Charter & Fractional

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

Detail of an airplane wing flying over Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:48 AM
While one business aviation market participant expressed optimism about Saudi Arabia, another said the kingdom is not doing as well as it should.
Empire Aviation Global 6000
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:45 AM
A dearth of available aircraft has seen it turn away charter opportunities.
Mohammed Al Husary
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:35 AM
Private jet travel is rebounding 'incredibly fast' post-pandemic in the Middle East and North Africa region, according to UAS International Trip Support.
RightJet CEO Mark Hardma
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:35 AM
The company estimates the Middle East brokerage market has reached critical mass, with at least 30 competitors.
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:26 AM
The seed of the idea to offer fully certified air ambulance dovetailed with the launch of a state-of-the-art medical center in Amman, Jordan.
VistaJet chief commercial officer Ian Moore
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:16 AM
During the first half of 2022, Vista added more thanr 100 aircraft to its fleet and VistaJet membership hours were up 60 percent in the Middle East.
Jetex’s customer service representatives during World Cup
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:14 AM
Jetex asserts a role as a top-five player in the market for comprehensive FBO and ground handling services.
World Cup Trophy
Dec 6, 2022 - 1:08 AM
Airports in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Dubai in the UAE, Muscat in Oman, and Jordan’s Aqaba are all able to handle aircraft parking during the event.
Oliver Hewson, Comlux sales director for the Middle East and Africa
Dec 6, 2022 - 12:51 AM
UAE-based Comlux is enjoying a strong fourth quarter, with COP27, the G20 summit, and the FIFA World Cup taking place in the region.
SpeedBird Cessna Citation CJ3
Dec 5, 2022 - 9:51 AM
SpeedBird has acquired four Cessna Citation CJ3/CJ3+ and two Bombardier Challenger 605 business jets.