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December 2017


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Yacht charter for jet customers – have you missed the boat?

There are many similarities between the users of luxury air and boat services. We look at how private jet brokers around the world are dipping a toe or two into the parallel specialism of yacht charter. We asked about the challenges of moving into another area of the travel industry, and what benefi...

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New Kid on the Block: Citation Longitude

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Elan Air launches in Dubai

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L'Voyage wins AsBAA award

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Above and Beyond: Resolving Part 135 charter arrangements for a former Part 91 pilot

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Air Partner offers JetCard enhancements

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A day in the life: In the A-Z of broker skills, S is for salad

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Other charter broker news

News from BACA: Member numbers fuel BACA engine  |   Edwards to re-energise BACA's role  |   News from Acana: A commitment to best practice  |   Monarch Air Group accepts Bitcoin  |   ACS reports a record quarter  |   Chapman Freeborn makes managerial appointment  |   Blackbird moves into charter ops  |   ASA Thailand moves across the road  |   Privé Jets launches jet card programmes

A Day in the Life

Online news

JetClass launches new flight routes across Europe  |   GetJet sponsors broker award  |   Stratajet strengthens tech team  |   PrivateFly takes over Bird Dog Jet  |   The Avinode Marketplace shows strong US charter growth  |   JetSmarter makes board appointment  |   EcoJets sells jet card via online retailer  |   PayNode's WorldFirst partnership facilitates bank payments  |   MemberJets launches private aviation seat marketplace  |   Returnjet reaches five-year milestone  |   Victor makes North America appointment  |   Stellar Labs raises $26.3 million equity funding  |   Jettly inaugurates flat fee membership

Charter operator news

Waves gets soft launch underway  |   Coleman Jet's GIV features Gogo AVANCE L5  |   GlobeAir logs record flights in three months  |   TAG Aviation Asia granted San Marino AOC  |   Comlux to operate Global Jet Capital Lineage 1000  |   Bankruptcy proceedings brought against Europ Star   |   Falcon Aviation offers three-month charter enticement  |   Empire Aviation Group awarded NSOP in India  |   Heli Jet wins Luxury Travel Guide award  |   Nomad Aviation signs Russian cooperation agreement  |   VistaJet partners with Christie's auction house  |   Jet Aviation is 50  |   Titan Airways receives BACA award  |   Head of customer experience appointed  |   VistaJet posts strong results  |   Deer Jet is Seven Stars' most exceptional brand  |   Sky Prime gains significant Saudi market share  |   Metrojet takes on general manager in Shanghai  |   Zetta Jet ceases operations  |   Premium Jet now accepts Bitcoin payments  |   A round-up of fleet additions


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The latest charter broker news releases

Series of senior hires showcases high-calibre tech talent at Avinode

17/01/18: Business aviation technology company Avinode has announced the latest in a series of tech-driven appointments to its senior leadership team over the past 12 months, with the latest promotion of Saskia de Jong to director of sales Americas.

Jettly announces strategic partnership with Uber

16/01/18: Jettly, the world's fastest-growing private jet club, has some exciting news to share with its business members. With the team working hard behind the scenes, the company is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic partnership with Uber, adding the company to its official list of Jettly global partners.

PrivateFly predicts millennial growth in 2018

08/01/18: 2017 saw more growth in the private aviation sector than at any time since the financial crisis, with activity up four per cent year-on-year in Europe. And according to PrivateFly, this upward climb is set to continue in 2018.

The latest charter operator news releases
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A year of incredible growth for global business aviation unicorn, VistaJet

17/01/18: VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, today announced that it had its strongest ever year in 2017, with flight hours up markedly year-on-year. It also made significant progress on its core strategic priorities, increasing market share across the globe, and recording double digit growth in flight hours in both the US and Asia. Also, following investment from funds affiliated with Rhône Capital, the company's equity is valued well in excess of $2.5billion, cementing VistaJet's position as one of the top five European unicorns by funding.

FAA approves Ravn Alaska's safety management system

16/01/18: Today, Ravn Air Group, Alaska's largest regional airline, is proud to announce its safety management system or SMS, has been approved by the FAA.