February 8, 2023

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This year’s huge cultural budget encourages the purchase of executive flights by artists

Cessna Citation CJ2 – Illustration Image – Source: James / CC BY-SA 2.0via Flickr


VKN Aviation, a Brazilian company specializing in the purchase and sale of aircraft, reports that the restart of shows, post-pandemic and this year’s increase in culture’s budget are already reflected in the heat of the flight market for artists. With sales of models offering autonomy and low operating costs.

The model favored by performers, according to the company, is the Cessna Citation CJ jet, particularly the CJ1 and CJ2 variants. “These planes guarantee autonomy for displacement and comfort to rest between presentations,” says VKN Aviation CEO Alexandre Macedo.

Other models popular with singers include the Hawker 400 Jet and the King Air P200 Turboprop. The cost of the aircraft ranges from 2 to 6 million US dollars depending on the year of manufacture.

With a hot market, these airlines have to look outside the country. For import, the period is 40 to 60 days. In the past year, samples marketed by VKN have come from Germany, Mexico, Panama, Switzerland and, of course, the United States.

“The advantage of owning your own plane is that it is subject to strict inspections and the owner is responsible for selecting pilots and crew, which guarantees safety, flight planning and the most desirable route. In addition, with an intense schedule, he knows that the artist will be able to relocate at any time he needs,” Macedo said. concludes.

Information by VKN Aviation


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