Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
The private aviation membership program is set to firm up options for more aircraft in the next few months.
Charter portal Avinode serves the needs of charter operators and brokers, but not buyers of charter services.
Company plans to raise up to $9 million in growth capital early this year for U.S. expansion, marketing and technology developments.
Santa Ana, Calif.-based STAjets is one of only 125 Platinum safety-rated aircraft charter operators.
Consolidation reinforces Luxembourg-based group as Europe's number-one air charter operator.
Company has already received more than 1,000 resumes from qualified pilots and about 200 from flight attendant candidates.
Morchower is latest of former Marquis Jet executives to move into membership-based model.
Nearly 60 percent of all commercial aviation accidents in Canada involve air taxi operators, the TSB says.
Part 129 status enables operator to expand flights between European Union and U.S.
The fractional aircraft operator helped the hungry in its own community.