Charter & Fractional

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

May 24, 2022, 12:27 PM

Textron Aviation Announces XLS Gen2 EASA Certification

The European launch customer for the Citation XLS Gen2 is Porsche Air Service in Austria.

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Switzerland's Karen orders two Bell 505 helicopters
Apr 28, 2022 - 11:43 AM
Bell has signed a purchase agreement with Swiss helicopter services company Karen for two Bell 505 helicopters for charter and flight training.
Volato HondaJet's on the airport ramp in front of Air Traffic Control tower
Apr 26, 2022 - 11:13 AM
Volato's West Coast base is at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California.
Sino Jet Dassault Falcon 7X
Apr 22, 2022 - 11:45 AM
Sino Jet plans to base up to two Dassault Falcon 7X tri-jets and establish maintenance and other operations to support the Hainan free trade port.
Partial exterior image of a Gulfstream jet
Apr 22, 2022 - 10:44 AM
European air charter broker Instajet now offers jet card on 10 U.S. city-pair routes with monthly or annual membership.
Business jet parked in front of Jet Linx hangar
Apr 21, 2022 - 10:41 AM
Jet Linx hopes to tap into some of ATP's 2,000 qualified students and instructors to fill its pilot ranks.
Digital rendering of Lilium Jet operating from vertiports
Apr 20, 2022 - 12:54 PM
Several companies developing electric and hybrid-electric eVTOL and eSTOL aircraft are exhibiting at the 2022 EBACE show in Geneva.
AmberNet Gulfstream G450 on ramp
Apr 19, 2022 - 11:38 AM
Under a partnership with NetJets, China-based Amber Aviation will receive 20 aircraft through the end of 2023.
NetJets Europe Cessna Citation Latitude
Apr 18, 2022 - 1:09 PM
NetJets is investing more than $2.3 billion in its global business jet fleet.
iPhone displays of Mirai Flights mobile booking application
Apr 14, 2022 - 10:20 AM
Online charter booking platform Mirai Flights has launched a new environmentally-friendly program focusing on filling empty leg segments.
Cutter Aviation FBO at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Apr 13, 2022 - 2:57 PM
Cutter Aviation is the latest service provider to join the Fly Alliance Preferred FBO network by Fly Louie.