Boeing’s 20-Year Pilot, Technician Outlook Spurs Optimism, JSfirm Says

By Molly McMillin Oct 20, 2020
Boeing’s latest 20-year Pilot and Technician Outlook leaves reasons to be hopeful despite the COVID-19 pandemic, say officials at JSfirm.com, which provides an aviation job website. 
Business Aviation Week

NetJets Expands Worldwide Sustainability Programs

By Molly McMillin Oct 15, 2020
NetJets says it is expanding its Global Sustainability Program with plans to purchase enough sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for all of its flights from San Francisco and its base in Columbus, Ohio.
Business Aviation Week

Podcast: Fast Five With Flight School Association Chief Robert Rockmaker

By William Garvey Oct 15, 2020
The founder, president and CEO of the Flight School Association of North America, discusses how the organization benefits student pilots as well as…
Business Aviation

Jet It Orders 10 HondaJet Elites As Business Grows

By Molly McMillin Oct 13, 2020
Jet It, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based fractional ownership company, has placed an order for 10 HondaJet Elite aircraft with delivery over the next year. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

With Trade Shows Canceled, Universal Avionics Hits Demo Road

By Molly McMillin Oct 09, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and trade shows began canceling—such as the National Business Aviation Association’s annual convention and exhibition (NBAA-BACE)—Universal Avionics began asking what it could do to showcase its products to customers.
Business Aviation Week

Webinar: FBOs – A Changing Business?

Oct 09, 2020
This webinar took place October 9, 2020. How are FBOs faring in the current pandemic environment and what are the greatest challenges ahead for your…
Business Aviation

VistaJet Courts Corporate Clients With New Membership Program

By Angus Batey Oct 08, 2020
As commercial airlines are forced to restrict routes and travelers remain nervous about exposure to COVID-19 in airport terminals, the private business aviation sector is attracting significant levels of new business.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Webinar: Charters – Strategies to Keep New Customers

Oct 08, 2020
This webinar took place October 8, 2020. The pandemic has brought a flood of first-time users to business aviation. The challenge now is to keep them…
Business Aviation

NBAA’s Bolen Sees Optimism Amid Sector’s Mixed Messages

By Angus Batey Oct 07, 2020
Although the business aviation industry has suffered losses during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many reasons for optimism, Ed Bolen, National Business Aviation Association president and CEO, says.
Business Aviation

Boom Firms Up Overture Plans As XB-1 Rolls Out

By Guy Norris Oct 07, 2020
Boom Supersonic is readying the XB-1 demonstrator for ground tests at its Centennial Airport, Colorado, headquarters following a virtual rollout event on Oct 7.
Business Aviation Week

Ten-Year Bizjet, Turboprop Deliveries To Total 9,994, Aviation Week Says

By Molly McMillin Oct 07, 2020
Business aircraft manufacturers worldwide are projected to deliver 7,404 new business jets and 2,590 new turboprops over 10 years from 2021 to 2030, valued at a total of $236.5 billion at list prices, with demand for maintenance, repair and overhaul services expected to total $102 billion, according to a new forecast by the Aviation Week Network’s 2021 Business Aviation Fleet & MRO Forecast. 
Business Aviation Week

Webinar: Forecasts for the Future

Oct 07, 2020
This webinar took place October 7, 2020. Business aviation deliveries are taking a downturn in 2020. What will the turboprop and business jet market…
Business Aviation

Military Sales Bolster Bizjet Demand

By Steve Trimble Oct 07, 2020
U.S. Army, Luftwaffe, an undisclosed European military and the United Arab Emirates armed forces each boosted the fortunes of the special mission derivative market for large business jets this year.
Business Aviation Week

AP Completion Services Delivers 11th Global 7500

By Angus Batey Oct 07, 2020
AP Completion estimates it has managed the completions of about 40% of the Bombardier G7500 business jets in service.
Business Aviation Week

Leader Interview: Ron Draper, Textron Aviation

By Molly McMillin Oct 07, 2020
Ron Draper is the president and CEO of Textron Aviation, which builds and services Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker products. He tells Molly McMillin, editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, how his company has been weathering the COVID-19 crisis and why the recovery will be different from the 2008 financial crash.
Leader Interviews

Bombardier Debuts Virtual Showroom Of Products

By Molly McMillin Oct 06, 2020
In the absence of this year’s National Business Aviation Association’s annual Convention & Exhibition, Bombardier is showcasing products to customers in a different way–virtually. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

Airbus Unveils ACJ TwoTwenty

By John Morris Oct 06, 2020
Airbus on Oct. 6 unveiled the latest in its family of corporate business jets, the A220-based ACJ TwoTwenty, with orders for six aircraft.
Business Aviation

Webinar: Pre-Owned vs New: Post-Pandemic Dynamics

Oct 06, 2020
This webinar took place October 6, 2020. The last major recession unleashed a flood of private jets onto the market, causing prices to collapse. This…
Business Aviation

Honeywell Forecasts 10-Year Bizjet Deliveries To Reach 7,300

By Molly McMillin Oct 06, 2020
Honeywell projects deliveries of 7,300 new business jets from 2021 to 2030 valued at $235 billion, down 4% from its 10-year forecast a year ago, the company said in a new Global Business Aviation Outlook.
Marketplace

How Business Aviation Is Making The Skies Greener

By Angus Batey Oct 06, 2020
Business aviation is slowly but steadily recognizing the need to adopt sustainable aviation fuel.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

XOJet Refurbishing Challenger, Citation X Aircraft

By Molly McMillin Oct 06, 2020
Citation Xs might be in their second decade, but they are still popular.
Business Aviation Week

35 Years Ago In Aviation Week

By William Garvey Oct 06, 2020
How Gulfstream and Rolls-Royce teamed on the G4.
Business Aviation

Leader Interview: Brad Thress, FlightSafety International

By Bill Carey Oct 06, 2020
Brad Thress, President and CEO of FlightSafety International, joined the aviation training and simulation company from Textron in February, just as the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold.
Leader Interviews

Webinar: Strategies for the Future

Oct 05, 2020
This webinar took place October 5, 2020. Nobody expected the current situation, nor that the recovery would take so long. Ed Bolen, President & CEO…
Business Aviation

Private Flying Takes Lead In Business Aviation’s Recovery

By Graham Warwick Oct 05, 2020
New customers are entering the business-aviation market through charter and membership programs, but will they stay?
Business Aviation Week