Charter & Fractional

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

Mar 3, 2011 - 9:46 AM
Demand for private and executive charter showed signs of strengthening from the outset this month, perhaps buoyed by increased bookings for flights to evac
Mar 2, 2011 - 9:07 AM
NetJets, the Berkshire Hathaway-owned fractional-share operator, completed a purchase agreement late last night for up to 120 new Bombardier Global jets, a
Mar 1, 2011 - 10:15 AM
Revenues at Berkshire Hathaway’s “other services” segment–which includes fractional jet provider NetJets and flight-training company FlightSafety Internati
Mar 1, 2011 - 7:45 AM
Gama Aviation has added a new Bombardier Challenger 850 to its managed fleet of business aircraft in the United Arab Emirates.
Mar 1, 2011 - 7:15 AM
Business aviation flew to the rescue of several thousand people fleeing Egypt during protests that led to the overthrow of long-standing President Hosni Mu
Mar 1, 2011 - 5:30 AM
Lufthansa has decided to close its Swiss Private Aviation (SPA) subsidiary and is set to seal a new deal with NetJets Europe to provide charter flights for
Feb 28, 2011 - 7:15 AM
China's business aviation sector took a leap forward last year when the number of private jets registered in the country went into three figures for the fi
Feb 24, 2011 - 6:15 AM
Russia, and the former Soviet republics surrounding it, remains a massive land of opportunity for business aviation.
Feb 24, 2011 - 6:10 AM
The recent removal of the loophole that allowed aircraft owners to import aircraft into the European Union (EU) via the UK at a zero rate of value-added ta
Feb 24, 2011 - 6:00 AM
The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is refocusing its lobbying efforts as it seeks to address regulatory inconsistencies not only between Wes