Aircraft Acquisition

For entities seeking private air transportation, this section covers available options (e.g., aircraft charter; fractional share purchase; whole aircraft ownership). Other areas covered include determining the optimum aircraft model(s) for your mission, considerations between acquiring a New versus an In-Service aircraft, and the aircraft acquisition process.

Jay Mesinger Season 3 Episode 6

Making Sense of the Current Business Aircraft Market

Business aviation closed out the year’s first quarter with demand at an all-time high, inventory at an all-time low, and some aircraft transaction values that appeared to be inordinately high. Jay Mesinger, CEO of Mesinger Jet Sales, covers the current market environment.

Aircraft Use Policy – Who Gets to Fly on the Company Jet

Aircraft Use Policy – Who Gets to Fly on the Company Jet

In view of the increased number of first-time aircraft buyers and companies lifting travel restrictions imposed during the COVID pandemic, we asked David, Mayer, a Partner at the law firm of Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, to discuss just “who” gets to fly on aircraft operated by a company.

Mark Molloy, President, Partners in Aviation

Partners in Aviation – The Managed Co-Ownership Option

Partners In Aviation (PIA) president, Mark Molloy, describes how his company’s Managed Co-Ownership Program matches two owners to one aircraft and pairs them to the appropriate Aircraft Manager. Owners fly their aircraft, on their schedule. However, by cutting acquisition and fixed costs in half, the company contends that its Managed Co-Ownership program provides the lowest net-cost of aircraft ownership while maintaining access comparable to sole-ownership.