New private jet deliveries fall 20% in 2020, lowest since 2004

Challenger 650

Covid-19 impacted private jet deliveries to 644 units, down 20.4% from 809 in 2019, and the lowest since 2004.

New private jet deliveries dropped by 20.4% from 809 in 2019 to 644 last year. It was the lowest total since 2004, according to the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.

Silver Air’s Boeing Business Jet drops owner’s restrictions

Boeing Business Jet charter

The BBJ is now for both available for a broader variety of missions, including shorter flight and single day trips

The Boeing Business Jet is owned by motivational speaker and philanthropist Tony Robbins

Private jet charter operator Silver Air Private Jets said the Boeing Business Jet it manages for famed author and self-help guru Tony Robbins is now available without restrictions from the aircraft’s owner.

Owners of airliner-size private jets like the BBJ and even large-cabin aircraft such as Gulfstream and Global Express types typically have various restrictions on charter use. Often, they don’t like short flights on their ultra-long-range private jets. That’s because each takeoff and landing – or cycle in aviation terms – brings them closer to expensive and required maintenance checks.

Survey: Consumers Can’t Name Private Jet Brands

According to Corporate Jet Investor, less than 30% of 5,000 Americans surveyed could name one business aviation company.

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