Business Aviation Survey: The Results Are In!
JSfirm.com, an aviation job advertisement website, completes its annual Business Aviation Survey, with 275 Part 91 and 135 operators participating this year. In comparison to 2016, flight hours have increased (+4%) and fewer companies report being impacted by the pilot shortage (-8%).
Jeff Richards, operations manager for JSfirm.com, says, "Overwhelmingly, those surveyed reported that business is good due to the improving economy." He continues, "The majority of operators reported expansion of staff and/or fleet and an increased business demand in 2017.”
2017 Business Aviation Survey results:
- 275 companies were surveyed
- 57% are experiencing an increase in flight hours
- 55% will acquire pre-owned or refurb existing aircraft in the next 12-24 months
- 65% report operations are not being impacted by the pilot shortage.
To view the complete results visit: www.jsfirm.com/avfact.