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Aircraft Insurance Considerations In A Tightening Insurance Market
Aircraft Insurance Considerations In A Tightening Insurance Market

IADA verified products and service member Amanda Applegate, Partner with Aerlex Law Group, discusses what to consider when deciding on aviation insurance coverage.

The recent uptick in insurance claims in the commercial airline world and in general aviation have caused a tightening of the aviation insurance market. As a result,...

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Why 'Pre-Owned' Private Jets Can Be Surprisingly New
Why 'Pre-Owned' Private Jets Can Be Surprisingly New

IADA Member and Accredited Dealer, Chad Anderson, President of Jetcraft, discusses why you should buy a pre-owned aircraft and where to find them.

Pre-owned, vintage, used…from sports cars to designer clothes and beyond, these words don’t usually indicate ‘new’.

But, according to Jetcraft, the world’s leading aircraft sales specialist, pre-owned private...

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Why Does An Aircraft Loan Take Longer Than A Car Loan?
Why Does An Aircraft Loan Take Longer Than A Car Loan?

IADA Member, Adam Meredith, President of AOPA Aviation Finance Company, explains the differences between aircraft loans and car loans.

Most of us have gone through the car buying process and may think buying an aircraft would or should be similar. So, when it takes a day or two to approve...

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Multi-State Aircraft Use Tax: How to Navigate Complexities
Multi-State Aircraft Use Tax: How to Navigate Complexities

IADA Member, Keith Swirsky, President of GKG Law, P.C., discusses how to navigate complexities of multi-state aircraft use tax.

Given the large amount of money involved with the purchase of corporate aircraft, many aircraft owners are rightfully concerned with sales tax and the complementary use tax. GKG Law’s Keith Swirsky...

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Aircraft Insurance Trends Upward
Aircraft Insurance Trends Upward

Competition among underwriters has kept aviation insurance rates low for more than a decade – unsustainably low. That’s why those good times have come to an end, resulting in fewer insurers, tighter underwriting standards, and more scrutiny of pilot experience and training – creating today’s hard market with increased rates.

But...

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ACASS Names Sunil Chahal Sales Director - Asia Pacific
ACASS Names Sunil Chahal Sales Director - Asia Pacific

ACASS Names Sunil Chahal Sales Director – Asia Pacific

Montreal, 15 October 2019 — Montreal-based business aviation support services leader ACASS has named Sunil Chahal as its new Sales Director – Asia Pacific.

Based in Kuala Lumpur, Mr. Chahal brings years of industry experience and regional knowledge to this new...

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OIG Reports on FAA Registry Update - What Does It Mean?
OIG Reports on FAA Registry Update - What Does It Mean?

IADA member, Debbie Mercer-Erwin, President of Wright Brothers Aircraft Title, discusses the OIG, the FAA Registry Update, and what it means for the aviation industry.

The Situation

There are changes ahead that will modernize the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) – bringing it up to date with the latest technology and security...

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Business Aviation Industry Set To Grow In Size, Scale And Strength Over The Next Five Years
Business Aviation Industry Set To Grow In Size, Scale And Strength Over The Next Five Years

IADA member Chad Anderson, President of Jetcraft, discusses the two major differences between this year's market forecast and those from previous years.

Last month we released our 5-Year New & Pre-Owned Business Aviation Market Forecast – the first report of its kind to take a precise, comparative and quantified look at...

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Used Jet Market Opinion: Chris Brenner, Jetcraft
Used Jet Market Opinion: Chris Brenner, Jetcraft

IADA member, Chris Brenner, Senior Vice President of Sales at Jetcraft, discusses the used jet market.

Whether it's buyer uncertainty or a lack of premium inventory, some analysts have noted a dip in the used jet market in the opening months of 2019. Rebecca Applegarth asks how Jetcraft’s Chris Brenner reads...

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In-Service Aircraft Values & Maintenance Condition
In-Service Aircraft Values & Maintenance Condition

IADA member, Tony Kioussis, President of Asset Insight, shares the latest market analysis.

Asset Insight’s April 30, 2019 market analysis covering 96 fixed-wing models and 1,684 aircraft listed for sale, revealed a 1.7% inventory increase to the tracked fleet. Large Jets experienced the greatest percentage inventory increase (a 4.6% gain),...

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Preparing for an Aircraft Purchase: How to Become the Most Prepared and Qualified Buyer
Preparing for an Aircraft Purchase: How to Become the Most Prepared and Qualified Buyer

IADA member, Amanda Applegate, Partner at Aerlex Law Group, shares tips on how you can become the most prepared and qualified buyer when purchasing an aircraft.

As the supply for quality pre-owned aircraft inventory has begun to shrink (especially in certain large cabin models), I see more buyers devoting time to...

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ETHICAL AIRCRAFT TRANSACTIONS
ETHICAL AIRCRAFT TRANSACTIONS

BRIAN PROCTOR, CHAIRMAN INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT DEALERS ASSOCIATIONAs the world’s only accreditation program for aircraft dealers and brokers, the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) was...

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Cryptocurrency in Aviation Escrow Transactions: Is It a Viable Option?
Cryptocurrency in Aviation Escrow Transactions: Is It a Viable Option?
IADA Member, Debbie Mercer-Erwin, explains cryptocurrency and if it is a viable option in aviation escrow.


Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, among others – seems to be...

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Insurance Rates Take Off Upward Trend in 2018, First in 16 years
Insurance Rates Take Off Upward Trend in 2018, First in 16 years

IADA Member, Steve Johns, LL Johns Aviation Insurance on Insurance Rates and trends for 2019.

In early 2018, most buyers began hearing that their aircraft insurance rates would be increasing for the first time in years. Rate increases of 3-5% for operators with clean loss records

were common, and...

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VREF Aircraft Reference Value & Appraisal Services Announces Partnership with AIC Title Service for VREF Verified Reports.
VREF Aircraft Reference Value & Appraisal Services Announces Partnership with AIC Title Service for VREF Verified Reports.

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Is a Business Jet Lease Right for You?
Is a Business Jet Lease Right for You?

IADA member, Keith Hayes with PNC Aviation Finance discusses business jet leases.

Has the aircraft lease market changed since the Great Recession? What are the popular lease types available to business jet owners? AvBuyer spoke with PNC’s Keith Hayes to discuss how leases can benefit certain companies and individuals.

Keith Hayes began...

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Where is Business Aviation Heading in 2019
Where is Business Aviation Heading in 2019
IADA member, Johnny Foster, President and CEO of OGARAJETS spoke with AvBuyer’s Rebecca Applegarth to discuss some of the current trends in the Business Aviation marketplace and offer insights on where the aircraft sales market could be...

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Innovative Private Aviation Options
Innovative Private Aviation Options

IADA member, Amanda Applegate, Partner at AERLEX LAW GROUP,discusses innovative private aviation options.

In 1986, when Richard Santulli created NetJets, it was considered revolutionary. NetJets opened up private aviation to a new segment of customers. Flexjet followed in 1995. The pool of potential private aircraft users was made even greater...

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Pre-Purchase Inspections: Don’t Take a Hit at Time of Sale
Pre-Purchase Inspections: Don’t Take a Hit at Time of Sale

IADA member, George Kleros, Senior Vice President of Strategic Fleet Management & Support withJSSI,offers advice to help you avoid taking a hit on the value of your jet when selling.

When the term ‘Pre-Purchase Inspection’ is mentioned, it can create various thoughts in the minds of aviation professionals – not all...

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Scaling the Heights
Scaling the Heights

IADA Board President, Brian Proctor, President and CEO of Mente Group, reflects on a record 2018.

Q: It seems that 2018 is turning out to be a year when a lot of aircraft get bought and sold, how has it been for you and Mente Group?

BP: We are having a...

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