Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Since its founding with one FBO in 2005, Rectrix now operates facilities in Hyannis, Worcester and Westfield, Mass., as well as Sarasota, Fla.
London-based BBA Aviation will limit ownership of the Landmark charter and aircraft management business to a non-controlling stake to satisfy U.S. regs.
The combined entity will operate a fleet of 17 business jets and offer a range of services in three of the busiest business aviation markets.
National Mediation Board deems Directional Aviation units Flight Options and Flexjet as a single carrier, a ruling that will combine workforces.
Charter/management firms report steady growth in fleets and business, from both management customers and buyers of charter lift.
Angel Jet Network will transport underprivileged patients in China and across the Asia Pacific region.
Delivery marks the first fly-by-wire aircraft in the fractional provider's fleet.
The Falcon 2000 joins the Hawker 800XP and Beechcraft King Air B200 as third type in Corporate Eagle's fractional fleet.
Fresh investment in private flight provider Wheels Up will boost expansion in the U.S. and Europe.
Charter and maintenance group FAI is adding a new hangar at its Nuremberg, Germany, headquarters.