Corporate Jet Investor Americas 2020

17 & 18 November 2020 | Virtual


While we are unable to meet face to face in 2020, CJI Americas 2020 Virtual brought the industry together online.

CJI Americas focused on the changing business aviation landscape in the US. It looked at the growth strategies of some of the biggest US operators and have an in-depth look at business aviation in Brazil and Mexico. And much more.

The conference was designed to allow attendees to CONNECT, LEARN and ENGAGE.

Over 450 senior level operators, brokers, OEMs, financiers, flight support companies, charter arrangers, expert advisers, appraisers, and many others active in business jet transactions came together to stay updated with the latest developments and connect with others across the industry.

For more information or to register for CJI Miami 2021, please email [email protected] or call +44 1737 844 383/+1 800 757 8059.

This event has 18 CLE/CPD credits.




Wine tasting in partnership with Heitz Cellar and Sentient Jet




Event Partners

Action Aviation is a sales and operations company offering a range of services in the business aviation industry, including specialty services in the aeromedical field and airliner wet and dry leases. We provide aircraft and helicopter brokerage services to many owners who wish to sell, as well as buyers in the market for the first time or replacing/upgrading their existing aircraft for something more suitable.
Founded in 1999 and now an integral part of Directional Aviation, Sentient Jet is one of the leading private aviation companies in the country. The Sentient Jet Card Program offers clients the flexibility and convenience of flying private for their personal and business air travel needs with industry-leading value. Sentient Jet is known for outstanding service and a commitment to safety programs, including the industry’s first and only Independent Safety Advisory Board. Sentient Jet’s extensive network of certified operators ensures that clients will always have access to executive aircraft that meet their rigorous standards for safety and quality. Boasting a robust digital heritage, Sentient launched a mobile app in 2016, allowing Cardholders to book private jet travel on-demand, as well as receive flight details, immediate assistance through a 24/7 live chat feature, and localized recommendations for exclusive benefits. Visit to learn more.
SCF Aviation Capital, part of Stonebriar Commercial Finance (SCF), is an aircraft leasing and financing platform that provides customized capital solutions to owners, operators, dealers and manufacturers of business and commercial aircraft worldwide. SCF is a privately held commercial finance company established in 2015 and based in Plano, TX. With financial backing from Security Benefit Corporation, SCF actively originates and manages a multi-billion-dollar platform of commercial loans and leases. SCF specializes in transactions for businesses in a wide variety of industries (aviation, rail, realty, marine, transportation, manufacturing, energy, etc.) across the entire credit spectrum with assets located throughout the world.

Lead Sponsors

Based in Oklahoma City, OK, AIC is the industry leader in title search, escrow, FAA Aircraft Registry document submission, transaction management, lien clearance and International Registry services for fixed wing and rotary aircraft. A technological infrastructure, including the Aircraft Closing Room® secured by Blockchain, capable of delivering superior reliability, efficiency, and performance combined with the industry’s most experienced, dedicated, and customer service-oriented staff has been the key to AIC’s success.

WE PROVIDE TITLE INSURANCE: As with any large purchase or loan, as an aircraft owner or lender, your interests need to be protected against any title problems that could divest you of your interest in the aircraft. For a one time premium, have the peace of mind that comes with knowing your investment is protected.

Our job is to serve you in all of your aircraft documentation and transaction management needs. If you have any questions about any of our services, please call us at: 1-800-288-2519 or visit our website for online 24/7 services at: [](
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and with 31 sites including 10 service centers across 16 countries, Bombardier Aviation is staffed by thousands of engineers, designers, machining experts, maintenance technicians and skilled specialists, and is powered by a proud heritage and visionary innovation in the design, manufacturing and support of business aircraft and complex aero structures. Its industry-leading, comprehensive line of business jets is the largest of any original equipment manufacturer with three leading aircraft families – Learjet, Challenger and Global – allowing customers to properly manage their evolving business priorities and travel requirements.

With a customer-centric approach as the core of the company’s values, Bombardier Aviation is dedicated to providing an exceptional customer experience anytime, anywhere. The company’s global customer support organization includes a growing network of Bombardier-owned and operated service centers, line maintenance stations and authorized facilities, as well as Mobile Response Team vehicles and aircraft. This operator-focused grid is connected 24/7 to Bombardier’s Customer Response Centre and Customer Support Team.

Bombardier offers the broadest and most modern portfolio of business jets including the Learjet 75 Liberty light jet, the class-defining Challenger 350 and Challenger 650 aircraft, and the Global large-cabin, long-range aircraft family led by the acclaimed Global 7500 aircraft, which has garnered numerous awards and accolades since its entry into service in 2018. The Global 7500 aircraft is also the industry’s first business jet to have an Environmental Product Declaration.

Bombardier Aviation is a longtime leader and steward of the increasingly important environment portfolio – ranging from its strong commitment to ICAO’s Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) and its multi-pronged engagement in key aviation manufacturer and operator associations, to its unique Eco-Design approach and industry-leading Environmental Product Declarations. Bombardier is also deeply involved in the development, scalability and adoption of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) worldwide.

Bombardier, Learjet, Learjet 75 Liberty, Challenger, Challenger 350, Challenger 650, Global and Global 7500 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.
Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including a full-service FBO at Van Nuys Airport in Los Angeles, and FAA Part 145 aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our ARINCDirectSM flight support services offer a single, comprehensive suite for streamlined flight operations, including best-in-class flight planning, cabin connectivity and flight operations management tools. And, whether you're traveling across the country or around the globe, our operations team stands ready to support you 24/7/365. Let us help you simplify the business of flight.
Embraer is a global company that boldly and consistently revolutionizes the aviation industry — and has done so since the company’s inception more than 50 years ago — by offering innovative products and solutions that help its customers outperform. The executive jet division delivers the ultimate experience in business aviation through aircraft that feature disruptive performance, comfort and technology. Its portfolio consists of the entry-level Phenom 100EV, the light Phenom 300E, the midsize Praetor 500 and the super-midsize Praetor 600. The fleet exceeds 1,400 aircraft, comprised of clean sheet designs and derivative products, operating in more than 70 countries, which are supported by a top-ranked customer support network. For more information, visit
Gilchrist Aviation Law, P.C. is celebrating 30 years aircraft title, escrow, registration, financing and leasing service in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This law firm is uniquely positioned to serve their clients, including other law firms, as special FAA counsel, special Cape Town Convention and International Registry (IR) counsel for all manner of aircraft transactions. Gilchrist Aviation Law assists brokers, dealers, operators and their law firms around the world as they structure aviation transactions.

The work of the firm includes escrow services, legal counsel and written legal opinions regarding aircraft registration, title, financing, and leasing liens. As special FAA Counsel, Gilchrist Aviation Law assists in the drafting and preparation of instruments, pre-positioning executed instruments in Oklahoma City in advance of closing and filing instruments with the FAA Registry upon closing. The firm also serves as Special Cape Town Convention Counsel, advising of the international interests and other interests registrable on the IR and serving as IR registering agent for one or all of the parties to a transaction.

Gilchrist Aviation Law is best known in the aviation industry for the availability of our team members, the accuracy of our work product and legal counsel and the timeliness of our response to pressing client needs. The firm has built a reputation on the level of service, quality and practicality of the counsel provided to our clients.
Founded in 1989, JSSI is the only hourly cost maintenance provider covering virtually all makes and models of business aircraft, engines and APUs. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including jets, turbo-props and turbine-powered helicopters. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors.
Vedder Price and our 300-plus lawyers serve a global client base from offices in Chicago, New York, Washington, DC, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Singapore.

Vedder Price enjoys a strong worldwide reputation for legal services related to global transportation finance. We serve a broad base of clients across all transportation sectors, including the aviation, aerospace, railroad and marine industries, and are positioned to serve both US-based and international clients who execute deals under New York and English law.

You can expect to work with creative, experienced attorneys who have both deep practical experience and broad transportation industry perspectives insight that can support you in matters ranging from simple to highly complex.

With one of the largest and most experienced Business Aircraft Finance practices in the world, Vedder Price is able to provide counsel in all aspects of business aircraft financing transactions, particularly large jet aircraft but also small jets, turboprop aircraft and helicopters.
Viasat is a global communications company that believes everyone and everything in the world can be connected. Our fast, reliable technologies have powered businesses, consumers, and heads of state around the world for more than 30 years.

Through our unrivaled capacity, Viasat’s business aviation’s in-flight connectivity solutions are meeting the demands of bandwidth intensive applications to allow crew and passengers to be as productive in the air as on the ground.

So go ahead. Connect without compromise – even at 40,000 feet.

Viasat. Uplifting the Journey.
Wheels Up is a revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that significantly reduces the upfront costs to fly privately, while providing unparalleled flexibility, service and safety. Created and led by renowned entrepreneur Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up offers guaranteed availability to its private fleet of new Beechcraft King Air 350i and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft to individual, family and corporate members. With the cutting-edge Wheels Up mobile app, members can seamlessly book flights, manage their accounts, participate in ride-share opportunities and select Hot Flights, a vast selection of one-way empty leg flights that are posted daily to the app and updated in real time. Members also have access to Wheels Down, a program featuring exclusive events and experiences, unique partner benefits and a full-service luxury concierge.


ACJ creates the world’s most rewarding flying experiences with customers by providing them with unique expertise, the finest service, best technology and highest standards of care in corporate aviation.

All Airbus corporate jets come from the most modern aircraft family on the market. Derived from Airbus’ successful market-leading jetliners, ACJ customers will invariably be close to Airbus’ global support network and, wherever in the world they choose to fly their aircraft, they will be supported around the world, around the clock.

The ACJ family gives customers the greatest choice of wide and spacious cabins, presenting inspiring and infinite possibilities in creating unique spaces that offer the best comfort and functions. Those customers who want even greater space to carry even more passengers can opt for one of ACJ’s family of VIP widebodies that also deliver “non-stop to the world” range.
The Air Law Firm LLP is a boutique aviation law practice providing international legal services to the aviation industry. Our practice model sets us apart: we offer a bespoke and focused service from an agile and responsive team who can react quickly to the changing demands of your business environment. Our legal services are partner-led and we are proactive not reactive. Our lawyers are passionate about aviation, recognised internationally as being experts in their fields, focused and unique. As your legal partner in aviation, your experience with us will be different.
Conklin & de Decker is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education. The mission of Conklin & de Decker is to enable the general aviation industry to make more informed decisions when dealing with the purchase, operation and disposition of aircraft by furnishing objective and impartial information.
GE Aviation is committed to providing leading propulsion systems for business and general aviation (BG&A) customers around the world. We provide jet engines for small and large cabin business aviation aircraft and turboprop engines for BG&A operators. We are passionate about customers and the flexibility, access and productivity their flight operations bring to remote communities, commerce, recreation, agriculture, medical missions, pilot training, and humanitarian aid.

GE has a global service network to support these offerings. GE and its customers are also working together to unlock new opportunities to grow and deliver more productivity beyond traditional services. GE Aviation is becoming a digital industrial business with its ability to harness large streams of data that are providing incredible insights and in turn, real operational value for customers.
Inmarsat Aviation is the leading provider of global satellite communications to private jet operators, aircraft leasing companies, airlines and passengers across the globe. It offers a range of powerful aviation connectivity solutions, from vital voice and safety communications for pilots in the cockpit, through to high-speed, reliable broadband for passengers in the cabin.

With more than 25 years’ experience in aviation connectivity, Inmarsat Aviation’s solutions are renowned for their innovation and performance. The award-winning GX Aviation, European Aviation Network (EAN), Jet ConneX and Aircraft Operational Services (AOS) offerings have become industry benchmarks in their fields. For more information, please visit:
Intelsat operates the world's first Globalized Network, delivering high quality, cost-effective video and broadband services anywhere in the world. Intelsat's Globalized Network combines the world's largest satellite backbone with terrestrial infrastructure, managed services and an open, interoperable architecture to enable customers to drive revenue and reach through a new generation of network services.

Thousands of organizations serving billions of people worldwide rely on Intelsat to provide ubiquitous broadband connectivity, multi-format video broadcasting, secure satellite communications and seamless mobility services. The end result is an entirely new world, one that allows us to envision the impossible, connect without boundaries and transform the ways in which we live.
Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the world's leading business aviation services companies. More than 4,800 employees cater to client needs from close to 50 facilities throughout EMEA, Asia, and the Americas. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, FBO and fuel services, along with aircraft management, charter services and personnel services. Jet Aviation's European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of some 300 aircraft.
Founded in 2012, JetHQ is a leading provider of worldwide aircraft transaction, brokerage and consulting services. Its highly experienced team utilizes a vast network of international connections and resources to match sellers with qualified buyers. JetHQ also offers fleet planning, aircraft inspection, contracting, acceptance and delivery, and additional aviation services.

JetHQ was founded on the belief that the most valuable asset in aviation is trust. Its team brings extensive aviation experience and real-time industry insight and analysis to each complex transaction. Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, and Dubai, UAE, JetHQ has offices around the world, including Asia, Europe and Mexico.

Learn more at
Leading Edge Aviation Solutions is one of the world’s premier private aviation brokers/dealers with over 50 years of experience in the aviation marketplace. With over 870 transactions worth more than $10B, we are a leading expert in the sale, purchase and valuation of business and private aircraft.

We have a deep suite of services that can be employed long before and long after any aircraft transactions are contemplated. Combine this analytical capability with a team of seasoned transactional professionals, and the answers to almost any question relative to aircraft ownership can be addressed effectively by Leading Edge Aviation Solutions. Our boutique style firm has an unmatched reputation for adhering to the highest levels of ethical standards, and always striving for complete client satisfaction.
McAfee & Taft. Located just miles from the Federal Aviation Administration Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, the law firm of McAfee & Taft has distinguished itself in the field of aviation law as having one of the largest and most experienced FAA aviation groups in the United States.

McAfee & Taft’s Aviation Group actively represents national and international clients – from individuals to leaders in industry – on a wide spectrum of aviation matters, including aircraft title and registration, The Cape Town Convention and International Registry matters, escrow closings, aircraft ownership issues, import/export matters, closing and post-recordation opinions, and unmanned aircraft systems. The firm also represents clients in the resolution of disputes involving the perfection of ownership rights, chain of title issues, slander of title claims, and the validity of liens placed on the aircraft.

The firm is also one of only four law firms in the United States to be selected for membership in L2B Aviation, an international association of independent law firms that specializes in providing legal advice to the aviation industry.
Beginning as the first private jet charter and management company, NetJets has led the industry for 55+ years. Then in 1986, they revolutionized it with the concept of shared ownership and proceeded to build the largest, most diverse private jet fleet in the world. Today, NetJets is proud to be a Berkshire Hathaway company known for its unwavering commitment to safety, service, and unmatched global access. NetJets’ industry-leading scale and business model offer NetJets and its Owners dependable financial sustainability unlike any other in the industry. For these reasons and many more, NetJets will continue to be the favored choice of the world’s most discernible travelers for generations to come.
At Pratt & Whitney, we believe that powered flight has transformed – and will continue to transform – the world.

That’s why we work with an explorer’s heart and a perfectionist’s grit to design, build, and service the world’s most advanced aircraft engines. We do this across a diverse portfolio – including Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Business Aviation, General Aviation, Regional Aviation, and Helicopter Aviation – and as a way of turning possibilities into realities for our customers.

This is how we at Pratt & Whitney approach our work, and this is why we are inspired to go beyond.
Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Priester Aviation is among the world's elite private aircraft operators, specializing in aircraft management and private travel solutions. Founded by George Priester in 1945, Priester started as a flight training school that eventually evolved into the private aviation services company that it is today. It was a simple proposition at first, to provide a platform to educate and demonstrate the practices of a progressing industry that would eventually integrate itself into the lives of on-the-go business and leisure travelers alike. As the aviation community developed and businesses began to expand globally, the need for point-to-point travel became a necessity and alternatives to commercial airline service were imperative. Priester’s goal is to provide businesses and other discerning travelers with premium private aviation services individually tailored to fit their needs. Visit us at
Textron Aviation Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands, which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. The Textron Aviation brands represent unrivaled innovation, performance and leadership in the industry, and offer an unmatched value proposition rooted in the total ownership experience. Leveraging unparalleled speed-to-market, Textron Aviation provides the most versatile and comprehensive business and general aviation product portfolio in the world through five principal lines of business: business jets, general aviation and special mission turboprop aircraft, high performance piston aircraft, military trainer and defense aircraft and a complete global customer service organization. Textron Aviation has delivered more than 250,000 aircraft in over 170 countries. Its broad range of products include such best-selling aircraft as Citation business jets, King Air and Caravan turboprops and T-6 military trainer aircraft, all of which are backed by the industry�s most capable global service network. For more information, visit

Supporting Partners

The National Aircraft Finance Association is a member association comprised of companies who work together to finance general and business aviation. Aviation finance is specialized and diverse. Our members are experts in their fields and can understand your financing needs and how to meet them.
The International Aircraft Dealers Association is a worldwide cooperative network of dealers, brokers, all the major OEMs and products and services providers promoting professionalism and ethical practices and standards for nearly 30 years.

IADA Accredited Dealers are the only dealers in the world regulated by an independent accreditation process.
This process ensures strict compliance with IADA’s 14-point Code of Ethics and ensures the Accredited Dealer
meets the highest industry standards of experience, insurance, transparency, and professionalism.


Monday 16th November

16.00: (ET) 15.00 (CT)
General Networking

16.00: (ET) 15.00 (CT)
Women in business aviation

Tuesday 17th November – Live Content
10.30 (ET) Omelette challenge
Judged by Tony Frechette, Air Culinaire Worldwide

10.40 (ET) General networking sponsored by Bombardier Aviation

11.00: (ET) 10.00 (CT)Welcome to CJI Americas 2020
Alasdair Whyte and Louisa Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 

11.05 (ET)  Evolving Business Aviation Trends – Leading the Way
Applying our technology, sustainability, and design
Why recovery is starting in the small-cabin classes.
Michael Amalfitano, Embraer Executive Jets

11.25 (ET)
Andrew Collins, Sentient Jet
What a difference a year makes
Meeting new-owner demand
Keeping new buyers
Andrew Collins, OneSky 

11.40 (ET) Creating the best ownership experience: Beginning with a solid foundation.
How different specialists can make transactions easier
The importance of working as a team
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 
Joe Barber, Clay Lacy Aviation 
Daniel Cheung, Aviation Tax Consultants
Janine K. Iannarelli, Par Avion Ltd.
Suzanne Meiners-Levy, Advocate Consulting Legal Group, LLC. 

Shelley Svoren, First Republic Bank 

12.40 (ET) Getting it done when the world is closed.
Clay Healey, AIC Title Service

12.55 Networking Break – sponsored by AIC Title Service 

13.20: (ET) Interview Topic: PWC Harnessing Data: The power of a connected ecosystem
Alexandre Gagnon, Pratt & Whitney Canada 

13.35: (ET) The connected aircraft – finding the right solution  
What should owners and operators ask before deciding?
Futureproofing systems
How does connectivity affect future values?
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 
Matt Halsey, Intelsat   
James Person, Viasat 
Raymundo Villar,  Inmarsat Aviation

14.05 (ET) The extra wide cabin market   
Why buy an ACJ TwoTwenty 
Range versus space
Stan Shparberg, Airbus Corporate Jets 

14:25 (ET) Selling aircraft in 2021
Will the new entrants keep coming?
When will corporates return?
Managing demand for new aircraft
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 
Joseph Carfagna Jr, Leading Edge Aviation Solutions 
Hamish Harding, Action Aviation 

Garett Jerde, JetHQ  
Brian Proctor, Mente Group

15.25 (ET) Networking Break sponsored by JSSI

15.40 (ET) How can tech help operators?      
Making flying easier for everyone
Creating a seamless passenger experience
Tom Sterling, Collins Aerospace  

15.55 (ET) Can we relax about tax – what can we expect in 2021
Thoughts after the election
What areas should we be focusing on?
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 
Nel Stubbs, Conklin & de Decker
Chris Younger, GKG Law 

16.10 Why Advanced Air Mobility is coming now
Why the Fourth Aviation Revolution is happening
Opportunities for existing aviation companies
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 
Kirsten Bartok Touw, AirFinance
Yesh Premkamur,  Urban Air Mobility, a Division of Hyundai Motor Group

Cyrus Sigari, UP.Partners 

16.50 (ET) Bringing the excitement back to aviation
Hamish Harding, Action Aviation
Terry Virts, Action Aviation 

17.05 Networking Break hosted by Viasat

17.30 Wine Tasting hosted by Sentient Jet and Heitz Cellar 

Wednesday 18th November 

10.40 (ET) Networking Break sponsored by Action Aviation

11.00 (ET) Welcome to Day 2
Louisa Whyte and Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor 

11.05 (ET) Interview: Rob Scholl – A different sky awaits
Business and private aviation opportunities post pandemic
Rob Scholl, Textron Aviation

11.20 (ET) NetJets What the world’s biggest operator is seeing
A tale of two markets – individuals and corporates
How do you retain new entrants?
How can you forecast the next 10 years?
Pat Gallagher, NetJets

11.40 (ET) Interview: Where will future growth come from? 5-year predictions from Jetcraft
Where will the growth come from?
Pre-owned versus new aircraft demand
Chad Anderson, Jetcraft

11.55 (ET) When should you buy an aircraft?
Charter v card v fractional
Advantages of ownership
Moderator: Ford von Weise, Citi Private Bank
David Best, Jet Aviation

Christopher  Miller, Shearwater Aero Capital
Andy Priester, Priester Aviation  
Lee Rohde, Essex Aviation  

12.35 (ET) Networking Break sponsored by Collins Aerospace

Financing networking room – moderated by Ford von Weise

Environment focused networking room – moderated by Tim Obitts 

12.45 (ET) Making SAF happen
How long will it take to become widespread?
How green is SAF and can you prove it with certification?
How much carbon is there in SAF and why does the cost vary
Why Book and claim is an important tool
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor
Neville Fernandes, Neste
Mark Masluch, Bombardier Aviation 
Tim Obitts, NATA   
Bryan Sherbacow, World Energy 

13.30 (ET) Charter, fractional and jet cards 2021 – the operator perspective 
Floating fleets versus bases
How have usage patterns changed?
When will long-haul return?
Keeping new passengers
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor
 Ian Moore, VistaJet  
Gregg Slow, FXAIR
Peder von Harten, NICHOLAS AIR  

14.00 (ET) Why customers need aircraft in the now normal
Future of the market
What new customers are looking for
Providing peace of mind
Greg Ryan, GE Aviation  

14.15 (ET) Finance 2021 
Are financiers still lending?
Opportunities with new entrants?
Where are the distressed sellers?
Moderator: Alasdair Whyte, Corporate Jet Investor
Joe DiLallo, TCF Bank

Keith Hayes, PNC Aviation Finance 
Vivek KaushalGlobal Jet Capital
Jim Simpson, First Republic Bank 

Don Walsh, Stonebriar Commercial Finance 

15.15: (ET) US Aircraft Registry – Top 10 things you need to know now
Moderator: Edward Gross, Vedder Price  
Jack Gilchrist, Gilchrist Aviation Law
Scott McCreary, McAfee & Taft 

16.00 (ET) Interview: Kenny Dichter
How Covid created opportunities for Wheels Up
How quickly tech is re-shaping business aviation
Widening the Wheels Up offering – aircraft management and sales
Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up  

16.20 (ET) Networking Break sponsored by Gilchrist Aviation Law






Companies that attended in 2019:

1st Source Bank; ACASS; Action Aviation; Advocate Consulting Legal Group PLLC; Aerion Supersonic; Aerlex Law Group; Aeronautical Systems; Aero-Space Reports Inc; Aerospace Turbine Rotables, Inc; AIC Title Service; Air Law Office; Airbus Corporate Jets; Aircraft Bluebook; Aircraft Finance Corporation; AircraftPost; AirFleet Capital; Airlog Monitor; Airshare; ALE Service Center; AOPA Aviation Finance Company LLC; Arc&Co. Marine & Aviation; ArcosJet; ASA – Aircraft Bluebook, Aviation Week Network; Asian Sky Group; Asset Insight LLC; AssuredPartners Aerospace; Astronics; Avantto; Avfuel; Aviation Commerce & Capital; Aviation International News; Aviation Legal Group, P.A; Aviation Week Network; Avinode Group; AVION LAW; Avpro Inc; Axiom Aviation Inc; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Bank of America Merrill Lynch International; Bank of Utah; Bank OZK; Banyan Air Services, Inc; BB & T Bank; BMO Harris Bank; Bombardier Aviation; Camber Aviation Management Ltd; Carbon Aircraft Holdings; Careta’s Attorneys; CharterPad; Chemical Bank; Citadel Completions; Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands; Clay Lacy Aviation; Click Aviation Network; Click Aviation Network USA; Clyde & Co; Collins Aerospace; Conklin & de Decker, a JSSI Company; Credit Suisse; Dallas Jet International; Dassault Aviation; David Norton; Dentons UK and Middle East LLP; DG Amazing Experiences; DiamondStream Partners; Dodson International Parts Inc.; Dunlop Hebert (UK) Ltd; East Coast Jet Center; Echo Aviation Leasing Corporation; Element Aviation; Elevate Jet; Elliott Jets; Embraer; Equus Global Aviation LLC; Essex Aviation Group Inc; Executive Jet Management; F/List; First Aviation Services Inc.; First Republic Bank; Flapper; Flexjet; FlightBridge; FlyEasy Software; Fontainebleau Aviation; Gama Aviation; GE Aviation; Gilchrist Aviation Law; GKG Law; Global Jet Capital, Inc; Global Jet Partners / Wings of Humanity; Global Jet Sales; Gogo Business Aviation; Golden Business Intelligence; Greenberg Traurig, LLP; Guardian Jet; Gulfstream Aerospace; Hawkeye Aircraft; Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, LLP; Holland & Knight; Honeywell; Houck & Christensen; IADA International Aircraft Dealers Association; Inmarsat; Insured Aircraft Title Service; Integris Aviation Group; Intelsat; IQ-EQ; Isle of Man Aircraft Registry; Jet Access Aviation; Jet Aviation; Jet Edge; Jet Linx; Jet Professionals, LLC.; Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI); jetAVIVA; Jetcraft; JetHQ; JetSelect Aviation; Journey Aviation; JSSI Advisory Services; JSSI Parts & Leasing; K&L Gates LLP; King & Spalding; LBC Capital Inc.; Levaero Aviation; M4 Aviation Group; Maples Group; Martyn Fiddler Aviation; Maverick Creative; McAfee & Taft; Mente Group; Meridian; Mesinger Jet Sales; MidFirst Bank; My Sky; National Air Transportation Association; National Aircraft Finance Association; NESTE CORPORATION; NetJets; Northern Trust; NOVAJET Aviation Group; OGARAJETS; OneSky Flight; Partners In Aviation; PNC Aviation Finance; PNC Financial Services Group; Pratt & Whitney Canada; Priester Aviation; Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated; Rolls-Royce; RVI Group; S7Aerosapce; Safran Aircraft Engines; San Marino Aircraft Registry; Satcom Direct; Scope Aircraft Finance; Sentient Jet; Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP; SkyNet Aviation Group; Skypointe Aviation Capital; SkyService Business Aviation; Smith Gambrell & Russell; Solairus Aviation;; Stonebriar Commercial Finance; TAG Aviation; Textron Aviation; The Private Jet Company; The Registry of Aruba; Thora Capital; Tuvoli; TVPX; Vedder Price; Viasat; Vista Global; VistaJet; Wells Fargo Equipment Finance Inc; Wheels Up; Wright Brothers Aircraft Title Inc; YYZ Law

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