Blog posts tagged in AVIATION
Every day I drive by an old and abandon aviation high school. The hollow site is located near my office and the building sits at an end of a runway, its slowly crumbling away in the wind.
So I was pleased to learn that PHASTAR, Northeast Ohio’s aviation non-profit, is breathing life back into this building, filling the halls once again with the voices of children. Programs and subjects will be offered, geared toward education in the maritime and aviation fields
"BRANDING" Yourself in Business Aviation -- A Different Type of Service In recent years, we have all become much more aware of service, service culture and customer service. Service industries have become a fast growing sector in world economies. Services now account for a significant portion of the labor force in the United States. As we are all aware, Aviation is a service industry. In particular, business aviation.
More often than not we, as professionals in sales for business aviation discuss the specific benefits of our industry on a regular basis. I was asked the other day ,“Is the recent charter sales growth a sign of a budding business year?" Agreeing that charter sales is increasing noticeably, I checked to look at the other sources out there to expand on that answer.
December 7, 2012 - More and more pressure is being placed on the Aviation industry to be more environmentally friendly this could result in a shift to alternative technologies such as high speed rail. As the technology improves and the infrastructure is built then this could well be a serious threat to domestic and short haul routes.
In the posts of the Business Aviation Network and beyond, it’s hard to argue with people like Kim Showalter, President of Showalter Flying Service in Orlando, Florida. “Business aviation has simply become a way of life for the successful, thriving businesses of today,” she told Betsy Donnelly recently. It’s fitting then, that aviation is a thriving industry in itself - and one worth preserving in states across the country. As the NBAA’s “No Plane, No Gain" program tagline says prominently, “Business aviation means: millions in manufacturing and service jobs.”
Business aviation is defined as the use of a general aviation airplane for a business purpose. It is essential to tens of thousands of companies of all types and sizes in the U.S. that are trying to compete in a marketplace that demands speed, flexibility, efficiency and productivity. The vast majority of these companies – 85% - are small and mid-size businesses, many of which are based in the dozens of markets across the country where the airlines have reduced or eliminated service.
The highly anticipated very light HondaJet has been in the development stages for 26 years, continuously evolving to offer superior quality and to exceed FAA safety standards.26 years may be a long time for no actual aircraft deliveries compared to other manufacturing start-ups, but Honda Aircraft Company has always enjoyed one strong advantage- the financial support and engineering expertise of the one of the world's largest automobile companies. Let’s take a look at the evolution of the HondaJet.
In cooperation with the National Business Aviation Association and the National Association of State Aviation Officials, NEXA Advisors have released Part III of their Business Aviation User Studies entitled, Government Use of Aircraft: A Taxpayer Use Perspective. While this study focuses on government use, it reaffirms the utility of business and light aviation.
This weekend the Women in Corporate Aviation will be hosting a booth in the sunny south of France at the 6th International Exhibition of General Aviation in Cannes. Members Kristina Tervo and Valerie Langford will be at the Cannes-Mandelieu Airport´s stand, representing the WCA in Southern Europe’s only general aviation exhibition. The Cannes Airshow describes itself as a show “designed for pilots, owners, enthusiasts and professionals in general aviation from all over Europe.”
Small – Lite Aircraft are effective means of travel in the 200 to 700 mile range. When we ignore the Business owners not yet ready to spend millions on jet equipment we leave even fewer prospects of future business when they (smaller growing organizations) are ignored. Exposure to the “short/mid-range” travel via “Lite” aircraft serves to “prime” the pump of future national and international successes.