Charter and jet card flights are powering private aviation through a new wave of COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions, according to WingX
Global business aviation activity is trending down by 19% this November compared to last November, slightly weaker than the October YOY trend, according to WingX.
This month’s trend is in line with the overall decline in the last six months. Private aviation is still holding up much better than scheduled airlines where the activity is down by 62% YOY for the same period.
Tracking by JSSI shows an 87% spike in private jet flight hours, bringing activity to within 22% of 2019 levels
Average flight hours of private jets tracked by JSSI rebounded by 87% in the third quarter, although they remain 22% behind 2019 numbers.
The latest WingX weekly tracking report shows private jet travel continues to hold onto its recovery despite the resurgence of COVID-19 and fewer UHNW events
Global business aviation activity is down by 15% through most of October 2020 compared to the same period in 2019. However, 15% down is the new up if you are in a travel-related business, for sure.
A survey of new and existing private jet travelers offers an optimistic take on their use of private aviation in the coming months and beyond
88% of new flyers have a positive view of the industry versus 12% neutral and 0% negative
Will the influx of newcomers and those returning to private aviation be enough to offset the expected decline in business travel this Fall?
The V-shaped private jet travel recovery continues to be driven by pent-up demand, government restrictions and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic
Worldwide business aviation activity reached its highest levels since the first weeks of March when flights plummeted.
According to the WingX, during the first half of August, global private aviation departures are tracking at 16% below 2020 levels.
Data from Argus shows all categories of private jet operators saw recovery in July, although numbers remain below 2019 levels
Private jet travel continued to rebound in July moving closer to 2019 levels, according to data from Argus.
Still, the numbers may have been slightly disappointing after a fast start when flying over the July 4th holiday spiked above the previous year’s numbers.
Data from the internet provider corresponds to other industry tracking reports showing private jet travel bouncing back
Inflight internet provider Gogo Business Aviation says last Thursday the number of daily private jet flights with its inflight connectivity reached 3,039.