The Business of Flight Blog

Observations on Global Aviation

  • Pilot recruitment experts create partnership to fight shortage and keep operators flying

    For immediate release.Today, Mike Dodd, CEO of Avionco and Alejandro Ponce Lang-Lenton, CEO of PilotMovers announced a significant partnership agreement to increase global pilot recruitment opportunities for pilots and operators in the business of flight. Asked to comment, Mr. Lang-Lentonstated that “Our companies share a similar vision that we call Pilot DNA. This allows us to […]

  • 5 Maintenance Mistakes Private Jet Owners Often Make

    Owning a private jet is a big responsibility but sometimes the “dream” gets in the way of common sense when it comes to making sure you fully understand what you are undertaking.  The lure of luxury, convenience and endless travel possibilities can sometimes lead potential owners to forget some very complicated necessities that come with […]

  • 5 Key Private Charter Start-Up Traps To Avoid

    We’ve spent a lot of time studying the private charter industry in Europe and watching it evolve.  In doing so we’ve watched a lot of people learn valuable lessons about making a profitable business out of it.  In today’s blog we want to share 5 things that stand out to us that entrepreneurs should think […]

  • 9 Secrets driving the growth of private aviation

    Sales are up. More people are buying more private jets.  You can get different numbers from different sources, but all are showing increases. However, unit sales increases don’t mean that dollar sales are up. In fact, total dollar sales are actually down thanks to the popularity of lower priced, light jets. The rich are getting […]

  • What the top 5 search results say for “What Private Jet Pilots Want”

    Just for fun the other day we decided to see what kind of information is out there when we enter “What Private Jet Pilots Want” into our search engine.  As with any search, there was some helpful and not so helpful stuff for interested readers to peruse. Here’s what the 5 top search headlines were […]