Pre-owned Update: October 2016

By most accounts this past quarter was uncharacteristically busy and the traditionally busiest quarter is now upon us, but with the twist and turns of a frothy stock market and upcoming U.S. Presidential election it’s anybody’s guess how the used jet market will...

Pre-owned Update: August 2016

Despite being in the middle of what is typically the quietest quarter for aircraft sales, brokers are finding plenty of reasons for enthusiasm. The U.S. stock market has experienced relatively wild gyrations this year, but it never hurts sales to have major indexes...

Pre-owned Update: June 2016

One of my industry counterparts once told me there are more flakes than buyers in the G650 market, and I’m starting to become a believer. Witness a recent G650 web inquiry that went like this: “Let this be the force that drives you. Don’t forget we need Jesus too. We...

Pre-owned Update: April 2016

Despite a predictable seasonal uptick in inventory in the first quarter, activity is surprisingly more upbeat than one might expect in an election year with the U.S. stock market paying an early visit to bear territory. While the 2,410 aircraft for sale worldwide...

Pre-owned Update: February 2016

Attractive pricing and an active fourth quarter pushed inventory down in January to levels below the previous quarter. While that’s encouraging for sellers, inventory is still perched about 100 aircraft above the year-ago level and about 50 aircraft higher than the...

Pre-owned Update: November 2015

Any time I hear a financial news broadcast on CNBC tossing out biblical phrases along the lines of “the four horsemen of the apocalypse” or the term “death cross” to define the bearish environment on Wall Street, I think, This is not good for aircraft sales. In simple...