Charter & Fractional

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

Dec 5, 2016 - 10:33 AM
Santulli is best known as the father of the fractional jet industry.
Dec 5, 2016 - 2:00 AM
Global Jet Capital is seeing more interest in leasing business aircraft.
Dec 5, 2016 - 2:00 AM
SPA could ultimately be privatized
Dec 5, 2016 - 12:45 AM
Jet Aviation’s Dubai MRO has received approval for G550 and G650 maintenance, and IS-BAH registration for 11 FBOs.
Dec 3, 2016 - 12:15 AM
Incoming Royal Jet CEO to leverage assets and prioritize safety, service excellence; says Saudi market size only 20pc bigger than UAE’s.
Dec 2, 2016 - 1:44 PM
The company will use Embraer Legacy 650s on these JetShuttle flights, which are offered on a per-seat basis to JetSmarter members.
Known mostly as a charter/management company, Gainjet has dipped into aircraft mods, now marketing quick-change fuel tanks to extend B737 endurance to nine hours.
Dec 2, 2016 - 1:15 AM
Athens-based operator is looking for more aircraft management opportunities, but is looking for larger jets, quality customers.
While large-cabin, ultra-long-range business jets get much of the attention, Abu-Dhabi’s GI Aviation believes there is a strong demand for shorter range trips using affordable single-engine turboprops, such as the Pilatus PC-12NG. Impending new rules in Europe could further stimulate single-engine ops as a business platform.
Dec 2, 2016 - 1:00 AM
GCAA is cautious on single-engine turboprop commercial operations, but MEBAA is supportive.
Dec 2, 2016 - 12:10 AM
With the regional market slow, and with sharply declining valuations, Empire Aviation Group is looking further afield to grow the business.
NasJet CEO Ghassan Hamdan expects new government requirements to provide incentive for additional business jet operators to sign on to his company’s management services.
Dec 2, 2016 - 12:05 AM
The operator manages fleet of 37 aircraft with 22 available for charter