Business Jet delivers reached their highest total since 2009, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Many of the new aircraft will find their way to both fleet and fractional operators providing access to shareowners and jet card customers
Glory days, well, they’ll pass you by
Glory days, in the wink of a young girl’s eye– Bruce Springstein
No doubt, many of those involved in manufacturing private jets recall fondly 2008. That’s when the industry delivered 1,317 new business jets. It was an increase from 2007’s then-record mark of 1,137 new private jets delivered. That busted the 2006 numbers, also a then-record of 887 units delivered.
With the Great Recession, deliveries of new private jets dropped to 874 units in 2009, even more to 767 in 2010, then 696 in 2011, before bottoming out in 2012 at 672 aircraft.
The new entrant jet card seller is offering a 10-hour jet card for new clients through the end of the year
Alliance Aviation, founded earlier this year by former Dumont Aviation executives Christopher Tasca and Amber Martin, is offering a promotional jet card through Dec. 31.
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Jet card buyers receive a complimentary Rolex watch
Jet card broker Alliance Aviation wants you to show up on time for your flights, at least maybe that’s the point of its latest promotion. Through the end of September, if you buy a jet card, you can choose from five different Rolex watch types as a gift.
On offer is the Green Face Gold Daytona, Yacht-Master II Submariner, GMT, Datejust, and Air King.
Jet card broker Alliance Aviation is promoting travel to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian
Start-up jet card broker Alliance Aviation is joining the push by business aviation to help in the recovery of the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian.
The National Business Aviation Association reported during the storm, “FBOs across Florida are getting flights coordinated for when they are cleared into the Bahamas, and many are using hangars as staging areas for supplies.”