Two private jet trade groups are accusing the cable network of misrepresenting Clay Lacy and the importance of business aviation
A letter issued yesterday by the top executives of the National Business Aviation Association and National Air Transport Association said CNBC coverage of the CARES Act distorted the impact of Covid-19 on business aviation.
A post on NBAA’s website was titled, “CNBC Distorts Pandemic’s Impact on Business Aviation, Specifically Charter Company Clay Lacy.”
The National Business Aviation Association says it is moving forward on its NBAA-BACE conference scheduled for October 6-8 in Orlando
NetJets, Flexjet, and Qatar Executive have used NBAA to announce billion-dollar orders of new private jets
The National Business Aviation Association, the trade group representing various facets of the private jet industry, said it is moving forward with plans for its annual conference.
The event, which typically moves back-and-forth between Las Vegas and Orlando, is scheduled for Oct. 6, 7, and 8 in Florida this year.
66% of private jet dealers are “very optimistic” about the pre-owned private jet market
Despite many new hurdles to complete sales of pre-owned private jets, the International Aircraft Dealers Association confirmed the message of optimism being recently heard from charter brokers and fractional fleet operators.
IADA members, two-thirds who are “very optimistic,” backed up their green shoots dreams with news that from March 27 through April 30 volume was about 50% of normal. There were 53 transactions.
The National Business Aviation Association in a letter to Congress is highlighting private aviation’s role as a lifeline to small communities and for emergency relief
Survival of some private jet operators may be at stake, according to trade associations
Potential domestic travel restrictions might cause “significant harm” to private aircraft operators
The National Business Aviation Association and several industry groups are urging Congress to preserve general aviation’s contribution to the economy. The move comes as the government considers a relief package to support the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the majority of business aviation air carriers being private companies, their access to capital is more constrained. In the current environment, private equity markets are not able to provide financing, eliminating an important source of liquidity for the industry.”Letter to Congressional leaders from Private Aviation trade groups
Updated research shows private jets and business aviation support 1,179,200 U.S. jobs
Newly updated research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP revealed that general aviation supports a total 1,179,200 jobs and $246.8 billion in total economic output in the U.S. annually.
The researcher found that each industry job created 3.3 jobs elsewhere in the economy.
It also found the business of general aviation is a big winner for the U.S. when it comes to international trade.