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Category: AVIAA INSIGHTS

Aviaa InsightUnderstanding the Insurance Renewal Process
Too often we hear that owners and operators are unhappy with their aviation hull and liability insurance premiums. You trust your current broker to obtain the best rates, but are they doing everything they can to advocate for you in the insurance market and provi...
Aviaa InsightHow the Consolidation of Business Aviation Supply May Impact Your Operation
Irena Deville Managing Director, EMEA Over the last years, Business Aviation has seen a lot of consolidation on both the operator and the supply side. Whereas the operator consolidation has slowed down significantly, in 2019 we seem to be seeing a sharp incre...
Aviaa InsightDiversity in the Workplace: More Than Just a PR Strategy
Erin Groh Marketing Director, AVIAA “We value diversity” is a popular message uttered by brands in marketing campaigns and social media captions, often accompanied by rainbow flags and pink ribbons, but valuing diversity is more than just a #MagicalPhrase to ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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