JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation Survey: “Spring is in the Air”

apr_report2UTICA, NY – JETNET is releasing highlights of its most recent JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation Survey, completed on the eve of the annual European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) industry gathering in Geneva, Switzerland. The quarterly survey, which is targeted at business aircraft owners and operators, attracted respondents from more than 500 organizations in 57 countries.

JETNET iQ Survey Process

JETNET iQ Global Business Aviation Surveys are conducted quarterly among fixed‐wing turbine operators of business aircraft. Survey respondents are assured complete confidentiality, and all data are consolidated to protect anonymity. JETNET iQ Surveys are password‐protected, and are conducted online in multiple languages. JETNET’s 45‐person multilingual research team in Utica,NY is at the heart of the survey process, actively calling aircraft operators in order to maintain real-time updates to JETNET’s 60,000‐plus aircraft database, and encourage participation in JETNET iQ’s quarterly surveys. The May 2011 JETNET iQ Survey was conducted in 5 languages: English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. The next JETNET iQ Survey will be conducted in July/August 2011, and is planned to be in seven languages including, for the first time, Russian and Arabic.

JETNET iQ Survey Results

In total, 506 respondents from 57 countries participated in the most recent survey, which was conducted over a six-week period from early March to mid-May 2011. Almost half of respondents (47%) are based outside of North America, reflecting the international reach of the JETNET iQ Survey process and the vibrancy of these markets. About two‐thirds of respondents to the May 2011 survey are aviation professionals; 34% are from senior management. Fully 85% of respondents were involved in their organizations’ most recent business aircraft purchases.

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JETNET Releases November 2010 YTD Pre-Owned Business Jet and Business Turboprop Aircraft and Helicopter Market Information

apr_report2UTICA, NY – JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released the November 2010 results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, and helicopter markets.

Market Summary
Highlighted in Table A are the key worldwide trends across all aircraft market segments for the first eleven months of 2010 versus 2009. Business Jet inventory For Sale percentage shows the largest change, down 1.5 points to 15.1% from 16.6%. Most important is the percentage change in the Sale Transactions; Business Jets lead with the largest percentage gain, 18.7%, compared to 2009. All aircraft categories are taking longer to sell in 2010, ranging from 34 to 79 more days in the YTD comparisons. The Pre-owned Piston Helicopter segment is the only aircraft market sector to show a decrease in sale transactions (an 8.1% drop).

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