JETNET Releases 2013 Year-End Pre-Owned Helicopter Market Information

JETNET Business Aviation Market ReportUTICA, NY – JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, has released year-end numbers for the pre-owned helicopter market for 2013, revealing a number of striking trends.

Pre-Owned Helicopter Market News
In advance of Heli-Expo 2014, JETNET is releasing their 2013 overview of the helicopter market, taken from their comprehensive global database of turbine and piston helicopters. Analysis of the full retail sale transactions for pre-owned helicopters reveals those markets experiencing double-digit declines in 2013 (-11.8% and -13.5%, respectively) compared to 2012.

The Turbine Helicopter market experienced an 11.4% increase in the number for sale in 2013  compared to 2012. From 2006 to 2012, the average days on market increased from 123 days to 432 days. However, in 2013 there was a reduction of 18 average days on the market compared to 2012. The percentage for sale also increased to 6.4% compared to 6.1% from just a year ago.

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JETNET Attending 2014 HAI Heli-Expo

UTICA, NY – JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, will exhibit at HAI Heli-Expo 2014 in Anaheim, California. JETNET will present their full range of software products and services at this year’s Heli-Expo, including demonstrations of their major new Evolution release. Exhibits will run February 25th-27th, and JETNET will be in booth 4500, where they will be giving away a bottle of Finger Lakes Ice Wine each day of the show.

“We’ve put an enormous pool of information and intelligence at the fingertips of professionals in the helicopter market,” said Vincent Esposito, JETNET President. “We’re adding to the information every day, and releasing new tools to make their jobs easier and more profitable.” JETNET employs a full-time staff of more than 45 research specialists who contact industry professionals around the world each business day. They make real-time updates to the most comprehensive database of its kind.

Their 2013 overview of the pre-owned helicopter market, taken from their comprehensive global database of piston and turbine helicopters, reveals those categories experiencing double-digit declines in 2013. Full retail sale transactions for pre-owned piston and turbine helicopters were down 11.8% and 13.5%, respectively, compared to 2012.

At the close of 2013, JETNET reported nearly 30,000 helicopters in service, roughly two-thirds of which are turbine powered, and a third of which are piston powered. The firm now tracks 134 separate civil helicopter models in 184 countries, a stunning task.

“Our reputation has been built on reliable information and exclusive market intelligence,” said Paul Cardarelli, JETNET Vice President of Sales. “Our staff seeks out original information directly from sources who work with or own aircraft. We review and confirm all the data we gather for accuracy and completeness. Only then do we add it to the JETNET database, for instantaneous access by our clientele, a network of aviation professionals around the globe.”

The company will be offering demonstrations of a major update to their flagship Evolution software suite, which features an intuitive and customizable graphical user interface so subscribers can view charts, tables and selective information, depending on their needs. JETNET also offers a variety of additional services, including the JETNET CRM (Customer Relationship Management) service, the only CRM program designed exclusively for aviation professionals that fully integrates the JETNET database. The program allows users to add and organize their own contact information to develop an exclusive combined database, with tools to manage company sales and marketing efforts.

“We want to make these tools so compelling, they change the helicopter market the same way they’ve revolutionized the fixed-wing market,” added Esposito. “We want to make your business succeed.”

JETNET is inviting Heli-Expo attendees to learn more about their products and services, and how to win a bottle of Finger Lakes Ice Wine, at booth 4500 at this year’s show.

Since 1988, JETNET has delivered the most comprehensive and reliable business aircraft research to its exclusive clientele of aviation professionals worldwide. JETNET is the ultimate source for information and intelligence on the worldwide business, commercial, and helicopter aircraft fleet and marketplace, comprised of some 100,000 airframes. Headquartered in its state-of-the-art facility in Utica, NY, JETNET offers comprehensive user-friendly aircraft data via real-time internet access or regular updates.

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JETNET Releases December 2013 and the Year 2013 Pre-Owned Business Jet, Business Turboprop, Helicopter, and Commercial Airliner Market Information

JETNET Business Aviation Market ReportUTICA, NY – JETNET LLC, the leading provider of corporate aviation information, has released December 2013 and 2013 year-ending results for the pre-owned business jet, business turboprop, helicopter and commercial airliner markets.

Market Summary
Highlighted in Table A are key worldwide trends across all pre-owned aircraft market sectors, comparing December 2013 to December 2012, as well as 2013 year-end, and comparisons to 2012. Across all market sectors, JETNET is reporting over 8,300 full retail sale transactions for 2013. Except for turbine helicopters, which showed a slight increase, the fleet “For Sale” percentages for all market sectors were down in the December comparisons, with the largest drop in business jets, to 12.5% from 13.4% in December 2012.

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