EBACE (the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition) starts officially on Tuesday, but there are already headlines pouring out from Europe's number one business aviation show. This morning Formula 1 Champion Niki Lauda kicked off proceedings by announcing he'd bought a new Bombardier Global 7000 aircraft. This comes hot on the heels that his Global 6000 had won a prestigious design prize at the 2015 International Yacht & Aviation Awards for best interior in the Private Jet Design Category. “The Global 7000 aircraft is an incredible business jet in so many ways,” he said. “The cabin is large and spacious and the four separate [...]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=4uQa_ay0NHs Oh my God! So much news to use from the show so far…and it hasn’t even started yet. As usual Orlando is abuzz with the latest and greatest business aviation has to offer at the biggest show of the corporate aviation calendar. Video comes courtesy of the organisers, the US National Business Aviation Association – an organisation well worth joining for those of us involved in the industry. The show kicked off well with the Honeywell annual forecast, which bodes well for the next ten years. Huzzah! Highlights of the survey include: Up to 9,450 deliveries of new business [...]
More than 20 business aircraft in static park line up I'm lucky enough to be working with Reed Exhibitions again putting together the line-up for the 2011 Asian Business Aviation conference during Asian Aerospace March 8-11 2011 http://www.asianaerospace.com/ Leading business aviation companies including Asia Jet, Boeing, Bombardier, Cessna, Dassault, Embraer, Hawker Beechcraft, HK Jet, Gulfstream, Jet Aviation, JSSI, TAG Asia, and VistaJet, and have all signed up to exhibit at Asian Business Aviation 2011. Both Gulfstream and Bombardier will bring a range of aircraft to the static park. Embraer will exhibit its latest long range Legacy 650, and new for 2011, Boeing is bringing a BBJ to Hong Kong. [...]
10,000 new bizjets in ten years time The latest figures from industry body GAMA make grim reading. However, business aviation analyst Brian Foley has taken a more optimistic stance, using sports scoring protocols as his guide. He reckons that business jet sales will grow at 2.7 percent over the next 10 years. Foley compared business aviation’s golden year – 2008 - with the dire 2009 and has produced a positive forecast. He predicts 8,900 business jets worth $170 billion will enter the market over the next decade. These new aircraft might anger green activists, since Foley also said business aircraft [...]
Embraer steals the show at NBAA 2009 The 62nd annual shindig for the great and the good in the business aviation sector officially starts tomorrow in Orlando. While news was mostly about how the players are coping in a depressed market, one manufacturer stole the show – again – with a new aircraft announcement. Embraer launches Legacy 650… Embraer livened up a somewhat gloomy NBAA Convention press day today by announcing its new large-cabin Legacy 650, bringing its executive jet product range to seven. The latest $29.5 million addition to the Embraer Executive Jets family shares the same EMB-135 platform [...]
Looking forward to next week's Asian Aerospace show
Good news at last for new production bizjets as Bombardier and Gulfstream optimistic for short term.