Buyers' Guide

July 5, 2016
Rudy’s Inflight
      ALABAMAAirfare Catering (205) 871-6650Birmingham. ARIZONAAirfare Catering (airfarecatering.com) (520) 444-8033Tucson.
July 5, 2016
1st Source Bank (610) 269-1683Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Contact: Jeffrey Lindstadt. BB&T Equipment Finance (bbt.com) (303) 886-7008Towson, Maryland. Contact: Steve Olson.
July 5, 2016
Piedmont Aircraft
Aircraft Brokers
July 1, 2016
Amac Corporate Jet AG
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July 1, 2016
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June 14, 2016
PHOTO: FOTOLIA
Rental cars, hotel rooms, airline tickets—you can comparison shop and buy them all online relatively easily. So given business aviation’s devotion to innovation and its emphasis on time savings and efficiency, why can’t you search for and book a charter flight on the Web with the same level of ease?
August 20, 2015
Bombardier Challenger 605
As soon as its first owner departs from the manufacturer’s delivery center, a new airplane technically becomes used (or preowned). For various reasons, however, 10 years after an aircraft’s final production date is generally considered the milestone separating “newer” used business aircraft from “older” ones. 
August 16, 2015
AirFlite Aviation Services
Fixed-base operations (aka FBOs) deliver essential business aviation services such as fueling, deicing and aircraft shelter, as well as waiting areas for passengers and crew. Some FBOs also feature audiovisual-equipped conference rooms, business centers, snacks and concierge services, while many provide pilots and crews with flight-planning facilities; rooms for resting, showering and movie watching; and courtesy cars.
August 16, 2015
wall of video monitors
About 89 percent of preowned-aircraft buyers and sellers work with brokers, according to Amstat, a business aviation market research firm. The question is, why don’t the other 11 percent? Without professional representation, you’ll likely get less than you could have when selling and pay more than you should have when buying. Not using a broker could cost you many times whatever you’d save by not paying his commission.
July 29, 2015
Gogo Business Aviation provides communications and broadband equipment.
If you updated your cabin electronics more than a few weeks ago, it's probably already on the way to becoming outdated. That's how fast the technology is changing. For the latest in cabin-management systems, Internet connectivity and more, consult the manufacturers in this directory. 

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