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Register today for ISTAT EMEA, 24-26 September, for countless opportunities to network and create new, lasting business connections. Nearly 2,000 delegates are projected to attend this year's event, which will again feature keynote presentations, panel discussions and much more. Click here to register, and here for housing options.


ISTAT is expanding on EMEA's slate of networking opportunities by adding target and clay shooting and fly fishing activities, in addition to the walking tour, receptions, Club ISTAT and much more.

For an updated list of activities and registration information, click here.

Save the date for the next ISTAT Latin America Forum. This year's event takes place 15-16 November at the Hilton Bogotá. Registration will open next week.

ISTAT will once again be hosting a reception at the Dubai Airshow, this year at the Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai. Complimentary registration is available to members and guests and will open 28 August.

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ISTAT Calendar
24-26 September 2017
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
Edinburgh, Scotland
13 November 2017
Grosvenor House Hotel Dubai

15-16 November
Hilton,  Bogotá
Bogotá, Colombia
ISTAT Holiday Receptions
6 December 2017
Dublin, London, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Tokyo 


ISTAT Americas
4-6 March 2018
San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina
San Diego, CA, USA

8-10 May 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore

ISTAT at the Farnborough International Airshow
Chalet: 16-22 July 2018
Reception: 16 July 2018
JW Marriott Grosvenor House
London, England

Wilmington Trust, N.A.
Member Updates
ISTAT is pleased to announce these new and returning members.

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Congratulations to these ISTAT members on their new positions.

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Foundation Happenings
Mid-Year Report Now Available

The Foundation is headed towards a record breaking year. Learn more about the Foundation’s 2017 initiatives in the mid-year report.

#ISTATGivesBack – Airlink
Check out this month’s #ISTATGivesBack with Yreka Flores featuring Airlink President, Bob Brown:
Pacmin Auction – Bid Today to Support the Foundation!

Support the Foundation by bidding on rare PacMin models. Click here to access the PacMin eBay auction page. All models are donated by PacMin.

ISTAT U 2.0 – Applications Open
Applications for the 2017 ISTAT U 2.0 program (distance-learning) are now available to qualified students at universities around the world. ISTAT U is a specially designed one-year (six credit hour or global equivalent) aviation finance and leasing program. Admission requirements and application instructions are available at The deadline for students to apply for enrollment is Friday, 29 September 2017.
ISTAT Humanitarian Grants – Accepting Proposals
The Foundation is actively accepting applications for 2017 humanitarian grants. Learn more about the Humanitarian Program and the application requirements at
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Jetrader Magazine
Q&A: Abdol Moabery - President and CEO, GA Telesis, LLC

Jetrader recently spoke with GA Telesis President and CEO Abdol Moabery about his 25-year history in aviation and where he sees the industry headed.

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Reach ISTAT members with Jetrader!

Advertising space is now available in the winter issue of Jetrader magazine. This issue will feature a review of ISTAT EMEA, in addition to a host of timely and useful content. For year-round access to ISTAT members, please reference the advertising opportunities available through ISTAT and Jetrader by clicking here, or by contacting: Erik Henson, Jetrader media director at +1 352-333-3443 or

ISTAT media allows you to enjoy direct and targeted access to more than 4,500 C-suite executives, vice presidents, chairmen, partners, principals, presidents, marketing/sales directors and managers within the global aviation community.
Have a Story to Share?
Jetrader, ISTAT's official magazine, is circulated to ISTAT members on a quarterly basis. Each issue of Jetrader highlights industry news and case studies and contains feature articles and member spotlights.
We are now accepting article submissions for the winter 2017 issue. If you are interested in sharing your expertise and contributing to the content of Jetrader, please contact ISTAT at
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Industry News
Strong Demand Growth Resumes in June
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to the year-ago period. This was in line with the 7.7% growth recorded in May. All regions reported growth. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and load factor rose 1.0 percentage point to 81.9%.

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Airbus Foresees A320neo Delivery Target Challenges
Despite ongoing issues surrounding the delivery and customer acceptance of PW1100G engines, Airbus remains hopeful that it can meet its target of about 200 A320neo deliveries in 2017.

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‘Extraordinary’ Pilot Shortage Threatens Flights; 637,000 Needed
An "extraordinary" worldwide pilot shortage has reached a critical stage, a new analysis finds, requiring "innovative solutions" to solve the hiring crisis before flight schedules and routes are affected.

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