Charter & Fractional
News and issues concerning the aviation charter and fractional-ownership industries and markets, including company announcements, regulations, new developments and labor issues.
Private aviation membership company Surf Air has acquired online charter and per-seat marketplace BlackBird to create Surf Air Mobility Corp.
Berkshire Hathaway cited losses related to a government contract for lower FSI earnings, but saw upside with improved leases and flight hours at NetJets.
Pel-Air will use the Beechcraft King Air 350i twin-turboprops to provide air ambulance service in New South Wales, Australia.
Helicopter rideshare program Ascent is talking to eVTOL aircraft developers about service entry in Asia, while stepping up carbon offsetting.
The charter office and IAI Astra SPX are based at Signature Flight Support's FBO at Scottsdale Airport in Arizona.
Hong Kong-based M2 Aviation and California-based 24/7 Jet agree to partnership that expands each other's aircraft and charter management services.
Business aircraft flights in North America and Caribbean last month dipped 0.5 percent YOY, as gains in jets were more than offset by turboprops.
VistaJet will serve as an official supplier of private jet travel to the Scuderia Ferrari race team.
Charter operators and providers say they are seeing a growth in numbers from a younger demographic.
Clay Lacy Aviation has tapped World Kinect Energy Services to help develop a sustainability program that would significantly reduce its carbon footprint.