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Domestic traffic rebounding fast, international connections lagging
Domestic traffic rebounding fast, international connections lagging

According to WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Angel Sky-created something truly worthy and amazing!
Angel Sky-created something truly worthy and amazing!

Angel Sky is a catering company specializing in on-board catering services for Premium and VIP-class business aviation!

Sino Jet Named the Largest Fleet in Asia Pacific for the Second Time
Sino Jet Named the Largest Fleet in Asia Pacific for the Second Time

Sino Jet has once again been recognized as Asia's largest business jet operator by Asian Sky Group's recently released 2020 Fleet Report. Sino Jet is the operator with the biggest fleet in Asia for the second time in a row, with a fleet of 47 business jets.

Gazprom Neft's new technology boosts aviation refuelling process
Gazprom Neft's new technology boosts aviation refuelling process

Gazpromneft-Aero, the aviation fuel operator of Gazprom Neft, is boosting the efficiency of aircraft refuelling following successful tests of the first modular fuel truck in Eastern Europe.

Spring seeing quickening US activity, stuttering European trends
Spring seeing quickening US activity, stuttering European trends

From the start of April through the first week of May, global fixed wing flight activity is up 219% compared to 2020 but still trailing 35% versus comparable 2019, according to WINGX`s weekly Global Market Tracker.

Dassault Aviation Launches Falcon 10X, featuring Industrys Largest Cabin and Most Advanced Technology on a Business Jet
Dassault Aviation Launches Falcon 10X, featuring Industrys Largest Cabin and Most Advanced Technology on a Business Jet

High-speed, ultra-long-range Falcon will come with innovative safety features derived from latest fighter technology

Pilatus Delivers 1800th PC-12
Pilatus Delivers 1800th PC-12

After leading the turbine-powered business aircraft market in 2020, Pilatus passes another fleet milestone with the delivery of the 1800TH example of the versatile single-engine turboprop. At 82 deliveries, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Associations 2020 Year-End Aircraft Shipment Report, the Pilatus PC-12 was the most popular model of all turbine-powered business aircraft.

Piper M600/SLS HALO System with Garmin Autoland Achieves EASA Certification
Piper M600/SLS HALO System with Garmin Autoland Achieves EASA Certification

Piper Aircraft, Inc. announced that it has been awarded approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for its M600/SLS HALO safety system with Garmin Autoland.

April triples year-on-year activity, US leading the recovery
April triples year-on-year activity, US leading the recovery

Global fixed wing flight activity is up 227% in April 2021 compared to April 2020, with business jet activity up by more than three times, scheduled airline sectors doubling and cargo activity up 15% year on year.

Demand for pre-owned business jets up in Q4 vs. Q3, CY2020, & vs. Q4 2019
Demand for pre-owned business jets up in Q4 vs. Q3, CY2020, & vs. Q4 2019

The pre-owned business aircraft market saw a 7% increase in sales volume in Q1 2021 over Q1 2020, while Ask Prices were down nearly 6%, reports the Asset Insight AI2 Market Report. Overall demand remained unchanged over Q4 2020, but increased nearly 44% compared to Q1 2020. The Q1 AI2 Market Report covers 134 fixed-wing models and 1,661 aircraft listed for sale.

Demand flying high for private travel as the nation waits for the green light
Demand flying high for private travel as the nation waits for the green light

Pent up desire to travel, visiting loved ones abroad, postponed milestone celebrations, or improving wellbeing whatever the reasons for taking to the skies once more, planning to fly privately is on the rise.

China heli market overcooked
China heli market overcooked

We had just come off a year when the Asia-Pacific civil helicopter fleet had grown by a very healthy 4.3%, with China alone adding net 90 helicopters and growing by an astonishing 22%.

Western Europe lagging, record US charter activity
Western Europe lagging, record US charter activity

Global fixed wing flight activity is more than three times what it was last April, three weeks into the month, according to WINGX`s weekly Global Market Tracker. Year to date, scheduled airline sectors are still trailing by 29% in 2021 versus 2020, but business aviation aircraft are already 18% busier.

Corona crisis forces Messe Friedrichshafen to cancel AERO 2021
Corona crisis forces Messe Friedrichshafen to cancel AERO 2021

Friedrichshafen - AERO, the Global Show for General Aviation, will not take place this year. Messe Friedrichshafen has now taken a decision in view of the travel restrictions in Europe due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The organizers are now turning their focus to the upcoming trade shows.

IADA First Quarter 2021 Market Report
IADA First Quarter 2021 Market Report

Members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) closed 211 preowned aircraft sales transactions in the first quarter of 2021, with another 246 aircraft under contract to close in the next few months. The data was included in the Spring 2021 IADA Market Report.

Aero Asset reports 2021 market dip for preowned twin helicopters
Aero Asset reports 2021 market dip for preowned twin helicopters

Aero Asset reports that first quarter 2021 retail sales of preowned twin-engine helicopters dropped after two successive strong quarters.

Gulfstream flies first fully outfitted G700
Gulfstream flies first fully outfitted G700

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the Gulfstream G700 aircraft dedicated to testing the cabin experience has flown for the first time and now joins the five other test aircraft already in the steadily maturing certification program.

US closes in on 2019 trends, Europe gradually unfreezing
US closes in on 2019 trends, Europe gradually unfreezing

Global business aviation activity this April is 221% up versus April 2020, and 5% down on April 2019, according to WINGX`s weekly Global Market Tracker. Since the start of the year, business jet and prop activity is now 10% up on same period for 2020, 9% behind same period in 2019.

Pilatus PC-24: The Fastest Connection to Venice
Pilatus PC-24: The Fastest Connection to Venice

A premiere for Venice-Lido: for the first time, a business jet lands on the grass runway of the airport closest to the world-famous Italian city of Venice. The flight aboard a PC-24 provides the fastest connection ever to Venice and many other cities.

EBAA launches Ambassador programme: Europes premier peer-networking platform for Business aviation
EBAA launches Ambassador programme: Europes premier peer-networking platform for Business aviation

The European Business Aviation Association, officially announces the launch of its innovative peer-networking Ambassador programme. Alongside the launch of an online platform, the programme allows industry leaders to join closed workshops and forums to address the greatest challenges and opportunities for Business aviation

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