design.

Vista announces record full year performance for 2022 with revenue up over 50% YoY
Vista announces record full year performance for 2022 with revenue up over 50% YoY

Vista Global Holding (Vista), the worlds leading global private aviation group, provides a market update and overview into its exceptional performance for 2022, reflecting the positive trends across its dynamic global markets and unprecedented levels of demand from existing and new Members.

Qatar Executive Announces Record Year Reflected by a Growth in Fleet, Increase for Departures and Arrivals and Sustainable Advancement
Qatar Executive Announces Record Year Reflected by a Growth in Fleet, Increase for Departures and Arrivals and Sustainable Advancement

Qatar Executive (QE), the private jet charter division of the Qatar Airways Group, experienced significant year-over-year (YOY) growth in flight arrivals and departures at their exclusive Premium Terminal FBO during the completion of a historic FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.

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Gulfstream recognized for sustainability leadership
Gulfstream recognized for sustainability leadership

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced today it has earned four National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Sustainable Flight Department Accreditations. The newly established program recognizes Gulfstream for sustainability leadership across locations.

Embraers Phenom 300MED Receives FAA and EASA Certification
Embraers Phenom 300MED Receives FAA and EASA Certification

The Phenom 300MED, has received the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

Business Jet market still buoyant, WEF traffic relatively muted
Business Jet market still buoyant, WEF traffic relatively muted

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

IADA Dealers End 2022 on a High
IADA Dealers End 2022 on a High

While annual business jet resale volume was slightly higher for members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) in 2022, aircraft dealers indicate that market conditions are normalizing. In the recently released 2022 Fourth Quarter IADA Market Report, IADA accredited dealers and certified brokers reported 1,399 used aircraft sales transactions closed in 2022, compared to 1,370 in 2021, a two percent increase, and the highest total for IADA members in recent memory.

Textron Aviation delivers 3,000th Cessna Caravan family aircraft
Textron Aviation delivers 3,000th Cessna Caravan family aircraft

Textron Aviation announced it has delivered a Cessna Grand Caravan EX to Brazilian aviation company Azul Conecta, a subsidiary of Azul Airlines based at the airport of Jundiai in São Paulo.

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Overall activity levels holding but charter demand sliding fast
Overall activity levels holding but charter demand sliding fast

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

SEA Prime: 2022 traffic jumps 20% vs 2021
SEA Prime: 2022 traffic jumps 20% vs 2021

SEA Prime, which, with the Milano Prime brand, is a leading operator of business aviation airports in Italy and Europe has closed 2022 with more than 32.6 thousand business aviation movements, with an increase of 20% vs 2021 and of 33% vs 2019 as compared to the 2022 European growth of +12,3% vs the previous year.

Satcom Direct lets the sunshine in with new solar farm installation
Satcom Direct lets the sunshine in with new solar farm installation

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has installed a 1,200-panel solar farm at its Melbourne, FL, world headquarters in its ongoing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The new infrastructure is located adjacent to the SD Data Center and covers 65,000 sq ft, more than the full size of an American football field.

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim adds Global 7500 to its managed fleet
DC Aviation Al-Futtaim adds Global 7500 to its managed fleet

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim (DCAF) has added a Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft to its managed fleet. DCAF will manage and operate the new aircraft on behalf of its private owner. This brings the total number of aircraft under management to nine. The new aircraft will be based at DCAFs home base at Al Maktoum International Airport.

Brian Foley: private aviations sudden popularity falls back to earth
Brian Foley: private aviations sudden popularity falls back to earth

Fuelled since 2020 by soaring personal stock portfolios, easy access to low-interest cash and a pandemic-induced desire to avoid public airport cattle stalls, interest in flying privately has soared. However, recent metrics now suggest the white-hot market has begun to cool to a more manageable and sustainable level. Words by Brian Foley.

Nomad Aviation looks back on a successful year 2022
Nomad Aviation looks back on a successful year 2022

Nomad Aviation can look back on an extremely successful 2022, despite the difficult geopolitical environment.

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