Used Private Jet brokers positive as sales hold to 50% of pre-COVID-19 levels

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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.

Used private jet market strong despite Coronavirus, say brokers

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Association of private jet brokers IADA reports 54 used aircraft transactions so far in March despite the Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis

Members of the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) said members completed 54 transactions between for the month as of March 20th. Additionally, there are over 120 aircraft, under contract, subject to closing.

The news comes as the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic is playing havoc on the world stock markets with demand for travel in general plummeting.

Jetcraft projects new and used private jet sales to reach $30 billion per year by 2023

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Despite the seemingly rosy forecast, figures underline how the industry has now struggled through a decade of tepid recovery

Private jet broker Jetcraft has released new research predicting 11,765 pre-owned transactions over the next five years, equating to $61 billion in value, and 3,444 new deliveries, representing $90.5 billion. By 2023, the total market for used and new deliveries will exceed $30 billion annually. Pre-owned business aircraft transactions are expected to outpace those of new deliveries four to one.

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If you live private jets, a Once Bitten, Twice Shy cautious optimism is tempered by the continued Driving Miss Daisy problem, perhaps a realization that life is a Bruce Springsteen song with a tinge of Ellie Goulding and Fleetwood Mac

 

One of the highlights of each National Business Aviation Business (NBAA) Aviation Convention & Exhibition is the JetNet iQ State of the Market Briefing which provides insights into both industry data and results from its quarterly surveys with business jet operators. 

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