Tag: venezuela

Operating Tips for Travel to Venezuela – Local Area, Culture and Hotels

Operating Tips for Travel to Venezuela – Local Area, Culture and Hotels

When operating to Venezuela confirm that you have all required documentation and be aware of currency control restrictions. Personal safety is best managed by sticking with known and secure transportation sourced by either your ground handler or hotel […]

September 11, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Landing Permits, Overflights, and Special Permits

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Landing Permits, Overflights, and Special Permits

Venezuela did away with landing permit requirements for many business aircraft operations staying less than 72 hours in the country at the airport of entry (AOE). Permits are still required for more than two entries in a calendar month or for longer stays, but documentation and procedural requirements […]






September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Flight Planning, Weather, & NOTAMs

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Flight Planning, Weather, & NOTAMs

While Venezuela is a straightforward operating environment from the flight planning perspective, there are unique considerations to be mindful of in this operating arena. If you have unpaid navigation (nav) fees, for example, your outbound flight plan will not be accepted by Venezuelan authorities.






August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Security Planning

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Security Planning

Off-airport security should be top of mind for all visiting passengers and crew to Venezuela. Your ground handler and hotel will be able to arrange appropriate and safe local transportation.






August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Fuel, Security, and Additional Services

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Fuel, Security, and Additional Services

When operating to Caracas (SVMI) and other destinations in Venezuela, pre-planning service requests is always best practice. Due to high local demand, short-notice requests – particularly for jet fuel, secure transport, and in-flight catering – can be problematic.






August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine

Customs, Immigration, and Quarantine (CIQ) procedures are relatively quick and trouble-free in Venezuela. For best results, however, there is no substitute for diligent pre-trip planning and awareness of regulatory nuances when operating to Venezuela […]






August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Airport Operations

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Airport Operations

While short operations to Venezuela are easier today than they have been, due to the ability to conduct permit-free operations to the country for up to 72 hours, there are still potential challenges to be aware of. It’s important to work closely with your 3rd-party provider […]






July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Ground Handling

Business Aviation in Venezuela Series: Ground Handling

With permits no longer required for most stays of up to 72 hours in Venezuela, traffic to Caracas (SVMI) and other major destinations has increased. This has also increased demand for ground handling services, fuel, secure transport, and 4th-party services. Ground handling and […]






July 17, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Considerations When Operating to Caracas

Considerations When Operating to Caracas

It’s become easier to operate short trips to Venezuela lately now that permits, for most operations, are no longer required if certain requirements are met. Business aircraft operators can look forward to high standards of aircraft support services at Caracas (SVMI). Quick turn tech stops […]






January 6, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Venezuela Flight Planning Changes – What you need to know

Venezuela Flight Planning Changes – What you need to know

The flight plan process requirements in Venezuela have recently changed. In addition to navigating the new documentation requirements, you’ll also need to plan for additional time at the airport terminal prior to departure […]






July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Demystifying Venezuelan Landing Permits and Overflights

Demystifying Venezuelan Landing Permits and Overflights

On July 17, 2012, requirements for Venezuelan landing permits changed – in a positive way. It’s now possible, in many cases, to operate to Venezuela without a landing permit. However, for operations that still do require landing permits, the process remains the same. Despite long lead times and rigorous documentation requirements, landing permits can be […]

September 6, 2012 | 2 Comments More
10 Potentially Challenging International Permits for Business Aviation Operators

10 Potentially Challenging International Permits for Business Aviation Operators

This aviation blog post of part of a series on overflight permits and landing permits. Overflight and landing permits vary in complexity and lead time. It depends on the region of the world you’re flying to and the type of operation you’re doing. Charter (non-scheduled commercial) permits usually require additional documentation and lead time, involve […]

January 18, 2012 | 5 Comments More