New Report Claims: “Party Time for Bizjets”

New Report Claims: “Party Time for Bizjets”

July 21, 2021

Titled “Bizjet Party Time is Now”, a recent report compiled by analysts at investment bank Cowen bears good news for the future of private aviation. Overall, the analysis foresees a continuation of a thriving market for business jets. Boosters for industry success include a combination of factors: new concerns about Covid-19, a strong stock market, …

First Flight of the Falcon 6X

First Flight of the Falcon 6X

May 26, 2021

After a stagnant year for new private jet models, aviation enthusiasts were ecstatic at the launch of Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 6X in December last year. Six months later, our excitement has not faltered after the company’s special announcement into the first quarter of 2021. On March 10, Dassault Falcon 6X completed its first flight from …

Wheels Up Goes Public in a $2.1 Billion Deal

Wheels Up Goes Public in a $2.1 Billion Deal

May 5, 2021

Wheels Up, the second largest provider of for-hire private aircraft has announced a final agreement to become publicly traded. Under the terms of the deal, Wheels Up will merge with Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp, a special purpose acquisition company. The deal values Wheels Up at over $2 billion, which is more than twice the company’s …

2021: Private Jet Key Market Trends

2021: Private Jet Key Market Trends

April 25, 2021

2020. The notorious year of lockdowns, masks, and social distancing. When COVID-19 became an unavoidable reality last year, we watched our world essentially shut down. Every aspect of daily life changed as thriving businesses, restaurants, universities, schools, and movie theatres all closed to curb the spread. Inevitably, the global pandemic has changed private aviation in …

4AIR Trades in the IATA’S Aviation Carbon Exchange

4AIR Trades in the IATA’S Aviation Carbon Exchange

April 15, 2021

4AIR is the first private aviation participant in the International Air Travel Association, also known as the IATA. Earlier this year, 4AIR decided to trade on the IATA’S Aviation Carbon Exchange, confirming their position as a global leader in eco-friendly aviation. The transaction was made with ClimeCo Corp, an environmental commodity company. 4AIR purchased 15,000 …

End of an Era: Bombardier Discontinues Learjet

End of an Era: Bombardier Discontinues Learjet

March 10, 2021

While February is known for roses and chocolate, last month brought some disappointing news. Aviation enthusiasts bereave the end of a 60-year legacy: Bombardier’s decision to stop producing the iconic Learjet 75 Liberty by the end of 2021. Learjet’s impact on pop culture A favorite amongst pilots, the Learjet boasts a high speed and broad …

AVION Named #32 in Seminole 100 – 2019

AVION Named #32 in Seminole 100 – 2019

March 26, 2019

We’re honored to be named in the Seminole 100 again this year among many other distinguished FSU Alumni. It’s always a pleasure to be back on campus and visiting the Jim Moran Institute again. Click here to view all of the honorees. View more photos from the event below About the Jim Moran and the …

AVION Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies Owned by a FSU Alum

AVION Named One of the Fastest Growing Companies Owned by a FSU Alum

March 21, 2018

AVION Insurance is honored to have been named the 74th fastest growing company owned by an FSU alum at the recent Seminole 100 event. Scott, the President and CEO of AVION Insurance, attended the event to accept the award. He graduated from Florida State University in 1995 with a B.S. in Risk Management and Insurance. …

Introducing the HondaJet

Introducing the HondaJet

January 23, 2018

The Japanese automobile company has officially made their entrance into the aviation industry with the production of their Honda HA-420 HondaJet. The aircraft is being produced and sold by the Honda Aircraft Company, a subsidiary, but a completely separate entity from the Honda Motor Company. Honda Aircraft Company was founded in 2006, but Honda has …