Charter & Fractional

News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.

May 15, 2011 - 11:35 PM
            The recovery in the private and business charter industry is continuing in Europe, but w
May 10, 2011 - 11:30 AM
Business aircraft flight activity last month dipped by 0.4 percent from a year ago, due primarily to a steep drop in Part 135 turboprop and light jet flyin
May 10, 2011 - 11:10 AM
CitationAir said yesterday that it has asked all of its remaining 32 pilots on furlough to return to work.
May 5, 2011 - 10:30 AM
Projected air charter demand dipped slightly from last month, but this has had negligible impact on anticipated pricing levels, according to the latest for
May 1, 2011 - 9:30 AM
In yet another case of local interpretation of federal regulations, at the Long Beach, Calif., Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) FAA inspectors have
Apr 30, 2011 - 11:20 AM
On March 28, David Sokol resigned from his job as chairman of several Berkshire Hathaway-owned companies, including fractional-share provider NetJets.
Apr 28, 2011 - 12:40 PM
Business aircraft owners struggling to cover their costs now have an alternative to traditional aircraft management through the new Non-Equity Sharers (NES
Apr 28, 2011 - 9:10 AM
The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is trying to encourage charter and fractional operators to support the move to a single safety audit standard–its
Apr 27, 2011 - 6:20 AM
Avantair now offers leasing of fractional shares of Piaggio Avanti turboprops.
Apr 21, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Berkshire Hathaway shareholder Mason Kirby filed a lawsuit on Monday against Berkshire Hathaway, company executives Warren Buffett and Charles Munger and o