Charter & Fractional

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

Jan 28, 2009 - 7:37 AM
Executive charter firm Empire Aviation has started operating a pair of Cessna 208 Grand Caravans on scheduled flights connecting Abu Dhabi International Ai
Jan 28, 2009 - 7:16 AM
European low-cost air-taxi pioneer Blink has taken delivery of three more Cessna Citation Mustangs.
Jan 27, 2009 - 10:14 AM
By the end of next month, JetDirect Aviation expects to close a deal with a private-equity firm “with significant private aviation experience” that will se
Jan 27, 2009 - 9:02 AM
ExecuJet Aviation has expanded its aircraft charter and management operation in Mexico with the addition of a Bombardier Global Express and a Dassault Falc
Jan 27, 2009 - 6:22 AM
Flight Options vice president of flight operations Bob Tyler last month announced 63 more pilot furloughs “due to reduced demand due to the ongoing nationa
Jan 22, 2009 - 10:23 AM
Large-cabin business jet flight activity in December took the biggest hit–26 percent–compared with activity over the same period in 2007, according to the
Jan 20, 2009 - 9:53 AM
In a letter sent to all pilots and flight attendants last Wednesday, Flight Options vice president of flight operations Bob Tyler announced furloughs that
Jan 15, 2009 - 10:59 AM
Farnborough, UK-based air-taxi service Blink recently took delivery of three more Cessna Citation Mustangs and now has four of the very light jets in servi
Dec 30, 2008 - 4:09 AM
The roll-out of ExecuJet Aviation’s new Simply Fly lease-based alternative to fractional ownership, block charter and traditional aircraft management has b
Dec 30, 2008 - 4:08 AM
The first private aircraft hangar certified to the platinum level by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system