Charter & Fractional

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

September 15, 2022, 10:30 AM

Volato Spreads Its Wings with Gulfstream G280 Order

Light Jet operator Volato will bring a new, larger platform into its fractional fleet with an order from Gulfstream.

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Volato HondaJets parked on the airport ramp outside of the company's hangar
Aug 12, 2022 - 11:23 AM
Following its acquisition of aircraft charter and management provider Gulf Coast Aviation, Volato has introduced its own aircraft management business.
Tail view of Citation owned by Wheels Up on airport ramp
Aug 12, 2022 - 10:00 AM
Though Wheels Up's second-quarter revenues increased 49 percent YOY, to $425 million, its losses in the three-month period ballooned to $92.7 million.
Aug 11, 2022 - 11:52 AM
Unscheduled maintenance services are now available to Embraer business jet operators under a new partnership with Voar Aviation.
Aug 9, 2022 - 12:48 PM
Dubai-based Vista Global Holding said member growth across all of its business jet services platforms hit 43 percent in the first half of this year.
Wheels Up King Air 350i
Aug 9, 2022 - 12:01 PM
ATP Flight School has placed more than 1,250 pilots in the past 12 months.
Couple deplaning Luxaviation charter aircraft
Aug 5, 2022 - 11:30 AM
Luxaviation is seeing 1,000 or more charter inquiries a day from clients seeking summer travel.
Wheels Up aircraft
Aug 3, 2022 - 1:09 PM
Wheels Up Part 135 operations led all others in the the first half of the year, but EJM, Solairus, and Jet Aviation each saw significant gains, Argus said.
Jul 21, 2022 - 12:25 PM
Volato offers pilots first-year pay of $150,000.
Bombardier Global 7500 operated for charter with Elit'Avia on the airport ramp
Jul 20, 2022 - 12:37 PM
The European charter provider Elit’Avia has introduced a new jet card program, called the “Elit’Avia Green Card,” offering carbon-neutral charter flights.
Piaggio P.180 Avanti Evo
Jul 19, 2022 - 12:21 PM
French medevac and cargo operator Oyonnair ordered a Piaggio P1.180 Avanti Evo and plans three more purchases by year’s end.