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

August 2016


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Rio 2016 Olympics: faster, higher, stronger?

The build up to the Brazil World Cup in 2014 was not without problems, but this time around, Olympic preparations for air traffic, let alone construction projects, security and logistics, have followed a torturous path. As we go to print, the 2016 Games are already underway. We previously asked how ...

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BACA promises support throughout Brexit

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Horizon Air Group finds synergy in chartering and selling jets

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Puchalski becomes manager of Chapman Freeborn in Poland

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Paramount Business Jets to sponsor round-the-world flight

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Phase one begins for SHY fly app

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Regal Wings enters premium lounge arena

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Charter operator news in this issue: The Charter Company appointed sales agent for Oryx Jet Boeings  |   Air Alliance Medflight opens office in UK  |   Company appointments  |   JetSuite and GlobeAir launch transatlantic partnership  |   What's happening in the world of operations  |   GainJet Ireland is ready for commercial operations  |   Guernsey's director of civil aviation issues first Air Operator Certificate  |   Accreditations and certifications  |   A round-up of fleet additions


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The latest charter broker news releases

ASG nominated for four Icons of Aviation awards by Asian Business Aviation Association

17/08/16: Asian Sky Group (ASG) has been nominated for an unprecedented four Icons of Aviation awards, presented by the Asian Business Aviation Association (AsBAA).

ACS has record month for volumes in July despite European market jitters

16/08/16: During the month of July leading aircraft charter specialist, Air Charter Service, booked 1,114 charter contracts, making it the company's best month on record.

PrivateFly announces board changes to support new phase of expansion

11/08/16: PrivateFly, the online booking service for private jets, today announced two new board appointments, to support its next phase of expansion in Europe and the USA.

The latest charter operator news releases
Coastal Helicopters to serve Burning Man 2016

22/08/16: Southern California based Coastal Helicopters is set to provide luxury VIP helicopter charter flights to Burning Man 2016 aboard its large twin-engine Sikorsky S76 helicopter.

Sun Air Jets, Mayo Aviation and Priester Aviation renew ACSF Industry Audit Standard registration

19/08/16: The Air Charter Safety Foundation (ACSF) is pleased to announce that Sun Air Jets, Camarillo, CA, Mayo Aviation, Denver, CO and Priester Aviation, Wheeling, IL, have all renewed their status on the ACSF Industry Audit Standard (IAS) registry. “By renewing their standing on the IAS registry, they have demonstrated their pledge to high standards,” said ACSF president Bryan Burns. “We congratulate them on their continued commitment.”

VistaJet: demand for business travel remains strong despite global economic uncertainties

18/08/16: VistaJet, the global leader in business aviation, today announced that despite global economic uncertainty, it has delivered continued growth over the past six months, and had its biggest ever quarter in the three months to June 2016. Global flight traffic was up 23% in the first six months of the year, highlighting that corporations, business leaders and entrepreneurs are actively pursuing new opportunities to build and grow.