Charter Charter and Fractional

News and issues concerning the aviation charter industry and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.

May 1, 2011 - 9:30 AM
In yet another case of local interpretation of federal regulations, at the Long Beach, Calif., Flight Standards District Office (FSDO) FAA inspectors have
Apr 28, 2011 - 12:40 PM
Business aircraft owners struggling to cover their costs now have an alternative to traditional aircraft management through the new Non-Equity Sharers (NES
Apr 1, 2011 - 5:15 AM
<b><i>by Matt Thurber</i></b> NetJets, the Berkshire Hathaway-owned fractional-share operator, completed a purchase agreement early last month for up to 1
Mar 31, 2011 - 5:50 AM
The bankruptcy trustee for debtors associated with <u>JetDirect Aviation</u> filed a complaint on February 20 that could force FBOs, charter operators, mai
Mar 30, 2011 - 7:10 AM
Lufthansa Private Jets confirmed the relaunch of its partnership with NetJets Europe, following the closure of its Swiss Private Aviation subsidiary.
Mar 28, 2011 - 10:45 AM
<b><i>by Charles Alcock</i></b> Light jets are losing market share in Europe, falling from 32 percent of the continent’s charter market in 2008 to 26 perce
Mar 1, 2011 - 7:45 AM
Gama Aviation has added a new Bombardier Challenger 850 to its managed fleet of business aircraft in the United Arab Emirates.
Mar 1, 2011 - 7:15 AM
Business aviation flew to the rescue of several thousand people fleeing Egypt during protests that led to the overthrow of long-standing President Hosni Mu
Mar 1, 2011 - 5:30 AM
Lufthansa has decided to close its Swiss Private Aviation (SPA) subsidiary and is set to seal a new deal with NetJets Europe to provide charter flights for
Feb 28, 2011 - 7:15 AM
China's business aviation sector took a leap forward last year when the number of private jets registered in the country went into three figures for the fi