Tag: ground transportation

Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Additional Services & Security

Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Additional Services & Security

Continuing from our last article on airport operations, in this article we’ll discuss additional ground services and airport procedures which you should be aware of. For instance, some additional things to consider are cabotage restrictions, temporary importation, and crew and passenger screening […]

March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Ground Transportation Planning for Business Aviation – Part 2: Secure Transport

Ground Transportation Planning for Business Aviation – Part 2: Secure Transport

In higher threat locales pre-paid private ground transport is suggested, and security trained drivers should be considered. Best practice is to work with your in-house security department or outside security provider to ensure adequate levels of security and protection are obtained.






January 26, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Ground Transportation Planning for Business Aviation – Part 1: Options to Consider

Ground Transportation Planning for Business Aviation – Part 1: Options to Consider

Planning for local ground transportation arrangements can be a critical consideration for many business aviation missions. As there are various types of options available, as well as assorted pros and cons to consider, it’s always important to know what is and what is not available and to have contingency plans ready.






January 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Venice (LIPZ) - Part 2: Airport Information, Parking & Fuel

Business Aircraft Ops to Venice (LIPZ) – Part 2: Airport Information, Parking & Fuel

Venice (LIPZ) has a good quality general aviation terminal (GAT) facility located close to water taxi transport options to local hotels. It’s important, however, to be mindful of GAT operating hours, customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) clearance options and fuel uplift restrictions whenever operating to this location…






November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Tianjin, China: Part 1 - Airport Basics

Business Aircraft Operations to Tianjin, China: Part 1 – Airport Basics

Tianjin (ZBTJ) is the preferred alternate airport for Beijing (ZBAA). It’s a good place to reposition if you require longer-term parking and additional operating flexibility. As ZBAA becomes more and more congested and restrictive, the ZBTJ option has been growing in popularity with many international business aircraft operators. The following is an overview of what you need to know when operating to ZBTJ.






September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment More
All About Arranging Ground Handling and Related Services in Australia (Part 2 of 2)

All About Arranging Ground Handling and Related Services in Australia (Part 2 of 2)

Last week, we discussed the process for arranging ground handing, fuel, and clearing customs in Australia. Continuing from that article, here is some additional information business aircraft operators need to know before arranging ground handling and other ground services in Australia.






August 7, 2012 | 1 Comment More
Reader Question Day: Arranging Flight Crew Ground Transport

Reader Question Day: Arranging Flight Crew Ground Transport

Here is this week’s question: When traveling internationally, what form of transportation do you prefer for the flight crew? You can answer by taking the poll below. Results will be posted in real-time. [polldaddy poll=”6018775″] Thank you for reading Operational Insight blog and sharing your unique insight with the business aviation community!

March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Reader Question Day: Ground Transportation Confirmations for Your Passengers

Reader Question Day: Ground Transportation Confirmations for Your Passengers

Here is this week’s question: What level of confirmation details do your passengers request for their ground transportation arrangements? You can answer by taking the poll below. Results will be posted in real-time. [polldaddy poll=”5972823″] Thank you for reading Operational Insight blog and sharing your unique insight with the business aviation community!

February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Don't use taxis in China for pax/crew ground transportation

Flight Ops to China: Tips for Arranging Security, Ground Transport and In-flight Catering

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on operating to China and continues from our last post entitled: 8 Tips for Aircraft Ground Handling and Fueling in China. When operating to China, there are important considerations to keep in mind regarding security, ground transportation and in-flight catering services. To ensure a successful […]

February 22, 2012 | 2 Comments More