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Caribbean Peak Season Bizjet Travel – Part 2: Permits, Slots, CIQ, Hotels, Security & More

Caribbean Peak Season Bizjet Travel – Part 2: Permits, Slots, CIQ, Hotels, Security & More

With the exception of Cuba, the Caribbean, for the most part, has few requirements for permits, airport slots or prior permission required (PPRs) making operating in this region more user friendly than in many other parts of the world. Customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ)…

November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Trip Planning: G7 Japan Summit 2016 – Part 2: Operating Considerations

BizAv Trip Planning: G7 Japan Summit 2016 – Part 2: Operating Considerations

In addition to what was covered in our last article, business aircraft operators flying into Japan during the G7 Summit period also need to be aware of possible permit requirements, the customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) process for their preferred airport, and some general high-traffic event pre-planning considerations…






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Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Local Area, Ground Transport & Hotels

Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: Local Area, Ground Transport & Hotels

General aviation (GA) trips to Japan are something to look forward to regardless of the time of year. However, depending upon when you arrive, you could face limited options in terms of preferred hotel accommodations. We always recommend that operators consider and confirm crew accommodations early on in the trip planning process…






April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: CIQ

Business Aircraft Ops to Japan: CIQ

Customs, immigration, and quarantine (CIQ) clearance options have improved over recent years in Japan with the expansion of general aviation (GA) access to VIP terminal clearance facilities. There are still, however, many airports where both crew and passengers must clear CIQ within the main terminal building, alongside scheduled commercial travelers…






March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops to India – Visa Requirements, Local Area, Hotels and Culture

Business Aircraft Ops to India – Visa Requirements, Local Area, Hotels and Culture

For flight crew operating to India there’s much to look forward to and enjoy. India is the second most populous country in the world and home to diverse geography, culture, architecture, and ethnicity. For the most successful general aviation (GA) operation to this region…






December 17, 2015 | 0 Comments More
The Operator’s Guide to the 2015 Paris Air Show – Part 2: Permits, CIQ, and Documentation

The Operator’s Guide to the 2015 Paris Air Show – Part 2: Permits, CIQ, and Documentation

The 51st International Paris Air Show runs June 15-21 at Le Bourget (LFPB), and this is a busy period for General Aviation (GA) traffic in the region. If you have already read our last article – covering airport options, parking, and ground services – now it’s time to get familiar with permit; Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) […]






May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Understanding International Restrictions for Bringing Pets Onboard a Business Aviation Flight

Understanding International Restrictions for Bringing Pets Onboard a Business Aviation Flight

You’re carefully planning a complex international trip. Everything is going smoothly except for one thing: The client’s pet has ended up in quarantine on the other side of the world. That type of situation can make an otherwise perfectly executed mission a failure in the eyes of the aircraft owner. That’s why it’s important to […]

February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part II

Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part II

Welcome back as we continue to consider a charter operation’s untapped clients – pets! These clients, who are very important to their human companions (who pay for the flight), have been largely overlooked but are easy to please. This is a natural […]






December 9, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part I

Leveraging a Charter Operation’s Untapped Clients: Pets – Part I

Marketing gurus and ad execs sit in boardrooms and brainstorm for hours looking for a new way to differentiate their product so clients will choose theirs over another in this highly competitive market. It is rare that you get the true perfect storm […]






December 2, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

Practical Considerations When the Fur Flies: Flying with Pets in Business Aviation

It can be almost comical to watch. Crew members accustomed to looking over trip sheets with amazing passenger manifests, including rock stars and heads of state, go weak in the knees when they see it: “Medium Dog.” Now what to do? What documents will we need for them? Can they get off the aircraft at the […]






March 5, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Pet Safety and Business Aviation

In-Flight Safety When the Fur Flies – Pet Safety and Business Aviation

When you see on your briefing that there will be a pet on your flight, what kinds of thoughts go through your head? Do you make special preparations? Do you run through the special training and regulations for pets on board? Probably not, because even though […]






September 12, 2012 | 3 Comments More