Charter & Fractional

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

Feb 27, 2009 - 11:52 AM
PlaneSense, Alpha Flying’s Pilatus PC-12 fractional aircraft ownership program, has added seven airports in the Bahamas to its primary operating area.
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:26 AM
Bombardier Flexjet on February 3 launched a round-trip pricing program that reduces the cost of one- or two-day round trips for owners committed to at leas
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:24 AM
Middle East-based executive charter operator Rizon Jet has bucked the downturn in new business aircraft sales by placing a firm order for four Bombardier L
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:04 AM
Boston-based charter broker Magellan Jets last month launched its Voyager Program, which entitles members to guaranteed hourly rates on various aircraft; a
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:02 AM
Citing changes in the economy, charter management firm FirstFlight has sold its West Coast division less than a year after launching it.
Feb 27, 2009 - 11:01 AM
European very light jet charter service Blink has launched what it claims to be business aviation’s first frequent-flier program.
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:13 AM
Four years after a Challenger 600 operated by Platinum Jet Management crashed on takeoff from Teterboro Airport, resulting in a major FAA investigation of
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:11 AM
NetJets Europe has agreed to acquire Egelsbach Airport near Frankfurt, Germany’s financial center, for an undisclosed sum.
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:06 AM
The first nine new pilots to complete NetJets Europe’s ab initio training program joined the company’s flight-crew roster in November and December, followi
Feb 27, 2009 - 5:05 AM
Despite the recession, XOJet has reported strong year-over-year increases in revenue, flight hours and customers.