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The ARGUS Monday Minute: July 18, 2022
The ARGUS Monday Minute: July 18, 2022

Finishing up the 2nd full week of July, North American business aviation traffic displayed a nearly identical pattern to this time last year with an overall flight count down 6.3% year over year. The continuous post-pandemic surge in flight activity month over month has started to slow down, while overall annual flight counts are still at healthy levels historically.

IADA: Preowned Bizjet Market Showing Signs of Regaining Equilibrium from Industry Highs2Q Market Report Released
IADA: Preowned Bizjet Market Showing Signs of Regaining Equilibrium from Industry Highs2Q Market Report Released

After incurring heated sales volume for two years, the global preowned business aircraft market is beginning to show signs of stabilizing. According to the second quarter 2022 market report from the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), 598 aircraft sales transaction were recorded by the group during the first half compared to 529 during the same period the prior year, a 13 percent increase.

Gulfstream G800 makes first international flight
Gulfstream G800 makes first international flight

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the all-new ultralong-range Gulfstream G800 made its first international flight just weeks after the aircrafts first flight. The G800 flew from Savannah to Gulfstream Customer Supports Farnborough, England, facility in support of Gulfstreams participation in the Farnborough International Airshow.

Busiest ever summer in Europe, whilst US demand hits ceiling
Busiest ever summer in Europe, whilst US demand hits ceiling

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

The ARGUS Monday Minute: July 11, 2022
The ARGUS Monday Minute: July 11, 2022

As expected, the 4th of July holiday weekend heavily influenced overall flight counts for North American business aviation the first week of July 2022. Daily charter flights peaked on Thursday, June 30th at 4490 flights. Cargo flights began to taper off after Tuesday, June 28th, several days before the start of the holiday weekend. Part 91 flights peaked on Thursday, June 30th and remained below average for a full week following the holiday weekend.

Air Corporate  Flying in Style  The Italian Way
Air Corporate Flying in Style The Italian Way

The italian operator Air Corporate has Many years of experience in serving a demanding clientele with its state-of-the-art helicopter fleet. The companys passengers can now enjoy travelling further and faster aboard a brand-new PC-24 Super Versatile Jet.

H1 2022 global bizjet activity up 21% on 2019
H1 2022 global bizjet activity up 21% on 2019

For the first 6 months of 2022 there were 2.7 million business aviation flights, according to WINGX weekly Global Market Tracker published today.

Its like musical chairs: why booking a private jet is more difficult than ever this summer
Its like musical chairs: why booking a private jet is more difficult than ever this summer

Despite double-digit hikes in charter and card pricing, demand has stayed at record levels and the aircraft shortage reminds.

European charter market hits new heights, US trends at plateau
European charter market hits new heights, US trends at plateau

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

All-new Gulfstream G800 makes first flight
All-new Gulfstream G800 makes first flight

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the all-new ultralong-range Gulfstream G800 successfully completed its first flight, officially launching the flight-test program of the industrys longest-range aircraft. Announced in October 2021, the G800 is the latest addition to Gulfstreams next-generation fleet to take flight and make progress toward customer deliveries.

Business jet owners driving year on year growth in US and Europe
Business jet owners driving year on year growth in US and Europe

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

European demand surges as growth rates cool in the US
European demand surges as growth rates cool in the US

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

The ARGUS Monday Minute: June 13, 2022
The ARGUS Monday Minute: June 13, 2022

Finishing out the first full week of June 2022, business aviation flight activity is up 1.23% in North America and 33.6% in Europe from this time last year.

US demand peaking, whilst Europe sees much bigger year-on-year rebound
US demand peaking, whilst Europe sees much bigger year-on-year rebound

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Twelfth consecutive month of record-breaking global activity for bizjets
Twelfth consecutive month of record-breaking global activity for bizjets

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Dassault Introduces the Falcon Privacy Suite
Dassault Introduces the Falcon Privacy Suite

Dassault Aviation is introducing a new concept in passenger comfortthe Falcon Privacy Suite, that will offer more personal space, greater peace and quiet, and a more comfortable and restful sleep on long flights.  

Textron Aviation achieves EASA certification on Cessna Citation XLS Gen2
Textron Aviation achieves EASA certification on Cessna Citation XLS Gen2

Textron Aviation announced at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, that it has earned European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) type certification for the Cessna Citation XLS Gen2 business jet. The company is set to make its first European delivery of the XLS Gen2 to Porsche Air Service GmbH of Salzburg, Austria, in the coming weeks.

WEF and EBACE bizjet attendance corroborates peak demand
WEF and EBACE bizjet attendance corroborates peak demand

WINGXs weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Bizav Operations Hampered by Ukraine War
Bizav Operations Hampered by Ukraine War

Russias war in Ukraine has hurt the aviation sector, not only in Ukraine proper, but for operators that previously did business in Russia or customarily flew over the country. Separately, economic sanctions imposed on Russia have resulted not only in a direct loss of business, but a spate of challenges related to aircraft with any ties to Russia.

The ARGUS Monday Minute: May 23, 2022
The ARGUS Monday Minute: May 23, 2022

Trends in North American business aviation flight activity continue to track upwards as we navigate through various economic challenges. Flight activity for the third week of May is up 16.5% from 2019 pre-pandemic levels and up 11.4% year over year from 2021.

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