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Business aviation & the connectivity gap

Business aviation & the connectivity gap

By Richard Koe - ©WingX Global business jet activity currently represents around 10% of all fixed wing flight activity globally, down from almost 20% of all flights operated at the height of the pandemic in Summer 2020. As shown, the pre-pandemic share for business...

Rolls-Royce powering towards a net-zero future

Rolls-Royce powering towards a net-zero future

By Richard Koe In December of 2023, Tufan Erginbilgic, the Turkish-born CEO of Rolls-Royce Plc, with a background in Engineering, announced, “Becoming the first jet engine manufacturer to publicly confirm all our in-production engines for long-haul aircraft and...

Is bizAv going to maintain altitude in 2024?

Is bizAv going to maintain altitude in 2024?

By Richard Koe The business aviation industry in 2023 appeared to exit the turbulence created by the pandemic, the surge in flight demand tapering off record peaks, pre-owned transactions becalmed, whilst order books for new aircraft have extended out several years....

Navigating Business Aviation Through Turbulence in Europe

Navigating Business Aviation Through Turbulence in Europe

By Pete Bunce, President and CEO, General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) © GAMA The global general and business aviation industry continues to show steady growth and stability despite facing some headwinds. While the industry has shown incredible resolve,...

Revamping regionals

Revamping regionals

By Caroline Phaneuf  - © Flying Colours & AIRHAWKE Savvy buyers looking to invest in a VIP or corporate shuttle aircraft are increasingly considering converting a well-priced former regional airliner and customizing it to fit their exact wants and mission needs....

Antonia Lukacinova, Executive Director Media Tribune

Antonia Lukacinova, Executive Director Media Tribune

Founder of the Media Tribune agency, which provides a full portfolio of services that include public relations, promotion and publicity, Antonia Lukacinova, who initiated the Sapphire Pegasus business aviation awards, is also the author of Jet Book: The Ultimate Guide...

The new Kid on the block

The new Kid on the block

British startup Hill Helicopters is shaking up the codes and preparing for the industrialization of a new 5-seater light helicopter. But there is a long way to go… On December 6th 2023, Hill Helicopters unveiled the first two completed airframes of its HX50 light...

Future connectivity now

Future connectivity now

By Iris Savage I © Satcom Direct «It’s a significant milestone,» says Michael Skou Christensen, Chief Commercial Officer at Satcom Direct. «It’s been a year since the Plane Simple® Ku-band tail-mount terminal entered into service, and the rollout has been phenomenally...