Charter & Fractional

News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.

Mar 15, 2017 - 12:52 AM
Safety systems must be more than button-pushing exercises if they are to work as intended.
Mar 14, 2017 - 2:36 PM
The milestone flight follows a year in which VistaJet added 15 new business jets to its all-Bombardier fleet.
Mar 14, 2017 - 10:42 AM
Air Medical’s fleet of three jets and two King Air turboprops will join AirMed’s fleet of Beechcraft, Citation, Learjet, Hawker and King Air aircraft.
Mar 7, 2017 - 12:20 PM
Elit’Avia holds air operator certificates (AOCs) in EU member states Slovenia and Malta, and has an office in Atlanta.
Mar 6, 2017 - 11:41 AM
PlaneSense has been authorized to fly into seven Cuban airports, including those in the country’s two largest cities—Santiago and Havana.
Globe Air CEO Bernhard Fragner
Mar 5, 2017 - 2:56 PM
Austria-based Globe Air is trying to decide between stick with Cessna's smallest Citations for its light jet fleet, or switching to Embraer's Phenom 100.
Flexjet Ltd. CEO Ray Jones and Nextant 400XTi
Mar 1, 2017 - 11:33 AM
Its dedicated fleet will be available to U.S.-based Flexjet owners for point-to-point private jet travel within Europe or to the Middle East or Africa.
Mar 1, 2017 - 10:37 AM
"Industry-wide decline in demand” and acquisition of Tri-State Care Flight last year cited as contributors to lower earnings.
Feb 23, 2017 - 11:50 AM
Half of its new business last year came from customers who previously patronized another fractional provider.
Feb 16, 2017 - 12:35 PM
Service costs $2,100 per seat one-way, including taxes, according to company founding partner Justin Firestone.