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Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 2: Additional Considerations

Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 2: Additional Considerations

Advance planning is always critical, particularly in terms of airport slots and parking, when operating to the Davos 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF), taking place Jan 17-20, 2017, in Davos-Klosters Switzerland . Required support services should be arranged well in advance and operators, especially for items such as hotels and transportation…

May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Flying to the 2017 Davis World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airport Options and Parking

Flying to the 2017 Davos World Economic Forum – Part 1: Airport Options and Parking

The Davos 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) takes place Jan 17-20, 2017, at Davos-Klosters Switzerland. This event will bring together 3,000 internationally known business people, economists, and politicians in addition to some 40 Heads of State. Last year Davos attracted approximately 1,700 general aviation (GA) movements, and this year is expected to bring in…






May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Ops in Switzerland: Art Basel 2016

Business Aircraft Ops in Switzerland: Art Basel 2016

Art Basel is one of the world’s premier modern and contemporary art shows and held annually in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach. This year’s show in Basel, Switzerland will be held June 16-19. As usual, this event brings in above average congestion for both local traffic as well as aircraft movements. General aviation (GA) […]

May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Trip Planning: EBACE 2016 in Geneva – Part 2: Permits & Slots

BizAv Trip Planning: EBACE 2016 in Geneva – Part 2: Permits & Slots

Charter operators need to consider permit lead times as this may complicate short notice trips to Geneva (LSGG)—especially during the busy EBACE2016 period (May 24-26).Having required documentation and information ready will help accelerate the permit acquisition process. Also, be aware of the airport slot process and availability during this event…






May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments More
BizAv Trip Planning: EBACE 2016 in Geneva – Part 1: Airport Options

BizAv Trip Planning: EBACE 2016 in Geneva – Part 1: Airport Options

EBACE 2016 runs May 24-26 at Geneva (LSGG), and this is a location that’s becoming more and more congested with general aviation (GA) activity. For those planning to attend this business aviation event or travel here during this time frame, we recommend beginning the trip planning process as early as possible…






April 27, 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
EBACE 2014: Compilation of Articles Covering Business Aviation in Europe

EBACE 2014: Compilation of Articles Covering Business Aviation in Europe

Over the past two and a half years, we’ve released articles on this blog covering different topics focusing on operations to, from, and within Europe. With the 2014 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) taking place tomorrow, jointly hosted by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), we thought […]

May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Geneva during EBACE 2014 – Planning Tips

Business Aircraft Operations to Geneva during EBACE 2014 – Planning Tips

The European Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (EBACE) takes place May 20-22, 2014. During this period there will be aircraft parking restrictions in place for Geneva. Local fixed-base operators are preparing for an influx of General Aviation (GA) traffic, but there will be certain operating limitations to be mindful of during this period. The following […]

April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More
EBACE2013 Special: Your Guide to Business Aircraft Ops to Europe

EBACE2013 Special: Your Guide to Business Aircraft Ops to Europe

Since we first started this business aviation blog, we’ve released a number of articles covering business aviation operations to, from and within Europe. With the 2013 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) taking place tomorrow, jointly hosted by the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) and the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), we thought it […]

May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More
9 Tips for Operating to Geneva – Just in time for EBACE

9 Tips for Operating to Geneva – Just in time for EBACE

When operating a business aircraft to Geneva (LSGG), such as for the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), be particularly careful with airport curfew hours and airport slot/PPR requirements. While aircraft parking is usually available at this location there are several alternate airports to use if and when required. Here are some tips to […]

May 1, 2013 | 1 Comment 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