Private Jet flights jumped 6.9% in December

Traqpak private aircraft flight activity 2019

TRAQPak said the strong end to the year will be followed up with a 5.8% gain in January

TRAQPak’s review of year over year flight activity (December 2019 vs. December 2018) indicates that December 2019 recorded an increase of 6.9%. It reverses 2018’s negative trend.

The results by operational category were all positive for the period, with Fractional activity posting the largest increase, up 11.5% from 2018.

Part 135 flight activity (which includes Jet Card flights) saw a 7.1% increase from December 2018, and Part 91 activity reported a rise of 5.5%.

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Private jet advocacy group No Plane No Gain has released a media presentation designed to help business aviation users explain the benefits the industry brings to the entire economy

No Plane No Gain, an advocacy group backed by the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) have released a media presentation designed to correct misperceptions and explain how private aviation benefits the broad economy.

The busiest days and states for private jet flights in 2019

What are the busiest days of the week and year for private flights?

Traqpak’s most recent analysis of private jet flights for the first half of 2019 reveals both the busiest days of the week and busiest days so far this year.

Despite overall private flight activity growth of just 0.3%, for the first time ever one day averaged at least 10,000 flights per day.

Thursdays were the busiest day of the week average 10,124 flights. Second busiest were Fridays with 9,505 flights followed by Wednesdays at 9,353 flights on average. Tuesdays averaged 8,744 private flights while Mondays saw an average of 8,593 flights per day, perhaps indicating many private fliers tart the week in the office.

JetSuite’s Chung covers Aviation for Women’s September issue

JetSuite’s president is featured on the magazine’s cover tracking her career from ramp agent to Mary Kay sales star before entering private aviation, and leadership lessons learned

“Stephanie, often the only woman and minority in the room, is the first African American president of a private aviation company in an industry in which black people remain an infinitesimal percentage of the aviation workforce.”

The September issue of Aviation for Women, the official publication of Women in Aviation International, features Dallas-based charter operator’s president on its cover with a feature story, “Just Do It: Leadership Lessons from JetSuite’s Stephanie Chung.”

CEOs make the case for business aviation

A new report from the No Plane No Gain uses CEOs to highlight how private jets can increase a company’s efficiency and profits

To help highlight the benefits of business aviation, No Plane, No Gain, a group supported by the National Business Aviation Association and General Aviation Manufacturers Association, has issued a new report that includes endorsements from CEOs.

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