Studies, surveys and other reports provide a data-driven means for people in business aviation to illustrate the many ways the industry serves citizens, companies and communities. The studies and surveys below demonstrate the industry’s essential role in America today.

Business Aviation and Top Performing Companies 2017

Conducted by NEXA Advisors in 2017, this study confirms that business aviation contributes meaningfully to a company’s enterprise value and continues to be a powerful tool of the largest and best-managed companies in America.

The Real World of Business Aviation

Conducted by Harris Poll in 2015, this survey confirms once again that business aviation is utilized mainly by small and medium-size companies that typically fly turboprops or small jets to maximize employee efficiency and productivity while providing travel schedule flexibility.

Contribution of General Aviation to the U.S. Economy in 2013

Produced by PriceWaterHouseCoopers in 2015, this industry-wide study determined that general aviation supports 1.1 million total jobs and supplies $219 billion in total economic output in the United States. These numbers include direct, indirect, induced and enabled impacts.

Business Aviation and the World’s Top Performing Companies

This 2013 NEXA Advisors study found that on a global level, companies using business aviation overwhelmingly take top honors in revenue growth, innovation, employee satisfaction, and market share, confirming that business aircraft are a mark of a well-managed global company.