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Europe's first day of summer sees activity back up to 2019 levels
Europe's first day of summer sees activity back up to 2019 levels

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GlobeAir wins over commercial airlines experiencing covid-related drawbacks this summer
GlobeAir wins over commercial airlines experiencing covid-related drawbacks this summer

Europes leading private jet provider, GlobeAir, ensures less than 15 minutes of boarding time and a complete overview of travel regulations, whilst commercial airlines cant keep up with the newest safety measures causing unnecessary stress, frustration and time loss for travellers.

Hansueli Loosli elected Chairman of Pilatus
Hansueli Loosli elected Chairman of Pilatus

Hansueli Loosli has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Pilatus Annual General Meeting. In addition, the AGM elected two further notable members: Martin P. Furrer and Mario Rossi.

Global business jet traffic in June trending 12% above pre-covid
Global business jet traffic in June trending 12% above pre-covid

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Avolon and Vertical Aerospace announce worlds largest eVTOL aircraft order
Avolon and Vertical Aerospace announce worlds largest eVTOL aircraft order

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, and Vertical Aerospace (Vertical), the most advanced electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) company in the world, announce a ground-breaking US$2 billion order for up to 500 electric eVTOL aircraft.

Charter and Fractional customers push US market to new highs
Charter and Fractional customers push US market to new highs

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Air Charter Service sees stronger recovery for business travel than expected
Air Charter Service sees stronger recovery for business travel than expected

Air Charter Service (ACS) has seen global private jet business travel booking numbers for the first quarter of 2021 reach 76% of 2019 levels exceeding its original forecast. This suggests that the recovery of business travel is progressing to such an extent that bookings could increase beyond ACSs prediction of eventually resuming to 85% of pre-pandemic levels this year.

UTG Private Aviation: new life of business aviation center at Domodedovo airport
UTG Private Aviation: new life of business aviation center at Domodedovo airport

UTG Private Aviation, fix-based operator (FBO) at Domodedovo airport, has started the first stage of a full-scale renovation of current business aviation terminal. Renovation will be completed by the end of 2022. At the same time new terminal construction project is scheduled.

EBAA points out missed opportunities in aviation emissions study
EBAA points out missed opportunities in aviation emissions study

In a report titled 'Private jets: can the super rich supercharge zero-emission aviation?', Brussels-based NGO Transport & Environment, goes into depth on the evolution of Business aviation emissions in recent years and suggests that there are few arguments to be made in defending the existence of the sector.

Memorial Day weekend showcases Bizav surge in the US
Memorial Day weekend showcases Bizav surge in the US

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IADA Joins European Business Aviation Association Extending Dealer Organizations Global Reach
IADA Joins European Business Aviation Association Extending Dealer Organizations Global Reach

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA), based in Brussels, Belgium, has accepted the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) as a full voting member. EBAA is the leading organization for operators of business aircraft in Europe.

The demand trends of summer
The demand trends of summer

With rapid vaccine rollouts and loosening restrictions in some of private aviations core markets, charter demand is returning as we head into summer. Elsewhere, lockdowns remain in place and leisure demand is some way off. In this article, Avinode will look at global demand and pricing patterns, with particular focus on the USA and Europe.

Jet Aviation Redelivers Worlds First VVIP-Outfitted BBJ 737 MAX
Jet Aviation Redelivers Worlds First VVIP-Outfitted BBJ 737 MAX

Jet Aviation announced that it has redelivered the first-ever VVIP cabin interior completed on a BBJ 737-8 to an undisclosed customer.

Bizjet activity eclipsing 2019 levels, not just in Florida
Bizjet activity eclipsing 2019 levels, not just in Florida

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Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S
Honda Aircraft Company Unveils the HondaJet Elite S

Honda Aircraft Company today revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the "HondaJet Elite S," at its first ever virtual product launch event themed Innovation Continues: Elite S.

Embraer Presents the ERJ 145 Semi-Private Jet Aftermarket Modification
Embraer Presents the ERJ 145 Semi-Private Jet Aftermarket Modification

With passenger comfort, privacy and safety in mind, Embraer is presenting a semi-private configuration for ERJ 145 jets as an aftermarket solution, which includes premium seats for the utmost comfort to passengers. The conversion will be possible through a supplemental type certificate (STC), currently under development by Embraer, and all ERJ 145 are eligible to be converted to a semi-private aircraft.

IADA's April 2021 Preowned Aircraft Deals Double Compared to Pandemic April
IADA's April 2021 Preowned Aircraft Deals Double Compared to Pandemic April

Signaling a return to normalcy, in April of this year the worlds top preowned business jet dealers doubled their sales compared to April of 2020 when the pandemic wreaked havoc on transactions.

GAMA Publishes First Quarter 2021 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report
GAMA Publishes First Quarter 2021 Aircraft Shipments and Billings Report

The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) released the general aviation aircraft shipments and billings report for the first quarter of 2021.

Business aviation closes gap on 2019, notably in charter demand
Business aviation closes gap on 2019, notably in charter demand

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Airbus welcomes first ACJ TwoTwenty section in Mirabel/Canada
Airbus welcomes first ACJ TwoTwenty section in Mirabel/Canada

The first section of the recently launched ACJ TwoTwenty has arrived at the A220 Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Mirabel, Canada, in line with the planning. This mid-fuselage section arrival marks the start of the first Airbus corporate jet ever assembled in Canada.

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