Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Fractional expects this year to be even better based on its first-quarter growth during what is normally the company’s slowest season of the year.
Company is evaluating other aircraft for the new services it intends to operate within the state of Maharashtra in the west of India.
Requests for charter flight price quotes have been growing in China by more than 20 percent annually.
Plans call to initially provide charter-management services.
Deal is for pilot, maintenance technician, flight attendant and dispatcher training for Beijing Capital Airlines and Shanghai Deer Jet.
Global charter management company also grows line maintenance business and its FBO network
Arrangements are also being finalized to position two unspecified NetJets aircraft in China to support its charter business.
Lack of charter stats, activity impacts business aviation forecasting ability
Deer Jet is the biggest and set to get bigger, with more FBOs and aircraft in China planned
The new jets include a 2011 Airbus ACJ319 and 2012 Cessna Citation XLS+ that joined the fleet in January and a Bombardier Challenger 605 added in February.