Charter & Fractional

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

Jun 4, 2008 - 5:24 AM
SATSair, the largest Cirrus SR22 on-demand charter operator in the U.S., reported a 60-percent increase in the number of flights last year and booked an av
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:19 AM
Piaggio Avanti fractional provider Avantair is narrowing its losses and on course to reach profitability in the near future, company CEO Steven Santo said
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:04 AM
Accusing the Flight Options management team of being “out of touch with its pilots’ legitimate career aspirations,” the International Brotherhood of Teamst
Jun 4, 2008 - 5:01 AM
Dallas-based Bombardier Flexjet announced at the end of April that it had added the new Challenger 605 to its fractional fleet.
Jun 3, 2008 - 11:35 AM
On Friday, National Air Transportation Association (NATA) president James Coyne criticized the FAA for issuing another emergency suspension order for a Par
Jun 3, 2008 - 10:57 AM
Charter provider ExcelAire has added another Embraer Legacy 600, bringing to three the Long Island, N.Y.-based company’s fleet of the Brazilian-built jets
Jun 3, 2008 - 10:55 AM
The recent launch of Sentient Flight Group’s and  Virgin Charter introduced a new element to the charter industry: the ability to book
Jun 3, 2008 - 10:52 AM
The Cirrus SR22 has been the world’s best selling single-engine aircraft for five years, with more than 3,000 sold to date.
Jun 2, 2008 - 7:24 AM
Swift Aviation Group first made headlines eight years ago, following an announcement by Embraer that the Phoenix-based charter operator, sales and maintena
Jun 2, 2008 - 7:06 AM
Bombardier’s <strong>Skyjet International</strong> executive aircraft charter program will be in safe hands with proposed new Swiss owner <strong>VistaJet<