Charter & Fractional

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

May 23, 2017, 6:29 AM

PlaneSense Gears Up for Launch of Pilatus PC-24

The company has an initial order for six PC-24s, but plans to place an add-on “significant order” as soon as Pilatus reopens the order book next year.

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Feb 6, 2017 - 11:09 AM
It will have a presence in “key locations” in Africa, Asia-Pacific, the Caribbean, Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:57 PM
The charter operator's scheduled service between Santa Monica, San Jose and Carlsbad, Calif., has been delayed.
VistaJet
Feb 1, 2017 - 12:06 PM
More than 65 percent of VistaJet U.S.’s new customers came from corporations and Fortune 500 companies.
GI Aviation Pilatus PC-12NG
Jan 23, 2017 - 11:23 AM
“GI Aviation is the first company to operate [the PC-12] in the region and is pioneering an all-new business model for the Gulf,” said CEO Marios Belidis.
Jan 23, 2017 - 9:31 AM
JetEight’s initial focus will be on Europe and will use “small private jets from lower-traffic terminals,” but also VIP terminals at major airports.
Jan 19, 2017 - 11:28 AM
ACE ’17 will include conference and learning sessions, a static display, exhibition space and networking opportunities.
Jan 18, 2017 - 9:59 PM
The National Air Transportation Association is holding a series of Air Charter Town Hall meetings throughout the U.S. this year.
Pilatus PC-24
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:09 AM
The fractional provider, which currently operates more than 50 PC-12 turboprop singles, will take delivery of the first customer PC-24 later this year.
Jan 10, 2017 - 11:47 AM
The FAA had determined that pilots who solicit passengers using the website are “common carriers” and subject to commercial transportation requirements.
Jan 9, 2017 - 12:56 PM
New shuttle services will connect Fort Lauderdale with Orlando, Tampa and the Bahamas.