Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Club Airways, the European scheduled business jet service, is broadening its fleet beyond Learjet 45s and is also rethinking its planned route network.
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
The only really successful helicopter fractional operator is not in the U.S.
Increasing size provides economies of scale for any business, but for fractional operators attaining “critical mass” in terms of fleet size and flight crew
“What’s the difference between fractional helicopter operations and fractional business jet operations?” asked one fractional sales professional rhetorical
As fractional ownership programs grew in size, complexity and number, considerable controversy within the aviation community arose as to their appropriate
At first glance, the fractional industry, like the alien menace in a sci-fi thriller, appears to be morphing into a menagerie of hybrids.
The concept of fractional ownership in the transportation industry is nearly half a millennium old.
Executive Jet Aviation owner and CEO Richard Santulli brought the fractional-ownership concept to the business aviation community in the mid-1980s.
According to Aviation Research Group/US (ARG/US) of Cincinnati, the great majority of fractional aircraft share owners are satisfied with their program and