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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Another Twist for the JetPass Card

JetPass Ultimate is a new jet card program from Cleveland-based Flight Options.
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Avantair: The Little Fractional That Could

Piaggio Avanti fractional provider Avantair is fast becoming a major player in the industry.
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The New Breed of Jet Cards

Last month, Flight Options and Flexjet began offering tiered-pricing jet cards
that provide steep discounts for not flying during peak periods.
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Fractionals: Evolution in action

Twenty years after its birth, the fractional concept is finally a mainstream part of the business aviation industry.
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Pogo a No Go for a While

Very light jet air-taxi hopeful Pogo will likely “not launch operations before 2009,” according to company CEO and former American Airlines boss Robert Cra
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NATA Offers Air Charter Safety System

The National Air Transportation Association (NATA) has developed a safety-management system for air charter firms.
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Will the air limo industry take off?

As anticipation builds over the pending certification of the first very light jet, the Eclipse 500, “There’s a new sense of legitimacy for the idea of pers
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FlightWorks opens facility at Manassas

At busy Manassas Regional Airport near Washington, D.C., FlightWorks has opened its third hangar/office facility for charter and aircraft management custom
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Charter under the microscope

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Drug Testing Rule Guidance in the Works

FAA officials at a meeting last month told representatives from key industry organizations, including the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), t
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Fractionals Included in Reporting Program

The FAA is extending the voluntary disclosure reporting program (VDRP) to fractional ownership programs on a test basis for one year, to May 19 next year.
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CharterX Acquires Wyvern Auditors

CharterX, a large online charter facilitator, has acquired air charter audit firm Wyvern Consulting of Palmyra, N.J.
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Charter broker aims for cleaner skies

Executive charter broker Flightplan has started making voluntary payments to offset the environmental impact of flights it books on behalf of clients.
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NetJets Financial Winds Shift Favorably

The nine-month-old NetJets pilot contract, which raised wages substantially, isn’t having the speculated adverse effect on profits at the fractional provid
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Dayjet taps first operations base

Per-seat, on-demand start-up operator DayJet said its first Southeast DayBase and maintenance facility will be at Gainesville Regional Airport, Fla.
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NetJets Europe Reports Growth

Ten years since it first offered fractional ownership outside the U.S., NetJets Europe (NJE) has reported the passing of two milestones in recent months.
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Manifest Notification Changes Proposed

Comments are due August 14 on proposed changes to U.S.
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Charter Operator Launches ‘SmartFuel

Van Nuys, Calif.