Charter and Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Agency says that lack of a policy “has led to a wide range of inconsistencies with respect to individual course approvals.”
Status comes after proving compliance, via an on-site audit, with “a recognized set of industry best practices.”
It predicts 3.5-percent year-over-year growth in charter flights in the U.S. next year.
Proposal would affect operators with fewer than three aircraft in their fleet.
Company is also adding more aircraft and opening bases in the Western U.S. and Europe.
Flexjet will focus on newer aircraft while Flight Options will go back to its roots as the ‘value fractional.'
Qatar signed a memorandum of understanding today for up to 20 Gulfstreams, while Flexjet placed an order for 50 aircraft, including options.
Insurance product covers air charter revenue losses stemming from unscheduled maintenance and cancelled flights.
Surf Air is expanding service to Carlsbad, Calif., beginning November 18 and Oakland, Calif., beginning December 15.
Services now include worldwide-brokered helicopter and jet flights, as well as helicopter fleet management.