Jay Mesinger
AIN Contributor

Jay Mesinger is the CEO and Founder of Mesinger Jet Sales, an international aircraft brokerage firm, and has been regularly contributing to AIN since 2018.

Latest from Jay Mesinger

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AINsight: The Power of Thought Leadership

Experts predict a robust year ahead for business aviation
NBAA Thought Leadership webinar
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AINsight: No Reason Not To Shout 'Hooray'

Business aircraft transactions slowed but were still robust in 2023, and 2024 should bring more of the same
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AINsight: I Can Almost See the New Year

Business aircraft buyers are already looking ahead to 2024
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AINsight: 10-day Countdown to NBAA-BACE 2023

Show provides a platform to discuss challenges and solutions in business aviation industry
NBAA-BACE 2021 in Las Vegas
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AINsight: What Bothers You Most?

Almost every problem has a proactive solution
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AINsight: Everything All at Once, and That’s Good

Bizav industry is rebalancing in 2023
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AINsight: Two Down, Two To Go

The preowned business aircraft market is doing well in mid-2023, but shop availability for pre-purchase inspections could dampen transactions.
Aircraft arriving NBAA Convention 2019
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AINsight: Two Down, Two To Go

The preowned business aircraft market is doing well in mid-2023, but shop availability for pre-purchase inspections could dampen transactions.
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AINsight: Will 2H2023 Be a Bastion of Hope?

Lack of pre-buy inspection slots could derail an expected resurgence in preowned business aircraft transactions in the second half of 2023.
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AINsight: Finding Value in Numbers

The preowned business aircraft market appears to have achieved balance—this is a great thing and should be welcomed.
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AINsight: 1 in 60 Rule and Why Accuracy Matters

Aircraft specification on aircraft listings need to be extremely accurate since buyer deals are often predicated on installed equipment per the specs.
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AINsight: Matching Words with Action

With the preowned business aircraft market normalizing, it's important to right-size pricing rather than overprice and assume the market will correct it.
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AINsight: Putting Market Change into Perspective

The preowned business aircraft market has normalized after a frenetic two years, offering more choices for buyers but not likely lower prices.
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AINsight: Year of Reward for Patient Bizcraft Buyers

Potential business aircraft buyers who patiently waited out the frothy market will be rewarded this year with more selection and better pricing.
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AINsight: Preowned Bizcraft Pricing Is Anybody’s Guess

After two frenetic years, Mesinger Jet Sales CEO Jay Mesinger expects business aircraft pricing and transactions to return to a more normal state in 2023.
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AINsight: Is There Something in the Air?

The preowned jet market is experiencing more inventory and flattish prices, implying a soft landing scenario.
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AINsight: NBAA-BACE Takeaways

NBAA-BACE 2022 allowed the business aviation industry to come together face-to-face to address opportunities and problems.
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AINsight: Life Milestones

Life milestones such as birthdays are a good time to reflect on one’s health and well-being.
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AINsight: Day in the Life of a First-time Buyer

We are approaching the end of the second year of record purchases by first-time business aircraft buyers. I check in on some of them to see how it's going.

AINsight: Forecasting Wx Easier Than the Aircraft Market

Forecasting the weather is more accurate than trying to predict the future of the preowned business aircraft market.
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AINsight: Are There Five Buyers Instead of 10?

Actual demand for preowned business aircraft could be obscured by extremely low inventory.
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AINsight: Good Advice Keeps Good Buyers from Buying

An unbalanced preowned business aircraft market is likely to keep good buyers on the sidelines as they wait for lower prices and customary processes.
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AINsight: From Where I Sit

The hot preowned business aircraft market continues unabated, but the industry still must strive for balance to prevent a hard landing when it cools off.
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AINsight: Just Say No

To temper the frenzy in the preowned aircraft market, saying no to some of the more outlandish demands might help to bring back market balance.

AINsight: Is There a Glass Ceiling Up There?

Rising costs of aircraft, personnel, fuel, and supply chain present challenges for business aviation.
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AINsight: For Every Winner There Are 10+ Losers

With preowned aircraft now selling in single-digit days, the idea of how potential buyers can be the winner becomes murky.
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AINsight: Who Would You Like To Be with at the Altar?

Given the hot preowned business aircraft market, who you chose to help you buy an aircraft is more important than ever.
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AINsight: Wealth and New Attitudes Toward Air Travel

The return of corporate clients, who have largely been sidelined by the pandemic, will help to rebalance the preowned business aircraft market.
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AINsight: Aircraft Buying Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Aircraft buyers should be focused on finding the right aircraft and doing proper due diligence instead of racing to meet a deadline to capture a tax play.

AINsight: Step Climbing To New Heights

Preowned business aircraft pricing must be done in steps, just like step-climbing in an aircraft. If raised too quickly, pricing will stall out.