Charter & Fractional

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

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Stefanie Graf and Andre Agassi Talk Tennis, Philanthropy, Aviation, and More at NBAA-BACE

The most successful tennis players in the world give a wide ranging interview.
NBAA President and CEO Ed Belen with Stefanie Graf and Andre Agassi
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Magellan Jets Acquires Stellar Labs’ AI Platform

Acquisition is meant to streamline jet card, charter quoting process
Magellan Stellar combination
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Charter Brokers and Operators Address Sustainability

The Air Charter Association's Broker-Operator Forum met at FlyingGroup's headquarters in Belgium
The Air Charter Association Broker-Operator Forum at FlyingGroup headquarters in Belgium on October 3.
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Go Rentals Teams with International Yacht Company

Customers will be able to collect high-end cars at marinas where they disembark from yachts
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Broker Sees Easing of Charter Trip Availability

More aircraft are becoming available for charter
Planet 9 charter business jet

EMC Jet Becomes First U.S. Dealer For Lilium eVTOL Aircraft

The Texas-based private aviation group has committed to buying five Lilium Jets
An artist's impression of a Lilium Jet Pioneer Edition eVTOL aircraft over Dallas.
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Rejuvenated Wheels Up Aims for Operational Excellence

Private flight provider seeks to lessen dependence on leisure travel
George Mattson, Wheels UP
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FlyExclusive Sees Fractional Business Take Off

Three new Citation CJ3+ Jets now flying
FlyExclusive CJ3+
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Shared Ownership Model Brings More to Bizav's Table

Partners in Aviation helps match partnership aircraft buyers
business aircraft windows
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Vista Global Launches Vista America To Streamline U.S. Private Aviation Operations

David Stanley was appointed as the president of Vista America
VistaJet International Ltd
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Majority Oppose FAA's Change to Part 380 Flight Rules

Trade groups NBAA, GAMA, HAI, and NATA among those opposing a switch to Part 121 scheduled operations
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Lack of Tech Costing Charter Operators, Says MySky

The adoption of artificial intelligence can save time and money
MySky software
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Raise a Paddle for Corporate Angel Network

Cancer charity's annual auction and cocktail party kicks off Wednesday
Corporate Angel Network
Regulations and Government

Bluetail Enhances Part 135 Conformity Module

Mach Conformity Module eases records burden
Bluetail Mach conformity module
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UAS: Part 91 and International Bizav Traffic to U.S. Growing

Company sees an ‘exceptionally promising’ outlook for 2024
Omar Hosari, UAS CEO, with UAS team at EBACE 2023 (Credit UAS)
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Jet Linx Debuts Omaha Flagship Base

The new facility represents a major upgrade from the company's first private terminal
Jet Linx ribbon cutting Omaha (Photo: Jet Linx)
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Private Jet Card Pricing Down but Stabilizing

Jet card prices are down 6.3 percent from the end of 2022
Gulfstream G650

ExecuJet Adds Samson's Newcastle FBO to Network

The Luxaviation Group company has more than 100 FBOs in its worldwide chain
Gary Forster, Luxaviation Group FBO airport services manager (left) and Paula Ives, general manager of the Samson Executive Jet Centre at Newcastle International Airport in the UK
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Chapman Freeborn Unveils Premium Private Jet Membership Program

The program offers members access to more than 2,500 aircraft
Chapman Freeborn
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Flewber Prepares To Launch Air-taxi Service with Vision Jet

App-based, per-seat air charter to offer $199 fares for flights across New York tri-state area
Flewber has been showing off a private jet cabin mock-up in New York City.
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GlobeAir Breaks Ground on Austrian Operations Base

New eco-friendly facility will enhance the company's maintenance capabilities
artist rendering of new GlobeAir hangar at Linz Airport
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In Battle with Airlines, JSX Appeals for Support

JSX fears the airlines are trying to legislate it out of business
JSX Embraer ERJ
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Flyvbird Outlines Plan for On-demand Air Taxi Network

Its network of services to small regional airports will start in Germany
Tecnam's P2012 Traveller aircraft
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Airshare Closes Deal for Wheels Up's Managed Fleet

Transaction triples the size of Airshare's managed fleet
Airshare Embraer Legacy 500 (Photo: Airshare)
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TAG Aviation Opens Downtown Office in Singapore

The aircraft management and charter group has been established in Singapore since 2007
TAG Aviation office in Singapore's Marina Bay Financial Centre
Regulations and Government

The Fight Against Public Charters is Heating Up

American Airlines and the Air Line Pilots Association use a SkyWest Part 380 filing to push back against its use and JSX gets caught in the crosshairs.
Man with business jet
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New Organization Formed To Represent Charter Industry

USPAA expects to play ‘vital’ role in shaping industry standards
USPAA members meet with Cruz
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Flexjet Sends Praetor 600 On North American Tour

The super-midsize jet is now available in Flexjet's North American fleet
Embraer Praetor 600
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Gama Aviation Shows 1H Growth

The UK-based company saw profits increase by 3 percent year-over-year
Gama Aviation jet on ramp
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Wheels Up Names New Board sans Founder Kenny Dichter

Dichter out, Bellemare in
Wheels Up King Air 3501