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Editor’s Note – Asian Sky Quarterly Q1 2024

Editor’s Note – Asian Sky Quarterly Q1 2024

I’ve just returned from Jakarta, where I was checking on preparations for the next Asian Sky Forum, which will take place in the city at the end of June.

If you haven’t been to Jakarta, then you definitely should. It’s an amazing city, full of super tasty food, and wonderfully hospitable and friendly people. It’s also pretty full of cars and motorbikes, which can make getting to and from the airport, as well as around the city, pretty challenging if you are on a tight schedule.

The good news is that it’s one of the topics that will be discussed during the Asian Sky Forum itself. Well, maybe not specifically Jakarta’s traffic nightmare, but we will have panels on advanced air mobility, as well as alternative lift.

The conference itself is spread across two days, with an opening night cocktail party to welcome everybody, and a cocktail party to round off the first day. Those that came to our first event in Kuala Lumpur will be familiar with the format, engaging panel sessions rather than death by PowerPoint, cozy fireside chats (minus the fire) and extra long lunch and coffee breaks that have been deliberately elongated to make sure there’s plenty of time for networking.

The response so far has been phenomenal. We had already sold out of our Premier sponsorship before we had even announced the event, although some regular sponsor slots are still available.

Our aim, as with our wildly successful KL event, is to connect the local market with the rest of Asia. As such, our first panel will be an extra long session all about the local market, call it everything you ever wanted to know about Indonesia but was afraid to ask, or the Indonesian business aviation market for dummies, the first panel will help demystify the local market, and bring you up to date with all of the latest rules and regulation changes, as well as any future developments.

The phenomenal response mentioned above has not just been with sponsorships though, it has also extended to attendee event passes as well. We have a special early bird promotion running for a few more days, so if you’re quick you can still save some dollars. There’s an advert later in this Quarterly that let’s you know how to register, alternatively you can just go to our website ( and use the code JAKARTA at checkout. Be quick though, that code expires at the end of May.

Elsewhere in the Quarterly we have all of the usual data and intel you have come to expect from us. Special features in this edition include a market spotlight that looks into the ACJ320 family. We take a look into the different models available, their geographic distribution and the aircraft that have been sold. We also try not to show off too much, as we managed to hitch a ride on Dassault’s new Falcon 6X for a pair of flights around Asia.

As ever, all that remains is for me to thank everybody that has contributed to this edition.

Alud Davies
Head of Research & Publications
Asian Sky Group

Ps. See you in Jakarta?