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 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
May 22, 2008 - 6:06 AM
Montreal-based Air Canada will convert up to four of its Boeing 737s into 48-seat business jets and place them into the airline’s new on-demand and contrac
May 22, 2008 - 5:12 AM
Last month the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) filed with the National Mediation Board (NMB) for an election to allow the pilots at fractional
May 21, 2008 - 12:18 PM
If parts of northern Europe were overshadowed yesterday by large numbers of aircraft flying east, it was not the much-vaunted arrival of very-light jets bu
May 21, 2008 - 12:07 PM
Russian charter operator Dexter Air Taxi has signed a fleet management program with Pratt & Whitney Canada covering eight PT6A-67P engines on its fleet of
May 21, 2008 - 11:18 AM
If parts of northern Europe were overshadowed yesterday by large numbers of aircraft flying east, it was not the much-vaunted arrival of very-light jets bu