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Charter Broker is the leading magazine for business aviation charter professionals throughout the world, published bimonthly from February to December.

October 2016


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Broker accreditation: raising standards

Over time the ad hoc air charter industry has ceded to the demands of its major participants to improve the quality of business transacted by those involved in the operational side. Regulation has had a positive effect on safety....

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Vigilance, not complacency

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Alam pioneers change in the Canadian private aviation industry

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Asian Sky Group developments include arrival of Ba

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Investors in People recognition for Hunt & Palmer PLC

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Air Partner expands New York office as it strengthens US offering

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ARGUS offers broker discounts with Mountfitchet Risk Solutions

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Charter operator news in this issue: Executive Aviation Services moves to 51 North  |   Angel MedFlight achieves elite status with care certifications  |   Flexjet acquires Flairjet  |   RVL Group adds three Cessna F406s to its growing charter fleet  |   Clay Lacy and Key Air become one  |   XOJet adds app for real-time bookings  |   Company appointments  |   VistaJet reports strong performance figures  |   Accreditations and certifications  |   Jet Exchange embarks on American adventure  |   Luxaviation signs strategic partnership with Darwin Aviation  |   AirMed International re-accredited by EURAMI   |   NJM lands world speed record  |   Wisconsin Aviation marks longevity  |   AirX Aviation launches US operations  |   Aerocardal sees continued growth  |   A round-up of fleet additions


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The latest charter company job vacancies
Job titleCompanyClosing date
Charter Sales Executives or Charter BrokersAirX Charter30/10/2016
Charter Sales ExecutiveAcropolis Aviation12/11/2016
Executive Aircraft Charter BrokersHunt & Palmer30/11/2016


The latest charter broker news releases

Air Partner appoints Joe Halanen as emergency planning division manager

25/10/16: Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce that Joe Halanen has been appointed emergency planning division manager, effective immediately. Joe will be based in Air Partner's UK headquarters at Gatwick.

Air Partner joins fight against blood cancer as proud sponsor of DKMS's Annual Blood Ball in New York City

18/10/16: Air Partner, a global provider of private aviation services, is pleased to announce it will serve as a sponsor of The Blood Ball, an annual Halloween-inspired event benefiting DKMS. DKMS is an international not for profit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and blood disorders.

Air Charter Service reports steady growth in charter volumes at half way point

18/10/16: Leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, reports that it has seen charter numbers rise year on year at its financial year's half way point, July 31st.

The latest charter operator news releases
Acropolis Aviation enhances in-flight cuisine with award-winning cookery school

27/10/16: Acropolis Aviation, one of Europe's leading luxury air charter companies, is delighted to be taking its in-flight dining experience for clients to an even higher level. It recently sent its cabin crew to Ireland's award-winning cookery school, Tannery, in the seaside town of Dungarvan, County Waterford, run by accomplished chef, Paul Flynn. Here they spent two days' intensive training at the super-modern school and, in a challenging MasterChef-style environment, learned the secrets and skills a top restaurant calls on to present delicious meals and how they can be adapted in flight. The course covered the art of plate and platter presentation, food pairing, oven management and seasonal menu ideas.

SilverArrow acquires majority share of PrivatAir in Switzerland

27/10/16: SilverArrow Capital, a UK based group of private investment firms focusing on industrial growth sectors, real estate and infrastructure projects supported by a leading global advisory and operations team, has acquired a majority stake (51%) in PrivatAir SA.

SaxonAir enhances diversity in fleet with addition of two new aircraft

26/10/16: Private aircraft operator and aviation service provider SaxonAir has continued its expansion and diversity following the addition of a further two new generation aircraft to its fleet.