Charter & Fractional

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

Sep 29, 2008 - 11:34 AM
Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet–the per-seat, on-demand charter operator of the Eclipse 500– ceased operations and let go most of its approximately 150 emplo
Sep 25, 2008 - 10:54 AM
European very light jet air-taxi start-up JetBird has raised an additional $14.2 million (€10 million) in launch capital by selling a 9.3-percent stake to
Sep 25, 2008 - 10:01 AM
Biggin Hill, UK-based helicopter charter operator Sky Charter has been designated the UK dealer for PZL Swidnik rotorcraft.
Sep 23, 2008 - 12:08 PM
Jet Republic today announced the launch of a major new European fractional ownership, lease and block charter program and revealed itself as the previously
Sep 19, 2008 - 11:51 AM
The fate of per-seat, on-demand air-taxi firm DayJet is up in the air, and its aircraft are not.
Sep 18, 2008 - 12:40 PM
Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy filing will have no impact on XOJet’s international expansion plans, according to the San Carlos, Calif.-based charter operator
Sep 9, 2008 - 11:54 AM
Although the recent economic downturn has led to a drop in charter activity among legitimate business travelers, the head of the U.S.
Sep 9, 2008 - 11:27 AM
British air-taxi operator startup FlairJet yesterday announced plans to enter service next May with a pair of Embraer Phenom 100s.
Sep 5, 2008 - 7:08 AM
While the composite structure, electrical harness and sub-assembly installation for Bombardier’s new Learjet 85 will be done at its Querétaro facility in M
Sep 5, 2008 - 7:05 AM
Noting that “every ounce counts,” Tapis is promoting its Ultraleather as a fuel saver.