Charter & Fractional

News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.

Slovenian operator can extend over-water range to an alternate airport to three hours, allowing more flexibility and direct routing.
Executive Jet Airways (EJA) was founded on May 21, 1964, by a group of retired World War II U.S. Air Force generals.
Ultra-long-range jet is outfitted with eight seats in double-club configuration.
Wheels Up announced plans to begin offering charter flights to its members in Europe in the first half of next year.
Wheels Up currently operates in three zones in the U.S., the Northeast, Southeast and Southwest.
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Transparent charter broker Victor looks to surpass NetJets as big bizav brand as it pushes into U.S. market.
Europe’s highest court has ruled that non-German operators cannot be discriminated against.
Alpha Star ordered two ATR72-600s at the Dubai Aishow last fall. They will join its current fleet of six: five Airbus models and one ATR42-600.
Alpha Star Aviation Services to become the first operator of ATR 72-600s in the region
L to r: George Galanopoulos, managing director of London Executive Aviation, an Airops user; with Daniel Tee, managing director of Airops; and PrivateFly CEO Adam Twidell, celebrate the cooperation between Airops and PrivateFly.
Gama Aviation’s Airops software links with PrivateFly booking platform to automate charter quotes
Online charter marketplace Avinode recently enhanced its empty-leg feature to make it easier for users to combine trips to popular locations.
The efficiency of high-density routes could be increased by the industry working together to fill empty legs.