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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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Need for Speed
Need for Speed

IADA member, Brad Harris, Founder, President and CEO of Dallas Jet International, discusses the shrinking volumes in the pre-owned market.

AH: When we spoke back in January this year, you were pretty optimistic. Now that we are heading into the final quarter of 2018, how are things looking?

BH: 2018 is...

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Buyer Behavior Over the Next 10 Years
Buyer Behavior Over the Next 10 Years

IADA member, Chad Anderson, President of Jetcraft, discusses how findings from their 10-year market forecast reflect real-world trends in the private jet market.
The annual NBAA-BACE trade show is defined by one thing – an industry-wide interest in, and passion for, aviation.

Which is why Aerion’s announcement – that the first...

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Five Vital Questions About Private Jets Answered
Five Vital Questions About Private Jets Answered

IADA member, Jahid Fazal-Karim, owner of Jetcraft, answers your questions about private jets.

With more than 20 offices worldwide and 55 years of experience Jetcraft is one of the true leaders in private aviation. With new jet share companies disrupting the market - creating an Uber-like marketplace in the...

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Sharpening the Focus
Sharpening the Focus

IADA member, Neil Book, President and CEO of Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), talks to Anthony Harrington with Business Aviation Magazine.

Q: Your big announcement at EBACE was the acquisition of Conklin & de Decker. Can you comment on the logic that guided the deal?

NB: There is a very real...

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