Air charter

October 1, 2011 - 1:25am
Rizon Jet reception at London Biggin Hill Airport

The conclusion of delegates at the Business Aviation Europe event at Biggin Hill Airport near London last month (September 14-15) seemed to be that things can only get better. But there was little hard evidence that this sentiment will be enough to push back against strong economic tides that threaten to pull the industry under once more.

August 26, 2011 - 8:50am

Opa Locka, Fla.-based charter/management provider Executive Air Services (EAS), which also owns charter broker Prudential Aviation, has released the Charter Broker’s Bill of Rights (CBBR), “created to acknowledge the unique place occupied by brokers in the jet charter industry,” according to EAS.

August 4, 2011 - 11:00am

Opa Locka, Fla.-based charter/management provider Executive Air Services (EAS), which also owns charter broker Prudential Aviation, has released the Charter Broker’s Bill of Rights (CBBR), “created to acknowledge the unique place occupied by brokers in the jet charter industry,” according to EAS.

June 28, 2011 - 10:10am

The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) released its updated safety review of the on-demand air charter industry yesterday. The “Part 135 Incident/Accident Review” takes a comprehensive look at the factors surrounding charter incidents and accidents from 2004 to the end of last year.

June 27, 2011 - 6:30am

Flight, duty and rest regulations currently being finalized for Part 121 airlines “can very well migrate over to the Part 135” on-demand sector, John Allen, head of the FAA’s flight standards office, warned charter operators at last month’s National Air Transportation Association Air Charter Summit.

“It’s likely that future rulemaking efforts will propose extending Part 121 [regulations] to Part 135,” he told attendees.

May 17, 2011 - 8:30pm

Europe’s still-fledgling entry-level charter jet market is showing some positive signs of growth, according to leading operators and analysts.

April 28, 2011 - 12:40pm

Business aircraft owners struggling to cover their costs now have an alternative to traditional aircraft management through the new Non-Equity Sharers (NES) program offered by UK-based Jet Connections. The Oxford-based company is offering to find up to three people or companies to share use of an aircraft with the owner by dividing the fixed operating costs and making each owner responsible for his individual flight-hour costs.

April 12, 2011 - 10:15am

Business aircraft owners struggling to cover their costs now have an alternative to traditional aircraft management through the new Non-Equity Sharers (NES) program offered by UK-based Jet Connections. The Oxford-based company is offering to find up to three people or companies to share use of an aircraft with the owner by dividing the fixed operating costs and making each owner responsible for his individual flight-hour costs.

February 28, 2011 - 10:35am

While the general aviation industry has suffered recently, demand for GA products and services will continue to grow, paced by new business jets and light sport aircraft, the FAA told attendees at its annual aerospace forecast.

"Business aviation shows signs of rebounding," said FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt. "And weπre projecting growth in general aviation sectors, particularly in the jet and light sport aircraft sectors."

December 29, 2010 - 8:40am

With most OEMs reporting that first-time new jet buyers account for between one-fifth and more than one-third of their current sales, private aviation services provider Jet Aviation has announced a new product aimed at smoothing the entry of such users into aircraft operation. The JetStart program helps buyers navigate the maze of administrative, maintenance and flight operation tasks required before the aircraft can enter service.

 
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