Aircraft Management

Whether you opt to establish your own flight department or retain a professional fleet operator to operate your aircraft for you, Aircraft Management details the key operations, maintenance, crew management, and administrative issues you need to understand about your aviation asset.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Sometimes, relationships just don’t work out the way you expect them to. When might it be time to change your aircraft management company? When: ...

Choosing a Management Company

You’ve picked out the make and model of your new airplane, perhaps even the paint and interior, and closed the deal. Your very...

Flight Planning with Your Family Office

Your family office staff has a great deal of experience in managing your wealth and investments, and are familiar with your current aviation...

Making Sense of Your Aviation Dollars

You know the advantages of business aviation: time savings, schedule flexibility, privacy, and security. As you investigate your options, you will find an...

Hire Standards

Aviation departments often operate with a lean staff, so when an employee retires, is terminated, or leaves, there may be a rush to...

Managing Your Management Company Part Two: Balancing Owner & Charter Use

You've just taken delivery of your new business jet and look forward to fully using it to save travel time. However, your CFO...

FBOs, Fuel Costs, and Facilities Fees

While fuel costs at FBOs have been rising during the last decade, your flight crew's been working hard to manage these costs. That's understandable,...

Manage Your Aircraft Operating Costs

Business aviation offers more travel options than ever before, including fractional ownership, jet cards, dry leasing, and hybrid block charter programs offered by charter...

When Insured and Market Values Don’t Match

The market — not you — determines the worth of your aircraft. And in the case of aircraft disappearance or serious damage, that market...

Managing Your Management Company Part One: Finances

You've just completed an extensive RFP process to select the management company best suited to your needs. "Now we don't have to worry...