Charter & Fractional

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

January 30, 2023, 8:00 AM

Epps Aviation FBO Being Sold to Aero Center Chain

Epps Aviation and FBO at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport has been sold to SAR Trilogy's Aero Center FBO chain after nearly 60 years of family ownership.

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Jetfly Pilatus PC-12 in flight over clouds
Feb 7, 2023 - 11:24 AM
An abrupt turn to avoid clouds caused a Jetfly Pilatus PC-12 to momentarily lose control while on approach to France’s Brive-Souillac Airport.
Attendees at Planet 9 aircraft charter open house gather behind Bombardier Global business jet in the Castle & Cooke hangar at Van Nuys Airport.
Feb 7, 2023 - 11:11 AM
Charter-management firm Planet 9 has successfully made the transition into an international charter provider with a fleet of large-cabin jets.
Patient and medical professionals onboard medically equipped jet
Feb 6, 2023 - 6:04 AM
Air ambulance operation certification will enable Arab Wings to transport patients to Jordan from any country in the region.
Feb 3, 2023 - 11:05 AM
Flexjet is donating flight hours that will be auctioned or raffled at this weekend's Naples Winter Wine Festival to benefit an educational group for kids.
Epps Aviation at DeKalb-Peachgtree Airport in Atlanta
Jan 30, 2023 - 8:00 AM
Epps Aviation and FBO at DeKalb-Peachtree Airport has been sold to SAR Trilogy's Aero Center FBO chain after nearly 60 years of family ownership.
partial image of business jet
Jan 26, 2023 - 7:01 PM
Charter availability is still difficult as several factors, such as industry consolidation, new flyers, and workforce issues, squeeze the market.
Photo of Gulfstream G650ER
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:07 PM
The acquisition gives Prima Air Group access to ultra-long-range business jets such as the Gulfstream G650ER.
Photo of Volato HondaJets at airport
Jan 23, 2023 - 12:53 PM
Volato's Broker Rewards program offers an up to 4 percent cash commission for booking its HondaJets.
VistaJet Global 7500 on airport ramp backdropped by pastel colored clouds
Jan 23, 2023 - 10:51 AM
Vista Global Holding's revenue last year was 50 percent higher than 2021, driven by a 74 percent rise in VistaJet’s program membership gross hours sold.
Aero ERJ 135 on the ramp
Jan 23, 2023 - 10:23 AM
Fueled by a new round of financing, private jet charter provider Aero is expanding its market with the opening of a hub in Dallas, Texas.