The Dramatic Change in Aircraft Sales’ Trends That Became the New Norm
Jan 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 then, we have seen a large divergence between the two, with pre-owned aircraft increasing in transaction volume while the new aircraft have steadily declined. From 2003 to 2008, sales of new and used priv...
Fly-By: 3 Minutes in the Private Jet Market Issue 9
Jan 17, 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 and much more. You can read Fly-By by clicking here or on the PDF icon below.   A Germ...
Fly-By Issue 9 - Czech Edition
Jan 17, 2018
Enjoy the latest issue of the Fly-By Newsletter translated into Czech. A special article written by our Central and Eastern European Sales Director on the state of the Czech Republic and Slovakia private jet markets is included. You can read the issue by clicking here or by clicking on the PDF icon below. For more inf...
Fly-By Issue 9 - German Edition
Jan 17, 2018
Our latest Fly-By is now available in a german translated edition.You can read the German Edition by clicking here or on the PDF icon below. For more information on the German private aviation market or on selling or purchasing a jet in Germany, contact our German Sales Director, Markus Schmitzer at ...
Determining the Right Jet for You: Cabin Size
Dec 4, 2017
A very important factor in the jet you choose is the size and layout of the cabin. The size of your cabin comes down to personal comfort levels and what makes sense for your needs. As with most things aviation related, there is a trade-off with the more comfort and space the aircraft has, the higher the cost of the purchase price and operating cost. Many clients have a tendency to start their search looking at the biggest jet with the highest passenger capacity, which for the large...
Tips on Aircraft Financing
Nov 25, 2017
When purchasing private jets, many people choose to acquire financing. There are many financial institutions who offer financing on private aircraft, but their lending often depends on the size, type and age of the aircraft. Each bank will have different criteria they need to meet in order to offer financing. Some have a minimum amount requirement in their portfolio where they will not lend on a jet under a certain value. Financing a one million dollar jet requires the same paperwork, cont...
What to Know About Painting the Exterior of Your Jet
Nov 13, 2017
An exciting aspect of owning your own jet is choosing an exterior paint scheme to reflect your personal style and taste. The possibilities are endless and clients typically enjoy the process of selecting the paint scheme for their aircraft.  Some owner’s design their own exterior paint concept, others ask their selected paint facility for their options, and some use a number of excellent exterior paint designers to design and customize a scheme for them. A jet is a big purchase and it i...
100th Cessna Citation Latitude Delivered
Oct 30, 2017
In October 2017,  Textron Aviation delivered the 100 th Cessna Citation Latitude. The delivery occurred only 26 months since the first Latitude entered service. The jet was bought by NetJets and delivered at Textron’s headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, USA. 42 Latitudes were delivered in 2016 which qualified it as the most delivered midsize jet in that year. It has now been certified in 39 countries. The Latitude has a max cruise speed of 446 ktas with a range of...
First-Time Aircraft Buyers Increase in 2017
Oct 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. The average price of a jet we sold to a first-time buyer in 2017 was 3,680,000 USD. We believe the growing number of first-time buyers is being fuelled by the rapidly increasing number of high net worth individuals, falling price of jets across all segments, and a large inc...
3 More Things You Won’t Expect During Your Aircraft Transaction
Oct 4, 2017
This is Part 2 in a series of Things You Won't Expect During Your Aircraft Transaction. You can read Part 1 here . During the course of the transaction, normal events such as the Pre-Purchase Inspection or the Test Flight can pose time delays that a buyer or seller may not expect. Unders...
Page 1 of 16  > >>