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 29, 2008 - 7:30 AM
Charter aircraft operators seem to be weathering the double whammy of a recession and increased aviation security measures with reasonable success, with re
May 29, 2008 - 7:07 AM
Since mid-September, a French operator  has been flying the first Embraer ERJ-135 dedicated to charter in Europe.
May 28, 2008 - 8:57 AM
JetLimited, the new fractional aircraft ownership program from Rifton Aviation, believes it sets itself apart from other regional and national frax program
May 27, 2008 - 11:11 AM
Ohio-based Flight Options on Friday closed its maintenance facility at Cleveland Cuyahoga Airport and dismissed about 200 employees, 68 of whom were pilots
May 27, 2008 - 10:43 AM
Jonas Weil, 65, moved to ski resort haven Aspen, Colo., seven years ago and has since become totally disenchanted with flying to and from home on the airli
May 27, 2008 - 10:10 AM
British Airways (BA) ditched its business jet charter service just six months after launching it with charter broker Air Partner, the result of cost-cuttin
May 27, 2008 - 10:07 AM
 With the coming introduction of the Global Express into the Bombardier Flexjet fractional-ownership fleet, allocated usage will be based on days or h
May 27, 2008 - 9:31 AM
Flight Options and Raytheon Aircraft are combining their fractional-ownership programs into a new company in which the “new” Flight Options will hold 50.1
May 27, 2008 - 9:20 AM
Avolar, the budding stand-alone fractional business jet division of UAL Corp., stepped up its launch effort last month with a pair of new aircraft orders–d
May 22, 2008 - 6:09 AM
The 843 pilots hired by six major fractional aircraft ownership companies in the first nine months of this year were about 30 percent fewer than the 1,210