Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
King Air 350 service expanded to the entire Texas Triangle with addition of eight more scheduled flights between Houston and Austin.
An arbitrator ruled that three union-organizing Flexjet pilots terminated by the fractional provider earlier this year be reinstated with back pay
Dominican jury sentenced both pilots to 20 years of prison and confiscated the French-operated Falcon 50.
Flexjet placed an order for up to 50 Gulfstreams last October, which includes the G450, G650 and the new G500.
The addition of Nashville is part of a growth plan that is expected to continue over the next year.
The turboprop operator is adding jets to the mix.
NetJets results were buoyed by a 62-percent increase in aircraft sales but tempered by aircraft cancellation fees.
First flight transported a couple from Cincinnati to Atlanta aboard a Falcon 2000.
The Air Charter Safety Foundation’s Illegal Charter Hotline is a useful resource for legitimate charter operators.
Will the aviation industry ever tolerate a real Uber-like service or is it simply impossible due to the regulatory climate?