Market Analysis

Worldwide Supply Decrease of Private Jets Specifically hurting EU buyers

August 21, 2018
In the first half of 2018, the pre-owned aviation market has seen a dramatic decrease in supply across some significant model types. In the same vein, this has produced a decrease in availability of EASA certified aircraft in certain...Read More

The Shrinking Supply of EU Aircraft

March 19, 2018
The last four months in the private jet market have seen a significant decline in the inventory of some models of aircraft that are for sale. This is particularly true when searching for EASA certified or EASA capable aircraft....Read More

Light Jets to the Rescue!

March 6, 2018
The 2017 GAMA statistics were recently released, showing the year end deliveries of all new aircraft. This is a closely watched number to gauge industry health. Overall, the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) delivered 15 private jets more than last...Read More

Why the Citation Mustang is One of the Top Selling Pre-Owned Jets

February 8, 2018
The Cessna Citation Mustang, a 4-seater private jet first manufactured by Cessna in 2007, is one of the top selling pre-owned jets consistently year after year. This light jet is the perfect combination of low operating costs, relatively young...Read More

The Dramatic Change in Aircraft Sales’ Trends that became the New Norm

January 22, 2018
Since 2008, we have seen a new trend in the way that the pre-owned aircraft and new aircraft sales relate to each other.  Prior to 2008, these two markets were almost identical and would rise or fall together.  Since...Read More

Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 9

January 15, 2018
Fly-By Newsletter Issue 9 had just been released. Inside is a breakdown of the most popular jets in 2017 and which country bought the most aircraft, understanding ADS-B Out and how it affects you, plus our predictions for 2018...Read More

First-Time Aircraft Buyers Increase in 2017

October 17, 2017
In the last year, Colibri Aircraft’s sales team have seen a dramatic increase in clients buying a private jet for the first time. 21% of our clients this year have been first-time buyers – a 50% increase over 2014....Read More

Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 8

September 4, 2017
Our 8th Issue of the Fly-By newsletter includes articles on what the amount of new jet deliveries means to the Industry, how to prepare your jet when it is time to resell it, which jets sold the most in...Read More

Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 7

May 4, 2017
Issue 7 of Colibri Aircraft’s Fly-By Newsletter features articles on How Buyers and Sellers can Succeed in Today’s Market, an update on Eastern Europe, a Guide to Understanding the Exportation Process, and much more. Read the newsletter by clicking...Read More

What GAMA’s Gloomy 2016 Report Means

March 27, 2017
The 2016 end of year GAMA statistics came out, and the picture they painted was not rosy. Deliveries of new aircraft were at a low point last seen in 2004. On a unit basis, the manufacturers delivered in 2008...Read More