Gulfstream bumped Bombardier as the most used large private jet in 2020 while holding onto the top spot in super long-range private jets, according to Argus TRAQPak
Textron Aviation’s Citation Excel/XLS, Mustang, and King Air 200 were the most flown aircraft in their respective categories
Gulfstream Aerospace had the most popular large cabin and super long-range private jets in 2020, according to just-released data from Argus TRAQPak.
At the same time, Textron Aviation saw three of its business aircraft take the top spot in three of the eight categories. Its Beechcraft King Air 200 was the most flown multi-engine turboprop. The Cessna Citation Mustang was the most popular very light jet. Its Citation Excel/XLS/XLS+ won the midsize private jet category.
The fractional share operator is the latest jet card seller to offer an extended tax holiday if you purchase before the CARES Act expires at the end of 2020
Another day, another private aviation provider that is now saying if you buy one of its jet cards before the end of the year, your flights in 2021 and beyond will be free of the 7.5% Federal Excise Tax.
The midsize private jet is the first in Flexjet’s $1.4 billion order made in October
Flexjet said it has taken delivery of its first Embraer Praetor 500. It is part of a $1.4 billion order announced in October with Embraer Executive Jets. The order includes the Praetor 500 and 600 aircraft and Phenom 300 light jets.
Flexjet is the fleet launch customer for the Praetor 500, expanding its fleet of midsized aircraft. It is also the North American launch customer for the Gulfstream G700.
Embraer Phenom 300 profile, including current pricing, manufacturing dates, cabin size and passenger capacity, range, speed, baggage space, fractional ownership and jet card options
Embraer Phenom 300 Facts
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer’s Phenom 300 held the title of the best-selling light private jet in the world seven years in a row 2011 to 2018 providing seating up to eight (although configurations include six and seven-seat plans) and extended range. The final numbers for 2019 haven’t been announced.
It is now succeeded by the Phenom 300E with advanced avionics and cabin systems, although both share the same dimensions.