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How does Business Jet WiFi Work? – In-Flight Wifi Explained.

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Get your private jet connected – what are the current inflight Wi-Fi options?

How does Business Jet WiFi Work? – In-Flight Wifi Explained.Range, cost, and “apron presence” are some of the traditionally essential aspects when choosing a business jet. But lately, another consideration has grown in importance: Inflight Wi-Fi and connectivity. As the constant connection to pretty much, everything via the internet becomes a standard expectation. Passengers demand the same level of connectivity when in the air, especially if they are sitting in a multimillion-dollar private aircraft.

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The Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 - new standard-bearers after the Boeing sale

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The Embraer Praetor 500 and Praetor 600Almost a year ago, in October 2018 at the NBAA-BACE in Orlando, Embraer took most of the business aviation community by surprise and launched two new business jets, the Praetor 500 and the Praetor 600. Derived from the Roman word for a preeminent soldier, the unusual name indicates a bit the strategy of the Brazilian manufacturer. After selling the majority of its commercial jet division to Boeing, Embraer will now focus on defense and business jets, with the Praetor models being the standard-bearers of the upcoming generation. Since the Praetor 600 has already received certification from the three main regulatory authorities and seen the first delivery, let us have a more detailed look into those two aircraft. 

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What to expect in 2020 – 5 upcoming trends for Business Aviation

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What to expect in 2020 – 5 upcoming trends for Business Aviation

As we approach the mid of September, with the end of the European Formula 1 period and the start of the school across most of the continent, activity in Business Aviation starts to dwindle. It is the time when operators look back into the traffic-heavy summer months and compare it with the previous years. Let us take a look at what the new year may have in store for the business aviation industry in the coming year. Let us look into what can be improved and what can be cut entirely or, for the especially courageous, looking into the crystal ball to find the next big trend of the industry. Let’s do just that and predict the top 6 trends for 2020 in Business Aviation. 

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JUL
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HondaJet Elite – Doubling Down on a Winning Hand

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You have to have more than a winning hand—you have to know your opponents and be prepared to stay in the game. Key players at the table are the Cessna Citation M2 (Model 525) and the Embraer Phenom 100. Others at the table include the SyberJet SJ30, Pilatus PC-24, and Embraer big brother, the Phenom 300. HondaJet is a relative newcomer, but already is showing signs of a winning hand, and has just upped the ante With the new HondaJet Elite.

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JUN
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Pilatus PC-24 has made its first landing on an unpaved runway.

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Pilatus PC-24 has made its first landing on an unpaved runway.

Off-road capable is not the term that comes to mind when describing a business jet, however, the Pilatus PC-24 the worlds first business jet designed to take off and land on very short or unpaved runways is up to the challenge. In addition, the PC-24 comes with a cargo door as standard configuration.

The PC-24 unparalleled off-road capabilities provide access to twice as many runways worldwide as compared to other jets currently available on the market.

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FBO Confidential – What does it take to be a great FBO?

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When a client decides to make a private jet trip, they will be in contact with three different groups of people; the broker or salesperson selling them the flight, the flight crew flying the airplane and the FBO personnel greeting and handling the passengers before and after the flight itself. Therefore, it is undeniable that an FBO (fixed-base operator) is one of the most important aspects of private jet travel. The experience at the FBO will make for a significant part of the experience the passenger has. It can make or break the trip.
For this reason, FBOs are under enormous pressure from the other two groups to deliver and keep the passenger happy. In the busiest airports, FBOs are also competing against each other, obliged to maintain the highest of standards, as clients change their FBO preference easily. So, what makes an FBO great? What qualities distinguish one FBO from the other? Five key areas can be identified:

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JUL
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Technology and Business Aviation – How a fast-paced business is moving into the future

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Most professionals in the Business Aviation Field know how fast-paced the daily operation of a private jet can get. Passengers often have last-minute requests, flights get canceled or delayed unexpectedly, and the ensuing changes cascading across several departments and locations creates an even more stressful situation due to the attention to detail required.

A perfect environment for the revolution that the digitalization of the workspace has brought, one might say. However, Business Aviation is not different from other industries, a change in fundamental approach and culture is not that fast. Resistance will be encountered, be it due to fear of the unknown, costs or a plethora of other reasons.

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