Tag: technical stop

Weapons and Game Transportation on Business Aircraft: Part 2 of 2 – Permits & Documents

Weapons and Game Transportation on Business Aircraft: Part 2 of 2 – Permits & Documents

For international hunting trips documentation and permit requirements are typically more onerous than for other types of general aviation (GA) flights. Any errors, in terms of permits or documentation, can lead to delays, denial of permits, or detention of passengers and/or crew at a foreign location.

March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Weapons and Game Transportation on Business Aircraft: Part 1 of 2 – Travel Options

Weapons and Game Transportation on Business Aircraft: Part 1 of 2 – Travel Options

There are various issues business aircraft operators must consider when flying off to hunt big game. Considerations include transportation of hunting equipment, and its temporary importation into international locations, as well as bringing big game back home. It’s best to work with your […]






March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More
Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 1: Airport Ops

Top Considerations for PHKO – Part 1: Airport Ops

Kona Int.’l (PHKO) is a popular airport for business aircraft operators as both a final destination and a tech stop. While this location is straightforward in terms of ease of operations and parking/services availability, you may encounter limited availability of hotel accommodations and rental vehicles, depending on time of year […]






January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aircraft Operations to Glasgow (EGPF): Part 2 – CIQ & Local Area

Business Aircraft Operations to Glasgow (EGPF): Part 2 – CIQ & Local Area

Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) pre-clearance is not available for international business aircraft operations to Glasgow (EGPF). In most cases you’ll need to park on the main apron, deplane passengers for CIQ clearance, and then reposition to your assigned parking area […]






January 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation Trip Planning: Barbados

Business Aviation Trip Planning: Barbados

Barbados is an accommodating destination for business aviation. Full-service fixed base operators (FBOs) are available 24 hours, aircraft parking is plentiful, and jet fuel prices are reasonable. Barbados is a well-positioned tech stop between North America and South America or Africa and a good place to disembark passengers continuing on to the Grenadines and other […]

July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Things to Consider when Selecting Tech Stops

Things to Consider when Selecting Tech Stops

For business aircraft operators, a range of considerations must be taken into account when selecting tech stops. Ideally, you’re looking for a trouble-free experience for both crew and passengers. Some tech stop locations are easier and more reliable than others. Always consider your operations’ specification restrictions when choosing routings and tech stops and look for […]

April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
5 of the World’s Most Popular Tech Stops for Business Aviation

5 of the World’s Most Popular Tech Stops for Business Aviation

For business aircraft operators, planning reliable tech stops is a key component in orchestrating successful international movements. Some regions of the world have multiple good tech stops available, while, in other areas, you’ll have limited options. On key routes – such as North America to Asia or Africa, and Europe to Africa, South America or […]

October 15, 2012 | 1 Comment More
5 Great Tech Stops in Europe for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops in Europe for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. For business aircraft operators, the European region offers many good tech stop options, depending where you’re flying to and from. Best practice is to avoid tech stops at locations with significant airport congestion or tight airport slot requirements. […]

June 14, 2012 | 1 Comment More
5 Great Tech Stops in Africa for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops in Africa for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. When flying to or from Africa, tech stop planning will usually be a function of great circle routing. However, there are many options to consider in the tech stop determination equation for business jet operators. All locations in […]

June 7, 2012 | 3 Comments More
5 Great Tech Stops Near Central America for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops Near Central America for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. Central America has excellent tech stops with fast turnarounds and trouble-free procedures for business aircraft operators. Airfields offer 24-hour operations, quick turns and usually do not require Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) clearance or visas. An experienced 3rd-party […]

May 24, 2012 | 2 Comments More
6 Great Tech Stops in Northeast Asia for Business Aviation – and Why

6 Great Tech Stops in Northeast Asia for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. Many good tech stops exist in Northeast Asia (the “Far East” region) for business-aviation operators. Aircraft range will impact selection of tech stops. However, permits are also an important consideration for this region. You’ll generally have less flexibility […]

May 22, 2012 | 1 Comment More
5 Great Tech Stops in Australia and the Pacific Islands for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops in Australia and the Pacific Islands for Business Aviation – and Why

This aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. When overflying vast areas of ocean and very remote regions such as the South Pacific, it’s important to carefully plan tech stops – and alternate tech stops. For business aircraft operators, many good tech stops exist in Australia and […]

May 17, 2012 | 1 Comment More
5 Great Tech Stops in the South American Region for Business Aviation - and Why

5 Great Tech Stops in the South American Region for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. Tech-stop choices depend, of course, upon your itinerary and great circle routing. However, for business-aviation operators, there are plenty of 24-hour, fast, and efficient tech-stop options within the South American region. While jet-fuel availability is not a problem […]

April 19, 2012 | 2 Comments More
Great Tech Stops for Business Aviation Caribbean

6 Great Tech Stops in the Caribbean Region for Business Aviation – and Why

This business aviation blog post is part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. For business jet operators, Caribbean tech stops are among the fastest, easiest and most straightforward in the world. We hear of few operators not receiving quick and efficient turns within this region. While paperwork and advance notice requirements […]

April 12, 2012 | 4 Comments More
Great Tech Stops for Business Aviation - North America

5 Great Tech Stops in North America for Business Aviation — and Why

This business aviation blog post is the first part of a series on great technical stops for business aviation. There are many good 24-hour technical stops (“tech stops”) available throughout the North American region for business-aviation operators, with fast turns, full services and accommodating customs/immigration/quarantine (CIQ) procedures. There are other locations you’ll probably want to […]

April 5, 2012 | 2 Comments More