Charter & Fractional

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

Dec 17, 2007 - 6:35 AM
The FAA has postponed until November 29 the compliance deadline for a controversial flight standards handbook bulletin that addresses aircraft configuratio
Dec 14, 2007 - 10:35 AM
The NTSB wants the FAA to emphasize the need for pilots, particularly those in single-pilot Part 135 operations, to provide “timely emergency briefings.” T
Dec 14, 2007 - 7:37 AM
Mount Saint Helens wasn’t the only imminent eruption last month.
Dec 14, 2007 - 7:18 AM
Mercury Air Centers and TAG Aviation disclosed a joint initiative to provide travel services through Mercury’s FBO network.
Dec 14, 2007 - 7:14 AM
Avantair, which operates a fractional ownership fleet of Piaggio Avanti twin turboprops, signed its 100th customer last month.
Dec 11, 2007 - 12:03 PM
Germany-based airline Lufthansa and NetJets Europe (NJE) are embroiled in a disagreement over the recently announced termination of their partnership of Lu
Dec 11, 2007 - 11:58 AM
Two months after it began its per-seat, on-demand air service, Boca Raton, Fla.-based DayJet yesterday expanded its very light jet air-taxi network to 28 n
Dec 11, 2007 - 11:40 AM
On Friday, NetJets pilots overwhelmingly supported a major amendment and extension to their collective-bargaining agreement between NetJets Aviation and Te
Dec 4, 2007 - 12:05 PM
JetBird, Europe’s planned new low-cost charter service, has raised €21 million ($31 million) in fresh capital through an oversubscribed private placement o
Dec 4, 2007 - 11:54 AM
Flight Options late Friday simultaneously announced its finalized acquisition by Miami-based private equity firm H.I.G.