Charter & Fractional

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

Aug 6, 2008 - 5:22 AM
Buyers looking for 100 to 200 hours of lift per year might be interested in a program called OwnershipPlus from Contrail Aviation of Baltimore.
Aug 5, 2008 - 8:29 AM
The Los Angeles board of airport commissioners, the agency that oversees several airports in the metropolitan area, announced last month it was suing chart
Aug 4, 2008 - 11:20 AM
Club Airways, the European scheduled business jet service, is broadening its fleet beyond Learjet 45s and is also rethinking its planned route network.
Aug 4, 2008 - 8:22 AM
What is fractional ownership in Europe? Judging by the way the concept has morphed since it started to appear in the continent during the second half of th
Aug 4, 2008 - 8:19 AM
The only really successful helicopter fractional operator is not in the U.S.
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:42 AM
Increasing size provides economies of scale for any business, but for fractional operators attaining “critical mass” in terms of fleet size and flight crew
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:40 AM
“What’s the difference between fractional helicopter operations and fractional business jet operations?” asked one fractional sales professional rhetorical
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:38 AM
As fractional ownership programs grew in size, complexity and number, considerable controversy within the aviation community arose as to their appropriate
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:36 AM
At first glance, the fractional industry, like the alien menace in a sci-fi thriller, appears to be morphing into a menagerie of hybrids.
Aug 4, 2008 - 7:34 AM
The concept of fractional ownership in the transportation industry is nearly half a millennium old.