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Company profiles of those leading the way in the global aviation marketplace.
- Author:Andrew Hoy
Andrew Hoy, Managing Director, ExecuJet Aviation Trading is optimistic about aircraft trading in the Middle East. “In terms of the market right now, China is of course the number one target territory, but there remains plenty of confidence in the Middle East also. There is certainly a good deal of opportunity to be had if you seek it out, and we’ve never been busier,” Hoy explained.
- Author:Brian Paul
With offices located in Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Sarasota, JetBlack Aviation has quickly distinguished itself as a leader within the aviation sales industry. Key to its success has been the company’s unique outlook on the relationships it builds with its clients.
- Author:Gary Spivack
A visit to IntelliJet’s headquarters at Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), in addition to the view of the busy ramp bustling with business jets just outside of the IntelliJet office windows, also offers a chance to watch the F-15 Eagles of the Florida Air National Guard 125th Fighter-Intercept Group performing dual afterburner take-offs and high speed passes over Runway 25.
- Author:Steve Salter
It wasn’t that long ago that leasing a business jet was nearly as commonplace as financing one, according to Ed Rothen, Director of IntelliJet International’s Lease Connection. “Leasing made sense from a tax standpoint and the predictable aircraft residual values resulted in attractive lease rates. Then in 2008, the global financial crisis toppled values of just about everything, including aircraft, and changed the way assets are leased.”
- Author:PremiAir Profile
PremiAir Global, the rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft sales specialist, reports a positive growth in business since the beginning of 2011. Offering his observations on the rotary market, Craig Lammiman, Aircraft Sales Manager at the Farnborough, UK-based company outlined, “We have seen a rise in market activity over the last year in both the fixed-wing and rotary sectors.
In 1931, Henry Ogrodzinski observes, there was really only general aviation. And all the airports were general aviation fields. “All the other components grew out of GA.”
States, as well as their cities and towns, planted their stakes in aviation-building early on, with the founding of the National Association of State Aviation Officials (NASAO) resulting from the efforts of states to foster the growth of this nascent aviation community.
When Jack Caloras explains the role of CRS Jet Spares in the wide and varied world of Business Aviation, he brings as fine a point as a pitot probe’s to summing up the company’s mission: “We help maintain the dispatch reliability and safety of Business Aviation aircraft.”
- Author:PremiAir Global
PremiAir Global, the aircraft sales and brokerage specialist, and part of UK aviation services business PremiAir, appointed two new Aircraft Sales Managers, Gordon Potter and Craig Lammiman, in October last year as the company looks to expand further into the Business Jet market during 2011.
- Author:Denise Torre
You know you must be making clients happy when most of your business is either repeat business or referrals from other satisfied clients. That has been the Jetcraft Corporation story for nearly five decades. Just one year shy of 50 years in business, Jetcraft Corporation is today one of only a few companies claiming real longevity in this industry.
For the novice entering aviation, the idea that aircraft need special handling between flights sometimes comes as a surprise. “You mean you don’t taxi in or out of your hangar?” That question came to me from a friend who flew along on a trip some years ago. We rode together to the airport and upon our arrival, my friend expressed surprise at seeing a tug towing my aircraft out onto the ramp. My friend visited the airport with me once before, when we drove directly to my hangar door, opened it up,