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Questions to Ask Before Acquiring a Private Aircraft

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/28/16 8:30 AM

As business travel becomes increasingly necessary in our economy, businesses would be wise to consider how a private aircraft can benefit their brand. Access to private aircraft offers undeniable advantages in terms of productivity and efficiency. However, your ability to avoid mistakes throughout the acquisition process will ultimately determine your return on investment. 

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Tags: Buying a Private Aircraft

Private Aviation: Ownership v. Leasing v. Fractional v. Charter

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/25/16 9:35 AM

When businesses look into the possibility of using private aircraft, there are several different options that are available, the most common being ownership of private aircraft outright, operating lease, fractional ownership or jet chartering. While each of these options has a number of advantages and disadvantages, for businesses who require maximum flexibility when it comes to having aircraft accessible at the lowest cost overall, there’s generally one option that fits best. The overarching question will always remain “what is your purpose or mission when it comes to your aircraft?” Once that question is answered, the best option for your business can become quite clear.

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Tags: Buying a Private Aircraft

Does Private Air Travel Really Make a Difference?

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/21/16 8:30 AM
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We have all heard that flying privately is a luxurious way to travel, but the question remains, is it really worth it? Is it worth the money to buy or lease a private aircraft? Is it worth the time to oversee the transaction? Is it really everything that it has been made out to be?

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Tags: Private Aircraft, Business Travel, Buying a Private Aircraft, Corporate Aircraft

Aviation Financing 101: Buying New v. Buying Pre-Owned Luxury Aircraft

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/17/16 8:30 AM
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When businesses are looking to acquire their own air transport, used private aircraft for sale are often a second choice for no good reason. Businesses and executives can find high volume, pre-owned private jets available for sale that not only provide substantial cost savings, but have the service and support they need that rivals a new aircraft manufacturer’s warranty support. For those looking to reduce their costs without having to sacrifice an advantageous mode of transport, buying pre-owned is sometimes the best option. Let’s consider the advantages of pre-owned versus a new aircraft.

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Tags: Private Aircraft, Buying a Private Aircraft, Corporate Aircraft

Investing in a Private Aircraft

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/14/16 8:30 AM
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Access to a business aircraft is a sure sign of a well-run, forward-thinking business. However, like any investment, acquiring a private jet merits careful evaluation. Planes start depreciating in value the minute they’re purchased, making your financing decision among the biggest choices you’ll make for your business.

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Tags: Corporate Jets, Private Aircraft, Leasing a Private Aircraft, Business Aircraft Financing

Finding Value in Your Private Aircraft Investment

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/11/16 8:30 AM

Corporate jets used to be only for the Fortune 500 companies of the world. That’s not so any longer. There has, as of late, been an explosion in the growth of corporate aircraft leasing, to increasingly different types of business clients. More companies are coming to the conclusion that they stand to benefit greatly from leasing a private aircraft. The financial sector is keeping up with the increased demand for business aircraft financing by adding different leasing and financing options, which in turn is making the reality of having the use of, and benefit of, a private business jet a real possibility for a larger segment of the business world.

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Tags: Corporate Jets, Global Jet Capital, Private Aircraft, Business Travel

The Latest Trends in Business Travel

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/9/16 3:34 PM

Trends in business travel evolve to reflect the changing pulse of the business world itself. Mobile apps now enable travelers to make hotel reservations or check in with a few simple strokes on a touch screen. Rideshare services provide individuals with another way to get from Point A to Point B in an ever-growing number of places. Alternative forms of payment (such as platforms like Paypal) make payment of products and services rendered more convenient than ever. “Smart” hotels offer technology that anticipates and caters to the needs of business travelers from across the globe.

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NBAA 2016 Recap

Posted by GJC Insider on 11/4/16 3:47 PM

This year's NBAA welcomed industry professionals from all over the world. The show brought together 27,000 participants in Orlando for one of the most important events in business aviation. With numerous press events, two static displays and an indoor exhibit with over 1,100 exhibitors, NBAA 2016 displayed the size and depth of the private aviation industry.

The Global Jet Capital team had the pleasure of meeting with fellow attendees, manufacturers and prospective business aircraft buyers. Below are pictures from Global Jet Capital's NBAA 2016 indoor booth.

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Tags: Shows

Global Jet Capital Joins German Business Aviation Association

Posted by GJC Insider on 9/21/16 1:48 PM

Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for new and pre-owned mid to heavy private jets, has become a member of the German Business Aviation Association (GBAA).

Founded in 1985, the GBAA is a member of the European Business Aviation Association and works to promote the economic, political and legal aspects of the business aviation in Germany.

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Business Aviation Professionals Optimistic About North American Market

Posted by GJC Insider on 9/14/16 4:10 PM

New research(1) from Florida based Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for corporate aircraft, reveals 90% of business aviation professionals from around the world believe the US market is currently attractive for finance companies, with 59% saying it’s ‘very attractive’. Just 4% describe it as ‘unattractive’.

 The corresponding figures for the Canadian business aviation market are 67%, 34% and 7%.

Some 200 industry professionals were interviewed, and the majority anticipates these two markets will become even more appealing to business aviation finance companies over the next three years. Nearly six out of ten (59%) believe this about the US market, and just 5% think it will become less attractive. The corresponding figures for the Canadian business aviation market are 42% and 7%.

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