Travelers headed from and to over a dozen cities where United Airlines and American Airlines are stopping flights could turn to private aviation
While demand continues at a record level for private jets in the U.S., United Airlines and American Airlines cited a lack of demand in cutting flights to over a dozen smaller and midsize cities.
Global business aviation is down 58% so far in May compared to a 70% drop in April, according to WingX
Palm Beach International is the world’s busiest airport so far in May
Light Jets and Turboprops are leading the recovery
The glass is getting closer to being half full in business aviation. After a 70% drop in global private aviation in April, private jet flying is down by only 58% through the first 13 days of May. At its nadir, activity was down by around 80%.
The numbers compare favorably to the airlines. Global scheduled passenger flights were down 85% so far this month.