Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Too few business aircraft are based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Arabian Gulf states to meet rising demand for executive charter flights, ac
London Executive Aviation (LEA) introduced the first Cessna Citation Excel in the UK charter market last month.
Pilot hiring by the four major fractional aircraft ownership operators is far ahead of last year’s, according to figures compiled by AIR.
Air charter operators have the opportunity to apply for federal relief as a result of September 11.
A new Web site, scheduled to be fully operational this month, promises to provide data on the major fractional programs, including detailed descriptions of
Flight Options CEO Kenn Ricci plans to obtain Part 135 approval for the Cleveland-based fractional provider.
Avolar, a stand-alone subsidiary of UAL Corp.
“Business has been very strong, but for all the wrong reasons,” said aircraft purchase broker Drew Callen, president of Boston JetSearch, which is based at
Executive Jet named Jim Christiansen vice president of national accounts for its NetJets fractional aircraft ownership program.
Executive Jet has named former communications and entertainment executive Mark Booth co-chairman of its NetJets Europe fractional aircraft ownership progra