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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Wheels Up Names New Board sans Founder Kenny Dichter

Dichter out, Bellemare in
Wheels Up King Air 3501
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Global Jet Strategically Growing Across Operations

Global Jet is adding numerous large aircraft to its charter fleet
(Photo: Global Jet)
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Delta Air Lines Consortium Completes Wheels Up Deal

$500 million credit facility buoys air charter company
Wheels Up King Air Beech 350 (Photo: Barry Ambrose)
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Textron Aviation Inks 1,500-jet Deal with NetJets

NetJets also the launch customer for new Cessna Citation Ascend
Citation midsize jet family
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Flexjet Is Launch Bizav Customer for Starlink Wi-Fi

First install is on Gulfstream G650, but plans call for fleet-wide implementation
Flexjet Gulfstream G650
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Chartright Unveils Light Jet Lease Program

New leasing program offers one-year terms on Citation Ultras and Encores
Chartright Cessna Citation light jets
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Wheels Up Appoints New CEO

Delta board member George Mattson will join Wheels Up as CEO in October
George Mattson CEO Wheels Up
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Tradewind Aviation Establishes Southeast U.S. Base

Florida facility allows air charter firm to expand service in region
Tradewind PC-12 on approach into St. Barths
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Air Serv Boosts Humanitarian Support Effort with Second Caravan

Cessna Caravan lands in Juba, South Sudan
An Air Serv Cessa Caravan arrives in Juba, South Sudan
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Flexjet Unveils New Digs in Cleveland

Opens $50 million facility at Cuyahoga County Airport
Flexjet's new headquarters and control center at KCGF
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Air Charter Companies Report Demand Stabilization

Air Charter Expo hears demand levels more closely matching aircraft supply
Air Charter Expo 2023 at London Biggin Hill Airport on September 12.
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Volato Taps SmartSky for In-flight Connectivity on HondaJets

Deal is for 20 new-production HondaJets and option to install on existing fleet
Volato HondaJet
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Bristow, Volocopter Team on eVTOL Service in U.S., UK

Agreement includes up to 80 VoloCity eVTOLs for Bristow
VoloCity over London
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Charter Rates Level Off in August, JetAsap Finds

Charter rates see small dips and increases, aircraft dependent
Family chartering an aircraft
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Delta Air Lines Pumps Another $15 Million into Wheels Up

Airline has plowed $60 million into Wheels Up over the last month
Private aviation group Wheels Up operates light jet aircraft.
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TAG Relocates In Geneva

The move gives the aviation services provider two offices in the city
TAG Aviation's Geneva Airport facility
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Caribbean Caravan Operators Consolidate

Makers Air expands flight services in the Bahamas
View of the azure Caribbean from a Makers air Grand Caravan

Airlines, ALPA Critique Proposed Public Charter Rule

Rule change could make 135 operators switch to Part 121
JSX Embraer ERJ
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ANAC Grants Part 91K Approval to Brazil's Avantto

Operator started approval process in early 2022
Avantto Embraer Phenom 100
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Aviation Orgs Question FAA over Proposed Public Charter Overhaul

Groups say proposal not based on data
Charter & Fractional Integrates Biz Ops System with Adobe Sign

Move streamlines contracting processes CEO Greg Jarrett
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Airacer Integrates Capabilities with FL3XX

Partnership provides real-time data exchange
FL3XX aviation management software (Photo: FL3XX)
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Wheels Up Pulls Harder on Delta Lifeline

Wheels Up gets $30 million from Delta
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European Charter Group Backs Vaeridion Electric Aircraft

Microliner could carry nine passengers up to 500 kilometers
Vaeridion Microliner electric aircraft
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Singapore Air Charter Offers Installment and Crypto Payments

Jet operator wants to attract wider client base
Singapore Air Charter private jet

XTI Seeks Inpixon Merger To Fund TriFan VTOL Aircraft

The turboshaft-powered aircraft would have longer range than eVTOLs
XTI's TriFan 600 VTOL aircraft
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PJS Intros Membership Fee-free Charter Booking Program

Promises more transparent and simpler bizjet bookings
(Photo: Private Jet Services)
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Delta Consortium To Take Control of Wheels Up

Delta CFO becomes Wheels Up chairman
Wheels Up King Air Beech 350 (Photo: Barry Ambrose)

FlyExclusive Backs Textron's Plans for Nexus eVTOL Aircraft

Charter operator joins Textron eAviation advisory board
Textron eAviation's Nexus eVTOL aircraft
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VistaJet Sees Continued Demand Growth

VistaJet hours, memberships surge in 2023's first-half
VistaJet European aircraft (Photo: VistaJet)