Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
The helicopters are the first rotary-wing aircraft the ISBAO operator has added to its fleet since launching in November 2009.
Flexjet Europe is growing quickly, with plans to double its fleet and add new access programs next year.
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia's medevac-outfitted Pilatus PC-24 will allow it to transport patients longer distances.
The challenge of finding good people, higher pilot salaries, and regulatory requirements will drive consolidation of aircraft management companies.
The invitation-only program will offer jet cards in 25-hour blocks and involved travel from seven major cities in the U.S.
Operating under the same airline regulatory framework as Emirates and Etihad, as mandated by GCAA, proved costly and unworkable.
A number of accident and incident investigations have revealed several instances where inaccurate basic operating weight was used.
Consolidations cap a year of growth.
India-based Titan Aviation looks to make inroads into the U.S. charter market.
Both companies will benefit from the fleets and reach of the other, along with Luxaviation’s FBO and maintenance facilities around the world.