This issue includes:
- Habib Fekih, President of Airbus Corporate Jets, met with FlyCorporate’s Cameron Heffernan to talk about why the widebody ACJs are a good fit for Russia and why the Boeing BBJs aren’t Airbus’s only main competitor.
- Europe: A Mature Market Evolves
Europe has a large business aircraft fleet, but the world economic crisis has made its mark and industry leaders expect only a gradual return to the levels of activity experienced prior to 2007, as Rod Simpson reports.
- The Business Aviation Rush into Russia
Bizav in Russia has grown tremendously in recent years, particularly considering that the very concept of this industry did not exist as recently as 20 years ago. Rod Simpson looks at the significant fleet of jets and turboprops serving the nation today.
- Shell Aircraft: Business Aviation Pioneer
Shell was a business aviation pioneer more than 85 years ago, and today flies employees to some of the world’s most remote locations, as Rick Adams reports.
- Charter Market: Not a Game of Chance
Stakes are high in the charter market, with customers playing their wildcards for better deals. But are the odds favouring aircraft management mavericks over pure charter operators? Sanjay Rampal investigates.
- Bizav: An Essential Part of the Business Toolkit
No plane, no gain? Sanjay Rampal checks in on whether business aviation is an essential part of the economic recovery.
- What’s Your Aircraft Broker’s Expertise – And Ethics?
We’re all familiar with the Latin phrase, caveat emptor, let the buyer beware. That’s especially true in aircraft purchases, where the credentials of some would-be dealmakers may be suspect, as Rick Adams reports.
- BizApps: Tools for business aviation
- Landings: Paris