Bizjet Demand Stabilizes, NBAA/CAN Soiree, Bullish Gulfstream unveils two new business jets

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Business Aircraft Flying Continues to Climb, Chinese private jet market slows, Navigating The Future: NextGen, TCI makes millions from private jet passengers

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Phenom Delivers 300th Very Light Jet, 2,500th Cessna Caravan Turboprop Delivered, Used Business Aircraft Market

Embraer Delivers 300th Phenom 300 Embraer Executive Jets handed over the 300th Phenom 300 last Thursday to an undisclosed U.S. customer, just one year after achieving the same milestone for the smaller Phenom 100/100E. The commemorative Phenom 300 was assembled at and delivered from Embraer’s facility in Melbourne, Fla. Over the past two years, the…

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The $11.2 Million Conference Table: Business Aircraft Upgrade Creates A Large Tax Bill

The U.S. Tax Court denied an aircraft owner the “bonus” tax depreciation available for business aircraft because it did not have a conference table. Despite the adverse result, the case offers valuable lessons on how to use, and substantiate the use of, business aircraft for tax purposes and how the IRS and courts approach cases…

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Embraer CEO Mindful of Business Aircraft Usage Rates, Price Floor Elusive as Used Bizcraft Inventory Shrinks + MORE May 9th

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Business Aviation Flight Activity Slips Again

For the second consecutive month, business aircraft flight activity in the U.S. fell slightly from a year ago, decreasing 1.5 percent last month, according to TraqPak data released this week by aviation services company Argus. (It declined 1.3 percent in September.) Continuing a trend seen this year, Part 91 operations remained in positive territory, posting…

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United Kingdom Starts Implementing Air Passenger Duty

At the beginning of March, the United Kingdom HM Revenue & Customs confirmed that Air Passenger Duty (APD) would be implemented on business aircraft passengers departing from United Kingdom Airports, where the Maximum Take Off Weight of the Aircraft is greater than 5.7 tons which applies to most business jets.  It increases further when the…

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