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 6, 2009 - 6:02 AM
European low-cost air taxi pioneer Blink has taken delivery of three more Cessna Citation Mustangs.
May 6, 2009 - 5:58 AM
European business aircraft charter operators and brokers face an unpredictable summer following a 25- to 30-percent downturn in bookings as a result of the
May 5, 2009 - 11:55 AM
The FAA is proposing to require crew resource management (CRM) training for all Part 135 certificate holders’ pilots and flight attendants.
May 5, 2009 - 11:51 AM
Charter operator Air Trek’s battle to reinstate its Part 135 certificate following an FAA attempt at revocation appears to be back on track.
May 1, 2009 - 7:40 AM
Directional Capital, an investment firm led by Flight Options chairman and founder Kenn Ricci, private-equity firm Resilience Capital Partners and “key mem
May 1, 2009 - 6:54 AM
Fractional provider NetJets and its pilots union–NJASAP, the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots–have collaborated on a voluntary furlough-mitiga
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:31 AM
A UK-based broker is seeking to capitalize on surplus capacity among Cessna Citation Mustang operators by offering a variety of fractional ownership and pe
Apr 30, 2009 - 11:18 AM
Fractional aircraft providers have reshaped their marketing efforts to address the difficulty of trying to get customers to buy aircraft shares during a re
Apr 30, 2009 - 6:48 AM
Kansas City, Mo.-based regional fractional provider Executive AirShare last month took delivery of its first Embraer Phenom 100.
Apr 29, 2009 - 12:13 PM
Former American Airlines chief Robert Crandall’s plans to blanket the Northeast U.S.