Whether you are an aircraft buyer, seller, owner, operator, or user, an experienced industry professional, or someone seeking to join the Business Aviation community, each session is structured to provide timely advice, proven principles, and best practices employed by some of the industry’s most successful organizations, and each episode is presented by an experienced Business Aviation professional.
Business Aviation’s Fourth Quarter Aircraft Sales Frenzy
In the midst of business aviation’s traditional fourth quarter aircraft transaction frenzy, we review where things stand with Jay Mesinger, CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales. Topics covered include:
Demand – are we seeing changes relative to the types of buyers? Supply – is inventory likely to continue increasing? Pricing – rationalizing ongoing Ask Price increases with increased pre-owned listings. Rising maintenance costs and 2023 Hourly Cost Maintenance Program rate increases. Charter activity – has the charter user evolved and are charter rates holding steady? Fuel pricing going into 2023 – might rising fuel prices positively affect the use of SAF? Aircraft pre-purchase inspections, facility access, and supply chain issues. Key takeaways from this year’s NBAA and CJI Miami.
The Business Aircraft Market, As Fourth Quarter Approaches
Halfway through the third quarter of 2022, we asked Jay Mesinger, CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales, for his views on how the year is progressing relative to pre-owned aircraft sales and the business aviation market in general. Topics covered include:
Is this the right time for an aircraft sale or purchase? Leading indicators are likely to shape the market in the months to come. The slow, yet steady, rise in aircraft inventory – will it continue? Are values beginning to stabilize? Is bonus depreciation truly affecting purchasing decisions this year? Which models are currently exhibiting the greatest market demand? The effect Russian sanctions appear to be having on the market.
Professional Aircraft Management – Priester Aviation’s Approach
Rich Ropp, President of Priester discusses Professional Aircraft Management – the services it includes and their potential value to the aircraft’s owner. The discussion includes:
Defining Professional Aircraft Management. The various services available through Professional Aircraft Management and their potential value to the owner. Does aircraft management make sense for any aircraft size?
The kinds of Fees associated with Aircraft Management services. What are the questions a potential aircraft owner should ask any firm they are considering? Does a management company’s location relative to the operator’s home base matter?
EVE – Mobility Reimagined
Eve’s Chief Technology Officer, Luiz Valentini, explains Embraer’s approach to air mobility and what it might mean to all of us in the near future. The numerous topics covered include:
The purpose and intended coverage of air mobility networks. The technological challenges that will have to be overcome in order to bring these vehicles and networks into operation. The financial impact to communities once these vehicles come into operation. Regulatory challenges that will need to be addressed. How air mobility might evolve following entry into service.
Flexible Financing Solutions – Global Jet Capital
Vivek Kaushal, Chief Executive Officer for Global Jet Capital, reviews the firm’s wide array of financing solutions for the business aircraft market. Topics covered include:
Overall business aviation market conditions. A discussion on aircraft values. The potential effect of the Russia / Ukraine crisis on business aviation. Global Jet Capital’s value proposition.
The company’s Operating Lease product and other available services. Global Jet Capital’s Asset-Backed Securities Program, or ABS. The company’s second annual Market Outlook.
Making Sense of the Current Business Aircraft Market
Business aviation closed out the year’s first quarter with demand at an all-time high, inventory at an all-time low, and some aircraft transaction values that appeared to be inordinately high. Jay Mesinger, CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales, covers the current market environment, including the following topics:
Changes starting to form relative to current market conditions. The potential impact on 2022 aircraft transactions due to limited inventory. Market re-entry by traditional corporate buyers. The effect Bonus Depreciation may have on 2022 sales. Aircraft pricing during the second half of 2022. The effect Russian sanctions may have on the Business Aviation market and aircraft sales.