Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Wheels Up is acquiring some of the assets of flight management systems provider Avianis Systems.
The jet card and jet management provider has doubled down in St. Louis and addded a base in Texas' capital.
At the Air Charter Expo, business aviation associations called for tougher action against illegal charter flights.
The Kansas-based company has a fractional fleet of 100 Embraer Phenom 100 and 300 business jets.
Clemens Aviation will initially expand to Wiley Post Airport in Oklahoma City with two Beechjets.
The jet card provider has partnered with luxury brand evaluator Forbes Travel Guide, on setting new customer service standards for its staff.
The two brands will offer exclusive benefits to their clients.
The multi-session program will be spread throughout the next year and include practical on-airport training.
L.J. Aviation's new base at Pittsburgh International Airport includes a customer reception area, meeting rooms, and 36,000-sq-ft of hangar space.
Demand was highest for super-midsize and heavy jets followed by light jets, broker New Flight Charters noted.