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August 2, 2010 - 10:02am

The Department of Transportation is planning to issue a notice of proposed

August 2, 2010 - 10:01am

The Department of Transportation is planning to issue a notice of proposed

August 2, 2010 - 10:00am

The Department of Transportation is planning to issue a notice of proposed

June 15, 2010 - 12:49pm

The Air Charter Association of North America (Acana) has been working with the Department of Transportation to inform and educate the agency about the benefits and successful history of air charter brokers assisting government agencies with booking charter services.

November 23, 2009 - 6:30am

Virgin Charter, the online charter brokerage launched with great fanfare in mid-2007, ceased operations on October 23. “With the severe decline in corporate travel, Virgin Charter was unable to generate sufficient sales to underpin its business plan,” according to a company statement, “and has taken the difficult decision to close its doors.”

October 29, 2009 - 5:35am

Online charter broker Virgin Charter stopped “active operations” on October 23, according to a company statement. “With the severe decline in corporate travel, Virgin Charter was unable to generate sufficient sales to underpin its business plan and has taken the difficult decision to close its doors.” Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin USA launched Virgin Charter in mid-2007, with a focus on allowing charter users to

October 14, 2009 - 9:28am

CharterX Wyvern has endorsed the NBAA’s recently published NBAA Best Practices for Air Charter Brokering. The NBAA’s best-practices protocols include operational guidelines and safety oversight procedures.

September 17, 2009 - 11:58am

Wayne Rizzi, president of Los Angeles-based aircraft charter broker Air Royale International, yesterday resigned as the U.S. chapter president of UK-based Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA), saying the group isn’t willing to implement guidelines that would “raise standards in the air charter broker community.” Air Royale also has an office in London.

July 27, 2009 - 10:28am

Charter broker Mercury Jet Charter is offering one-way charter rates under its new Mercury Express program. Mercury will sell the entire aircraft or empty legs for rates starting at $4,500. Typical one-way rates include a coast-to-coast Citation X for $21,000, and a light jet from New York to South Florida starting at $7,000.

February 27, 2009 - 11:04am

Boston-based charter broker Magellan Jets last month launched its Voyager Program, which entitles members to guaranteed hourly rates on various aircraft; a scheduled departure guarantee (or a 10-percent discount on the traveler’s next flight); three aircraft upgrades per year; concierge service; and one-way and round-trip pricing.

 
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