Business jet activity slowing, charter market weakening

9 Apr 2019

According to WINGX`s latest Business Aviation Monitor

66,736 business aviation departures in Europe in Mar-19, strong increase on Feb-19, but just 0.7% ...

Flight activity continues to weaken, especially for jet charters

23 Jan 2019

Business Aviation Monitor - December 2018

Richard Koe, Managing Director of WINGX Advance, comments:

“Overall flight activity trends in December were flattered by a big increase in business piston traffic. Clearly business jet demand...

Seasonal low-point indicates weakening demand in Western Europe

4 Jan 2019

Business Aviation Monitor - November 2018

Richard Koe, Managing Director of WINGX Advance, comments:

“Flight activity trends in November reflect widespread anecdotal evidence that the market has seen a substantial slowdown, which may be just a seasonal drop-off but may also hint ...

Small Jets drive stronger growth in October

8 Nov 2018
Business Aviation Monitor – October 2018 Richard Koe, Managing Director of WINGX Advance, comments: “October may have been less busy than the pre-GFC high, but it´s by far the busiest month since then, with 5% growth picking up on the last 12-month trend of 3%. The trend would be much highe...

Activity growth picks up in September

11 Oct 2018
Business Aviation Monitor – September 2018   This month saw European business aviation trends return to strong growth, flights up by 4% in the busiest ever September. There was a distinctive pattern to the activity, with relatively strong growth in Private flights, whilst Charter flights a...

August posts more summer growth

10 Sep 2018
Business Aviation Monitor – August 2018 August showed a continuation of the now-familiar pattern for European business aviation activity: growing demand for Charter flights but flat trend in Private activity; surge in Super Midsize jet activity, reflecting the increasing entry of Citation Lati...

July marks busiest ever month for business aviation activity in Europe

10 Aug 2018
Business Aviation Monitor – July 2018 The Football World Cup helped in boosting business aviation activity to its highest ever monthly level in July, with business jets 6% busier than back in 2008. There was balanced growth in large, midsize and small jet activity, with continued shift in dema...

Summer season starts with strong growth in business jet charters

9 Jul 2018
Business Aviation Monitor – June 2018 As anticipated, this summer is seeing strong growth in business aviation activity, with activity levels finally back where they were a decade ago. Demand in Germany is providing much of the momentum, so too is the growth in flights to top Med resorts in Cr...

Small jet charters on the Med keep the growth coming

7 Jun 2018
Business aviation activity growth trends continued to slow this month, with muted recovery in leading markets such as France and UK, and Italy´s recovery now in danger of reversing. Spain is an exception, maintaining strong growth, and Greece continues its bounce-back in demand. Growth is being s...

European business aviation activity resurgent in April

10 May 2018
The negative effect of the Easter holiday on March trends was positive for April, reflected in robust YOY growth in flights this month. The long-term trends are still evident, with Owner activity fairly flat, fractional operations boosted by fleet rejuvenation, and Charter activity continuing to ...
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