Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
All net profits will go to providing no-cost private aircraft transportation for certain patients to and from Cincinnati Children’s Hosptial.
Also driven by an increase in services revenues attributable to increases in pass-through costs and a 2 percent increase in flight hours.
The operator also launched West Coast EVO Partners, its fractional ownership program tailored for the Piaggio turboprops.
Revenue fall blamed on "lower utilization in U.S. oil and gas operations, fewer search and rescue subscribers and the end of some dry-leasing contracts."
“Air Community” has the largest network of business jet and helicopter charters, industrial parks and flight training centers, among other services.
Blade’s Bounce on-demand service to JFK starts at $695 for the whole helicopter (typically an Astar) and $195 for per-seat scheduled service.
The vehicles will have stringent requirements for safety, noise and emissions, and be expected to have a range of at least 60 miles.
The agreement calls for the delivery of 50 test vehicles by 2020.
The Singapore-based charter operator, the world’s first operator of Ka-band-equipped Global 6000s, has added another to its fleet.
The company is planning to offer an array of tailored services, including a fly-sharing program.