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Great News for Business Aviation on International Waivers Safe and secure operations are cornerstones of the business aviation community, which is why NBAA welcomed a recent decision by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials to eliminate a historically unpredictable and burdensome process for companies using business aviation to obtain international waivers for flights into the U.S. The move will reduce the administrative burden...
Transactions Increase While Values Decrease in Pre-Owned Market   There should be some optimism in our industry. Buyers and sellers are finally coming to terms with what the market will bear for a given aircraft. And with that, the pre-owned aircraft market is seeing more completed deals. The gridlock of available inventory is starting to show some movement. Values, on the other hand, remain soft with few signs of recovery. Some of the...
Recognition for Business Aviation Value On The Rise Business Air readers know that a company’s use of an airplane creates tremendous value, not only for citizens, companies and communities in the U.S., but also around the world. In recent years, senior figures from European governmental institutions have been outspoken about the value of business aviation to in the region. Yet after a year where misperceptions about business...
NBAA: Serving Business Aviation for More Than 60 Years For more than 60 years, NBAA has been committed to serving its diverse membership with excellence. That tradition continues today as NBAA represents everyone from entrepreneurs who fly their own planes to large companies with flight departments. This 63rd Annual Meeting & Convention (NBAA2010) brings together the business aviation community for education and networking as it does...
New Resources to Boost Business Aviation Advocacy When NBAA launched the No Plane No Gain campaign in 2009 with the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), we promised to educate policymakers and opinion leaders about the value of business aviation. We also said we would put advocacy tools in the hands of people in our industry, so that everyone could take part in the campaign. We have continually developed surveys, studies,...
An SMS Can Help Your Company’s Bottom Line Any action from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regarding safety management system (SMS) requirements appears to be a long way off, if implemented at all. Yet, many operators who have voluntarily implemented an SMS have seen a benefit where they may not initially have expected to: their company’s bottom line. The goal of an SMS is to prevent accidents before they happen...
Exhibitors, Attendees Get Business Done at NBAA’s Events As Business Air readers know, NBAA offers companies in business aviation a number of venues for networking and conducting business each year. For example, NBAA’s 64th Annual Meeting & Convention, to be held in Las Vegas, NV, from October 12-14 this year, will be among the industry’s most productive three days for conducting business in one place, at one time. No other...
Publisher, China Civil Aviation Report Business Aviation in the China Marketplace Greetings: I am very glad to have this opportunity to work with Business Air to share with you information regarding China’s general aviation, especially the development of business aviation. China, as the fastest moving economic body in the world in the last two decades, has created great demand for business aviation in both aircraft usage and purchase. But still, the current demand...
Focused-contract and consulting services for these uncertain times Customer Editorial The aviation industry has always been resilient, flexible and eager to find new growth and rebound solutions thru better technology. No one needs to be reminded of the significant market and business downturns during the past four years that has tested the industries metal. However there are some signs of recovery in key segments. In fact, many feel we may be reaching...
AIRCRAFT BLUEBOOK AT-A-GLANCE   Aircraft Bluebook–Price Digest At-A-Glance reviewed market values for the Cessna Citation CJ2. Research resources for this study were provided by Aircraft Bluebook and AMSTAT. Market Data There are approximately 239 Cessna Citation CJ2’s in world inventory. Of these, 29 are currently listed for sale/ lease through various trade publications. This equates...