Charter & Fractional

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

Jul 30, 2008 - 5:48 AM
Cleveland-based Flight Options came full circle late last month when it named company founder Kenn Ricci chairman, ending months of speculation that he wou
Jul 30, 2008 - 5:29 AM
The House bill reauthorizing FAA appropriations for the next four years contains an NBAA-sponsored provision that would allow on-demand air charter operato
Jul 30, 2008 - 5:29 AM
The FAA has provided grant money to fund a hotline for charter operators to report “suspected illegal commercial activity,” according to the National Air T
Jul 29, 2008 - 11:34 AM
Organizationally troubled Sentient Flight Group will be undergoing a restructuring, only a few weeks after the Weymouth, Mass.-based charter operator and m
Jul 28, 2008 - 11:48 AM
Four months after John Nahill, former v-p of corporate strategy and development at Raytheon Co., took charge of Flight Options from its founder and then ch
Jul 28, 2008 - 11:37 AM
JetEquity Travel has opened its doors with a block-charter operation out of Westchester County Airport, north of New York City.
Jul 28, 2008 - 11:36 AM
The growth of fractional aircraft share sales has cooled recently, reflected by delayed and canceled orders for new aircraft by fractional providers (<em><
Jul 28, 2008 - 10:36 AM
Indigo, the provider of “regular and frequent” business jet service between Chicago Midway Airport and Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, suspended flights e
Jul 28, 2008 - 10:28 AM
Watch for the FAA this month, at long last, to publish revisions to Part 91, including the new Subpart K for regulating fractional operations.
Jul 25, 2008 - 10:04 AM
Cash-flow problems at Sentient Jet Holdings, parent of charter, management and jet card firm Sentient Flight Group, have led to a leadership change at the