Autumn pick-up in owner flying offsets slide in charter demand

22 Sep 2022

22/09/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
We have seen the explosive charter demand relapse in the last month, compared to the high points in 2021, which may be a distraction as that spike was artificially boosted by the ...

Flight activity picks up again, demand driven by aircraft owners

15 Sep 2022

15/09/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
So far this month, we have seen a modest correction in the downward trend in flights in 2022 compared to 2021, at least in the US. With charter operating still dipping from last y...

Labor Day flying ahead of 2019 but aligned with slower market than 2021

8 Sep 2022

08/09/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
Business jet activity during Labor Day weekend was up on 2019 but slower than August last year, in line with a softening trend over the late summer. Europe is seeing a steeper dro...

Market demand tilting downwards as summer winds up

1 Sep 2022

01/09/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
Business aviation activity is on the slide as the month ends, most evidently in Europe, although this also reflects an unseasonably strong August 2021. For the year-to-date, busin...

European bizav market sags as North American demand plateaus.

25 Aug 2022

25/08/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
The European market is now clearly coming off peaks in activity in August 2021 and August 2020, but these were unseasonable peaks specifically related to the pandemic. Overall, bu...

Headwinds now evident in Europe as well as North America.

10 Aug 2022

10/08/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
Business aviation activity growth has stalled, with August this year modestly slower than August last year. The declines have deepened in the US, especially in California, and in ...

Record-breaking for July but signs of inflexion as North America dips

4 Aug 2022

4/08/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
The record market for business jet demand has obviously peaked, with the quickly softening charter market the lead indicator of lower utilisation to come. The trends are clear in t...

US market flat, Europe slowing in Germany, still well up in the UK

27 Jul 2022

28/07/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
The long and record-breaking upswing in global business jet demand is coming to an end, most obviously in the key US hubs in Florida, California, Texas. In Europe, the second half...

Charter demand waning in US and Middle East, still record high in Europe

21 Jul 2022

21/07/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
The less-than-rosy economic outlook is clearly starting to erode the previously unstinting growth in business jet demand in the key US market; Texas, California, Florida all seein...

Busiest ever summer in Europe, whilst US demand hits ceiling

14 Jul 2022

14/07/2022 - WINGX's weekly Business Aviation Bulletin.  

Summary
The business jet rebound appears to have hit the ceiling in the key North American market, with this summer likely to be on par with summer 2021. The demand has clearly ebbed in t...

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