Supply chain, labor issues, and softening demand could provide a bumpy road ahead for private aviation
According to executives speaking at Corporate Jet Investor’s Town Hall, private aviation is watching the canary in the coal mine. Its health is not apparent.
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The former CEO of the Air Charter Association says rosy talk about a private jet boom doesn’t match reality
If you work in private aviation, you might want to leave that bottle of champagne on ice. Former Air Charter Association boss David Edwards says it’s too early to pop the cork despite the tsunami of positive media reports and press releases.
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Driven by a surge in new customers and a focus on leisure travel, pets with wealthy owners are increasingly finding themselves flying privately
The number of private jets flights with pets has doubled since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s according to Adam Twidell, CEO of jet card and on-demand charter broker PrivateFly.
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A leading association executive warns the private jet rebound may not be sustainable
As the warm days of summer move the crisp weather of fall, at least one association boss is warning that the private jet rebound could be set to stall.
David Edwards, CEO of the Air Charter Association, a European trade group representing over 250 brokers and operators, said he is concerned about members hyping the nascent private aviation rebound. He pointed specifically to companies talking up increases in call volume to actual purchase levels of private flights.
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