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.

Big and small aircraft most popular with private jet buyers

Gulfstream G700

The Pilatus PC-24 light jet and Gulfstream G700 ultra-long-range large-cabin private jet are drawing the most interest from aircraft buyers when asked about their next purchase

Big is beautiful and small is stunning. That seems to be the message from the latest research by JetNet IQ.

Dumont completes Dassault Falcon 2000 purchase program

Dassault Falcon 2000

Private jet charter and jet card operator Dumont Aviation Group now has 27 of the large cabin jets in its fleet

Delaware-based private jet charter and jet card operator Dumont Aviation Group has completed its 27-jet purchase agreement of Dassault Falcon 2000s that were formerly part of the NetJets fleet.

The Falcon 2000 program started in 2018 when Dumont purchased its first Falcon 2000 and continued through 2019 and concluded with its December purchase.

Dumont Aviation names new chief operating officer

The charter operator named former Sikorsky exec Robert Flansburg as COO

Following the exit of its former CEO and several other executives in June, Delaware-based Dumont Aviation Group has named Robert Flansburg as chief operating officer. The company sells jet cards, fractional ownership, and on-demand charter, and has been in the news as it grows its fleet of the popular Dassault Falcon 2000.

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