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Aviaa InsightTroubleshooting International Charter Connections
Matt Smith Chief Business Development Officer, AVIAA matthew.smith@aviaa.com It can be scary to put your owner or charter client on somebody else’s plane. But we all have to do it. No fleet has every capability in every location. And owners and passengers do...
PressAVIAA signs up ACC Columbia Jet Service as new supplier at EBACE
AVIAA, the world’s leading group purchasing organisation for business aviation, ratified a new supplier agreement with expanding independent Part 145 business aircraft MRO specialist ACC Columbia Jet Service of Germany during EBACE in Geneva last week. Signing...
PressAVIAA On the March As It Eyes More Spend Categories and Territories
AVIAA, the world’s only group purchasing organization specializing in business aviation, is back at EBACE, Europe’s biggest business aviation gathering (20-23 May), a year after its formal debut, as it continues its global expansion. Managing Director EMEA Irena ...
Aviaa InsightHidden Costs of Procurement: Why Buying a Service Might Cost You Much More Than You Think It Does
When we assess the price of an item or a service, we tend to focus on the price tag at the bottom of a proposal. What we often do not realize is that we are actually paying a much higher price for that item or service when we take into account the total cost of a...
PressAVIAA Welcomes Brunswick Aviation Services as New Preferred IFE Installation and MRO Supplier
AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation, is pleased to announce the signing of Brunswick Aviation Services as a new communications and IFE MRO supplier in the USA.  The East Coast based FAA Part 145 certified business works across...
Aviaa InsightConsolidation: The Quest to Improve Operator Margins
Irena Deville Managing Director, EMEA Consolidation has taken hold of the business aviation industry over the last four to five years. Large entities such as Vista Global and Directional Aviation have been spearheading the movement by completing some of the most...
PressAVIAA Establishes Global FBO Network
March 27, 2019 110+ VIP facilities sign up with the expanding GPO. AVIAA, the world’s only global group purchasing organization for business aviation, has added an important new pillar to its business aviation services – a 110+-strong global FBO network.  ...
PressAVIAA Grows Its Customer Success Team
March 11, 2019 AVIAA, the expanding group purchasing organization for business aviation is growing its Customer Success team and enhancing its data infrastructure to support a widened membership of nearly 500 aircraft. The move follows hard on the heels of AVIAA...
Aviaa InsightLoss of Pilot License Insurance Fills Important Gaps in Coverage
Imagine you are sitting in your doctor’s office, you’ve just been told you have slightly elevated blood pressure. No big deal, right? If you take some medication, it will all be under control. Life will carry on. If you are a pilot without loss of pilot license i...
Aviaa InsightDon’t Sleep On Your ADS-B Update
Matthew Suedkamp Director, Customer Success As you’ve probably heard by now, the deadline for complying with the FAA’s ADS-B mandate is rapidly approaching.  As of January 1, 2020, ADS-B will be required in all airspace that requires a transponder. Many opera...
PressAVIAA to Acquire Convolus, Merge Fleets
January 28, 2019 AVIAA, the international group purchasing organization for business aviation, is adding over 150 new aircraft to their membership with the announcement today (28th January) it has reached an agreement with Europe’s smart purchasing business Co...
PressAVIAA appoints Taylor Turney as dedicated Vice President, Insurance.
AVIAA, the international group purchasing organization (GPO) for business aviation, is expanding their suite of insurance offerings for its growing membership of aircraft owners and operators. The goal is to offer lower costs, increased efficiencies, and reinvest...
Aviaa InsightNavigating A Turbulent Aviation Insurance Market
Taylor Turney Vice President, Insurance Over the last several years the Aviation Insurance market has underperformed due to poor industry loss ratios. Aviation related claims, underwriting consolidation, and redeployment of capital into preferred market segme...
Aviaa InsightAVIAÂ To Open Proposals for Preferred FBO Network
We know how hard it can be for FBOs to reach, engage, win, and retain the best owners and operators at their facilities.  We’re here to help. WHO WE ARE AVIAÂ is the only global Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) for general aviation. Our members work togeth...
PressAVIAÂ Partners with Jetex to Launch Middle East Supplier Network
MEBAA 2018, Dubai. AVIAÂ, the international group purchasing organisation (GPO) for business aviation is expanding its presence in the Middle East with the signing of a new preferred supplier partnership with Jetex, the leading international ground handling speci...
Aviaa InsightAVIAÂ's Top 5 From 2018
We can’t believe it’s almost the new year! Founded just over 18 months ago, AVIAÂ has experienced tremendous growth this past year. Not only have we expanded our network of members and suppliers, but our team has doubled in size as well. We’ve enjoyed attending i...
Aviaa InsightGroup Purchasing for Aviation: What BizAv Can Learn from the Healthcare Industry
There are over 5,500 hospitals in the United States, all needing similar, if not identical, products and services to support their operations. Not all operate independently; there are hospital systems, like Kaiser and Tenet, comprised of multiple facilities, with...
PressAVIAÂ makes NBAA-BACE debut, demonstrates new user friendly AVIAÂ Dashboard
October 2018 AVIAÂ, the expanding US group purchasing organization, is exhibiting at NBAA-BACE for the first time (Booth 1650) this week (16 to 18th October) to showcase its enhanced AVIAÂ Dashboard.  The solution brings together all the enhanced services AVIA...
Aviaa InsightIndustry 4.0 and BizAv, The Data Revolution
Rick Tilghman, AVIAÂ COO/CPO Over the past few decades a transformation has swept over the business world like wildfire, steadily gaining speed and breadth. Old models have been upended, new ones have arisen, and their progeny have become billion-dollar missio...
PressAVIAÂ enlists Constant Aviation as new, preferred MRO supplier in the U.S.
AVIAÂ, the world's first global purchasing organization for business aviation, is pleased to widen its supplier base, with a new agreement with Constant Aviation, one of the most respected and fastest growing MROs in the U.S. AVIAÂ members in the U.S. will ben...
PressAVIAÂ reinforces its commitment to safety culture. Signs new partner Patriots Jet Team – Upset Prevention and Recovery Training specialists.
AVIAÂ, the expanding international group purchasing organization (GPO), is pleased to announce the signing of a new safety supplier, Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT) specialist, Patriots Jet Team UPRT. The Bay Area, CA-based company (near San Fran...
Aviaa InsightWhat Is Upset Prevention & Recovery Training and How To Make Sure You're In Compliance
Miles Bailey, AVIAÂ Supply Chain What is it, and why is it becoming mandatory? The investigation of the 2009 Air France 447, and the analysis of the aircraft black box, revealed that the crew incorrectly responded to the autopilot disconnecting, which resul...
PressAVIAÂ partners with hullo Aircrew for easy access to ad hoc crewing
AVIAÂ, the world’s first global purchasing organisation for business aviation, is widening its supplier base with the addition of business aviation flight and cabin crew resource, hullo Aircrew, and its streamlined mobile application. AVIAÂ members have access...
Aviaa InsightWhat Rising Fuel Costs Mean for BizAv
Over recent weeks, the IATA index has shown current jet fuel prices up as high as 50% from last year. Possible fare increases on major airlines have been the subject of many news stories, but what does this mean for general aviation? When fuel prices spike the...
PressAVIAÂ welcomes supplier partners Satcom Direct and UVAir
For immediate release EBACE 2018, Geneva: AVIAÂ The expanding international group purchasing organization (GPO) ‘lands’ at EBACE with two new partnerships under its belt. It has ratified deals with UVair, the fuel division of Universal Weather and Aviation, In...
Aviaa InsightStaying Connected at 41,000ft
Miles Bailey, AVIAÂ Supply Chain I struggle to go more than 30 min without looking at my phone, especially when I’m traveling for work. And yet, private jet users are happy to go hours with no form of connectivity every time they get airborne. Satellite teleph...
PressAVIAÂ appoints Clive Prentice as Consultant: MRO leadership specialist will identify partners, provide mentorship
AVIAÂ, the expanding global group purchasing organization for business aircraft owners and operators, has added to its team of experts with the appointment of UK-based Clive Prentice as Consultant, specializing in MRO and technical services. In his new role, he w...
Aviaa InsightHow Group Purchasing Can Get You the Coverage You Need at Rates You’ll Love.
Miles Bailey, AVIAÂ Supply Chain Insurance – everyone needs it, but no one wants to have to use it.  For a group purchasing organization like AVIAÂ, it is probably the single most effective area to provide savings. It’s also the most proven area. GPO’s have dr...
PressAVIAÂ brings group purchasing to empower business aviation companies
For immediate release Less than one-year old technology company AVIAÂ is pioneering predictive analytics to bring the benefits of the group purchasing organization (GPO) model to the business aviation industry. It is the first Anglo/American company of its ki...
UncategorizedAVIAÂ LLC “NBAA-BACE Giveaway” Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED. Eligibility The AVIAÂ LLC “NBAA-BACE Giveaway” (“Contest”) is ope...
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