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Business jet traffic ahead of Thanksgiving 2019, trending up this November YOY
Business jet traffic ahead of Thanksgiving 2019, trending up this November YOY

Thanksgiving holidays in the US were ahead of the 2019 holiday, also sustaining a pickup in November vs November last year. European bizjet traffic was flat compared to 2019, some 7% off the comparative traffic in 2019. As in Europe, both Asia and Middle East are seeing activity soften this November compared to last year.

Jetex Unveils its New Flagship FBO Terminal at Abu Dhabis Al Bateen Executive Airport
Jetex Unveils its New Flagship FBO Terminal at Abu Dhabis Al Bateen Executive Airport

On the sidelines of the Dubai Air Show, Jetex announced the unveiling of a new flagship private terminal in the heart of the UAE capital, in time for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

A positive step forward in aviation - Dutch government reverses Schiphol flight cap decision
A positive step forward in aviation - Dutch government reverses Schiphol flight cap decision

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has welcomed the recent decision by the Dutch government to suspend its plan to cap flights at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. The decision, announced by Infrastructure Minister Mark Harbers, marks a significant moment for the aviation industry.

Strong US market lifts global activity ahead of last year
Strong US market lifts global activity ahead of last year

WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin for 23th November, 2023

GAMA Releases Third Quarter 2023 Shipment and Billing Report
GAMA Releases Third Quarter 2023 Shipment and Billing Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) published the Third Quarter 2023 General Aviation Aircraft Shipment and Billing Report. The general aviation aircraft manufacturing industrys results for the first nine months of 2023, when compared to the same period in 2022, show increased aircraft deliveries across all segments along with an increase in the overall value of the aircraft shipments.

European market stalling, US trends solid
European market stalling, US trends solid

WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin for 16th November, 2023

The Jekta Factor  new research from Swiss OEM demonstrates real-world opportunities for electrically powered regional amphibious aircraft operations
The Jekta Factor new research from Swiss OEM demonstrates real-world opportunities for electrically powered regional amphibious aircraft operations

New research from Jekta, the Switzerland-based manufacturer, has identified regions where strong operating economics deliver real potential for bringing affordable, accessible regional air mobility to populations otherwise denied it through lack of infrastructure and high cost. Dubbed The Jekta Factor, the coefficient shows how variations in electricity cost are fundamental to the viability of all-electric aircraft, and demonstrates the OEMs ground-breaking efforts in defining the next era in amphibious aviation through the identification of optimal operating regions, infrastructure and markets.

Global biz jet demand lurches down in latest week
Global biz jet demand lurches down in latest week

WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin for 9th November, 2023

AEA unveils third-quarter 2023 Avionics Market Report
AEA unveils third-quarter 2023 Avionics Market Report

The Aircraft Electronics Association released its third-quarter 2023 Avionics Market Report. In the first nine months of the year, total worldwide business and general aviation avionics sales amounted to $2,415,800,131.52, or more than $2.4 billion as reported by the participating companies.

Bizjet activity level with October 2022 and 2021, up 20% on 2019
Bizjet activity level with October 2022 and 2021, up 20% on 2019

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Leonardo: AW169 skidded capabilities to grow with 5,100 kg increased gross weight and 11-seater configuration
Leonardo: AW169 skidded capabilities to grow with 5,100 kg increased gross weight and 11-seater configuration

The Leonardo AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopters operational capabilities and range of options will grow further with the launch of a 5,100-kilogram (11,243-pound) IGW kit and an 11-seater configuration fully compliant with the IOGP (International Association of Oil & Gas Producers) Report 690.

Cirrus Aircraft Celebrates 500 Vision Jet Deliveries with Limited Edition Series
Cirrus Aircraft Celebrates 500 Vision Jet Deliveries with Limited Edition Series

Cirrus Aircraft today revealed the Special Edition Vision Jet (SF50) to commemorate 500 deliveries of the world's first single-engine personal jet. The Vision Jet has been the best-selling jet for five years and has become a proven asset for business and personal travel, widely utilized by Part 91 and 135 operators. With inflight Wi-Fi and the Cirrus IQ mobile app, the G2+ Vision Jet is now more connected than ever enabling streamlined business travel.

Bizjet activity at NBAA was down vs previous, but overall market solid YOY
Bizjet activity at NBAA was down vs previous, but overall market solid YOY

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Air Methods confirms pre-pack Chapter 11 bankruptcy process
Air Methods confirms pre-pack Chapter 11 bankruptcy process

Air Methods Corporation (Air Methods or the Company), the leading air medical service provider in the U.S., announced that it has entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (RSA) with (i) majorities of its first lien lenders and bondholders and (ii) its equity sponsor under which such key stakeholders have agreed to support an expedited balance sheet restructuring. Implementing the restructuring contemplated by the RSA will reduce the Companys total debt by approximately $1.7 billion, increase liquidity and position the business for long-term success by allowing it to focus on its growth and development strategies.

IADA expects a larger post-pandemic market
IADA expects a larger post-pandemic market

The Third Quarter 2023 Market Report released by the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) predicts a significantly larger market going forward. The report includes hard sales data in addition to the perspectives of IADAs global members, who know the industry well.

Bizjet activity now holding up slightly above last year
Bizjet activity now holding up slightly above last year

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Honda Aircraft Company Reveals Name and Key Milestones of New Light Jet: HondaJet Echelon
Honda Aircraft Company Reveals Name and Key Milestones of New Light Jet: HondaJet Echelon

Honda Aircraft Company today revealed HondaJet Echelon as the official name of its new light jet at 2023 National Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (NBAA-BACE). The name signifies the company's visionary path for the next-generation business jet, elevating efficiency to new heights while also delivering premium comfort and convenience.

Textron Aviation continues investment in bestselling Cessna Citation business jets with introduction of new Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2
Textron Aviation continues investment in bestselling Cessna Citation business jets with introduction of new Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2

Textron Aviation announced the newest Cessna Citation business jet in the companys legendary lineup the Cessna Citation CJ3 Gen2. Unveiled on the eve of this weeks National Business Aviation Association - Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) in Las Vegas, the Citation CJ3 Gen2 raises the bar in the light jet market as the companys most comprehensive Gen2 product announcement to date.

Honeywell forecast shows strong demand for new business jets, increased focus on reducing emissions
Honeywell forecast shows strong demand for new business jets, increased focus on reducing emissions

Honeywell's 32nd annual Global Business Aviation Outlook forecasts up to 8,500 new business jet deliveries worth $278 billion from 2024 to 2033, in line with the same 10-year forecast a year ago. This

Relatively strong European demand brings global trend to 2022 levels
Relatively strong European demand brings global trend to 2022 levels

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