Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
The Air Charter Safety Foundation’s Illegal Charter Hotline is a useful resource for legitimate charter operators.
Will the aviation industry ever tolerate a real Uber-like service or is it simply impossible due to the regulatory climate?
Astra Aviation Services will use linked system to track front- and back-office operations.
Under the new upgrade program, Delta SkyMiles members could be offered a flight on a chartered business jet operated by subsidiary Delta Private Jets.
Apex Air, a CAAC-authorized business jet operator, will manage and operate a China based fleet of aircraft for VistaJet.
Fractional company adds luxury service.
Fractionals move to larger and longer-range aircraft while membership companies remain happy with small aircraft.
Six ERJ145s on order from France for conversion.
The membership-based program is offering members one way flights between LAX and TEB or HPN.
Tax expert Nel Stubbs stresses operators and brokers must clearly spell out tax responsibilities to avoid potential IRS pitfalls.