Property law

May 19, 2008 - 4:56am

“The ShAirForceOne program will deliver the ultimate corporate flight experience with respect to safety, security, comfort and productivity,” Art Brown, president of New York City-based ShAirForce, told AIN. “And we’re doing it at a price that is competitive with both the airlines and other fractional programs.”

May 17, 2008 - 4:38am

The system developed under the Cape Town Treaty to clarify ownership of aircraft and equipment is being made easier to use. Two years’ customer experience has driven changes aimed at improving International Registry of Mobile Assets (IRMA) processes used in recording individual financial interests.

April 14, 2008 - 9:59am

New York City-based ShAirForce LLC continues to move forward with its plan to become the world’s first fractional operator to offer its clients premium-class-only aircraft with daily nonstop service between high-demand domestic and international city pairs. The company recently released its Web site address ( and toll-free number, (866) Go-ShAir.

March 20, 2008 - 10:54am

ExecuJet Aviation today launched a new lease-based alternative to fractional ownership, block charter and traditional aircraft management called Simply Fly. Under the plan, the Switzerland-based group will acquire business jets and make them available to individual clients and operate them on a fully turnkey basis, covering crew, insurance, maintenance and handling. Customers will have exclusive use of an aircraft and a dedicated crew.

October 31, 2007 - 11:12am

A law recently approved by the California State Assembly would assess all fractional ownership flights in the state with personal property taxes, according to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). The legislation stipulates that all flights operated under a fractional ownership program in California would be subject to the property taxes of the county in which the operation occurs.

October 9, 2007 - 11:47am

According to the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), a law recently approved by the California State Assembly would assess all fractional ownership flights in the state with personal property taxes.

October 3, 2007 - 10:12am

Users of business-aircraft charter who prefer to purchase travel in advance now have another option that the service’s provider claims is different from other products. Under a program introduced early last month, global charter broker Air Partner is offering its new Jet Membership card program as an alternative to the group’s long-established classic charter operation.

July 30, 2007 - 12:21pm

Fractional operator Flight Options has expanded into the realm of aircraft management.

July 26, 2007 - 11:50am

UK charter operator LyddAir has launched its own fractional ownership program, offering shares in a variety of pre-owned twin-engine piston and turboprop airplanes. Initially, the company is offering shares in a pair of Piper Chieftains and a Beech Baron B58, but it is preparing to add a King Air 200 to the fleet.

May 11, 2007 - 5:58am

JetFly, a Luxembourg-based company set up in 1999, is offering fractional ownerships in single-engine turboprop aircraft.