charter

October 12, 2011 - 4:11pm

Founded to promote self-regulation among air charter brokers, Acana (Air Charter Association of North America) has become the brokers’ alphabet group, taking the lead on issues affecting the charter brokerage business.

September 8, 2011 - 6:56am
Charter operators are doing their best to stay cheerful in the face of myriad

I thought that working in the media was a precarious career path until I started to learn more about the executive charter business. In the media these days we struggle to understand how our hard work will be paid for, with readers less and less willing to pay for our words and pictures and advertising budgets shrinking. Evidently, too many people out there think that a credible free press comes for free.

October 23, 2008 - 12:10pm

Virgin Charter today announced that it has partnered with global travel management company Radius, which will use the online marketplace to find and book charter flights for its clients. The news is tempered, however, by reports that Virgin Charter has laid off a number of employees.

July 22, 2008 - 11:33am

The FAA has provided grant money to fund a hotline for charter operators to report “suspected illegal commercial activity,” according to the National Air Transportation Association, which is administering the system.

October 12, 2007 - 11:27am

TAG Aviation USA has purchased Signature Flight Support’s charter sales network based at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., a business unit Signature acquired when it bought the AMR Combs chain in the late 1990s. Inquiries for charters at Signature’s more than 40 locations throughout the U.S. will still be referred to the California location for fulfillment. Under Signature, the flights were booked on a variety of charter providers.

September 29, 2006 - 10:35am

NBAA released the “Aircraft Charter Consumer Guide,” intended to provide charter users with a means for locating and evaluating charter operators. It is available free of charge at www.nbaa.org/charter.

 
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