Air charter

April 30, 2012 - 4:05pm

FAA approval’s of the Alexandria Va.-based Air Charter Safety Foundation as an Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) manager last week set the stagefor a demonstration of the foundation’s new reporting system for on-demand charter operators.

April 24, 2012 - 6:00pm

North American Jet Charter Group (NAJ) recently received FAA approval to use the Eclipse EFB iPad aboard its Eclipse 500s on Part 135 flights. This electronic flight bag approval gives pilots the option to use Foreflight or Jeppesen en route and approach charts, as well as paperless versions of general operating manuals and minimum equipment lists, which are all stored and referenced through the iPad interface.

March 28, 2012 - 1:25am
AsiaJet

No one doubts that demand for business aviation is growing in Asia, but is the available aircraft capacity being developed sufficiently to meet this demand? It is not, according to Jean Noel Robert, president of the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA), who believes that the lack of available charter aircraft is a real impediment to growth.

March 26, 2012 - 9:36am

Private aviation services provider Hong Kong Jet has achieved the international standard for business aircraft operations (IS-BAO) for its business jet charter operation.

March 26, 2012 - 4:15am

Hong Kong-based Sino Jet Management and TWC Aviation have formed a strategic alliance to operate U.S.-registered jets in charter operations in Asia. The alliance marries Sino Jet’s marketing expertise and local knowledge and capabilities with TWC Aviation’s operational experience and U.S. Federal Aviation Administration Part 135 charter certificate.

February 14, 2012 - 2:30pm
Piaggio P.180 Avanti II

Piaggio Aero (Booth D11) has appointed CAEA Aviation Investment Co. as its exclusive sales agent in China. The Italian manufacturer also has announced CAEA’s first sale here at the Singapore Airshow, comprising two P180 Avanti II turboprops, to an unnamed customer.

February 6, 2012 - 2:25am

In an attempt to curtail the number of audits currently competing for the FBO and charter industry’s business, the National Air Transportation Association has launched a single industry-wide standard that it hopes will eventually replace them all. The NATA Safety 1st Ground Audit Standard is designed to promote industry best practices and the development of safety management systems.

February 4, 2012 - 4:05am

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has approved a five-year extension of its partnership authorizing National Air Transportation Association Compliance Services (Natacs) to continue as a trusted fingerprint facility to process biological and biometric information for general aviation and commercial aviation worldwide.

February 3, 2012 - 2:10am

Avjet has been offering aircraft sales, acquisition, charter, management services and oversight of completion and refurbishment projects since 1979. Headquartered in Burbank, Calif., the company maintains a presence in Washington D.C., Seoul; Abu Dhabi; Moscow; Tokyo; and other locations around the world. Avjet also owns and operates an FBO in Pagosa Springs, Colo.

February 1, 2012 - 4:05am

Trip-Speed is a simple iPhone app that helps aircraft owners and management firms communicate about aircraft availability for charter flights. Aviation attorney Stewart Lapayowker developed Trip-Speed to solve a key problem: getting timely agreement from an owner when a charter trip pops up.

 
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