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Document Intensive Charter Destinations for Business Aviation: Part 2 - European Region

Document Intensive Charter Destinations for Business Aviation: Part 2 – European Region

Europe is an operating environment where charter aircraft operators typically require permits, but private operators generally do not. This can impact flexibility of operations and last minute schedule change possibilities for operators on charter.

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Ops Planning: Art Basel (Switzerland) 2015

BizAv Ops Planning: Art Basel (Switzerland) 2015

The premier international show for modern and contemporary artwork, Art Basel (Switzerland) takes place June 18-21, 2015. This is a yearly event and attendees will arrive to view art from some 300 leading galleries in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. Those planning to operate general aviation (GA) aircraft to this event should request […]

May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 2: Slots, CIQ, and Local Area

Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 2: Slots, CIQ, and Local Area

The next Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting takes place January 21-24, 2016. More and more General Aviation (GA) operators have been traveling to Davos and Zurich (LSZH) during the WEF period, with approximately 1,700 aircraft movements during the 2015 event […]






May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airports and Parking

Davos 2016 World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airports and Parking

The next Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting takes place January 21-24, 2016. It’s always best for business aircraft operators to make Davos trip planning arrangements several months, preferably a year, in advance, as this helps secure the best aircraft parking, service, and accommodation options […]






May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 2 – Operating Considerations

Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 2 – Operating Considerations

There are airport slot, Prior Permission Required (PPR), and documentation requirements to be mindful of when operating your business aircraft to Frankfurt. Plan ahead, be aware of permit requirements, and know the Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) process […]






April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 1 – Landing Options

Which GA Airport to Pick for Frankfurt: Part 1 – Landing Options

For business aircraft operators, operating to Frankfurt is seldom an issue in terms of aircraft parking and service availability. There are, however, considerations in terms of airport slots, Prior Permissions Required (PPRs), and documentation. Work with your 3rd-party provider and ground handler to take advantage of your options when planning a trip to the Frankfurt area […]






April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Charter Flight Operations to Germany: Landing Permits 101

Charter Flight Operations to Germany: Landing Permits 101

When you operate to Germany as charter (non-scheduled commercial), it’s important to ensure that appropriate landing permits are in place. Government authorities mandate specific documentation and lead times to process permit requests. For this reason, it’s recommended that charter operators keep all required documentation on file with their 3rd-party provider, just in case a short-notice […]

December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Oktoberfest in Munich

Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Oktoberfest in Munich

Oktoberfest 2013 takes place September 21 to October 6 in Munich. The first Oktoberfest was held in the year 1810 in honor of Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage. The celebrations have repeated since then. This year, Munich’s Lord Mayor will tap the first keg of Oktoberfest beer on opening day. Business aircraft operators planning to […]

September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning: German Formula 1 Grand Prix 2013

Business Aviation Trip Planning: German Formula 1 Grand Prix 2013

This year’s German Formula 1 Grand Prix will be held July 5-7 at the Nurburgring circuit. Note that this is a different race track, and location, than last year’s Nordschleife event. The 2013 German Grand Prix is anticipated to draw a large crowd and may result in increased General Aviation (GA) traffic. Due to this […]

June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Demystifying the Charter Flight Permit Process in Germany

Demystifying the Charter Flight Permit Process in Germany

Germany can be a challenging operating environment for non-European Union (EU) charter (non-scheduled commercial) operators. Due to long permit lead times, together with the volume and scope of documentation requirements, charter permits require significant time to set up and revise. Work with your 3rd-party provider, well in advance of scheduled operations, to confirm and satisfy […]

August 27, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Tips on Flying Your Business Aircraft to the German Grand Prix

Tips on Flying Your Business Aircraft to the German Grand Prix

The German Formula 1 Grand Prix takes place this year July 20 – 22 at the Hockenheim race track, located between Frankfurt and Stuttgart. The new Hockenheim ring is one of the fastest circuits in Formula 1 and features one of the best facilities in the Formula 1 series of races. While Hockenheim does not […]

July 2, 2012 | 0 Comments More
UEFA Champions League Final in Munich: 4 Tips for BizAv Operators

UEFA Champions League Final in Munich: 4 Tips for BizAv Operators

The UEFA Champions League final will take place in Munich (EDDM) on 19 May 2012. As this final is fast approaching, there are a few things to keep in mind for that period of time which may impact your business aviation operation: High traffic for the city of Munich due to the final Increased traffic […]

May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More
5 Airport Slots and PPRs to Pay Attention to in Europe

5 Airport Slots and PPRs to Pay Attention to in Europe

This aviation blog post is part of a series on airway and airport slots. When you travel to Europe, requesting airport slots and making Prior Permission Required (PPRs) – as well as requests for revisions – can be a complex process. This is especially true in high-traffic areas and when schedule changes become necessary. Procedures […]

February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments More
10 Potentially Challenging International Permits for Business Aviation Operators

10 Potentially Challenging International Permits for Business Aviation Operators

This aviation blog post of part of a series on overflight permits and landing permits. Overflight and landing permits vary in complexity and lead time. It depends on the region of the world you’re flying to and the type of operation you’re doing. Charter (non-scheduled commercial) permits usually require additional documentation and lead time, involve […]

January 18, 2012 | 5 Comments More