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Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Mumbai (VABB) – Part 1: Permits and Parking

Business Aviation Trip Planning Tips: Mumbai (VABB) – Part 1: Permits and Parking

When operating a business aircraft to Mumbai (VABB), many operators may be concerned by two things: aircraft parking and landing permits. Arranging aircraft parking can be challenging at this airport, and extended aircraft parking arrangements are often difficult to secure. Best practice is […]

October 9, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Airport Slot Procedures for France

Airport Slot Procedures for France

Airport congestion exists in France, particularly during special event periods, and airport slot planning can become important during pre and active trip phases. For business aircraft operators, best practice is to be aware of airport slot windows and to request and revise airport slots […]






June 6, 2013 | 1 Comment More
Tips on Permits, PPRs and Airport Slots for Singapore

Tips on Permits, PPRs and Airport Slots for Singapore

While landing permits are required for all charter (non-scheduled commercial) operations, Singapore is not a difficult operating environment from the permit perspective. Keep in mind, though, that first-time charter landing permits require longer lead times. Here are some tips to help you with the […]






March 7, 2013 | 3 Comments More
Airport Slot Procedures for Singapore

Airport Slot Procedures for Singapore

Airport slots are required for operations to Changi (WSSS) but are not needed at this time for Seletar (WSSL). When operating to WSSS, keep in mind that airport slots may only be available outside peak hours of scheduled commercial operations. Here is what you need to know about the airport slot procedure for […]






February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Understanding General Aviation Clearance Request (GCR) Airport Slots

Understanding General Aviation Clearance Request (GCR) Airport Slots

There are several different airport slot request formats in use worldwide that impact business aircraft operations. By not being aware which format is applicable to your destination, you may face airport slot request rejections. Best practice is to always confirm the airport slot request format for your destination airports in advance and be aware that […]

February 11, 2013 | 4 Comments More
Operations to Spain: Flight Permits, PPRs and Slots

Operations to Spain: Flight Permits, PPRs and Slots

Compared to other regions of the world, Spain’s landing permits, Prior Permissions Required (PPRs) and airport slot procedures are relatively uncomplicated, accommodating and flexible in terms of revision. Still, it’s always best practice to work with a 3rd-party provider […]






January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More
5 Tips for Making Airport Slots in Australia Easy

5 Tips for Making Airport Slots in Australia Easy

Airport slot requirements and revisions are not onerous in Australia, but there are some unique considerations to keep in mind. The following is the information you need to know for airport slot requirements: 1. Figure out which airports require slots. It varies by airport. Sydney (YSSY) and Perth (YPPH) are the only airports in Australia requiring airport slots for both arrival and departure […]






August 28, 2012 | 1 Comment More
4 Must Knows about Requesting Airport Slots in Brazil

4 Must Knows about Requesting Airport Slots in Brazil

The airport-slot process in Brazil has unique elements, and it’s important to understand how the system works when planning business-aviation flights. Airport slots will not be confirmed until relatively close to your time of arrival and departure, so you’ll need to consider options if requested airport slots are not available […]






July 19, 2012 | 1 Comment More
10 Tips for Navigating India’s Permits, PPRs and Slots

10 Tips for Navigating India’s Permits, PPRs and Slots

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on operating to India and continues from our last post titled: 5 Guidelines for Flight-Planning Your Way Through India. While the permit process for India can be lengthy and complex at times, the good news is that this region is evolving as an important, business […]

February 23, 2012 | 4 Comments More
4 Airport Slots and PPRs to Pay Attention to in Asia

4 Airport Slots and PPRs to Pay Attention to in Asia

This aviation blog post is part of a series on airway and airport slots. Procedures for obtaining airport slots and Prior Permissions Required (PPRs) vary worldwide. In Asia, they have their own unique characteristics. It’s best to work with an experienced 3rd-party provider in advance to understand regulations or request format requirements, including applicable slot […]

February 7, 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