This year will be one of the most challenging on record for new business jet orders, according to business aviation industry consulting firm Brian Foley Associates. “We could easily end the year with the industry as a whole having more order cancellations than new [orders],” said company president Brian Foley.
Jeppesen (Booth No. 729) has selected WhiteConcierge as its partner for a new service called Jeppesen Concierge. This program will enable aircrew and passengers to access all WhiteConcierge services, which the company groups into four main categories: personal emergency services; travel and reservations service; proactive lifestyle management; and virtual private assistant.
Sparta, N.J.-based Brian Foley Associates president Brian Foley foresees a recovery of the business aviation industry in the middle of next year, but not before some unavoidable pain. Young companies and those that lack sufficient capital are likely to be “short-lived,” and shakeups are probable even at established businesses. He lists single-product OEMs as being particularly at risk.
Sparta, N.J.-based Brian Foley Associates president Brian Foley foresees a recovery of the business aviation industry in the middle of next year, but not before unavoidable pain.
Brian Foley Associates, a business aviation consultancy that provides market analysis to the investment community, believes the peak for business jet backlogs likely occurred in the third quarter and will begin shrinking for the predictable future.
A U.S. consultant who provides market analysis to the investment community said last week that the peak for business jet backlogs likely occurred in the third quarter and will now begin shrinking for the predictable future.
Brazil’s Departmento de Controle do Escaço Aéreo (DECEA, Department of Airspace Control) has decided to deploy Jeppesen’s total airspace and airport modeler (TAAM) software at its newly created simulator laboratory in São Jose dos Campos, Brazil. Jeppesen will provide advice and user support to ensure DECEA receives the full benefit from its investment. This includes installation, commission, system testing and training.
Brian Foley Associates president Brian Foley today sent a critical message to the various companies and consultants that recently released business aviation forecasts: these “delivery forecasts [were] outdated the day they were published.” In his view, “New aircraft orders are poised to fall off a cliff.
Jeppesen’s BBJ VIP Plus Program is a new bundled pricing package intended solely for operators of Boeing Business Jets. Under the program, BBJ operators have access to special pricing for fuel, international handling and planning, electronic and manual charting services and moving-map technology. Information is available at (408) 866-7611. There are currently more than 60 BBJs in service.
At a press conference here yesterday, Jeppesen introduced a new jet fuel purchasing program, Jeppesen World Fuel Services. After evaluating companies to offer its customers competitively priced fuel worldwide, Jeppesen formed an alliance with World Fuel Services, which supplies fuel at 1,500 airports around the world.