Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
While the number of available pilots will continue to increase with airline furloughs, charter execs say during an NBAA webinar the situation is temporary.
Charter brokerage TailHail aims to sell memberships and help bring more people into charter flying.
Montreal-based Acass is expanding its global footprint with its stake in Sonas Aviation.
ASL Fly Executive provides per-seat service using Embraer regional jets featuring a VIP cabin.
Ascent has partnered with Thai helicopter operators SRS Aviation and Advance Aviation to offer on demand helicopter charter in several locations.
India’s largest low-cost carrier Indigo has now started offering aircraft charter under IndiGo Charter Services to boost revenue.
Flexjet planned to announce a “significant expansion” in Europe two weeks ago at what would have been EBACE 2020, but Covid-19 pushed it to next spring.
Fly Louie Alliance has partnered with Hotel Connections to offer members savings on crew hotel stays and related amenities.
National Air Transportation Association president and CEO Tim Obitts says general aviation is equipped to quickly fill gaps in air service.
NATA said a rulemaking change to expand the number of pilot line checks that operators can perform would increase safety and ease FAA resource demands.