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Business Aircraft Ops to Ethiopia: Hotel, Local Area & Weather

Business Aircraft Ops to Ethiopia: Hotel, Local Area & Weather

Most general aviation (GA) operators who travel to Ethiopia land only at Addis Ababa (HAAB). This location offers adequate crew accommodation options, full aircraft services and has good on and off airport security.

June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Ethiopia: Airports and Services

Business Aircraft Ops to Ethiopia: Airports and Services

Most general aviation (GA) operators heading to Ethiopia go to Addis Ababa (HAAB). While it’s fairly rare for operators to use other airports in the country, other good airfield options do exist. Be mindful, however, that service limitations and airport curfews must be considered for any operation other than to HAAB…






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Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Airport Operations

Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Airport Operations

Japan is a much easier and business aviation friendly operating environment today than in the past with quality of service and support standards being among the best in the world. Still, it’s important to be mindful of specific airport procedures, which vary airport to airport, in order to maximize […]






February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Ops to Russia: Part 1 – Airports & Operating Restrictions

BizAv Ops to Russia: Part 1 – Airports & Operating Restrictions

While business aircraft operations to major destinations and tech stops in Russia are relatively straightforward, additional considerations must be kept in mind when you operate during winter months and plan stops at more remote destinations.






December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Ops to Argentina – Part 2: Operating Considerations

BizAv Ops to Argentina – Part 2: Operating Considerations

Additional considerations must be kept in mind when conducting business aircraft operations to remote or domestic airports in Argentina. It’s important, also, to be aware of visa requirements and reciprocity fees for this region.






October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to India: Airport Options

Business Aircraft Ops to India: Airport Options

General Aviation (GA) operators routinely travel to India for both business and tourism. We’ve seen tremendous increases in GA operations to the country over recent years due primarily to growth in business opportunities. To maximize efficiency and flexibility of flight operations to the Indian […]






October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Aruba: Airport Ops

Business Aircraft Operations to Aruba: Airport Ops

Be aware of airport hours and document requirements when operating to Aruba (TNCA). There will be times during the high season when overnight parking may not be available and you’ll need to consider a drop and go […]






June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 2: Operating Considerations

Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 2: Operating Considerations

Pre-planning is imperative when traveling to the Galapagos Islands. Keep in mind that only private non-revenue, and not charter (non-scheduled commercial), general aviation operations may travel to the islands, with a limit of 20 passengers onboard the aircraft. Three weeks is recommended minimum lead time for the landing permit process […]






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Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 1: Airport Options

Business Aircraft Operations to the Galapagos Islands – Part 1: Airport Options

The Galapagos Islands, a group of 19 islands some 620 miles west of the South American continent, are a remote and isolated region. Although there are three airports in the island group capable of General Aviation (GA) operations, each has its own restrictions with limited […]






February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Last-Minute Trip Changes: Knowing Your Options

Last-Minute Trip Changes: Knowing Your Options

In the business aviation world, last-minute schedule changes are many times inevitable. While schedule revisions can be more challenging in certain parts of the world, solutions are always possible with adequate planning and connections. Before submitting change requests […]






October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Greece: Airport Considerations

Business Aircraft Operations to Greece: Airport Considerations

For business aircraft operators traveling to Greece, it’s important to confirm Prior Permission Required (PPR), airport curfew, and aircraft parking requirements as soon as your schedule is known – particularly during summer months. Be aware of assorted airport restrictions and limitations […]






October 2, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Last Minute Trip Changes: How They Can Affect Your Business Aviation Trip

Last Minute Trip Changes: How They Can Affect Your Business Aviation Trip

When considering last-minute schedule changes, be aware of limitations and/or downstream consequences with your arrangements. Before submitting change requests, know how they will affect not only where you’re going, but also any down-line schedules. You’ll often have a small window […]






October 1, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Business Aviation in Argentina Series: Important Airport Considerations

Business Aviation in Argentina Series: Important Airport Considerations

For business aircraft operators traveling to and within Argentina, it is important to understand airport considerations and their potential impact on your operation. For example, you may need to know when it is necessary to have a Spanish speaker onboard to communicate to Air Traffic Control (ATC) […]






May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Operations to Ireland/EIDW – Airport Operations

Operations to Ireland/EIDW – Airport Operations

Dublin (EIDW) is a business aviation-friendly destination with plenty of aircraft parking and full services/credit available. Be aware, however, that aircraft parking charges can be high at this location – depending upon where you park and how long you stay […]






December 26, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Business Aviation Operations in Mexico – Understanding Airport Ops

Business Aviation Operations in Mexico – Understanding Airport Ops

Many airports in Mexico have curfews and overtime restrictions that should be taken into consideration when planning your next business aviation trip. It’s always best to coordinate with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler to confirm airport procedures prior to any operation to Mexico.






August 22, 2013 | 2 Comments More
Operations to Shannon, Ireland – Airport Operations & Security

Operations to Shannon, Ireland – Airport Operations & Security

Airport operations are particularly user-friendly and trouble-free in Ireland – particularly at Shannon (EINN), where scheduled commercial traffic is not much of a factor. You can park aircraft as long as you like and power in and out of parking stands and you’ll seldom face a requirement to relocate your aircraft on the field […]






July 25, 2013 | 2 Comments More
Tips for Business Aircraft Ops to Europe in the Summer

Tips for Business Aircraft Ops to Europe in the Summer

Operating to popular European destinations during summer months can be challenging, as you’re often dealing with high demand/limited supply situations. For short-notice trips to busy Mediterranean destinations, it’s critical to begin preparations with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler as early as possible to avoid potential delays, repositions and day-of-operation issues. Here is what you […]

June 4, 2013 | 1 Comment More