Private jet charter brokers face shortages, educating new customers

private jet shortage

The combination of new customers and a return of pre-COVID private aviation users could push private jet charter prices higher by the summer

There could be a shortage of private jets available for the charter market by summer. That’s according to the boss of a leading private jet charter and jet card brokerage. Simultaneously, the industry is faced with the welcome but time-consuming task of educating new consumers about the ins and outs of on-demand charter and jet cards.

Private jet trade groups cancel European EBACE 2021; plan for a virtual event

EBACE 2021

NBAA and EBAA are canceling the annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition planned for May in Geneva with plans for a virtual version of EBACE

While private aviation continues its rebound, the industry is still being impacted by the pandemic. Due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis, the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced the cancellation of the 2021 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE2021).

Covid-19 Private Jet Resource: EBAA has created a list of European travel restrictions

COVID-19 Coronavirus private jet travel

The European Business Aviation Association has published a list of Covid-19 Coronavirus travel restrictions, including those impact private jet travel in Europe

The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) has launched an EBAA Covid-19 Resource Center.

There is also an extensive list compiled by Cicero/AMO (below map) on the latest measures being taken to tackle the Covid-19 outbreak.

Private jet groups set 2020 Business Aviation Global Sustainability Summit

private jet carbon footprint

The gathering is focused on growing private jet use of sustainable fuels

Leaders of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) and General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) last  week announced what they described as an  “unprecedented gathering.”

To be held early next year in Washington, DC, the meeting is aimed at accelerating the availability and use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF). The first Business Aviation Global Sustainability Summit is scheduled for March 2020.

“Business aviation has long made sustainability a priority, and we have made tangible progress,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen announcing the summit.

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