Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
After starting service last summer, Beacon ceased operations at the end of January.
The management of Flexjet and FlightOptions indicated that a pilot seniority list drawn up by the Teamsters union may be illegal.
JetSmarter members pay annual dues of $9,000 for access to free empty-leg flights and shuttle services.
With the purchase, the General Dynamics subsidiary will add 45, mainly large-cabin, business jets to its aircraft management and charter division.
The charter company had its strongest year ever during 2015.
FlightPartner introduces new V2 version of its online charter marketplace software
Private flight provider VistaJet this week launched its new app, allowing customers to book services such as catering.
Charter booking platform PrivateFly is integrating Rockwell Collins' ArincDirect Flight Operations System.
Comlux Aruba has been awarded Third Country Operator approval by the European Aviation Safety Agency.
Revenues at NetJets jumped 5 percent thanks to higher aircraft sales, but profits fell in part due to costs of a contract signing bonuses for its pilots.