Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Luxaviation today acquired ExecuJet Aviation, almost tripling the size of its group.
NetJets kicks off mediation, while both NetJets and Flexjet have faced union lawsuits.
As a result of prolonged negotiations, 98 percent of the pilots recently voted “no confidence” in NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell.
Decline in NetJets’ fuel surcharge income was substantially offset by lower fuel expense, resulting in a minimal impact on profits.
Private charters were a significant contributor to strong financial results at Air Charter Service.
MexJet fractional program allows customers to buy a package of 200 flight hours that can be used over a five-year period.
Without knowledge or approval of NetJets, a team member undertook efforts on his own to blog and Tweet about the pilots’ union activities and positions.
Hawker 400XPs will initially fly scheduled charters serving Milwaukee, Indianapolis and Pittsburgh.
Flexjet works to transition former Learjet 85 customers into a new model as it prepares to take delivery of its first Gulfstreams.
IBT endorses lawsuit, saying pilots were illegally harassed and terminated for seeking unionization.